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Super-size yachts can be a job engine

Many people go into building and maintaining them

The more the merrier: Mr Jones said that he wanted to encourage other wealthy people to think about how their opulent lifestyles could provide jobs. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[NEW YORK] Dennis Jones was struck by an intriguing coincidence when he took delivery of his custom-built superyacht: The US$34 million he paid for it was equal to the US$34 million he had donated to charity since 2000. The contributions helped the neediest around St Louis get an education, get