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Legendary Musician Fats Domino Rescued from New Orleans


The daughter of rhythm-and-blues legend Fats Domino says her father, who had been reported missing in New Orleans, had been rescued from the devastated city.

Karen Domino White said Thursday she identified her father in a photograph taken of him being evacuated from his home after the hurricane.

The 77-year-old entertainer had been reported missing Thursday by his long-time agent.

Fats Domino, whose real name is Antoine Domino, was born in New Orleans in 1928. He earned the nickname "Fats" after he wrote a song called The Fat Man. Other hits include Blueberry Hill and Ain't That a Shame.

He was one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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