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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Chad Pinder learned versatility back homeside to him, too: Throughout college, including when he returned to finish his
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
side to him, too: Throughout college, including when he returned to finish his degree in communications, Chad worked with Special Olympics athletes, even asking his coach, Pete Hughes, if he could leave practice early one day a week and take a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Douglas Co. Special Olympics softball team headed to national championshipThe Douglas County Special Olympics unified softball team left Thursday for Bis
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 hours ago
The Douglas County Special Olympics unified softball team left Thursday for Bismarck, North Dakota, to compete in the Special Olympics North America softball national championship competitions. The team, which is part of the Douglas County Parks and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Countdown on for NZ’s biggest Special Olympics eventFriday, 18 August 2017, 11:55 amPress Release: Special Olympics NZ Athletes wi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:55 amPress Release: Special Olympics NZ Athletes with intellectual disabilities from around the country are ramping up... Read more
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BC Local News
Law Enforcement Torch Run backrooftop at Walmart Red Deer North Superstore for about 51 hours starting Friday
BC Local News / Posted 8 hours ago
rooftop at Walmart Red Deer North Superstore for about 51 hours starting Friday. The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Alberta have the Red Deer RCMP, Alberta Sheriffs, Alberta Corrections, Alberta Animal and Municipal... Read more
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BC Local News
Campbell River swimmer brings home several gold from Canada Gamesone gold, one silver and three bronze medals, he went to the Canada Summer Game
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
one gold, one silver and three bronze medals, he went to the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg as part of the Team BC Special Olympics contingent. Shade had tremendous success at the Canada Summer Games in swimming. He gold medaled in all... Read more
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Benton Courier
11th annual Tip-A-Cop on tap tonight at Colton'sBenton police officers will be trading in their handcuffs for aprons tonight to
Benton Courier / Posted 9 hours ago
Benton police officers will be trading in their handcuffs for aprons tonight to help raise money for Special Olympics of Arkansas. For the 11th year in a row, Tip-A-Cop will take over Colton's Steak House in Benton as officers and other law... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River swimmer brings home several gold from Canada Gamesone gold, one silver and three bronze medals, he went to the Canada Summer Game
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
one gold, one silver and three bronze medals, he went to the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg as part of the Team BC Special Olympics contingent. Shade had tremendous success at the Canada Summer Games in swimming. He gold medaled in all... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Dream Ride Returns To Farmington Polo Clubconverge at the Farmington Polo Club, 152 Town Farm Road, Aug. 25 to 27 for the
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 hours ago
converge at the Farmington Polo Club, 152 Town Farm Road, Aug. 25 to 27 for the Dream Ride Experience, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. The motorcyle Dream Ride, which spans 40 miles through Connecticut, leaves from the polo club at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Ogle County News
Car wash helps raise funds for VOP repairsThe Village of Progress Special Olympics Parents’ Club held its annual car wash
Ogle County News / Posted 12 hours ago
The Village of Progress Special Olympics Parents’ Club held its annual car wash on Saturday, Aug. 12. In years past, the car wash has generated funds to support Special Olympics programs at the Village of Progress. In light of the flooding at the... Read more
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Powys County Times
South Powys stars shine in SheffieldSOUTH Powys athletes shone at the Special Olympics in Sheffield last week, retu
Powys County Times / Posted 16 hours ago
SOUTH Powys athletes shone at the Special Olympics in Sheffield last week, returning home with a 17 medal horde. Athletes from across Britain descended on the Steel City for the 10th annual national games, the largest sports event in Britain for... Read more
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Daily Echo
First Healthy Living Festival coming to Southamptonby ParkLives – a partnership between Active Nation Southampton, and Coca-Cola G
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
by ParkLives – a partnership between Active Nation Southampton, and Coca-Cola Great Britain – alongside Active Ability and Special Olympics Southampton. Local sports clubs and organisations from across the city will also attend. Free activities... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Golfers Tee Off To Help Special Olympics IowaGolf Classic was held at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny. The event is put on
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Golf Classic was held at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny. The event is put on by the Urbandale Kiwanis to benefit Special Olympics Iowa. It's named in honor of Jim Jordan a past Special Olympics Iowa Board member who started the... Read more
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eTrucker
S.C. World’s Largest Truck Convoy set for Sept. 30The South Carolina edition of the series of “World’s Largest Truck Convoys” ben
