As Scottish entrepreneur Tom Hunter received Carnegie Medal for Philanthropy, he thanked his dad for teaching the value of giving back to your community.
"The entrepreneur paid tribute to his 'hero and inspiration' as he attended a ceremony at the Scottish Parliament to receive the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.... Sir Tom, described in 2007 as Scotland's first home-grown billionaire, said his father had taught him the importance of 'giving back' during his childhood in New Cumnock, East Ayrshire. He said: 'Growing up in a very small village in Scotland that was dominated by the coal mines, he was a grocer. He totally understood that he could make a living only if the community prospered and to put something back into the community that was giving him a living.'" -- the Herald