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Are the modifiers in these sentences correct or dangling?

  1. Though only in Grade 3, the school librarian realized that Kristen could read as well as many junior high students.

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  2. Listening attentively to even the most long-winded guests, our host managed to make everyone feel welcome.

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  3. Within three minutes of meeting Grigor in the lineup at Starbucks, Sandra had fallen hopelessly in love with him.

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  4. Dotting the skies over Gatineau, the spectators gaped at the brightly coloured hot-air balloons.

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  5. While driving along the narrow Scottish roads in his beat-up Land Rover, a great idea struck him.

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  6. Although eighty years old, most household chores were still easy for Minnie to perform.

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  7. Skipping stones and throwing sticks into the waves, the children were oblivious to the approaching tornado.

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