eTrucker / Posted yesterday
The South Carolina edition of the series of “World’s Largest Truck Convoys” benefiting Special Olympics is set for September 30, organizers say, anchored at the SC Farmer’s Market in West Columbia. In addition to the convoy, the event will include... Read more
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Lake Cowichan Gazette
Swimmer adds bronze to B.C.’s medal countCarlow swam to silver and bronze medals at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winn
Lake Cowichan Gazette / Posted yesterday
Carlow swam to silver and bronze medals at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg last week. Carlow took bronze in the Special Olympics female 100m freestyle final on Aug. 8 with a time of 1:28.59. She had posted the second-fastest time in her... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Bassingbourn woman with intellectual disability wins gold medal at Special Olympics 2017 Lucy Warne with horse Finnigan after winning a gold and two silver medals at
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted yesterday
Lucy Warne with horse Finnigan after winning a gold and two silver medals at the Special Olympics in Sheffield. Picture: Courtesy of Alison Warne A... Read more
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Daily Echo
Ten Things To Do In Hampshire This Weekendby ParkLives – a partnership between Active Nation Southampton, and Coca-Cola G
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
by ParkLives – a partnership between Active Nation Southampton, and Coca-Cola Great Britain – alongside Active Ability and Special Olympics Southampton. Local sports clubs and organisations from across the city will also attend the event, from... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Knox United Church 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament surpasses expectationsClub, Assiginack Public Library, Island Animal Hospital, Manitoulin Family Reso
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
Club, Assiginack Public Library, Island Animal Hospital, Manitoulin Family Resources, Manitoulin Navy League, Manitoulin Special Olympics, Manitowaning Agricultural Society, Manitowaning Girl Guides, Manitowaning Minor Hockey, St. Paul’s Anglican... Read more
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Daily Record
Rutherglen duo bring home medals after basketball success at Special Olympicsthe Scotland West team out of 30 hopefuls. Coach Alasdair said he hoped that t
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
the Scotland West team out of 30 hopefuls. Coach Alasdair said he hoped that the women’s success would help promote the Special Olympics. He added: “Hopefully that will give them some recognition because the Special Olympics is often put to the... Read more
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Daily Record
Four sporting superstars return with Special Olympics medalsFour sporting superstars returned from the Special Olympics with medals round t
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Four sporting superstars returned from the Special Olympics with medals round their necks. Ronan Cusack, his girlfriend Samantha Scott, Catherine Kennedy and Margaret Newell delivered superb peformances representing Scotland West at the games in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Disabled woman hit by cruel jibes and blind cameraman among dozens of people helped to fulfill their dreamsa celebration event to pay tribute to the achievements they have all made. Amo
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
a celebration event to pay tribute to the achievements they have all made. Among them will be Steven Cairney, a recent Special Olympics double medallist and football referee; Yvonne McDowall, a retail assistant; James Hughes, an amateur pilot... Read more
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The Morning Call
Stroudsburg's Sebastian Joseph seeks impact on and off the field for Rutgersfor their commitment to community service. At Rutgers, Joseph has dedicated ti
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
for their commitment to community service. At Rutgers, Joseph has dedicated time to organizations such as the New Jersey Special Olympics, Read Across America and Bright Beginnings Learning Center. He volunteers at hospitals, homeless shelters... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich teenager with autism has bike stolen by gang a week before winning gold at Special Olympics Jordan Rednall, 16, had his beloved Mongoose Thunderball bike stolen by a gro
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Jordan Rednall, 16, had his beloved Mongoose Thunderball bike stolen by a group of teenagers in Landseer Park in Ipswich . Picture: ARCHANT An... Read more
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Delhi News Record
‘Champions and mentors’apple grower and innovator, was also a baseball coach. • Jason Gordy – After m
Delhi News Record / Posted 2 days ago
apple grower and innovator, was also a baseball coach. • Jason Gordy – After more than 20 years of involvement in Special Olympics, Gordy was recognized in 2015 as a nominee for the Dr. Frank Hayden National Special Olympics Athlete... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
‘Champions and mentors’apple grower and innovator, was also a baseball coach. • Jason Gordy – After m
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 2 days ago
apple grower and innovator, was also a baseball coach. • Jason Gordy – After more than 20 years of involvement in Special Olympics, Gordy was recognized in 2015 as a nominee for the Dr. Frank Hayden National Special Olympics Athlete... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
South Rockwood teen shares love of 4-H, musicto present), 4-H Small Animal Association president (past corresponding secreta
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
