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detecting new lines in textarea's using php

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Last Modified: 2013-12-13
I'm sure this has been asked before but I haven't been able to find a solution.  Basically, a user fills out a textarea and they can enter breaks by pressing the Enter key.  How do I use str_replace() to detect the newline characters and replace them with a <br/> so that when it goes into and gets pulled out of the db it will be displayed correctly by the browser?
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