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Aaron Zebley PROD deletion in 2006Edit

Hi there Spangineer. I came across this page while editing and I was surprised to see that there used to be an Aaron Zebley article that was PRODed and you deleted way back in 2006. Could you check to see if the deleted content is about the same Aaron Zebley that was an FBI agent and chief of staff to Robert Mueller who then worked at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr with Mueller and is now working as part of Mueller's Special Counsel investigation (2017-present)? If so, I'd like to ask for the page and history to be undeleted so it can be expanded upon given Aaron's current notability. See this source and this source for more information. Please let me know if I should be following a different process. Thanks, - PaulT+/C 15:41, 9 April 2018 (UTC)

FYI, I posted here as well. - PaulT+/C 16:07, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
@Psantora: Thanks for the heads up. Looks like others took care of it? Spangineerws (háblame) 18:38, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
Yep, sorry for the extra notice. I didn't think you were still here! All good now. Happy editing. - PaulT+/C 18:47, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
Definitely less active than I used to be! Glad that others were able to help. Thanks. Spangineerws (háblame) 18:49, 9 April 2018 (UTC)

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File:Marvin.olasky.portrait.ncs.jpgEdit

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If I recall correctly, I received a personal email from Marvin Olasky in which he attached the photo and stated that it could be posted to Wikipedia. I don't have the email any longer, and I doubt that he used the proper language anyway to confirm that he understood the conditions of the release. So as you say, at this point he would need to be contacted again. Spangineerws (háblame) 19:00, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Beaver FieldEdit

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