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Oscar rehearsals

Actress Kerry Washington, left, laughs while talking to Hawk Koch, president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, during rehearsals for the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.  <span class=meta>(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)</span>
February 24, 2013 8:12:54 AM PST