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African runners regularly work out in the United States and Europe, and the International Olympic Committee sends some of the cash from the Games to Olympic committees in poor nations, which use the money to finance their own programs.

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Strange indeed would it be if all the space around us be empty, mere waste

Strange indeed would it be if all the space around us be empty, mere waste void, and the inhabitants of Earth the only forms in which intelligence could clothe itself.
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The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.

The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
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Thank you father, thank you. I know you watched me from above and protected

Thank you father, thank you. I know you watched me from above and protected me. I promise I shall serve the Magnarian Confederation with all my body and soul. I shall dedicate myself fully to our confederation, the family that you so loved. And I love it
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In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getti

In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.
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You have to keep going and pursue your dreams.

You have to keep going and pursue your dreams.
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He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but co

He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.
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The signs shifted in my mind like a kaleidoscope of visions.

The signs shifted in my mind like a kaleidoscope of visions.
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You could not see and know her, and remain unmoved by those sensations of a

You could not see and know her, and remain unmoved by those sensations of affection which belong to so near and tender a relationship.
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'The Blair Witch Project' is great for motion sickness. The first time you

'The Blair Witch Project' is great for motion sickness. The first time you see it, it is extremely creepy. The first time I saw it, I saw it on a bootleg tape on a tour bus before it had even come out. It was one of the first movies I'd seen like that. I
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He pulled me back to him, stroking my hair as if to calm me. Tears sprang t

He pulled me back to him, stroking my hair as if to calm me. Tears sprang to my eyes and melted into the water around me. I didn't want to die. But people died every day. What hope I had for heaven's existence faded away, and I realized I would simply dis
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Repudiating the vulnerability I felt had wrecked the lives of women around

Repudiating the vulnerability I felt had wrecked the lives of women around me, I modelled myself on my controlled father. I wanted his freedom and his focus. To him, a family was an aquarium: controlled, contained. To the women I knew, a family was everyt
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