Best Gift Ever: Construction toys
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LISA NAPOLI: Time now for our Holiday feature, the Best Gift Ever.
JEFF BEZOS: My name is Jeff Bezos and I'm the founder and CEO of Amazon.com.
The best gift I ever received was all the construction toys that my grandfather gave me over the years when I was a little kid. You know, Lincoln Logs, Erector Sets, Legos.
Every year I'd get a new construction toy of some kind. And then building things is something that has served me well all throughout the years.
In fact, I love construction toys to this day, and I love them so much that for my fifth wedding anniversary, my wife gave me a huge five-foot-tall tool chest filled to the brim with Legos.
NAPOLI: Jeff Bezos is CEO of Amazon.com
BEZOS OUTTAKE: What really turned into the best gift was I then got to spend all of my summers working with him on his ranch. Ranchers build everything so I got to do the construction toys for real. We would arc weld gates and build fences and lay pipelines.