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The Intriguing Life of Ximena Godoy by Graciela Limón
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The Mysterious Stranger
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Monarchies, aristocracies, and religions are all based upon that large defect in your race - the individual's distrust of his neighbor, and his desire, for safety's or comfort's sake, to stand well
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