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Tom Papa performs at National Braille Press benefit

Alicia Savage

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Comedian Tom Papa had them laughing at “A Million Laughs for Literacy,” the benefit for the Boston-based National Braille Press. The event was cochaired by State Street Bank’s Jayne Donahue, Murphy & King president James Coyne King, Hill Holliday CEO Michael Sheehan, and Lumber Liquidators founder Tom Sullivan. Papa (above) just wrapped work on “Behind the Candelabra,” director Steve Soderbergh ’s film about Liberace , starring Michael Douglas as the flamboyant piano man and Matt Damon as his lover, Scott Thorson . Papa plays Liberace’s manager, Ray Arnett .

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