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Impressive Visit to Nebraska Humane Society

- ... The stray cattery can house up to 140 cats. Both the dogs awaiting adoption and the stray dogs are kept in individual 14 foot kennel runs, double kennels are provided for situations such as litters. The facility also provides nine private rooms for individuals and the animals to interact and become familiar with each other, before the adoption process (Nebraska Humane Society, 2014). In 2012, the total intake of cats and dogs at the NHS was 17,764 animals; of this 9,537 were successfully adopted out to loving families, 5,222 were euthanized mainly due to untreatable health problems, and over 3000 were lost pets who were successfully returned to their owner/guardians....   [tags: animals, adoption, obedience]

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My First Visit at the Hindu Temple

- I decided to visit a Hindu temple because the Hindu religion was the religion that I knew the least about and was interested in. This assignment gave me an opportunity to learn more about this religion and what their worship services and rituals were like. The temple that I went to was called BAPS Shri Swaminaryan Mandir and it was located in Lilburn. As soon as I walked in, I was amazed by the beautiful architectural design of this Temple. It seemed like it took a lot of hard work and dedication to make the place what it is now....   [tags: religion]

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Swedish American Contributions to Chicago

- This essay is based on my recent visit to The Swedish American Museum located in the Andersonville community at 5211 S. Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois. In the 1850s the area was considered to be north of Foster and east of Clark was a large cherry orchard, and families had only begun to move into the fringes of what is now Andersonville. Swedish immigrants continued to arrive in Andersonville throughout the beginning of the 20th century. The Swedish American Museum was founded in 1976, by Kurt Mathiasson, as a grassroots effort to preserve and disseminate the history of the great contributions of early Swedish immigrants to Chicago....   [tags: Museum, Reflection, Cultural Visit]

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Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands by John Auldjo

- In order to analyze a primary source in this case Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833, by John Auldjo one must first research the authors and understand his point of view. With one simple internet search one would learn that John Auldjo was a British traveler, geologist, writer and artist. Simple by just reading that line one would find out that John Auldjo was not native member to the Ottoman Empire therefore he had a different perspective of Constantinople then someone who is native to the empire....   [tags: sultan, summer, spring, 1833]

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The Messages in A Visit Of Charity and Old Mrs Chundle

- The Messages in A Visit Of Charity and Old Mrs Chundle Both 'A Visit Of Charity' and 'Old Mrs Chundle' have seemingly similar themes written in a different way. Old Mrs Chundle was written during the 1880's and is about an old woman who lives on her own in a country parish. However, the rather ironically titled A Visit Of Charity is set in 20th century America and concerns the visit of Marian, a campfire girl, to two old ladies living in an old people's home. Despite being set in different times and countries both stories have the same theme: the way we mistreat old people....   [tags: Papers]

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How the Inspector's Visit Affects Two Characters in the Play

- How the Inspector's Visit Affects Two Characters in the Play John Boynton Priestley was born in Yorkshire in 1894. He knew early on that he wanted to become a writer, but decided against going to university as he thought he would get a better feel for the world around him away from academia. Instead, he became a junior clerk with a local wool firm at the age of 16. When the First World War broke out, Priestley joined the infantry and only just escaped death on a number of occasions....   [tags: Papers]

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Understanding Tourist Motivation, Attitude and Intention to Visit

- In tourism, motivation is considered a critical variable and a driving force behind tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). Tourist motivation is considered as the core of a tourists’ continuous behavioral process. Although motivation explains a large portion of the variance in tourist behavior, motivation can only partially explain tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). To understand tourist behavior, it is necessary to investigate the relationship between tourist motivation and behavior or the interrelations among motivation and other behavioral determinants....   [tags: traveling business analysis]

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Pride & Prejudice How does the visit to Pemberley affect Elizabeth's

- Pride & Prejudice How does the visit to Pemberley affect Elizabeth's feelings towards Darcy. Why does her opinion alter. Pride & Prejudice How does the visit to Pemberley affect Elizabeth's feelings towards Darcy. Why does her opinion alter after this encounter. We have seen through the books chorus that Elizabeth doesn't care about wealth, she rather wants to marry for love then money (She denies Darcy when he first proposed, and she sees Mr.Wickham as an good man even though he cannot offer her wealth) but all that changes for her and for us after the Pemberley visit....   [tags: English Literature]

