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TED: Ideas worth spreading Melinda Gates and Bill Gates Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates—then engaged—took a walk on a beach in Zanzibar, and made a bold decision on how they would make sure that their wealth from Microsoft went back into society. In a conversation with Chris Anderson, the couple talks about their work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as about their marriage, their children, their failures and the satisfaction of giving most of their wealth away.

TED: Ideas worth spreading

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Federal Court Deals Blow To Open Internet Access Does West Virginia Have The Political Will To Prevent The Next Water Disaster? New York Post Columnist Calls Sandy Hook A ‘Little Convenient Massacre’ Justice BREAKING: Federal Judge Rules Oklahoma Marriage Ban Unconstitutional By Nicole Flatow on January 14, 2014