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  • Throughout the middle ages, moreover, the word alba was somewhat loosely used.
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  • Both the alb and its name are derived ultimately from the tunica alba, the white tunic, which formed part of the ordinary dress of Roman citizens under the Empire.
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  • The chief trees of the country are the aspen (Populus tremuloides), the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), oak (Quercus alba), elm (Ulmus Americana), and many varieties of willow.
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  • On the one side we find Vercelli, Novara, Milan, Lodi, Bergamo, Brescia, Mantua, Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Treviso, Bologna, Faenza, Modena, Reggio, Parma, Piacenza; on the other, Pavia, Genoa, Alba, Cremona, Como, Tortona, Asti, Cesarea.
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  • P. alba suffers much from the ravages of wood-eating larvae, and also from fungoid growths, especially where the branches have been removed by pruning or accident.
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  • The Latin colony of Alba Fucens near the north-west corner of the lake was founded in the adjoining Aequian territory in 303, so that from the beginning of the 3rd century the Marsians were in touch with a Latin-speaking community, to say nothing of the Latin colony of Carsioli (298 B.C.) farther west.
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  • The white spruce (Picea alba), sometimes met with in English plantations, is a tree of lighter growth than the black spruce, the branches being more widely apart; the foliage is of a light glaucous green; the small light-brown cones are more slender and tapering than in P. nigra, and the scales have even edges.
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  • The name Albanus Mons is also used generally of the Alban group of hills in which there seem to have been some remains of volcanic activity in early Roman times, which covered the early necropolis of Alba Longa, and occasionally produced showers of stones, e.g.
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  • Some of these are: Jack pine (Pinus Banksiana), Rocky Mountain pine (Pinus flexilis), black pine (Pinus Murrayana), white spruce (Picea alba), black spruce (Picea nigra), Engelman's spruce (Picea Engelmanni), mountain balsam (Abies subalpina), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), mountain larch (Larix Lyallis).
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  • Some interesting manoeuvres now took place, Wellington moving parallel and close to Marmont, but more to the north, making for the fords of Aldea Lengua and Santa Marta on the Tormes nearer to Salamanca, and being under the belief that the Spaniards held the castle and ford at Alba on that river.
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  • About the 6th century the long tunica alba went out of fashion in civil life, but it was retained in the services of the Church and developed into the various forms of the liturgical alb (q.v.) and surplice (q.v.).
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  • Taking magnesia alba, which he distinguished from limestone with which it had previously been confused, he showed that on being heated it lost weight owing to the escape of this fixed air (named carbonic acid by Lavoisier in 1781), and that the weight was regained when the calcined product was made to reabsorb the fixed air with which it had parted.
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  • It occupies the site of the ancient Alba.
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  • Alba was the birthplace of the emperor Pertinax.
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  • Messalla restored the road between Tusculum and Alba, and many handsome buildings were due to his initiative.
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  • Of the long-billed paradise birds the most remarkable is that known as the "twelve-wired" (Seleucides alba), its delicate yellow plumes, twelve of which are transformed into wire-like bristles.
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  • During the war between Rome and Alba Longa it was agreed that the issue should depend on a combat between the two families.
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  • In southern Italy, probably under Greek influence, and in Milan (where the custom still survives) the diaconal stole was put on over the dalmatic. Similarly in Spain and Gaul, anterior to the Carolingian age, the stole was worn by deacons over the alba or outer tunic.
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  • Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.
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  • His successful wars with Alba, Fidenae and Veii shadow forth the earlier conquests of Latian territory and the first extension of the Roman domain beyond the walls of Rome.
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  • It was during his reign that the combat between the Horatii and Curiatii, the representatives of Rome and Alba, took place.
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  • The distinctive event of this reign is the destruc tion of Alba, which may be regarded as an historical fact.
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  • Its name, though probably of Indian origin, is sometimes written Turrialba, and connected with the Latin Turris Alba, " White Tower."
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  • His family was of patrician rank and traced a legendary descent from lulus, the founder of Alba g Y, Longa, son of Aeneas and grandson of Venus and Anchises.
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  • After thirty years he left Lavinium, and founded Alba Longa.
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  • He was led in triumph through Rome, and died in captivity at Alba Fucens.
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  • Valentin prepared magnesia alba from the mother liquors obtained in the manufacture of nitre.
