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2-room apt needed for LSA Summer Institute

Date Submitted: 16-Mar-2007
From: Maria Blume
Subject: 2-room apt needed for LSA Summer Institute
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Institution/Organization: University of Texas at El Paso

Notice: I will be teaching at the LSA Summer Institute at Stanford. I need a two bedroom apartment-house from the end of June till the end of July near Stanford. 3 adults and 1 2-year-old. No pets, no smokers.
Please, let me know if you know of anyone wanting to rent.