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Back Story: Baltimore, New Orleans share reclusive philanthropist
It is doubtful in all of the hullabaloo and hype leading up to Super Bowl XLVII that the name of one non-football-playing Baltimorean will be mentioned: John McDonogh, the philanthropist, who left an indelible mark not only on his native city but also in New Orleans for his endowment of public schools for poor children.
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2013