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Ultimate Success

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Tyson holds two fistfuls of money and poses for cameras next to Don King during a news conference, June 1989.

"It's this young boy from the gutter, believing that life is all about acquiring -- acquiring women, acquiring gold, acquiring jewelry, acquiring big cars or planes or boats, a mansion -- it's acquiring. Acquiring large payments. But as I got older I realized that life is not about all that you can acquire. It's about loss."