09/19/2011 11:32 am ET | Updated Nov 19, 2011

Developer Bruce Ratner Fighting To Keep Ex-Sudanese Slave In US So He Can Get Eyesight Back

It’s not just basketball and skyscrapers with Bruce Ratner.

The uber-developer -- best known for his under-construction Brooklyn arena for the Nets -- is vigorously trying to cut through bureaucratic red tape to keep a teenage Sudanese ex-slave in the United States to help restore the boy’s eyesight.


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