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Daily Mail
Democrats call for the removal of 'reprehensible' Confederate statuesbefore the completion of the House wing. States are allowed to replace statues
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
before the completion of the House wing. States are allowed to replace statues with approval from the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress. Some of them were donated as early as the 1860s. This new legislation would force 10 states to pick... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
James Ponti: Maitland author's kid sleuth returns in 'Vanished!'is 12, and that’s a good age.” Ponti has turned in the first draft for a third
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
is 12, and that’s a good age.” Ponti has turned in the first draft for a third Florian book called “Trapped!” about the Library of Congress and other libraries. In “Vanished!,” Florian develops empathy for the president’s daughter. “He... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
At 91, Tony Bennett still gets a kick out of performingvocals only enriched the meaning of their work. Bennett, of course, has been w
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
vocals only enriched the meaning of their work. Bennett, of course, has been widely lauded for his enormous contribution, the Library of Congress recently announcing that he will be the next recipient of its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Troop ship’s Vietnam War-era graffiti docks in Augustaand graffiti-covered canvas bunks. More than 700 items were saved from the tra
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
and graffiti-covered canvas bunks. More than 700 items were saved from the transport vessel and now are on display at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution and other museums around the county. To honor and thank veterans who served... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Roosevelt Township celebration and community picnic set for Aug....stories or additional information, someone can also show attendees how to acces
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
stories or additional information, someone can also show attendees how to access the Veterans' History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress. Doug Thompson, the curator from Camp Ripley Military Museum will present the Traveling Trunk of... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
In every Louisiana cook�s kitchen, green recipesbut there are only a few that have kept on and on,� said Alison Kelly, a resear
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
but there are only a few that have kept on and on,� said Alison Kelly, a research specialist and culinary expert at the Library of Congress. �It�s pretty unique and confirms a lot of things we know about food traditions in... Read more
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New Kerala
2017 Class Of National Student Poets Announced - newkerala news #263108student poets will be appointed by the Librarian of Congress and the Director o
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
student poets will be appointed by the Librarian of Congress and the Director of the IMLS at a ceremony August 31 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Other appointment events during the National Book Festival weekend include public... Read more
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Salon.com
The Library of Congress opened its catalogs to the world. Here’s why it mattersin subject matter, semantics in titles or patterns in the geographic source of
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
in subject matter, semantics in titles or patterns in the geographic source of works on a given topic? Now it is possible. The Library of Congress has made 25 million digital catalog records available for anyone to use at no charge. The free data... Read more
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Lowell Sun
The harsh truths of job-hunting amid a robust economytold her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
told her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with their logo branded on it. Next, the Library of Congress. Apply online, she was told. The same at Two Roads Hospitality. How many hours had she already spent... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Error 404: Visualizing The Internet's Digital Decayis Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, which has archived hundreds of billions
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
is Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, which has archived hundreds of billions webpages over the past 20 years. Even the The Library of Congress – which is well known for archiving digital information such as tweets – contracts Internet Archive... Read more
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Variety
Fellow Lensers Hail New Academy President John Bailey: ‘A Film Scholar’“Hidden Figures”) adds: “John is so worthy. His experience of 20 years with AMP
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
“Hidden Figures”) adds: “John is so worthy. His experience of 20 years with AMPAS, the ASC, and even working with the library of congress, puts him in a very good position to look after the values, education, preservation and ongoing... Read more
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TribLIVE
Museum of the Bible to offer free admission when it opens in Novemberbible that was carried by Rosa Parks is shown to members of the media during a
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
bible that was carried by Rosa Parks is shown to members of the media during a media preview of the Rosa Parks archive at the Library of Congress, Madison Building, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. WASHINGTON - The Museum of the Bible will... Read more
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Variety
‘Fast Times’ at 35: Cameron Crowe, Amy Heckerling on Courting David Lynch, Sean Penn’s Method Acting, Genital EqualityCrowe’s 1981 book chronicling his adventures going undercover at a San Diego hi
