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    Speaker Information 1: Nation?

    Speaker Information 2: Ethnolinguistic group?

    Speaker Information 3: Gender?

    Speaker Information 4: Age Range?

    Insights and Observations: Take particular note of the lip rounding in this sample. I was shocked to find the degree of pitch jump between various sections. This samples is an excellent demonstration of a lateral plosive lisp at 2:26. 

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