Opinion

Roberts: The next generation of philanthropists

By | Jul 22, 2019

Just recently I flew to Hong Kong. I wasn’t there to enjoy its delicious Cantonese cuisine, to shop in its endless malls of shops, or to visit the outer islands.

Rather, I flew to my birth city to join the more than a million Hong Kong people who filled the streets in support of a fledgling democratic movement fighting against the world’s second largest super power, The People’s Republic of China. It is really a “David and Goliath” struggle on the verge of futility.

Like my personal calling to help end homelessness in America’s cities, I felt called to go to Hong Kong in support of a people who simply wanted the right to govern themselves.

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