By Ellen Finkelstein
Ric Bretschneider wrote a blog post a while back that uses a similar technique to create a blurred background. It uses the Remove Background feature of PowerPoint 2010.
Here are the steps:
1. Find a photo that you want to use and insert it.
2. Select the photo, then copy and paste it to duplicate it.
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