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Idina Menzel in her "Barefoot at the Symphony" Concert Tour

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Idina Menzel in her Barefoot at the Symphony concert tour, which ran from 2010 to 2013.
Photograph courtesy of Robin Wong and Idina Menzel.
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Idina Menzel in her Barefoot at the Symphony concert tour, which ran from 2010 to 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Robin Wong and Idina Menzel.

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Patricia Arquette at Heart Truth Event, 2009

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Patricia Arquette on the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week. February 13, 2009 at Bryant Park.
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Patricia Arquette on the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week. February 13, 2009 at Bryant Park.
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

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