Problem #46: Thirty-two Cards

Alfred, Brian, Christopher and Damon play with a deck of 32 cards. Damon deals them out unequally, then says: "If you want us to have the same number of cards, do exactly as I say. You, Alfred, divide half of your cards between Brian and Christopher. Then, Brian, you do the same with Christopher and Alfred. Finally, Christopher, you follow suit with Alfred and Brian." How did Damon distribute the cards?
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