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Subject:  Effective Gift Date Date:  1/4/2001  12:10 AM
Author:  twputnam Number:  43892 of 123001

I have been giving stock to my children by having my broker transfer the stock to their broker and into their account. I have been using the transfer date and average stock price on the date of transfer to value the gift. The extreme volatility of the market is causing me a problem because of the severa