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So much fun and interesting stuff today! First up, a library book gets returned with the author’s autograph inside! Young fan in awe after meeting Vince Carter! Get coffee with the Hoff! And More!
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Man Returns Stolen Library Book 35 Years Later – With Author’s Autograph Inside
A man who says he stole a book from a library 35 years ago has more than made up for it — by returning the restored book with the author’s autograph inside.The unnamed thief also sent a $200 donation to the Great Falls Public Library in Montana when he returned Richard Matheson’s Bid Time Return by mail.
For the love of the autograph
Opening day for the Houston Astros is Monday, April 3rd;but super fans often flood spring training to get as much access to players as they can. Alan Pollard is a card collector and has been for nearly three decades.
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Vince Carter’s autograph leaves young fan in awe
Though many years removed from his glory days, it seems Vince Carter — the man once dubbed “half-man, half-amazing” — can still leave fans in awe.When a lucky young fan received an autograph from the former Raptors superstar before the Memphis Grizzlies’ home game versus the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, the kid walked away from the encounter with a priceless reaction.
Westbrook’s triple-doubles and weird McDermott autograph story
Fans tend to cross personal boundaries with famous people, and sometimes, they just do strange things. Thunder wing Doug McDermott experienced something like that while playing for Chicago when he was at a McDonald’s and someone asked him to sign…not a napkin, not a piece of paper, but the bun of a Big Mac.
Mark Hamill highlights Star Wars Celebration Orlando events
The event brings Luke Skywalker himself to the Orange County Convention Center April 13-16. Mark Hamill will be there all four days signing autographs and hosting his own panel “Hamill Himself” on Sunday as well as hosting a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher on Friday night.
Rules to know when attending the 2017 Masters
a href=”http://golfweek.com/2017/03/28/2017-masters-rules-to-know/” target=”_blank”>Like other sporting events, there are rules to follow when attending the Masters. But unlike most of those other events, the annual major championship at Augusta National has a few unique rules.
‘Hoffee with the Hoff’: Residents meet David Hasselhoff at XO Coffee Co
David Hasselhoff was in Plano Tuesday evening. It might sound like a fever dream, but it’s true. To most, Hasselhoff is a world-renowned TV and movie star, famous for iconic roles in shows like “Knight Rider” and “Baywatch,” but to David Martin he’s just “uncle.”
Martin and wife Linda McCall recently opened XO Coffee Co. in Downtown Plano. As a form of promotion, and making dreams come true, the pair invited Hasselhoff down for a meet-and-greet to help get the word out about their new business.