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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1-a in rockefeller >> some days we wonder how we get on the air. happy happy thirsty thursday, everybody. thanks for being with us. it's september 22 n. happy first day of fall. which hoda didn't get the memo. which makes me so proud her. if you don't have one, i'm going to give you one. >> what? >> hoda no rules copy. >> you know what, you set it up wearing white after labor day.
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you call it winter white. it's beautiful. that's "kids" by one republic. love them. also today's debby boon's 60th birthday. also my first husband's birthday. i wish everybody a very happy birthday. >> you know what's a good thing to do at the beginning of the fall season, have a brand-new look. our ambush makeover team. and bobbie's here with the best masks. >> i >> to help your skin. >> she's got a couple of them on there. >> it's going to keep soft and glowy. some of the cast of gloria estefan's wonderful broadway show are going to perform. an amazing seventh grader wrote in. our friend rocky wrote in about this wonderful young woman. well, i won't say anymore because i don't want the -- the
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this song today. it's a family story. i thought maybe we could write something for three. >> and the little girl is so adorable. i just saw her downstairs. sweet girl. >> precious. and the mother of three who's causing a little controversy. stay at home moms are not happy moms she says. so we're going to talk to her. she's got an interesting book. about how we need to sort of spread out our interests in life as opposed toe being a stay at home mom. >> that's causing a lot of controversy. can i just complain about one little thing. >> sure. >> i was getting ready to watch tv last night. >> i heard about this. >> i was like this, clicking on my tv and you know when all your cable's all messed up and then you realize your wifi is down and it's not working. >> and what ever did you do with yourself. >> first of all, i called the phone company. my home phone too. i like to speak to somebody.
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>> i hate that. >> i'm like agent 0, pound 0, pound, agent. that's how i do it until someone answers. there was a blackout in the whole area and "empire" was on. i missed cookie last night. >> you should have just eaten some. >> i ended up eating a bag of popcorn in the dark. when you don't have tv. >> you didn't have any electricity either? >> there was nothing to do. there was books but why. can i put in perspective. i went into the gym this morning and i went too the shower and this lovely woman blanca who cleans up. she said, let me clean up in here. i said, isn't it awful what people leave behind? she said, you know what, if people weren't messy, i wouldn't have a job. i said, you're so optimistic. she said, that's what my son says. she scooped up her stuff.
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complaining about with the stupid cable and cookie, okay. that's it. >> you can see it today, right. that's the beauty today's world. >> exactly. >> we have an update now on brad and angelina. we were assured we were allowed to do it. there were rumors about brad and his most recent co-star. the allegations that the divorce filing was -- well -- >> was triggered by an affair. >> with french cottilard. >> she did something which was fabulous. >> perfect. >> she posted something on instagram. this is what she wrote. as thz situation is spiraling and affecting people i love, i have to speak up. many years ago, i met the man of my life. father of our son. and of the baby we are expecting. he's my love. my best friend. the only one i need. >> i love that. >> then she added, i do very much wish that angelina and
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respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. she sounds so elegant and educated, doesn't she. compared to the way you and i talk. >> i was like, i kind of want to be here. >> i know. >> she's so high brow. >> let's let -- those kinds of rumors. we said yesterday none of us know what happened. and it's all conjecture. and the conjecture hurts people deeply. >> it really does. >> some things stick in people's minds and they think forever something that was never true to begin with. >> we're trying to be reporting stuff. >> we don't have to be about this though. >> britney got a shock. britney spears. her sons, she has an 11-year-old and a 10-year-old, sean preston and jaden. they decided something fun would be to steal mom's phone. and then scare her. >> depends what's on mom's phone, you know what i'm saying. anyway, she wasn't too bad. let's take a look first. >> we just stole her phone and she's going to go nuts.
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>> ahhh! >> oh, my gosh. i want to know what happened after she got up. look at her face, look at her face. she wasn't that upset apparently because she posted the video and with the caption my damn kids with a smiley face. >> oh, my god, that is funny. i hate being scared. >> my kids had nothing when they were growing up. th but there was no, there was no cell phones and all that crazy technology. >> yes. >> you know. they went outside and played. like the old days. get outside. >> play tag. >> if it's a nice day, get out there. >> would you like a song? >> if i have to. >> it's all harmony. >> is it afternoon delight? >> that's a great one. this is from the zach brown band. >> i love them. i love anything they do.
