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  1. Robert McGee

    If only we had renamed the monument and used it as a teachable moment in this country that was built on Compromise. If only that 200K had been invested in a fund for future citizens…

    Each year, the city of Asheville would invest 200K into S&P Index Funds to use for the good of our community. In my mind, I call it The Foundation Fund (to be managed by a diverse board of trustees and not elected officials). 200K invested for 10 years at 12 percent equals $4.5 million dollars. In 20 years, it comes to $18 million dollars.

    Surely there will be some primary school or river or forest to save 20 years from now…More on this coming in an Op-Ed soon.

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