The only thing bigger than the success of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, is the size of her compassionate heart. J.K. Rowling, the world’s first billionaire author, is one of the first, if not the first, billionaire to fall off of the Forbes billionaire list due to her large amounts of charitable giving: “You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently,” Rowling said.
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)