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
Crowe’s 1981 book chronicling his adventures going undercover at a San Diego high school, was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The harsh truths of job-hunting amid a robust economytold her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
told her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with their logo branded on it. Next, the Library of Congress. Apply online, she was told. The same at Two Roads Hospitality. How many hours had she already spent... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Outstanding ensembles perform during Sunday classical series - Montopolis will be in concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 1 as part of Winnsboro Center for the Arts’ second Sunday Afternoon Classical Series. (Courtesy Photo) WindSnyc brings ...series, and the Music in the Park Series of The Schubert Club (St. Paul, MN). R
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
series, and the Music in the Park Series of The Schubert Club (St. Paul, MN). Recent performance engagements include the Library of Congress in Washington DC, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center in China, and the Met Museum’s Grace Rainey Rogers... Read more
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The Morning Call
August 10, 2017aims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
aims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called StoryCorps. Stories are also archived in the Library of Congress. Historic Bethlehem intern and Shippensburg University oral history major Kayla Morales has recorded... Read more
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The Morning Call
What happens at Musikfest may not stay at Musikfestthat collects stories from people of all backgrounds and beliefs, and then arch
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
that collects stories from people of all backgrounds and beliefs, and then archived at the American Folk Life Center at the Library of Congress. The conversations are aimed at adding another layer to the festival’s historical record, which... Read more
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The Morning Call
Goschenhoppen Folk Festival: A celebration of Pa. Dutch culture, historyaims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
aims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called StoryCorps. Stories are also archived in the Library of Congress. Historic Bethlehem intern and Shippensburg University oral history major Kayla Morales has recorded... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mugshots Oral Histories and Musikfest Memorabilia Exhibitionaims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
aims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called StoryCorps. Stories are also archived in the Library of Congress. Historic Bethlehem intern and Shippensburg University oral history major Kayla Morales has recorded... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Legendary country singer Glen Campbell dead at 81WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: Glen Campbell performs during the Alzheimer's Associat
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: Glen Campbell performs during the Alzheimer's Association Evening with Glen Campbell at The Library of Congress on May 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images) WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: Glen Campbell... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mugshots- Oral Histories and Musikfest Memorabilia Exhibitionaims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
aims to preserve, share, and remember memories of Musikfest using an app called StoryCorps. Stories are also archived in the Library of Congress. Historic Bethlehem intern and Shippensburg University oral history major Kayla Morales has recorded... Read more
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Roll Call
The Long, Accident-Prone History of Getting the Library of Congress Out of the CapitolThe Library of Congress is one of the most ornate buildings in Washington, but
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
The Library of Congress is one of the most ornate buildings in Washington, but its story isn’t nearly as magnificent as the structure — it was once extensive, complex, accident-prone, and outgrew its original home in the Capitol. The United States... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The harsh truths of job-hunting amid a robust economytold her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
told her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with their logo branded on it. Next, the Library of Congress. Apply online, she was told. The same at Two Roads Hospitality. How many hours had she already spent... Read more
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Billboard
Effort to Free Civil Rights Anthem 'We Shall Overcome' May Hinge on Difference Between 'Will' & 'Shall'the copyrights be invalidated. The publishers respond unkindly to the proposit
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
the copyrights be invalidated. The publishers respond unkindly to the proposition that the official narrative over what the Library of Congress has called "the most powerful song of the 20th Century" is one big lie. "Plaintiffs waited until... Read more
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/Film
Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D Will Premiere at the Venice Film Festivalnight for three weeks straight. Thriller is also the only music video to be ind
/Film / Posted 10 days ago
night for three weeks straight. Thriller is also the only music video to be inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, which is a pretty big deal. Now fans will get to experience Thriller as they never have before when... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The harsh truths of job-hunting amid a robust economytold her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
