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Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the closing session of The Clinton Global Initiative America meeting Thursday, June 30, 2011, in Chicago. More than 700 leaders from businesses, nonprofit, and all levels of government participated in the the two-day meeting which is focusing exclusively on driving job creation and economic growth in the United States. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Bill Clinton

When 42nd President Bill Clinton left office in 2001, he started the William J. Clinton Foundation with a mission to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protect the environment.

On October 15, 2011, some of the biggest stars in the world will gather to honor the charitable works and 65th birthday of Former President Bill Clinton.