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I Absolutely Love Jennifer Egan 's A Visit From The Goon Squad

- I absolutely love Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad. Each short story is packed with emotion and follows the same underlying theme: the consequence of time. Egan’s stories shift back and forth through time and show the connection between each of the characters. There is never a dull or boring moment because the reader is constantly trying to figure out where exactly he or she is: in time, in place, and in what character’s perspective. The way in which she writes her collection seems to mimic real life....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Novel, Writing]

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Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viewing the Asian Art Collections

- Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viewing the Asian Art Collections The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the finest Asian art collections that has enlightened and strengthened my understanding in my personal art experience. The Museum itself is an artistic architectural structure that graces the entire block on 82nd Street in Manhattan. Entering inside, I sensed myself going back into an era, into a past where people traded ideas and learned from each other. It is a past, where I still find their works of yesteryears vividly within my grasp, to be remembered and shared as if their reflections of works were cast for the modern devoted learner....   [tags: Asia Metropolitan Museum of Art Essays]

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A Visit Register Nurse ( Pvrn ) At Cincinnati Children 's Medical Center

- Karen is a post visit register nurse (PVRN) at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). She has been an employee at CCMC for nine years but has only had this position for about four years. PVRN’s are responsible for following up on any positive culture results to make sure the patient is on an appropriate treatment plan. If they are not receiving the correct treatment, the PVRN must contact the doctor to get orders for the necessary medications and educate the family of the updated treatment plan....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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A Surprise Visit

- He reached out and naturally took my hand as we walked out to the parking lot. Everything about being with Luke is natural, the way he looks out for me, the way he touches me when we talk, it all seems so common and normal, yet there’s something else there. Something I can’t quite put my finger on. Something …different. Once we were in Luke’s car, I broke down and told him about my parents; the fighting, Mom sleeping in the guest room, all of it. It felt good to finally let it all out, instead of just the bits and pieces....   [tags: peronal narrative]

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Redemption in the Music Industry: Portrayals of Artists Vindicating Themselves through Film and Text

- Redemption is a big part of every person. It's in stories with rising and falling action, in the music industry with the success of bands and the unavoidable destruction of them, and most importantly in people because we all make mistakes and most of us learn from them. Redemption is what made these two stories successful. Without characters redeeming themselves both A Visit from the Goon Squad and Almost Famous wouldn't have been as successful as they were and the viewer would have hated all each and every character....   [tags: Almost Famous, A Visit from the Goon Squad]

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How I Initiated Compassionate Person Centered Care On A Home Visit With My Mentor

- Context I have chosen to base my reflection on how I initiated compassionate person centred care on a home visit with my mentor, to a 74-year-old elderly man who will be known as Mr Wilson due to confidentiality; and his family including his wife Mrs Wilson who had just come home from hospital from suffering a stroke and their three sons as they had some concerns about his memory, affecting his independence. In order to analyse the situation, I will be structuring my reflection on the Gibb’s (1988) reflective cycle and reflect on the ways I had communicated and shown compassion to Mr....   [tags: Patient, Health care, Health care provider]

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The Visit of Master Nocturne

- Everything was burning. The house was falling to pieces around Jon. He heard the screams of his family in the other rooms. Everyone, everything was dying. He frantically ran to the door of his room and pushed the door open. The house was in flames; there was no escape. A door burst open at the other end of the hall. His sister, barely eight, came running out, screaming. She saw him and began to run towards him. “Jon” she said to her younger brother. “What is happening?” he asked, his voice trembling....   [tags: personal narrative]

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A Visit to the Witches Camp

- Mr. Gypsclomo resorted in violent behaviors in the village. Boys of the age of Dadster Posh were the target. Whenever he saw a boy at dusk, he rushed towards him. He threw something in his eyes. The youngster suddenly closed his eyes. He could not see because of the pains. After two boys have suffered the ordeal, the news spread in Tolobi. Since that time, the boys avoided him. Mr. Gypsclomo bore grudge against the boys. He threw some powdered substances onto their face. One evening as Vigor passed by Mr....   [tags: Story, Village]

