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    www*put`*fd Nemh` Igm`tdt`ej Oeurjdc Oucy >246 4

    aer hgdcth# aer c`ag

    IGM@D@EJ^G\@^GV

    EW^N^D@JV NyC`jmd\uIgm tdt`ej hds nggj fdptur`jlsf`gjt sts djfy er mgfdmgs*D cdrlg vecuig e sf`gjt`f c`tgrdturg

    mefuigjts thdt igm tdt`ej `jfrgdsgs

    nrd`j s`zg# `iprevgs felj`t`vg

    ujft ej# hgcps cgdrj`jl djmigiery#

    nu`cms giet`ejdc `jtgcc`lgjfg

    djm ept`i`zgs huidj petgjt dc*

    Igm`tdt`ej@jfrgdsgsNrd`jV`zg

    ]grst gv`mgjfg thdtigm tdt`ej fdj

    dctgr thg strufturg e eur nrd`js hds

    feigfeurtgsyergsgdrfhgrsdtHdrvdrm#

    PdcgdjmthgIdssdfhusgtts@jst`tutge

    gfhjecely*

    Eur mdtd sullgst thdt igm tdt`ej

    prdft`fg fdj preietg fert`fdc

    pcdst`f`ty`jdmucts`jdrgds`ipertdjter

    felj`t`vgdjmgiet`ejdcprefgss`jldjm

    wgccng`jl# sd`m Vdrd Cdzdr# cgdmgr e

    thgstumydjmdpsyfhecel`stdtHdrvdrm

    Igm`fdc Vfheec* ]gsg jm`jls drg

    fejs stgjt w`th ethgr stum`gs thdt

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    djmv`sudcdjmieterdrgds`jthgnrd js

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    idttgreigm`tdterstengsunstdjt`dccy

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    tgfhjecely# eujm thdt fgrtd j rgl ejs

    `j thg nrd js e cejltgri igm tdters

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    fejtrec lreup* Vpgf fdccy# igm tdters

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    cgdmdutherdjmdpestmefterdcrgsgdrfh

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    whyigm`tdters hdvgthgsg gxfgpt`ejdc

    dn`c`t`gs*

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    Aujft`ej

    ]g i`jm idy `j dft ng gds gr te

    felj`t vgcy trd j thdj wds prgv`euscy

    ngc`gvgm#dfferm`jltethgcdtgstrgsgdrfh*

    @jejgpsyfhecel`fdcstumy#igm`tdt`ej

    trd jgm pdrt`f`pdjts shewgm d idoer

    `iprevgigjt `j thg r felj t`vg sk ccs

    (djmpgrerigms`lj`fdjtcyh`lhgrej

    felj`t vg tgsts thdj d fejtrec lreup)

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    @j thg nghdv erdc tgst rgsucts# whdtwg drg sgg`jl `s seigth`jl thdt `sseigwhdt feipdrdncg te rgsucts thdt

    hdvg nggjmefuigjtgm dgr drierg

    gxtgjs`vgtrd`j`jl*@t legsteshewthdt

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    djmh`lhcy`jugjfgm#gspgf`dccyny

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    www*put`*fdNemh` Igm`tdt`ej OeurjdcOucy >246>

    igm`tdt`ej*

    ]gigm`tdt`ejlreupm`mgspgf`dccyngttgrejdccthgfelj`t`vgtgststhdtwgrg t`igm# _g`mdj fejt`jugm* @j

    tdskswhgrgpdrt`f`pdjtshdmteprefgss

    `jeridt ej ujmgr t`ig fejstrd`jts

    fdus`jlstrgss#thglreupnr`gytrd`jgm

    `ji`jmucjgsspgrerigms`lj`fdjtcy

    ngttgr*

    HgcpsCgdrj`jl

    djmIgiery]g Jgw Perk `igs punc shgm dj

    drt`fcg ej Odjudry >8# >244 gjt tcgm

    Hew Igm tdt`ej Idy Fhdjlg thg

    Nrd j* Dfferm jl te thg drt fcg#

    I* *@* sfdjs tdkgj ngerg djm dgr

    thgigm`tdt ejrgl`igje d lreup e

    stumy pdrt f`pdjts eujm `jfrgdsgm

    lrdy idttgr `j thg h`ppefdipus# dj

    drgd fruf`dc te cgdrj`jldjmigiery*

    ]g`idlgsdcseshewgmdrgmuft`eje

    lrdyidttgr`j thgdiylmdcd# d rgl ej

    fejjgftgmtestrgss*Dfejtreclreupe

    jejigm`tdters m`m jet mgiejstrdtg

    djysufhfhdjlgs*

    Nrd`j sfdjs e Nummh st iejks hdm

    dcrgdmy shewj str`k`jl dctgrdt`ej

    e ldiid wdvgs `j thg prgrejtdc

    fertgx#djdrgdc`jkgmw`thhg`lhtgjgm

    felj`t`vgrgspejsgsdcejlw`thggc`jls

    c`kgfeipdss`ej*

    Igm tdt ejdcse `jfrgdsgsefus*Veig

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    thgprgrejtdcfertgxthgrgl`ejethg

    nrd`jrgspejs`ncgerdttgjt`ejrgvv`jl

    `jte evgrmr vg mur jl igm tdt ej

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    supgr`erpdr`gtdcceng#m`iigm*

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    thdtigm`tdt`ejgjhdjfgspgepcgsc`vgs

    `jiuct`pcgwdys*]gngjgts`jfcumg#

    nutdrgnyjeigdjsc`i`tgmte?

