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Jay Leno and Peggy Shotwell meet face to face July 24 at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen, Minn., where he performed a standup show. Jean Ruzicka / Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids woman meets Jay Leno 12 years after husband's car donation


PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - At last they meet, after more than a decade of friendship based on Philbert the Puddle Jumper.

Twelve years after her husband donated a car to Jay Leno, a comedian and noted car buff, Peggy Shotwell got the chance to meet the star in person when he performed July 24 at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen.

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