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  • Magnesia alba, a white bulky precipitate obtained by adding sodium carbonate to Epsom salts,is a mixture of Mg(CO 3 H) (OH) 2H 2 O,Mg(CO 3 H) (OH) and Mg(OH) 2.
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  • At this time the city was probably under the hegemony of Alba Longa, then the head of the Latin League.
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  • It is asserted, too, that some of the earliest tombs of the necropolis of Alba Longa were found beneath a stratum of peperino.
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  • But by far the most important of these extinct cities was Alba, on the lake to which it gave its name, which was, according to universally received tradition, the parent of Rome, as well as of numerous other cities within the limits of Latium, including Gabii, Fidenae, Collatia, Nomentum and other well-known towns.
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  • Whether or not this tradition deserves to rank as historical, it appears certain that at a still earlier period there existed a confederacy of thirty towns, of which Alba was the supreme head.
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  • This earlier league was doubtless broken up by the fall of Alba; it was probably the increasing power of the Volsci and Aequi that led to the formation of the later league, including all the more powerful cities of Latium, as well as to the alliance concluded by them with the Romans in the consulship of Spurius Cassius (493 B.C.).
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  • Alba, the boundary of Roman territory was at the Fossae Cluiliae, 5 m.
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  • The southern road, the Via Valeria led to Carsioli and Alba Fucens (founded as Latin colonies respectively in 2 9 8 and 303 B.C.), and the northern (afterwards the Via Flaminia 4) to Narnia (founded as a Latin colony in 2 99 B.C.).
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  • The lower part of it (up to about 6000 ft.) consists chiefly of forests of evergreen pines (Pines nigricans), the upper (up to about 6800 ft.) of birchwoods (Betula alba).
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  • The white walnut (Juglans alba) or hickory is common in North America, and is very tough, hard and elastic. The black walnut (Juglans nigra) is also native to America.
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  • The place was connected by road with Alba Pompeia and Augusta Taurinorum.
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  • It was devastated by the Samnites, was one of the 12 Latin colonies that refused in 209 B.C. to provide more soldiers, and was in 186 used as a state prison, like Alba and Setia.
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  • In the Second Punic war Alba at first remained faithful, but afterwards refused to send contingents and was punished.
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  • A very good description of the site, with plans, is given by C. Promis, L'Antichita di Alba Fucense (Rome, 1836).
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  • In the North American area Picea alba, P. nigra, Larix americana, Abies balsamea (balsam fir), Thuja canadensis (hemlock spruce), Pinus Strobus (Weymouth pine), Thuja occidentalis (white cedar), Taxus canadensis are characteristic species.
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  • In the early part of his reign he appears, in agreement with the Turkish sultan and the king of Poland, turning out the Hungarian vassal, the ferocious Vlad, from the Walachian throne, and annexing the coast cities of Kilia and Cetatea Alba or Byelgorod, the Turkish Akkerman.
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  • A hold was obtained on the country by the occupation of various fortresses on Moldavian soil with the surrounding territory - in 1538 Cetatea Alba, in 1592 Bender, in 1702 Chotim (Khotin).
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  • It was divided into four provinces: that of Budzak, inhabited by the Nogai Tatars; that of Cetatea Alba, the Greek Monkastron, a strongly fortified place; and those of Ismaila and Kilia.
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  • It is under their orders and often at their expense that the first Slavonic printing-presses were established in places like Kronstadt (Brashov) Oratia, Sasz-Shebesh and Belgrad (Alba Julia, in Transylvania)where Slavonic and Rumanian books appeared.
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  • Confirmation of this may be found in Cicero's description (Pro Milone, 85) of the destruction of the shrines and sacred groves of Alba by the construction of Clodius's villa, in the local application of the adjective Albanus, and in the position of Castel Gandolfo itself, which exactly suits Livy's description.
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  • The view that the modern Albano occupies the site of Alba Longa was commonly held in the 15th and 16th centuries, but was disproved by P. Cluver (1624).
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  • But it is certain that no city took the place of Alba Longa until comparatively late times.
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  • Forster in 1788 (Enchiridion, p. 37) conferred upon it, from its snowy plumage, the name Chionis, which has most properly received general acceptance, though in the same year the compiler Gmelin termed the genus Vaginalis, as a rendering of Pennant's English name, and the species alba.
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  • It has thus become the Chionis alba of ornithology.
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  • The form of the bill's "sheath" in the two species is also quite different, for in C. alba it is almost level throughout, while in C. minor it rises in front like the pommel of a saddle.
