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Meryl Streep picks up theatre honour

22 April 2014 Last updated at 09:57 BST

Actress Meryl Streep has been honoured by the theatre where she began her career.

The Oscar-winner was given a Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in New York on Monday.

Streep said the theatre gave her a "break" in Waterford 40 years ago.

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