Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th January 2005

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Simmons' Sex Doctor Pens Oral Sex Book

19th January 2005 2:58

Carnal expert-to-the-stars DR AVA CADELL is sharing the oral sex tips she's picked up from years chatting with the wildest celebrities in a new...

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Bruce Willis' Stammer Ordeal

19th January 2005 2:58

DIE HARD star BRUCE WILLIS is amazed he launched a successful acting career, because he had a terrible stammer as a child. The German-born...

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Trump To Launch Apprentice Musical

19th January 2005 2:58

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP is in talks to unveil a new musical - based on his reality show THE APPRENTICE. The billionaire and fellow series...

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Thornton Annoyed By Snooping Reporters Checking Out His Trash

19th January 2005 2:58

Movie star BILLY BOB THORNTON often chases snooping reporters off his property with weapons, because he's sick of them going through his garbage. ...

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Rock Thrills Tsunami Benefit

19th January 2005 2:58

Comedian CHRIS ROCK thrilled a tsunami benefit concert in Los Angeles on Monday (17JAN05) night by joining the likes of TENACIOUS D, PEARL JAM's...

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Paltrow 'Too Clever To Be An Actress'

19th January 2005 2:58

GWYNETH PALTROW's mother BLYTHE DANNER begged the OSCAR winner not to follow in her footsteps, because she considers her "too intelligent to be an...

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Gibson: 'Oscar Should Go To Best Film, Not Best Marketing'

19th January 2005 2:58

MEL GIBSON is refusing to fight for an ACADEMY AWARD, because he wants his controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST to win an OSCAR on...

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Jackman Favourite For Bond Role

19th January 2005 2:58

Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has emerged as favourite to become the next JAMES BOND, with bookmakers tipping him to take over from departing 007...

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Gillian Anderson Weds

19th January 2005 2:58

Former X-FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON is a married woman, after quietly tying-the-knot with her film-maker boyfriend JULIAN OZANNE in Africa. The...

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Cowell Considered Sex With Abdul

19th January 2005 2:58

SIMON COWELL fell for fellow AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL when they first met - but couldn't bear the thought of waking up in bed next to her. ...

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Ozzy Addicted To Coffee

19th January 2005 2:58

Hellraising rocker OZZY OSBOURNE has found a new addiction since quitting his drink and hard drug habits - he's now hooked on coffee. The former...

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Williams Not Driven Enough For Us

19th January 2005 2:58

ROBBIE WILLIAMS failed to crack America because he lacks the drive, according to eighties superstar NICK RHODES. Rhodes, whose band DURAN DURAN...

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Ashlee Simpson Buys First Home

19th January 2005 2:58

Singer ASHLEE SIMPSON has purchased her first home - and she's sharing it with two of the girls who appeared as her friends in her video for LA...

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Fat Joe Takes Up Fitness Regime

19th January 2005 2:58

Hip-hop heavyweight FAT JOE is preparing to unveil a new slimline look - he's been working out every day for the past year. The LEAN BACK...

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Harvey Charged With Driving Offences

19th January 2005 2:58

LATEST: British rapper HARVEY has been charged with assaulting a police officer, using threatening words and driving while disqualified and...

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Lloyd Webber Sells Up In West End

19th January 2005 2:58

British musical mogul ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is planning to relax his grip on London's West End, by selling four of the 11 theatres he owns there. ...

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Jay Dee In Critical Condition

19th January 2005 2:58

Former A TRIBE CALLED QUEST producer JAY DEE is seriously ill in hospital suffering suspected liver damage. The news was revealed by pal, THE...

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Pharrell And Reebok Part Ways

19th January 2005 2:58

LATEST: Hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS has parted ways with REEBOK, weeks after filing a lawsuit against the sportswear giant. NEPTUNES producer...

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Billy Bob Has To Keep Angelina Meetings Secret

19th January 2005 9:18

BILLY BOB THORNTON fears he'll never be able to enjoy a meal out with his ex-wife ANGELINA JOLIE - because the press would make too much of the...

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Willis Uses Shaved Head To Make A Statement

19th January 2005 9:18

DIE HARD star BRUCE WILLIS insists his closely-cropped haircut is a statement against companies selling hair growth products. The Hollywood...

