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This is the second program in a series on rural health.
His horse finished second in the Kentucky Derby.
Goteborg is Sweden's second largest city.
She was our second choice for the job.
Gloria played second violin in the school orchestra.
In terms of career points, he's second only to Jabbar.
I think she's having second thoughts about leaving London.
We don't need an umbrella. On second thought, maybe we do.
Without a second thought, she ran after the thief.
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