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p. 1 Rail Forum by Michigan Municipal League

p. 2 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. by Dick DeMarcisco

p. 3 Secretary of State Alexander Haig by University of Texas

p. 4. LAMB Teal Wrap Sweater

p. 5 Goth people by Rama

p. 6 Audience at Next conference by NEXT Berlin

p. 7 “Feminazi” coined by Rush Limbaugh, see

p. 8 Italian Soldier by the Italian Army

p. 9 Married gay couple by John

p. 10 Malalai Joya by AfghanKabul[email protected]/2076699646/

p. 12 Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche by Wonderlane

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