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Moira, asteroid 638 (the 638th asteroid to be discovered, on May 5, 1907), is approximately 41 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.5 years. Its name is derived from the Greek word for the Fates. In an astrological chart, Moira’s location by sign and house indicates an area of life that is governed by fate or karma. When afflicted by inharmonious aspects, Moira may show negative karma. When prominent in a chart, it shows an individual whose whole life is fated.


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Moira thinks these awards indicate she has what it takes to be one of the judges on "Idol Philippines."
Retired building society worker Moira said: "I was woken up in the middle of the night with a crash in my bedroom.
In February 2018 Moira staged her first ever concert, which sold out in just four days on its first night.
"When Moira was in hospital, towards the end, I played my music by her bedside.
He added that the he is thankful to Moira for bringing her music to Ilocos and they appreciate it, but they felt bad about Moira's posts.
Moira added: "We've raised about PS1,700 across the two charities so far through JustGiving pages and sponsor forms and people have been happy to show their support.
Moira, 51, is married to Neil, lives in Glenburn and has two grown-up daughters, Gemma and Hayley.
Critique: A deftly crafted and inherently riveting read from beginning to end, "Moira Ashe: Enemy Within" by Brendon Bertram is a simply compelling (and at points spellbinding!) novel by a master storyteller.
A source close to the family said: "Moira's parents weren't told officially about Harcar's move but they are aware that he is now in Slovakia.
In March, 2017, she joined a local WeightWatchers group where she received tips on how to shed pounds Moira has lost 45.5lbs and has dropped three dress sizes in under a year.
February 23 marks the 61st anniversary of tragic Moira's disappearance and her older sibling Janet Hart, 73, fears time is running out for the 11-year-old's remains to be found.