History Characters / DareDevil

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* FamilyBusiness: In the alternative timeline, She takes it over after Owlsley passes away.

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* FamilyBusiness: In the alternative timeline, She she takes it over after Owlsley passes away.
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[[folder: Turk Barrett]]
!! Turk Barrett
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->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #69

Turk was a small time crook who frequently clashed with Daredevil and Black Panther. And by clashed, we mean they would [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique intimidate him into spilling whatever criminal operation his bosses were planning that week]]. Turk eventually stole a set of Mauler armor and fought Daredevil hand to hand, which did not go over very well. When he's not drowning his sorrows in a bar, he's planning his latest scheme to get in Kingpin's good graces.

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[[folder: Turk Barrett]]
!! Turk Barrett
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The Owl]]
!!The Owl
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->'''AKA:''' Leland Owlsley
->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #69

Turk
#3

--> ''"A little wisdom can be a dangerous thing."''

Daredevil's [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] arch-nemesis, Leland Owlsley
was a small time crook Wall Street financier turned would-be crime lord, who frequently clashed ingested a special serum that gave him the power to glide. After years of experimenting on himself, and a great deal of SanitySlippage, Owlsley has become a mutant birdman, with Daredevil talons, natural flying ability, and Black Panther. And by clashed, we mean they would [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique intimidate him into spilling whatever criminal operation his bosses were planning that week]]. Turk eventually stole a set of Mauler armor and fought Daredevil hand to hand, which did not go over very well. When he's not drowning his sorrows in a bar, he's planning his latest scheme to get in Kingpin's good graces.hunger for live mice.



* AnimalMotifs: Unsurprisingly, an owl.
* {{Archenemy}}: Stan Lee created him to fill this role, though he's fallen by the wayside since thanks to the presence of better known and more thematically appropriate candidates like Kingpin, Bullseye, and the Hand. That said, of the long-running Daredevil villains he's still consistently portrayed as the most dangerous, with even Kingpin treading lightly about him, and has the best claim to the title of any of them.
* AxCrazy: One thing that Daredevil and Kingpin both agree on is that The Owl is a homicidal maniac, rendered crazier by his abuse of himself.
* BadassLongcoat
* BadBoss: His goons have an incredibly high turnover rate because of his explosive temper, constantly shifting and incredibly mercurial mood, and increasingly cruel and violently psychopathic tendencies.
* BeardOfEvil: Often sports a classic evil goatee.
* BeastMan: Has become one of these through experimentation. Unlike most mutation-based examples, his intelligence has ''not'' diminished, but his sanity has to the point where even Kingpin exercises great caution when dealing with him.
* BigBadWannabe: Imagines himself to be the next Kingpin. He is still very dangerous, but pigs will fly before this happens. Not only are his resources far more limited than Fisk's (still impressive, but not "rule most of the East Coast's underbelly" impressive), but his rapidly eroding sanity means that even if he did have comparable resources, he wouldn't be able to keep it together.
* CloudCuckooLander: DependingOnTheWriter, he's often portrayed as such due his inexplicable one-track obsession with owls and making himself similar to them, to the point of eating vermin recreationally.
* CutLexLuthorACheck: He was an excellent businessman before turning to crime, though he was quite crooked even before his troubles with the IRS forced him out.
* DependingOnTheWriter: If he's a vicious psychopath that other criminals are fearful of or an ineffective buffoon. His explosive temper and unstable emotions are pretty consistent, however.
* DiabolicalMastermind
* DoNotCallMePaul: In most portrayals, ''do not'' call him Owlsley. His ''name'' is '''The Owl'''.
* EvilCripple: For a time, Owlsley could not walk without the aid of leg braces and an exoskeleton.
* EvilGenius
* FatalFlaw: His bad temper and murderous mood swings, which derail his attempts at holding gangs together. While he has always had these problems, his various alterations have ''not'' helped.
* FatBastard: In the Silver Age.
* {{Flight}}: Can glide under his own power. Initially, he did so slowly enough that it was all but useless.
* FromNobodyToNightmare: He was a corrupt but otherwise unremarkable Wall Street mogul, but after charges of corruption were brought against him, Owlsley decided to become a criminal mastermind. He turned out to be exceedingly good at it.
* HairTriggerTemper: He's always had anger issues, but the treatments he's had have made him even more volatile over time.
* KnowledgeBroker: Oftentimes his specific niche in New York's crime scene is knowledge (as befitting the owl motifs). He controls the flow of information.
* LightningBruiser: After the treatments.
* MoodSwinger: Infamously unstable, and it's only getting worse.
* OminousOwl: Once again a character's owl theme portends bad things.
* SanitySlippage: Owlsley's sanity has deteriorated as he's become less and less human, rendering him correspondingly more dangerous.
* TookALevelInBadass: Has gone from a fat guy who could fly to a vicious, sewer-dwelling madman whom even Kingpin is wary of.
* TranshumanTreachery: He's lost more and more of himself as his body mutates.
* UnderestimatingBadassery: On the receiving end. Daredevil, more often than not, treats him as a minor nuisance and doesn't really give him his full attention. [[AxCrazy This always proves to be highly unwise]].
* UnskilledButStrong: He doesn't work out very much and his formal combat training is virtually nil, but his enhancements allow him to go toe-to-toe with people like Daredevil quite easily.
* VillainousBreakdown: Happens quite a lot with him.
* VillainsNeverLie: The Owl has a admitted distaste for lies, so he tends to be straight with Daredevil. Which of course doesn't impede him from using FromACertainPointOfView to his favor.
* VillainTeamUp: Once recruited Stilt-Man, Gladiator and [[spoiler: a one-time Daredevil foe Copperhead who came back from the dead as a zombie]] in an attempt to overthrow Kingpin. This went about as well as you'd expect it to. He's been a part of several other team ups before and since.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: The various treatments and procedures he's had done on himself over the years have made him a highly dangerous physical combatant without diminishing his intelligence in the slightest. His sanity has not fared quite as well, however; while he's still highly functional, his bestial tendencies have become increasingly difficult for him to deal with.
* WolverineClaws: Possesses both steel gauntlets that roughly resemble those of yours truly and implanted talons in place of his nails ala Sabretooth.
* WouldHitAGirl: Threatened to torture and rape Dakota North to get information on Daredevil.
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[[folder: Turk Barrett]]
!! Turk Barrett
[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/3708858_image3.jpg]]

