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[[Image:Kent Rasmussen Pipe05.jpg|thumb|300px|Featured Pipe, [[Kent Rasmussen]], courtesy Lars Kiel]][[Image:JAlan.jpg|thumb|300px|Featured Pipe, [[J. Alan Pipes]], 2009 Best of Show]]
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