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Published Date: 1/3/2014
The two sides of Conrad Hilton's legacy, the hugely profitable company and immensely prolific philanthropy, are shining examples of America's economic ambition and charitable drive.
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Published Date: 12/24/2013
In 2012, American families gave $316 billion in charitable donations, according to the National Philanthropic Trust. Giving is part of our holiday traditions, and enterprising philanthropists have taken to the Internet to create a national groundswell of...
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Published Date: 12/9/2013
Archie Moore may not be as well known as some of the men he fought, but his boxing career was nothing short of incredible. Read more about the amazing life and indomitable spirit of one of boxing's greatest champs.
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Published Date: 10/28/2013
Eccentric heiress Doris Duke did not leave any heirs, but she enhanced many people’s lives through the reported $1.3 billion she left to various foundations ...
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Published Date: 10/12/2013
Joan Kroc, billionaire widow of McDonald's owner Ray Kroc, sought no fanfare or recognition for her generosity, giving her gifts quietly and surprising dozens of charities with donations big and small ...
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Published Date: 10/16/2010
On his 48th birthday, we remember humanitarian and basketball star Manute Bol, one of the tallest and nicest guys to ever play in the NBA...
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