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resumption
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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  • Only when he'd resumed normal breathing did he announce his opinion of the room's occupant—as either happy or unhappy with the academy; as possibly troubled by distant events at home, or in the past.
    p. 159.1
  • Less than a month after the New Year—after we had resumed our bombing of North Vietnam and Operation Rolling Thunder was back on target—Mrs. Hoyt created her disturbance in the office of the Gravesend local draft board, choosing to use their bulletin board to advertise that she would give free draft-counseling advice in her home—sessions in how to evade the draft.
    p. 474.2

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