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Open Letter to Julia Roberts - Hollywood's Pretty Woman

Updated on August 17, 2016
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Linda (Kaywood) Bilyeu is a published author; books are available on Amazon. She writes from the heart, there is no other way.

Dear Julia Fiona Roberts:

Julia Roberts, I bet you never expected a letter from Sunshine! Ok, maybe you did. Well I only have good things to say to you my dear. Don't fret, I'm not going to mention the fact that you were referred to as a Runaway Bride, oooops I just did. Let's move past that since we all live and learn. If you didn't run away then how else could you have met the man of your dreams and the father of your three adorable children. Cameraman Daniel Moder seems to be the man for you. Your children Hazel, Phinnaeus (Finn) and Henry have parents who love and adore them. You have a happy family which makes your fans happy for you!

Your role as Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman received ravishing reviews! Who would have thought that a movie about a hooker would be such a success? You worked it girl, bravo to you! In Steel Magnolia's you made our hearts so sad. Not many actors could pull off a deathly ill role like you can! One of my favorite flicks of yours is Sleeping With The Enemy! Oh, how I wanted to help you kick his butt! You had me on the edge of my seat and hoping you were going to take your husband down! You go girl! Abuse whether emotional or physical should never, ever be tolerated.

You took on a huge responsibility in Stepmom. You made me tear up many times while watching that movie, heck i'm getting emotional just thinking about it! You and Susan Sarandon were magnificent as the bickering mom and soon to be stepmom! Thumbs up! In My Best Friend's Wedding you were obviously the better choice over Cameron Diaz's character but it wasn't meant to be. Oh well life goes on and you met Danny! Sweet!

Julia Roberts Continued...

Psssst...Thank you for turning down the role of Lucy in While You Were Sleeping! Sandra Bullock really rocked that role...I'm sure you would have rocked it also. We'll just move on now. Your role of Erin Brockovich was outstanding without a doubt! You took on that energy company and brought them to their knees! Maybe you should consider running for a political office? Hmmm. I gave you something to think about, didn't I?

You truly are a Georgia peach! I don't say that just because you were born in Atlanta, Georgia on October 28, 1967. I realize you are aware of your birth-date BUT how amazing is it that Coretta Scott King the wife of Martin Luther King paid your parents medical bill for your delivery! Not too many people are able to say that, are they? The King's children took acting lessons at the school that your parents owned and as an act of gratitude the King's flipped the bill. Hopefully you've reimbursed them since you are worth over $150 million.

You are not only Hollywood's highest paid actress you are one of the most admired. I am sure glad you followed in your brother's footsteps and went into acting. Your smile can turn anyone's frown upside down unless of course it's a tear jerker scene! I'm also glad you and your brother Eric reconciled after many years adrift due to family reasons. Hey, you were looking out for the best interests of your niece. I would have sided with her also. It's your personal family matter, I won't bring it up. Ooops, I did it again didn't I?

Being named one of People's Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People In The World eleven times and to be tied with Halle Berry is quite an accomplishment my friend. Would you ever have imagined this would be your life today as you were attending public schools in Smyrna, GA? Probably not. I'm sorry that you lost your father to cancer at the young age of ten. I understand how you wanted to alter your appearance during this difficult time by ditching your glasses and getting contact lens! Losing someone you love at any age is very difficult. Yet you found the strength to persevere and you moved forward. It's not like you had much of a choice.

I commend you on your motion picture success. Your film achievements will live on for generations to enjoy! You gave your fans much Satisfaction! I say we all celebrate with a slice of Mystic Pizza! I'm looking forward to your new movie coming out Mirror, Mirror. I'm sure you will be an excellent evil queen! Kudos to you Julia Roberts for being the down to earth, awesome person you are! P.S. Call me if you are available for an interview! :)

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      Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Dear:Julia Roberts...

      I'm really glad you've begun a pretty woman and become an corporate killer as Erin...I've enjoyed both achievements.;-))

      Note To Editor:Linda Sunshine/Please Forward.;-))

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      Blake Ford Hall 5 years ago from Now Rising Out of Phoenix Arizona Earthlings

      Wasn't she the tall girl in Mystic Pizza? LOL

      Keep on Hubbing. Funny hub. Blake4d

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Sunshine if she does call you for the interview.. can I be there perhaps as your camera man, coffee boy.. make-up man.. wig master.. hey boy- whatever.. I don't care what I do so long as I'm there...

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      @Bryan, consider your message forwarded!:)

      @Blake, you are funny also! Consider yourself followed!

      @Frank, it's a date, but she does have her own personal cameraman!:)

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Dear Julia,

      I don't know what to write, you seem like a godess, and sorry but you are any guy's type. Since you have had your ups and down...I don't feel alone. And please accept our friendship, before Epi and the saddle start to get mushy and make me look..like a clown..(just to make it rhym , you know?)

      LORD

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      Caroline Marie 5 years ago from Close to Heaven

      Love this hub Sunshine. I always loved Julia ever since I was a kid. Voted up.

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      Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

      I'm looking forward to seeing this movie. Good hub-interesting.