told her she'd need to apply online. She thanked them and took a free pen with their logo branded on it. Next, the Library of Congress. Apply online, she was told. The same at Two Roads Hospitality. How many hours had she already spent... Read more
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New Kerala
Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D World Premiere At The Venice Film Festival 2017 - newkerala news #260900share it as a collective memory and it remains the only music video to be induc
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
share it as a collective memory and it remains the only music video to be inducted into the elite National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. It is fitting that Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D and Making of Michael Jackson's Thriller will... Read more
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Billboard
'Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D' to World Premiere at Venice Film Festival 2017filming Thriller. According to Branca, more news and events tied to Michael Ja
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
filming Thriller. According to Branca, more news and events tied to Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D will be announced in the coming weeks. Thriller remains the only music video to be inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congr... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Festivals starting earlier every yearPrater's Mill as well as some other North Georgia festivals. Speaking with Pete
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Prater's Mill as well as some other North Georgia festivals. Speaking with Peter Bartis at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress, she learned the years in which festivals began to take root coincided with a "back to the land... Read more
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The Express-Times
Got Musikfest stories? Historic Bethlehem wants to hear 'emit to grow as the festival progresses. The tales will be recorded via the Story
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
it to grow as the festival progresses. The tales will be recorded via the StoryCorps cell phone app and archived with the Library of Congress. "They (participants) can really see themselves reflected in the exhibition," curator Lindsey Jancay... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
The Book Nook: Please take the time to read to children“Journeys — Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives” by the L
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 13 days ago
“Journeys — Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives” by the Library of Congress, edited by Catherine Gourley (Candlewick Press, 226 pages, $18.99) Another school year is drawing nigh. Do you remember the sense of excitement we felt... Read more
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Billboard
From Jimmie Rodgers To Jason Aldean: 90 Years Of Country's Big Bang (The Bristol Sessions)III, whose grandfather John Lomax was a folk music archivist who conducted a se
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
III, whose grandfather John Lomax was a folk music archivist who conducted a series of roots-music field recordings for the Library of Congress. (Lomax III just released an a cappella collection of old songs, Folk, performed by his father, John... Read more
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KERA North Texas
This Pilot Is Headed To Space With Or Without NASAto interview friends and loved ones about their lives. These conversations are
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
to interview friends and loved ones about their lives. These conversations are archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, allowing participants to leave a legacy for future generations. Learn more, including how to... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ costars to reunite at Boston Comic Conanniversary editions have been released for home viewing, and in 2005 the movie
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
anniversary editions have been released for home viewing, and in 2005 the movie was named to the National Film Registry in the Library of Congress. While Bostwick has bonded with Quinn and Campbell over their frequent appearances together at fan... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Our favorite films made from Stephen King storiesfor seven Oscars and two Golden Globes and is number one on film website IMDB.c
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
for seven Oscars and two Golden Globes and is number one on film website IMDB.com’s list of the 250 best movies ever. The Library of Congress put it into the National Film Registry in 2015. ‘THE SHINING’ (1980) This is the film that kicked... Read more
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Black Press USA
Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Projectall the more extraordinary. Some 36 years after capturing the Pulitzer, Brooks
Black Press USA / Posted 14 days ago
all the more extraordinary. Some 36 years after capturing the Pulitzer, Brooks gave a sit-down interview in 1986 with the Library of Congress. The interview came as Brooks served as the 29th Consultant in Poetry for the world’s largest... Read more
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Roll Call
HOH’s Summer Reading ListClockwise from top left, books by Utah Sen. Mike Lee, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
Clockwise from top left, books by Utah Sen. Mike Lee, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, the Library of Congress, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, reporter Joshua Green and Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse make HOH’s summer reading list. (Courtesy Penguin Random House (Lee,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UC sociologists explore how condemned prisoners get dressed for deaththe nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center's database to get names and date