to present), 4-H Small Animal Association president (past corresponding secretary, historian and a member since 2012), Special Olympics mentor since 2013, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team sponsor (donated more than $3,000 since 2010),... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
S.A. Special Olympics softball team headed to North American Championshipnow there’s a new team that will be representing the Alamo City on the big stag
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
now there’s a new team that will be representing the Alamo City on the big stage. It’s kind of like the World Series of Special Olympics softball. “I play in the outfield. When the ball is hit in the air and I catch the ball and get people... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
August 11U.S. Sens. Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, she is best known for her activis
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. Sens. Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, she is best known for her activism, including her role in helping found the Special Olympics. [ + - ] 2006: The Transportation Security Administration bans all liquids, gels and aerosols from... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
A rose by any other nameand educational opportunities that Fuller said proved incredibly beneficial for
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
and educational opportunities that Fuller said proved incredibly beneficial for Shawna Rose. From her education to Special Olympics to the Cayuga Seneca Arc’s Fingerlakes Artists, Musicians and Entertainers, or F.A.M.E, program, Shawna Rose... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Unified Track & Field State Invitational Announced By TSSAA, Special Olympics Tennesseeimplemented during the 2018 Spring Fling Championships. The decision marks the
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
implemented during the 2018 Spring Fling Championships. The decision marks the beginning of a partnership between TSSAA and Special Olympics Tennessee in Unified Sports. Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Special Olympics softball teams to compete in BismarckFor Carlson, it's not difficult to stay active. He's been involved in the Speci
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
For Carlson, it's not difficult to stay active. He's been involved in the Special Olympics since he was 13, and he plays softball and kickball each week with Community Options, an organization that serves people with disabilities. He's also played... Read more
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New Kerala
Pita Pit Canada Celebrates Growth, Raises Record Amount for motionball at National Conference - newkerala news #263189Pit franchisees, corporate staff, and vendor partners worked together to raise
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Pit franchisees, corporate staff, and vendor partners worked together to raise more than USD 45,000 for motionball and the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. The efforts are aimed at increasing Pita Pit Canada's strong partnership with... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Golfers go for the gold in Special Olympics eventABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - Sixteen athletes hit the links at Diamondback Golf Cour
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - Sixteen athletes hit the links at Diamondback Golf Course on Sunday to take part in the Special Olympics golf competition. Each athlete was paired with a United Partner, or someone without disabilities, to go for the gold... Read more
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League Managers Association
LMA AMBASSADORS SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB NATIONAL GAMESSixteen LMA Ambassadors, led by LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, volunteered thei
League Managers Association / Posted 3 days ago
Sixteen LMA Ambassadors, led by LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, volunteered their support to the recent Special Olympics GB’s National Games in Sheffield, including the Official Special Olympics Torch Run which preceded the main event. LMA board... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A candle burning at both ends: Spotting the signs of caregiver burnoutnow 22, is affectionate and chatty, quick to embrace her father and tell him ab
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
now 22, is affectionate and chatty, quick to embrace her father and tell him about her day. And as she proudly displayed a Special Olympics Singapore medal she won this year in track and field, Mr Tay could not help but crack a smile. "We... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special Olympics: Pearland team headed to tournamentThe Pearland Saints are one of two teams from Texas competing in the annual Spe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
The Pearland Saints are one of two teams from Texas competing in the annual Special Olympics North America (SONA) Softball Championship Aug. 17-20 in in Bismarck, N.D. The Pearland Saints, coached by Raymond Rocha, will make a third straight trip to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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11 News Houston
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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First Coast News
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of classhate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down S
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
hate speech by many advocates of people with disabilities, including the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and the Special Olympics. Jill thought about all the times she would say something when she heard the R-word. She thought about her... Read more
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