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"LJ & HeartsForever, I am 71 in January and really don't feel it inside, but like you I don't have any stamina, always so tired.  I did make 2 trips to the UK last year (still in shock I think) and the second trip was really…"
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Brian and Patti in Yellowstone, 2004

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