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More hubbub about the usher who replaced a sick singer

British media have finally woken up to the romantic story, broken two weeks ago by Slipped Disc, about the Wigmore Hall greeter, Milly Forrest, who stepped up on stage when a singer withdrew. Here’s the BBC News version:
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