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In the beginning, it was too much—too many souvenirs, too much taxpayer-paid security, just too much (although, despite the worst crowd-control fears, not too many people).
In the end, it was all that—and poignantly less.
In the end, the world's biggest show on Earth not affiliated with Ringling Brothers, which moves into Los Angeles tomorrow, was reduced to a little girl missing her daddy.
A recap and adaption of the tweets: