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Elon Musk is the world's richest person

Musk overtook Jeff Bezos on Thursday morning. He's now worth $188.5 billion, versus Bezos' $187 billion.

The change came as Tesla's stock continued to soar. The company is now worth almost as much as Facebook.

Informed of the news by a Twitter user, Musk simply said: "How strange," followed by, "Well, back to work..."

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