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Jube - TX, US
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Shannon Hawkyard - CA, US
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Mary Petzold - IL, US
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Carolyn Morrison - IA, US
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Janis Eisele - OR, US
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Jen Lewis - ohio, US
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Melissa Kent - AL, US
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Rachel Boylan - NJ, US
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Beth Hilbert - VA, US
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"My Big Book, Volume 3, is dog-eared and full of notes as I combed it for advice and wisdom when choosing my children's curriculum. I have recommended it to others and let them borrow it as well, but one needs their own. Thanks!"
Shantay Long - AL, US
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Sandra Sweet - NJ, US
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Carmen - Germany
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Jeaneene Nooney - MI, US
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Deaun Talbott - TX, US
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Tammy Tung - Mo, US
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Robin Brown - OH, US
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