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Light Bulb Man

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Light Bulb Man

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Light Bulb Man

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Franci Hicks Appollony of Baltimore, Maryland about her late father's huge collection of light bulbs. Dr. Hugh Hicks died last year at the age of 79, leaving behind a collection of approximately 50,000 light bulbs. Over his lifetime, Dr. Hicks developed his collection into a private museum where he would give tours. The Baltimore Museum of Industry will now take possession of the collection, which will be available for public inspection this September.