From first-time nominees to red carpet newbies, the Academy Awards was a big night of firsts
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Updated: Monday Feb 27, 2012 | 01:00 AM EST
By: Janet Mock
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Best Actress nominee Rooney Mara gets a hand with her train at her first Academy Awards, where she celebrated her first Oscar nomination for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with beau Charlie McDowell and sister Kate Mara.
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