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7 This reaffirms the exception to the failure rule noted above and in the original edition of this book in 1977.
8 “The 2009 Inc. 500: The Demographics,” Inc. Magazine, www.inc.com/magazine/20090901/the-2009-inc-500-the-demographics.html.