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190 Now that you know the content of the Enchanted Kettle is a world famous
191 drink, it is fitting that the author confess that the home city of the drink supplied
192 him with a wife, also that the drink itself provides him with stimulation of
193 thought without intoxication, and thereby it serves to give the refreshment of
194 mind which an author must have to do his best work.
195 Whoever you are, wherever you may live, whatever occupation you may be en-
196 gaged in, just remember in the future, every time you see the words "Coca-Cola,"
197 that its vast empire of wealth and influence grew out of a single IDEA, and that
198 the mysterious ingredient the drug clerk- Asa Candler-mixed with the secret
199 formula was. . . IMAGINATION!
200 Stop and think of that, for a moment. Remember, also, that the thirteen steps to
201 riches, described in this book, were the media through which the influence of
202 Coca-Cola has been extended to every city, town, village, and cross-roads of the
203 world, and that ANY IDEA you may create, as bold and meritorious as Coca-
204 Cola, has the possibility of duplicating the stupendous record of this world-wide
205 thirst-killer.
206 Truly, thoughts are things, and their scope of operation is the world, itself. WHAT I WOULD DO IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS
207 This story proves the truth of that old saying, "where there's a will, there's a
208 way." It was told to me by that beloved educator and clergyman, the late Frank
209 W. Gunsaulus, who began his preaching career in the stockyards region of South
210 Chicago.
211 While Dr. Gunsaulus was going through college, he observed many defects in
212 our educational system, defects which he believed he could correct, if he were
213 the head of a college. His deepest desire was to become the directing head of an
214 educational institution in which young men and women would be taught to
215 "learn by doing."

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