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The NKJV Study Bible

The NKJV Study Bible

On 10/29 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My thoughts:If you are looking for a new study Bible, look no further, this one is it!  I am in love with this Bible. So many features I am not even sure where to start, but I will begin with my top three favorite features. The commentary in this Bible is awesome, explaining the verses with such ... The NKJV Study Bible Review

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NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition

NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition

On 9/30 Cindy's Reviews wrote:  My Thoughts:A daily Bible, we have all had one, or two over the years. So what will set this Bible apart from the others we have read?The main thing is the order of the readings, this Bible is mapped out chronologically. You will read God's Word in date order, as it happened.  This is very ... The NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition

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Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

On 9/15 Cindy's Reviews wrote: These "I Can Read!" books are great resources for parents. Beginning readers can easily read these books, but with the aspect of the mystery, children who are better readers will also enjoy them. As a diehard Sherlock Holmes fan, I did enjoy the play on the name, and felt like the story was a cute ... Sheerluck Holmes and the Case of the Missing Friend Review

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4 Stars

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 8/28 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:I absolutely adored this story. It was cute and funny, but there was a deeper meaning in the whole story. Love your enemies, be kind to those who are not kind to you. I love how Uncle Clint put it, "be nice to your enemies it messes with their heads." If ever there was a name you could relate ... Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

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NIV The Journey Bible

NIV The Journey Bible

On 8/4 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:I enjoyed looking over this new Bible and reading all the fun stuff that has been included. I loved the concept of the Five Alive Books, which show the overview of the main theme of the Bible. I also thought it was very cool that there is a reading plan for the Five Alive books of the Bible.Some ... Book Review : The Journey Bible, Revealing God and How You Fit Into His Plan

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Plain Faith

Plain Faith

On 6/11 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:I enjoyed this book a lot! It was not what I expected. I was a bit worried that it would be sad and overwhelming with the thoughts of their daughters deaths, but it wasn't. Really I would call it a book about how they learned to live after the loss of their daughters. A very insightful look ... Plain Faith Review

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The Gift of Love

The Gift of Love

On 5/5 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:Amy shows us her talent for writing, by telling her family's story.  Writing about true events is a lot harder than writing fiction, but her skills and talent shine through in this story.  I followed along with the story, laughing and crying as she shared the ups and downs they ... The Gift of Love Review

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The Kissing Bridge

The Kissing Bridge

On 4/7 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:I enjoyed this book very much. Tricia Goyer shows us over and over how talented she is. This story was a bit different than most Amish stories. It doesn't center on the Amish faith, so much with all the rules and regulations. But the story centers on the people, and their faith in Christ. ... The Kissing Bridge Review

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Murder Simply Brewed

Murder Simply Brewed

On 3/20 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My ThoughtsI was waiting, waiting on this book.  I love Vannetta's books and I love mystery.  UPS delivered this book on Tuesday and I started reading it the same night.  It was so worth the wait.  Such a great story.  Lots of suspense, in fact I was really stumped as to who ... Murder Simply Brewed (Review)

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Andi Unexpected

Andi Unexpected

On 2/20 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:I really enjoyed this book, it has been a long time since I read a YA book, and it made me remember how much I enjoy them. This book brought to mind the hours I spent as a child reading Trixie Beldon books and The Bobbsey Twins. About this book, I have to say that Amanda did a great job, ... Andi Unexpected by Amanda Flowers Review

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The Christmas Candle

The Christmas Candle

On 10/16 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:Somehow I missed this book when it was first published.  But I am so happy I did not miss this reprint.  What a sweet story.  Everyone needs hope, and many people need miracles.  This story has both!! I loved that thirty people believed and received the blessings they ... The Christmas Candle (Review)

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Stress Test

Stress Test

On 7/17 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My Thoughts:Well this was an interesting book.  It moved a bit slow to me, needed more hints as to who and why all this was happening to Dr. Matt Newman.  I understand that suspense is supposed to build up to a big reveal, but a few more clues as to why all this was going on and who has behind ... Stress Test (Review)

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 1/29 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Heaven on Earth Novel Ruth Reid2012Thomas NelsonFiction/ContemporaryKatie Bender is a character we have met before, earlier in this series.  But we are now several years down the road and Katie has made her way as a teacher after the death of her fiance.  Now however her whole world has been ... Review | Angel by Her Side

