“If you choose to let this money destroy your initiative and independence, then it will curse you and my action in giving it to you will have been a mistake.” Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t the first mogul to send a letter to his child (although most waited until they could read). Here are few other examples. After putting 99% of his Facebook stock into an LLC aimed at doing good in the world, Zuck still has about $1.5 billion left. (In the Bay Area, that means public school for Max.)