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Front row from left, 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees Carmen de Lavallade, Norman Lear, Gloria Estefan, back row from left, LL Cool J, and Lionel Richie are photographed following the State Department dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Front row from left, 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees Carmen de Lavallade, Norman Lear, Gloria Estefan, back row from left, LL Cool J, and Lionel Richie are photographed following the State Department dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

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