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 11/28 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Three previously published novels republished in this compilation, and retitled. I was hoping for new stories, so I was disappointed, in the fact that these were re-published stories. I love Kelly's writing, so nothing was wrong with the stories, I just was disappointed in the fact that it was a re-publish. ... Review | A Marriage of the Heart

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The Reason

The Reason

On 10/5 Cindy's Reviews wrote: William Sirls 2012 Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/General Reviewed by Cindy Loven A nearly seven foot man, who cannot speak, a blind pastor, a single mother with a little boy, and on the fringe of it all a drunk fallen woman who is just trying to keep her life together. This is the ... Review | The Reason

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House of Mercy

House of Mercy

On 8/4 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Erin Healy2012Thomas NelsonFiction/SuspenseReviewed by Cindy LovenBeth Borzois has a gift.  She is really good with animals and has known this since she was a young teenager, in fact her dream was to go to college to be a vet.  However, all her dreams come crashing down around her after one ... Review | Giveaway | House of Mercy

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 5/28 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Heaven on Earth NovelRuth Reid2012Thomas NelsonFiction/Contemporary/AmishRachel Hartzler is not the typical Amish young lady.  She is not interested in cooking, homemaking and doubts that she will ever marry.  After all what hard working Amish man would want a wife who cannot cook, and sew, ... Brush of Angels Wings

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 3/12 Cindy's Reviews wrote: The Saddler LegacyRosslyn Elliot2012Thomas NelsonFiction/HistoricalKate Winter has a dream of graduating college, however her inability to speak before people, may be her undoing. Being unable to give a speech will keep her from graduating.  Then she becomes passionate about something, and maybe ... Sweeter than Birdsong

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 1/2 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Three Amish NovellasBeth WisemanKathleen FullerKelly Long2011Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/RomanceThree different authors have joined together to write these novellas, each in their own style, but connecting the stories.  Priscilla King is getting married, and she is worried that all the many ... The Amish Wedding

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/6 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Land of Canaan NovelBeth Wiseman2011Thomas Nelson PublishersCBR Reviews:Katie Ann Stoltzfus is living the life no woman should ever have to live, but to hear an Amish lady is living this life is so surprising.  Her husband left her for another woman, and then he died, never knowing the son that ... The Wonder of Your Love

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No Place Like Holmes

No Place Like Holmes

On 5/1 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Jason Lethcoe2011Thomas NelsonJuvenile Fiction/Religious/Reviewed by Cindy LovenGriffin Sharpe has some habits that make other boys, and even adults wonder.  He counts things and notices everything, things that most people would never notice.  He thinks it is normal for a future detective, ... No Place Like Holmes

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Heart of Ice

Heart of Ice

On 4/4 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Triple Threat NovelLisa Wiehlwith April HenryThomas Nelson2011Fiction/SuspenseReviewed by Cindy LovenWOW!! What a book, I am so glad Thomas Nelson emailed me about reviewing this book, I enjoyed the first Triple Threat book and this one was even better!  The Triple Threat Team is together again, ... Heart of Ice

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The Promises She Keeps

The Promises She Keeps

On 3/10 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Erin Healy2010Thomas NelsonFiction/Suspense/ChristianReviewed by Cindy LovenThis book has some darkness in it.  Porta, a woman who is older than she appears, is practicing witchcraft and is sure that after Promise, a young woman who has cystic fibrosis, survives several freak accidents, that she ... The Promises She Keeps

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/15 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Three Amish NovellasBeth WisemanKathleen FullerKelly Long2010Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/RomanceReviewed by Cindy LovenThree seperate stories, yet connected, each story set in Paradise, Pennsylvania and each story connecting characters to the other.  I think that is one of my favorite things ... An Amish Love

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4 Stars

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A Suitor for Jenny

A Suitor for Jenny

On 1/7 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Rocky Creek RomanceMargaret Brownley2010Thomas NelsonFiction/Historical RomanceReviewed by Cindy LovenRocky Creek Texas is under siege, at least that is what old man Hank Applegate has decided.  The stage rolled into town a week and two days late, with three women on it.  Not just any women, ... A Suitor for Jenny

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Resurrection in May

Resurrection in May

On 9/9 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Lisa Samson2010Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/GeneralReviewed by Cindy LovenWhy somethings in life happen, no one will ever know.  Lisa Samson has written a wonderful story of how those things happen to good people,  often derailing them for life.May Seymour was a bright young woman, who was ... Resurrection in May

