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8 Billion $
« on: July 02, 2008, 08:49:08 PM »
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Newspaper report says late Leona Helmsley left $8 billion for canine care



NEW YORK - Animal welfare groups must be panting.



Leona Helmsley reportedly directed that her fortune - up to $8 billion - be used for the care and welfare of dogs.

The New York Times reported Wednesday that the bequest was included in a so-called mission statement for the estate of the real estate magnate, who died last August.

It's not certain that all the money will go to the dogs, however. The mission statement wasn't formally incorporated into Helmsley's will or trust documents.

Two people who saw the statement told the Times the document also says the estate trustees may use their discretion in distributing the money.

They could, for instance, decide to spend the money for animal rescue groups, veterinary schools or research on canine diseases.

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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2008, 08:55:34 PM »
wow 8 billion :o :o i could really use a couple of millions from that right now! you wouldn't even notice it was missing ::)

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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2008, 09:03:29 PM »
Bet the dogs won't eveny see half that amount.  :-\ It will probably end up in some fat cats wallet  :o

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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008, 10:19:14 PM »
but the report says nothing about cat charities.  ;D ;)

but yes, know what you mean....
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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2008, 07:48:14 AM »
wow lets hope it does get used well! and i would say no to about 200k right now  ;D

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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2008, 07:53:57 AM »
wow lets hope it does get used well! and i would say no to about 200k right now  ;D

would you? i wouldn't.  :D
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Re: 8 Billion $
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2008, 09:42:26 AM »
whopps thats so a typo you wouldn't want to make isn't it!  :D