Somebody please tell me this is a joke

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Paris Hilton prepares for Mother Theresa role.

I almost choked on my ice tea when I read that. Please tell me this is a sick joke. It sure sounds like one, and certainly the source doesn’t look particularly reliable. Even so…

(OK, OK, I know. Enough with the fluff. I’ll start posting more about medicine–surgery, actually– tomorrow and science after that.)