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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: The Hanky Panky For Hello Kitty Launch Benefiting The Human Society Of The United States is held at Studio 450 on May 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: The Hanky Panky For Hello Kitty Launch Benefiting The Human Society Of The United States is held at Studio 450 on May 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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