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Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish are reportedly calling off their divorce. 

A longtime friend of the family and "E! News" correspondent Ken Baker says he got the news about the state of their marriage from Tish herself.  Baker says that the couple has decided to reconcile, after going through couples therapy - initially intended to help them make a smooth transition to divorce. 

Apparently Billy Ray and Tish realized they wanted to stay together after 22 years of marriage, and that the communication tips they learned in therapy have brought them closer together.  Baker says that Tish is "energized about having this fresh start." 

Rumors of a reconciliation started earlier this month, after the couple was spotted walking hand-in-hand on the beach in Malibu - just weeks after Tish had filed for divorce.  The two are parents to six children, among them pop star Miley Cyrus. 

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