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MN Legislature Can’t Answer 11-Year-Old’s Question: ‘Which Parent Do I Not Need—My Mom or My Dad?’
Cybercast News Service ^ | March 20, 2013 | Fred Lucas

Posted on 03/20/2013 6:14:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Minnesota state legislators considering a same-sex marriage bill for the state did not have an answer to an 11-year-old girl’s question on which parent is not needed.

“Since every child needs a mom and a dad to be born, I don’t think we can change that children need a mom and a dad. I believe God made it that way,” Grace Evans, 11, said before the Minnesota House Committee on Civil Law last week. “I know some disagree, but I want to ask you this question: Which parent do I not need—my mom or my dad?”

She paused for eight seconds as the legislators on the committee sat silent. …

Evans concluded, saying, “I hope that you can see that every child needs a mom and a dad. Please don’t change your law on marriage to say otherwise.” Nevertheless, the House committee voted in favor of the gay marriage bill and sent it to the full House. A similar bill is also before the state Senate. …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bigfag; fdrq; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; liberalagenda
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God hid the obvious truth from the (supposedly) wise and prudent and made it plain as day to babes?
1 posted on 03/20/2013 6:14:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

From the mouths of babes..


2 posted on 03/20/2013 6:15:57 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: Olog-hai

Rosie O’Donnell’s son told her that he wished he had a father.


3 posted on 03/20/2013 6:18:03 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Olog-hai

Anyone doubt that she will get the usual media anal exam?


4 posted on 03/20/2013 6:18:30 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Olog-hai

Silly, child. He doesn’t need any parents, the government can raise him.


5 posted on 03/20/2013 6:24:08 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Olog-hai

Same reason divorce should be discouraged


6 posted on 03/20/2013 6:26:57 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Olog-hai

7 posted on 03/20/2013 6:27:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Olog-hai

Every child has a mother and father. Two lesbians cannot reproduce. They can’t even copulate. Unless a colon can now serve double duty as a womb, neither can two men.

I’m sorry, my FRiends, but we truly live in bizarre times. Many Americans seem to think we can ignore reality simply by voting it away. Everything is possible if they can only imagine it, right? Ridiculous!


8 posted on 03/20/2013 6:29:12 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Olog-hai

Good for her.

It is a shame that she is forced to watch the destruction of her generation at such a young age.

Anymore, I absolutely despise politicians, and by their actions, it seems their feelings are mutual.


9 posted on 03/20/2013 6:31:45 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: yldstrk

yldstrk: “Same reason divorce should be discouraged”

Exactly! Divorce, despite its apparent popularity in America, is a social ill—dare I say, even a sin.


10 posted on 03/20/2013 6:33:42 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Olog-hai

Sharp girl. I feel sorry for her having to live in such a joke of a state. Keith Ellison and Al Franken. Ugh. Bachmann is the only saving grace.


11 posted on 03/20/2013 6:34:14 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: CitizenUSA

No conservative ought to find it daring to say that.


12 posted on 03/20/2013 6:40:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Getting schooled by an 11 year old! After losing that debate to this brave young lady, the politicians acted in their own best selfish interests. These people disgust me.


13 posted on 03/20/2013 6:42:39 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Olog-hai
Big FAG wins again...
14 posted on 03/20/2013 6:47:10 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: CitizenUSA
32 years ago last October I made a vow to God and my bride to love, honor, and cherish her until death do we part. That vow is sacred, and should not be cast aside.

I will keep my vow, as God is my witness.

15 posted on 03/20/2013 6:50:00 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: CitizenUSA

Completely agree


16 posted on 03/20/2013 6:55:46 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Olog-hai

Olog-hai: “No conservative ought to find it daring to say that.”

I agree, but all conservatives are not Christian. I’m not ashamed to speak the truth, but some conservatives close their minds whenever the Bible or sin are mentioned. I’ve seen it firsthand. I discuss how government is out of control, and they nod vigorously in agreement. Then I mention how a lot of it is due to rampant immorality, and they’ll cross their arms, give me a hostile look, and tell me they don’t discuss religion. Nevertheless, the truth is...

