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Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!
Quotation

Part of me? Thrilled. Part of me? Terrified. Most of me? Thrillified.

— Star Trek director J.J. Abrams, describing his feelings about Disney’s plans to make at least three more Star Wars movies.