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Rick Hendrick, right, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, announces the AARP and the AARP Foundation Drive to End Hunger will be the 2011 sponsor of Jeff Gordon's race car during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, as Gordon, center, and AARP Foundation president Jo Ann Jenkins.  (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
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Rick Hendrick, right, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, announces the AARP and the AARP Foundation Drive to End Hunger will be the 2011 sponsor of Jeff Gordon's race car during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, as Gordon, center, and AARP Foundation president Jo Ann Jenkins. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

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