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August 30 2012 1:21 PM ET
August 30 2012 11:01 AM ET
The embalmed body of actor Sherman Hemsley, best known for portraying TV's George Jefferson, is being kept refrigerated in a funeral home in El Paso, Texas, until a local court decides on the validity of his will.
August 28 2012 4:31 PM ET