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CWE♭hen her robe is unfurled, she will show you the world IB♭f you step up and tell her where For a dime you can see Kankakee or Paree OE♭r Washington crossing the Delaware
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E♭HE♭ere is Grover Whelan unveilin' the Tri-lon OB♭ver on the west coast we have Treasure Isle-on Here's Nijinski a-doin' the rumba HE♭ere's her social security numbah
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