To Kill a Mockingbird

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KERA North Texas
DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loansnews and happenings may make you uncomfortable, but please don't ban our inconv
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 hours ago
news and happenings may make you uncomfortable, but please don't ban our inconvenient truths. A Mississippi district bans To Kill A Mockingbird New Mexico restores science education standards The state of New Mexico announced that it would... Read more
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Missoulian
'To Kill a Mockingbird' still flies in Montana schools, but other books face challenges"To Kill a Mockingbird," a fictional story that's loosely based on the childhoo
Missoulian / Posted 8 hours ago
"To Kill a Mockingbird," a fictional story that's loosely based on the childhood experiences of author Harper Lee while growing up in a small Alabama town in 1936, is a structural masterpiece, teachers said, but that’s hardly the extent of its use in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Clips: movies playing nowthe “uppity” black man. If the courtroom scenes in “Marshall” at times remind y
Boston Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
the “uppity” black man. If the courtroom scenes in “Marshall” at times remind you of the classic 1962 film version of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” it’s because of the case and because Marshall’s tremendous authority and dignity recall the princely... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Uncut with John McCaa: Classic ErrorSometimes school districts can do really dumb things. Last week, Biloxi, Missis
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 22 hours ago
Sometimes school districts can do really dumb things. Last week, Biloxi, Mississippi’s public schools removed “To Kill a Mockingbird,” from the eighth-grade curriculum. The school board’s Vice President said, “There is some language in the book that... Read more
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FOX News
Tammy Bruce: America, we must save our nation from bullies on the leftWright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi,
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Wright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi, school board pulled the American classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its curriculum because, according to the school board president, “There is some language in the... Read more
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FOX News
Tammy Bruce: America, we must save our nation from bullies on the leftWright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi,
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Wright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi, school board pulled the American classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its curriculum because, according to the school board president, “There is some language in the... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ESTHER CEPEDA: Young adult literature is under siegeNews that a school board in Mississippi is removing “To Kill a Mockingbird” fro
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted yesterday
News that a school board in Mississippi is removing “To Kill a Mockingbird” from the eighth-grade curriculum due to language that “makes people uncomfortable” has raised fresh concerns about censorship. We are living in a time when some university... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Problems with pot + troubles with Trump + the future of #MeToosends them. Michael Gerson: The distinction between the language of the school
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
sends them. Michael Gerson: The distinction between the language of the schoolyard and the language of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” has somehow been lost on the Biloxi, Miss., school board, which recently decided to remove the book... Read more
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New Kerala
Universal Studios Hollywood Adds NBC's Will and Grace Set Visits to its Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes VIP Experience - newkerala news #281625the famed Courthouse Square, time might stand still as guests take in the local
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the famed Courthouse Square, time might stand still as guests take in the locale made famous in "Back to the Future" and "To Kill A Mockingbird." For a jaunt across the Atlantic Ocean without ever leaving the West Coast, guests can stroll along... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notablesnews story earlier this week, a school district in Mississippi announced it was
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
news story earlier this week, a school district in Mississippi announced it was removing Harper Lee’s coming-of-age novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its eighth-grade curriculum because it “makes people uncomfortable.” The book, of course, is... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Thurgood Marshall biopic too thin for large American figurethat take good courtroom dramas to another stratosphere. Director Robert Mullig
The Charlotte Post / Posted yesterday
that take good courtroom dramas to another stratosphere. Director Robert Mulligan found that extra gear with “To Kill a Mockingbird;” Rob Reiner did with “A Few Good Men;” Sidney Lumet accomplished that with both “12 Angry Men” and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'To Kill a Mockingbird' should make you uncomfortable. That's the point.the board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Priz
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird." "There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable," said Holloway. He said this... Read more
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EuroNews
Why Are We Still Teaching 'To Kill A Mockingbird' In Schools?A Mississippi School Board sparked outrage this month when it voted to cut "To
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
A Mississippi School Board sparked outrage this month when it voted to cut "To Kill a Mockingbird" from eighth-grade reading lists in Biloxi. The issue? Some people complained that the book's language made them uncomfortable. While the backlash was... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Well read: Podcast talks up the glory of booksdiscuss numerous works—regardless of the author’s race. For instance, a wish li
The Charlotte Post / Posted 2 days ago
discuss numerous works—regardless of the author’s race. For instance, a wish list book for Brown is Harper Lee’s classic “To Kill a Mockingbird.” “It was my favorite book growing up,” he said. “It’s been discussed hundreds of times, but I think... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Capitol’s #MeToo letter cannot be ignored + Amazon sweepstakes + DiFi and age discriminationoffer “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” to protect their students from vexat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