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annie." listen to this harmony. ? sweet annie ? ? can i stay with you a while ? ? because this road's been putting miles on my heart ? ? sweetheart i've been living in a fantasy ? >> like it, love it. this is music hoda. ? and my bark will lose its bite ? ? but don't give up on me ? >> here it goes, i love ? sweet annie ? >> love it. beautiful. >> six part harmony. >> you know what it remains me of. they were so huge years ago. if you want to hear some of the greatest harmonies in country music, download the gatlin brothers. especially a song called "i've done enough dying today." >> beautiful. >> one of my favorite songs ever. gatlin brothers.
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>> find all kinds of music i-hoda and sirius xm. >> we don't know why you would but we're grateful. >> people do it. >> and hoda's there with her big hot show. >> two lovely ladies on a girls trip to new york are about to have a memory a lifetime. >> don't miss the big reveal of their ambush makeovers next and please stay tuned for our wonderful everyone has a story later in the show. later in the show. cheers, hoda woman. i'm so frustrated. later in the show. cheers, hoda woman. i just want to find a used car without getting ripped off. show me the carfax. now the car you want and the history you need are easy to find. show me used trucks with one owner. pretty cool. [laughs] ah... ahem... show me the carfax. start your used car search and get free carfax reports at the all-new carfax.com. packed full of flavor, one pint-sized hero was on a mission.
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?? what better way to usher in a new season than a brand-new look? >> on this very first day of fall, we gave two lucky women from the plaza ambush makeovers. >> working their magic. celebrity stylist of the stars louis licari, la, la, la. and fashionista and all around glam queen jill martin. >> we got to write a song for >> it's only been ten years. all right, so tell us how it was today, louis. >> it was fun. we had many people. either week, i can say it grows and grows and grows. the number of people with signs. and people that really come, especially today, big fans of ambush that want makeovers so it's easier and easier. >> michelle tracy's our first lovely lady. 31 years old from buffalo, new york. michelle's on a mother/daughter trip to new york for her mom's birthday.
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they have a 2-year-old daughter named elizabeth. she's excited to play around with a new look. let's listen to her story. >> mom's excited. >> i am sure. >> tell me why you want this for michelle. >> we, she just does things for everybody else, for her husband and her daughter, and i just think this would be a great thing for her to do for herself. >> aw. all right, one word to describe how you're feeling right now? >> nervous. >> we'll take it. understandable. >> all right, so mean -- michelle's here with her mom, diane is here and her sister lauren. all right, kids, please keep your blindfolds on for just a second. here's michelle before. all right, michelle, let's see the new you. oh, wow. >> i like it. >> okay. get ready. mom, sis, take off your blindfolds, look right over here at them. >> oh, my gosh. >> pretty. >> okay, are you ready,
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>> oh, my gosh. that looks fantastic. >> do you love it? >> wow. >> look at that. >> gorgeous. >> look right at camera three, sweetie, right there. louis, tell us. >> the main thing we did here is we made her hair a little warmer and a little bit lighter. her big concern was she just wanted -- she's a natural girl, she wanted to keep the natural feel. you can color your hair and look natural. shaped her face. shaped around the face. little bit of side swept thing. and you look so gorgeous. >> how cute is that outfit? >> vest of any length for fall. it is the first day. i love the instant color blocking. you can mix and match with what you already have in your closet. this is from talbot. >> fantastic.
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second lady -- >> you guys come this way. >> theresa is 55. she's from blissfield, michigan. she's a customer service leader and has worked in the field for 30 years. she has two children, two grandkids and two dogs and she loves hanging out with them i'm sure. now, she hasn't changed her hairstyle in other 20 years. >> i can't wait. >> from making other a daughter to making other mom. how do you feel about all of this? >> i'm very excited. she's wanted this for a long time. >> and you see excited but a >> yes, very much so. >> will you let us do whatever we want? >> yes. yeah. >> hesitant yes. we'll take it. >> all righty. she is here with her daughter amanda. let's take one last look. at her before we bring her out. that's theresa fisher before. let's see theresa fisher now. wow. >> what? >> another vest. >> wow! >> love it. >> wow! oh, my gosh.
