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Leonard Nimoy Retires from Star Trek Conventions

attends Day 3 of the Official Star Trek Convention at the Rio Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on August 13, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

After decades on the circuit, retiring sci-fi icon Leonard Nimoy put in his last Star Trek convention appearance, waved his last Vulcan finger sign, and uttered the line "Live long and prosper" to a con crowd for the final time last weekend in Rosemont, Illinois. If you've been to Comic-Con or any of Creation Entertainment's Trek-specific gatherings, you know how much the erstwhile Spock will be missed; if not, here's a scene from an incisive documentary about the scene that pretty much sums it up.

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