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When Harold Camping declared to the world that the apocalypse was definitely, without a doubt, coming on May 21, 2011, 60-year-old retired MTA worker Robert Fitzpatrick spent $140,000 of his life savings to plaster the MTA with warnings. When it didn't happen, Fitzpatrick told reporters, "I'm tired. I was working hard trying to get the word out. I'm very surprised."