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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2007 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 1, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/12744/show/12560.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2007 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/12744/show/12560

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2007 - Student Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/12744/show/12560.

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Title Houstonian 2007
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Title Student Life
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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