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    Every February 14 we celebrate Valentine’s Day by giving flowers, candy and cards to lovers or those we hope to love.

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    To look your best it’s important to project a sense of style through body language, eye contact, voice, hand positioning, and posture as well as selecting the right clothes for your specific body type.

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A UK company that makes memorial gravestones quoted me for their article on what to wear for funerals:


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