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Link to public Facebook page redirecting to login

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I am working on a website for a business that wants to link to their Facebook page, the link works fine in Firefox, but IE and Safari redirect to the login page.  The page is publically viewable (http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Patchwork-Inn/137947296257611).  It is just in an plain anchor tag <a>.  I have to get this resolved and would greatly appreciate any help!  

Thanks in advance.
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so it would be:

<a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Patchwork-Inn/137947296257611">LINK HERE</a>

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This is the full link:
<a href="http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Patchwork-Inn/137947296257611"target="_blank" id="facebook">

Here is the page that is using the link (at the bottom) http://dev.ablesoftsolutions.com/clientapps/0744patc/development/index.htm.  I should add that when I go to the URL directly, it works, but not through the link.  And of course, you can't be logged in to FB to see the behavior!
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Sorry, ignore last post.

It should be this:

<a href="http://www.facebook.com//pages/Patchwork-Inn/137947296257611"target="_blank" id="facebook">

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DANG. IT.

I hit submit way too fast. Ignore last two.


<a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Patchwork-Inn/137947296257611"target="_blank" id="facebook">

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Got it!  That did the trick, thanks!  So the original link was trying to go through the home page I assume.  I got the link from the client and didn't think anything about it.
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