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Simple Stories From Denver ILL Professor William (Ned) Friedman Professor William (Ned) Friedman –University of Colorado Friedman Lab –Flowers and spermazones Erin Robertson Erin Robertson –Center for Native Ecosystems –Endangered plants and animals Linda Quirk Linda Quirk –University of Toronto –Poet Pauline Johnson
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