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LORAN MAYES IS a captain in the Oklahoma City Thunder Blue Alliance, which means she helps keep Thunder fans connected to one another and to the team, in part by organizing meet-ups. Sometimes fans gather at Mayes' home in Altus, Okla., a town of just under 20,000 people; other times they get together at local bars or bowling alleys, or at a McDonald's so parents can bring their kids. Last Dec. 29, Mayes hosted an impromptu watch party at a local hospital, where medical staff ...
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