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Resource ID: #27236
Subject: Charities
Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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Date: A series of 11 stories that ran from June 7 through September 12.

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Members of the board of directors of a Sarasota cancer charity went out of their way to hire a businessman with a history of self dealing, bankruptcy and failed business ventures to head up their organization and find novel ways of raising money during the Great Recession. The results were predictable. Carl Ritter put his interests ahead of cancer patients and their families and the Center of Building Hope was forced to shut down three months after Jessica Floum's initial story.

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