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Tom and Russ

 

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At last, Monaghan was nobody's fool. He'd been swindled by a grifter, cheated by his partner, blinded by his pride, and deceived by a man wearing dark glasses and a bad toupee. But not any longer. Now he knew he knew what he was doing, and secure in the confidence of that knowledge, Monaghan went on to fulfill all but one of his childhood dreams in less than a decade.

Russ Hughes wrote to every Domino's franchisee, announcing that he was starting his own pizza company. It lasted six months.

Excerpted with permission from Living the Faith: A Life of Tom Monaghan) (University of Michigan Press, 2012.    (end of article)

[Originally published in October, 2012.]

 

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