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Exploring Judaism

- Judaism, which originated in the middle east, is one of the oldest religions in the world. Judaism is the religion from where Catholicism and Islam have their roots. The main difference between Judaism and the previously mentioned religions is that Judaism is based on the old testament entirely excluding the new testaments in its teachings. Jews believe that they are the people chosen by God and that because of the covenant they have the duty, more than any other group of people, to keep the law of God....   [tags: Visit to a Synagogue]

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My Visit to the World Bird Sanctuary

- ... In the visitors center I was fascinated by the educational displays which included a touch table replica eggs and a skull display. It amazes me to see the differences in size, shape, and color of the different eggs from the, chicken egg size, brown, mottled peregrine falcon eggs to the large Andean Condor eggs which are at least three times their size. My next stop on my tour of World Bird Sanctuary was the nature center where Billy Baumann, an employee at World Bird Sanctuary, let me step into the African Straw Colored Fruit Bat exhibit to get some photos while she fed them chunks of apples....   [tags: mission, education, nature center]

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Impact of Visist California in Tourism

- Visit California is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1998 at a governmental state level that encourages tourism to California. The organization is run by the executive committee and board members. The mission of the organization is “to develop and maintain marketing programs — in partnership with the state's travel industry — that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination” (About Visit California, 2014). The 37 members Visit California commission include individuals from all 12 regions of California and they manage all properties of those regions (About Visit California, 2014)....   [tags: funding, non profit, tourism, california]

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Comparing Ethics of Responsibility in The Visit and The Oresteia

- The Visit and The Oresteia: Ethics of Responsibility       When Friedrich Durrenmatt wrote the play The Visit, he was doing so in response to what he saw as appalling neutrality on the part of the Swiss during World War II, neutrality that we now know was something more insidious.  This powerful play expresses what happens in a community where responsibility is abdicated and scapegoating is employed, what happens when mercy falls to vengeance in the name of justice.  It is a play designed to shock society into recognizing its own flaws and choosing a different course of action, a different way to be.  Today I would like to briefly describe how this play and its connections help...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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My First Visit to Nigeria

- My First Visit to Nigeria In this essay I will reconstruct my first visit to Nigeria. The journey took place when I was seventeen in early 1993, during which time Nigeria was under the military rule of General Sanni Abacha. For the most part of my trip I stayed in Lagos, former capital state and still highly recognised as the commercial capital of Nigeria, although I did visit other parts of the country including Ondo State and Jos. Between this time and the time I left, in early 1994, I experienced and learnt a lot about the Nigerian culture....   [tags: Personal Narrative Traveling Essays]

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Reasons to Visit Lisbon, Portugal

- Introduction Lisbon, Portugal is an amazing vacation spot. Whether it’s the sandy white beaches, or the bright blue skies, Lisbon is one of the best vacation spots in Portugal. Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, has a rich Portuguese culture and history, so there is almost always somewhere to visit or something to eat to fill your senses and the food will top your experience and making Lisbon truly great. If you are bored, museums, clubs, historic sites and many more are at your fingertips to enjoy and visit....   [tags: places to go, things to do]

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Alcoholics Anonymous Field Visit Report

- Alcoholics Anonymous Field Visit Report Alcoholics Anonymous is a self-help organization made up of men and women, young and old, who come together to share their experiences with alcohol, and to express their hope and strength with one another so that they can overcome the illness of alcoholism and then help others to recover. A.A. was first started by two men in 1935. One man from New York, Bill W., who was a stockbroker and another man from Ohio, Dr. Bob who was a surgeon. At one point Bill had wondered how one of his friends had achieved his abstinence, and his friend told him that he achieved it through religion....   [tags: Papers Alcoholism Drinking Essays]

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Elizabeth's Visit to Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

- Elizabeth's Visit to Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen In "Pride and Prejudice" Elizabeth's visit to Pemberley is a very key episode in the story as it expresses her change of heart towards Darcy. This visit reveals the true and real Darcy which proves that Elizabeth's assumptions were wrong which follows on from Darcy's explanatory letter at Hunstanton, of his and Wickems situation. Elizabeth is shocked to hear of Wickems unforgivable behaviour and his lies but her prejudices of Darcy remain....   [tags: Papers]

