Dickie Bird made millions from his career as a Test cricket umpire but says he will always regret prioritising work over marrying and having children



Dickie Bird made millions from his career as a Test cricket umpire but says he will always regret prioritising work over marrying and having children.
Bird, whose bestselling autobiography made him a millionaire overnight when it was published in the 1990s, is planning to leave a fortune to hospitals that care for sick children when he dies.
He breaks down in tears, he reveals, when he visits newborn babies with congenital heart defects in his role as an ambassador for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund at Leeds General Infirmary.
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7 April 2018 in Business, Views: 67
Source: Daily Mail
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