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  • The Latin colonies of Alba Fucens (304 B.C.) and Carsioli (298 B.C.) must have spread the use of Latin (or what passed as such) all over the district; through it lay the chief (and for some time the only) route (Via Valeria) to Luceria and the south.
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  • In plants, as Nymphaea alba, where a spiral arrangement of the floral leaves occurs, it is not easy to say where the calyx ends and the corolla begins, as these two whorls pass insensibly into each other.
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  • Yarrell proved conclusively that Donovan's opinion was founded upon an error; unfortunately he contented himself with comparing whitebait with the shad only, and in the end adopted the opinion of the Thames fishermen, whose interest it was to represent it as a distinct adult form; thus the whitebait is introduced into Yarrell's History of British Fishes (1836) as Clupea alba.
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  • African Spoonbill Platalea alba - One or two seen at Amboseli 28.
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  • Care is taken not to enter the peritoneal cavity by keeping in a plane just deep to the linea alba.
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  • I think it was Jessica alba but I could be totally wrong about it.
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  • I. decora f. alba Flowers white, slightly more hardy.
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  • He was noted for his lecture-demonstrations, many of them based on his latest and ongoing researches on magnesia alba and heat effects.
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  • Entries in Irish annals tell of internal disputes within Alba.
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  • Jessica alba but I could be totally wrong about it.
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  • Here was a trilingual poet who explicitly celebrated " Alba nan Gaidheal ' s nan Gall " .
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  • There are around 50 mature pollard White Willow Salix alba growing on Sheep's Green.
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  • The silver poplar, alba populus, is so called because its leaves are white on one side, green on the other.
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  • Posted by: Alba Jun 26 2006, 10:00 AM What an incoherent ramble!
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  • The Salix alba (white willow, withe, withy) contains salicin, which is converted to salicylic acid in the body.
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  • A Lapland Bunting passed over at the Bill, where the bulk of visible passage otherwise consisted of Linnets and alba wagtails.
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  • Nymphaea alba (Castalia alba) is common in some parts of Britain, as is also the yellow Nuphar luteum (Nymphaea lutea).
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  • But as late as the 9th and 10th centuries the alba is still an everyday as well as a liturgical garment, and we find bishops and synods forbidding priests to sing mass in the alba worn by them in ordinary life (see Braun, p. 62).
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  • Of the European kinds one of the most important and best marked forms is the white poplar or abele, P. alba, a tree of large size, with rounded spreading head and curved branches, which, like the trunk, are covered with a greyish white bark, becoming much furrowed on old stems. The leaves are ovate or nearly round in general outline, but with deeply waved, more or less lobed and indented margins and cordate base; the upper side is of a dark green tint, but the lower surface is clothed with a dense white down, which likewise covers the young shoots - giving, with the bark, a hoary aspect to the whole tree.
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  • A nearly related form, which may be regarded as a sub-species, canescens, the grey poplar of the nurseryman, is distinguished from the true abele by its smaller, less deeply cut leaves, which are grey on the upper side, but not so hoary beneath as those of P. alba; the pistil has eight stigma lobes.
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  • Aquatic plants with floating leaves: Lemna spp., Hydrochcrris Morsus-ranae, Castalia (Nympliaea) alba.
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  • Heterophylly is rather common among aquatic plants, and is well seen in several aquatic species of Ranunculus, many species of Potamogelon, Sagittaria sagittifolia, Scir pus lacusiris, Castalia (Nymphaea) alba, Hippuris vulgaris, Callitriche spp., Sium latifolium.
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  • The lady is promised to him if he will go to learn chivalry of Domnall the Soldierly and the amazon Scathach in Alba.
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  • On the 15th of July 1812, Marmont, after a feint against Wellington's left, suddenly, by a forced march, turned his right, and made rapidly towards the fords of Huerta and Alba on the Tormes.
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  • These investigations, by which Black not only gave a great impetus to the chemistry of gases by clearly indicating the exi stence of a gas distinct from common air, but also anticipated La voisier and modern chemistry by his appeal to the balance, were described in the thesis De humore acido a cibis orto, et magnesia alba, which he presented for his doctor's degree in°1754; and a fuller account of them was read before the Medical Society of Edinburgh in June 1755, and published in the following year as Experiments upon magnesia, quicklime and some other alkaline substances.
