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<Alt>X Make Blocks
will format a single column with each block taking the same amount of
vertical space. (You probably don't need this now -- see next command).
<Alt>X Make Two Column Blocks
It will format a single column as above, decide where the middle of the
buffer is automatically, split it into two columns and clean up redundant
blank lines between sections ...