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Muslim Pakistani Immigrants Donate $15 Million to The University of Notre Dame

“We came as immigrants, and this country has given us so much,” Mrs. Ansari said in an interview ahead of the announcement. “We want to give something back to America, but also to humanity. We want to promote the idea of equality.”

Rafat and Zoreen Ansari, medical doctors who were born in Pakistan, have spent the last four decades working and raising their three children in a suburb of South Bend, Ind., where they also have earned a reputation as civic leaders.

By their estimation, they have given at least $1 million and thousands of their time to nonprofits focused on children with autism, which afflicts their youngest child, Sonya. [Read More in The New York Times]

 

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