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Dr. Gary Michelson

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Found Animals Foundation

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He single-handedly revolutionized orthopedic
medicine. Dr. Michelson found his fortune by
licensing tools that are often integral to the
completion of complicated back surgery. Michelson
believes in active philanthropy, rather than just
throwing his money at a cause. He uses his fortune and skills to make a
difference and is currently working with the Found Animals Foundation on a
solution to the large number of unwanted pets in the U.S.