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  • Going Home: Diane Sawyer

    In a new series called "Going Home," "World News" goes back to the anchors' hometowns to report on how people and businesses have succeeded in making their communities better, despite a tough economy. In honor of the return to their roots, we offer some pictures of some of the most famous faces from "World News," before they were stars. Diane Sawyer, left, was 2 years old when she posed for this picture with her older sister, Linda. Diane was raised in Louisville, Ky.
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  • Going Home: Diane Sawyer

    While Diane grew up in Louisville, she was born in Glasgow, Ky. This picture was taken when she was a year old.
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  • Going Home: Diane Sawyer

    There was no shortage of wide-open spaces in Kentucky. Pictured here with her older sister, Linda, Diane (in front) takes to the road on two wheels.
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  • Going Home: Diane Sawyer

    Here's Diane at 5 years old, striking a pose for the camera.
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  • Going Home: David Muir

    A young David Muir, very proud of his bowl haircut. David heads home to Syracuse for the "Going Home" series.
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  • Going Home: David Muir

    Proof that even David can be camera-shy.
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  • Going Home: David Muir

    David and his sister Rebecca enjoy summer vacation together.
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  • Going Home: David Muir

    Already certain of his future career, David first wrote to television station WTVH at 12-years-old.
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  • Going Home: Sharyn Alfonsi

    Not to be outdone by David Muir,Sharyn Alfonsi at age 8, also models a very fashionable bowl haircut. Sharyn heads to Georgetown, S.C., for the "Going Home" series.
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  • Going Home: Sharyn Alfonsi

    Pigtails were the go-to hairstyle for Sharyn as a young girl, always accented with colored ribbons.
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  • Going Home: Sharyn Alfonsi

    As a young girl, Sharyn Alfonsi dreamed of becoming a roller-skating champion.
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  • Going Home: Sharyn Alfonsi

    Sharyn gets ready for her first day of school.
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  • Going Home: Bill Weir

    Even as a baby, Bill Weir always seemed on the verge of a laugh. Bill returns to his hometown of Milwaukee for the "Going Home" series.
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  • Going Home: Bill Weir

    Bill plays on a hot summer day outside his Milwaukee home.
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  • Going Home: Bill Weir

    An elementary-school aged Bill pictured here with his mother, Patricia.
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  • Going Home: Bill Weir

    You can't help but smile at this photo of Bill at 8 years old.
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  • Going Home: Ron Claiborne

    Ron Claiborne at his parents' first home in Oakland. Ron was born in San Francisco and spent some time in Los Angeles, but returns to the town where he was first raised, Oakland.
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  • Going Home: Ron Claiborne

    Young Ron is pictured here in a dapper cardigan alongside his equally stylish brother, Keith, in the blue checkered blazer.
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  • Going Home: Ron Claiborne

    Ron, pictured here with a classmate, attended Berkwood School in Oakland.
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  • Going Home: Ron Claiborne

    Another photo of Ron, around the age of 5, on the left of his brother Keith.
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