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Chuck Feeney: The Billionaire Who Is Trying To Go Broke


18 September 2012 - Original Source

This story appears in the October 8th issue of Forbes magazine -- "Making it Big, Giving it Big"  --  the first Forbes 400 devoted entirely to philanthropy.

By Steven Bertoni

On a cool summer afternoon at Dublin’s Heuston Station, Chuck Feeney, 81, gingerly stepped off a train on his journey back from the University of Limerick, a 12,000-student college he willed into existence with his vision, his influence and nearly $170 million in grants, and hobbled toward the turnstiles on sore knees. No commuter even g