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survivorship

The right of a joint tenant to attain full ownership rights upon the death of other joint tenants. It is sometimes important to understand that the survivor does not acquire the rights of predeceased joint tenants;rather the deaths of the other tenants remove obstacles to full ownership by the survivor.

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They have been scorched, it is true; like the survivors of forlorn hopes, they have by unthinkably miraculous ways come through the fight to marvel at the tally of the slain.
"Well, considerin' that there are no railroads and no steamers you might as well talk about survivors in the moon," said Lord John.
Wherever we went we were confronted by those grinning faces, which seemed to mock at our dreadful position, smiling silently and grimly at the ill-fated survivors of their race.
In fact, the dead men in the canoe we had left astern after the battle and the survivors who were paddling rapidly toward their shore were the first he ever had seen.
As we joined our own party, I found the tug's mate checking up our survivors. There were ten of us left, not including the girl.
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One of the biggest ways the Survivor Industrial Complex manages all those messy, powerful survivor emotions and truths is by deploying the idea of the good or fixed survivor.
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In the words of one survivor: "It's not over when you walk away [if you can walk away] I vacillate between I am really scared and I can have courage today." Healing from sexual violence can be a long journey.
They would also like to extend the study to adult cancer survivor populations.