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Alice Munro: 'Splendid' to be awarded Nobel Prize

Canadian writer Alice Munro has said it is "splendid" to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Speaking to Canadian broadcaster CBC's Heather Hiscox, Ms Munro said that she felt very happy that the award could "make people see the short story as an important art."

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