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Billionaire promises to pay student loan debt for Morehouse College Class of 2019

Students at Morehouse College got a very special graduation gift on Saturday. During the commencement ceremony, students were told by billionaire Robert Smith that he would be wiping out their student debt.

Smith founded Vista Equity Partners, a company that invests in technology. The total cost to cover the education for every graduating student will be around $40 million.


Amanda Gilbert

Multimedia Journalist

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