Et Cetera, Et Cetera
Will the founder of Mail Boxes Etc. repeat his success with a digital photography "etc."?
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Twenty years ago, Tony DeSio, then 50 years old, enjoyed anearly retirement, all thanks to his highly successful aerospacecareer, during which he did important research in digital imageprocessing. But after two years, he grew restless and decided tobuy into a small start-up, which he grew into Mail Boxes Etc.
However, just as he reached the pinnacle of success, thedeleterious effects of his hectic lifestyle resulted in thenecessity of open-heart surgery. So he sold the business, underwenta quadruple coronary bypass and decided to retire again. But itdidn't take long after his surgery until, as DeSio puts it,"all the blood started surging through my veins. So I decidedto get back into it."
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