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"Flipper" Trainer Wants Captive Dolphins Freed

It’s safe to say Americans have something of a love affair with dolphins.

Ric O’Barry has a lot to do with that.

O’Barry is the man who trained the dolphins that starred in the 1960s TV show, “Flipper.’’.

O’Barry may have fueled the love affair but he’s spent the last 40 years trying to undo it. He’s in Las Vegas to speaktomorrow night about dolphins in captivity.

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