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|So let me see if I’ve got this whole Iraq thing straight
So let me see if I’ve got this whole Iraq, middle east, foreign policy thing straight. Islam is split into two main branches, Sunni and Shiite. Saudi Arabia is Sunni and Iran is Shiite. Iraq is ...
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|Zephyr Teachout Democratic Candidate for Governor of New York
As you know the Working Families Party toyed with the idea of running their own candidate for Governor instead of cross-endorsing the Democratic candidate as they have always done in the past. At ...
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|My fathers account of Medgar Evers Funeral
The following is an account my father wrote upon his return to Chicago from his first Civil Rights trip to Mississippi which was for Medgar Evers funeral. It was scanned and OCR'd several years ...
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|Zephyr Teachout to run for NY Governor on WFP line
From Zephyr Teachout's Facebook page a short while ago... "Its official. I'm planning to run for Governor if the WFP endorses me. Just think of what we could do!" She included a link to her ...
|Andrew C White||05/29/2014||16||12||-||-|
Naming names... who is holding the feckless GOP "leadership" hostage and through them the nation? Who are the 80 House representatives that signed the Rep. Mark Meadows letter demanding the shutdown?
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|Goodbye Kasha Girl
Last December I lost my Sheba to cancer. She was 13 but it came as a surprise as she was apparently healthy and happy and active up until near the very end. At the same time, my older dog Kasha...
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|Shrinking Middle Class - Return to Agrarian Class Structure?
I'm currently on a binge of reading biblical era history and research. One of the books I just started is John Dominic Crossan's The Historical Jesus - The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant in ...
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|1st person account of Medgar Evers Funeral
The following is an account my father wrote upon his return to Chicago from his first Civil Rights trip to Mississippi which was for Medgar Evers funeral. It was scanned and OCR'd several years ...
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|Rep. Mike Honda for Congress
Currently top of the rec list is a diary talking about the Obama campaign machine kicking into gear to help take back the House of Representatives. I think that's a great idea. But I am very ...
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|My Brother - Sleeping Out for Homeless Youth
Growing up the youngest of five my middle brother was a bit of an idol of mine. Still is... but don't tell him I said so. Next Thursday, March 28, he will be joining over 75 other business and ...
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|On the Joys and Importance of Reading and Learning
"You will no doubt be asking me, Gratius, why I feel such an affection for this man," begins Marcus Tullius Cicero in the middle of his speech defending the poet Aulus Licinius Archias in the year ...
|Andrew C White||01/19/2013||25||38||1||-|
|It's the Law - Cuomo signs Gun Control Legislation
Cuomo wanted to be first in the Nation... http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cuomo-signs-sweeping-gun-control-package-4195504.php "You can overpower the extremists with intelligence and with ...
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|Updated 2: So they have a deal...
According to CBS Biden and McConnell have worked out a deal. This could still get rejected by the House... possibly, but doubtfully the Senate. So let's take a look and see to what they've agreed. ...
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|High School Rape in a small American city
My son and daughter-in-law live in Steubenville, Ohio. I have been to visit them once. It sits on the Ohio river directly across from the sliver of West Virginia that runs up north alongside ...
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|Updated: Democrats win New York State Senate - Republicans get Majority
What? Welcome to New York. IDC and Senate GOP Announce Coalition Government There are now 63 State Senate Districts in New York. Officially 2 of those districts are still being counted. However ...
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|Kind of Blue
Sheba... Killer Attack Dog My Big Dawg... big beautiful loving loveable ball of fur.
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|Conscientious Objection - March 31, 1918
It has been awhile since I have had the time or energy to write regarding my maternal grandfathers letters home from France during and after World War I but things have slowed down a little so I'll ...
|Andrew C White||08/28/2012||17||25||1||153|
|Enbridge knew of pipeline problems years before Michigan rupture
I lived for 4 years in Marshall Michigan were this spill occurred. I met my wife there. Lots of her family still back there, some of whom were directly affected by this spill as their already low ...
|Andrew C White||07/10/2012||13||26||-||86|
|Draft non-gerrymandered New York State Senate maps
LATFOR, the New York State legislative task force for redistricting, came out with proposed maps for the State Assembly and Senate the other day. I wrote a diary that detailed some... and only some...
