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The lamprey is one of a handful of animals that exist on the boundary between vertebrates and our invertebrate forebears.THESE FOSSILIZED LAMPREY HATCHLINGS DISPROVE AN AGE-OLD EVOLUTIONARY THEORYPHILIP KIEFERMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
It just becomes that much harder to bemoan the hardship of wearing a mask in a supermarket when you think of your forebears going to bed each night for a year, waiting for the sirens.IN LONDON, LOOKING BACKWARD TO MOVE FORWARDHENRY WISMAYERMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since 2014, Bush has chronicled the rituals of her forebears in Maryland’s Goth community.DO ‘ELDER GOTHS’ HOLD THE SECRET TO AGING SUCCESSFULLY?DAVID WALTERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And, by almost any metric, where we’re in the safest time in history, and we’re also living a ridiculously long time compared to our forebears.WHY DO WE SEEK COMFORT IN THE FAMILIAR? (EP. 445)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
And, if players today can simply refuse to play a game in the name of racial justice, it is because their forebears made them more secure as workers.THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS LED THE WAY AS ATHLETES TOOK A STAND OVER JACOB BLAKE. PLAYERS DECADES AGO HELPED WIN THEM THE POWER TO SPEAK UPTHERESA RUNSTEDTLERAUGUST 28, 2020TIME
The shield and helmet of one of Brittanys dukes of the Montfort line, Annes immediate forebear, adorn the gable of the main faade.HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
"I didn't wait to get an umbrella," Missy couldn't forebear commenting, slightly slurring the truth.MISSYDANA GATLIN
Many other reasons and facts we might mention, but we forebear.HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, VOLUME 3JOSEPH SMITH
He remembered the repeated injunctions of his great forebear who had lived and died in the Susan Road beside the gasworks.THE PROPHET OF BERKELEY SQUAREROBERT HICHENS
Papers there record that my forebear, Cyril Spink, had his doubts at the time.OPERATION EARTHWORMJOE ARCHIBALD

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