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He ought to have enough stories to write a book.
He traveled around Mexico and wrote about his experiences.
Don't forget to write me.
She'd written a letter to the newspaper to complain.
I sat down and wrote them an apology.
She wrote asking what the place was like.
We are writing to express our concern regarding your report.
Emily is just learning to write.
Write your full name in Box A.
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