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jkkj, 21 D@Jwyj 2007

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``Dn c mnvյu! y-yճCb hl pkv Ovծ lb lb hJkCb Jn mhb Jc vn. Sk{ v, ccu hk&l cPծ pjkj cv kj Jv GY jnul v? Dio kճ iuu huhծU, J[J[oKu hծkv c Kl lճj Jjl. vmi&կ mjUl u jnkb cnCv c pkծ Dio Dh Jjl...''

 


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``Dj, lm biuծ Dnm l! lm Jճ? biuծ Dnm. lPƵkճ J Dcծb jni[ib mjUl u jnu? cUl l Dnm cnCv lj Dcn Dnl v? hC KU Pum J c$ pj lh olm yjb.''
``Dum J vn jC?'' m& hLku Kpkl cnCu, ``cPյ ko IuCծ l kծjm J vJm. Jy, Jpuu huhծU DC FJu-hJu yճ hծkCb n lu pcCj...''
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``pml yu vJm!'' hLk Dj[u, ``Dj, ypjǮ SJ oClv uK hN oCb JCmb HukCN Yclu Dknv olm l? n yI, m&, pil l JCun Dknv oCծb Oj Jj hC SJ DF&u vn! DF& Dhu hcծ pjkj JClbn DH Jճ& Jv oKk Jl, JUub? lum c iUv oKk Jv!''
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Dl mmy, nmyu JUub Hjճu Jb pճծb! Ju pճծb! DC Jճ Jjճծb l!!
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mmy, nmy DF&u cnCu, ``DF& DF& Dp l lkj pT vJm. ipj, Jy DC vJm. Dp Dcn oIbv ipj DC cU DCu Dnl mkեm!
DF&...DF& DO l K. ciծ Dcn KT i.''
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mmy cnCu, `cbimyU Klu ipjծ Jh.'
nmy cnCu, `kmժv plu ci KjKj mh.'
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