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Mahmoud was a young boy from a poor village.
He started working from the age of 5, and learned masonry from his father. When he grew up to be 18, he decided to go to a big city and start a proper job.
He started working for a factory. When he heard that the factory wanted to build a wall all around its land, he offered the cheapest price to build a perfect wall with guarantee.
The factory owner was very happy about the cheap offer and made Mahmoud responsible for ordering the materials. Mahmoud stole half the materials and sold it in the black market. After two years the wall was finished and Mahmoud was rich.
With his savings, he bought expensive rugs and stored it in a storage and insured them.
After a month, his storage burned down.
When the insurance company sent an appraiser, they confirmed that…
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