Old projects will come to an end and new ones will take their place. Take what you have learned and apply it elsewhere.
A long-standing problem will be solved and everyone will enjoy the triumph. Things will be better for all concerned, especially close friends and family. And now that you have found a solution, it is time to put it into action and begin the next phase of your plan.
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