Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's, up to 52 years selling paper cups

Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's, up to 52 years selling paper cups

"In 1954, I was 52 years old. I have had diabetes and arthritis. I cut the gall bladder and most of the thyroid gland. But I believe in the future, "- so Ray Kroc recalled the fateful moment when he met the McDonald brothers.

Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's, up to 52 years selling paper cups

In addition to numerous diseases, he was hard of hearing and is not rich. Kroc was a well-known businessman, but his business on a regular basis have failed. When in 1954 it took him 15 thousand in cash to buy a license for the distribution of "McDonald's", no bank gave him a loan. I had to lay the house and insurance, then he lived for 30 years and earned 600 million.