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Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill
Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill

Actress Lana Wood had been quietly sending out her autograph for years, answering letters from her fans. But then a stranger made her think that maybe there was a better way. "A gentleman called me and said he was an autograph dealer," Wood says over the phone from her home near Los Angeles. "He wanted to be upfront with me — he said that it had come to his attention that I respond to fan letters and had been sending out photos. …He said, 'Do you realize that these people turn around and sell them? People are making a lot of money on your photos. Why don't you go and also give your fans a chance to meet you and chat?'" A few months later,...

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