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Spoiler:
Britannica wrote:
Samantha Smith, in full Samantha Reed Smith, byname America’s Youngest Ambassador, (born June 29, 1972, Houlton, Maine, U.S.—died August 25, 1985, Auburn, Maine), American peace activist and child actress, celebrated for giving children around the world a voice in the volatile Cold War during the 1980s.

In December 1982, when she was 10 years old, Smith wrote a letter to the new leader of the Soviet Union, Yury Andropov.

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In a December 1983 speech at the International Children’s Symposium in Kōbe, Japan, she suggested that U.S. and Soviet leaders exchange granddaughters for two weeks every year, because a leader would not want to bomb a country that “his granddaughter was visiting.”
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Sa ... he%201980s
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Stirling?

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Rob Lister wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:43 am Stirling?
Probably but it's difficult to be sure: the thing is a kind of novelty item (!) – you can buy a copy from Amazon – so the Web is full of meaningless blather, and some say "steam" (which I doubt as it would take longer to start).





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