DRUGS: Quiz Kid

Small, dark Lewis Judah Ruskin was a drugstore stockboy in Chicago when his father gave him a cryptic warning: "You'll never be successful; ambitious men never are." Lewis shrugged, and set out to become the "General Motors of the drug and cosmetic industries."

Last week, 25 years later and $10 million richer, Lewis Ruskin was well on his way. He wound up a deal that made him one of the top powder-&-perfume men in the U.S. The deal: a 30-year contract with the Evelyn Westall Co. of New York (White Shoulders, Menace and Gay Diversion perfumes). For the "world...

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