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1,000 revaccinated for flu in Wisconsin

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Action actor Jean-Claude Van Damme shows an uncharacteristic funny side in his upcoming guest slot on the NBC series "Las Vegas."
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Scott Thompson (born June 12, 1959) is a Canadian television actor and comedian, best known for his time as a member of the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall.

Thompson was born in North Bay, Ontario, and grew up in Brampton. He is the second oldest of five boys. He attended Brampton Centennial Secondary School and was a witness of the 1975 Centennial Secondary School massacre. He enrolled in York University but in his third year was asked to leave for being "disruptive". He joined the comedy troupe The Love Cats, where he met Mark McKinney.

In March 2009, Thompson was diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkins gastric lymphoma. He completed six rounds of chemotherapy and one month of radiation and is now cancer-free.

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