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Invest In Malibu Real Estate

During economic stress, you must safeguard the health of your financial portfolio. But where should you look? Real estate is one of the most effective financial asset classes you can invest in to stave off the effects of inflation. The higher the value of the assets, the better protected you’ll be against rising prices. After […]

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Invest In Malibu Real Estate

Christina
August 04, 2022

Marina Del Rey

Diversifying your portfolio with real estate assets is a surefire way to protect your financial health. But finding the right kind of real estate assets to invest in can get complicated. Christina can make it easy for you. After four decades in Los Angeles real estate, our team has the expertise to identify the most […]

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Invest in Marina Del Rey Real Estate

Christina
August 02, 2022

Invest in Pacific Palisades Real Estate

Economic downturns are a fact of life. Intelligent financial planning accounts for the ups and downs of the market. There are few better ways to bolster your portfolio when it comes to enduring weakening markets than acquiring high-value real estate assets. So, where should you begin? There are plenty of real estate markets to choose […]

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Invest in Pacific Palisades Real Estate

Christina
July 30, 2022

Invest in Hollywood, CaliforniaReal Estate

Including high-value real estate is one of the best ways to diversify your portfolio and secure your finances. But with such a wide range of real estate markets to choose from, it can be challenging to find real estate assets you can count on. Christina has been banking on the hottest real estate assets in […]

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Invest in Hollywood, California Real Estate

Christina
July 29, 2022

Century City

Real estate assets are becoming an increasingly important part of a high-performing portfolio. As we enter a more uncertain economic landscape, diversifying your financial investments with stable, long-term assets like real estate can help you endure whatever a weakening economy has in store. Incorporating real estate is a sensible decision, but the real choice is […]

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Invest in Century City Real Estate

Christina
July 28, 2022

Los Angeles

Nothing will strengthen the performance of your financial portfolio like high-value real estate. Through economies, good and bad, high-value real estate investments provide you the kind of stability rarely found in other asset classes. With inflation on the rise and a weakening economy on the horizon, real estate isn’t just a sensible addition to your […]

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Explore Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Los Angeles

Christina
July 23, 2022

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Silicon Beach

Inflation is on the rise. During stressful economic times, keeping your portfolio safe means keeping it diversified. You need high-value real estate investments to ensure your portfolio remains healthy in a weakened economy. But with so much real estate to get into, where should you start? Finding the right market can be an overwhelming endeavor, […]

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Invest In Silicon Beach Real Estate

Christina
July 20, 2022

Larchmont Village

A diverse portfolio is a healthy portfolio. As the economy goes through its ups and downs, a diverse range of assets protects you from unforeseen fluctuations, and if you have the foresight to see them, market downturns are coming around the corner. With inflation on the rise, amidst other market trends, the time to invest […]

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Invest In Larchmont Village Real Estate

Christina
July 18, 2022

Venice, California

Real estate is an integral part of a diversified portfolio. When the economy goes through turbulent moments, real estate assets can be the grounded, stable financial asset that helps you endure a weakening market. There’s never been a better time to get into high-value real estate, considering the current state of the economy. But with […]

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Invest in Venice, California Real Estate

Christina
July 16, 2022

The Ultimate Real Estate Investing Guide

If you’re interested in investing in real estate, that’s completely understandable. Since the pandemic, an entire world of new investors has stepped into the financial world in a more meaningful way. From the stock market to cryptocurrency, blockchain investments, and real estate, it’s been an interesting time to step into the investing world. But out […]

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The Ultimate Real Estate Investing Guide

Christina
July 14, 2022

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More and more people are taking an interest in investing. But with so many investment opportunities out there and a drastically changing economy, finding those right investments that make for a better portfolio is harder. Getting started is always the hardest, but it doesn’t need to be. Some paths to real estate are easier than […]

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4 Ways to Start Investing in Real Estate & 2 Easy Opportunities

Christina
July 11, 2022

Invest in Real Estate

Building a secure retirement fund is one of the most important parts of a healthy financial plan. With so many options available, it can be difficult to determine what the most effective options are for a suitable retirement nest egg. More and more people are turning to real estate options to establish their financial future […]

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4 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate for Retirement

Christina
July 10, 2022

Acquiring a real estate asset for investment purposes can get complicated. Managing those assets is a whole other ballgame. Your return for your property is determined by the rental income collected from your renters. Effective real estate asset management, or property management, is, therefore, an integral part of guaranteeing your ROI. Whether you have a […]

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Real Estate Asset Management: The Ultimate Guide

Christina
July 09, 2022

You want the highest return on your investment, with the most secure level of stability that ensures your capital is safe. With so many investment opportunities, it can be difficult to determine which kind of investment suits you best or how even to get started. Real estate investment provides a diverse range of investment opportunities, […]

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What Is The Average Return on Investment in Real Estate?

