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Wednesday, June 11, 2008 | 2 a.m.

Legendary Las Vegas neon sign designer Betty Willis, known for her world-famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, talks about how she created her illustrious masterpiece and the significance of each of the sign's various symbols.

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  1. I love this sign since I have seen it in movies so many times! I am glad a woman designed it, (how cool is that especially in the old days women never had a say so!)

    I love that diamond shape, today, no one would want to re-create it, too much trouble! Everyone wants a fast and easy cookie cutter! Ick!

    The round things Silver Dollars? Wow! Who knew, and so appropriate!

    Lucky Vegas to have such a beautiful sign everyone wants in their backyard! Do you sell these as souveniers? (Small size ones, not actual size ones, I think the trailer park would complain!)

    No matter how old this sign gets, Las Vegas would never tear it down because it is too loved and too pretty! I am sure some billionaire would restore it and keep it pretty. It is a timeless icon and it deserves tons and tons of respect!

    Bye for now, wish I could see Las Vegas someday.

    Showgirl7

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