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Ruffina Farrokh Anklesaria, M.A.

Quotes from those who received Shaktipat from Ruffina:


"You are light, all things to all people, Atman-Brahman, Creator and Creation. I see you as many forms because behind all forms is light - which you are and I am. Thank you for showing me the infinite forms of the Self."

Davy M.C., Trinidad, Aug 2015

 

"I actually rubbed my eyes and tried to make my vision come back TO NORMAL TO TEST AND CHECK my experience. IT DIDN'T CHANGE! The light was still there!"

Loralee C., Utah, 9 14

 

"I saw the entire room turn white, almost like it was filled with smoke, then I saw Ruffina shining in gold and then the room filled with gold light. I saw Ruffina's face change shape, first to an older lady and then kept changing appearance."

Sam. B. Trinidad, 7 15

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"This is when I began to cry and laugh at the same time.  I became so blissful and happy. I then began to lose my body consciousness or rather felt like I was floating in a blissful ocean of being.  My body movements became very slow and everything became utterly beautiful and lovable.  I was looking at my hands, the sofa, any object really and I was in love with everything I was seeing.  I remember at one point I began to pray and ask that God never leaves me again.  I wanted this never to stop. "
J.B., St Louis, MO, 6 14

 

"Everything in the room was gold."
Nicole S., Trinidad, 7 15

 

"I felt deep silence, expansion, beautiful joy, love, bigger than my body - didn't want to come back :)
I saw it even while she was giving shaktipat to the others. "
Richard S., Trinidad, 7 15

 

"The room looked brighter and turned to a golden hue. Her face changed many times. Sometimes I saw space as though there was nothing I was looking at."
Daniel Y., Trinidad, 7 15

 

"Yes, everything got very silent. The whole room took on a golden hue. I saw a golden aura around Ruffina. "
Dr. John S., St Louis, MO, 2 15

 

"I felt an overwhelming sense of love, peace and joy that I had not felt in a long time."
Natasha R., Trinidad, 7 15

 

"I began to see a glow of yellow around your head, small at first. And then it grew. After about 10 minutes I began to see the glow grow in size behind your head and to expand to other parts of the room, your clothing. I saw the glow even when you were looking at someone else."
Frank P., St Louis, MO 2 15

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Experiences from forms filled after receiving Shaktipat from Ruffina

 

 


Shaktipat Retreat, Trinidad, Guru Purnima, 7 31 15


 

Trinidad and Tobago, Couva, Jul. 31, Aug 1 and Aug 8

Sam B.

Q1: Did you see anything different from what you normally see when you received Shaktipat?

Day 1: Yes, blinding white light at times. The atmosphere "wobbled" a few times and I saw lines like brush strokes over everything. Felt a lot of heat coming out of my body and felt completely numb, yet aware of my body.

Day 2: Yes, I saw the entire room turn white, almost like it was filled with smoke, then I saw Ruffina shining in gold and then the room filled with gold light. I saw Ruffina's face change shape, first to an older lady and then kept changing appearance.

Q2. How long did it take, while sitting with Ruffina, before you saw a change?

Day 1. Immediately.  Day 2: about 2 minutes.

 

Lisa B.
On three occasions I saw the room soften as though going out of focus and everything had an aura of light around it.

I felt like I was in deep meditation. I saw it when you were looking at others. And when you looked at me it took about 1-2 minutes.

 

Selwyn. B.

Light, grace-filled awareness, vibrating forehead, bliss, calmness, dancing energy throughout the room, radiant gold.

The change took place immediately. Changes seen when Ruffina gave Shaktipat to others in the room: bliss, gentleness, light, energy flows, peace. It was very pleasant and profoundly joy-filled.

 

Shanna. B.

The room was light and she began to morph.

Awareness of my "self" as very separate to my body and "normal" self.

Fuzzy, soft, calm surroundings (plus need for graceful movement).

Light around Ruffina's face and throat chakra.

When Ruffina gave shaktipat to others: light/real golden border on chair Ruffina sat in. Morphing change and I would see a glimpse of snap of an old face. Peace in my body.

