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3. Copies of any material include MCAR's copyright notice.

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Jurisdiction and Choice of Law. This agreement and all claims or issues regarding this Web site, shall be governed according to the laws of the State of Minnesota. Any legal action concerning these Terms or this Web site must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the State of Minnesota.

"Being adopted is like being a piece of cheese. There are so many holes in you."
 -Erik, 12