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lovesong
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lovesong,
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5/13/2015 | 7:58:17 AM
Re: that's devotion
Yeah exactly. this shows the depth of their  friendship. Moreover, Steve made exceptions for Cook like being able to serve on an outside board of directors as a reward to Cook. Again it seems like Steve had a great deal of respect for Cook since they were so different which allowed them to work together when Jobs was CEO and Tim was COO
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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3/17/2015 | 4:36:35 AM
Re: that's devotion
SusanN, 

"This story of Tim Cook offering Steve Jobs a portion of his liver says as much about the kind of person Tim Cook is as it does about Jobs. That is truly a selfless offer, and extremely admirable."

Yes, I thought the same. It also shows real closeness, a great connection, the way they both put the other in the first place instead of themselves. 

-Susan
Kelly22
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Kelly22,
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3/16/2015 | 5:05:29 PM
Re: that's devotion
Agreed, I'd actually love to read the book in full when it comes out. I think the fact that Jobs went through a transplant a few months later indicates that he was willing to undergo the surgery, but he didn't want to put his close friend/future leader under the knife. 
H@mmy
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3/16/2015 | 3:38:09 PM
Re: that's devotion
This clearly shows the relationship between the mentor and the mentee. So is this book getting sold the Apple way too ?
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jastroff,
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3/16/2015 | 11:04:08 AM
Re: that's devotion
Yes, devotion, but obscures the fact that Jobs turned away from typical medicine and thought natural healing would save the day. Also a good ad for the healthy Tim Cook as he helms Apple. 
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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3/16/2015 | 8:15:01 AM
that's devotion
This story of Tim Cook offering Steve Jobs a portion of his liver says as much about the kind of person Tim Cook is as it does about Jobs. That is truly a selfless offer, and extremely admirable.


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