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Billy Bob Furious With Movie-maker Over Terrible Film

19th January 2005 9:18

BILLY BOB THORNTON wanted to murder director ROBBY HENSON on the set of THE BADGE after a furious row over the film-maker's incompetence. The...

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Mcgraw Hated Going Without A Hat For Movie

19th January 2005 9:18

Country star TIM McGRAW initially had a tough time watching himself in his movie FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS - because he wasn't wearing a hat in the...

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Fat Joe Conquers Fear Of Flying

19th January 2005 9:18

Hip-hop star FAT JOE has conquered his fear of flying, after 10 years of avoiding air travel. The rapper, real name JOSEPH CARTAGENA, often...

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Ludacris' Lake Helps Boost His Fishing Skills

19th January 2005 9:18

Rapper LUDACRIS has created a huge catfish lake on his Atlanta, Georgia, estate so he can perfect his fishing skills. The SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY...

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Cowell Picks Up A Rat And A Cat On Tv Show

19th January 2005 9:18

A visit to American chat show THE TONIGHT SHOW paid dividends for animal lover SIMON COWELL on Monday night (17JAN05) - he walked away with a new...

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Harris Thrills Bar Regulars With Impromptu Jam Session

19th January 2005 9:18

Country legend EMMYLOU HARRIS thrilled locals at Nashville, Tennessee's famous TOOTSIE'S bar on Saturday night (15JAN05) when she staged an...

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Mos Def 'Tricked' By British Accents

19th January 2005 9:18

Hip-hop star MOS DEF was in awe of Brits when he visited London last year (04) - because he deemed their accents proof of their superior...

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Cowell Keeps New Classic Cars Away From His Girlfriend

19th January 2005 9:18

AMERICAN IDOL judge and THE X FACTOR boss SIMON COWELL has treated himself to a fleet of classic cars - and he's forbidden his longtime girlfriend...

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Seal Targets 50 Cent In Rap Blast

19th January 2005 9:18

LATEST: SEAL has sparked a new feud with 50 CENT by criticising his high-living image, as part of the singer's anti-rap culture offensive. The...

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Willis' Ex-girlfriend Bathes In The Ocean

19th January 2005 9:18

BRUCE WILLIS' ex-girlfriend BROOKE BURKE now lives so close to the ocean, she takes a bath in it every day. The former BAYWATCH star, 26,...

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First Edition Of Lady Chatterley's Lover Auctioned

19th January 2005 9:18

A first edition of DH LAWRENCE's controversial erotic novel LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER fetched more than $6,400 (GBP3,370) at auction on Monday...

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Survivor Winner Charged With Tax Evasion

19th January 2005 9:18

America's first SURVIVOR winner, RICHARD HATCH, has been charged with tax evasion. Hatch won $1 million (GBP526,300) back in 2000 when he became...

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Blalock Slams California 'Hos'

19th January 2005 9:18

Sexy STAR TREK star JOLENE BLALOCK has blasted fellow California girls in a new PLAYBOY interview, insisting they're giving the state a bad...

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Footballer Ford Too Unstable For Siegfried And Roy Court Case

19th January 2005 9:18

Former American footballer COLE FORD has been told he's mentally incapable of standing trial for his part in a drive-by shooting at the home of Las...

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Lawrence Keen To Dodge Comic Book Pitfalls

19th January 2005 13:53

Director FRANCIS LAWRENCE has dismissed complaints over the location of his big budget comic book adaptation CONSTANTINE - because its Los Angeles...

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Oscar Brings Back Bad Memories For Paltrow

19th January 2005 13:53

GWYNETH PALTROW hides her OSCAR statuette away because it evokes both embarrassing and traumatic memories. The SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF...

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Olivier's Son Plans Film Biopic

19th January 2005 13:53

LAURENCE OLIVIER's son TARQUIN has written a biopic about his father's stormy marriage to screen beauty VIVIEN LEIGH. The 68-year-old, born...

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Stallone's Movie Sales Increase After Jackie's Eviction

19th January 2005 13:53

Sales of SYLVESTER STALLONE's movies on DVD and video have increased by up to 300 per cent in the UK, following his mother's appearance on a...

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Phillips Quit Borat After Receiving Death Threats

19th January 2005 13:53

LATEST: STARSKY AND HUTCH director TODD PHILLIPS quit the set of mock-documentary BORAT after receiving death threats. Last week (ends14JAN05),...

