Bill Gates Shares the Stories That Inspired Him in 2017

The billionaire philanthropist shone a spotlight on some of the more positive moments from the year.
Bill Gates Shares the Stories That Inspired Him in 2017
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The end of the year often brings with it burnout, stress over the holidays and general anxiety about meeting your deadlines and goals. But this week, Bill Gates took a few minutes to highlight the events, people and even memes that gave him reasons to be optimistic about the direction the world is heading.

From a very on-brand film recommendation to shoutouts to a hardworking student, check out Gates’s top moments of the year.

Related: 21 Weird Things We've Learned About Bill Gates

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