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A Transformative Gift

2024-02-27 08:52:42

News form our full member Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins 

Growing up in a small town in Oklahoma, T. Boone Pickens learned his work ethic and generosity from his parents and grandparents. They didn’t have much, but they always gave, he often said.

Pickens, who went on to achieve great success as an innovative entrepreneur, was known for both his shrewd business acumen and his generosity. In his lifetime, he made over $1 billion in philanthropic contributions to advance — among other things — medical research, conservation and education, all of which he valued greatly.

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