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Secret Santas collecting Christmas will be a little merrier this year for some families in desperate circumstances, thanks to a group of Secret Santas who have raised more than $100,000 in donations over the last four years. Organizer Zoe Barbaro explained: "Secret Santa was started in 2012 by myself and a few other people when we encountered two local families who were in dire need. We gathered donations from friends and then it spread like crazy on Facebook and we were able to take $2,500 in donations of food, necessities and some toys for the kids in just a few days time."

This year the group will sponsor approximately 20 families. So far nine have been selected, including "Family 3" which is the Homeless Shelter. Recipients remain anonymous. "Families receiving our hampers are all special situations, often facing hardships such as terminal illness, tragic losses, injury/disability or mental health issues, victims of abuse and poverty," said Barbaro. The Secret Santas solicit nominations from individuals and community organizations. Suggested donations include gift cards, gift certifi-

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Gibsons Mayor Wayne Rowe posed with the Salvation Army officials and merchants on Nov. 19 to mark the start of the 2016 Kettle Campaign. The campaign is aiming to raise $60,000 for food and emergency programs, and needs volunteers for 500 two-hour shifts staffing the kettles in seven locations. Sign up at tsaonthecoast.com or call 604-818-0048. From the left, Inge Hardman and Matthew Hardman of the Salvation Army, Jared Wannamaker of SuperValu, SuperValu owner Tim Thompson, Mayor Rowe, London Drugs assistant manager Cathy Kavacs and Joel Torrens, of the Salvation Army. PHOTO SUBMITTED

