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FILE - In a March 2, 2010 file photo Wesley Snipes attends a movie premiere in New York.  Snipes was ordered to start his three-year sentence for failing to pay taxes at a federal prison in Pennsylvania next week. The U.S. Marshal's Office issued a notice Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 ordering Snipes to voluntarily surrender at the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Lewis Run, Pa., by noon on Dec. 9. Snipes had tried unsuccessfully to remain free on bail while appealing his conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court.  (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)
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FILE - In a March 2, 2010 file photo Wesley Snipes attends a movie premiere in New York. Snipes was ordered to start his three-year sentence for failing to pay taxes at a federal prison in Pennsylvania next week. The U.S. Marshal's Office issued a notice Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 ordering Snipes to voluntarily surrender at the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Lewis Run, Pa., by noon on Dec. 9. Snipes had tried unsuccessfully to remain free on bail while appealing his conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

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