Christina
July 08, 2022

Real estate can be as complicated as it is lucrative. The legal complexities involved in real estate can baffle even the most seasoned investors. However, the more you deepen your knowledge about the legal complexities in the real estate world, the better equipped you are to make the best kind of investments. Take 1031 Exchanges. […]

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What Is a 1031 Exchange, and Why Is It Important to Understand?

Christina
July 07, 2022

Two of the most prominent investment options in the financial world are stock market investments and real estate investments. These financial sectors have seen unprecedented movements that are compelling more and more people to get into their respective worlds. Here we’ll: Break down the biggest differences between these investment avenues Determine their advantages and disadvantages […]

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Real Estate vs. Stocks: Which Is A Better Investment?

Christina
July 06, 2022

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It’s an exciting time to get into real estate. Property prices are continuing to rise at a phenomenal rate, encouraging more and more people to jump on board with real estate investing than ever before. Real estate is proving to be one of the more reliable asset classes for investment. But in this opportune moment […]

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What is Passive Real Estate Investing & How Do You Start?

Christina
July 05, 2022

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No matter what type of investing you do, it’s important to understand the risks that could be involved with your investment. The more you know about the areas you ought to be cautious about, the better equipped you are to make the kinds of decisions that keep your investments in the green and out of […]

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Is Investing in Real Estate Risky? 4 Tips to Invest Safely

Christina
July 03, 2022

Real estate investing doesn’t have the same initial accessibility that stock trading has for beginner investors. However, real estate investing is a prime option for investors that are searching for a steady investment that delivers great returns on a consistent basis. Let’s look into how beginner investors can best equip themselves to get started on […]

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5 Tips to Be Able to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Christina
July 02, 2022

Flawless investments are few and far between. Try as we might find that diamond-in-the-rough investment, the reality is that no matter where you decide to invest your money, there will inevitably be some drawbacks. Whether it’s the high risks of a crypto option or the illiquidity of real estate, there will always be some aspects […]

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How Real Estate Offsets Illiquidity With Other Benefits

Christina
June 27, 2022

Interest in investing has never been higher. The past few years have shown people that placing the right investment at the right time can have a positive impact on their finances. But with so many ways to invest your money, it can be difficult to determine where you should begin. New investors tend to be […]

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What Are REITs, and Are They a Good Investment?

Christina
June 26, 2022

There’s more than one way to invest your money in real estate. The real estate market has become one of the most lucrative places for real estate investors to invest their money. It’s one of the few financial sectors where performance is almost guaranteed. Since 1960, the average sales prices for homes in the US […]

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4 Types of Real Estate Investments & What They Mean

Christina
June 25, 2022

Buying commercial real estate is exciting. There’s so much to be gained from a commercial property: explosive growth potential, promising net yields—the benefits can be huge. But commercial real estate can also be risky. Each kind of real estate has its own advantages and disadvantages. Commercial real estate is subject to a unique set of […]

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12 Questions You Should Ask When Buying Commercial Real Estate

Christina
June 24, 2022

The past few years have shown that anything can happen in the market. With the ups and downs that have characterized the market recently, finding a solid, secure place to invest our money can be difficult. Generally speaking, real estate is one of the safest investments you can make. Property is almost always in demand, […]

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Is 2022 a Good Time to Invest in Real Estate?

Christina
June 23, 2022

Finding smarter, better-performing investments for your real estate portfolio can be as simple as opening up a map and looking into real estate markets across the country. Let’s dive into what makes these bankable cities such worthwhile real estate investments in the first place. Cities on the Rise in 2022 Los Angeles, California Tempe, Arizona […]

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What Are The Best Cities to Invest in Real Estate in 2022?

Christina
June 22, 2022

If there’s one barrier keeping new investors from stepping onto the trading floor, it’s their unfamiliarity with the how-tos of investing their money. With more and more people than ever taking an interest in investment opportunities, there’s never been a better time to learn about how you can grow your money in the market. But […]

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Real Estate Investment vs. Mutual Funds: What’s the Difference?

Christina
June 21, 2022

Everybody wants to invest their money in a safe asset with high returns. Real estate presents investors with an excellent opportunity to acquire robust assets that can endure through market shifts. Volatility in the markets—whenever that strikes—-leads many investors to diversify their portfolios with harder assets, like real estate. The problem is that buying into […]

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How Much Money Do You Really Need to Invest in Real Estate?

Christina
June 20, 2022

The past few years have seen an explosion of interest in investing. With the emerging crypto market, renewed interest in stocks and securities, and demand for property ownership, a new generation of real estate investors are stepping into the market en masse. But when it comes to investing, it can be tough to know where […]

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Investing in Real Estate: The Beginner’s Guide

Christina
June 19, 2022

SoCal Magazine

SoCal Magazine does a deep dive on our latest offerings, Christina 5 Wealth Builder & Christina 5 Income Builder. This article does a nice job summarizing the access our investors receive and why we truly are deploying capital in the best location on earth. It also provides a nice insight into our founder’s background.

