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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Barbara_Baier|7959" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="2962" ns="0" title="Mayor" />
      <page pageid="9167" ns="0" title="Betty Dodd" />
      <page pageid="10140" ns="0" title="LGBTQ YouTube Stars" />
      <page pageid="11491" ns="0" title="Transgender Singers, Musicians and Composers" />
      <page pageid="12890" ns="0" title="The Community of LGBTQ Boxers" />
      <page pageid="13549" ns="0" title="Christian Singers Who Identify as LGBTQ" />
      <page pageid="13707" ns="0" title="The World of LGBTQ Golf" />
      <page pageid="14145" ns="0" title="Transgender Activists" />
      <page pageid="14461" ns="0" title="Transgender Athletes" />
      <page pageid="16387" ns="0" title="Popular LGBTQ Radio Hosts" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>