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    6* @iprevgmigjtdc fcdr`ty# efus djm

    mgtgri`jdt`ej*

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    c`v`jl `j temdys dstpdfgm sef gty*

    Iemgrj c g fdj ng vgry strgssuc*

    Igm tdt ej hgcps prdft t ejgrs te

    ensgrvg giet`ejs rdthgr thdj nc`jmcy

    rgdft te thgi* ]reulh mgtdfhigjt#

    pgepcg drg dncg te ng ierg dwdrg

    e thg wercm dreujm thgi djm

    pgrfg vg thg mggpgr# `jtgrrgcdtgm

    werk jls e c g wh cg rgid`j jl

    pes`t`vgcy gjldlgm w`th ethgrs*

    Ept`i`zgsHuidj

    Retgjt`dc

    Id jtd`j`jl d mgtdfhgm dwdrgjgss

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    truth*

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    ny d i`jm thdt fdj dmdpt pgdfguccy

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    huidjgxpgr`gjfg# nut thesgwhec`vg

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    dncgtetrdjsfgjmthgturnucgjfgec`g*

    Igm`tdt ej hgcps pgepcg te ept`i`zg

    thg`r petgjt dc ny dccew`jl thgi te

    dffgptthgupsdjmmewjsegx`stgjfg

    ujfejm`t ejdccy* Dffgptdjfg e c g

    igdjsdffgptdjfgesgc#djmnycgdm`jl

    prdft t`ejgrs te kjew djm ginrdfg

    thg r trug sgcvgs# igm tdt`ej sgts rgg

    thgngdutythdtc`gsw`th`j*

    Nemh` Igm`tdt`ej Ces Djlgcgs

    erldj zgm d jgw Igm tdt ej djm

    A`tjgssFcdss`jDpr`cdjmdsgxpgftgm#

    thg Igm`tdt ej Hdcc wds ejfg dld`j

    ccgm w`th pdrt f`pdjts fdig rei dcc

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    dttrdftgmnythgwermeieuth*

    Diejl thg pdrt`f`pdjts# seig

    wgrg feccglg stumgjts# seig wgrg

    werk jl pregss ejdcs# djm seig

    wgrg sf`gjt sts werk`jl cejl heurs

    dt rgsgdrfh cdnerdter gs* Mur jl thg

    igm tdt`ej cgdrj`jl djm prdft`f`jl

    sgss`ejs;`t dppgdrgm teng thdt dccthg

    dttgjmdjts wgrg vgry iufh `jte thg

    prdft`fg e thgIgm tdt ej e Lrgdtgr

    @ccui`jdt ej* ]gy fdig te oe j

    th`s rgtrgdt te `iprevg thg r evgrdcc

    hgdcth er neth nemy djm i`jm*

    Idyng `ts t`ig te

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    pdrt`f`pdjtshdmgxpgr`gjfgmseig

    Nu`cmsGiet`ejdc

    @jtgcc`lgjfg

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    www*put`*fdNemh` Igm`tdt`ej OeurjdcOucy >246=

    @ ngfdig `jtgrgstgm `j Nemh` Igm`tdt`ej dgr iy w`g# Cgsc`g# ngldjdttgjm`jl fcdssgs# tewdrm thg gjm e>244* Iy pdrgjts drg rei @jm`d# dfeujtry w`th d r`fh sp`r`tudc hgr`tdlg# djm @ hdvg cejl nggj `jtgrgstgm`j cgdrj`jl hew te igm`tdtg* @ ngldjny dttgjm`jl d Vujmdy dgrjeej

    igm`tdt`ej sgss`ej dt thg DchdinrdFgjtgr# djm lrdmudccy ngldj dttgjm`jl ierg gvgjts* Dctheulh `j`t`dccy@ m`m jet gxpgr`gjfg djy i`rdfcgse iy ewj# @ wds teufhgm ny thg

    ster`gs e ethgrs#djm mgsp`tg ng`jlujdncg te ujmgrstdjm iufh Idjmdr`j# @ feucm sggIdstgr LudjHd`smgvet`ej te hgdc`jlpgepcg* Dt d fgrgiejy hgcm dt thgd`wdj FucturdcFgjtgr `j fgcgnrdt`ej e thg n`rth enemh`sdttvd Ludjy`j# `t wds env`eus

    hew gxhdustgmIdstgr LudjHd`wds rei hgdc`jlpgepcg thg gvgj`jlngerg* @ ngfdigwerr`gm dneut h`idjm wds ievgm ny

    h`s env`eus mgm`fdt`ej* Dgr th`sgvgjt# @ mgf`mgm te ngfeig iergfeii`ttgm te cgdrj`jl dneut Nemh`Igm`tdt`ej*@ stdrtgm ny dttgjm`jl thg A`rstCgvgc Igm`tdt`ej ! A`tjgss ^gtrgdt*V`jfg @ hdm dcrgdmy pdrt`f`pdtgm `jsgvgrdc fcdssgs evgr thg prgv`eusgw iejths# dttgjm`jl th`s ^gtrgdtid`jcy hgcpgm ig te cc j ldps jiy kjewcgmlg e ]g Igm`tdt`ej

    e Rur`ty djm ]g Igm`tdt`ej eLrgdtgr @ccui`jdt`ej* Iy ledc wdste lrdmudtg te thg Vgfejm Cgvgc djmsgg whdt @ feucm cgdrj thgrg* @ wdsjet m`sdppe`jtgm* @ wds qu`tg dstej`shgm te ng dncg te hgcp hgdc twepgepcg# gdfh ej twe effds`ejs (rgpgdt fusteigrs$) \h`cg pgreri`jld hgdc`jl sgss`