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Revise the sentence below so that each of its three parallel phrases begins with the same phrase.

In his eagerness to prepare for his first sailing trip across Lake Superior, he bought a harness, a five-foot tether, and an open-water life jacket equipped with a whistle and submersible light.

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Revise the sentence below so that each of its three parallel phrases begins with the same phrase.

In his eagerness to prepare for his first sailing trip across Lake Superior, he bought a harness, he bought a five-foot tether, and he bought an open-water life jacket equipped with a whistle and submersible light.

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