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Remembering the First Time: 'The Exorcist'

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Remembering the First Time: 'The Exorcist'

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Remembering the First Time: 'The Exorcist'

Remembering the First Time: 'The Exorcist'

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Izabella Scorupco in 'Exorcist: The Beginning.' Photo courtesy Warner Bros. hide caption

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Exorcist: The Beginning was the number one film at the box office last weekend. It made $18 million, despite reviews that said the story behind the film was more interesting than the story told on screen. NPR's Bob Mondello has a few Exorcist stories of his own.

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