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Expect script does not complete

I am new to Expect and need an expect script to expect data from a telnet session and respond with options as written in the script. There is no human input required. Problem is it gets to a point in the script and will just end. I have tried adjusting 'set timeout' and still does not help.
The code looks like this:
set timeout 30
match_max 2000

expect -timeout 3 -exact "Add Information"
expect -timeout 3 "THISWILLNOTBEFOUND"
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>
-send -s <the data here is going through a series of input fields>


All of the data is input properly and the 'Add Information' screen is displayed again with a message that the data input had been successful.
I would like to <ENTER>, go to the next screen and continue with additional work. However, the script ends.

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script(1)							   User Commands							 script(1)

NAME
script - make record of a terminal session SYNOPSIS
script [-a] [filename] DESCRIPTION
The script utility makes a record of everything printed on your screen. The record is written to filename. If no file name is given, the record is saved in the file typescript. See WARNINGS. The script command forks and creates a sub-shell, according to the value of $SHELL, and records the text from this session. The script ends when the forked shell exits or when Control-d is typed. OPTIONS
The following option is supported: -a Appends the session record to filename, rather than overwriting it. NOTES
script places everything that appears on the screen in filename, including prompts. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |CSI |Enabled | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
attributes(5) WARNINGS
script can pose a security risk when used in directories that are writable by other users (for example, /tmp), especially when run by a privileged user, that is, root. Be sure that typescript is not a link before running script. SunOS 5.10 30 Jan 2004 script(1)

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