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Dita and the sir

Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese and founder and President of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson appear on a lift in front of a painting of Von Teese on the side of a Virgin Atlantic Airways 747-400 aircraft at McCarran International Airport on June 15, 2010 in Las Vegas.
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