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Microsoft founder Bill Gates talks to a panel of students at Concordia College ans Concordia President William Craft listens from the stage at Memorial Auditorium on Saturday. David Samson | Forum News Service

Concordia College: Gates urges focus on gap between rich, poor

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MOORHEAD, Minn. — The richest American, a man worth $67 billion by one recent estimate, told an audience Saturday at Concordia College that one of the world’s most critical issues is the gap between the rich and the poor.

"I think, if we’re not careful, that divide will grow and grow," said Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft turned international philanthropist.

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