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  • How far, however, this rule was strictly observed, and what was the relation of the Roman dalmatic to the diaconal alba and subdiaconal tunica, which were in liturgical use in Gaul and Spain so early as the 6th century, are moot points (see Braun, p. 252).
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  • Of deciduous trees the sycamore, wych-elm, horse-chestnut, beech, lime, plane and poplar may be used, - the abele or white poplar, Populus alba, being one of the most rapidgrowing of all trees, and, like other poplars, well suited for nursing other choicer subjects; while of evergreens, the holm oak, holly, laurel (both common and Portugal), and such conifers as the Scotch, Weymouth and Austrian pines, with spruce and (South.) silver firs and yews, are suitable.
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  • Alba decided to take a self-defense so that she would be able to overpower anyone who came at her.
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  • Bravado! nursing bras-You don't have to be a celebrity to purchase this bra, although several celebrity moms, such as Angelina Jolie and Jessica Alba, are proud wearers of this product.
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  • Jessica Alba and Cash Warren arranged a hush-hush ceremony in 2008 when they married at the Beverly Hills courthouse, with no family or friends in attendance.
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  • Jessica Alba, star of TV and silver screen, is often lauded as much for her killer figure as for her acting roles.
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  • Jessica Marie Alba was born April 28, 1981 in Pomona, California to Mark Alba and Cathy Jensen.
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  • Alba's spent much of her childhood suffering from various illnesses, including several bouts of pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, tonsil cysts, and on two occasions, a collapsed lung.
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  • Recently, Alba has also claimed to have faced obsessive-compulsive disorder as a child.
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  • Alba expressed an interest in acting at a young age and began taking acting classes at age 12.
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  • The 1993 film Camp Nowhere was Alba's big screen debut.
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  • Throughout her high school years, Alba had roles in The Secret Life of Alex Mack, the new Flipper TV series, Beverly Hills 90210, commercials for Nintendo and J.C.Penny's, the new Love Boat, and several indie films, among others.
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  • After high school, Alba won roles in increasingly successful feature films - 1999's Never Been Kissed, and 2000's Idle Hands, but it was her starring role in the TV series Dark Angel that propelled her to stardom.
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  • Alba was selected by show creator James Cameron out of 1,200 hopefuls for the part of Max Guevera - the so called "genetically enhanced superhuman prototype" around whom the show's plot revolved.
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  • The series only ran for two seasons but was hugely popular and made Alba a household name.
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  • Since the end of Dark Angel, Alba has gone on to continued success on the big screen, with roles in Honey, Sin City, The Fantastic Four, and Into The Blue.
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  • Alba has also frequently been frustrated by speculation over her racial heritage.
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  • Jessica Alba has been dating fellow actor Cash Warren since January, 2005.
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  • Jessica Alba has three tattoos - the Sanskrit word for "lotus" on her wrist, a bow on her lower back, and a daisy and ladybird on the back her neck.
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  • Alba was previously engaged to Michael Weatherly, her Dark Angel co-star.
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  • Playboy magazine's March 2006 issue featured Alba on the cover - a move to which she objected, since it suggested that she appeared nude in the magazine.
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  • The selection of dolls to dress includes paper dolls inspired by actors like Ashton Kutcher and Tom Cruise, actresses like Jessica Alba and Angelina Jolie, and singers like 50 Cent and Britney Spears.
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  • If you would like to see Hilary Duff as a brunette or Jessica Alba as a punked-out rocker with pink highlights, visit I-Dressup.com.
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  • Jessica Alba entered the world in 1981 destined to make her mark.
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  • Celebrity home owners in this collection include Jessica Alba, Brad Pitt, and Julia Roberts.
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  • Actress Jessica Alba and her on-again, off-again boyfriend Cash Warren have announced they are expecting a baby this spring.
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  • Over the years, Alba has been working hard in Hollywood to become the well-known actress she is today.
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  • Now, just about everyone knows who Jessica Alba is, but just who is this Cash Warren guy anyway?
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  • Although the two have talked about marriage in the past, there have been no comments as to whether Warren and Alba will wed before or after the baby is born.
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  • Jessica Alba and Cash Warren said their "I do's" in a secret ceremony that not even her brother was privy to.
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  • Expectant parents Jessica Alba and Cash Warren didn't want the news to leak to the press about their wedding ceremony, so the bride and groom didn't even tell their family about the pending nuptials.