->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #69

Turk was a small time crook who frequently clashed with Daredevil and Black Panther. And by clashed, we mean they would [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique intimidate him into spilling whatever criminal operation his bosses were planning that week]]. Turk eventually stole a set of Mauler armor and fought Daredevil hand to hand, which did not go over very well. When he's not drowning his sorrows in a bar, he's planning his latest scheme to get in Kingpin's good graces.
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[[folder: The Owl]]
!!The Owl
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->'''AKA:''' Leland Owlsley
->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #3

--> ''"A little wisdom can be a dangerous thing."''

Daredevil's [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] arch-nemesis, Leland Owlsley was a Wall Street financier turned would-be crime lord, who ingested a special serum that gave him the power to glide. After years of experimenting on himself, and a great deal of SanitySlippage, Owlsley has become a mutant birdman, with talons, natural flying ability, and a hunger for live mice.

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[[folder: The Owl]]
Purple Man]]
!!The Owl
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->'''AKA:''' Leland Owlsley
Zebediah Killgrave
->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #3

--> ''"A little wisdom can be
#4

Originally
a dangerous thing."''

Daredevil's [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] arch-nemesis, Leland Owlsley was a Wall Street financier
spy, Zebediah Killgrave got into an accident with chemicals which..well...[[CaptainObvious turned would-be crime lord, who ingested his skin purple]]. As a special serum that side effect though, the chemicals gave him the power of mind manipulation, able to glide. After years have people believe him or follow his commands without much effort on his part. Now able to take whatever he wanted, Killgrave gave up being a spy, instead taking up a full life of experimenting on himself, and a great deal of SanitySlippage, Owlsley has become a mutant birdman, crime.

A master manipulator
with talons, natural flying ability, purple skin and the power to force others to do his bidding, Zebediah Killgrave is a hunger for live mice.professional criminal with a long list of nasty habits. He's clashed with Daredevil repeatedly and has always been frustrated by the fact that his commands do not effect the vigilante to the same degree that they do the general populace.



