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Her grandfather died before she was born.
I was born in Tokyo.
The twins were born on August 29, 1962.
Meg was born into a large family.
More children are now born to older women.
He was born blind.
In extreme cases, babies can be born addicted to heroin.
George Washington Carver was born a slave.
Elton John, born Reginald Dwight
Natalie was born to be a dancer.
a born salesman/leader/optimist
the laboratory where nuclear physics was born
Jane was born and bred in Seattle.
He's a Londoner, born and bred.
With a strength born of desperation, he forced open the door.
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