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This June 27, 2012 photo released by Starpix shows former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson during the launch of the Aspire Television Network  in New York. Aspire, which signed on during the ceremony, is led by Johnson in partnership with family-oriented channel GMC TV, and will dedicate itself to enlightening and positive programming aimed at black families. It will air movies, documentaries, music and comedy, as well as faith and inspirational programs. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab)

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