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MANY ROADS TO FREEDOM:
This pathfinder contains many links to material that has been scanned and converted to PDF format (Portable Document Format). Most of these documents have been made searchable through a technique known as OCR (Optical Character Recognition) as well.
In order to access the PDF documents, you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. You can download this program for free from the Adobe site.
You may discover that some of the larger files take a long time to load. You can decrease the time it takes to load these files by saving them directly to your computer, and opening them using Adobe Reader. Here are the recommended steps for Windows XP users:
Right-click on the file you'd like to save
If you any questions about accessing these files, please contact the webmaster.