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Michelle Singletary column: Is art imitating life with “The Haves and the Have Nots” TV show?

We can deny it if we want, but we love to be entertained by shows about people derailing their lives. Throw in an underlying theme of rich versus poor, and the ratings soar.

So I was curious how Tyler Perry’s two new shows for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network would play. Pretty good.

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