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The debate about the distance to the LMC has an epic history full of controversial and dramatic claims (Walker 2003), and yet in recent years a standard distance modulus has emerged due primarily to the completion of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) key project to measure the Hubble constant (Freedman et al. 2001). The standard modulus, µ0 = 18.5 ± 0.1 mag, yields H0 = 71 ± 10 km s-1 Mpc-1 (total error) in excellent agreement with that derived from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe: H0 = 72 ± 5 (Spergel et al. 2003), which lends considerable support to its accuracy. Moreover, it is a recent trend in the literature that most new LMC distance measurements indicate µ0 = 18.5 mag, and that many systematic errors in prior studies are being found and corrected. In order to illustrate the trend, this review is restricted to mostly refereed journal papers published since January, 2002.