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Audra McDonald Asked Twitter To Write Her A Song With The Banned CDC Words—And We Can't Wait

By Collin Gossel

Audra McDonald has won more Tony awards for her stage performances than any other individual in history. She's worked with everyone from the Berlin Philharmonic to Shonda Rhimes. It's safe to say she's sung a song or two in her day. But now, she's looking for a new one. The Trump administration recently prohibited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using 7 commonplace terms in their official documents. When McDonald heard about the words, which include "fetus," "diversity," and "science-based," she decided a new tune was in order:

Before long, McDonald got her wish: