" 'Let me introduce myself, my name is Sam Walton,' he says. 'I'm only a little fellow from Bentonville,Arkansas, and I'm in the retail business.' 鈥淢y poor, poor mother!鈥?Maggie burst out, cut to the heart with pity and compunction, and throwing her arms round her mother鈥檚 neck; 鈥淚 was always naughty and troublesome to you. And now you might have been happy if it hadn鈥檛 been for me.鈥? Inside Wal-Mart, there were co-conspirators as well. Without the patient, shrewd encouragement ofSam's personal secretary, Becky Elliott, he would have found some excuse to permanently postpone thebook. From the outset, Wal-Mart CEO David Glass lent it his official seal of approval, which meant allthe difference. And the entire Walton family supported the book. Helen Walton's grace and hospitalityunder difficult circumstances were most appreciated, as were her Razorback basketball tickets. RobWalton's professional shepherding of the project made it easier on everyone. 亚洲区偷拍自拍29P_我要色综合_欧美AV_色汉综合_天天操影院 Again a deep flush came over Maggie鈥檚 face, and she was silent. Stephen thought again that he was beginning to prevail 鈥?he had never yet believed that he should not prevail; there are possibilities which our minds shrink from too completely for us to fear them. STORES SALES1970 32 $ 31 million1972 51 $ 78 million'