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Zuckerberg’s Prison Visit Shows That Great Opportunities Appear in the Most Unlikely Places

Zuckerberg's Prison Visit Shows That Great Opportunities Appear in the Most Unlikely Places

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Image credit: Mark Zuckerberg | Facebook Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg, along with a team from Facebook, on Oct. 13 signed their names into the guest book at the guard station at one of the most notorious prisons on the planet, a maximum security penitentiary that housed death-row inmates including ruthless murderers such as Charles Manson and Scott Peterson.

That day, they were in San Quentin State Prison making a special guest appearance at a class called Code.7370, a program that teaches inmates computer coding skills four days a week, eight hours a day for six months. Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity. — Joseph Sugarman Not so long ago, I was reading, writing, diligently dreaming and designing my new life while waiting […]

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