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>> i am. >> all right, honey, take a look. >> oh, my god. you look amazing. >> you look so pretty. why don't you turn around and see what she's looking at? >> oh, my goodness. >> go up as close as you need to. >> oh, i love it. >> it's so, so elegant. >> you know what the great thing is is he took a haircut that was actually literally making her face -- it was dragging her face down. >> you look gorgeous. >> all of a sudden, he lifted it you got like an instand lift in less than two hours. what i did with the hair color, if you look in the before, it was an ashy green. not an attractive color. we made it a little warmer. it's more natural. and the perfect makeup as always. >> another vest. >> another vest from chicos. i love this. faux fur mixed with the sweater in the back. another great vest for fall. with simple things you already have in your closet.
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>> can you believe what's happening here. >> all right, let's bring michelle out. big round of applause for both of our ladies. louis, presents? >> here are your formulas. this is for you. this is for you. with the directions. call me if you get confused. >> do you have big milestones coming up and you want a brand-new look? we want to hear from you. tell us why you need a makeover and we may choose you for ambush next wee lot of reasons why you'll want
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the perfect time of year to rejuvenate, and we're going to show you how to do that with bobbie's buzz. here with the best mask for your face, your eyes and is gorgeous. can barely speak. she's had these on for a while. >> because i'm not pregaming for a football game but rather this segment. if you flip through a magazine, you'll notice there are more masks than ever lately. first up, the blue side of my face, dr. gross offers this in his office as a professional treatment and he's now made it an at home treatment. this is his -- this actually is my favorite one of the whole segment. marine modeling mask. it's a lot, but what it is is a two-step process that you mix
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goes from gel to solid. so when you look at my face, my favorite part about this is -- >> you can pull it off? >> no mess. >> how long do you leave it on? >> all of it comes off. >> all of it companies off. feel my skin. >> your skin looks dewy. >> five minutes or more. i left this on for a couple hours. okay. next, this is a mask that you need a magnet to take off. that's what's suggested. this this is what comes in the jar. if i wipe it off on this tissue and the camera catches this, this is the magnet that's included. it sticks. so you wrap the magnet in tissue and after you apply the mask and let it sit for five minutes, get a close-up of my face. >> zoom in tight. >> oh, my god. what are you talking about? >> stop it.
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>> what's happening? >> it's all about harnessing the power of attraction. and i have to -- >> you have to get a clean tissue, yeah. >> what this is aiming to do is pull through all the stuff in your pores. >> what i love, it all comes off so easily. >> and then honestly when i'm not on tv at home, i got it off pretty quick and i didn't look this horrible. >> you like you did prefer this one? >> i liked both for different reasons. this one i saw instantly overnight my wrinkles were gone. it was all about depuffing. >> try it on me and we'll see. >> i don't know. so this is all about self-heating masks. i would say out of all the masks here today, if you want something that's got a kick, i actually had to take this off sooner than later. these seventh heaven masks. put this on your hand. this is really going to kick up heat which is all about helping
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it is powerful. rub it in. >> because i'm so hot already. >> you must be hot, be careful. burn your arm. >> this is all about moving the blood circulation around. >> you don't feel warm? >> you don't feel it at all? >> not much. >> what's wrong with you? >> what's wrong with you, hoda? >> you don't have any fat, that's your problem. >> how about the -- >> don't you feel it? >> when it's on your face, this was something i would say not for somebody with sensitive skin but most any of the selfie heatin make sure you do test the small area first. >> all right. these are some great invisible masks. some of the most popular on the market. origins has their drink up and clinique has their moisture boost. what's great about those is if you answer the door for a delivery man, you won't scare they. they're invisible. great for travel. last but not least, spot treatment. if you've seen anybody on instagram puckering up for a
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i'm not sure if you got our e-mail but we're doing a fiesta lunch next friday and we thought you'd bring the guacamole. you probably won't have time to make it. you can buy it. which is fine. enough for 18. >> i can make it, not a problem. >> great. >> >> god. taking the high road is exhausting. it's 2015. are we really still critical of working moms, seriously, still. >> ah, the ever elusive mystery of trying to strike the perfect work/life balance. anne hathaway playing a workaholic mom in a wonderful film "the intern." >> a mother of three has written a controversial new book claiming women should not be stay at home moms, just as
