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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Bernardo_Carvalho" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="BR3" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Barbara Ferreira" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Battery" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Beatriz Esteves" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Bebel Salles" missing="" />
      <page pageid="3002" ns="0" title="Barbara Lana" />
      <page pageid="1910" ns="0" title="Beatriz Lamego" />
      <page pageid="1436" ns="0" title="Benedito Cantanhede" />
      <page pageid="2079" ns="0" title="Benjamin Nazareth" />
      <page pageid="1496" ns="0" title="Benson" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>