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Sam Walton, Made in America: My Story Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Sam Walton

The subject of the autobiography and creator of Wal-Mart, Sam Walton talks about his life and the overall expansion of his business. Sam starts out discussing the events that happened to him throughout his life that helped to define his sense of business propriety and financial responsibility over the years.

Sam's business, Wal-Mart, is one of the most successful organizations in the United States. However, the business is a creation and extension of Sam Walton's origins and his business philosophies. Now Sam is one of the richest men in America and Wal-Mart stores permeate the retail industry of America. Since he decided to make his entire family members of his company, their partnership has ensured that Wal-Mart is still basically a family-owned company despite its size.

Sam has always been a hard-working individual. He was born just before the Great Depression and Dust Bowl era in...

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