Edmund Rice – Social Entrepreneur

People change for two main reasons: either their minds have been opened or their hearts have been broken”
― Steven Aitchison

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Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice (1762–1844)
Bronze Bust by Kris-Ann Ehrich

Edmund Rice, a successful Irish businessman, had the world at his feet. And yet he gave away his fortune in pursuing a dream to educate the poor. His friends said he was crazy. Why did he do it and how did he achieve so much as a social reformer?
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