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Adarsh founded ProjectArt because he truly believes that art saves lives. Expelled from school when he was just 7 years old for drawing in every class, by the time he was 15, he was painting portraits for Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela and the Pope – all because one teacher perceived his passion for art and believed in him. He is a CNN Hero, among the Top 50 Philanthropists in the World (Town & Country), represented US on behalf of the US Dept. of State, Columbia University Community Scholar, AmEx-Ashoka Emerging Innovator, Apollo 40 Under 40 and Hero of Education (City of New York).


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