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Lucas Giving Disney’s Billions To Fund Education

November 04, 2012
"As I start a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy."
- George Lucas

As Star Wars fans digest the news that George Lucas' company Lucasfilm was sold to Disney for a little over $4 billion, it turns out that it wasn't for personal profit.

In fact, in an announcement today, Lucas said that he will be investing the bulk of the cash into an education foundation. Yes, he's pretty much giving the fortune to charity.

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