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Here’s hoping that on today, Jim Lehrer‘s 74th birthday, he gets something better than a party hat with his face on it. Best wishes from City Paper, sir, for your continued recovery at home in D.C. If we see your paper on the sidewalk, we’ll be sure to throw it up the steps, as instructed several years ago.

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