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    Bunker 77

    A new book and movie are being released about Spreckles sugar heir, Clark Gable's stepson and champion surfer Bunker Spreckles.

    After inheriting 50 million dollars at 25, Bunker Spreckles became "the most decadent person in surfing". He hired a photographer to document his life as a jet-setting playboy, and by 27 he was dead.

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