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Mac Restore OSX with no command key or recovery drive

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I have a client that has a MacBook Pro 2 .  the computer has not been used for several years . he received it from a school board that he used to work for. He doesn't remember the username or password. I am trying to reinstall the operating system . There is no Command key on the keyboard. Attached is a picture of the keyboard. Everything I read tells me to hold the command key and R key down to start the recovery process. I do not have an Apple recovery disk. I have tried all the other obvious keys in conjunction with the R key and they all take me to login screen. There isn't anything on the HDD that he wants to back up.
I suspect that there is no recovery partition on the hard drive.
Any ideas would be helpful.

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