God hates divorce!


17 posted on 03/20/2013 6:57:18 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: SoldierDad

SoldierDad: “I will keep my vow, as God is my witness.”

Outstanding! If only more Americans would do the same, a whole lot of social (and spending) problems would go away. Immorality is expensive in more ways than one.


18 posted on 03/20/2013 6:59:14 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Olog-hai

more homo crap to push indoctrination

one thing I’d like... since tv content has various ratings to warn parents... I’d like to be warned about homo crap. a big H (for ‘contains homosexual references, innuendos, subject matter, scenes, or material’) before it starts so I can block it


19 posted on 03/20/2013 7:01:57 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: SoldierDad

32 years ago last October I made a vow to God and my bride to love, honor, and cherish her until death do we part. That vow is sacred, and should not be cast aside.
I will keep my vow, as God is my witness.


Amen!

There was a time during my, now, 26 year marriage, that our Holy vow to God was all that kept us together. We used to go to the movies a lot to be together without having to talk about more than the plot. Until we were prepared to face the problem.

I know that sounds odd, but, we took our vows seriously. It was up to us, with Gods help, to get over it and get on with it. We both took a sacred vow to love one another, not to leave when the going got rough.

Love is not always romantic, love is first and foremost, a commandment.

We are the type of couple that homosexuals like to point at and say “see they have no children, so that is not what marriage is about...”

The homosexuals delusion is in not seeing that marriage represents the union between Christ and the Church.


20 posted on 03/20/2013 7:03:14 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: CitizenUSA

Indeed. It seems to me that too many people enter into marriage without putting much thought into what it means to promise yourself to another for a lifetime. Also, I believe too few understand that being in a marriage does require work and sacrifice on the part of both the groom and the bride. Marriage should not be entered into lightly.


21 posted on 03/20/2013 7:04:02 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: KittenClaws

You have nailed succinctly the essence of what marriage really is. Thank you.


22 posted on 03/20/2013 7:06:40 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Olog-hai

Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. —Matthew 11:25


23 posted on 03/20/2013 7:16:40 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberalism: knowing you're better than everyone else because of your humility. -- Daniel Greenfield)
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To: SoldierDad

You have nailed succinctly the essence of what marriage really is. Thank you.


It was your pithy comment that inspired me!

As our priest bound our wrists together, he whispered to us “ you do know this is until death”....pause for dramatization.....” and murder is a sin as well” ...wink...,smile..


24 posted on 03/20/2013 7:24:18 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: SoldierDad
Indeed. It seems to me that too many people enter into marriage without putting much thought into what it means to promise yourself to another for a lifetime. Also, I believe too few understand that being in a marriage does require work and sacrifice on the part of both the groom and the bride. Marriage should not be entered into lightly.

I'm not sure that anyone really understands what marriage takes, maybe that's why it shouldn't be entered into lightly?

The new wears off, and sexual attraction loses traction within the daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, grind of just living life.

Homosexuals only have their sexuality to stay the course. Sure, I guess, without sex, its easy for a man to get along with a man or a woman to get along with a woman..they think the same. Where is the challenge in that?

A man and a woman must learn how to be a team.

Sometimes I take a rant from my husband - he's had a bad day, the kitchens a mess, and he doesn't mind telling me so. What am I going to do? Invalidate his feelings because, hell, I work too, what do you want, a maid?

Yes, I think those things. But my husband is a man and I am a woman. I wouldn't have it any other way.

25 posted on 03/20/2013 7:37:10 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: CitizenUSA
I didn’t mention Christianity in particular. That said, I don’t see how anyone can really call oneself conservative and close one’s mind to the Bible, especially when we have a Constitution based largely on the Ten Commandments. The Founding Fathers were adamant that private morality would be the main pillar on which the country stood or fell, and they would not regard anyone that eschewed such morality as a conservative in the US sense.

I noticed that you paraphrased Malachi 2:16, which is not solely Christian of course.
26 posted on 03/20/2013 7:38:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: KittenClaws

Amen. Well said.