 

Tara.B.

Before she came to me, when she was on Davy (first person) I was in the peripheral vision/line of he gaze and felt the calmness and glowing light all around. By the time she got to me it started back quickly. I also felt looking around at others they looked like their best selves - not exactly young but "fresh." Very pleasant, calming - kept thinking celestial heavenly light.

I felt that as she started her eyes got dark and I could barely tell exactly where (she) was looking but that it didn't matter because I still felt the calmness and saw the light.

 

Chantal D.L.B.

The room darkened and the image of Ruffina got very bright and golden. Even blurry at times. I noticed my breathing got faster and heavier and I felt very happy.

A very heavy feeling and very bright light. Hazing of Ruffina's face, periods of bliss and love, body twitching.
 

Edward I.

Room pulsated, everything blurred and vibrated rhythmically. Ruffina's face blurred and twisted into different faces and expressions.  High frequency illuminated edges on every object/person in the room.

Peaceful.

Face morphing. Light, illumination. Sense of immense connective love, that of a parent/grandparent to child. Saw the face of a child that I knew I cared deeply for.

It took a matter of seconds.

Light, vibrations --> high frequency illuminated edges on every object/person in the room.

Pleasant and exciting. Thank you.
 

Sam G.

It changed constantly - from thick light filling the room to the entire space zooming in and out, to multiple faces with vague background shapes, to all grey and white like a negative image.

The changes took place "before she even got to me, but intensified during eye contact."

Again, changes to the lighting and colors of the room. A gold glow around Ruffina. Changes in her face as long as she was still facing my general direction.

 

H.M.

I saw the divine mother, dancing and getting rid of all negativity. I also saw an old person with saintly garbs holding a golden trishul (trident). I saw a 3-light lit above the trishul and also the hands (were) lifted.

 

Susan M.

I saw a bright light around you. At the end of the session I felt when the energy was being drawn back towards you.

(Also saw haziness in the room and changing of Ruffina's face.)

 

Davy M.C.

In moments I saw a white transparent fuzziness. It kept coming an going. Your face changed with the white fuzziness. You looked like an old African lady, very old white man, a very ancient creature (hard to describe), Chinese lady, beautiful Indian lady. The changes were not fixed; only alternations in my vision for 1-3 seconds.

Anytime I focused on you I saw the white fuzziness. Oh yea- you had a white and golden halo around your body, most visible on your head. Your face kept changing with the white fuzziness.

Q. Pleasant? A. Very - my mind is drenched in peace right now.

An infinite amount of people, animals, creatures, shapes and forms. Changes from start to finish. You are light, all things to all people, Atman-Brahman, Creator and Creation. I see you as many forms because behind all forms is light - which you are and I am. Thank you for showing me the infinite forms of the Self. May You be blessed from the core of the Infinite.

 

Oliver M.

After looking at her (Ruffina) for a moment everything in the room seemed to be covered in a sort of gold light. It was almost immediate. Her face changed. I saw flashes of a bearded man. At one point she resembled what I know Jesus to look like. There were flashes of other faces as well but they're hard to describe.

Q. Pleasant? Yes, it was very interesting and beautiful.

 

Natasha R.

I felt an overwhelming sense of love, peace and joy that I had not felt in a long time. A sense of peacefulness, joy.

Haziness and light in the room, changing of Ruffina's face.

 

Annelie S.

The room became dark and hazy. Ruffina's face seemed to shift and vibrate and change. A feeling of deep peace.

 

Jonathan S.

Haze, a slight golden light by Ruffina's head. Small movements of light. Lots of energy moving around my head. Like I am beginning to tune into a finer layer of life. Movement at the crown.

Light in the room; changing of Ruffina's face.

 

Nicole S.

Everything in the room was gold.

Light around Ruffina; haziness in the room; changing of Ruffina's face.

Pulsating darkness and color. Hazy background.

 

Richard S.

A subtle haziness that morphed and changed. I saw a subtle golden hue in the room. Ruffina's face was changing from normal to undefined. I saw it even while she was giving shaktipat to the others. I saw the haziness and golden hue. Ruffina's face would look different and morph.

