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Goodwill Guardians

Goodwill Guardians

New York has George Soros. L.A. has Eli Broad. Vegas? Bet you thought everyone was busy wagering. Wrong. The city,  historically known more for carnality than compassion, has a range of denizens working not only for a better city but a better world. The philanthropic know-how in Vegas arises from its humble beginnings as a desert outpost inhabited by a handful of intrepid settlers. If people wanted a school, they built one. If they wanted a watering hole, they would dig and drink from it. There wasnÂ’t a legit financing source for creditless risk takers, so residents became self-made entrepreneurs, building a hometown from the ground up. That DIY mentality is in the DNA of what is now a...

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