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Christina Offers Investors a Chance at West LA Ownership

June 18, 2022

Private Real Estate

Stepping into the world of real estate investment can be daunting without a professional to guide you. When you first start looking into how and where you should invest, the options can be bewildering. However complicated as things may seem in real estate, a little time and forethought can go a long way in helping […]

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Private Real Estate vs REIT: What’s the Difference?

Christina
June 17, 2022

Larchmont Village is one of the most unique neighborhoods in all of Los Angeles. Rich in history, it’s one of few places that’s walkable and feels like a true town in the middle of a big city. One of the hallmarks of the area is Larchmont Boulevard, which is known for its variety of retail […]

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The Restoration Of Larchmont Mercantile Brings New Life To Los Angeles’ Famed Larchmont Boulevard

March 09, 2022

In this episode, you’ll hear the amazing story of a 12-year-old boy who wanted to upgrade his family home, so he called a real estate agent and said: “I want to buy a house!” He did the legwork, and closed on a home that put his family on a path to financial freedom. And today, he’s helping others do the same. Our guest, Larry Taylor, has been a real estate investor for more than four decades.

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Real Wealth Show with Kathy Fettke

Christina
January 14, 2022

Retail real estate has made a comeback this year. People are shopping in stores again, and brands are opening new locations. In CBRE’s Q3 2021 Retail Report, vacancy rates were at a 10-year-low of 5.9%, and retail absorption was 36.7 million square feet, the third-highest in the past decade. It’s evident demand is on the rise. […]

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2021 Trends And Future Outlook For Retail Real Estate Leasing

December 17, 2021

As the second-largest city in the US, Los Angeles has a dynamic real estate market that receives global attention. However, with a sprawling layout and several desirable areas, it takes a specialized team with local expertise to understand the intricacies of Los Angeles’ booming real estate market. In this webinar, Lawrence “Larry” Taylor, Founder and […]

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Los Angeles Real Estate Market Outlook and Investment Opportunity

Christina
November 29, 2021

Malibu-based real estate sponsor and manager Christina Development Corp. has closed its Christina Real Estate Investors 4 fund, for which it raised $44.1 million from more than 150 investors. Lawrence Taylor, the company’s founder and chairman, said his goal with Christina Real Estate Investors 4 is “to essentially bring real estate investment to the undeserved […]

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Christina 4 Closes at $44.1 Million

November 29, 2021

On this week’s show I welcome Larry Taylor, Founder & CEO at Christina, as well as seasoned real estate investor.

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Real Estate Investing

Christina
August 03, 2021

Los Angeles real estate mogul Larry Taylor, founder and CEO of Christina, vertically integrated buyer and operator of West L.A. properties, bought a Mercury Cougar XR7 convertible in 1970 at age 16. Since then he’s accumulated a collection of nearly 200 classic cars ranging from Lamborghinis and Cadillacs to Bentleys. He joins the program to […]

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The art of collecting classic automobiles — whether for passion or investment

Christina
July 01, 2021

In today’s episode, we zero in on one of the biggest markets in the country, Los Angeles. Our guest is Larry Taylor of Christina Real Estate. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Christina. He’s also a seasoned investor with over 40 years of real estate experience in the Westside region of Los […]

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Episode #43: Los Angeles Real Estate With Lawrence Taylor, Christina Real Estate

Christina
June 15, 2021

Larry Taylor believes the key to success and longevity in real estate is focusing on a defined geographical area. For his company, Christina, that area is the Westside region of Los Angeles. While others shy away from transacting here, Larry has been all-in for 40 years. Never-ending demand, limited supply, incredible climate, diverse industries—but not without its […]

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Ep. 73: The Keys to Transacting in Westside Los Angeles, with Larry Taylor

Christina
May 21, 2021

Larry had the pleasure of being a guest on Verivest’s Sponsor series, where he answers questions about his origin story, real estate strategy, investment philosophy and more! We hope you enjoy the listen!

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Verivest Sponsor Interview with Christina

Christina
April 28, 2021

Just south of Fountain Avenue Local real estate investment firm Christina has broken ground on a new multifamily residential development in West Hollywood. The project, which replaced a 1950s apartment building at 1264 N. Harper Avenue, will consist of a new of a four-story, 24,000-square-foot edifice containing 17 residential units above a subterranean parking garage. SPF:architects is designing […]

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Infill Development Pushing Dirt in West Hollywood

April 14, 2021

With countless online real estate investment opportunities available, it can be hard to differentiate between offerings. This article serves as a guide to highlight what to look for in these investments to help identify what can make one offering stand out from the rest.

