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2011 marked the end of an era. Yahoo compiled a list outlining the top 10 “ends” that took place in this year.

“An era is truly known only when it’s over. In 2011, institutions closed shop, government programs ended, and others simply moved on. While an era might be a grandiose way to describe the end of, say, Borders or “Kate Plus 8,” each of these finales symbolized, in their own fields, a way of being that wouldn’t happen again.” – Vera H-C Chan.

End of an Era

  1. Space Shuttle Program
  2. Oprah Winfrey
  3. Borders
  4. Harry Potter
  5. Friendster
  6. Steve Jobs
  7. News of the World
  8. “Kate Plus 8″
  9. Elizabeth Warren
  10. Iraq Withdrawal

Read the full article here – it’s a great summary of endings in 2011:

Yahoo! 2011 Year In Review – End of an Era#End of an Era.

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