While a lot of people want to show up to their ten and twenty-year reunions with a success story to tell, others would prefer to keep their secrets to themselves. When people know your bank account is nicely padded, you find yourself surrounded by a new group of fake friends, so this guy wasn’t just joking around. He was playing it smart.
This story also shows the solidarity that shines through amongst classmates during tough times. Rather than mocking him for not having a job, several people stepped up to offer a kind words. We wonder how long it took them to find out they were giving career advice to a multi-millionaire.