27 posted on 03/20/2013 7:40:03 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Olog-hai; CitizenUSA
Make that religion and private morality.
Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens.

— George Washington

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

— John Adams

28 posted on 03/20/2013 7:42:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Springfield Reformer
When I think about it. This homosexual marriage stuff, I know what they want. They want to be accepted. They want their ears tickled. Want it to be all okie dokie, they choose not to listen to that inner voice, they seek the approval of men.
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When a person has sinned, gone against the Holy Spirit, grieved The Lord, it is a hefty cross to bear. I have a sin that is grievous to me. I did not do that which should have been done, and count on Gods mercy for my salvation.

This is what I think I know about the homosexual. They believe that the inner voice, the spirit that calls them to salvation, will be quieted with the approval of men. They condemn themselves with their effort.

29 posted on 03/20/2013 7:57:53 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: SoldierDad

They are not smarter than a 6th grader. Just like that idiot Feinstein.


30 posted on 03/20/2013 7:58:23 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: CitizenUSA

With genetic engineering it is possible to fertilize an egg with the genetic material from another egg.

It’s still very expensive and illegal in many places but in theory ANY two people can reproduce. Even if they have no sex cells at all (due to illness, etc).

Asexual reproduction is also possible by splicing a full set of DNA into an egg. The child would be a “clone”.


31 posted on 03/20/2013 8:05:43 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: Olog-hai

We know religion and morality are essential to liberty, but a lot of people aren’t convinced. Liberty is only possible when the vast majority of citizens act morally, but people are less likely to restrain their own impulses when they don’t fear God. How does one maintain order in a society largely composed of immoral nonbelievers? Only by force.

BTW, I’m not saying all unbelievers are bad citizens. Some people have a lot of self discipline and/or were raised with a moral code that largely imitates Christian behavior, but those people are few in number. As a nation, we’re like a car running out of gas. Our Judeo-Christian morality served as gas to create the greatest, freest nation ever known, but the tank is dry and we’re running on fumes.

How else can one explain how such a blatantly disordered and unnatural thing as homosexuality can now be considered on par with normal, natural, viable, and healthy heterosexual relations?


32 posted on 03/20/2013 8:18:39 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: CitizenUSA

They will only become convinced when the curses get more intense.

Remember that the end time prophecies tell a story of one last captivity. The way things are going, it sure will be the ultimate in “aversion therapy”, to use the leftists’ own language . . .


33 posted on 03/20/2013 8:21:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: KittenClaws

I think you’re right. Homosexuals want acceptance. I think most of them know—on some level—that they’re doing wrong. How does that work? Well, when a person does wrong, they don’t want to hear about it. That’s why this gay marriage crap doesn’t stop simply at marriage. It won’t stop until they’ve crushed the freedom of association, private property rights, and religious liberty. Why? Not because homosexuals want to be equal. They already have that. No. It’s so they can silence anyone who says what they’re doing is evil, unnatural, and wrong.


34 posted on 03/20/2013 8:25:51 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: CitizenUSA

They will never achieve what they want.

They may achieve legislation, but they can never legislate respect.

If they win, they still lose.

Deep down, they know this.


35 posted on 03/20/2013 8:34:14 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: varyouga

There are all sorts of things that can be done, but that misses my point that two lesbians or two homosexuals can’t naturally reproduce. The artifice of man might be enough to thwart the natural order of things, but that doesn’t mean the natural order isn’t still there. It is.

Consider a fire. I could put on enough protective gear to stand in one without being burnt. In much the same way, a homosexual could possibly protect themselves with condoms and an array of drugs. Yet, the fire still exists, and the dangers of sodomy do, too. The fire is the natural order of things, and it will assert itself the instant I’m unable to maintain my protections.

That’s what I’m saying. Homosexuality is disordered. The pieces don’t fit. It’s not viable. I know no way to make it clearer than that. If you think same sex is equal to heterosexual relations (with appropriate technologies to mitigate the harmful effects and genetically engineer children), there’s nothing further to discuss. It’s like telling a blind person the sky is blue.


