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Bill Clinton: Finding Hope in Haiti's Tragedy

Complete video at: Comparing Haiti to Rwanda and Indonesia, former President Bill Clinton expresses his belief that Haiti will recover from 2010's tragic earthquake. Clinton explains his hope that the disaster may become an opportunity "for the Haitian people to build the country that they want to become." ----- In a special session of the 40th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, William J. Clinton, Founder, William J. Clinton Foundation; President of the United States (1993-2001); and UN Special Envoy to Haiti make a robust call for immediate aid and sustained investment to assist Haiti as it struggles to build a new and prosperous nation out of the rubble of the devastating earthquake of 12 January. In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative and the United Nations, the World Economic Forum will work to increase private sector involvement in Haiti for the long term. "We are reminded of the common humanity which we all share," said Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. Clinton served five terms as the Governor of Arkansas. His wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is currently the junior U.S. Senator from New York.
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