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Gates and Buffett

Billionaires build bridges with youth

Burlington (Iowa) Hawk Eye
Sunday, August 6

Warren Buffett leaned back in his chair and threw his arm around 13-year-old Makenzie Kauffman. “Here, take my picture with her,” he said, smiling wide. “It might improve my reputation." More…

Fans of bridge get major helping hand

Omaha World Herald
Sunday, August 6

The world's two richest men shared their passion for bridge and signed dollar bills for teenage players Saturday at the Mid-America Center. More…

Billionaires and trump of a different ilk

Burlington (Iowa) Hawk Eye
Thursday, August 3

Bill Gates is worth $50 billion. Warren Buffett just pledged $31 billion to charity. And Ross Werner? He had $1 in his pocket Tuesday.More…

Young hands on deck

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Friday, July 21

If you want to be a millionaire, you've got to play like one. That's the theory driving 32 Atlanta eighth-graders to an unlikely place --- the bridge table. In early August, six of them will go as far as Omaha, Neb., to meet the Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise of bridge: billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, who joined forces to provide a total of $1 million to schools to teach kids to play the card game. More…