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12:14 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Gates Foundation spotlights Rotary Club's polio campaign

On a cold Wednesday night, Feb. 23rd, in Seattle, the Gates Foundation honored the polio eradication work of Rotary Club, and local champion Ezra Teshome.
Gates Foundation

For the record, Bill Gates couldn’t have become the world’s leading advocate for polio eradication if not for people like Ezra Teshome. People who wear sprockets on their heads.

Rotarians.

I hung out on Wednesday night with a small gang of Seattle Rotarians, including Ezra and Bill Gates Sr., who had braved the winter storm warning (of, yeah, that dusting of snow) to celebrate Rotary’s 106th anniversary and its decades of commitment to seeing polio wiped off the face of the planet. 

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