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Authorization for Use of Thesis, Specialist Project & Dissertation

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I hereby warrant that I am the sole copyright owner of the original work.

I also represent that I have obtained permission from third party copyright owners of any material incorporated in part or in whole in the above described material, and I have, as such identified and acknowledged such third-part owned materials clearly.  I hereby grant Western Kentucky University the permission to copy, display, perform, distribute for preservation or archiving in any form necessary, this work in TopSCHOLAR® digital repository for worldwide unrestricted access in perpetuity.

I hereby affirm that this submission to TopSCHOLAR® is in compliance with Western Kentucky University policies and the U.S. copyright laws and that the material does not contain any libelous matter, nor does it violate third-party privacy.  I also understand that the University retains the right to remove or deny the right to deposit materials in TopSCHOLAR® digital repository.

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