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James Brown's daughter gets cape from tailors

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - The makers of singer James Brown's signature capes have agreed to give back one of the costumes the Godfather of Soul never got to wear.

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Brown's daughter had sued his longtime tailors in a Cleveland-area small claims court. Deanna Brown Thomas tells The Plain Dealer of Cleveland that she sued Curtis and Marilyn Gibson as a last resort after asking them repeatedly to turn over a silver cape made for her father before he died in late 2006.

The Gibsons handed over the cape Friday in a settlement reached just before the case went before a judge.

Thomas says she wants her father's costumes for a museum and that she paid the Gibsons $7,000 for the cape.

She told reporters outside court: "I feel good."

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