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Andrew Young
Former Chairman
GoodWorks International
Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American civil rights activist, former mayor of Atlanta, Georgia and was the United States' first African American ambassador to the United Nations. He is now the Chairman for... Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American civil rights activist, former mayor of Atlanta, Georgia and was the United States' first African American ambassador to the United Nations. He is now the Chairman for GoodWorks International, an Atlanta-based consulting firm that advises corporations and governments about international commerce.

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  1. We are interdependent and dependent on one another. We have got to find a way to make this whole planet work… It is a wonderful world. We have the resources to solve almost any problem. In America, if we can conceive it and believe it, we can achieve it. Yet, we are never totally self-sufficient. This world was not our creation. We are just a part of it. We have to approach things humbly, and we have to always be open for new things. My grandmother used to say all the time, ‘The world will make a way out of no way.
    (taken from White, William, Young shares wit, wisdom with Auburn audience,Opelika Auburn News, January 27, 2006)
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