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Hollywood's Coolest Rehab

The private alcohol-and-drug rehab facility Wonderland and its executive director, Howard Samuels, are the subject of a fascinating profile in this week’s New Yorker. The center is famous for hosting Lindsay Lohan and Mike Tyson, among others—one unnamed celeb is said to have brought along a “little entourage.” “One has the overwhelming sense of attending a weekend party at a cozy but understated house,” Amanda Fortini writes of Wonderland. But Samuels insists his facility is providing more than just celeb pampering: “You know, celebrities mirror what is happening in the rest of the country…It’s so important to get that message out...That’s the struggle, O.K.?”