For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala

December 8, 2014 5:32 AM

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WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday.

Hanks was honored with four other legends: singer-songwriter Sting, singer-songwriter-minister Al Green, comedian Lily Tomlin and ballerina Patricia McBride.

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