* AnimalMotifs: Unsurprisingly, an owl.
* {{Archenemy}}: Stan Lee created him to fill this role, though he's fallen by the wayside since thanks to the presence of better known and more thematically appropriate candidates like Kingpin, Bullseye, and the Hand. That said, of the long-running Daredevil villains he's still consistently portrayed as the most dangerous, with even Kingpin treading lightly about him, and has the best claim to the title of any of them.
* AxCrazy: One thing that Daredevil and Kingpin both agree on is that The Owl is a homicidal maniac, rendered crazier by his abuse of himself.
* BadassLongcoat
* BadBoss: His goons have an incredibly high turnover rate because of his explosive temper, constantly shifting and incredibly mercurial mood, and increasingly cruel and violently psychopathic tendencies.
* BeardOfEvil: Often sports a classic evil goatee.
* BeastMan: Has become one of these through experimentation. Unlike most mutation-based examples, his intelligence has ''not'' diminished, but his sanity has to the point where even Kingpin exercises great caution when dealing with him.
* BigBadWannabe: Imagines himself to be the next Kingpin. He is still very dangerous, but pigs will fly before this happens. Not only are his resources far more limited than Fisk's (still impressive, but not "rule most of the East Coast's underbelly" impressive), but his rapidly eroding sanity means that even if he did have comparable resources, he wouldn't be able to keep it together.
* CloudCuckooLander: DependingOnTheWriter, he's often portrayed as such due his inexplicable one-track obsession with owls and making himself similar to them, to the point of eating vermin recreationally.
* CutLexLuthorACheck: He was an excellent businessman before turning to crime, though he was quite crooked even before his troubles with the IRS forced him out.
* DependingOnTheWriter: If he's a vicious psychopath that other criminals are fearful of or an ineffective buffoon. His explosive temper and unstable emotions are pretty consistent, however.
* DiabolicalMastermind
* DoNotCallMePaul: In most portrayals, ''do not'' call him Owlsley. His ''name'' is '''The Owl'''.
* EvilCripple: For a time, Owlsley could not walk without the aid of leg braces and an exoskeleton.
* EvilGenius
* FatalFlaw: His bad temper and murderous mood swings, which derail his attempts at holding gangs together. While he has always had these problems, his various alterations have ''not'' helped.
* FatBastard: In the Silver Age.
* {{Flight}}: Can glide under his own power. Initially, he did so slowly enough that it was all but useless.
* FromNobodyToNightmare: He was a corrupt but otherwise unremarkable Wall Street mogul, but after charges of corruption were brought against him, Owlsley decided to become a criminal mastermind. He turned out to be exceedingly good at it.
* HairTriggerTemper: He's always had anger issues, but the treatments he's had have made him even more volatile over time.
* KnowledgeBroker: Oftentimes his specific niche in New York's crime scene is knowledge (as befitting the owl motifs). He controls the flow of information.
* LightningBruiser: After the treatments.
* MoodSwinger: Infamously unstable, and it's only getting worse.
* OminousOwl: Once again a character's owl theme portends bad things.
* SanitySlippage: Owlsley's sanity has deteriorated as he's become less and less human, rendering him correspondingly more dangerous.
* TookALevelInBadass: Has gone from a fat guy who could fly to a vicious, sewer-dwelling madman whom even Kingpin is wary of.
* TranshumanTreachery: He's lost more and more of himself as his body mutates.
* UnderestimatingBadassery: On the receiving end. Daredevil, more often than not, treats him as a minor nuisance and doesn't really give him his full attention. [[AxCrazy This always proves to be highly unwise]].
* UnskilledButStrong: He doesn't work out very much and his formal combat training is virtually nil, but his enhancements allow him to go toe-to-toe with people like Daredevil quite easily.
* VillainsNeverLie: The Owl has a admitted distaste for lies, so he tends to be straight with Daredevil. Which of course doesn't impede him from using FromACertainPointOfView to his favor.
* VillainTeamUp: Once recruited Stilt-Man and Gladiator in an attempt to overthrow Kingpin. This went about as well as you'd expect it to. He's been a part of several other team ups before and since.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: The various treatments and procedures he's had done on himself over the years have made him a highly dangerous physical combatant without diminishing his intelligence in the slightest. His sanity has not fared quite as well, however; while he's still highly functional, his bestial tendencies have become increasingly difficult for him to deal with.
* WolverineClaws: Possesses both steel gauntlets that roughly resemble those of yours truly and implanted talons in place of his nails ala Sabretooth.
* WouldHitAGirl: Threatened to torture and rape Dakota North to get information on Daredevil.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: The Purple Man]]
!!The Purple Man
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[[caption-width-right:250:Dance monkeys, dance]]

