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Mary‘s dad lived a long life, passing away at 80. He left a 1.5 million dollar estate. In an effort to minimize estate taxes he had started a gifting program amongst his 3 children and 9 grandchildren, which had reduced his estate by almost $500,000 in the last 3 years