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How to pronounce Cris Beam's name

How to Pronounce Cris Beam

Cris Beam
Cris Beam's name is pronounced as:

Sounds like Chris but is quite firmly "Cris" - the author professes to detest the letter "h" because people so often mis-spell her name with an "h"

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