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  • Even though Jessica Alba once emphatically commented that she would not be getting married while pregnant, Alba's publicist confirmed the couple married at a Beverly Hills courthouse on Monday, May 20.
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  • Alba chose to forgo the celebrity wedding de rigueur Vera Wang dress.
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  • Jessica Alba and husband of three weeks, Cash Warren, welcomed their baby girl over the weekend of June 6, 2008.
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  • Alba claims that she and her husband have not been made any offers for the usually much paparazzi-coveted celebrity baby pictures.
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  • Alba has never claimed that she was planning on selling her daughter's pictures, but in a recent interview with the New York Daily News she stated that she really hadn't gotten any offers for snapshots of her newborn.
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  • Jessica Alba and Cash Warren - Were paid $1 million for photos of Honor.
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  • Jessica Alba: She's come a long way since starring on TV's Dark Angel.
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  • Not surprisingly, the lithe and exotic Alba often lands on men's lists of sexy celebrity women.
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  • Jessica Alba - She normally plays the gorgeous woman in movies like Little Fockers.
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  • Kinds thriving in leaf soil and sandy peat, with broken bits of sandstone:-G. alba, Bigelowi, ciliata, frigida, Freyniana, Froelichii, Kurroo, Parryi, pumila, Wallichiana, Weschniakowi.
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  • A. spicata (common Baneberry or Herb Christopher), A. racemosa (black Snakeroot), A. alba (white Baneberry), having white berries with red stalks, and one or two American forms of the common Baneberry are in cultivation.
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  • B. alba is a pretty white-flowered variety.
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  • Coccinea, W. iridifolia, W. rosea alba, W. humilis, W. angusta (also known as W. fulgida), and W. aletroides.
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  • The white Watsonia (W. alba) is a lovely plant, flowering in early summer.
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  • N. insignis has sky-blue flowers, and its varieties are grandiflora, alba, purpurea-rubra, and striata.
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  • Its varieties are coelestis (sky-blue margin), oculata (pale blue and black centre), and alba nigra (white and black centre).
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  • I. umbellata nana rosea and alba are two of the most distinct, being about 9 inches high; the dark crimson, carmine, lilac, and purple sorts, about 1 foot high, are also fine.
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  • N. atriplicifolia has beautiful and very showy blue flowers with a white centre, and there is a white variety (N. a. alba).
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  • The flowers of the several varieties of D. pulchella differ in color, the best variety being alba (white), rubra (red) and atro-purpurea (dark purple).
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  • There are pretty white and pink forms, alba and rosea, and a more vigorous one, speciosa, with larger flowers of deeper purple color.
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  • B. australis, exaltata, and alba are the best-known kinds, and should be placed in the mixed border in any garden soil, but their value is not high.
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  • Var. alba has been spoken highly of in the United States, but I have never seen it.
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  • The variety alba has flowers wholly white, and there are two forms of the plant in cultivation, one with shorter racemes.
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  • There is a white variety (alba) useful for cutting.
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  • The variety alba is a beautiful form with white flowers.
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  • There are many varieties single and double, white and blue or purple among them, and worth a place-Daisy Hill moerheimi, Alba grandiflora maxima, Pallida grandiflora, and Felham Beauty, a handsome single blue, are the best.
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  • The deep violet flowers are very showy, and there are also white (alba), deep purple (atro-purpurea), and rosy-purple (rosea) varieties.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Odorata Rosacea--A - od form coming near exquisita but more vigorous, with bright rosy flowers about 4 inches across, paling to salmon-yellow towards the crown of golden stamens; petals narrow and pointed.
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  • There are several varieties, including a white one (A. p. alba), which requires protection.
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  • R. pinnata alba is a distinct wild form, with a leaf effect resembling that of R. aesculifolia.
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  • A fine form is S. o. p. maxima, with lovely light rose blossoms as large as a shilling; while S. o. alba has white flowers, in pleasing contrast to other varieties.
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  • S. b. alba, a pretty ivory-white form, has flowers not larger than those of the type.
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  • Calceolaria Alba - One of the most attractive, with narrow dark green leaves, slightly toothed.
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  • The varieties cardinalis (bright crimson-purple), coerulea (bluish), alba (white), Dunnetti (rose), splendens (scarlet), picta elegans (crimson-purple, edged with white), and a dwarf variety, nana, about 9 inches high, are desirable.
