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"Jim Morris I'm an admirer of your art and flattered you gave this post a look. Thank you."
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"This is such a treat to hear, Uncle John. Listening to your song took me out of my mess of daily stresses to be present in the moment and thank God for my mother. I'm grateful my mother is still with us so I can see her this Sunday and, as you…"
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Horrifying Tale Sets Fuming Cigar Box Guitar Builder Straight

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Blown 30 feet high by an improvised explosive device, United States Marine Jake Schick suffered collapsed lungs, multiple fractures, burn holes over his body, and significant ligament and bone loss. All the while, he never…

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At 9:35am on February 23, 2018, Bob Herget said…

Hi Face,

Welcome! 

I'm new to CBN myself, and new to CBGs as well. Zero builds so far.

I used to know a guy that was known as Face, so your name caught my eye.

I've only been on CBN for a few days, and so far everybody has been really great!

So good luck and have fun!

Bob

 
 
 

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