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Bette On the Block

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Every drag queen in the world is about to have an orgasm. Why? Because Bette Midler's iconic costumes are going up for auction. Glitzy ensembles by designers like Emilio Pucci and Bob Mackie are among the items on the block. Proceeds will go toward the New York Restoration Project, an organization Bette founded to help beautify New York City's public parks and green spaces. [People]