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10/25/2013 02:38 pm ET Updated Dec 25, 2013

Gerry Lenfest And His Fight For Philadelphia Inquirer

H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest didn't look happy to be sitting in a Philadelphia courtroom on Tuesday morning. The 83-year-old Lenfest is something of a Philadelphia pillar, a businessman who made a mint in the cable business with his firm Lenfest Communications, then proceeded to share it. He sold the property in 2000, taking away $1.2 billion. Since then, Lenfest and his foundation have given away about $1 billion to a wide range of causes -- disadvantaged youth, the arts, Columbia University -- as part of a plan to dispense with his fortune.

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