How do you make chicken gumbo?

I want to make chicken gumbo but I have no idea what to use. I saw it being made on Food Network, and it looked really good but I caught it in the middle of the show. I've looked here on Yahoo! Answers, and I've found some useful recipes, but I still don't know what I'm doing. Please help. What... show more I want to make chicken gumbo but I have no idea what to use. I saw it being made on Food Network, and it looked really good but I caught it in the middle of the show. I've looked here on Yahoo! Answers, and I've found some useful recipes, but I still don't know what I'm doing. Please help.

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THANKS TO ALL WHO HELP!
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