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Apricots When I was a boy apricots were small and sweet, no bigger than a golf ball. At market recently imagine my surprise to find apricots of near tennis ball size! The modern culprit was as I suspected, “growth hormones” had been injected. And then this thought with sudden fear: What if I ate these apricots for a year, was there a danger that my normal height of five-feet-three would jump to six-feet-eight and, of greater concern to my vanity, would my weight bloat proportionately?

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Date: 8/2/2020 7:51:00 PM
I say eat them all and see. Then send me a text so I know what to do. I am 5 foot 2 and would love to be six foot eight!
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Date: 7/30/2020 2:55:00 PM
lol am glad to say the apricots i buy are small and perfectly formed ... just like me lol:-) hugs jan xx
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