A memorial for movie actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is displayed in front of his apartment building in New York. Photo: Reuters
A memorial for movie actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is displayed in front of his apartment building in New York. Photo: Reuters

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A memorial for movie actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is displayed in front of his apartment building in New York. Photo: Reuters
A memorial for movie actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is displayed in front of his apartment building in New York. Photo: Reuters
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