Friday, July 20, 2007

Daily Herald | Business-Giving back to his roots

Daily Herald | Business: "Giving back to his roots

Philanthropist helping Alexian Brothers raise money for hospital

By Michael Sean Comerford
Daily Herald Business Writer
Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

Every successful Hollywood story has a back story, and Bob Lorsch’s back story carries themes of entrepreneurship, networks of people and extraordinary philanthropy.

The son of an immigrant German-Jewish father who escaped the Holocaust, Lorsch posted poor grades at Maine East High School in Park Ridge before going to California — eventually Hollywood — to make his fortune."

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