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Wow! See What Prince Did For TRAYVON MARTIN’S Fam &What His EX-WIFE Revealed

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Ever since Prince shockingly passed away in April 2016, many previously unknown details about his private life have surfaced. Now his ex-wife (who is currently singer, Eric Bonet’s, wife), as well as Al Sharpton, have given even more refreshing insight into who Prince really was. Check out what Prince did for Trayvon Martin’s family and others below…
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PRINCE HELPED TRAYVON'S FAMILY IN MIDST OF TRAGEDY
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Rev. Al Sharpton revealed, to NYDaily News, what Prince did in 2012 after unarmed 17 year old, Trayvon Martin, was brutally shot and killed by George Zimmerman, the murderer son of a retired Supreme Court magistrate, who got off with no legal ramifications...
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Al Sharpton: “I will never forget when he [Prince] called me and said he had some funds he wanted to give to Trayvon Martin’s family... Just out of the blue. Just out of the clear blue. He didn’t want anybody to know. He didn’t even want Trayvon Martin’s family to know where the funds came from.”
So Trayvon Martin's family probably didn't find out that the donator was Prince until after Prince's passing...wow..
BUT SEE WHAT ELSE HIS EX-WFE REVEALED ABOUT THE MANY OTHERS HE'S HELPED
PRINCE'S EX-WIFE TELLS HOW HE HELPED EVERY CITY HE PERFORMED IN
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Although they amicably divorced in 2006, after 5 years of marriage, Prince's second wife (now Eric Benet's wife), Manuela Testolini, remained active in several of Prince's philanthropic/humanitarian efforts. In a recent Rolling Stone interview, she recalled the various ways Prince helped others. Prior to their romantic relationship, Manuela worked for Prince's philanthropic organization, Love 4 One Another:
[Manuela] Testolini sought a position at Love 4 One Another because she liked how the organization operated. "They were doing projects ranging from building community gardens to helping domestic shelters. [...] When Prince would visit different cities for a concert, he would have work going on to complement the places he visited." If Prince had a Philadelphia show in the middle of winter, his organization would do a coat drive or a food drive nearby. "You can imagine calling a food bank, saying, 'You need to come here tomorrow with lots of trucks to pick up bins and bins of food,'" she says with a laugh. "It was a very effective, quick food drive and an easy way to make an impact. It was mobilizing people who were already interested and giving them a little way to impact their community."
EX-WIFE SAYS PRINCE HELPED FAMILIES IN NEED HE'D SEEN ON TV
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Manuela Testolini: "He wanted to be a catalyst for other people," she says. "He would see a family on TV that was having trouble – they didn't have health insurance and had trouble meeting the needs of a sick child – and instead of saying, 'Wow, that's really sad,' he would leave a note on my desk saying, 'Call this TV station and find out where these people are so we can help them.' It was ongoing."
PRINCE HELPED PEOPLE IN SHELTERS, THEN BUSSED THEM TO HIS CONCERTS
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Manuela: "I remember doing one project in Maryland where an elementary school had been abandoned and turned into a family shelter. It was a bunch of families living in classrooms with no furniture, mothers with babies, but no changing stations; they were using lockers as closets. So we furnished this huge facility, buying wardrobes and things for them, trying to make their lives easier. But the bonus was, he [Prince] said, 'Send a bus to pick them up; we're gong to bring them to the show.' And he would say, 'Show me where they are in the crowd,' so he could acknowledge them and put faces to the experience."
EX-WIFE BUILT AFRICAN SCHOOLS IN PRINCE'S HONOR
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Today, Manuela Testolini (shown above with her husband, Eric Benet) follows in her ex-husband's philanthropic footsteps. She's started TWO SCHOOLS in Africa, in honor of Prince (one of them is named after him). She said Prince always wanted to start a school of his own. After his death she made it finally happen in October 2016 through her organization, In A Perfect World (a philanthropic organization Prince helped her to start and created the logo for).
Wow, Prince is a great example of what it looks like when the seeds one plants while they're here, continue to flourish and positively affect others even in death.
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