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Warren Buffett on sisters, children and parents

June 16, 2013 -- Updated 2042 GMT (0442 HKT)
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(CNN) -- In a recent Fortune magazine essay, Warren Buffett -- one of the world's wealthiest people -- explains why women are key to America's prosperity. CNN's Poppy Harlow sat down with the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO to talk about girls education, his sisters, his family and how, as he says, "If I had been born a female, I would have been very unhappy about the Constitution."

Watch the full interview in Part 1 and 2 of the videos.

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