Olympic Heroes Then and Now

Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Now: In the same year he revealed being HIV-positive, Johnson created the Magic Johnson Foundation to provide social, educational and healthcare services to urban areas, with an emphasis on HIV and AIDS prevention. His company, Magic Johnson Enterprises, brings chains such as Starbucks, Lowes Cinemas and T.G.I. Fridays to underserved communities. This year, Johnson launched Aspire TV, a new channel on Comcast, and bought the L.A. Dodgers.

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