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My Visit to the American Museum of Natural History

- The three Halls that I visited at the American Museum of Natural History were: Halls of the Pacific Peoples, Northwest Coast Indians and Asian peoples. All of these Halls were distinctly different from each other, although I enjoyed viewing all three, my favorite Hall was that of Asian Peoples. Of special interest was the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, since I was able to witness and play in my head, a reel of the transformations it has gone through since the time of Franz Boas, as described in an article “A Magic Place”....   [tags: Culture, World History, Descriptive Essay]

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The United States Visitor and Immigration Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) Program

- The United States Visitor and Immigration Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) Program Introduction The United States Visitor and Immigration Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program was introduced on January 5th, 2004 at all air and sea ports of the United States of America. This program, as outlined by the Department of Homeland Security, aims to increase the level of security in the U.S. while allowing it to remain a multicultural land with people from all parts of the world. Specifically, the US-VISIT programs goals are to: ·“Enhance the security of United States Citizens, permanent residents and visitors”[1] ·“Facilitate legitimate travel and trade”[1] ·“Ensure the integr...   [tags: International Border Visas Immigrants Essays]

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One Place I Would Like to Visit on a Class Trip

- One Place I Would Like to Visit on a Class Trip New York City is the one place I would very much like to visit on our next class trip. New York City is very large and has lots of exciting and educational activities, such as going to the theater, museums, landmarks and shopping. New York City is located in the state of New York, only 30 minutes to Newark Airport in New Jersey. It makes a perfect place for a class trip. The tourist season runs the entire year, making visiting time flexible. New York City is usually packed with people making the city look very overcrowded....   [tags: Personal Narrative Traveling Persuasive Essays]

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Impressions Obtained from a Visit to the Dr. William E. Anderson Library at Calvary Christian High School

- It is important for all librarians, whether they work in an academic, public, special, or school library, to visit other facilities and observe and discuss how they operate their library. New thoughts, ideas, and ways of accomplishing tasks can be gathered and put to use in other libraries. This paper will discuss some of the aspects and impressions obtained from a visit to the Dr. William E. Anderson Library at Calvary Christian High School. Calvary Christian High School is a private, church, secondary school located in Clearwater, Florida....   [tags: School Observation]

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Cardboard Citizens Visit Secondary Schools to Share Experiences and Issues

- Current statistics show that teenagers from the UK have taken more drugs, drunk more alcohol and smoked more cigarettes than any other country in Europe. Children and young people today are capable of achieving greater things in life and should not feel the need to take a wrong path. Reports show that this mainly comes down to other entertainment being far too expensive and peer pressure being existent. Schools today do not provide parents with enough valuable information on these substances and the dangers, resulting in binge drinking, homelessness and early teenage pregnancies....   [tags: UK, volunteering, young adults, teenagers, experie]

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Exploring Pilgrimage

- Exploring Pilgrimage Pilgrimage is a journey to sacred places that are inspired by religious devotion. The place that is visited is usually where events have happened in the past that are relevant or important to what the pilgrim believes. Pilgrimage is an ancient custom which has changed over many years. It used to be a long and dangerous journey, but now many treat it like a holiday. A very early example of a pilgrim was Hsüan Tsang, a 7th century Chinese Buddhist; he travelled 65,000 km/ 40,000 mi during his 16 year pilgrimage through India and China....   [tags: Papers]

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Volunteering at the Dover Children's Museum

- For my experiential learning project I volunteered at the Dover Children’s Museum. The second Sunday of every month they have a program called ‘Exploring Our Way’. Between the hours of ten and twelve they open up the museum exclusively for children with autism and their families. During our orientation with Paula, who is the leader of this program, we were given information about children with autism; similar to the general information we received in class. In addition to that we told about the adaptations the museum does at this time to make it a more comfortable places for the children with autism....   [tags: my experiential learning project]

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Physiotherapy Outcome Measures