->'''AKA:''' Zebediah Killgrave
->'''Debut:''' ''Daredevil'' (vol. 1) #4

Originally a spy, Zebediah Killgrave got into an accident with chemicals which..well...[[CaptainObvious turned his skin purple]]. As a side effect though, the chemicals gave him the power of mind manipulation, able to have people believe him or follow his commands without much effort on his part. Now able to take whatever he wanted, Killgrave gave up being a spy, instead taking up a full life of crime.

A master manipulator with purple skin and the power to force others to do his bidding, Zebediah Killgrave is a professional criminal with a long list of nasty habits. He's clashed with Daredevil repeatedly and has always been frustrated by the fact that his commands do not effect the vigilante to the same degree that they do the general populace.
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* DashingHispanic: Matador is trained bullfighters and skilled swordsmen.

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* DashingHispanic: Matador is a trained bullfighters bullfighter and a skilled swordsmen.swordsman.



* ShrinkRay: Made several attempts at stealing one from his former partner, Carl Klaxon.

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* ShrinkRay: Made several attempts at stealing one from his former partner, boss, Carl Klaxon.Kaxton.



A former toy inventer, Vincent Patilio set out to make some money by embarking on a criminal career after he created a pair of electrically-powered jumping coils. Encountering Daredevil, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, a string of comically embarrassing defeats soon followed.

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A former toy inventer, Vincent Patilio set out to make some money by embarking on a criminal career after he created a pair of electrically-powered jumping coils. Encountering Daredevil, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, a string of comically embarrassing defeats soon followed.followed, which caused him to retire eventually. Buford Lange, an abusive father, later found an abandoned Leap-Frog costume, adopted the persona and began robbing small-time businesses. Lange managed to be even more of a loser than his predeccessor though, as he got electrocuted by his own autistic son and fell from a rooftop to his death.



* JerkAss: Lange, petty thief, abusive towards his wife and son.

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* JerkAss: Lange, Lange^ a petty thief, and abusive towards his wife and son.



* FamilyBusiness: She takes it over after Owlsley passes away.

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* FamilyBusiness: In the alternative timeline, She takes it over after Owlsley passes away.



* NotSoHarmlessVillain: In the present she is portrayed as skilled, but not a serious challenge for Daredevil. When she grows up, however, she [[AxCrazy becomes much more dangerous]].
* TakingUpTheMantle: In a story set in the future, she takes up her father's role as the new Owl.
* VillainousLegacy: Especially in the future storyline, where she starts physically modifying herself, much the same way her father did.

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* NotSoHarmlessVillain: In the present she is portrayed as skilled, but not a serious challenge for Daredevil. When she grows up, up in the alternative future, however, she [[AxCrazy becomes much more dangerous]].
* TakingUpTheMantle: In a story set in the alternative future, she takes up her father's role as the new Owl.
* VillainousLegacy: Especially in the alternative future storyline, where she starts physically modifying herself, much the same way her father did.
12th Oct '17 12:02:52 AM trixus
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* AxCrazy

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* AxCrazyAxCrazy: Even before she shows her true color Deadpool found her too crazy for him.



* DarkAndTroubledPast

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* DarkAndTroubledPastDarkAndTroubledPast: Was a former prostitute before Daredevil kicked her out of a window by accident.



* EvilRedhead

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* EvilRedheadTheDreaded: New York's underworld panics when they heard she is coming back, trying to hire any muscles available in case she comes to kill them, one even try calling Bullseye but he didn't pick up the phone.
* EvilRedhead:
5th Sep '17 4:54:54 PM Peteman
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*** Speaking of Wolverine, the Hand brutally averted this one once by ambushing him with enough ninja to cripple his movement and leave him defenseless, allowing the Gorgon to chop his head off. He gets better, then plays the trope straight for six issues of glorious payback that practically wiped the ninja clan out.

