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Just how generous is George Soros?


Everyone knows that philanthropist George Soros has a big heart when it comes to charity. But he may be more generous than most realize. A recent list published by Businessweek puts Soros close to the top of the list of "50 Most Generous Philanthropists." Ranked at number four, behind Bill Gates, Gordon and Betty Moore, and Warren Buffett, Soros has forked over some $5.2 billion to charitable causes over his lifetime. Sure Buffett has given more than Soros over the last four years - $2.7 billion to $2.4 billion. But looking at giving as a percent of net