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very conservative, so he was like, ‘Does this mean I have to work against two (sexes)?’ And I said, ‘No, my dear. That’s not what you’re going to have to worry about. My heart is with you.'»
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WATCH: Two per cent of Canadians are in a mixed orientation relationship, new Ipsos poll finds.
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