Haziness, shifting vision. Her face changed a few times. Native American chief. Native American teenage girl. Indian Brahmin - bareback, dhoti, bald with hair at the back. All of that happened while she was giving other and while giving me.

Pleasant? Yes!

I felt deep silence, expansion, beautiful joy, love, bigger than my body - didn't want to come back :) 

 

Tessa S.

Face of what appeared to be a man; might be Indian chief. At one point in time, I felt as though I was looking her upside down. She disappeared many times with only the bindi being visible. Persons became blurs, shapes of gold light. Ruffina's face did change to become very masculine at one point in time, always black.

 

Daniel Y.

The room looked brighter and turned to a golden hue. Her face changed many times. Sometimes I saw space as though there was nothing I was looking at.

Q. Did you see any changes when Ruffina was giving Shaktipat to others in the room? A. More changes in her face. The room remained golden.

Gold all over. Immense amount of golden light. Her face changed and looked like a Buddhist monk which was the clearest "physical" change so far. I only knew she looked at me because it got 10x more bright and tears began to flow.

 

St Louis, MO, Shaktipat Retreat, Feb. 1-3, 2015

Dr L. W.
Q1: Did you see anything different from what you normally see when you received Shaktipat?

Day 1: A. I saw you change into different people, but I didn't know who they were. First, you seemed Native American, then a man, then someone older. The Native American woman came back several times. I also saw light around your head.
Day 2: Yes. Your face morphed into different faces. First, Native American. Then a man with a mustache. I saw light around your head, a white light. I saw blue light around your body.
Day 3: As soon as you began, a light appeared around your head. The light often grew bigger and almost seemed as if there was an entity of light behind you. Again, your face morphed into the same woman I saw last night. When you were looking at Frank, your face morphed into many different forms - most of them men.

Q2. How long did it take, while sitting with Ruffina, before you saw a change?
Day 1: About a minute.
Day 2: It was immediate.
Day 3: No time at all.
 

Q4. Did you see any changes while Ruffina was looking at someone else and not at you directly?
Day 1: Yes, when you turned to Frank, I saw you as a man dressed in 18th century garb (British or American).
Day 2: Yes, I continued to see the same things, but not as strong.
Day 3: Yes.
 

Additional notes: On all three days L.W. reported: Light around and behind Ruffina and morphing of face. She also noted "Everything went back to "normal" when you came out."
 


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Dr. John S.

Q1: Did you see anything different from what you normally see when you received Shaktipat?

Day 1. Yes, everything got very silent. The whole room took on a golden hue. I saw a golden aura around Ruffina. At times her whole face as I know it, took on a golden glow. At other times her appearance would look like someone else, sometimes male and sometimes female.
Day 2: The room sometimes appears 2 dimensional and then at other times like it has an extra dimension. Often the room takes on an extreme golden glow, and other times like people have their own glow. I saw Ruffina's appearance change into other people, mostly males. 
Day 3: Yes, the room becomes flat - two-dimensional and then it quickly shifts to a heightened 3 dimensional space. Occasionally it felt like the room briefly changed or was on the verge of changing into another location.
 

Q2. How long did it take, while sitting with Ruffina, before you saw a change?
Day 1: It was immediate. Everything started to change even before she looked at me.
Day 2: I saw it as soon as she indicated we should do Shaktipat.
Day 3: It was almost immediate.

 

Q3. Did you see any changes while Ruffina was looking at someone else and not at you directly?
A. Yes, what I had seen while Ruffina looked at me continued while she looked at others.
A. Yes.
A. Yes, the changes continued.


Other notes: He experienced all of the following on the first day and some of these on the 2nd and 3rd days: Misty/fogginess in room. A feeling that things were granular, shaking or transparent. Light in the room. Light around and behind Ruffina. Light around furniture. Objects or people made of light. Morphing of Ruffina's face. Other changes, sights, sounds that were not there before shaktipat.
 

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Frank P.

