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A file photo courtesy of VH1 photo promoting a the documentary "Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America."

Don Cornelius

Photos of "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius, who died in an apparent suicide.

In a file photo, Don Cornelius is seen
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In a file photo, Don Cornelius is seen at the 9th Annual BET Awards, in Los Angeles. (June 28, 2009)

In a 1995 file photo, producer Don Cornelius
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In a 1995 file photo, producer Don Cornelius celebrates his 25th season of the syndicated music show "Soul Train, in Los Angeles."

Don Cornelius, creator of the 30-year-old syndicated dance
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Don Cornelius, creator of the 30-year-old syndicated dance show "Soul Train," pauses during preparation for the 15th annual Soul Train Awards show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Feb. 27, 2001)

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Television producer Don Cornelius holds a plaque on
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Television producer Don Cornelius holds a plaque on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after the unveiling of his star in Los Angeles. (Feb. 27, 1997)

Television producer Don Cornelius kneels near his own
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Television producer Don Cornelius kneels near his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame during an unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles. (Feb. 27, 1997)

Don Cornelius poses at his office in Los
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Don Cornelius poses at his office in Los Angeles. (March 6, 2006)

Producer Don Cornelius and his wife Victoria attend
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Producer Don Cornelius and his wife Victoria attend the Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation and Norby Walters 12th Annual Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills. (March 23, 2003)

Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance
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Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance show "Soul Train," shot himself to death Feb. 1, 2012 at his Los Angeles home, police said. He was 75. Newsday's obituary for Don_Cornelius

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A file photo courtesy of VH1 photo promoting
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A file photo courtesy of VH1 photo promoting a the documentary "Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America."

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