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Until Stefon Harris
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NEVER ENDING FAREED HAQUE
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OPAQUE
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Waterfall Jeff Elstad
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Instrumental With Mellotron Hayden
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The Closer I Get
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Dark Matters: A retired investigator (Ricardo Darin, right) decides to revisit a murder case that stumped him years ago — sparking flashbacks that recount both the shortcomings of the police (including Javier Godino) and the hero's unrequited love for a former colleague (Soledad Villamil). Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Secrets' And Lies Drive An Oscar-Worthy Thriller

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More Mascara, Please: In La Cage aux Folles, Albin and his lover Georges try to play it straight when Georges' son invites his ultraconservative would-be in-laws to dinner. The plan goes awry — and in the end the homophobes must grudgingly enlist the help of Les Cagelles — the drag chorus line (above) at the nightclub Georges and Albin own — to escape with their political reputations intact. Joan Marcus hide caption

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From A Tiny London Stage, Big Musical Hits

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Sweet Charity, musical~Overture National Symphony Orchestra
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Sweet Charity [1995 Studio Cast]
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Depression-Pasillo Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire
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An Army Honor Guard prepares to carry the flag-draped coffin of Staff Sgt. Vernon Martin into St. John's Baptist Church for his funeral service on Oct. 19, 2009, in Savannah, Ga. Martin, 25, was one of eight U.S. soldiers killed Oct. 3 during a fierce battle at Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan. Stephen Morton/Getty Images hide caption

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Battle In Afghanistan Highlights Bravery, Failures

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Midnight Ride Al Petteway & Amy White
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DIVERSE CHARLES NEVILLE
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Far from Enough
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The Sermon Jimmy McGriff
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Segregated lunch counters were flashpoints for racial tensions across the South, including this one at a McCrory's store in Rock Hill, S.C. Heraldonline.com hide caption

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50 Years Later, A Civil Rights Tribute ... And Apology

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Concerto In G Minor for Two Cellow, Strings & Basso Continuo, Rv 531 Yo-yo Ma
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A fish pedicure treatment, like this one at a salon in Alexandria, Va. in 2008, is facing controversy all over the country. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Salon Owner Fights Arizona To Restore Fish Pedicures

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BAYOU MAGIC ALVIN BATISTE

Paul Rhymer, the last Smithsonian taxidermist, just retired after 25 years in the job his father and grandfather once held. hide caption

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Smithsonian Taxidermist: A Dying Job Title

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Gmbh Green Isac
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OLD MAN OLD WOMAN HILLBILLIES FROM MARS
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