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Former U.S. President and UN special envoy to Haiti, Bill Clinton, center, carrying a piece of art, a present from artisans depicting a saxophone, talks to Scott Griffin, second from left, Vice President of GREIF Company, during a visit to an artisan center in Croix des Bouquets, outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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.