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Pau Gasol - Philanthrapist and a Man of the Arts

Pau Gasol is the greatest human being to ever live

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Jared Zwerling chronicles Pau's artistic tastes and philanthropic efforts in this very nice feature.

He started taking piano lessons at 8 and could play Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky at 13 (he has a keyboard at his home in Los Angeles). At 11, he wanted to become a doctor, motivated to cure after hearing about Magic Johnson’s HIV-positive announcement in 1991, and later enrolled in medical school at the University of Barcelona where he cut open cadavers. He also speaks Spanish and Catalan, teaches himself French and Italian, reads historical novels and watches documentaries. Oh yeah, he’s also been the Bulls’ bowling and ping-pong champion.

As discussed before, there's seemingly nothing Pau can't do. Here's a way to donate to his foundation and get a pretty sweet shirt.