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Mam

 

an Indian people living in Guatemala and Mexico. Total population, approximately 270,000 (1969, estimate). The Mam language is related to the Mayan group. The Mam religion represents a mixture of Catholicism and strong survivals of ancient beliefs (worship of the “masters of the mountains” and the like). The chief occupations of the Mam are farming, livestock breeding, and seasonal work as hired laborers on coffee plantations.

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"But I'm 31 now, I understand that my mam does know best and that everything she does for me and all the advice she gives that I used to fight against when I was younger is all coming from the best place.
My mam 'hung on' all night and the police got her to the hospital at 9.50am, she squeezed my sister's hand and went five minutes later.
MAM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all donations are tax- deductible to full extent of the law.
In order to analyze the compatibility of both amines (BA or 3DCM) with the toughening agents (MAM or MAM-N), blends of DGEBA-BA, and DGEBA-3DCM containing 5 wt% of a block copolymer were prepared and cured as described in the Experimental section.
Good night, God bless Mam. Love, Anthony and Barbara.
Mam Cita was from Iloilo, with a strong sense of urbanidad.
The shelved project was intended to transform MAM into a prominent global scientific research center.
MAM improves workgroup collaboration and also automates many functions associated with multi-platform distribution.
Deepest sympathy to all our Cousins on the sad loss of your Mam. (Ours is just a simple prayer for God to keep you in His care.
"What's for dinner mam?" "Three jumps round the table." Come in upset, and you can bet, "It'll all come out right in the wash."
ANORTH Tyneside family has been back to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for their elderly mam before she passed away earlier this year.
Somaly Mam grew up orphaned in a tiny community, a speck of cleared land with bamboo huts in the wooded hills of northeastern Cambodia.