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Thursday - November 07, 2013

From: Fort Worth, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: User Comments
Title: Response to previous answer from Ft. Worth TX
Answered by: Barbara Medford

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What email can I respond to Barbara Medford QUESTION:

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We are sorry, but we publish no personal e-mail addresses in order to protect the privacy of both questioner and Mr. Smarty Plants Team Member. If you wish to comment on a previous answer you will go through the same procedure as you did submitting your last question. The same team member may or may not answer your new question but all the team members usually read all of the questions and answers.

 

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