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  • The whiite water lily (Nymphaea Alba) is found in many parts of England and throughout Europe to Siberia.
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  • N. alba minor, a small-flowered variety with blooms of great purity, and prettily incurved.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Andreana - Bears cup-shaped flowers of brick-red color shaded with orange, and held well above the water.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Arc-En-Ciel - A distinct hybrid with blending shades of pale salmon streaked with rose, and crimson spotted sepals.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Arethusa - A plant of strong growth and very free, coming near Laydekeri fulgens in its bright crimson color, but larger in flower and more robust.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Atropurpurea - One of the darkest of all, with very large flowers of deep port-wine color, with pale yellow stamens and petals incurved at the tips.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Aurora - So named from its changing tints, which vary from a pale rosy-yellow on opening, to orange or reddish tones on the third day, different plants showing much variation in depth of color.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Carrisbrooki - A new kind raised in California, and described as bearing flowers of bright flesh pink, and fragrant.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Chrysantha - A handsome kind of medium growth, and deep yellow flowers passing to orange-red, with a cluster of bright red stamens; leaves edged and marbled with bronze.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Colossea - Very large in leaf and flower, blooming with the earliest and lasting well into the autumn.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Froebeli - An improved form of the Swedish Water-Lily raised at Zurich, and of deeper color and stronger growth.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Fulva - Bears medium-sized star-shaped flowers, curiously incurved at the tips of the petals, and sweetly scented.
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  • Nymphaea Alba James Brydon - A distinct sort with flowers of 4 to 6 inches wide, of a soft rose-crimson; petals finely rounded and curving inwards, with a paler, silvery sheen beneath, and stamens of bright orange.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Laydekeri Fulgens - A flower of fine color and cupped, the rounded petals of crimson-purple showing paler within and enclosing a cluster of vivid red stamens.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Laydekeri Lilacea - Very free in its small flowers of soft rosy-lilac tipped with clear pink, their color deepening to rosy-crimson on the third day.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Laydekeri Purpurata - A telling flower, larger than others in this group, and very shapely with its long pointed petals.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Laydekeri Rosea - One of the most useful of hardy Water-Lilies, with fragrant, pale pink flowers, passing through several shades to deep rose as they fade away.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Lucida - With massive flowers opening starwise and rosy-vermilion in color, paling towards the edges and the tips of the petals and deepening towards the cluster of orange stamens.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Odorata Caroliniana - The leaves are green above and red beneath, and though nearly a foot across when fully grown, the plant is only of moderate growth and not too vigorous for a tank.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Odorata Exquisita - Finely-shaped rosy-carmine flowers of medium size, with narrow, pointed petals and golden stamens; they are the darkest of this group, and stand well out of the water.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Odorata Rosea - The Cape Cod Water-Lily-a plant of moderate vigour, with petals of a uniform bright rose color with yellow stamens, and fragrant.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Odorata Sulphurea - A beautiful plant, distinct from all other kinds in the cactus-shape of its flowers.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Robinsoni - A star-like flower of distinct color, a reddish-purple deepening towards the centre, which shows traces of an orange ground, paling again towards the tips of the petals.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Seignoureti - One of the older hybrids, its color being indistinct.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Tuberosa - The vigorous Water-Lily of the United States, thriving in deep water, lifting its flowers high out of the water, and spreading rapidly by long tuberous offsets.
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  • Nymphaea Alba William Doogue - An American hybrid with large flowers of soft pink, very broad in petal, much cupped, and evenly colored throughout.
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  • Nymphaea Alba William Falconer - A flower of striking color, one of the best dark Water-Lilies.
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  • Alba Botanica makes a variety of organic shaving aids, including both cream and foam formulations.
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  • Alba Botanica - This water-resistant sunscreen is 30 SPF, hypoallergenic and 100% vegetarian with no animal testing.
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  • Made from the red wine grape Barbera, which is grown around Alba, the deep red wine is highly acidic with mild tannins.
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  • Andrea Faccio is Villa Giada's winemaker, located high in the Piemonte hills midway between Asti and Alba.
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  • If you look better with shorter hair, try a slightly above-the-shoulder bob and wear it wavy, like Zoe Saldano or Jessica Alba.
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  • Or by adding wisps of yellow, buttery highlights throughout your hair, you'll add shine, enhance your eyes and make your skin glow like Jessica Alba and Naomi Watts.
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  • The only woman in the Fantastic Four movie quartet made headlines when it was announced: the Jessica Alba pregnancy.
