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profile name: Kurt Vonnegut profile occupation: Author
profile id: 183547
profile name: Anna Nicole Smith profile occupation: Pin-up, Reality Television Star
profile id: 235991
profile name: Seung-Hui Cho profile occupation: Mass Murderer
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profile name: Ike Turner profile occupation: Musician
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profile name: Benazir Bhutto profile occupation: Prime Minister
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profile name: Yvonne De Carlo profile occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, Pin-up
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