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Haitian-born singer and presidential candidate Wycleaf Jean, second left, walks surrounded by security after Haiti's Electoral Council rejected his presidential candidacy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. The council's spokesman Richard Dumel announced Friday that it has accepted 19 presidential candidacies and has rejected 15 others for the upcoming Nov. 28 presidential election, including Jean's because he did not meet the residency requirement of having lived in Haiti for five years before election. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Photo by: Ramon Espinosa
Haitian-born singer and presidential candidate Wycleaf Jean, second left, walks surrounded by security after Haiti's Electoral Council rejected his presidential candidacy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. The council's spokesman Richard Dumel announced Friday that it has accepted 19 presidential candidacies and has rejected 15 others for the upcoming Nov. 28 presidential election, including Jean's because he did not meet the residency requirement of having lived in Haiti for five years before election. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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