… willingness to disclose his condition publicly. A prostate cancer survivor, Glover joined retired U.S. Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf as a co-spokesman for Prostate Awareness Week in 1999. Glover finds the statistic quite alarming that African Americans are two times more likely to get the prostate disease than any other ethnic group. His participation was to increase this awareness especially within the African American community.
While off the screen, Glover also devotes his time bringing awareness to causes such as the AIDS crisis in Africa, mathematics education in the United States as well as other advocacy and philanthropic efforts in healthcare, education and economic justice. In September 2004, Glover was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. To find balance with the demands of life, Glover makes time to take Pilates classes. He resides in his hometown, San Francisco, California.
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