offer “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” to protect their students from vexatious language or behavior, like what is in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” But these educators are doing nothing less than presiding over what I will call the stupidification... Read more
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Bolton News
The festive stars bringing a Christmas favourite to the stageof the Octagon’s productions, including Robin Hood in 2014 and more recently as
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
of the Octagon’s productions, including Robin Hood in 2014 and more recently as Tom Robinson in last year’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird and Lord Huntingdon in April’s adaption of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Alongside Mr Small will be a... Read more
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Island Packet
Mississippi editorial roundupRecent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: Oct. 15 The Greenwood Commonwe
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: Oct. 15 The Greenwood Commonwealth on the decision to pull "To Kill a Mockingbird" from school reading lists: The Biloxi School District is receiving some criticisms over pulling "To Kill a... Read more
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New Kerala
Universal Studios Hollywood Adds NBC's Will and Grace Set Visits to its Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes VIP Experience - newkerala news #281620the famed Courthouse Square, time might stand still as guests take in the local
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the famed Courthouse Square, time might stand still as guests take in the locale made famous in "Back to the Future" and "To Kill A Mockingbird." For a jaunt across the Atlantic Ocean without ever leaving the West Coast, guests can stroll along... Read more
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Philly.com
Why 'To Kill a Mockingbird' should be required reading, not banned | JacksonNews that a Mississippi school district has banned To Kill a Mockingbird was bo
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
News that a Mississippi school district has banned To Kill a Mockingbird was both amusing and concerning. Amusing, because school districts have been banning the novel that takes on racial prejudice ever since it was published in 1960. Concerning,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Making people uncomfortable is the pointthe board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Priz
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
the board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird." "There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable," said Holloway. He said this... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
School district that dropped 'To Kill a Mockingbird' doesn't get the book's pointthe board’s decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Priz
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
the board’s decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” “There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,” said Holloway. He said this... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
When making people uncomfortable is the pointthe board’s decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Priz
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
the board’s decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” “There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,” said Holloway. He said this... Read more
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The Washington Times
Harvey Weinstein saga but one example of the left’s culture warWright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi,
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Wright’s family called to thank her. Also last week, the Biloxi, Mississippi, school board pulled the American classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its curriculum because, according to the school board president, “There is some language in the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Parent discusses concern over To Kill a MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird is no longer required reading for 8th graders in the Bilo
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
To Kill a Mockingbird is no longer required reading for 8th graders in the Biloxi school system. Yolanda Williams is supportive of that decision. "If a parent wants their child to read it, that's fine, but I don't think it should be required... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Parent discusses concern over To Kill a MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird is no longer required reading for 8th graders in the Bilo
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
To Kill a Mockingbird is no longer required reading for 8th graders in the Biloxi school system. Yolanda Williams is supportive of that decision. "If a parent wants their child to read it, that's fine, but I don't think it should be required... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Biloxi superintendent said he doesn't understand 'big controversy' over 'Mockingbird'Arthur McMillan, speaking outside the administration building Monday, said the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Arthur McMillan, speaking outside the administration building Monday, said the Biloxi School District never removed "To Kill A Mockingbird" from the middle school library or reading list. And eighth-graders who want to study the book now... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Stratford Festival announces 2018 castingKhan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Erro
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 3 days ago
Khan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Jonathan Goad will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Tim Campbell and Brad Hodder will lead the cast of An Ideal Husband, Brigit Wilson will join McCamus... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Stratford Festival announces 2018 castingKhan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Erro
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
Khan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Jonathan Goad will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Tim Campbell and Brad Hodder will lead the cast of An Ideal Husband, Brigit Wilson will join McCamus... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Stratford Festival announces 2018 castingKhan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Erro
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Khan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Jonathan Goad will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Tim Campbell and Brad Hodder will lead the cast of An Ideal Husband, Brigit Wilson will join McCamus... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Stratford Festival announces 2018 castingKhan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Erro
