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need to contact Mercedes Valerga for a special project



Date Submitted: 12-Dec-2007
From: Maya Leon Meis
Subject: need to contact Mercedes Valerga for a special project
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Institution/Organization: Cosmopolitan Business Communications

Notice: I am looking for Mercedes Valerga, linguist who studied at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado, graduated in 1974.
We at CBC are looking for her for a special research project. Please notify Mercedes Valerga. Thank you!