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I am so busted. [laughs] I was trying to tell Meryl Streep that I love her, which is so queer, and I literally tripped on the stairs. [laughter] So, that’s what I get. That’s what you get for jumpin’ on the bed. [laughter] Anyway … [laughs] [laughter]

Everybody here, everybody here in this room has — I’ve drawn so much inspiration from all of you, and learned so much, and just the joy that you’ve brought me -- and everyone -- and really, it’s unbelievable.

And the more subtle gifts, even, that you’ve brought, I’d like to try to pay that back to you, or give that back to you now in some infinitesimal way but all I can really say is "thank you." Thank you.