Letter: Swine Flu Protection


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Dear Editor,
Thank you so much for the fall issue, and especially for the articles on Homeopathy and the Horizon switch from organic to "natural." In particular, I appreciated the letter to President Obama about the potential for homeopathic options in addressing the H1N1 flu virus situation.

I have located much information about this, including a study that found a 1% death rate during the 1919 flu pandemic for those treated homeopathically versus 29% for allopathic means. Also, a doctor in Mexico has reportedly already treated the current swine flu with homeopathy. See: www.naturalnews.com/026839_homeopathy_homeopathic_doctors.html

My conclusions:

1. We need to be more open to multiple modalities in our health care palette, as suggested by WHO and done in other countries. (England has 5 homeopathic hospitals under its National Health, and spends $2,000 per capita versus our $8,000). Our position at #37 for health outcomes doesn't impress either.
2. As to Horizon, I believe we should stop buying ANY of their products. A company committed to deceiving the public into accepting an inferior, unhealthy substitute can't be trusted even with its organic line; why wouldn't they cut corners there, as well?

Blessings,
Liberty Goodwin, Providence, RI

Dear Liberty,
Thanks for your information. Here’s some additional flu protection information. —Editor

Protect Yourself From Swine Flu Naturally

Here's some simple, cost-free ways to protect yourself from becoming a host to swine flu. H1N1, like other influenza A viruses, only infects the upper respiratory tract and only proliferates there. The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem as proliferation is. It's almost impossible not to come into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions, but you can minimize contact and prevent proliferation.

  1. Engage in frequent hand washing.
  2. Develop a "hands-off-the-face" approach. Avoid touching the face unnecessarily.
  3. Gargle twice a day with warm salt water (or alcohol-based mouthwash). H1N1 takes 2-3 days after initial infection in the throat/nasal cavity to proliferate and show characteristic symptoms. Simple gargling prevents proliferation. Gargling with salt water has the same effect on a healthy individual that Tamiflu has on an infected one.
  4. For additional protection, use a neti pot or nasal swabs to clean nasal passages daily.
  5. Drinking warm liquids throughout the day washes off proliferating viruses from the throat into the stomach where they cannot survive due to stomach acid.
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March 2015

Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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Experience joy, connection, relaxation, growth, laughter and fun! Hosted by The Joy Source. Register: http://thejoysource.com/womens-getaway-spring-weekend-2015/

Cost: $240

Where:
Ashworth by the Sea
Hampton Beach, NH


Sponsor: The Joy Source
Contact Name: Julie McGrath
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Join Ross Rayburn for  a weekend of inspiring & powerful yoga. He will be teaching 4 classes - sign up for one, two, three or all four. Here are the details: Friday, March 20 7:00 -...

Cost: $125 for all 4 classes, $35/class

Where:
Laughing Dog Yoga Studio
159 Linden St. 2nd flr
Wellesley, MA  02482
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Sponsor: Laughing Dog Yoga Studio
Telephone: 781-235-9642
Contact Name: Jennifer Harvey
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With Kacey O'Donnell The Wheel of the Year Celebrations are ritual celebrations of the Pagan/Wiccan/Celtic high holy days. Every celebration includes a discussion of the holiday, a guided...

Cost: $25

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
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If you have completed the Access-Bars class you're invited. Attending a bars gifting & receiving exchange is a wonderful opportunity to practice and enhance your bars skills while receiving...

Cost: $10

Where:
Energetic BEing Center
3 Barnard Lane
#301
Bloomfield, CT  06002
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Sponsor: Energetic BEing Center
Telephone: (860) 830-1180
Contact Name: Whitney Christina
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Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
Website »

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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Start your week on a positive note! Each Monday, we will come together to discuss meditation techniques followed by the opportunity to put those techniques into practice with a goal of developing a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Come explore the ancient art of Belly Dancing! Reconnect your spiritual self and your emotional self and with your physical self. With these beautiful movements, tap into your beauty with the song...

Cost: $15

Where:
Open Doors Learning & Healing Center
395A Washington St
Braintree, MA  02184
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Sponsor: Open Doors
Telephone: (781) 843-8224
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Join us for a guided meditation to help you achieve a state of well-being, relaxation, and strengthen your connection to self. Each week, Elaine & Nicol alternate leading the group in a guided...

Cost: $5 Donation

Where:
Essence of Healing
254 Essex Street
Suite 204
Salem, MA  01970
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Sponsor: Essence of Healing
Telephone: 978-745-4800
Contact Name: Nicol Jackson
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Come explore the ancient art of Belly Dancing! Take your dancing up to the next level. This class helps prepare students for higher goals including performance. This is a low impact class. Wear...

Cost: $12

Where:
Open Doors Learning & Healing Center
395A Washington St
Braintree, MA  02184
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Telephone: (781) 843-8224
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Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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Chronic inflammation is an ever-growing problem among people today. Herbs and diet changes can help reduce chronic inflammation. Come to this class and get nutritional tips and information on how...

Cost: Free

Where:
Palmer Family Chiropractic
114 Water St. Bldg #3
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: HeartFelt Herbals and Healing
Telephone: (774) 232-2343
Contact Name: Deb Fate-Mental
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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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The ancient tradition of Reiki (“ray-key”) is used to channel universal life force energy through practitioners to those in need of healing for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual...

