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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Child star of 'Beasts' taking Oscar nod in stride

Actress Quvenzhane Wallis, left, and director Benh Zeitlin, on Tuesday at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York. Wallis was nominated for an Academy Award on Thursday for best actress for the film, "Beasts of the Southern Wild". Zeitlin was also nominated for best director.