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Josh Hutcherson at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International

Josh Hutcherson (born 1992) is an American actor and filmmaker. He began his acting career at a young age with minor roles in TV commercials and pilot episodes. As he gained experience, he began taking on bigger roles, notably in Zathura (2005), RV (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), and The Kids Are All Right (2010). Over the course of his young career, he picked up three individual Young Artist Awards. Hutcherson has played Peeta Mellark in the science fiction adventure film series, The Hunger Games (2012, 2013 and 2014), in his best-known role. He has also taken on filmmaking and voiceover work, earning credits as an executive producer for Detention (2011), The Forger (2012), and Escobar: Paradise Lost (2015), and for voice acting in 2013's Epic, the most commercially successful of his films except for The Hunger Games series. Hutcherson received the GLAAD Vanguard Award in 2012 for his efforts in promoting equal rights for LGBT people, and he supports the gay–straight alliance chapter called "Straight But Not Narrow". (Full article...)


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A 1901 series United States ten-dollar bill, a unit of the country's currency. On the obverse it depicts the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark together with an American bison, and on the reverse is an allegorical figure of Columbia between two Roman-styled pillars. This large-size note measured approximately 7 25 × 3 18 inches (189 × 79 mm).

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