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And the Winner Is … Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize in Literature. For all the time I spent in my youth soaking up Highway 51 Revisited, Bringing It All Back Home, etc., when I was supposed to be reading Silas Marner, I am vindicated.
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