It is easy to squander blessings and wallow in tragedies. Ernie Els is doing neither.
The charitable foundation of the man who has won nearly 70 pro golf tournaments announced last week that it will establish a $30 million autism research and treatment center on 27 acres near Jupiter. Mr. Els is blessed with skill in a sport that has made him rich enough to contribute $6 million to the Els Center of Excellence. He and his wife, Liezl, have a son, Ben, who was diagnosed in 2008 with autism. Some would regard that as tragic. Inspirational people and families see blessings where others see tragedies.
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