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  <figcaption>
    <h2>Jean  <span> Myers</span></h2>
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</figure>
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  <figcaption>
    <h2>Lynn  <span> Reyes</span></h2>
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  <a href="#"></a>
</figure>
<figure class="snip1104"><img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/331810/sample35.jpg" alt="sample35" />
  <figcaption>
    <h2>Tracy <span> Logan</span></h2>
  </figcaption>
  <a href="#"></a>
</figure>
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