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Three-year-old Kieran Romano, sitting on Bronze Bob’s lap, and his one-year-old brother Soren play around the Bronze Bob sculpture before the Fifth Annual Founder’s Day celebration on Saturday, April 12, 2008. The Reston community celebrated Reston’s 44th and Bob Simon’s 94th birthday at the Lake Anne Village Center.

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Paul Hartke invited Bob Simon on his pontoon boat on Lake Audubon when Simon was in his 90s. “He stood on the back of the pontoon boat and we revved the motor and he beamed, ‘This makes you feel like a kid.’ That’s what kept him going I think.'”

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