Lea Michele is back at work.  According to "People," the "Glee" actress returned to the studio on Monday for the first time since her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith died unexpectedly last month. 

She was photographed leaving the studio wearing a necklace with the word "Cory" on it.  Later, Lea tweeted that she "couldn't have picked a more beautiful & perfect song to start the year with." 

It is believed that the actress spent the day recording something special to pay tribute to the late Monteith for an episode being planned in his honor. 

As previously announced, the proceeds of the music sales for that episode, coming in the fall, will go towards a fund in his name.  

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