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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A district of southern Nauru in the central Pacific Ocean. It is the site of the island country's government offices. Population: 632.

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  • proper n. The largest city of Nauru, which houses the government offices, but is not a capital city, since Nauru does not have an official capital.

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  • Notes from that first meeting indicate that Yaren, attempting to open the lines of communication, gave Li a pad of paper and a pencil.

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  • Several times, Li became quite animated at the thought that perhaps Yaren could hear the same voices.

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  • Li described how God had talked to him and indeed, how God talked to him even with Yaren in the room.

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  • Li dismembered McLean's body and spread the body parts about the bus "to ensure (McLean) did not come back to life to carry out the execution," Yaren said.

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  • Yaren said Li has admitted most of the allegations against him but "steadfastly denies" eating any parts of McLean's body.

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  • "I believe he was tormented by auditory hallucinations and these took the form of God's voice giving him instructions ... and that he needed to protect himself from evil forces," Yaren said.

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  • Yaren said Li believed he had received a message from God telling him McLean "was a force of evil that was about to use a knife to execute him."

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  • Yaren said after killing McLean, Li feared he could come back to life.

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  • Yaren said Li has "the potential for significant recovery" but it will take several years.

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  • Li is still psychotic and believes it's just a matter of time before God kills him, Yaren said.

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