It's always been one of my favorite things to do. Perform for a big audience. I know. Many people would choose death over public speaking. But I love it. The lights. The people. The butterflies in my stomach. The fellow cast members. All of it.
And so it was in June of 1995 that Steven Spielberg, General Schwarzkopf and I pressed a big green button on stage at Digital World that turned on Starbright World for kids in hospital beds around the country.
I spend a lot of time persuading people that selflessness can be selfish. Arguing self-interest in philanthropy may seem like an oxymoron, but it is often the difference between success and failure in fundraising.