36 posted on 03/20/2013 8:42:39 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: varyouga

BTW, a wise person would simply avoid the fire in the first place.


37 posted on 03/20/2013 8:44:09 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Olog-hai

Proof positive that, even AFTER hearing the TRUTH, the MN Politicians kept their heads up their a$$ and proceeded on down the “road to nowhere.”


38 posted on 03/20/2013 8:47:14 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Olog-hai
Bible prophecy is always fulfilled. That's how we can know it comes from God. When it says the world will be like Sodom and Gomorrah, it will be. I was kind of hoping we wouldn't reach the point of homosexuals openly parading down main street in my lifetime, but too late. We're already there.

BTW, in case someone thinks I'm a holier than thou Christian, I openly admit to being a sinner. I'm fortunately not burdened by same sex attraction (Thank God!), but I have my own share of sin to regret and repent. I hope for mercy.

The Bible specifically mentions people who were homosexual offenders, but they had repented, were forgiven, and were no longer slaves to that particular sin. I don't consider homosexuality to be any worse than adultery, lying, drunkeness, fornication, or a number of other sins, but homosexuality is unique in that it denies the natural order of things as well as sins against God. An adulterer, for example, is at least engaging in the natural use of his body.

The bottom line is all sinners, including myself, must repent and turn away from their sins in order to get right with God.
39 posted on 03/20/2013 8:55:51 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Olog-hai

Good girl.


40 posted on 03/20/2013 9:00:05 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: VideoDoctor

VideoDoctor: “Proof positive that, even AFTER hearing the TRUTH, the MN Politicians kept their heads up their a$$ and proceeded on down the “road to nowhere.””

That’s why I keep writing I think this is a mass delusion. How can they possibly NOT see the truth in what the young girl said? You can’t turn on virtually any media these days without having gaydom pounded in your face. It’s everywhere—almost like some dark, unseen force is pulling strings behind scenes and blinding people to reality. Even when people hear the TRUTH, they cannot comprehend it.


41 posted on 03/20/2013 9:08:07 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Slyfox

Rosie O’Donnell totally forever ruined the story of “The Little Dutch Boy” for me . . .


42 posted on 03/20/2013 9:08:21 PM PDT by Petruchio (Democrats are like Slinkies... Not good for anything, but it's fun pushing 'em down the stairs.)
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To: CitizenUSA

Sexual perversion is now classified and taught as just an
alternative lifestyle. Makes it easier to recruit your
children. They can’t produce their own.


43 posted on 03/20/2013 9:39:51 PM PDT by papageo
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44 posted on 03/20/2013 9:41:10 PM PDT by narses
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To: Fedupwithit; GeronL

Was thinking just that as I read this...


45 posted on 03/20/2013 9:55:41 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Viennacon
Sharp girl. I feel sorry for her having to live in such a joke of a state. Keith Ellison and Al Franken. Ugh. Bachmann is the only saving grace.

While we may have disagreed with his politics, you have to admit that Hubert Humphrey was a gentleman and a statesman.

46 posted on 03/21/2013 2:24:49 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: SoldierDad

Getting schooled by an 11 year old! After losing that debate to this brave young lady, the politicians acted in their own best selfish interests. These people disgust me.


Its the same as when that Teacher’s Union official said that when the Students can pay union dues that the unions will represent them.

Well when kids can vote is when the Politicians will represent them too in the same way they support the LGBT adults.


47 posted on 03/21/2013 2:26:40 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Petruchio
Rosie O’Donnell totally forever ruined the story of “The Little Dutch Boy” for me . . .

Thanks that visual at 5:30 in the morining.

48 posted on 03/21/2013 2:28:30 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: CitizenUSA

A homosexual act is no different than another sin, in a single instance, but living that lifestyle means you do not try to stopp sinning and you do not seek reconciliation with God for your sins. There is a big difference between sinning and being sorry and sinning and not being sorry.


49 posted on 03/21/2013 3:50:32 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: verga

Well, I can’t disagree.


50 posted on 03/21/2013 4:41:38 AM PDT by Viennacon
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