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Happy 70th Birthday to Ben Fong-Torres!

Suzanne Kai

January 7, 2015

HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY BEN! and HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes to Jann Wenner, publisher and co-founder of Rolling Stone who is 69 today! Best wishes for many happy and healthy years to come!

Ben and Jann are looking at photos of themselves from the early days when Rolling Stone started in San Francisco. As super busy as Ben is, he has graciously contributed commentary to our pages here at AsianConnections.com since 2000. Thank you!

This photo was taken at Rolling Stone's offices in New York by Pulitzer prize-winning photographer and former staff photographer for the New York Times, Marilynn K. Yee for our feature documentary currently in production LIKE A ROLLING STONE: The LIfe & Times of Ben Fong-Torres.

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