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“So let’s prepare ourselves for it.” Wisely sidestep all numerical challenges in Jasmine’s The Price Is Right Strategy Guide: Ten Chances.
The emblem of the Prince of Wales features three:
Various members of the English royal family used ostrich feathers as early as the 14th century, but since the 17th century, they have come to represent the Prince of Wales.
«3, 7.5, 37»
Equal to the moment magnitude of the earthquake near Komo, Papua New Guinea on MON 26 FEB 2018, the number of aftershocks in the next four days that exceeded a moment magnitude of 5.0, and the number of aftershocks in the next four days that exceeded a moment magnitude of 6.0.
“As a doctor, I feel I have a duty to inform the public of what I have learned as I have observed these wounds and cared for these patients. It’s clear to me that AR-15 or other high-velocity weapons, especially when outfitted with a high-capacity magazine, have no place in a civilian’s gun cabinet. I have friends who own AR-15 rifles; they enjoy shooting them at target practice for sport, and fervently defend their right to own them. But I cannot accept that their right to enjoy their hobby supersedes my right to send my own children to school, to a movie theater, or to a concert and to know that they are safe. Can the answer really be to subject our school children to active shooter drills – to learn to hide under desks, turn off the lights, lock the door, and be silent – instead of addressing the root cause of the problem and passing legislation to take AR-15-style weapons out of the hands of civilians?”
– Heather Sher, radiologist, Broward Health, on treating victims of the Parkland, FL, USA mass shooting on WED 14 FEB 2018
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