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In the materials Knox possessed, the children, although scantily clad and photographed in suggestive ways, were clothed and were not engaged in sexual acts.

She attended arbitration hearings with the club’s resident baseball lifer, a man named Jack Gould who kept an unlit cigar in his mouth and possessed no filter when it came to speaking his mind.

Female performers have always possessed all those things, and now more than ever use them, along with their drive and style and image, to fight political oppression, climate change, domestic violence, racial and sexual injustice.

Purpose, the thing so many of us have felt without this year, I suddenly possessed.

Mushroom Hunting at the End of the WorldDanny PalumboNovember 12, 2020Eater

Strutting about his Turkeydom he is the object of fear, but lying calmly there on the Thanksgiving day dinner table, robbed of his plumes, unwattled, bound fast and beheaded, love only possesses the breasts of all who regard him.

The law requires that voters have government-issued identification to vote, with no other options for those who do not possess one.

Although unrules can play an appropriate role in any regulatory system, the public needs to be aware that government also possesses a significant unregulatory power too—and that today far too much of that power is currently wielded in the dark.

Still, it’s worth looking at examples of traditional hunter-gatherers surviving today who possess well-developed sensory skills and lethal weaponry.

Has technology made us worse hunters?By Henry Bunn/Outdoor LifeOctober 27, 2020Popular Science

These include the more formal, “I am a master wordsmith and possess an impressive vocabulary,” as well as a version that’s simpler but still more articulate than the original, “I have a wonderfully rich vocabulary.”

This alternative approach utilizes the fact that many particles possess an intrinsic magnetic property called spin.


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