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2008-11-23 15:22:43

Actor Nelsan Ellis, who appears in the HBO series True Blood, says two teachers in Dolton, Ill., are responsible for his entertainment career success. The actor, who plays Lafayette Reynolds on the vampire-themed drama, said Thornridge High teachers Tim Sweeney and Bill Kirksey helped change his life during his formative teenage years, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Sunday. I had no intention of being an actor, said Ellis, who moved to Dolton at the age of 14 after his mother was shot....


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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