 

Q1: Did you see anything different from what you normally see when you received Shaktipat: 
Day 1: Yes. I began to see a glow of yellow around your head, small at first. And then it grew. After about 10 minutes I began to see the glow grow in size behind your head and to expand to other parts of the room, your clothing. It would change in shape. When you turned from me to Greg the glow grew twice the size in front of your face. This was the most breathtaking part' it's hard to describe. It was like the opposite of a shadow - a very large orb in front of your face as you turned. I couldn't believe who I was seeing! And it was as though it was hiding behind you, but I could see the outline. But when you moved, it revealed itself as almost an orb. Je ne sais pas! [I don't know!] Incroyable! [Incredible!].

 

Day 2: Very similar to yesterday's experience though perhaps not as dramatic. The golden glow around you was there as before. Coming and going and growing and receding - mostly around your head - but also around your body and clothes.

 

Day 3: Yes. I see the golden glow - around your head and over your clothing. A rhythm, very slow, growing large and small. This time I saw occasional morphing of your face, in form, expression and also color - darker to lighter. I saw the glow no matter who you were looking at. But the morphing only when you looked at me.

 

Q2. How long did it take, while sitting with Ruffina, before you saw a change?
Day 1: Maybe 2 minutes or less after you started looking at Lola.

Day 2: Within 30 seconds or so.

Day 3: I saw it a minute or so before you started Shaktipat.

 

Q3. Was it pleasant?
A. Yes! I've never experienced anything like this before. I was so scared I would leave as a Shaktipat orphan. Mais non! [But no!] Where I was very nervous before, I'm relaxed and very pleased. Thank you Ruffina! 
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Q4. Did you see any changes while Ruffina was looking at someone else and not at you directly? 
Day 1 & 3. Yes!

 

Day 2: Yes. I saw the glow even when you were looking at someone else.

Q5. Are you satisfied with your experience of Shaktipat?

Day 1 & 2. Yes!

Day 3: Yes. Very much.

Other experiences noted by Frank: Light around Ruffina. Light behind Ruffina and around furniture. Morphing of face.

 

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Greg W.


Q1: Did you see anything different from what you normally see when you received Shaktipat?
Day 1: Yes, but it was subtle. It was not a strong visual experience. However, there was a definite deepening in feeling and of meditative or fine energy.
Day 2: Yes, light in room changed almost immediately. Ruffina's face and hair would appear to change. I saw a glow around her head.
Day 3: Light in room changed. Effect more subtle this time. This time the shaktipat experience was felt mainly in my heart and 3rd eye. Visual effects were not so strong.
 

Q2. How long did it take, while sitting with Ruffina, before you saw a change?
Day 1: A minute or two.
Day 2: Almost immediately, even with the others; I was last. 
Day 3: Pretty quickly.
 

Other notes: "I feel my heart and third eye were affected." He also reported experiencing some or all of the following on the three days: Misty/fogginess in room. A feeling that things were granular, shaking or transparent. Light in the room, behind and around Ruffina. Morphing of face. Energy.

Comment: "You have such a beautiful heart, just to be with you is just about perfect."
 

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Ogden, Utah, Shaktipat Group, 9 14

 

Ogden, UT, 9 14

 

Dr David A.

When you were looking at others your aura was bright white. Your face partially morphed. Mostly your eyes. When you focused on me I was engulfed in light. Face attempted to morph again. Warm (almost hot) bright light. Peaceful.

 

Light immediately. You are more beautiful ever time I see you. With God's divine love.

 

George B.

First saw golden light in different "shades" emanating from your face. Later, around your head. Then lastly, your whole head, including hair, radiated gold light. Your face changed age, starting older then a few different younger faces, all girls. :)  Except I saw you as Maharishi for a few seconds. ...Occasionally I would relax and the room would fade.

 

I saw a soft golden light around your head. Then I saw a bright golden light around Greg's body. I think I transcended a few times - almost to the point of catching myself from falling out of the chair.

 

Loralee C.

When you first started with the first person, the light was clearly seen, they you and the wall behind you became one-dimensional. Your aura and the chair's was seen. The whole room became cloudy in the light. Then when you got to me (oh, let me back up...I actually rubbed my eyes and tried to make my vision come back TO NORMAL TO TEST AND CHECK my experience. IT DIDN'T CHANGE! The light was still there!

