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Bill Cosby, Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

Comedian Bill Cosby, left, and Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., vice president for health affairs at the UConn Health Center and dean of the UConn medical school, greeted guests at a reception for Laurencin at the Society Room at the former Joe Black’s on Pratt Street on Oct. 2, 2008. The two men... MARYELLEN FILLO / HARTFORD COURANT