Estate of Eugene E. Stone, III, Deceased, C. Rivers Stone, E.E. Stone, IV, Mary Stone Fraser & Rosalie Stone Morris, Co-Personal Representatives - Page 37

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          fication of the trustees and the fact that the litigation among             
          the children was so hotly contested and bitter, the children were           
          unable to find candidates who were willing to serve as independ-            
          ent trustees of the trusts, and the 1994 plan for settlement did            
          not result in settlement and dismissal of the litigation among              
          the children.                                                               
               During a period of time starting at least as early as 1994             
          that is not disclosed by the record, C. Rivers Stone was a member           
          of three organizations:  the Young Presidents Organization, the             
          World Presidents Organization, and the Chief Executive Organiza-            
          tion (collectively, Management Organizations).  At the respective           
          membership meetings of those organizations, various members                 
          discussed, inter alia, certain problems that they were having and           
          other members suggested different ways of dealing with such                 
          problems.  C. Rivers Stone had very close friends who were also             
          members of the Management Organizations and who were aware of the           
          litigation among the children and the children’s concerns regard-           
          ing Mr. Stone’s and Ms. Stone’s assets.  At certain of the                  
          respective meetings of those organizations, the members discussed           
          that litigation and those concerns and various ways of dealing              
          with them.  Sometime during 1995, certain members of the Manage-            
          ment Organizations who were friends of C. Rivers Stone suggested            
          that the children utilize family limited partnerships as a way of           
          resolving the litigation among the children and the children’s              

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