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She was attracted by his smile.
Brad lost both his legs in a flying accident.
The house isn't his: it's mine.
I saw her parents at the wedding, but I didn't see his.
The climber fell 1,500 feet to his death.
He saved enough money to start his own business.
Each child can choose his favorite story.
Everyone should use his democratic right to vote.
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the occasion on which Jesus Christ was brought back to life after his death, according to the Bible
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