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Darren Walker Reflects on His American Dream

“I’m radically optimistic about our future,” says the foundation’s president.

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Foundation Appoints Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to Board of Trustees

A nationally renowned transplant surgeon, Dr. Cigarroa is the departing chancellor of the University of Texas system.

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