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  • To reach the peripheries, follow Katharine Drexel there

    To reach the peripheries, follow Katharine Drexel there

    • Jul 23, 2017

    As the sole heiress to her late father, Katharine inherited approximately $20 million, which would measure in excess of $200 million today. Katharine was one of the wealthiest people in the United States and could have done anything she wanted. She chose to go to the peripheries, and donated her entire inheritance to the care and help of those in poverty and need.

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