Samuel Truett Cathy: Chick-Fil-A

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Samuel Truett Cathy, better known as Truett Cathy was the founder of Chick-fil-A. He was a small-town boy who was born in Eatonton, Georgia on March 14, 1921. From a young age, Cathy always had passion for business. When he was younger he used to help his family make extra money by selling Coca-Cola, operating a paper route, and performing odd jobs. He made so much money with his paper route that he eventually became the “breadwinner” of the house. At the start of World War II, Truett and his brother served in the army and when they returned in 1946, he furthered his dream in business by opening a small restaurant named the Dwarf Grill. Once the business aspect of his life was doing well he decided to focus a little more on his love life.

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