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The Million Dollar Teen

An Argentine won 1 million dollars, working!!! And, on top of that, he's a teenager. An example worthy of imitation on the part of everyone.

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El adolescente del millón de dólares

We have to rethink the world and above all, the country. Well. We have a teenager who looks like he rethought it.

Hugo Santiago López did not study at university nor does he plan to do it. However, at 19, he already earned his first million dollars. And he promises to stay on that path.

Economic guru? Very far. Astro football? Cold cold

The kid is a hacker. Yes. Hacker. I mean, he goes into other computer systems and does things. In your case, legal. It is dedicated to reporting errors in computer programs. Security errors, to be more precise. He just detected a fault that got him paid for a green stick.

Flaunting an improper maturity of a teenager, the first thing he did was buy a house. Also two high-end cars, but who can refuse to indulge yourself?

How did he get to work for the US government and to be interviewed at the BBC, you'll wonder. The road looks like a boludez, especially because of how it started: he watched the film “Hackers” and was inspired. But nothing was easy for him. If not, we'd all watch  Messi  's videos and we'd be football cracks. Sure, he's talented for computer science, first of all. But this guy resembling Roger  Federer  at 19, he put a lot of claw, many sleepless nights, sacrifice, effort, and, above all, as he said, “A lot of patience.”

The same thing that seems to have been exhausted for some Argentines who believe that winning a million of whatever is is easy.

Publication Date: 03/04/2019

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