Is Warren Buffett really more popular than Elvis? What's it like to actually hug the GEICO gecko? Our roving reporter Rex Moore attended the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) annual meeting in Omaha and has this inside look at an event that seems more like a festival than a shareholders' meeting. 

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