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Nongfu Spring founder Zhong soars into top ranks of China's rich

School dropout who founded bottled water company is worth more than $50bn

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG -- Nongfu Spring's bottled water is known throughout China -- but not so Zhong Shanshan, its founder who was thrust into the upper ranks of the country's billionaires after investor thirst for the company's stock market debut in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

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