Leisure Suit Larry
July 5, 2006 5:04 PM Subscribe
Revenge of the Third World Virgins!
If you were worth $600 million by age 40, how would you spend the rest of your life? For Larry Hillblom, the "H" in DHL
, the plan wassimple: move to the tax haven
of Saipan, fly restored WWII seaplanes, restore colonial-era resorts
in Vietnam, and -- of course -- bed as many teenaged virgins as possible. When the apparently unmarried and childless Hillblom died in 1995, after the seaplane he was piloting crashed into the South Pacific, his will left nearly his entire fortune to establish a foundation for medical research
at UCLA (in gratitude for their treatment of him after an earlier plane crash). But claims on his estate
were almost immediately made by several of Larry's virgins, who claimed to have borne children by him. Thus began a bitter court battle for Larry's millions, which resulted in four previously penniless
children winning $90 million each after DNA testing
proved his paternity. The money may be a mixed blessing
for his kids
, but considering that Larry almost certainly knew that he could have disinherited them with a few words
, he probably wanted it that way.
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