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It is pretty vague to give one sentence. Still, if you need one:
Mack and his friends want to do something special for their friend Doc, who has been always been there for them without asking for anything back.
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Now Lee Chong owned the Abbeville building — a good roof, a good floor, two windows and a door. True it was piled high with fish meal and the smell of it was delicate and penetrating. Lee Chong considered it as a...