 

When we were doing it together, there were moments when I could also see violet light and you were so engulfed that I thought everything would disappear into it.

 

In another moment your body seemed like my body as they both were breathing exactly the same. The sense was that you and I were one.

 

(As a side note, there were times when I saw you face make faces, and I noticed myself questioning if that was real - as if I was starting to lose touch with my known reality.)

 

It all got very light (like a beautiful cloud)...(and while all this was going on, your aura and the aura of the chair and the backdrop was clearly visible)...and again, there was a sense that everything would disappear into it.

 

Such a beautiful experience to be in your presence Ruffina, and to experience the transmission of your love - of your beautiful rose-filled heart!

 

Much love and gratitude! <3

 

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Allen D.

Lots of energy flowing through my arms and legs. Pressure/energy in my 3rd eye, solar plexus and heart. Energy flowing reminded me of pressure through a fire hose. Saw facial changes in Ruffina mostly on half of face: one Indian (American), one what I thought was a witch, four other females. Did see white aura on Ruffina.

 

Frank E.

Distortions of face. Different faces.

 

Phyllis F.

I saw many different faces in Ruffina. Bright golden light around her as well as some deep purple to light lavender or violet.

 

Experienced golden light around you immediately and maintained the experience the entire time. Saw faces, however not as many different faces as yesterday.

 

Dr. Marie G.

Saw light behind Ruffina on wall, then wall appeared like a yellow checkered table cloth with white patches. Other wall too was yellow - the same. After Ruffina came out the wall was white without the yellow checkerboard. It was white again.

 

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Dr. J. H.

I saw golden halos around Ruffina's head and body. Her eye sockets turned lighter and brighter and the rest of her face went dark. The golden circles came and went as she worked with other individuals. I closed my eyes several times and when I opened them the golden circles and aura came back each time.

 

Immediately I saw the golden circles around Ruffina's profile.

 

D.H.

I have been seeing you with a golden halo for both days, but, during shaktipat the entire room went golden. I saw your face transform as soon as you started the first person and continued to transform until we finished. During my turn, the transformation was instant and clear several times. Your clothes and the background never changed much. I saw young women, old men, a medicine man, a yogi, mostly women. There was one face that I somehow knew to be my great great grandmother. I have never seen a picture but I knew it was her. Mary Foulks Empey from Toflenhoe, England. All of the faces felt very familiar.

 

Greg H.

Ruffina was outlined in gold. I saw her face turn black and then back to gold. Ruffina's face changed shapes. I saw images in rapid succession. Men and women and a girl at the end.

 

Saw a lot of the same. A lot of gold around Ruffina. Some morph face-changes. Energy.

 

Very relaxing as well. Good way to transcend.

 

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Ginny M.K.

...I experienced a cosmic Ruffina sitting in front of me, getting bigger and bigger. I saw gold light around her and shooting orbs filling the room. I saw lots of visions: we as young boys, young girls, even sisters playing...in Persia or India, but also as princesses in Egypt where we were separated and killed. It caused me to choke up.

 

While you were on the left hand side of the room, I saw you framed in a golden halo and sometimes it got bigger along the wall and door behind you. I saw your face morph twice briefly, but no recognizable forms.

 

Lynn N.

Ruffina became covered in gold- just an outline. I remember thinking "this is the most beautiful lady I've ever seen." The shape of her face changed, possibly Indian, then Mongoloid, then East Indian. Complexion also changed. It got lighter, then darker.

 

Gold outline around Ruffina and several facial changes. I transcended 3 or 4 times...

 

Vicki N.

Energy - my heart began to race. Shakti - energy radiating through my head and upward - strong sense of large aura (fan shaped) above my head. I also could see you "change" with other people. Flashes of white light from your head - sparkles around you.

 

I've always seen your golden aura since I met you - no change in that.