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life, a guilt free recipe for success and satisfaction." >> a lot these things always get the working mom versus stay at hope mom, but really there are a lot more aspects to it than just that. >> absolutely. in working with all these women, interviewing in so many women for the book. i found the most fulfilled have one thing in common. they're involved in so many dimensions of their life. it's not just date nights and they go on mom's nights outs and they go to the gym and have their friends and hobbies and community. what i'm saying is make sure you're involved in all of those aspects of your life because that's going to make you a better parent and better partner and better sister, friend. >> you're talking to somebody that's -- their work by nature has them at the office from like 7:00 to 7:00. >> sure. >> then they're going to want to be just with their children,
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>> isn't every situation unique? >> i'm saying let's focus on future and our baby years are so short. it's only five years until your child is in kindergarten full time. and our careers last a lifetime. >> let's talk about the maintenance. those early years. you can step right down. >> i always say those first few years are really, really hard and they're full of manual labor and in my house at least so sleepless. so not the years you necessarily need to if you can stay in the game some way, just keep your foot in the door, then you're winning. >> let's move down to something you call the golden triangle. >> yes, this is critical. >> but not what you think. >> i know where your mind's going but -- so the gold be triangle is the three points between your hope, your office and your child's school. >> makes a lot of sense to me. >> yeah, like, i just met a mom the other day who was a publicist who said i used to go
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from my home and now i found one within the golden triangle. i love that trick. you can change that tomorrow. >> pretty much you can find what you need anywhere in your area. >> the hair salon, doctor. >> -- unless you're really in love with somebody and you want to drive that far away. >> if you're in love, you'll find a new love closer. >> you say wake up an hour before the person who wakes up the earliest in your home. >> yes, it sounds like called the magic hour. if you let your child be the alarm clock, you're already a step behind. if you get dressed and showered, check an e-mail, whatever you want to do, you hit the ground running, rather than feeling like you're a step behind all day. of course this means you have to set your alarm clock an hour early. >> depends what time you get to sleep. it's not easy. >> none of it is easy. >> what's the final one?
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with so many daily decisions, right, it's like should i let my kid have a sleepover what should i pack for lunch, endless decisions. make those decisions fast and then deal with your bad decision later. >> just do it, i agree. >> give me one second to talk to the women out there who were upset with the concept you could not be happy and be fulfilled if you were only staying at home and taking care of your children. i don't think that's what you were trying to say. i know many fulfilled people, that's all they wanin what ends up happening after those years when their kids are off to school, they feel like, oh, my go i want to get back to work, i want to do stuff. what i'm saying is just keep your foot in the door. keep those networks warm. get a part-time job. do something so when you want to go back if the unexpected happens, then you have choices. when we don't earn money, it's harder to have choices. >> all right, thank you very much. >> thank you so much. >> the pie life hits store shelves on tuesday. >> all righty.
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? everyone has a moment ? >> that is kathie lee gifford, those beautiful pipes. >> you don't have to point that out, hoda woman, thank you. >> it is time for everyone has a story. in honor of childhood cancer awareness month, our great friend rocky who we call rock
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>> an amazing 12-year-old named brianna lopez from fort lee new jersey who like 1,000 other children in this country was diagnosed with cancer last year. we'll speak with bri and her family in just a moment. first, here's her story. >> brianna doesn't know what her favorite tv show is but she knows how to spell petechia. that's what happens when you're diagnosed with cancer at just 11 years old. it was the petechia l spots causd by broken blood vessels, that eventually sent bri to the doctor. that very night, rushing to the hospital, where she would spent the next 200 days fighting leukemia. her mother and stepfather both quit their jobs to focus on their daughter's health. what happened next was a no holds barred attempt to save brianna's life. surgery, transfusion, chemo and
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in solidarity. then her grandparents and godfather. as was said at the beginning, whatever happens the home team is in this together. but before things could get better, they got worse. brianna needed a bone marrow transplant to survive. it worked. after months of fighting, over 100 blood transfusions and six rounds of chemo, brianna was finally in remission. a much needed dosef the woman who gave birth to brianna ended up giving her life for a second time. if you show me weakness, then i will be weak. if you show me strength, i will be strong, says be brianna. my parents pushed me and gave me strength. the family knows there's still a long road ahead. they also know they are strong. bri strong as their t-shirts say. as for brianna, she has a new appreciation for life for yand her 12 years.
