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April 10, 2012

Matt Groening, creator of the animated series "The Simpsons," poses with his character creations Bart Simpson, left, and Homer Simpson after he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feb. 14 in Los Angeles. One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been revealed, with Groening pointing to Springfield, Ore. as the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and family.