How Nurse Hadassah became a Millionaire… after caring for a Billionaire

‘A little care and affection went a long way for hard-up agency nurse Hadassah Peri – as she found herself being showered with millions of pounds worth of gifts by one of the world’s wealthiest women.

Dedicated Hadassah had no idea who she was caring for when reclusive Huguette Clark was first put in her charge.

They had little in common beyond their Catholic upbringing. But they would soon spend 12 hours a day, seven days a week together, taking walks, playing cards – and watching The Smurfs.

They became inseparable and now, more than 20 years later, the Filipino mum is probably the richest carer on the planet after her grateful patient handed her a huge slice of the massive fortune she barely touched.

Huguette, she eventually learned, was a reluctant heiress who shunned fame and a champagne lifestyle to spend the last decades of her life hidden away in a private New York hospital room.’

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