remove child = null before setting it to null?

sometimes I remove child and trace it afterwards and it outputs null although I havent yet set it to null, why is that
and do I need to set it to null also in that case

Code: trace(holderArr[loadedThumbs].getChildByName("photo_bg")); //[object MovieClip] holderArr[loadedThumbs].removeChild(holderArr[loadedThumbs].getChildByName("photo_bg")); trace(holderArr[loadedThumbs].getChildByName("photo_bg")); //null holderArr[loadedThumbs].photo_bg = null; //trace(holderArr[loadedThumbs].getChildByName("photo_bg")); //null

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