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Gov. Brown to Honor Gay Philanthropist David Bohnett at American Jewish Committee Event Wednesday

David Bohnett has received scores of awards and acknowledgements for his philanthropy and his expertise as a technology entrepreneur. President Obama gave him special thanks in 2009, for instance, for helping host the White House Reception commemorating the Enactment of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. In 2012, Obama named Bohnett as a trustee for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

But surely the honor Bohnett will receive on Wednesday comes with a greater degree of LGBT spiritual karma than most of the audience might fathom. On Wednesday,

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