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By Mike Klein Noel Khalil’s father had a sixth grade education and he drove a truck.  His mother worked days as a keyboard operator, earned her high school diploma at night, and when the family needed more income she got a job in real estate.  They would retire as millionaires but more important than any dollars or cents is the work ethic they instilled in three children. “They taught us the value of work and the value of being responsible,” Khalil said at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 2014 annual dinner.  “My mother let me know it wasn’t an issue of whether I was going to college; it was where you are going to college.  Those were the value systems. … View Article

It’s so often a lack of information that keeps us from getting involved. The Foundation is doing for the public what many could not do for themselves. Anytime that we’re given the truth, people can make good decisions.

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