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Capitalism and kindness
Times photo: Tere Dunlap Sixth-grade teacher, Jane Boll-Gibbons, left, talks with Ken Behring, right; his wife, Pat, and administrative assistant Charli Butterfield, before Behring addressed the Monroe Middle School Friday. Behring was at the school to talk to students about his newest endeavor, the Wheelchair Foundation, and how he came to find purpose beyond wealth. Order photo
MONROE - Ken Behring, one of Monroe's most notable home-town-boys-done-good, and his wife Pat were back in their old high school auditorium Friday. The school has now become Monroe Middle School, and Behring was invited to speak to the enthusiastic sixth- through eighth-grade students about his road from Monroe to wealth and finally purpose.