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The Duane featured on Secret Lives Of The Super Rich

Duane Hagadone reminisces Wednesday about the inaugural Diamond Cup that he helped bring to Coeur d'Alene more than a half century ago. (Shawn Gust/press)
Duane Hagadone reminisces Wednesday about the inaugural Diamond Cup that he helped bring to Coeur d'Alene more than a half century ago. (Shawn Gust/press)

Coeur d'Alene kingpin Duane Hagadone is one of the gazillionaires featured in a recent Today Show segment promoting CNBC's "Secret Lives Of The Super Rich." The Today Show anchors were in disbelief as they watched Hagadone hit golf balls from the deck of his yacht and footage of an employee whose sole job is driving a much smaller boat around and fetching the balls -- a job, the anchors quipped, nobody ever imagined existed. Watch the video here. The old guy's looking pretty spry in his old age.



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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.