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C++ with VS 2008: Unable to overload << Operator

I am trying to overload the << operator.

I have a custom class called person.

I added this to person.h:

public:
.....
....
ostream &person::operator<<(ostream &stream, person &pers);


I added this to person.cpp
....
....
ostream &person::operator<<(ostream &stream, person &pers) {
            return stream;
      }

In the main function, I did the following.
person P4 = person("C", "C", 23);
cout << &P4 << " ";

I am getting an error that reads like:

error C2804: binary 'operator <<' has too many parameters.

I am using Visual Studio 2008.

Please help. Thanks in advance.
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Thanks
Since you already answered my question, I am closing this post. But I am running into another problem. So I'll post the next problem shortly.