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|New York State Senate Proposed Maps (updated)
Redistricting in New York is a fantastic example of the gerrymandering process. In New York a task force known as The New York State Legislative Task Force ...
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|NY-26 Special Election Potential Impact on 2012 Redistricting
With the redrawing of district maps for 2012 New York will lose 2 congressional seats. While the process that will be used for redrawing is currently being battled out and the final results of that ...
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|April 29, 1919 - Jeannette Rankin, Jane Addams and the WILPF
This is the eleventh in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , ...
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|NY-26 Special Election: Hochul Path to Victory Clear
Siena Research Institute came out this morning with the first public polling in the upcoming May 24 special election in the NY-26 Congressional District. The ...
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|April 28, 1919 - Quaker Boxing, the German prison camp and a helmet for Leonard
This is the tenth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
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|April 1919 - Wilson Threatens to walk out of Paris Peace Conference and the trip to Sedan
This is the nineth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
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|April 10, 1919 - "capitalists and a few professional militarists caused the European war"
This is the eighth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
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|April 5 1919 - Violets, Cow Slips and feeding starving German POWs
This is the seventh in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
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|April 1, 1919 - Revolution in America?
Today's letter is a long one full of interesting information. I've cut out a little but not much so bear with me on the length of this post. We have a personal note; descriptions of the work being ...
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|March 28, 1919 - ... and lots of “somefings” on your neck
This is the fifith in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
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|New York Redistricting Census Data Now Available
Detail level census data for New York State is now available at the US Census web site. They ...
|Andrew C White||03/25/2011||30||12||-||101|
|New York Green Party Wastes Opportunity
The New York State Green Party gained an automatic ballot line for the next four years by reaching the 50,000 vote mark in this past Gubernatorial election. This is a serious hurdle to reach and in ...
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|March 1919 – The Climb Up Mt. D'or
March 1919 – The Climb Up Mt. D'or This is the fourth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather,
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|March 20, 1919 - Dear father & mother
This is the third in a series of excerpts from the letters of my grandfather, Garfield V Cox , that ...
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|Cheering People Dying
Today is a difficult day for someone who believes in the cause of peace. The United States is firing missiles into Libya and along with France, Great Britain and Canada sending planes in to take out ...
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|March 15-19, 1919 - Aubreville (Meuse)
Aubreville (Meuse) March 15, 1919 My darling wife: It is 8:20 Saturday evening. I have just returned from an after supper walk with a fellow named Hepner, a Mennonite from Kansas. We ...
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|March 16, 1933 - The Chicago Plan Memorandum
March 16, 1933 - The Chicago Plan Memorandum On March 4, 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States of America. The next day, March 5, 1933, FDR ...
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|March 12, 1919 – Grange-le-Comte Par Rarecourt (Meuse)
March 12, 1919 – Grange-le-Comte Par Rarecourt (Meuse) My darling wife: I'm not certain whether this letter is 29 or 30 so I numbered it 29. For if it is 29 and you receive another ...
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|What did Adam Smith really have to say...
As I have written in several recent diaries, I have spent the last few months reading through my economist grandfathers papers. Not having been particularly interested in economics as a youngster I ...
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Genealogy is perhaps my number one hobby. I have always had a love of history and these two things coincide with each other nicely. Many years ago one of my brothers children had a school ...
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|New York State Group at DailyKos
Good afternoon and Welcome to the New York State Group at DailyKos. We're just getting organized and rolling in some used furniture. We've got electricity and internet access set up in the office. ...
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|The War and World Peace
Continuing my recent series of diaries featuring my grandfather that began with my introduction of him ...
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|Scopes Monkey Trial - How it played out in one family
On May 5, 1925 John Scopes was charged with teaching the theory of evolution in his high school class room in direct violation of Tennessee'...
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|IS SOCIALISM THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE?
November 25, 1946 my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , Professor of Finance and Dean of the School of ...
