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National Geographic acknowledges and thanks the 2011 Evening of Exploration Sponsors and Friends Committee Donors for supporting the National Geographic Emerging Explorers and Explorers Programs with contributions of $10,000 or more.

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Kadi and J.R. Anderson
Sarah and Anders Anderson
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Heidi and John Fahey
Jean-Marie and Raul Fernandez
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Ede Holiday and Terry Adamson
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Susan and Tim Kelly
Iara Lee and George Gund
Sven-Olof Lindblad
Carolyn and Bruce Ludwig
Paul Makarechian Foundation
David Margulies
Teryl and Michael Matkins
Edith McBean
Pearl and Seymour Moskowitz
Jeannie and Tom Rutherfoord
Vicki and Roger Sant
Tricia and Frank Saul
Irene and Gerd Schulte-Hillen
Audrey and Barry Sterling
Joy Sterling
Nydia and Richard Tranter
Verso Paper
Angie and Leo Wells
B Wu and Eric Larson

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