Hold for Story moving for Sunday AM's: In this file photo taken Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998, the 40-foot tall Burning Man is ignited to signal the end of the week-long Burning Man Festival held on the Black... more 
Hold for Story moving for Sunday AM's: In this file photo taken Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998, the 40-foot tall Burning Man is ignited to signal the end of the week-long Burning Man Festival held on the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nv. It's never been so hard to be a hippie. A quarter century after the free spirits moved their party from San Francisco's Baker Beach to a dried up ancient lake bed 110 miles north of Reno, the Burning Man counterculture festival is faced with turning large numbers of its longtime participants away. With its drum circles and decorated art cars, guerilla theatrics and colorful theme camps, the annual pilgrimage to the playa in the name of both everything and nothing has become just too darn popular for its own good. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette Journal, Roger Duncan) NO SALES; MAGS OUT; NEVADA APPEAL OUT; SOUTH RENO WEEKLY OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Reno Gazette Journal, Roger Duncan
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