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On Friday, when the Writers Guild of America announced its nominees for the 66th WGA Awards, it recognized Tracy Letts with a best adapted screenplay nom for August: Osage County, which he adapted from his Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play. I was curious to know how many other people, over the years, have been nominated for adapting for the big screen a theatrical production that they also wrote -- which is not an easy thing to do, practically or emotionally. It is a pretty rare occurrence: Over the past 20 years, which have produced 100 adapted screenplay nominees, it has

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