Postcard: Collectibles at the Fair Collectors are a strange breed. At the Ventura County Fair in Southern California, blue ribbons were awarded this summer to collections of everything from styrofoam Happy Faces to baby-shower cake decorations. Reporter Gloria Hillard talked to some of the collectors.
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Postcard: Collectibles at the Fair

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Postcard: Collectibles at the Fair

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Postcard: Collectibles at the Fair

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Collectors are a strange breed. At the Ventura County Fair in Southern California, blue ribbons were awarded this summer to collections of everything from styrofoam Happy Faces to baby-shower cake decorations. Reporter Gloria Hillard talked to some of the collectors.