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Tourtiere is "one of Canada's better contributions to the culinary world," says Thomas Naylor, executive chef to the Canadian ambassador to the U.S. Larry Crowe/AP hide caption

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Basil Rathbone (right), as Sherlock Holmes, and Nigel Bruce, as Dr. Watson, in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1945. AP hide caption

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Shirley Mason was the psychiatric patient whose life was portrayed in the 1973 book Sybil. The book and subsequent film caused an enormous spike in reported cases of multiple personality disorder. Mason later admitted she had faked her multiple personalities.

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