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P e n u m b r a

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" P e n u m b r a "
" P e n u m b r a "
Self Portrait :)

I thought I would give this another go and resubmit it in digital darkroom :)
© Emily E. Bem
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Marylee Pope
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/29/2006
    Morning! I LOVE this! Very creative!


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10/20/2007 4:44:10 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Incredible! Creative design and wonderful tones, Emily!

Holly


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10/20/2007 4:48:37 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Very cool SP-- I like the shadowy kind of uncertain mood to this one!
AWESOME editing, light and tones!

My boyfriend just said we look related-
:)


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10/20/2007 4:50:19 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Outstanding color and mood -- a very artistic presentation.


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10/20/2007 4:52:18 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Just an Amazing, Creative, Artistic and Beautiful Composition, Emily!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.


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10/20/2007 5:01:56 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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This is great Emily. Love everything. Great creativity, the mood, Nice. Rhonda


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10/20/2007 5:04:48 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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Thanks so much, guys!!!!!!!!

Jen, tell him thanks for the compliment! :))))))))


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10/20/2007 5:05:26 AM

 
Tressie Davis
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You do such an awesome job with self portraits, and this one is no exception. Excellent crop, and love the PS work. Beautiful!!


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10/20/2007 5:10:50 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Lol-- well, I did as soon as he said it! :)


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10/20/2007 5:11:15 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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LMAO! I meant from me, ya' dork....ha ha!


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10/20/2007 5:15:56 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Awesome work on this SP!! Stunning!


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10/20/2007 5:24:00 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Emily you are an artist and a photgrapher!!! This is purely outstanding work!!!!


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10/20/2007 5:25:40 AM

 
Pamela C. Grajales  

Love it!!!!!!!!!!!! question what program you udes to work your photos?? I love the tones


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10/20/2007 5:26:50 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Very artistic....great job!


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10/20/2007 5:37:53 AM

 
Ross Throndson
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Wow....very Intense Image.....Unique Title!!


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10/20/2007 5:39:39 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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This is hauntingly beautiful!! Amazing EM strikes again!!!!!!!!


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10/20/2007 6:07:13 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Truly stunning Emily..awesome comp and effects!!!


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10/20/2007 6:08:00 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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oh a big FAVORITE for me!!!! you've outdone yourself Emily, the colors and textures create such MOOD, amazing, amazing my friend~


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10/20/2007 6:39:40 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wow Emily this is an awesome SP, fantastic effects, your work is truly inspirational!


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10/20/2007 6:41:50 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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STUNNING SP,Emily!!!


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10/20/2007 6:46:09 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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stunning, so grealy composed, Emily!!!


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10/20/2007 7:59:31 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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VERY stunning, Emily - evocative and beautiful!


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10/20/2007 8:42:34 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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This is PERFECT PS work Em!!!! I absolutely love everything about this image, bravo!!


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10/20/2007 8:47:01 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Beautiful SP Emily! Gorgeous contrasts and tones (as always). And, I love the freckles on your nose!!!


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10/20/2007 10:15:47 AM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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Ok, Ok...
Now this is one of my new favorites!
WOW! It's just outstanding my dear!
And FRECKLES ROCK!
Excellent job Em.
~cheryl


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10/20/2007 10:20:30 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Stunning crop and composition, Emily! The tones and textures are to die for!


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10/20/2007 10:53:08 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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So wonderful Emily!!


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10/20/2007 12:42:27 PM

 
Sandra M. High
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Oustanding composition and I love the colors! this is so creative and beautiful! Fantastic job!!!


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10/20/2007 1:16:52 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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GORGEOUS, I love your pov. Your work constantly inspires!!


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10/20/2007 4:15:35 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Very beautiful and artistic, Emily...another awesome sp!!!! ☺


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10/20/2007 4:28:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacular crop, tones and effects Emily... WOW!


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10/20/2007 10:39:23 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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I like the tones and colors. The effects and framing are terrific!


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10/21/2007 3:03:45 AM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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Ohhh...Emily! Love this! So dramatic awesome effect and tone is excellent! Beautiful girl! Shannon~


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10/21/2007 10:52:49 AM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow! great postprocessing on this one, em! beautiful SP as well!


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10/21/2007 9:35:52 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Emily, super portrait and strong impact of feeling. Congratulation on your POTD in digimage cafe.


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10/22/2007 1:13:47 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Awesome portrait, Emily. Creative composition. Love the freckles. Peter


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10/22/2007 6:27:01 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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FREAK'N FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!


