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Brooke Ashley Laine, 6, smiles for the camera, happy to be home in South Setauket with her brother Mason, 10, and her parents, Phil and Beth. In another day, she will be on her way back to Manhattan for another week of performing. (April 14, 2013)(Credit: Linda Rosier)

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Balancing act for a girl's first theater gig

Life has certainly been different for South Setauket's 6-year-old Brooke Ashley Laine since she checked into "The Madrid," the hotel that's also the title of the Off-Broadway play she appears in with Edie Falco. The show runs through May 5 at City Center Stage 1 in Manhattan.

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