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Sunshine - I do love Julia Roberts - when I was much younger people would always so I looked like her! I didn't see it but I had my hair cut short when she did and there was a picture of her on the tv guide - Laurel picked it up and said, "mommy why are you in this picture?" LOL too funny!

      I loved Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman...oh so many! Up and awesome! She should give you an interview!!

      WTG! WTG!!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      @Lord ... LOL re: Saddle and Epi!!

      @Caroline, Denise, Sue PR ... I thank you and Julia thanks you for visiting her tribute hub:)

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      geegee77 5 years ago from The Lone Star State!!

      Hey sunshine, Its funny because I just watched Pretty Woman yesterday, and my all time fav is Steel Magnolias, I could quote that whole script as many times as I've seen it. This is another awesome hub here, I do admire her as an actress & a person she just seems so down to earth. And I've learned some things I didn't know about her voted up again, keep up the great work :) ge

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      @Real Deal...Adorable Laurel story, thank you for sharing:)) Looking like Julia is quite a compliment!

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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      Julia is a brilliant actress - and she's going to love this praising letter you've sent her, Sunshine. Thanks for giving most important info about Julia in this creative style.

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      Paula 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Julia is most definitely a "Jewel-yeah!" Every movie she's ever made has been a winner due to her and her various leading men. "Sleeping w/ the Enemy,"...I have no idea how my heart did not pop out of my chest watching that one!....Great letter, Sunshine. Let's hope Julia reads it....she'll love it!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      @Ge, I could quote Stepmom, there's just something about that movie that makes it my favorite of hers. Thank you for stopping by! XO

      @Martie, I hope Julia finds time to read this and maybe comment! Can you give her a call on your Blackberry and pimp this hub out for me? LOL :))

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      Alecia Murphy 5 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      My two favorite roles of hers have to be Stepmom and Pretty Woman. I'm interested in her as an ice queen because she's so nice most of the time in her roles and Charlize Theron will be playing the other ice queen in the other Snow White. Voted up and interesting Sunshine!

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      Marisa Hammond Olivares 5 years ago from Texas

      I am a big fan of Julia Roberts! She is one lovely lady on and off the screen. There are so many movies I could mention!!! I wish nothing but the best for Julia and her family.

      Thank you for a great letter Sunshine - you rock! :)

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      It has always been my dream to be proposed to the way in which Richard Gere proposed to Julia in Pretty Woman.

      I'm not sure which of her movies is my favorite as I've liked everything I've seen her in.

      Another great Letter Sunshine!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Paula, I agree Sleeping With The Enemy was one fantastic movie...I actually straightened out my pantry after watching it and the towels were always neatly aligned! lol

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Alecia, 2 Snow Whites being released so close together makes no sense. I'm rooting for Julia's! I'll do anything for an interview!:)

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      Alecia Murphy 5 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      I think this goes to show you how much Hollywood's not making sense. I'm interested in both, just to see how it translates.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Stacy, Marisa and Susan ... Thank you for your comments! Feel free to pimp away. Free of charge of course:)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I probably will also Alecia! :))

      Hi JT, I like to leave some info for my readers to add so thank you for adding your info. Feel free to add more. Thank you! :)

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      blessing980306 5 years ago

      One my all time favorite actresses!I have most her movies my favorite is Pretty Women & Sleeping With the Enemy!She has a natural beauty I love her red hair in Pretty Women!Great blog Sunshine one of my favorite so far!;)

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      Sondra 5 years ago from Neverland

      Excellent hub! Julia Roberts has been one of my favorite actresses for years and years. She is classy and has a smile that can light up any room :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      A wonderful tribute to a wonderful, beautiful, talented, joyful celebrity. I think my favorite role of hers was Steel Magnolias, or Sleeping With the Enemy. She never disappoints! Well done! I hope she will read it.

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      Carla Ray Thompson 5 years ago

      Great post! I learned a lot about Julia Roberts and I think I'm becoming a fan again thanks to you :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Dear, Ida ~ Ardie ~ Tammy ~ Carla! I along with Julia appreciate you stopping by to say hello!:)

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      Madeleine Salin 5 years ago from Finland

      Julia Roberts is one of my favourite actresses. She's a very pretty woman. This hub is awesome!

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Wonderful and thanks for shraing this gem.

      I vote up and here's to sharing many many more in this year ahead.

      Take care and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Made! It's nice to see you!! Julia appreciates your compliment!

      Hi Eddy! Thanks for the votes!

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      Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

      Very nicely done Sunshine625...my wife is a huge Julia Roberts fan, so I have seen almost all of her movies. I would say my favorites would be Notting Hill and Flatliners. Lots of interesting information that you have included in her letter.....job well done.

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      drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

      Julia Roberts is one of my favorite actresses, Sunshine. Thank you for creating this letter and the many informative tidbits you inc;uded about her life and films. "Pretty Woman" was a classic as was "Erin Brockovich." Julia was the perfect choice for both those films.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for stopping by cogerson and drbj! Julia and I were just saying this hub wouldn't be complete without a visit from the two of you :))

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Pretty Woman was a great film, for me her best role was in Sleeping with the Enemy, she is an amazing actress.

