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David Ludlow, a member of The 50% League, coped with the guilt following a windfall from his wife’s death by giving half of it to charity.

For this club, life begins at 50 (%)

Members feel enriched by giving away half of wealth

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / July 29, 2007

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When David Ludlow's wife died in a climbing accident 11 years ago, her death transformed him into a multimillionaire: He inherited Vanda Sendzimir's share of her family fortune, a $5 million trust that generates an annual interest of about $300,000. Then a freelance photographer with a passion for social justice issues, the Jamaica Plain man was plunged into a swirl ... (Full article: 1314 words)

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