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A protester demonstrates outside Eason book store in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared for a public book signing at the Eason book store as anti-war protesters hurled shoes and eggs at him as he arrived for his first public signing of his fast-selling memoir. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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A protester demonstrates outside Eason book store in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared for a public book signing at the Eason book store as anti-war protesters hurled shoes and eggs at him as he arrived for his first public signing of his fast-selling memoir. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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