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It's been down to a good team spirit and a tight-knit group.
Within this small but tight-knit community, baseball and its attendant activities provide a strong social focus.
One of the truisms about the paper industry is that we are a tight-knit bunch, and that people like to stay in this industry once they are in it.
Expecting to cruise on through eighth grade and start their high school careers, the tight-knit group encounters many obstacles that force them to face emotions, change and the threat of the end of their lifelong friendship.
Asians should be included in the data to ascertain why this group has such a great academic advantage; one reason is perhaps their tight-knit traditional family structure.
He said the loss of six soldiers from such a small, tight-knit unit as 156 Provost Company clearly came as a dreadful shock to them all.
In addition, he said the tight-knit relationship among the company's six-member management team consisting of the chief executive officer, chief underwriting officer, chief information officer, chief financial officer, chief claims officer and chief personnel officer, helps to drive the company's success.
Somewhat of a hellion, Watts was held in check by his tight-knit community and his father's penchant for corporal punishment.
It is a pleasure to realize that those outside the tight-knit dance community value the work that is being done by dancers (gay and straight alike).
Considering the tight-knit biological relationship between myelin insulation and the axon inside, still other investigators are focusing on preventing permanent damage by stimulating myelin repair.
The camp community, as a whole, is a tight-knit group.