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Tom Cruise Paid Sister's College Fee With First Pay Check

July 1, 2010 (7:08 am) GMT
The actor generously shared his fortune with his sisters by putting one of them through college after landing his first big acting salary.

shunned extravagant material gifts when he landed his first big acting pay check - he used the money to pay for one of his sisters to attend college instead. The generous Hollywood star decided to share his good fortune with his beloved three sisters when he hit the big time, and splashed out thousands to put one through school.

He tells People magazine, "I paid for one of my sisters' college education. And my little sister worked for me when I had a paper route; I always told her I'd pay her back. I bought her a car after 'Risky Business'."

Professionally, Tom Cruise has got his latest movie "" released in the U.S. on June 23. Debuted on the third spot at North American Box Office, the movie grosses $20.1 million on its opening weekend.

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