5. Family Matters

A well-to-do acquaintance of mine, I’ll call him Randall, lived in the pricey neighborhood of Rancho Santa Fe near San Diego. Some surveys list this ZIP code as the most affluent in the country. He told me the following story about coming home one day with his 12-year-old son in the back seat of his Mercedes. He said that for some reason, on this particular day, as they were passing through the entry of their guard-gated village, ...

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