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George Lucas Donates $1.5M To The Norman Rockwell Museum

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George Lucas Donates $1.5M To The Norman Rockwell Museum

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The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, announced it had received a US$1.5 million grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation. The grant will be used to develop a set of interactive educational resources — namely mobile device-friendly virtual and augmented reality apps — for the museum’s permanent collections and special exhibitions. Founded in 1969 with the help of Norman…

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in 2010 George Lucas said “I am dedicating the majority of my wealth to improving education. It is the key to the survival of the human race.” Two years later, Lucas sold Lucasfilm Ltd. to Disney for 4.05 billion dollars and donated the proceeds to a charity that focuses on education.

It’s hard to hate on a man who donates $4 billion to educational charities…

Nothing but love, respect and gratitude for this man.

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