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Several philanthropic experts said Tuesday that the recently announced divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates likely will have no short-term effect on the world-renowned, Seattle-based foundation that bears their names.
The couple, who co-chair the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced their divorce on Twitter on Monday, after 27 years of marriage. The two said they would continue to work together at the foundation, which has given away more than $54 billion and raised $5.8 billion in 2019 alone, according to the organization's publicly available tax returns.
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