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Stacking Up Online Real Estate Offerings

Christina
March 26, 2021

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

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Sunday Digest – Edition XIX

Christina
March 21, 2021

Gensler said the renovations will “preserve and acknowledge” the neighborhood’s charm. A meticulous makeover is underway in Larchmont Village. Tucked away in a high-end Central L.A. neighborhood, the area’s walkable shopping strip draws praise from locals as “charming,” “pleasant” and an “oasis.” Now a stretch of 14 storefronts, located in a building at 124 ½ to […]

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Christina Restoring Larchmont Village Storefronts

March 15, 2021

Christina has purchased more than $250 million worth of real estate. Real estate veteran Lawrence Taylor, who founded Christina Development Corp. more than 40 years ago, was fortunate to have several mentors during his career. But perhaps none had as a big an impact on Taylor as former Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss. A […]

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Christina Keeps Its Focus on the Westside

February 22, 2021

Christina’s Larry Taylor joins Chris Rising on the Real Market Podcast…

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The Real Market Podcast [Ep. 56 w/ Larry Taylor]

Christina
February 12, 2021

CBIZ’s Lead Managing Director, Paul Rosenkranz, and Christina’s Founder & CEO, Lawrence Taylor, focused on the incredible tax benefits that the government gifts commercial real estate investors.

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Christina’s Tax Investing Webinar

Christina
February 09, 2021

Christina Development Corporation (“Christina”) announced today the sale of a three-story, 52-unit, multi-family project located at 8560 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California (“Olympic”). Christina represented themselves in the sale transaction. This transaction represents one of many by Christina, who has been an active player in the Westside region of Los Angeles since 1977.

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Christina Sells Beverly Hills Property

January 29, 2021

Christina Development Corporation (“Christina”) announced today the refinancing of a 19-unit multi-family property in West Hollywood, California. This transaction represents one of many by Christina, who has been an active player in the Westside region of Los Angeles since 1977.

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Christina Refinances West Hollywood Property

January 15, 2021

Larry Taylor [Christina Development] is responsible for some of the most influential real estate transactions in Los Angeles.

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The Inimitable Los Angeles Real Estate Legend Flying Under Our Radar

Christina
November 18, 2020

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XVIII

Christina
November 15, 2020

Malibu-based vertically integrated real estate sponsor and manager, Christina Development Corporation (“Christina”), has acquired a coveted beachfront multi-family residential apartment building located at 6615 Pacific Avenue (“Pacific”) in Playa del Rey, one of Los Angeles’ most desirable residential submarkets

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Christina Acquires Beachfront Property in Playa Del Rey

October 21, 2020

(CARES) Act went a whole lot further than many companies realized to help commercial real estate survive the current crisis.

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REAL ESTATE: The CARES Act Handed CRE These 3 ‘Wish-List’ Tax Benefits

Christina
September 16, 2020

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XVII

Christina
September 06, 2020

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XVI

Christina
August 02, 2020

Empire is a Pan-Asian themed, multi-family project originally developed in 1928. The building consists of 14 unique residences…

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Christina Refinances Iconic West Hollywood Property

July 14, 2020

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XV

Christina
July 12, 2020

Real Estate Expert – Thought Leadership Piece

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XIV

Christina
July 05, 2020

Christina’s Sunday Digest – Edition XIII – Real Estate Thought Leadership

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XIII

Christina
June 28, 2020

Christina’s Sunday Digest – Edition XII – Real Estate Thought Leadership

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XII

Christina
June 21, 2020

Christina’s Sunday Digest – Edition XI – Real Estate Thought Leadership

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition XI

Christina
June 14, 2020

Christina’s Sunday Digest – Edition X – Real Estate Thought Leadership

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition X

Christina
June 07, 2020

It’s Sunday morning and the coffee pot is drained.

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition IX

Christina
May 31, 2020

It’s morning coffee time and my thoughts have been percolating since dawn.

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition VIII

Christina
May 24, 2020

Upon retiring yesterday evening, after a long work week, I mused that I would awaken to a new Age of Enlightenment…

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition VII

Christina
May 17, 2020

Christina Sunday Digest

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition VI

Christina
May 10, 2020

Sunday Digest 5/3/2020

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition V

Christina
May 03, 2020

Christina Sunday Digest – April 26th 2020

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition IV

Christina
April 26, 2020

Christina Sunday Digest – April 19th 2020

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition III

Christina
April 19, 2020

Christina Sunday Digest – April 12th 2020

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition II

Christina
April 12, 2020

Christina Sunday Digest – April 5th 2020

Larry's Letters

Sunday Digest – Edition I

Christina
April 05, 2020

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