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Monday, January 31, 2011

It took an American to show us

This statue, just behind the Royal Exchange at Bank is of George Peabody; American born he visited London when he was 32 and made it his home. He is accredited with being the father of modern philanthropy, and his memory lives on in the Peabody Estates around London still. Read about him here.

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