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What constitutes a signature by the testator in most states is quite liberally construed. Authorities have validated X's by illiterate people, fingerprints, and rubber stamps. The signature requirement of a will is satisfied if the testator's hand is guided by another. In fact, the signature requirement is satisfied by another person signing at the testator's direction and in his presence.

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