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Someone was willing to pay big bucks for an early glimpse of what would become the Boss' "runaway American dream." A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" sold at Sotheby's Thursday for $197,000, well exceeding pre-sale estimates of between $70,000 and $100,000. The auction house didn't reveal the identity of either the seller or the telephone bidder who bought the document, which used to be in the collection of Springsteen's former manager, Mike Appel. Story: Bruce Springsteen 'Born to Run' Manuscript Goes to Auction The title track of Springsteen's

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