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  |Per diem = $170/day
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = November 3, 2009
 
  |First elected = November 3, 2009
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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  |Profession = Executive Vice President, Current Analysis, Inc
 
  |Profession = Executive Vice President, Current Analysis, Inc
 
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  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/38f56ad356c4724e85257535005773d0?OpenDocument
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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''Thomas A. "Tag" Greason''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing [[Virginia House of Delegates District 32|District 32]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.
{{TOCnestright}}'''Thomas Greason''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 32 since 2010.  
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Greason earned his M.B.A. from George Mason University and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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==Biography==
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Greason earned his M.B.A. from George Mason University and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the Executive Vice President of Current Analysis, Inc. He served in the Virginia National Guard and the Corps of Engineers.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|year = 2014
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Appropriations
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = General laws
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|Chair3=
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|Committee4 =
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|Chair4=
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}}
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===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 session, Greason served on the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[General Laws Committee, Virginia House of Representatives|General Laws]]
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|State = Virginia
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Appropriations
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = General laws
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|Chair3=
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 session, Greason served on the following committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:
* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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**Subcommittee #1
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
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**Standards of Quality Subcommittee
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**Higher Education and Arts Subcommittee
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* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House|Science and Technology]]
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==Issues==
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{{Committee Assignments
===Presidential preference===
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|State = Virginia
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Education
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Science and Technology
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Finance
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|Chair3=
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
  
Greason is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 32.  Greason ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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Greason won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 32.  Greason ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.   He defeated [[Elizabeth A. Miller]] (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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{{Election box 2013
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 32 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Other
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|winner1 = Thomas Greason
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|Inc1=Y
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|Inc2=
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|votes1 = 11735
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|candidate2 = Elizabeth A. Miller
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|candidate3= Write-in
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|votes2 = 11084
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|votes3=34
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}}
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====Race snapshot====
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:: ''See also: [[2013 Elections Preview: Some seats may switch parties in the Virginia House of Delegates]]''
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Incumbent Greason chose to bid for his third term in this Loudoun County district of Northern Virginia. Loudoun County is a key battleground between Democrats and Republicans in the state, and this district has been one of several in the county attracting attention from outside groups. Greason had no opposition in 2011 and [[Governor of Virginia|Governor]] [[Bob McDonnell]] ([[Republican|R]]) did quite well here in 2009, but President [[Barack Obama]] ([[Democratic|D]]) won 52 percent of the vote out of this district in 2012.<ref>[http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/republicans-certain-to-retain-control-of-virginia-house-of-delegates/ ''University of Virginia Center for Politics, Sabato's Crystal Ball'', "Republicans Certain to Retain Control of Virginia House of Delegates," August 8, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/11/1197965/-A-look-at-the-2013-Virginia-House-of-Delegates-Elections ''Daily Kos'', "A look at the 2013 Virginia House of Delegates Elections," April 11, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.vpap.org/elections/district/107 ''VPAP'', "House of Delegates District 32," accessed October 3, 2013]</ref><ref name=Loudoun>[http://www.leesburgtoday.com/news/loudoun-again-cited-as-key-battleground-for-state-races/article_40769c76-1960-11e3-b3b2-001a4bcf887a.html ''Leesburg Today'', "Loudoun Again Cited As Key Battleground For State Races," September 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://democracyforamerica.com/campaigns/2985-elizabeth-miller-for-delegate ''Democracy for America'', "Elizabeth Miller for Delegate," accessed October 3, 2013]</ref>
  
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Greason won re-election to District 32 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Greason won re-election to District 32 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "November 2011 General Election Official Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Greason was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated incumbent [[David Poisson]] in the General Election. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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In 2009, Greason was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated incumbent [[David Poisson]] in the General Election.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Greason received $112,683 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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In 2011, Greason received $112,683 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2011 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Greason's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113915 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top 5 donors to Greason's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113915 ''Follow the Money'', "2009 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Endorsements==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==See also==
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*[[Virginia State Legislature]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates#Standing committees|Virginia House of Delegates Committees]]
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*[[Virginia state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.vote4tag.com/ Official campaign site]
 
*[http://www.vote4tag.com/ Official campaign site]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/38f56ad356c4724e85257535005773d0?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates Biography]
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/75d2a8ebb7c66f3285257b64004568f1?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates Biography]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/161780 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/161780 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000074/thomas-a-greason/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112251 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112251 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112251 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112251 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113915 2009]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113915 2009]
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Thomas Greason
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Virginia House of Delegates District 32
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Master'sGeorge Mason University
Military service
Service/branchCorps of Engineers
Service branchVirginia National Guard
Personal
ProfessionExecutive Vice President, Current Analysis, Inc
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Thomas A. "Tag" Greason is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

Biography

Greason earned his M.B.A. from George Mason University and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the Executive Vice President of Current Analysis, Inc. He served in the Virginia National Guard and the Corps of Engineers.

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Appropriations
Education
General laws

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Greason served on the following committees:

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Greason won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 32. Greason ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He defeated Elizabeth A. Miller (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 32 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Greason Incumbent 51.3% 11,735
     Democratic Elizabeth A. Miller 48.5% 11,084
     Other Write-in 0.1% 34
Total Votes 22,853

Race snapshot

See also: 2013 Elections Preview: Some seats may switch parties in the Virginia House of Delegates

Incumbent Greason chose to bid for his third term in this Loudoun County district of Northern Virginia. Loudoun County is a key battleground between Democrats and Republicans in the state, and this district has been one of several in the county attracting attention from outside groups. Greason had no opposition in 2011 and Governor Bob McDonnell (R) did quite well here in 2009, but President Barack Obama (D) won 52 percent of the vote out of this district in 2012.[2][3][4][5][6]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Greason won re-election to District 32 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[7]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Greason was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated incumbent David Poisson in the General Election.[8]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 32 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Greason (R) 14,552
David Poisson (D) 10,739

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Greason received $112,683 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Greason's campaign in 2011
Dupont, Lammot$5,000
Nokes Partners LLC$3,500
Northern Virginia Association Of Realtors$3,000
Virginia Association Of Realtors$2,500
Dominion$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $112,683

2009

The top 5 donors to Greason's 2009 campaign:[10]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $165,036
Dominion Leadership Trust $9,432
Scott Podmilsak $5,000
Howell for Delegate $5,000
Lammot DuPont $2,500

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Thomas Greason endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [11]

Personal

Greason and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children.

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Preceded by
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