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Her hat flopping, her glasses riding low on her nose, the reporter is a study in adenoidal intensity. "Lily," she demands, "what do you feel when you see yourself on TV?"

A model of silky noncooperation, Lily answers with a question of her own: "What does a chameleon see when it looks into a mirror?"

Lily is Lily Tomlin—of course. The reporter is Lily Tomlin—of course. And the chameleon is Lily Tomlin too. Indeed, if someone were to ask the real Lily Tomlin to stand up this week when she opens her one-woman show...

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