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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Apocynaceae. Shrubs or small trees native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia and Asia.


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  • In looking at this question, who Carissa is is more than mere biology, and so the abortion wouldn’t have occurred to Carissa as she was known at the time.

    ProWomanProLife » Back to school

  • A week before graduation, doctors called Carissa back to the hospital to collect the cells, which will be transplanted after a couple more radiation and chemotherapy treatments in Seattle. Latest stories

  • Speaking exclusively to the Daily Mail yesterday the couple - who cannot be identified for legal reasons but are referred to as Carissa and Jim - said their happiness at the birth in a hospital on the Costa Brava was tinged with sadness by being separated from their daughter.

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  • If she had known how to say Ka’ahumanu’s final words in Hawaiian, Carissa would have.

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  • I couldn't believe they were serious - it really does look like the hull of the New Carissa.

    See for yourself (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • What few people understand is that the building honors an important artifact from Oregon History: The New Carissa.

    See for yourself (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Harris and Walsham, along with weekend warriors Carissa DiFazio and Eric Soderstrom, shared their thoughts on the race, from the bottom up.

    Don't Worry, There Are Only 1,575 Steps Left

  • Holliday's mother, Andrea, didn't believe the ruling -- Carissa left no suicide note, and the pathologist's report did not address potential clues such as whether there was gunshot residue on her hands.

    Medical Examiners In America: A Dysfunctional System

  • Carissa was such a girl, a golden butterfly swooping and gliding delicately through life, so I eased up little on her, but still found ways to remind her war is a very bad thing, indeed.

    War Is A Bad Thing

  • If I could keep this up neither Ben nor Carissa would ever be involved in any kind of armed conflict.

    War Is A Bad Thing


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