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1999 Annual Report PDF Version *

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In his 1999 letter to shareholders, Mr. Buffett refers to a recent article appearing in Fortune Magazine. A reprint of the article is being sent to all shareholders along with the printed 1999 Annual Report and Proxy Statement. The article appeared in the November 22, 1999 edition of Fortune Magazine.

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