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*** Speaking of Wolverine, the Hand brutally averted this one once by ambushing him with enough ninja to cripple his movement and leave him defenseless, allowing the Gorgon to chop his head off. He gets better, then plays the trope straight for six issues of glorious payback that practically wiped the ninja clan out.
4th Aug '17 8:05:15 AM Gregzilla
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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: His fear gas creates this reaction.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: SupernaturalFearInducer: His fear gas creates this reaction. trademark gas.
28th Jul '17 8:55:52 PM FordPrefect
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* NoSell: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, the Kingpin, and Dr. Doom have all proven able to resist his powers. Daredevil's non-conventional senses allow him to concentrate on resisting his commands, Jessica Jones received psionic shielding from Jean Grey, and the Kingpin was able to resist through sheer force of will (albeit with some obvious struggle). Dr. Doom however takes the cake, as he was able to easily ignore his power without any visible effort, all while was connected to a device that amplified his ability to planet-influencing levels.

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* NoSell: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, the Kingpin, and Dr. Doom have all proven able to resist his powers. Daredevil's non-conventional senses allow him to concentrate on resisting his commands, Jessica Jones received psionic shielding from Jean Grey, and the Kingpin was able to resist through sheer force of will (albeit with some obvious struggle). Dr. Doom however takes the cake, as he was able to easily ignore his power without any visible effort, all while he was connected to a device that amplified his ability to planet-influencing levels.



* RoguesGalleryTransplant: He's faced off against S.H.E.I.L.D, The Avengers, and other Marvel folks several times. And to say nothing for Jessica Jones and Luke Cage.

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* RoguesGalleryTransplant: He's faced off against S.H.I.E.I.L.D, The Avengers, and other Marvel folks several times. And to say nothing for Jessica Jones and Luke Cage.
28th Jul '17 9:53:26 AM VagabondPeafowl
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The best assassin in the Marvel Universe, Bullseye is a contract killer with [[ImprobableAimingSkills perfect and lethal aim with any weapon or throwable object]] who has, at various points, been retained by most of Daredevil's biggest adversaries, most notably The Kingpin. After killing both Elektra and Karen Page, and making numerous attempts on the lives of Matt Murdock's other loved ones, Bullseye has ensured he is the one person that Dardevil hates more than Wilson Fisk.

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The best assassin in the Marvel Universe, Bullseye is a contract killer with [[ImprobableAimingSkills perfect and lethal aim with any weapon or throwable object]] who has, at various points, been retained by most of Daredevil's biggest adversaries, most notably The Kingpin. After killing both Elektra and Karen Page, and making numerous attempts on the lives of Matt Murdock's other loved ones, Bullseye has ensured he is the one person that Dardevil Daredevil hates more than Wilson Fisk.
28th Jul '17 9:19:47 AM VagabondPeafowl
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* EyeScream: Gouges Blindspots eyes.

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* EyeScream: Gouges Blindspots Blindspot's eyes.
28th Jul '17 9:14:26 AM VagabondPeafowl
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* DroppedABridgeOnHim / StuffedIntoTheFridge: [[spoiler: Echo was killed by Count Nefaria in the ComicBook/''MoonKnight'' series.]]

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim / StuffedIntoTheFridge: [[spoiler: Echo was killed by Count Nefaria in the ComicBook/''MoonKnight'' ''ComicBook/MoonKnight'' series.]]
28th Jul '17 9:13:10 AM VagabondPeafowl
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* DroppedABridgeOnHim / StuffedIntoTheFridge: [[spoiler: Echo was killed by Count Nefaria in ComicBook/MoonKnight series.]]

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim / StuffedIntoTheFridge: [[spoiler: Echo was killed by Count Nefaria in ComicBook/MoonKnight the ComicBook/''MoonKnight'' series.]]



[[folder: Kirsten [=McDuffy=]]]
!!Kirsten [=McDuffy=]

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[[folder: Kirsten [=McDuffy=]]]
[=McDuffie=]]]
!!Kirsten [=McDuffy=][=McDuffie=]
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