Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder have welcomed their first child to the world. This beautiful baby girl is called Max, was delivered early last week. In her arrival, the couple announce plans to give away most of their $45 billion fortune. For the tribute, Zuckerberg also shared the news of the baby’s birth in a Facebook thread with letter entitled ‘a Letter to Our Daughter’.
In that post, the couple appoint to donate the vast majority of their fortune to future generation. The post said the couple will donate their 99% of Facebook shares –right now valued at $45 billion- for charity, to improve the world for next generation.
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That letter described the feeling of Zuckerberg and Priscilla as new parent. The letter entitled ‘Dear Max’ contains 2234 words which is very meaningful yet emotional. Our favorite line would be:
‘Your mother and I don’t yet have the words to describe the hope you give us for the future. Your new life is full of promise, and we hope you will be happy and healthy so you can explore it fully. You’ve already given us a reason to reflect on the world we hope you live in.’
The letter has become viral on Facebook and gain huge attention from the world. Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, wrote in response: ‘This is a beautiful letter and an incredible commitment to future generations.’
Indeed, in that letter, Mark Zuckerberg thought of her daughter’s future world and the future generation. It was about the future generation, health care and hope.
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Mark Zuckerberg, 31, and Priscilla Chan, 30, first met at a fraternity party while students at Harvard. They started dating in 2003 and get married in 2012, the day after Facebook’s initial public offering. The couple first announced about the pregnancy on Facebook in July. Zuckerberg revealed her wife had suffered from three miscarriages before the last pregnancy.
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