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De Niro And Scorsese Discuss Taxi Driver Sequel

19th January 2005 13:53

Screen legend ROBERT DE NIRO has reunited with iconic director MARTIN SCORSESE to work on a sequel to their classic movie TAXI DRIVER. The...

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Weinstein Steps Out With Younger British Girlfriend

19th January 2005 13:53

Recently-divorced MIRAMAX boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN is dating a British starlet 24 years his junior. Weinstein, the man behind numerous hits...

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Kingsley Splits From Wife After Kissing Picture Published

19th January 2005 13:53

LATEST: OSCAR-winning actor BEN KINGSLEY has split up with his wife of 15 months after a German newspaper published a picture of her kissing...

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Spandau Ballet Singer Attacks UK Conservatives

19th January 2005 13:53

Politically-minded ex-SPANDAU BALLET singer TONY HADLEY has hit out at Britain's chief opposition party for failing to take advantage of a drop in...

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Dickinson Became Pilot After Drunken Binge

19th January 2005 13:53

Veteran rocker BRUCE DICKINSON was so disgusted with himself for drunkenly eating leftover food from room service trays in a Japanese hotel, he...

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Gallagher Is No Fan Of Christmas

19th January 2005 13:53

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER hates Christmas so much, he's desperate to tell his young daughter the truth about Santa Claus. However, the LIVE...

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Pixies Not Trying To Please Fans

19th January 2005 13:53

Reformed rockers THE PIXIES are fiercely opposed to making music to please their loyal following - and are considering recording an album fans are...

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Dickinson: 'Maiden Are Popular Because We Never Sold Out'

19th January 2005 13:53

IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON is convinced the veteran heavy metal band are now more popular than ever for one reason - they've never...

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J.lo Loves To Stay At Home

19th January 2005 13:53

R+B singer JENNIFER LOPEZ has quashed her reputation as a frequent party-goer, insisting her ideal evening is spent in front of the TV. The...

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Eminem And 50 Cent Sign Up British R+b Act

19th January 2005 13:53

Hip-hop heavyweights EMINEM and 50 CENT have signed up a British R+B duo after they were spotted singing on a Los Angeles street corner. The...

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Britney Queen Of The New Millennium

19th January 2005 13:53

BRITNEY SPEARS has sold more albums since the turn of the 21st Century than any other female artist - a massive 60 million. The TOXIC superstar...

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Jackson Interviewer Fights Subpoena

19th January 2005 17:02

LATEST: The British journalist who exposed MICHAEL JACKSON's unusual lifestyle in his TV special has asked a judge to block a request by...

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Beck Warns Against Downloading Unmixed Album

19th January 2005 17:02

LATEST: BECK has warned fans not to expect much if they download his new album after it was leaked online - because it isn't the finished...

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Prosecutors Ask For Child Privacy In Jackson Case

19th January 2005 17:02

LATEST: Evidence given by children in the MICHAEL JACKSON molestation case will be held in private, if prosecutors have their way. Judge RODNEY...

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Closer Tops British Box Office

19th January 2005 17:02

Star-studded movie CLOSER has beaten THUNDERBIRDS film spoof TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE to top the UK weekend box office chart. The GOLDEN...

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Reeves And Bullock To Reunite

19th January 2005 17:02

Hollywood darlings KEANU REEVES and SANDRA BULLOCK will star in romantic movie II MARE - their first professional reunion since 1994's smash hit...

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Stars Enticed Into Charlotte's Web

19th January 2005 17:02

JULIA ROBERTS, OPRAH WINFREY and JOHN CLEESE are among a host of stars who have joined the cast for CHARLOTTE'S WEB - an animated movie adaptation...

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Scorsese Accepts Vienna Film Museum Honour

19th January 2005 17:02

Legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE has accepted the honorary presidency of the VIENNA FILM MUSEUM. The 62-year-old was offered the prestigious...

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Maguire's Weight Given As Cause For Globes No-show

19th January 2005 17:02

TOBEY MAGUIRE dropped out of his appearance at the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS minutes before the show - after he was advised to keep his weight problems...

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Schwarzenegger Allows Killer's Execution

19th January 2005 17:02

California governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has refused to spare the life of a triple murderer, who today (19JAN05) became the first person in the...

