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Melissa Etheridge gets Hollywood star

Melissa Etheridge has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

Hundreds of fans gathered to see the singer receive the 2,450th star on the famous boulevard in Los Angeles.

She said: "Let my life have been an inspiration to anyone, gay, straight, breast cancer, woman, mother, any human being who receives the inspiration from my story, let that be...

To show the world that you can have a dream, that you can grown up in a small Midwestern town and believe, and desire, and create a life, and end up with your star on the Walk of Fame."

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