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Erik

 

a Turkish term used in the southern European part of the USSR for a channel that connects a river or a separate branch with a flooded lake or flooded lakes with each other. The term also refers to a hollow for one of the temporary streams formed on a flood plain whenever a river overflows.

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Following the teen's death, reports swirled that Eric Chase was under "emotional torture" due to his dad's sexting scandal.
Eight people were killed in the 1983 Orly Airport bombing in Paris, and it was only because he ducked behind a pillar to get to his bag that Eric survived - despite standing immediately in front of the bomber in the queue.
Mr Mullin said he and Eric were the only two in the group with standing tickets for the Leppings Lane and they got to the entrance at about 2.
And Thornaby-born Eric, who was honoured by the Football Association in 2011 for his 50 "plus" years' devotion to the game, was thrilled to be the only football-related recipient on the day he attended Buckingham Palace with his wife Anne, son Derek and daughter-in-law Christine.
But he was exposed as a thief in 2012, when CCTV caught Eric stealing three computer monitors from the courthouse and misusing law library funds.
But in an amazing turnaround, Eric forgave his one–time abuser and went on to write his best–selling book The Railway Man, which detailed the atrocious abuse he suffered at the hands of the Japanese.
Eric, at 6'4," gradually gained weight until he blew up to 510 pounds.
Eric stood on the Bob Bank during the glory years of the 1950s and 1960s when Ninian Park drew crowds of more than 50,000.
Eric entered into a lease with the landlord in September, 2010.
Danny said of game two, "It was Eric who kept us in the game, but I really stepped it up when we were tied at 9.