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ad astra per aspera

[ahd ah-strah per ah-spe-rah; English, ad as-truh per as-per-uh] /ɑd ˈɑ strɑ pɛr ˈɑ spɛˌrɑ; English, æd ˈæs trə pər ˈæs pər ə/
Latin.
1.
to the stars through difficulties: motto of Kansas.
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