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And never before, not even [[strikethrough]] xxxx [[/strikethrough]] during the [[/strikethrough]] testing [[/strikethrough]] ^[[the first suspense-fraught tests]] of the twin-beam [[strikethrough]] radio beam [[/strikethrough]] radio beacon, had there been a flight so full of palpitating expectation.  But as [[strikethrough]] [[?]][[/strikethrough]] ^[[moments grew into hours]] and there was no sign of anything unusual, the tension relaxed. [['no paragraph symbol]] Wolfridge station had passed hours ago.  Then, over the horizon, a glow grew.  Could [[strikethrough]] that glow [[/strikethrough]] ^[[it]] be Sweet Lake Field?
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