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10/22/2007 7:57:04 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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WOWWWWW Emily...going direct to my treasures :)) what a fantastic portrait! and then...I read was a self portrait..you´re GREAT!..and very photogenic :))) EXCELLENT edition and composition...


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10/22/2007 8:05:44 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Very intriguing and beautiful SP, Emily! Love the colors!


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10/22/2007 1:55:20 PM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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This is just STUNNING!!!!!!! GORGEOUS, both you and your work!!!


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10/22/2007 1:59:32 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Stunning and perfection!!!! The colors, textures...light and mood....you got it nailed!!!! Beautiful beautiful beautiful!!!!!!


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10/22/2007 7:55:31 PM

 
Carlos Malvas  

Pure expression of photographic art. One of my FAV's.


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10/23/2007 2:34:17 AM

 
Michael Farruggia
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so great to see the beautiful person behind the lens :-) very creatively done as always


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10/23/2007 7:08:27 AM

 
Kristin M. Morales
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I like the contrasting moody colors. Window light?...the shadow areas suit you.


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10/23/2007 9:08:13 AM

 
Silvio Grech
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Wow Emily this is an awesome SP, fantastic effects, your work is truly inspirational!


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10/23/2007 12:36:17 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Stunning image Emily!!! STUNNING!

Erica


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11/4/2007 8:46:27 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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AWESOME SP Emily!!! Great angle, light and editing ~ I'm glad I didn't enter mine in October! Fantastic - as are all of your images!


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11/10/2007 3:50:29 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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I hope this goes GOLD.


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4/24/2008 9:55:29 AM

 
Kimi A. Phillips
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Truly fantastic, Em!


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4/24/2008 12:07:54 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

A Piece of Art!!!!!!Love it!!!!!
Well Done!!!:)


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4/26/2008 4:29:02 AM

 
Sandra Freyler
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Beautiful shot! Love the tightframing and processing! Great work! :)


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5/7/2008 4:52:04 AM

 
Shannon O.
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Wow! Such clarity and dramaticism! I love this.


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6/23/2008 8:57:29 PM

 
Marisol Pastor
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Outstanding self portrait in every way possible. This is a winner for me.


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12/21/2008 4:01:28 PM

 
E J Voisin  

This Image as Well as Your Gallery is Outstanding and Awe Inspiring.

You Seem To Capture Souls Within The Images.

Thanks for sharing YOUR GIFT !

FaveD !

E J


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1/1/2009 5:32:24 AM

 
Aimee c. Eisaman
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Really cool! Congrats on your finalist! :~)


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1/18/2010 3:10:17 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Love this one, girl. Your whole gallery is full of winners. :) Congrats.


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1/18/2010 7:39:54 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST! 8o)

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1/18/2010 8:32:48 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATZ. Emily! Expect to see this again.

UB.


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1/19/2010 12:42:34 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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You must have been born on another planet Emily! Congratulations!


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1/19/2010 8:56:56 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Big congrats Emily, very beautiful finalist. James


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1/19/2010 11:44:47 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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LUV, LUV, LUV THIS!!

Congrats on this excellent finalist Emily! Very well deserved..

jo ann c.


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1/19/2010 3:35:45 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on your fine winner Emily!


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1/19/2010 6:14:33 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this win, Emily!


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1/19/2010 7:30:17 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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I love this Emily! Congratulations on your win!


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1/19/2010 8:20:10 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Em! This has always been a winner. Wonderful work! :))))


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1/19/2010 9:53:03 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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I thought so too. CONGRATZ. on your terrific Winner, Emily!!!

UB.


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1/19/2010 10:40:15 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Congrats on your beautiful winner!!!!!!!!


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1/20/2010 7:08:39 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Great work! Congratulations Emily!!


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1/20/2010 10:40:55 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Emily on your Wonderful Winner!!!


Dominick


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1/20/2010 5:43:11 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Emily - Congratulations!! - Mike


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1/20/2010 6:23:18 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Winner! Congratulations, Emily!


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1/21/2010 7:46:42 PM

 
Tess L. Yee
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Such wonderful work, and so deserving of the gold badge, Emily! I've not decided which is lovelier...you, or your fabulous images!


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1/22/2010 7:29:23 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding work! Congratulations on your win Emily!


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1/22/2010 1:34:35 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Very impactful image, Emily. Glad you resubmitted this one. Really wonderful work. Congratulations on your win!


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1/22/2010 6:08:59 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos


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1/25/2010 4:12:44 AM

 
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