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Old 05-03-2016, 12:03 PM
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It was purely the best of times.

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking nine.

Many years later, as he drank his coffee, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to the DMV.

Happy families are all alike; unhappy families aren't.

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to PBS.
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