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What is the one frozen planet? this present day the Foo combatants is a rock band, yet were you aware that during global warfare II American pilots gave the identify to mysterious UFOs--floating lighting fixtures they observed over Germany. as well as an environment, which 3 issues are wanted for all times? A) water, warmth, and air, b) dust, warmth, and lightweight, or c) water, warmth, and light.
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