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center's database to get names and dates of the condemned and then spent days at the Library of Congress poring over 2,000 news accounts of executions between 1800 and 1965. She found a description of the... Read more
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Roll Call
From Little League World Series to Congressto win entry into a lottery. Learn more on the Global Citizen website. Library
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
to win entry into a lottery. Learn more on the Global Citizen website. Library of Congress is for everyone On Tuesday, the Library of Congress launched the “Touch History” tour, a new way for visitors with visual impairments to experience the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Library of Congress Offering New Tour for Visually ImpairedThe Library of Congress is offering a new tour of its Thomas Jefferson Building
NBC Washington / Posted 15 days ago
The Library of Congress is offering a new tour of its Thomas Jefferson Building, a tour designed for visitors with visual impairments. The library said in a statement that the "Touch History'' tour will run the first and third Tuesday mornings of... Read more
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Business Wire
The Melrose Georgetown Hotel Embarks on Partnership with OpenKeyMultilingual tours of the city’s must-visit attractions are also available, inc
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
Multilingual tours of the city’s must-visit attractions are also available, including The White House, Kennedy Center, the Library of Congress, Mount Vernon and others. “We’re thrilled to welcome the Melrose Georgetown Hotel to our growing... Read more
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Arts Journal
Take it from an old friend, Bob, you just gotta see thisbiography that Dylan at this time was “the purest of the pure. He had to get th
Arts Journal / Posted 16 days ago
biography that Dylan at this time was “the purest of the pure. He had to get the oldest record and, if possible, the Library of Congress record, or go find the original people who knew the original song.” And we learn that he despised... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Russia: Mended U.S. ties still goalof dozens of governmental agencies and departments, like the Defense Department
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
of dozens of governmental agencies and departments, like the Defense Department, the Agriculture Department, NASA and even the Library of Congress. Collectively, the enterprise is often referred to as the U.S. Mission Russia or as Mission... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi schools and libraries can apply for free booksJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi libraries can apply for free books through th
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi libraries can apply for free books through the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. Republican Sen. Roger Wicker says the Library of Congress receives more than 20,000 items a day, keeping about half for its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mississippi schools and libraries can apply for free booksbooks, audio and video recordings and maps. Wicker also says he will donate bo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
books, audio and video recordings and maps. Wicker also says he will donate books from his own collection. Information about the book donations from the Library of Congress and the senator is available by emailing: wicker_books@wicker.senat... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Putin says the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia needs to cut 755 employees. What do all these people do?of dozens of governmental agencies and departments, like the Defense Department
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
of dozens of governmental agencies and departments, like the Defense Department, the Agriculture Department, NASA and even the Library of Congress. Collectively, this vast enterprise is often referred to as U.S. Mission Russia or just Mission... Read more
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The Register
Steve Bannon wants Facebook, Google 'regulated like utilities'and Google-friendly appointees were installed across a range of agencies that g
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
and Google-friendly appointees were installed across a range of agencies that govern Google's business, from the DoJ to the Library of Congress to the FCC. Silicon Valley's biggest argument is the lack of consumer harm. Unlike European... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Wilmington students help preserve copies of newspaperwork was photographed by high-resolution cameras for archival preservation. Th
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
work was photographed by high-resolution cameras for archival preservation. The pages will eventually be available through the Library of Congress' "Chronicling America" digital series, and through the Digital Heritage Center's public website,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin orders reduction of 755 personnel at U.S. missions in Russia(20 of them U.S. nationals) and 10 working for the Defense Threat Reduction Age
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
(20 of them U.S. nationals) and 10 working for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (of whom nine were U.S. nationals). The Library of Congress had two U.S. staff and two foreign staff, and NASA had eight U.S. staff and four foreign staff... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Putin orders 755 missions personnel cut(20 of them U.S. nationals) and 10 working for the Defense Threat Reduction Age
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
(20 of them U.S. nationals) and 10 working for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (of whom nine were U.S. nationals). The Library of Congress had two U.S. staff and two foreign staff, and NASA had eight U.S. staff and four foreign staff... Read more
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