Chatham Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Khan and Josue Laboucane will lead the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Jonathan Goad will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Tim Campbell and Brad Hodder will lead the cast of An Ideal Husband, Brigit Wilson will join McCamus... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
'To Kill a Mockingbird' removed from reading list; residents reactBiloxi School District Superintendent Arthur McMillan says educators have decid
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
Biloxi School District Superintendent Arthur McMillan says educators have decided to pull the classic American novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from the eighth grade English program. Until now, the book - penned by Alabama-native Harper Lee - was a... Read more
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MLive.com
School district removes 'To Kill A Mockingbird' for making 'people uncomfortable'A Mississippi school district is pulling the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel "To K
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Mississippi school district is pulling the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" from its reading list because it "makes people uncomfortable." For those living under a rock for 57 years, the book by Harper Lee details racial... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Marc Faber Racist Diatribe Costs Him CNBC, Fox Slots; Sprott Board Seatthe Nanking massacre." In addition to the brief statement, he sent a link to a
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
the Nanking massacre." In addition to the brief statement, he sent a link to a USA Today story titled, "Banned in Biloxi, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' raises old censorship debate," focusing on the Harper Lee classic. His comments drew an immediate... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: Sometimes, even kids should be 'uncomfortable'Last week, the Biloxi School District removed Harper Lee's classic novel "To Ki
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Last week, the Biloxi School District removed Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" from its eighth-grade language arts curriculum after complaints from some of the students' parents. The district didn't say how many parents complained... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
NCAC questioning district's removal of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School D
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School District's sudden decision to remove “To Kill A Mockingbird” from eighth-grade reading assignments. “We always respond, particularly in cases like this where... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson planBILOXI, Miss. (AP) (AP)ong> - "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a j
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) (AP)ong> - "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week.... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Challenged and Banned Books in SCsexual content, the portrayal of different gender identities,” Richland Librari
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
sexual content, the portrayal of different gender identities,” Richland Librarian Sarah Gough explained. Recently “To Kill a Mockingbird” was pulled from a school reading list in Mississippi. She said that book, many other classics and even... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
NCAC questioning district's removal of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School D
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School District's sudden decision to remove “To Kill A Mockingbird” from eighth-grade reading assignments. “We always respond, particularly in cases like this where... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
NCAC questioning district's removal of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School D
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
Coalition Against Censorship is questioning the decision by the Biloxi School District's sudden decision to remove “To Kill A Mockingbird” from eighth-grade reading assignments. “We always respond, particularly in cases like this where... Read more
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Fortune
Don't Ban the N-Wordwas made ‘mid-lesson plan,’” they wrote to the Sun Herald. “The students will n
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
was made ‘mid-lesson plan,’” they wrote to the Sun Herald. “The students will not be allowed to finish the reading of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ …. due to the use of the ‘N’ word.” The announcement raises familiar issues of censorship, says... Read more
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EuroNews
School Board Pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' From Reading ListThe school board in Biloxi, Mississippi, has pulled "To Kill a Mockingbird" fro
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
The school board in Biloxi, Mississippi, has pulled "To Kill a Mockingbird" from an eighth-grade reading list after receiving complaints about wording in the book. Last week, Kenny Holloway, the board's vice president, said there was language in the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
District erases ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from lesson planBILOXI, Miss. — “To Kill a Mockingbird” is being removed from a junior-high rea
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
BILOXI, Miss. — “To Kill a Mockingbird” is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
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11 News Houston
Astros bracing for cool, windy weather against Yankeesit might "give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem." Tap here to rea
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
it might "give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem." Tap here to read more. MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL DISTRICT'S 'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' BAN RAISES OLD CENSORSHIP DEBATE A Mississippi School Board's decision to strike the classic novel To... Read more
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News 8000
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
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KTXS Abilene
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
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KECI Missoula
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Mississippi school pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from classroomHarper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mocki
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
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