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Notebook: Aug. 27, 2001

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Melissa August, Amanda Bower, Rhett Butler, Daren Fonda, Sora Song, Heather Won Tesoriero, Victoria Rainert and Joel Stein

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

POPE JOHN PAUL II Persuades renegade Zambian archbishop to leave wife, renounce Moonies. Till Papa do us part

STEVE FOSSETT Chicago millionaire gets only halfway around world, still sets solo balloon record. Try again?

BARRY BONDS Hits fastest 50 HRs in history, closes in on record. Extra credit: the Giants are contending

[LOSERS]

BARBIE Utah artist wins free-speech case, can depict doll in explicit poses. No word on Ken’s reaction

JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI Japanese PM visits shrine to war dead. Spends only 33 minutes, pleasing nobody

SULTAN OF BRUNEI Brother’s $15 billion spree leads to auction of palatial trimmings. Airbus, anyone?

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