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Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Original post made on Apr 10, 2012

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and frustrations in addressing health problems and poverty in the world's poorest countries.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 5, 2012, 10:36 AM

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Posted by R.GORDON, a resident of another community
on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am

Bravo to both Melinda and Bill Gates...........
I just wish he had made some trips before this...The interest alone on his billions, could have saved over a million children's lives.
He did not need that interest sitting in investments or spending it on partying.
Rich or poor, very few people are concerned with the children of the world's children and there is no prompting for graduates to go and explore the problems even if the Peace Corps does not have the proper fundings any more.
And in America, the people are not the only fat ones, but their animals as well.
DISGUSTING.


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