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May 10, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle's Show,” which gleefully skewered racial stereotypes and hot-button societal issues. He later made headlines for walking away from a lucrative contract over creative differences.
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