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|Meet my Grandfather Garfield V. Cox
One of my hobbies is genealogical research. On Thanksgiving Day this past year I came into possession of 3 boxes of my maternal Grandfathers papers. One box of old photos. One box of writings, notes,
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|Bedside when Gabby Giffords opened her eyes - Updated
I don't have anything to add to the wonderful story below so I'm just going to post this as I haven't seen it anywhere before. Peace.
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The new 2010 Census figures are out. You can find all the charts, spreadsheets, etc at the Census web page: http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/apportionment/apport.html For New Yorkers the ...
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|On Freedom and Government
On Freedom and Government What is freedom? What would perfect freedom look like? Perfect freedom is the ability to live and do what you like, when you like, where you like, how you like without ...
|Andrew C White||07/04/2010||7||5||1||29|
|"It doesn't take long to know exactly what's wrong with it."
"I haven’t been in Washington long, but it doesn’t take long to know exactly what’s wrong with it," Senator Gillibrand said. I haven't been in ...
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|Delete everyone elses f*ck*ng account, Kos
I want them out of this farce of a website. I thought this was a closed forum for only my brand of progressives to discuss their views. Instead, it is little more than the internet wing of the ...
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|"Terror of the Mountains" dead in a drive-by
Martin Casey of Stephentown, the so-called "terror of the mountains" and an antagonist in a long-running local feud, is gunned down today after allegedly attempting a drive-by shooting ...
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|Shocking! Startling! Hypocrisy and Pay-to-Play
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Yesterday brought ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part VI - Banning Media
Cross Posted from The Albany Project This is Part V of a series on the Citizens ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part V - or Eating as Funding for Speech
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is Part V of a series ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part IV
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is Part IV of a series on the Citizens United v FEC ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part III
Cross Posted from The Albany Project This is Part III of a series on the Citizens United v ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part II
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is part II of a commentary on the recent Citizens ...
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|SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part 1
Cross posted from The Albany Project Now, I’m not a constitutional lawyer but... I have ...
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|NYS Senate to Expel Senator?
The Special Committee to investigation Senator Hiram Monserrate issued their final report and recommendation earlier today as reported by ...
|Andrew C White||01/14/2010||16||16||-||40|
|Struggling to find the Perfect Gift for Christmas?
It's Christmas time and I received one of my favorite gifts in the mail yesterday. I'm the youngest of five children in my family. Sometime after I moved out on my own something wonderful ...
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|Sen. Hiram Monserrate sentenced to 3 years probation - UPDATED
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to 3 ...
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|NY Senate: Monserrate Hearings Livestream Today at 5:00PM
The New York Senate has voted ...
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|5 to go... Who will be the lucky 1000th to
This is a man that needs firing. ...
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|US Senator Gillibrand calls for NYS Senator to Resign
Cross Posted from The Albany project The good news to come out ...
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|Escape - a domestic violence diary [updated]
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Escape She stumbles down the stairs, Lip ...
|Andrew C White||10/18/2009||25||29||-||72|
|NY-20: Scott Murphy Congress-on-your-corner
Cross posted at The Albany Project Or Congress-in-your-coffee-shop as this one happened to be.
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|A Buddhist View of Health Care Reform
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things The basis of Buddhism is the The Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path that the historical ...
|Andrew C White||07/01/2009||12||3||1||265|
|Health Care Debate
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. - Albert Einstein The health coverage debate rages on with talk of trillion dollar costs, market ...
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|NY-20: The Purpose of Elections
Cross posted from The Albany ...
|Andrew C White||04/15/2009||18||24||-||20|
|Bald Eagles doing GOTV nesting in NY-20
The Eastwick Press a great, small, local paper covering the eastern edge of Rensselaer County has the story.
|Andrew C White||03/27/2009||58||33||1||20|
|NY-20: "Rush Limbaugh is meaningless to me" - UPDATED
UPDATE Jim Tedisco just issued a Press Release: “Jim’s comments were in response to a question about what voters are asking him about on the campaign trail. So far,
|Andrew C White||03/20/2009||27||25||-||17|
|"Nothing is more dangerous in public affairs than the influence of private interests"
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Jean-Jacques Rousseau in his ...
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|Sometimes they say stuff that pisses me off
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Oh my...
