Sir James Dyson: From barrows to billions

Sir James, whose father died when he was a child, grew up in Norfolk in the 1950s. Speaking about his childhood he said, “Money was very unimportant and what was much more important to me, and was a greater gift, was the countryside, the seaside, the sand dunes, the freedom.”

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