"Lions are the friendliest people." enthused Harvey ("They call me Cookie") Cook to his wife Harriett as they sipped bourbon and ginger ale in Chicago's Sherman Hotel last week. "Everybody has a name tag on him. You look and see the name and you greet him, say, 'How ya doin!' " Cook's extra big "Keep Smiling" button flashed gaily from his purple and gold vest; the 51-year-old utilities company employee from Beechview, Pa. considered how glad he was to be there, he and Harriett, hitting it off just great with 35,000 friendly...

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