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Mark Zuckerberg Just Announced He’s Giving Away 99% of His Facebook Stock

What was your last birthday present?

A sweater? A gift card? Maybe even a trip somewhere and a nice stay at a moderately inexpensive B&B (if only the jacuzzi jets had worked) .

You know what Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter just got; a beautiful letter from her mother and father and their commitment to give up 99% of their Facebook stock (roughly $45 billion) over their lifetime in a commitment to make her world a better one to live in.

Welcome to the world, Max Zuckerberg. We promise not every day will be this good.

But thanks to good humans like your parents, it might have a chance. In a lengthy Facebook post, entitled “A letter to our daughter”, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that they’re starting the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative “to join people across the world to advance human potential and promote equality for all children in the next generation.”

Read the full post below for full details and some truly inspiring stuff:

Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world!For her birth, we wrote a letter to her about…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, December 1, 2015


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