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Happy Birthday Old Scout

Posted at 5:40 AM on August 7, 2009 by Dale Connelly (16 Comments)

Big birthday week finishes close to home with the hardest working man in public radio. Garrison Keillor is 67, and deserves every bit of hullabaloo and acclaim we can muster. But I'm sure he wouldn't want a fuss made over it. That's why we didn't put a name on the cake.

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About the photo: The cake is actually a working hot air balloon. I used Photo Shop to set it atop

Fireworks in every major city?
Free ice cream for all the children?
Pony rides at Churchill Downs?
Bounce House on the International Space Station?

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