2747 April Lewis


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    2747 April Lewis
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  • Tags: American LIFE MAGAZINE Ottumwa Old School Celebrations Superstars of 2017
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    During the recent Ottumwa Trading Card Ceremonies, April Lewis was among an elite group of video game luminaries who were honored on trading cards for their historic participation in the 1982 LIFE Magazine photoshoot. Returning to Ottumwa for the 35th-year reunion of the photo, they were honored with trading cards that were presented by Billy MItchell and Walter Day along with the AWARD CERTIFICATE shown herein. They were presented on Saturday, November 11, 2017, during the Ottumwa Old School Arcade Galaxies of Gaming Festival, at the Quincy Place Mall, in Ottumwa, Iowa. To see the other trading cards unveiled during this ceremony -- or to see the long chronological history of the TRADING CARDS AWARDS TRADITION, go to this link: Chronological History of the Trading Card Awards Ceremonies


    April Lewis earned immortality when she appeared as one of the five cheerleaders in the legendary LIFE Magazine photo that captured the video game V.I.P.S. posing on East Main Street, in Ottumwa, November 7, 1982. A graduate of Ottumwa HIgh School, Class of 1983, April still lives in Ottumwa, Iowa, and, with this reunion, is participating in her first “Video Game Capital of the World” event.

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