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Brandon Deavers practices piano

August 9, 2009 | 5:39 p.m. CDT
Brandon Deavers, 14, squeezes in some last-minute practice for his piano lesson in the show room of Palen's Music in Columbia on June 29. Deavers has been able to play music from movies and video games by ear since he was young, but he began taking lessons to learn how to read sheet music.

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