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February 24, 2009 2:52 PM

Miami banker who gave away $60 million gets front-row seat to Obama speech

Leonard Abess Jr., the Miami banker who quietly gave $60 million of his own money to his loyal staff of 399 current and 72 former workers, plans this evening to be watching President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress from first lady Michelle Obama's box.

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