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Blake Had 'Residue On Him' After His Wife's Murder

19th January 2005 17:02

LATEST: The jury in ROBERT BLAKE's murder trial has been told the actor had gunshot residue on his hands and clothes the night his wife was shot...

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Bounty Of Jazz Treasures Go On Sale

19th January 2005 17:02

Iconic jazz memorabilia once owned by legends including CHARLIE PARKER, JOHN COLTRANE, DIZZY GILLESPIE and LOUIS ARMSTRONG will go under the hammer...

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Portishead Return After Eight Years

19th January 2005 17:02

Cult British group PORTISHEAD have thrilled fans by starting work on their long-awaited third album - after an eight-year hiatus from the studio. ...

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Pixies Star Becomes Father

19th January 2005 17:02

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK became a father for the first time earlier this month (07JAN05). The DEBASER star was thrilled to be present at the...

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Kylie Has Wandering Eye

19th January 2005 17:02

Australian singer KYLIE MINOGUE can't help eying up hunky men - even though she's been dating OLIVIER MARTINEZ for nearly two years. The...

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Trump: 'Ivana And Marla Were Never Invited To Wedding'

19th January 2005 21:31

LATEST: DONALD TRUMP is bemused by reports his two ex-wives have snubbed his upcoming wedding to MELANIA KNAUSS - because he never invited them in...

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President Returns To 24

19th January 2005 21:31

Former TV president DENNIS HAYSBERT is set for a shock return to hit drama 24. Fans of the show thought they'd seen the last of the actor's...

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Trump Urges Wedding Guests To Donate To Tsunami Fund

19th January 2005 21:31

Property mogul DONALD TRUMP is urging friends and family to make a donation to the Tsunami Relief Fund, rather than buy expensive gifts for his...

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Julia's Fans Aim For Walk Of Fame Star

19th January 2005 21:31

Fans of new mother JULIA ROBERTS' have launched a campaign to get the PRETTY WOMAN actress a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Devotees who...

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Dench Cast As Housewife In New Portrait

19th January 2005 21:31

A new portrait depicting DAME JUDI DENCH as a "wealthy housewife" was unveiled at London's prestigious National Portrait Gallery today (19JAN05). ...

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Farrell's Laughing Off Phone Pest Claims

19th January 2005 21:31

LATEST: COLIN FARRELL is laughing off a handwritten lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles woman, who claims he pestered her with phone calls. DESSARAE...

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Another Simpson Arrested As Oj's Girl Faces Jail

19th January 2005 21:31

OJ SIMPSON has been dragged into another legal mess after his 19- year-old daughter SYDNEY was arrested on disorderly conduct charges. The...

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Brosnan: 'My Wife Helped Me Through Bond Agony'

19th January 2005 21:31

PIERCE BROSNAN turned to his wife to help him through the disappointment of being dropped as movie superspy JAMES BOND. After the success of...

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Katona Grateful For Public Support

19th January 2005 21:31

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer KERRY KATONA has thanked the British public for their support after she was admitted to London rehabilitation clinic...

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Killers Star Ditches Honeymoon For Album

19th January 2005 21:31

The KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS will marry his fiancee TANA MUNBKOWSKY in March (05) - but refuses to take time off his busy music career for...

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Fuel Star Swears At Bush Girls

19th January 2005 21:31

FUEL frontman BRETT SCALLIONS was forced to apologise on stage last night when he accidentally swore during his group's live set at last night's...

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Green Day's Idiot Not So Stupid

19th January 2005 21:31

Rockers GREEN DAY have achieved the near-impossible - a second week at the top of the US album charts four months after their AMERICAN IDIOT album...

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Alicia, Kelly + Charlotte Sign Up For Mtv Asia Aid Show

19th January 2005 21:31

ALICIA KEYS, KELLY CLARKSON and GOOD CHARLOTTE are among the first acts to sign up for a new tsunami aid concert in Thailand. Artists will...

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Seal Built Igloo For Klum Proposal

19th January 2005 21:31

British singer SEAL went to great lengths to make his proposal to his fiancee HEIDI KLUM romantic - he even had an igloo specially built for...

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Sri Lankan Film-makers Ask Movie Industry For Help

19th January 2005 21:31

Sri Lankan film-makers have asked the international movie community to increase its efforts to help survivors of the Indian Ocean tsunami. ...

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