Cost: Donation

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
Website »

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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Open to women of all shapes and sizes, Primal Belly Dance™ combines traditional belly dance with Zehara’s signature original style of primal—integrating both Middle Eastern dance...

Cost: $90

Where:
Pipal Leaf Yoga
945 Great Plain Avenue
Suite 19
Needham, MA  02492
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Sponsor: Pipal Leaf Yoga
Telephone: (617) 838-8146
Contact Name: Margaret
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Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
Website »

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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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March 26 - 29, 2015 By Edgebrook at the Notre Dame Spiritual Center, Alfred, Maine. Staff trained by the former staff of the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Center.

Where:
, ME


Telephone: (207) 939-3948
Contact Name: Paul

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While the older kids are in school, enjoy a special outing at the farm with your toddler or preschool-aged child. Meet us in the barn on Thursdays at 9am for an hour-long interactive and hands-on...

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Wolfe's Neck Farm
184 Burnett Rd
Freeport, ME  04032
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Sponsor: Wolfe's Neck Farm
Telephone: 207-865-4469
Contact Name: Events
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Every Thursday (except holidays) at 5:00 pm — a FUN way to maintain your fitness and sanity! Zumba is great for calorie burning, overall fitness and health, and stress relief. Half-hour ZUMBA...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Next Step Dance Studio/Western MA Martial Arts Ctr
18 East Longmeadow Road
(in the dance studio)
Hampden, MA  01036
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Sponsor: Harmony Way & Zumba Fitness®
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Michelle Croze
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Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
Website »

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Experience Kundalini meditations and exercises designed to keep the body flowing and beautiful, stop the cycle of decay, and empower you. Discover and experience your grace, femininity, and...

Cost: Price: $35/$45 after March 23, 2015

Where:
Kundalini Yoga Boston
14 Arrow St
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Sponsor: Kundalini Yoga Boston
Contact Name: Siri Bani Kaur
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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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About this free talk: During her Spirited-Travellers World Tour, Simone M. Matthews with be facilitating a series of free public talks on ‘Sacred Ancient Wisdom’ and sharing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery X
169 William Street
New Bedford, MA  02740
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Sponsor: Indigo International
Telephone: 508-642-1913
Contact Name: Aimee Rebekah Shea
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About Essence of Angels®: Simone M. Matthews is the founder of Essence of Angels®, a healing modality based on Sacred Ancient Wisdom that bridges the science of today with the ancient...

Cost: $444

Where:
Gallery X
169 William Street
New Bedford, MA  02740
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Sponsor: Indigo International
Telephone: 1-844-576-2352
Contact Name: Aimee Rebekah Shea
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Saturday March 28th from 9:30 - 5:00 Sunday March 29th from 10:00 - 4:00 This show is sponsored by the Ct. Valley Mineral Club, a non-profit educational organization. The show will feature...

Cost: $5

Where:
Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
1 Atwood Drive
Northampton, MA  01060
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Sponsor: Ct. Valley Mineral Club
Telephone: (413) 320-9741
Contact Name: Lee Champigny
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Come to the stunning landscapes of Death Valley and the Sierra Nevada for our first spring vision quest. These quests are often described as life-changing. Lasting 11 days, they include a thorough...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Death Valley, CA
, CA


Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
Website »

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Feel better today with restorative yoga and reiki! Join me for a free chat on restorative yoga and reiki and how these two mind-body practices can help you: • Reduce stress •...

Cost: Free

Where:
Forbes Library
20 West St
Northampton, MA  01060
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Sponsor: Beth Tascione
Telephone: (646) 456-3133
Contact Name: Beth Tascione

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Enjoy a fabulous getaway at an ocean front Cape Cod resort doing Zentangle (mindful drawing of structured patterns that create beautiful images). Gain peace and serenity while...

Cost: $359 per person

Where:
Sea Crest Resort
Falmouth, MA


Sponsor: Rejuventangle
Telephone: (508) 381-1529
Contact Name: Jacki Rose
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With Katie Ramaci Learn how to call upon the 9 healing angels with a special prayer invitation and use the angelic heart-link to connect with each angels’ energy for healing every area of...

Cost: $99 series

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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with Tom Frederick Shamanics is the term used to describe integrative modalities of practical earth medicine as it is applied to the modern world. Designed to assist the practicing shaman in...

Cost: $200

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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With medical intuitives/healers/teachers Aaron and Sue Singleton. A live online group healing experience combining intuition, energy healing, quantum physics, bioMorphic geometry and cutting...

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Telephone: (978) 834-0341
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Visit Peter Stone Jewelry in Booth 851 at the Boston Gift Show. The world's largest creative collection of beautiful sterling silver jewelry from one designer. Nautical Sea Life...

Where:
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Hall C
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA  02210
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Open levels, gentle, strengthening: yogic breath work and meditation, learn relaxation to assist you in birth and parenting. Prenatal students are welcome in all basics and gentle classes. Would...

Cost: See Website

Where:
Flowforms Yoga
195 Lake Ave
Worcester, MA  01604
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Sponsor: Flowforms Yoga
Telephone: (508) 752-4700
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Here at Wisdom of the Ages, we have an experienced psychic reader here every Saturday! All readings are $30/30 min, with an option of $15/15 min or $60/60 min! Readings that are offered here...

Cost: $30

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
1414 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT  06070
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Sponsor: Wisdom of the Ages
Telephone: 860-651-1172
Contact Name: Jane or Charlie
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