When the 2013 government shutdown threatened the closing down of a national program giving medical attention and meals to children, John D. Arnold donated $10 million of his own money to keep it afloat.
The rarest motorcycle in the world was found behind a brick wall in Chicago and has engine technologies well ahead of its time. The “Traub” is still running to this day.
In 1996, an Iraqi man named Sam Eisho moved to Australia and used the welfare system as income. Some years later, he became successful and wrote a cheque for more than $18,000 to the Australian Government (every cent they gave him).