Understanding Your Breasts: Making an Informed Decision About Breast Implants

Written by Larry Denton

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Larry Denton is a retired teacher living in Hobson, Montana. He is currently V.P. of Elfin Enterprises, Inc., a business providing information on a variety of timely topics. For a doctor's office full of advice, resources and suggestions about breasts, visit http://www.BreastAide.com or http://www.BreastBase.com

I Will Be Silent

Written by Val K

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No; on such matters Iíll be silent.

Rather Iíll speak of warm fires. Of oases, dates, and night songs. Iíll speak of things that once were.

(Excerpted from ďWithout a NameĒ a collection of poems by Val K, coming soon.)

Val K is a poet and a nature lover.

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