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school or homework, she remembers what she and so many other kids and families at the hospital went through and thinks just be thankful. >> beautiful, rocky, beautiful. >> great, great. >> brianna is here with her mom and her stepfather francisco. our friend rocky, of course, brought us the the story. how you feeling, honey? >> i'm feeling good today. >> you look beautiful. >> you are radiant, i have to say. >> thank you. >> when you heard that bone marrow was a match and you were going to h daughter's life, tell us what that was like for you it. >> amazing. i just have no words. i mean, to know that i can save my own daughter's life. we did bone marrow drives to try to find a match. you know, we tried to go everywhere, even door to door if we had to. >> of course. >> but thankfully, they were able to use me as the donor and i'm so happy that i did it. >> because often we feel so helpless when someone we love so
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like there's nothing we can do. but you really did everything. >> trying, you know, everything. you know, you feel helpless, you know, and then -- >> how are you feeling at that time, honey, when your mom was going to be the one to donate? >> oh, very, like -- i didn't know what to say. at first, i had like, i just felt like i had sort of a second chance to st to -- i don't know, it's, like, oh, gosh, so many -- >> i think you meant joyful, happy. excited. >> i was speechless. i didn't have -- i had no words. >> well, the home team, as you call it, francisco is an amazing group of people. you have so many people in your tent with you now. >> can i tell you, you're totally in. >> you're filled up, you don't need anybody once you got rocky.
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important thing is like, you know, when we were in the morning, that morning, you know, i told brianna, listen, you know, whatever happens, good or bad, you know, we're home team. you know, it's us four and nothing else is going to matter. >> those are the very words i took from the letter that rocky sent and we've written a song for you, my friend, david friedman and i, called "the home team." we have three fantastic stars from glori
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we're back with our newest everyone has a story honorary, the wonderful 12-year-old brianna lopez along with her mom, her stepfather francisco and our good friend rocky who introduced us to this fantastic family. >> david friedman and i wrote a song for them called "the home
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here to sing it for us, star of broadway's "on your feet." alexandria suarez. >> everybody, take it away. ?? ? children should be singing and swinging on swings ? ? laughing and learning and doing some things ? ? growing and dancing and wiggling their toes ? ? dressing up in putting on shows ? ? but our daughter couldn't sing or swing on a swing ? ? she couldn't really do much of anything ? ? every day she struggled just to stay alive ? ? so we became her home team to help her survive ? ? root root root for the home team ? ? that become our life song ? ? root root root for the home team ? ? we take it all day long ? ? now she had her home team to
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had to do ? ? we never left her ? ? and when she would cry ? ? we would dry all her tears ? ? couldn't show weakness or she would be weak ? ? we knew that it was important for her ? ? so we were strong and held on to the team ? ? and soon she would be well because she had her home team ? ? root root root for the home team ? ? that become our song ? ? root root root for the home ? so we kept on rooting for her day after day ? ? and she did her part in a very big way ? ? and now that she's healthy and living her dream ? ? she knows that we always will be her home team ? ? root root root for the home team ? ? that's what we had to do ? ? root root root for the home team ? ? when things got rough ? ? we all got tough ?
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? and that's what pulled us through ? ? root root root for the home team ? [ applause ] >> how adorable are they. thanks, you guys. thank you. we're going to be back with more in a moment. >> first, this is "today" on nbc. ? ?
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they give us the air we breathe. and they can explode into colors we never thought possible. the nature of trees reminds us that there are bigger things in life than us. a lesson best learned in a 19 million acre land of giants. welcome to the woods, of pure michigan.
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we're back with brianna lopez, right here with her family, along with alexandria suarez from broadway's "on your feet" and of course composer david friedman here and our great friend david. >> how did you like your song? >> i loved it. >> she's going to be singing it. >> it's so catchy. ? root root root for the home team ? all right, bri, we know you're heading back to school. that's going to happen in a
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continuing seventh grade. we wanted to make sure you had the right supplies to get you started. we brought in the back to school essentials, a gift card to buy anything else you might need for school, okay. in addition, old navy is going to give you a $500 gift card so you can get all kinds of winter clothes and hats and all the clothes you need so when you go to school you'll be styling. it's the greatest clothes. >> thank you. >> we love you. rocky, we love and the great ladies in the whole world. on your feet, you guys, amazing. all right, ya'll are awesome, thanks. tomorrow, dr. ken on tv, the very funny ken is here. we love him. plus, a performance by one of the biggest pop stars tomorrow, sean mendez is going to be here. >> and grey's anatomy star debbie allen. have an awesome thirsty thursday. let's all sing it together. ? root root root for the home
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live from new york city, it's "the wendy williams show." >> that's so funny. >> we won't judge, but we're judging. [ cheers and applause ] >> now, here's wendy! [ cheers and applause ] ?? ?? >> wendy: thank you for watching our show!

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