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    Daruma is offline Senior Member
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    Ben Dafoe, a young emergency-room doctor and part-time crime-scene consultant for the Seattle Police Department, is haunted by addiction. Two years earlier, a cocaine and crystal-meth habit claimed the life of...

    The second comma is essential, isn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hi,

    Ben Dafoe, a young emergency-room doctor and part-time crime-scene consultant for the Seattle Police Department, is haunted by addiction. Two years earlier, a cocaine and crystal-meth habit claimed the life of...

    The second comma is essential, isn't it?
    yes

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