Why luck plays a big role in making you rich
Cornell economist Robert Frank is alive today because his heart stopped on the right tennis court. He wants us all to know how fortunate we are.
New York: Robert Frank was playing tennis one cold Saturday morning in Ithaca, New York, when his heart stopped. Sudden cardiac arrest–a short-circuit in the heart’s electrical signalling—kills 98% of its victims and leaves most of the rest permanently impaired.