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Today is an exciting day! I have officially reached 10,000 views since my blog began at the beginning of this month. This blog has humble beginnings and it's mission statement is still the same: tell the beautiful stories of the Lord of the Rings Online.

I hope each and every one of you who visits this site continues to find joy and amusement from my, and SSG's, work!

Thank you for everything!

- Gonz, aka the Bearded Minstrel
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