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under the able guidance of Matt
Spence. I have noted the significant
mutations its magazine has undergone
over the years (including merging
with Apple in 2014). I now write to
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She joined us November 1, just in time
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Originally from Sherbrooke, Quebec,
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editor of Calgary Outdoors magazine.
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Bonding After Birth with Skin-to-Skin
Contact, was incorrectly attributed.