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A Summer Secret

A Summer Secret

On 5/31 Cindy's Reviews wrote: The Mysteries of Middlefield 1Kathleen Fuller2010Tommy NelsonA Division of Thomas NelsonJuvenile Fiction/Mystery SuspenseReviewed by Cindy LovenMary Beth Mullet has a secret.  She has been sneaking next door to the abandoned barn, to have some time away from her pesky brothers.  They never ... A Summer Secret

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Plain Paradise

Plain Paradise

On 3/27 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Daughters of Promise NovelBeth Wiseman2010Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/AmishReviewed by Cindy LovenLinda Huyard is nearly 18, her life is good, she is in love with Stephen, the bishop's grandson, and is sure he is soon to propose. However there is a secret past lurking and it somehow involves a beautiful ... Plain Promise

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An Honest Love

An Honest Love

On 3/25 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Once again we are in Middlefield Ohio, where we will find a beautiful young woman. An Amish woman, who has been hurt badly by a man she deeply loved and was engaged to be married to. He basically left her at the altar so to speak. Three days before her wedding Anna Hesh found out her fiance of three ... An Honest Love

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Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 2/5 Cindy's Reviews wrote: God's Wisdom for MothersNew Century VersionNotes by Bobbie Wolgemuth2010Thomas NelsonNon Fiction/ BibleReviewed by Cindy LovenEncased in a lovely hard cover, with raised letter, Mom's Bible is a lovely book to add to your library, but the true treasures are to be found inside.  The Bible is set ... Mom's Bible

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Plain Pursuit

Plain Pursuit

On 1/27 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Daughter's of Promise NovelBeth Wiseman2009Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/Amish Reveiwed by Cindy LovenCarley's dear friend Lillian has moved to Amish country.  Not only that, she has converted to the Amish religion.  Arriving for a visit, and a forced vacation by her boss, Carley is going ... Plain Pursuit

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The Lightkeeper's Daughter

The Lightkeeper's Daughter

On 1/12 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Colleen Coble2009Thomas NelsonFiction/Christian/RomanceReviewed by Cindy LovenSet in the early 1900's, The Lightkeeper's Daughter is a story of romance and unconditional love. Addie Sullivan, raised as the lightkeeper's daughter finds out when she is twenty five years old, that she is actually the daughter ... The Lightkeeper's Daughter

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An Amish Christmas

An Amish Christmas

On 11/23 Cindy's Reviews wrote: December in Lancaster County                                                        ... An Amish Christmas

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Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

On 11/12 Cindy's Reviews wrote: The Story of ChristmasStory retold by Gwen EllisIllustrated by Steve Smallman2007, 2009Thomas NelsonReviewed by Cindy LovenA lovely presentation of the Christmas story.  This book and dvd combo will make a lovely gift for a small child for Christmas.  The Christmas story retold by Gwen Ellis, ... Read and Share

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The Tallest of Smalls

The Tallest of Smalls

On 10/20 Cindy's Reviews wrote: The Tallest of SmallsMax LucadoIllustrated by Maria MonescilloTommy Nelson a division of Thomas Nelson Publishers2009Juvenile Fiction/Values and VirtuesReviewed by Cindy LovenThis book is a Parable from Max Lucado's FearlessA super cute children's book with bright colorful illustrations. This book will ... The Tallest of Smalls

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The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

On 10/12 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Busy People's Fast & Frugal CookbookDelicious Recipes that are HealthyAnd Easy on the Budget!Dawn HallThomas NelsonNon Fiction/CookbookReviewed by Cindy LovenDawn Hall has brought us a cook book that is full of fast easy recipes, using canned, or mixes. Recipes that can be cooked and put together very ... Busy People's Fast & Frugal Cookbook

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3 Stars

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Seaside Letters

Seaside Letters

On 9/23 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Seaside LettersA Nantucket Love StoryDenise HunterThomas Nelson2009Fiction/Christian/RomanceReviewed by Cindy LovenBetrayal, has driven Sabrina away from her family and her home in Macon. Betrayed by her fiancé, Jared and her cousin, Jaylee six days before her wedding, she has little trust for anyone. ... Seaside Letters (Review)

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Plain Promise

Plain Promise

On 9/16 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Sadie Fisher is tired. Tired of being alone, tired of having to take care of her farm alone. A young widow for four years, Sadie is lonely, wanting to be loved, and to give love to a husband and a family. After two years of writing letters and phone calls with Milo, an Amish man from Texas, Sadie ... Plain Promise Review

