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Forbes has released its annual listing of the world’s top billionaires. Not surprisingly, five out of the top 11 people on the list are heirs of Wal-Mart’s late founder, Sam Walton.

Tied for seventh place with $16.5 billion apiece, are Alice Walton, Helen Walton, Jim Walton, John Walton, and R. Robson Walton.

Some other familiar names on the list…

    • Bill Gates is on top, with $40.7 billion.
    • David Sainsbury is # 113, with $3 billion.
    •.Charles Butt makes # 222, with $1.8 billion.
    • Kenneth Morrison of the UK, who is trying to buy Safeway Plc, ranked # 236, with $1.7 billion.
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