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  • You know, this program goes out to people all over the world, and some of them, they might actually been in this situation you were in because when you were a young boy, I mean, you didn't have much capital.

  • I know.

  • You know, you had a tough time in school and you were bullied.

  • And what do you say to kids out there who, you know, maybe get bullied and don't know the West Way to go forward.

  • Let's carry Father.

  • Yeah.

  • Bullied.

  • Okay.

  • May made about that.

  • Okay.

  • Gotcha.

  • Was it hard in school?

  • Yeah, of course.

  • It was hard in school.

  • I mean, you know, it was a tough area on.

  • Do you know you have to stand up for yourself.

  • It wasn't that hard, but it was I had a good schooling.

  • Andi, I can't complain about the schooling.

  • The school I went so you could learn how to build a brick wall.

  • Or you could learn Shakespeare.

  • I mean, that's how diverse it was.

  • And I think it was excellent.

  • S o.

  • I was very happy in my school.

  • What lessons did you learn from your parents and your grand parents?

  • What were they your parents.

  • Grand parents?

  • I didn't know at all.

  • Really.

  • I was the youngest off a family for my nearest siblings were 12 years older than May on.

  • I was born in 1947 I think as maybe a result off, perhaps a a celebration of Postwar inebriation is Put it that way on.

  • I was told my mom I think I was a mistake.

  • She has never admitted it, but was one of the best mistake's.

  • She's obviously made in her life.

  • Um, but so yeah.

  • No, sorry.

  • The question again was it was more What did you learn from your parents?

  • As far as your dad and your mom?

  • Well, my dad, well, they had no money.

  • A simple as that.

  • So they had to provide for the four Children on day.

  • Had to be very careful.

  • Um, in what they spent very, very, very careful.

  • And that's what kind of motivated me to say.

  • I'm not gonna live like this.

  • I am not gonna live like this.

  • And as soon as I can afford it, my dad came to work for May on.

  • I remember saying to him, Right, you're gonna leave your job working in that sweatshop in the garment industry, and you're coming to work for May.

  • And even then he was very nervous.

  • I said, Well, hold on.

  • Who's gonna pay me on Fridays?

  • I am.

  • He said.

  • Well, what do you mean you are?

  • I said, Well, I am.

  • I'm running a business.

  • So I'm gonna pay you on Friday and the story.

  • Don't worry about it, you know?

  • And that's how nervous he was.

  • Really?

  • You know, on That's really what he said to me when I started my business.

  • When I was a young boy, 17 years old, Who's gonna pay on Friday.

  • So I'm gonna pay myself.

  • You don't get it, do you?

  • It's a different mentality, but they did their best.

  • They did the very, very best.

  • In a very poor family.

  • They did their very best.

  • And then, fortunately, I was able to show them a much better life later on in life.

  • Were they proud of you?

  • Oh, for sure.

  • 100%.

  • As are my brothers and sisters.

  • Yeah.

  • Why My wife?

  • Why?

You know, this program goes out to people all over the world, and some of them, they might actually been in this situation you were in because when you were a young boy, I mean, you didn't have much capital.

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GROWING UP: What It Was Like Growing Up In South London & Living With My Family - Lord Alan Sugar

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