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The Indiana Daily Student


Copperfield taken to hospital

LOS ANGELES -- Magician David Copperfield was taken to a Canadian hospital after stopping midway through a performance, his tour spokesman said. \nCopperfield, 46, was doing the second of three scheduled shows Sunday at the Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Alberta, when he decided he couldn't continue. The 4:30 p.m. show and an evening performance were canceled to allow doctors at the University of Alberta Hospital to perform medical tests. \n"He was up until 4:40 a.m. rehearsing on Saturday after doing three shows," said agent Phil Lobel, who's based in Los Angeles. "Copperfield maintains a physically demanding schedule of more than 500 shows, which clearly took its toll today." \nCopperfield, who began performing at 12 and was the youngest magician admitted to the Society of American Magicians, planned to resume his Canadian tour Monday "barring any further complications," Lobel said.

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