      A great letter and voted up!

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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      I just noticed how much you look in you current avatar like Julia - you could have been sisters?

      I would certainly pimp out this hub, as soon as I know how to pimp. Lol!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Lol Martie! Pimping hub is coming up!

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 years ago from Chennai, India

      Interesting Letter! I watched most of Julia Roberts's films and my favourite Julia Roberts films are Pretty Woman and America's Sweethearts. Vote Up.

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      u know, i've never been a fan. Can we still be friends?

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      You are quite a kick to read; you have found a niche I would have never thought of and you make it ring! Nicely written and bravo! It helped, of course, that Roberts is my favorite actress. :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you kindly Billy! I'm glad you enjoyed my letter to Julia. Any day now she should be responding:)

      Hi ishwary! What's not to love about Julia!? Thank you for your comment!

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      SanneL 5 years ago from Sweden

      I love Julia Roberts! She is so beautiful and is a brilliant actress. I enjoyed reading your letter to her. I'm sure she will be answering back soon. Voted up and sharing this.

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      iamaudraleigh 5 years ago

      You are indeed a Julia Roberts fan! I like your letters / fan mail. Good hub :)

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      Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago from Planet Earth

      I love this great lady! So talented! A very nice introduction to her career. Thanks!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      A nice tribute. I remember seeing her on a sitcom a year ago, and she was clearly a far superior actor than anyone around her. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Great actress and loved by all in the many entertaining roles she played. Pretty Women an all time favorite of mine. Excellent writing as always.

      Hugs from Canada

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      SanneL ~ Audra ~ Marcy ~ Alocsin ~ Rolly

      I'm sure Julia will enjoy and appreciate your comments once she reads them. She truly is a wonderful woman and actress.

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      Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Dear Julia Roberts, I must tell you that you are mentioned in a wonderfully written hub by my friend Linda!! Oh and I vote up! :) I heart Julia as well

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Christy and Thank you!:) By the way Julia was superb in Mirror, Mirror she rocked the evil queen role. I highly recommend the movie...lots of laughs!

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      Linda, I love her, think she's great. My favourite of her movies is Erin Brokowich but I also really like her in Notting Hill. She is such a natural actress, you would hardly know she was acting. Great hub.

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      MarieAlice 4 years ago from Peru

      I really like Julia and her movies... my favorites are Pretty Woman, Stepmom (sharing roles with Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris who I really love) and also Erin Brokovich ... I enjoy every movie played by her, she is not only beautiful, a great person but also a great actress...

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      drsohel 4 years ago from Dhaka, BD

      Sunshine625, Thanks for this hub. Julia is one of my most favorite actresses. I loved her "My best friend's wedding", "Notting Hill" very much. Actually I love all her movies.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Julie, MarieAlice, drsohel ... Thank you all for sharing your comments and thoughts on our favorite actress Julia Roberts. One day when she happens to read this letter she sure will appreciate reading your kind remarks.

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      Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Oh, Sunshine - You have really done it this time. This is the most creative and well done tribute to beautiful and talented Julie Roberts on the scene. Erin Brokovich was my favorite movie. But YOU are the real star here! And as far as I'm concerned your name is right up there in hub-lights!

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      [ Danson Wachira ] 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      Ever since i watched Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in Notting Hill, i have become her fun. She's a great star for sure. Voted up.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      sunshine...sure the sun is shining brightest today...awesome hub for that million dollar smile......Julia Roberts the gorgeous actor and her mind blowing movies are an all time favs. Great hub....all my votes and share.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Audrey, Hub-lights sound very appealing. Thank you for your sweet compliment!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Dwachira and dghbrh...thank you for sharing your thoughts on Julia Roberts, our Pretty Woman :)

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      Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

      I looked twice and could not find a comment from me....but then on the third pass....there it was.....but I figured I would stop by 7 months later and tell you again that I like this hub...and that I voted it up and interesting. It is amazing that 7 months has gone by so quickly....the older I get the faster this ride seems to get.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Time does fly Cogerson. Why am I seeing Conan?! Ha!

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      Jane Boucheirre 4 years ago from CA

      You're a genius. Very cool hub. Loved it.

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      Melanie Chisnall 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      I can't believe "Pretty Women" was made in 1990! My favourite movie of hers is "Erin Brocovich" - she was outstanding! I loved this fan letter! Voted up and across the board :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for stopping by Jojo and MelChi...your comments are appreciated!:)

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      mahd 4 years ago

      im from iran .ilove jolia roberts very much

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hello mahd from Iran! I'm sure Julia Roberts will be honored to know you were a huge fan of hers.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Love Julia Roberts, you should send this letter to her. She will love reading it. Great write.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Great fan letter! She is my favorite too and I have watched most of her movies.

      Thanks!

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I've always enjoyed her movies. She has a pretty smile that makes her whole face light up. I love your letter.

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Loved this fan letter Sunshine. Julia has always been one of my favourite actresses, especially in Sleeping With the Enemy, Notting Hll, and Ern Brockovich. Well done, voted up.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Love, love her!

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      Anwen Smith 5 months ago

      very informative!!!!

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