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When you can afford to have your own island, you might as well carve your name into it.
On the dusty isle of Al Futaisi in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan commissioned a two-mile hole in the shape of his name, in capital letters.
The 63-year-old billionaire is known for extravagance -- evidently his name on the island's golf course and resorts, as well as more than 200 cars wasn't cutting it.
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