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  • The group had left Venice around 3 p.m. in Andry's 26-foot catamaran, the Endorfin, and had spent the afternoon fishing for blackfin near BP's Amberjack Rig 109 near the South Pass of the Mississippi River.

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  • By his fiftieth birthday, Victor Romano had spent half of his life incarcerated.

    One of a Kind

  • He had spent his Sunday flying back from LA to make an inspection of his facility on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State.

    The Ark

  • When she and Zoey were little, they had called the milky white globes of seeds wishes, and had spent many a spring and summer afternoon contributing to the plants proliferation by blowing countless wishes to the wind to ensure that they would come true.

    Moon Dance

  • In another case, in El Paso, Texas, a forty-two-year-old former resident with multiple sclerosis contacted the Texas Department of Health in 1994 to report an apparent cluster of MS cases among people who had spent their childhood in the Kern Place–Mission Hills area of El Paso.

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  • But plenty of colleagues had spent the afternoon throwing gravel, starting with Harriet Harman.

    Michael White

  • Prostrate on a biobed, Pattie had spent the last hour submitting to examination by Zoeannah and Tarak.

    Breakdowns

  • She had spent all of her waking time on the Gordian private jet poring over the scroll photographs, trying to decipher anything else she could about finding the map at Khor Virap.

    The Ark

  • Carolyn and Sean Savage had spent what seemed like an eternity trying to add a fourth child to their family.

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  • As a boy, Matt had spent endless hours here, sifting through the layers of life that gathered in, on, or near a country pond, from tadpoles and water-skimmers to dragon-flies and the occasional heron, raccoons, and deer.

    Moon Dance

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