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          <p class="card-text">Tired of their servitude to man, a group of farm animals revolt and establish their own society, only to be betrayed into worse servitude by their leaders, the pigs. This satire addresses the communist philosophy the Soviet Union.</p>
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          <p class="card-text">On a cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, the 3rd child of a wealthy banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, lets out a lusty wail.</p>
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          <h4 class="card-title">Wind, Sand and Stars</h4>
          <h6 class="text-muted">Antoine de Saint-Exupéry</h6>
          <p class="card-text">Story that captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written.</p>
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          <h4 class="card-title">Animal Farm</h4>
          <h6 class="text-muted">George Orwell</h6>
          <p class="card-text">Tired of their servitude to man, a group of farm animals revolt and establish their own society...</p>
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          <h4 class="card-title">Life After Life</h4>
          <h6 class="text-muted">Kate Atkinson</h6>
          <p class="card-text">On a cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, the 3rd child of a wealthy banker and his wife. She die...</p>
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          <h4 class="card-title">Wind, Sand and Stars</h4>
          <h6 class="text-muted">Antoine de Saint-Exupéry</h6>
          <p class="card-text">Story that captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure...</p>
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// Box shadow helper
@mixin BoxShadowHelper($level: 1){
  @if $level == 1 {
    box-shadow: 0 2px 5px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, .16), 0 2px 10px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, .12);
  }
  @if $level == 2 {
    box-shadow: 0 5px 11px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, .18), 0 4px 15px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, .15);
  }
}
a {transition: .25s all;}
.card {
  overflow: hidden;
  @include BoxShadowHelper(1);
  transition: .25s box-shadow;
  &:focus,
  &:hover {@include BoxShadowHelper(2);}
}
.card-inverse .card-img-overlay {
  background-color: rgba(#333,.85);
  border-color: rgba(#333,.85);
}
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