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I Can't Believe It's Over!

I didn't get up at the crack of dawn like the first person in line for today's closing ceremonies (she was there at 6 am), but I did manage to catch Richard Simmons working out with a packed room of AARP members at 7:30. Spotted a line of close to a hundred enthusiastic fans waiting for a photo with the fitness guru and the volunteer manning the door was doing the workout while greeting guests.

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After the workout, caught Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Angelou in what Angelou called a "Love Conversation" for the closing session. They talked about cooking, driving, and lotsa other fun stuff. Turns out Angelou bought herself a Rolls Royce for her 79th birthday and also got two pretty men to drive it. Not bad.

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