 

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Miscellaneous

 Ruffina's daughter, Annie (age 10)

My daughter, Annie, from a very young age, expressed interest in getting shaktipat from me as she saw both her father and me "in gold", in celestial perception, many times. My beloved Farrokh and I did not want her to see past lives while she was too young, thinking she might be afraid to see and feel them. But Annie was insistent, having her own extraordinary spiritual experiences from the age of four. One day, when my own shakti/spiritual energy was particularly strong and Annie was in front of me, I asked her to gaze steadily into my eyes. She sat on my bed two or three feet from me while I sat in my arm chair. She immediately described to me what she was seeing, exactly as I was experiencing it. She said she saw waves of light coming out and across my forehead. Apparently this impacted and opened her third eye for since then she has been able to perceive the light value in rooms, light emanating from holy statues and beings made of golden light. She is able to "go into gold" with me and experience very subtle vision.

 

Richard H., NC (8 15)

The experience is very calming and charming to the point of wanting to stay with it continually. A gold glow around the instructor which would change to a color of blue and white. Waves of love. It is a powerful technique.

 

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J. B. (6 14)

" ,,,I got to watch the Batgap video... I had never heard of Ruffina before but as soon as she began to speak I experienced a deep sense of recognition and began to cry as she spoke. On some level I felt the pain she had gone through with the loss of her husband.  Afterwards listening to her turned into joy and sweet happiness.

At this point I would like to mention that I am an empath and to a greater degree perceive reality and relate to people through emotions and the movement of energies that I experience in my body. Since I am primarily a feeling person I had wanted to have a third eye opening and perhaps begin to have visual perceptions.  Because of that I was very interested in Ruffina's ability to transfer through her Shaktipat her gift of Celestial perception.

While arranging my visit to Saint Louis I felt instant connection with her but that was confirmed once we met in person.  I immediately felt her beautiful energy and smiling happy nature.  In a way I felt she wonderfully mirrored my personality as I am someone who loves to laugh and celebrate life.

Even though I have meditated since I was in college Ruffina wanted to instruct me in TSM before giving a Shaktipat to which I agreed since I knew nothing of TSM.  I had heard of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and TM and had seen photos of him but did not clearly remember his face.

When Ruffina gave me Shaktipat, initially I felt the energy arise in my body just like it usually does during my own meditations or with some of my teachers.  First in the belly, rising upward through the heart, circulating there, up the throat and the head.  At one point though it felt like the energy was mostly expanding in my heart area. 

As the energy increased, imagine the surprise I had when Ruffina gazed at me and I began to see her face morphing into what I recognized to be Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's face.  At first I got confused and thought to myself I am imagining and forced myself to see her face again. This is when I would see light around her face and above her head in the shape of a fountain.  However, as she continued to gaze at me it seemed like Maharishi's face came to the foreground once again.  I was expecting to see different faces coupled with an inner knowing that those were past lives, etc. but instead Maharishi's face kept coming to the foreground and once I stopped resisting it I felt the strong urge to bow down to him and so I went on my knees. This is when I began to cry and laugh at the same time.  I became so blissful and happy. I then began to lose my body consciousness or rather felt like I was floating in a blissful ocean of being.  My body movements became very slow and everything became utterly beautiful and lovable.  I was looking at my hands, the sofa, any object really and I was in love with everything I was seeing.  I remember at one point I began to pray and ask that God never leaves me again.  I wanted this never to stop.

Ruffina and I seemed to float in this blissful state where I felt we were held by love itself.  We were in this state for a few hours. We had a hard time parting that night. We were what it felt like being saturated with God.

In our consecutive meetings we only had to look at each other to be in that state of blissful being. 
The joy I felt in her presence was so intense I would often simply laugh and laugh.  What a beautiful being Ruffina is.

When I went back home I saw a few videos with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and there is no doubt in my mind that this is the face I saw during Ruffina's Shaktipat. Looking back I realize that after I surrendered to the vision of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi I experienced his blessing.

Thank you, dearest Ruffina for this gift of blessings from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  It was a divine encounter that I will cherish for the rest of my life.  I feel deep connection with you and gratitude for meeting you again in this lifetime.

Love,
J.B."
 

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