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Steve Burton’s Return to ‘General Hospital’ Official, But As Who?

Speculation on the possible return of Steve Burton to "General Hospital" can finally be put to rest. ABC has confirmed through an on-air promo that the actor is indeed returning to the daytime soap opera that made him a household name. But who will be playing?