Instant Index: Stuart Freeborn Dies; Love Tap From Humpback Whale

By ABC News

Feb 7, 2013 4:42pm

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking  about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.

Tonight’s Instant Index:

Almost Back
Robin Roberts is scheduled to make her triumphant return to “Good Morning America” on Feb. 20. She will be back at the anchor desk five months to the day since her bone marrow transplant.

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Image credit: Ida Mae Astute/ABC

 

Yoda’s Maker
Stuart Freeborn, the makeup artist who brought Yoda, Chewbacca and Jabba the Hut to life,  has died at the age of 98. Legend has it that Freeborn modeled Yoda after himself.

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Kobal Collection

Dress Code 
Today a leaked document revealed a new ban on skin-baring outfits at the Grammys.  It was requested that “buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered” and banned “see-through clothing.”

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                                   (Jeff Vespa/WireImage/Getty Images)

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