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Fifteen Minutes of Fame



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Over 150 regular folks getting their time in the spotlight - some are heroes, some are far from that. But they all share one thing in common- they weren't planning to become famous. It just happened that way. How about Captain Sullenburger who safely landed his stricken US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, saving the lives of all on board; or Max Yasgur, the New York dairy farmer who rented out his field for a small musical gathering and woke up to find Woodstock in his back yard; or Rosie Ruiz, who for 15 shining moments basked in the winner's spotlight at the Boston Marathon - until it was discovered she travelled most of the route on the subway. And how about places? Lewiston, Maine, population 40,000 which hosted the Ali-Liston rematch and for one night was the epicenter of the sports universe. Or animals? Martha the Passenger Pigeon, Dolly the Sheep, Paul the Octopus...

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