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Paula Deen on ‘Today’: Pick Up That Stone and Throw It at Me

What a difference a few lost business deals make — at least that's what Matt Lauer implied during his sit-down with Paula Deen on the "Today" show Wednesday morning. Clad in baby pink and sporting her signature "doll eyes" (no, that's not a technical term), a teary Paula faced off with the oft-prickly host as she insisted, over and over and in varying terms, that she is a God-fearing woman who — while imperfect — is still a victim who deserves the public's forgiveness.