- Outcome measures are used in all physiotherapy areas not only in research, but also in clinical practice. Therefore, reproducibility studies are needed to assess the repeatability or consistency of these measurements. The aim of this experiment is to examine the test retest repeatability by one practitioner for an outcome measure in physiotherapy. Seventeen subjects were recruited to participate in this experiment. Three separate readings were taken for each subject on each day on two different occasions....   [tags: Physiotherapy]

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An Analysis of Charles Darwin’s Visit to the Galápagos

- Now, Darwin was not the first to land on this group of islands, but rather was the first to document an extensive analysis on everything from animals, plants, habitat, and climate. The majesty held by the landscape described by Darwin is unparalleled by no other known to human kind, even today.“Imps of Darkness” that emerge from the depths of the sea, giant tortoises whose size are incomparable to any European tortoise and specimen of finches indigenous to its own respective island are examples of Charles Darwin’s analysis upon his first encounter with the archipelago, Galápagos....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Assessing the Role of a Site Visit in Adopting Activity Driven Methods

- 1. Introduction: How to teach socio-technical analysis in healthcare. Healthcare is highly information-intensive; i.e., healthcare activities rely heavily on information being transferred between patients and various care providers, collected, stored, processed and used. The purposeful use of information within activities can be seen as a socio-technical information system (IS) [1, 2], within which information technology (IT; manual or computer-based) is used as a means of work by individual actors or as a means of coordination and communication between actors [3]....   [tags: Healthcare]

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My Visit to St. Peter's Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina

- ... This history is why I thought it be best to visit a Catholic service, to see what happens, and, with its doctrine and liturgy, how the process of worship really operates amongst such a large congregation. The church I visited is called Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC, on 501 South Tryon Street. This church was established in 1851, and staffed by the Jesuit Catholics in 1986. The Jesuits pride themselves on humility based on an oath of poverty, and to help the poor as well. Because of this, St....   [tags: comparative religion, Protestantism]

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Patient Visit Summary Report

- Confidentiality Disclaimer - This essay uses patient initials only. No identifying features are included within this essay. Patient: BA Patient’s age: 63 years old 1. Medical conditions (active) : After taking the patient’s medical history, I found out that the patient experiences several active medical conditions. She was diagnosed having rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type II, sleep problem, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She got rheumatoid arthritis when she was 49 years old, and has been having this for 14 years....   [tags: Patient Interview Report]

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My Museum Visit Report

- When first arriving at the museum it was an old styled, rustic, building that was not very modern, which I think fits into the theme of the museum. The outside of the building had history, similar to how the inside of museum is filled with a history. There was also an impressive statue of former president Theodore Roosevelt. I thought it was an interesting display, but Theodore Roosevelt was an advocate for the preservation of national parks and the conservation of animals, moreover, I thought it was a great tribute to him....   [tags: layout and exhibits]

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Recruiting Violations in College Sports

- Sports are extremely popular around the world and only get more popular as time goes on. Sports is on television (TV), in the news, in the newspaper, and online. It only makes sense that this is the case. A sporting event is the ultimate drama. The variability of a game is what gets people so into it. Sports can tell a story, and teach great life lessons as well as inspire people. If sports are that important to the people around the world who watch it, just think about how important sports are to the ones who actually play it and coach it....   [tags: Sports ]

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Fantastic Adventures: False Bottom Creek

- The way nature works is a very interesting study that one can do. The research that was done at False Bottom Creek was no exception to that statement. The diversity in plant life was quite surprising and so was the amount of human activity in that area. A large amount of observations, note taking, and pictures were taken in our four visits to False Bottom Creek. But before we can go into greater detail about the plants, animals, and visits we first have to explain how to arrive at our ecosystem....   [tags: plants, animals, parks, ecosystem]

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Provision of Intervension to Prevent Family Breakdown

- ... Observation is one of the most powerful methods when assessing a child’s needs and development, gathering information around attachment between family members, and parenting capacity. It is argued that it is best done within the family home (Hobart and Frankel, 2004). However, it is not possible to do this with this case. Subsequently, additional evidence of attachment, children's behaviour and personal strengths can be obtained outside of the family environment, which tends to be neglected in the home assessment (Holland, 2011)....   [tags: case study]

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