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problem using variables in bash script

I am using variable to give the location of the file I am using but I get error.
Here is the code:
echo -e "could not close the service - error number $error \n" > $LogFile

well this is not all the code but is enough because the problem start when I try to use the variable.
In this is one example.
Why does it happen and how can I fix it?
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thanks, it worked.
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I wonder why that worked, because there is no difference between


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