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Washington Post sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million

SEPTEMBER 6, 2012: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up the new Kindle Fire HD reading device in two sizes during a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. Amazon unveiled the Kindle Fire HD in 7 and 8.9-inch sizes, with prices starting at $199. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

A look at Jeff Bezos

In a shocking move, the Washington Post Company announced on Monday it will sell the storied newspaper to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. The price tag: $250 million. Here's a Bezos' career.