The New York Times has profiled Zero Freitas, 62, a a wealthy businessman who, since he was a child, has been unable to stop buying records. ‘I’ve gone to therapy for 40 years to try to explain this to myself.’

He currently employs a dozen college interns to catalog the records, but their 500-per-day rate is nearly surpassed by the new records he adds daily, using a network of buyers in New York, Mexico City, South Africa, Nigeria, Cairo, and beyond.

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Source: factmag