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Not only is Leonardo DiCaprio an award-winning actor, he's also an admirable philanthropist. But life is rarely fair. 

In 1999, he was in Thailand filming The Beach. My brother got the job of babysitting the star for 80,000 baht per week. All he had to do was hang out with Leonardo and make sure he didn't get into trouble.

At the time I was getting paid 9,000 baht per month as a university lecturer, grooming the young minds of the nation. Life is not fair. It never was.

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