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Southwest founder honored by air races

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Southwest Airlines' legendary co-founder Herb Kelleher has another pin on his already-crowded lapel: Man of the Year as awarded Thursday night by the Reno Air Race Association.

"It's one of the greatest honors I have. I love planes. I love the people of Reno," Kelleher said in a phone interview from the Reno National Championship Air Races before heading to the ceremony at the Grand Sierra Resort.

At age 78, Kelleher doesn't bother with job titles anymore.

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