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  • Although Jessica Alba had been acting for a number of years before Dark Angel, this series propelled her into national stardom.
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  • The tabloids haven't taken any time off, of course, and are reporting any Jessica Alba pregnant news they can.
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  • Just a couple of months after Jessica Alba's pregnancy was confirmed in the media, rumors buzzed about whether or not she's expecting twins.
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  • If Jessica Alba is expecting twins, she's in good company: Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony welcomed two bundles of joy early in 2008 and Angelina Jolie and husband Brad Pitt are also reportedly expecting twins as well.
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  • Many men's publications reported Jessica Alba's pregnancy news with some disappointment, but the guys out there who love her should remember that pregnancy is only a temporary condition.
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  • Now, Ashley Paige sports a client list, including Lindsay Lohan, Fergie and Jessica Alba, that would make any fashion designer jealous.
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  • When Jessica Alba starred in the TV show Dark Angel, her sexuality seemed to draw audiences more than the strength of the program.
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  • In 2005, anyone lusting for Jessica Alba bikini pictures received a bonanza when she starred in the film Into the Blue, in which she played a diver and wore almost nothing except bikinis through the entire film.
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  • Alba is very adamant about not posing naked, and she was upset that the magazine made it seem that she had done a photo spread for them.
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  • Alba has no problem wearing bikinis, though, much to the delight of her many fans.
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  • The most recent candid shots of her to be posted all over the Internet were snapped not long after the birth of their daughter Honor when Alba was on holiday with husband Cash Warren.
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  • One of her fervent fans was so excited at the prospect of new Jessica Alba bikini shots, he posted a series of pre-baby bikini pictures and invited people to vote on their favorite.
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  • The images included one in which Alba mixes a purple bandeau tied at the back with a gold bottom that has large brass rings at the hips that produced a very sexy look.
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  • Alba seems to often mix and match bikini tops and bottoms in much the same way her character did in Into the Blue.
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  • While this is not the stuff of most professional bikini photographs, it is fun and trendy, and on it always works Jessica Alba.
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  • Alba's devotion to causes has also gotten her in some trouble.
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  • Alba apologized for upsetting people, but she still stands as an inspiration.
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  • It is a favorite among celebrities such as Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Aniston, Molly Sims, Ashlee Simpson and Sienna Miller.
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  • Stars like Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba, Kelly Clarkson and Kristen Bell have all been captured by paparazzi sporting zebra bikinis and they look just as sexy as you can in these two-piece stunners!
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  • Zsa Zsa Gabor and Felipe De Alba made it one whole day in 1982.
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  • The show features interviews with celebrities including Jessica Alba, Hugh Hefner and Eric Roberts.
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  • Kutcher's meager output for 2010 isn't anything compared to the array of flicks that won Jessica Alba the Worst Supporting Actress Razzie.
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  • Spotted in Kenneth Cole attire or carrying the bags lately were Jessica Alba, Sharon Stone, Teri Hatcher and Molly Sims--all looking absolutely stunning.
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  • Mezlan Alba: A trendy loafer with a slightly pointy finish, this shoe is perfect for urban wear.
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  • Alba: This style is similar to the Stinger but has vintage style straps and buttons across the back.
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  • A variation is the Alba Crackle, which is available in black and chocolate and has a crackled finish.
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  • Jessica Alba has a number of small tattoos on different parts of her body.
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  • Drew Barrymore recommends enjoying favorite foods, and simply eating less of them, whereas Jessica Alba extols a more structured regimen of produce, lean sources of protein, and the avoidance of sugar and carbohydrates.
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  • Celebrities like them too, with Jessica Alba, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ashlee Simpson and Anne Hathaway all singing the praises of Spanx.
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  • In 2005, Jessica Alba portrayed Sue Storm in the big screen adaption and again in the sequel.
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  • Dermalogica Ultra Sensitive Face Block, Castalia All-Natural Face and Body Milk, Alba Botanical Facial Sunscreen, and Murad Perfecting Day Cream are just a few of the facial sun care creams available.
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  • Alba Botanica is renowned for its vast collection of skin, bath, body, hair and sun products.
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  • Pityriasis Alba: Often mistaken for tinea versicolor, this condition is a mild form of eczema that is most commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents with allergies or asthma.
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  • The word "alba" is actually derived from the Latin word "albus," which means white.
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