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It isn't loadbearing, so to some extent this is "Just do it." I Am Not An Expert, but my semi-educated approach would be to frame it in a 6.5' section over an 8' section, or some such division... not least because that would make wallboarding it easiest, and it avoids having to buy and handle longer (more expensive and more awkward) lumber. You'll have to ...
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