Andrew Carnegie

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Noun1.Andrew Carnegie - United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)Andrew Carnegie - United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
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And then had come the railway, and then villas and villas, and then the gas-works and the water-works, and a great, ugly sea of workmen's houses, and then drainage, and the water vanished out of the Otterbourne and left it a dreadful ditch, and then a second railway station, Bun Hill South, and more houses and more, more shops, more competition, plate-glass shops, a school-board, rates, omnibuses, tramcars--going right away into London itself--bicycles, motor-cars and then more motor-cars, a Carnegie library.
Learning that she had been selected to receive a Carnegie Medal (and the $3,500 cash award that accompanies it), Kelly told the Associated Press: "I'm surprised that nobody my age has gotten the award before." After all, "There are a lot of people my age that are very active."