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|NY-20: Scott Murphy - I think we've got a good one here
I met Scott Murphy this evening. Very impressive. I didn’t get more than a few minutes with him but he struck me as a genuinely nice guy and he did ...
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Kos wrote a piece showing state shifts in Presidential voting the last two elections on Thursday.
|Andrew C White||02/15/2009||39||6||-||17|
|What the American People have to say about bipartisanship
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Many people are quick to point out that Democrats make the mistake of thinking that “the ...
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|Republicans Vote in Favor of Great Depression
The US House of Representatives passed the Economic Stimulus bill this evening. All 177 Republicans and 11 Democrats expressed their support ...
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|Gandhi: "I would advise violence."
Or... a lesson in selective quotation. On this Christmas Eve I would like to share with you the words of one of the worlds wise men. They far surpass anything brilliant I could ever write.
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|Failures, Bail-outs, Globalization and where we go from here
Steve Clemons of the Washington Note opens a very important discussion today about globalization, off-shoring, bail-...
|Andrew C White||11/24/2008||11||2||1||-|
|Choices have Consequences
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Choices are not necessarily good or bad. Consequences are not necessarily good or bad either. ...
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|What a Beautiful Day
Cross-posted from The 10,000 Things President-elect Barack Obama. Isn't that a nice sentence? It's ...
|Andrew C White||11/05/2008||2||3||1||-|
|New York Statewide Voter Roll and HAVA
Cross posted from The Albany Project Following the debacle of the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida, Congress in its infinite ...
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|Governments are instituted... for what purpose?
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things You might be somewhat familiar with the following words... IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, ...
|Andrew C White||10/20/2008||12||6||-||-|
|Capitalism - American style - has failed
Cross-posted from The 10,000 Things It is mind-boggling to see a headline under a picture of John McCain’s smiling face ...
|Andrew C White||10/19/2008||6||4||1||1|
|Why do conservatives hate Americans?
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things Why do conservatives hate Americans? This is becoming a clear trend. The leaders of the McCain/
|Andrew C White||10/18/2008||35||14||1||-|
|"What America needs in this hour is a fighter"
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Really?
|Andrew C White||10/13/2008||11||10||1||-|
|Three objects, three poisons, and three seeds of virtue
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things From "Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-...
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|NY-21: Darius Shahinfar live blogging tonight at The Albany Project
Robert Harding will be hosting Darius Shahinfar , Democratic candidate for Congress ...
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|Self-will... and a Cup of Tea
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things From 101 Zen ...
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|And the Votes are in!
Cross posted from The Albany Project Bo Lipari has the news ...
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Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Is there to be found on earth a fullness of joy, or is there no such thing? Is ...
|Andrew C White||02/06/2008||2||1||-||2|
|On this Primary Day - An Ode to Al Gore
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things The Turtle Chuang Tzu with his bamboo pole Was fishing in Pu river. ...
|Andrew C White||02/05/2008||5||6||-||2|
|NOW-NY Jumps the Gender Shark
I've been working the phones and email on this issue since I first saw it earlier today. I see that it received a wee bit of ...
|Andrew C White||01/28/2008||61||28||2||27|
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Harper's Magazine features a great ...
|Andrew C White||01/25/2008||38||130||5||36|
|NYS Selects Voting Machines
Cross posted from The Albany Project The Times Unions Capital ...
|Andrew C White||01/24/2008||24||19||-||35|
|FISA, Immunity, and Leadership
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things UPDATE: The ACLU has ...
|Andrew C White||01/23/2008||2||8||-||8|
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things I've just finished ...
|Andrew C White||01/22/2008||16||11||1||288|
|The Fasting of the Heart
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Tao Te Ching #...
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|Three in the morning
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Now I am going to blog something here. I don't know whether it fits into the category of other ...
|Andrew C White||01/20/2008||14||8||1||2|
|The Pivot (and the pendulum?)
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things The Pivot Tao is obscured when men understand only one of a pair of opposites, or ...
|Andrew C White||01/18/2008||7||2||-||2|
|Gillibrand to speak w/Conyers & Nadler re: Impeachment Hearings
Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY-20) held her sixteenth town hall this past Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Livingston Town Hall in Columbia County.
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