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December 18, 1989 | LARRY GREEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tiny grandmother Rose Blumkin belongs alongside giants in the pantheon of entrepreneurial chutzpah. At age 96, Blumkin is starting over again in business. A legend among Midwestern shoppers, founder of what became the nation's largest single furniture store, the personification of the 20th Century immigrant experience and fulfillment of the American dream, she is not going back to work to acquire more wealth.
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December 18, 1989 | LARRY GREEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tiny grandmother Rose Blumkin belongs alongside giants in the pantheon of entrepreneurial chutzpah. At age 96, Blumkin is starting over again in business. A legend among Midwestern shoppers, founder of what became the nation's largest single furniture store, the personification of the 20th Century immigrant experience and fulfillment of the American dream, she is not going back to work to acquire more wealth.
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April 7, 1991 | Linda Grant, Linda Grant, a contributing editor to this magazine, is a former staff writer for Fortune magazine and The Times
AS HE STRIDES INTO THE ROOM, THE PUDGY, UNREMARKABLE man in dark suit and tie, with thinning gray hair, unruly eyebrows and a kindly Mr. Chips face, peers out through horned-rimmed glasses at a small but engrossed gathering of professors. They have assembled at the Notre Dame College of Business Administration to sit at the feet of the master, the man regarded by cognoscenti as the premier businessman and investor of the past quarter century, multibillionaire Warren E. Buffett.
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