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Faces in the Fire

Faces in the Fire

On 8/28 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Faces in the Fire Where Lives Collide T.L. Hines 2009 Thomas Nelson Fiction/Christian/Suspense Reviewed by Cindy Loven This book is like no other book I have ever read. It is classified suspense, but I am not sure that is the classification I would have given it. It is different, at times I would ... Faces in the Fire

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Read and Share Toddler Bible

Read and Share Toddler Bible

On 7/31 Cindy's Reviews wrote: 0 Bible stories, short stories, just right for the attention span of a toddler. Accompanied with a 60 minute DVD, with Bible stories and music. The Read and Share Toddler Bible is beautifully illustrated, by Steve Smallman. Colorful, bright pictures will capture the attention of all toddlers. Stories ... Toddler Bible

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 7/22 Cindy's Reviews wrote: What does God expect of us? The answer that changed Richard Stearns life and might just change the world, is found in this book. The Hole in our Gospel is the story of how a CEO of a luxury company, became the President of World Vision. How Richard Stearn's life became of life of doing God's work instead ... The Hole in our Gospel

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Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

On 5/29 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Have you ever wondered what other religions believe?? What do Scientologists really believe, how about Mormons? The list could go on and on. As a Christian I have often wondered about the beliefs of other religions, what do they believe, how are their beliefs different from Christianity. This book ... Illustrated Guide to Religions (Review)

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The American Patriot's Bible

The American Patriot's Bible

On 5/18 Cindy's Reviews wrote: My husband loves American History, so I knew this Bible would catch his attention, I was excited to receive the Bible, and then even more, when a fellow reviewer emailed asking if I was going to keep my copy, she had liked her's so much she was wanting to find one for a friend. The American Patriot's ... The American Patriot's Bible (Review)

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Face of Betrayal

Face of Betrayal

On 5/5 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A Triple Threat Novel, presents us with Cassidy, a TV news reporter, Nicole, a FBI agent, and Allison the prosecutor. Combine the three of them and you get the Triple Threat. High school friends, reunited after their 10 year reunion, they have become close over the years. Katie, a 17 year old Senate ... Face of Betryal

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 4/13 Cindy's Reviews wrote: The Great Eight is a book of a journey, a journey to happiness, but ultimately a journey to God, the Almighty Coach as Scott calls Him. A sickly child, to the point of death, not growing and developing, in and out of hospitals, with no diagnosis, and sent home to just be, Scott was re-introduced to skating, ... The Great Eight

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The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

On 1/18 Cindy's Reviews wrote: treasure, is the easiest way to describe this lovely book. It is gorgeously bound and in a lovely presentation with a wrapper around it. However the true treasure lies inside the book, inside you will find 50 of the most beloved psalms. They are coupled with wonderful devotions and each devotion is ... A Gift of Comfort, Hope and Joy

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Rex

Rex

On 1/9 Cindy's Reviews wrote: Cathleen Lewis and her husband George excitedly were expecting their first baby, and then the call that no expectant mother wants to receive comes, an abnormality on her sonogram. A cyst on her baby's brain. A curve ball in life for sure, a life that Cathleen and George had placed their hopes and dreams ... From a Broken Heart to a Full Heart

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 12/15 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A day by day compilation of historical facts, made fun with illustrations and lots of interesting facts concerning all sort of historical events, documents, and people. The American Patriot's Almanac, can easily hold the attention of anyone old enough to read, from the youngest to the oldest. Mr. Bennett ... History Day by Day

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Boomtown

Boomtown

On 12/5 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A church, with a history of pastors who don't “make” it, a new pastor and his family, and mysterious disappearing objects, all the setting and beginning of a wonderfully entertaining story. I read this book in one sitting with tears streaming down my face, from laughing so hard. My imagination ... Boom Town Chang's Famous Fireworks Factory

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Moon Shines Down

Moon Shines Down

On 11/28 Cindy's Reviews wrote: A hidden treasure, in a cedar chest for 56 years after the death of the author Margaret Wise Brown, The Moon Shines Down, is a wonderful picture book for children. Based upon a New England Sampler, the book is a wonderful easy to read book for young readers. The original manuscript, too short for a ... The Moon Shines Down Review

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Billy

Billy

On 11/6 Cindy's Reviews wrote: t always comes down to this, us coming face to face with ourselves and with God and working out our own soul's salvation with fear and trembling. This book written by William Paul McKay and Ken Abraham is a wonderful portrayal of exactly how this happened in the life of the Reverend Billy Graham. A ... Billy

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