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Philosophy on the places you'll go: "You don't have to like it all, but you need to experience it, at least see it with your own eyes before passing judgment."
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"Try wearing flip-flops while walking around the Fremont Street Experience. You're trapped in a giant hangar with 11 million people who are looking straight up into the air as they mill about."
Wendy visits a middle-of-nowhere, Calif., rest area outhouse/reptile feeding facility.
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