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Cover Story - January 10, 2007

The billion-dollar man

Philanthropic "giant" Leonard Ely has influenced the spirit and substance of charitable giving over the decades

by Molly Tanenbaum

Last Oct. 18, Leonard Ely became Palo Alto's true billion-dollar man.

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Staff Writer Molly Tanenbaum can be e-mailed at mtanenbaum@paweekly.com.

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