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In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012, photo, Alexis Osgood, 2, sits down outside a shoe store with her LEGO bag next to her to try on a pair of sneakers as her mother Caitlin looks on at the South Shore Mall in Braintree, Mass. U.S. retail sales declined in April and May, pulled down by a sharp drop in gas prices. But even after excluding volatile gas sales, consumers increased their spending only modestly. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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