NEW DELHI: As Tim Cook becomes more comfortable on center stage as Apple ‘s CEO, the public is starting to learn more about how past events shaped the intensely private man. Cook, who told George Washington University’s graduating class over the weekend to fight injustice, drew on his experience growing up in 1970s Alabama of governor George Wallace, where he saw firsthand segregation and the trampling of human rights. “Your challenge is to find work that pays the rent, that puts food on the table and lets you do what is right and good and just,” Cook, 54, told the crowd of 25,000 assembled on Sunday. “Find your North Star, let it guide you in life and work and in your life's work.” “I had to figure out what was right and true,” Cook said. “It was a search, it was a process, it drew on the moral sense that I learned from my parents, and in church and in my own heart and led me on my own journey of discovery. I found books in the public library that they probably didn't know they had. They all pointed to the fact that Wallace was wrong —that injustices like segregation… Read full this story
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