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P. Stephen Potter, a defense attorney from Gothenburg, Nebraska, spent 36 years working as the "Hot Dog Man" at Husker football games. His sideline antics eventually drew the attention of CBS's Charles Kuralt, who featured him in his "On the Road" series. Potter died Oct. 24 at 74.

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By any account it was a great life — he built a construction business that contributed to Omaha’s livability; when he lost his first beloved wife to cancer, he was able to find a second woman to share his life with; he had his health and pursued a vigorous outdoor life; he had his wits — and kept them until the end; and was surrounded by the love of a sprawling but tight-knit family.

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He piled up more than 10,000 flight hours, in 105 aircraft types — including the sleek, sexy SR-71 Blackbird. He flew more than 100 Air Force combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. He was a Right Stuff-era test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base. He launched the first X-15 rocket plane. He flew the B-1 bomber on its maiden flight.

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