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His home museum of oddities is weird even for Vegas
His home museum of oddities is weird even for Vegas

Somewhere in the recesses of Lonnie Hammargren's brain lies the fine line between an eccentric collector, one with a trained eye for the planet's kitsch, and someone who has lost control. It's a boundary long ago crossed. Observe Bugsy Siegel's toilet, which Hammargren still uses, parked near large models of Stonehenge, the Taj Mahal, Hoover Dam and a looming T. rex. "I'm a hoarder; I can't deny that word," he says. "But I'm not crazy. You couldn't be crazy and accomplish the things I've accomplished." At 77, Hammargren is a onetime neurosurgeon and Nevada lieutenant governor. He's also the curator of a home museum...

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