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Remembering Joe Gold, Gym Owner

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Remembering Joe Gold, Gym Owner

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Remembering Joe Gold, Gym Owner

Remembering Joe Gold, Gym Owner

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Harold Zinkin about his friend Joe Gold, the founder of Gold's Gyms, who died Monday in Southern California at age 82. Zinkin says as kids the two men who collect weight-shaped material from railroad yards and fashion barbells using Model-T axles.