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Founder of Spring Break Dies

Patricia Sullivan

The man who brought hordes of hormone-crazed college students to Fort Lauderdale -- and then revived the beach after the city raised the drinking age and banned open containers -- has died. Bob Gill also founded the Yankee Clipper Hotel, which was featured in a number of movies.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  February 27, 2009; 12:19 PM ET
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