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An evening of reconciliation A rapt crowd packed the their lives people were saying tracted tuberculosis and Gibsons Public Library on 'oh no it didn't happen', or 'get spend three and a half years in hospital. When they finally Nov. 16 to listen to deeply over it, it's in the past.'" Shelley Joseph and Chris- told her she could go home, personal stories recounted by members of the Squamish tine Baker, both second gen- she cried because she didn't Nation during An Evening eration survivors, spoke know her family or her home. She had to learn to be a of Truth, Reconciliation and candidly about the inter-generational impact of residential mother when she knew nothHealing. Shelley Joseph, from Rec- school on their own families, ing about family life. "My kids, onciliation Canada, led with a and their struggles with al- when they were naughty, I'd keynote speech on the mean- coholism and shame. Then tell them, I'll send you to resiing of reconciliation, not just three Squamish Nation Elders dential school – they'll teach for native Canadians, but all described their experiences you to behave," said Harry. "They didn't know what it Canadians. She is the young- at residential school. Bob Baker was born in meant but I did." est daughter of Chief Robert "I lost everything," she said. Joseph, a residential school Alert Bay, but at age three was survivor who helped found sent to live with his grand- "I've tried to go back and learn mother near Squamish. She my language, but I cannot." Reconciliation Canada. Reconciliation Canada is an "My father had a vision managed to hide him from of 50,000 people walking government agents until he indigenous-led organization through the streets of Van- was seven, when he was sent dedicated to telling the truth couver in a spirit of unity," back to Alert Bay to a school about the past and inspiring said Joseph. "In the spring of where he felt utterly lost. positive change in communi2012 he was diagnosed with When school ended at grade ties across Canada. They will cancer and while he was in seven, 12-year-old Baker be hosting events for Canhis hospital bed, he called my went fishing. He fished for 40 ada's 150th anniversary to highlight the indigenous exsister to his bedside and said years. At first Baker didn't want perience, and create cultural he really wanted this walk to to participate reconciliahappen." September 6, 2016 - Januaryin 18, 2017 respect for the future "Everybody has a role to Organizers knew that tion. "I backed away from it 50,000 people was a very am- because I had too much bad play in reconciliation," said Shelley Joseph. "It's raising bitious goal, but they stuck to things in my mind," he said. Shirley Toman, the grand- people up, not just indigenous the number because of his vision. They spent a year engag- child of high-ranking people, people, but all of us. Donna McMahon ing people and meeting with was treated like a princess on community leaders across the her reserve. Then she went to province before the march on school. "It was a really rude awakSept. 22, 2013. Langdale - Vancouver ening for me to be treated "Seventy thousand people (Gibsons) - (Horseshoe Bay) came," said Joseph. "That was like dirt or lower than a dog. I didn't realize like thePlease wettest day history, Note: At in Langdale, ticketing will end five minuteshow beforepeople the scheduled sailing time for vehicles could be so mean," she the rainand was coming through walk-on passengers. At Horseshoe Bay only, ticket sales forsaid. vehicles and walk-on passengers will lot time. of my relations are the umbrellas it was so wet, end ten minutes before the scheduled"Asailing and people still came, despite still not strong enough yet Langdale/Vancouver and Powell Peninsula not guaranteed to even talk aboutarewhat hap- to connect. Please plan the rain. 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Editorial Opinion Smoke alarms: use a match Did you replace the batteries in your smoke alarm after changing the clocks back for Daylight Saving Time? Safety advocates have often repeated this handy mnemonic device as an easy way to remember that batteries in smoke alarms must be replaced twice a year. During this year’s National Home Fire Safety Week, Nov. 24 - 30, the Canada Safety Council is reminding Canadians to take preventative measures to keep their smoke alarms operational, unencumbered and capable of alerting members of their household in an emergency situation. As a tool used only in case of emergency, it’s easy to accidentally forget to perform regular maintenance on your smoke alarm. At the same time, unless you’re doing regular tests, the first time you find out it’s not working might also be your last. Smoke and fire are unforgiving, which makes it vitally important to ensure your smoke alarm is in working condition. The test button on most smoke alarms is effective to ensure function of the sound and that it’s receiving power. But what about its ability to sense and detect smoke? This is why it’s important to regularly test your smoke alarm using real smoke. The Canada Safety Council recommends testing once a month using the test button and once a year by lighting a match and holding it a few inches below the smoke alarm. Take care not to hold it too close or you risk damaging your alarm. If you hear the alarm, you know your alarm is functioning properly. If you don’t hear the sound ring out, replace the batteries and try again. If your alarm is connected electrically to household circuits, double-check to ensure the fuse is working correctly and try again. If neither of these steps help, replace the unit. You need a smoke alarm on every level of your home. A smoke alarm near the kitchen may be triggered occasionally when you’re cooking at high heats, but don’t disable your alarm – that’s just an indicator that it’s in working condition. Waft the air around the alarm until the alarm stops, or look into purchasing one that has temporary decreased sensitivity settings. Alarms should be replaced at regular intervals. The Canada Safety Council recommends erring on the side of caution and replacing your alarm once every five years. Ionization alarms are quicker to detect fast-spreading fires that produce more heat than smoke, while photoelectric alarms react more quickly to smoldering fires that may smoke for hours before bursting into flame. Consider one of each type per floor of your home. Submitted

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Letters to the Editor – Opinions Turnover totals The Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG) report expressed concern about the turnover of four staff that occurred under the previous (Sechelt) council. In two years, the mayor and majority on council have gone through three CAOs, two CFOs, two Corporate Officers, a Human Resources manager, a Director of Public Works, an Executive Assistant to the CAO, a bylaws enforcement officer, and several union staff, and now two Municipal Planners. After all the derogatory remarks Milne made toward Henderson following the AGLG report, maybe it is time for the AGLG to investigate the bigger issues with this Mayor? Graham Moore, Sechelt

Thoughtless owners Some years ago the Sechelt Groves Society demonstrated its love of dogs by securing the Groves as a legal off-leash area. But now we have a problem. The Groves are not looked after by some government agency. They are an all-volunteer effort, operating with the praise and direct approval of civic, provincial and First Nations authorities. Building and grooming trails, clearing fallen trees and all the other work needed to keep the Groves ship-shape for you and your dogs to enjoy is done by a small group of volunteers, most of them seniors. And they’ve been on the job for over 20 years. For the past few months our volunteers have been finding used doggie bags, some days as many as three or four of them, left in the entrance kiosk area—some of them right under the sign asking people not to leave bags there. It appears

these thoughtless dog owners think that a 75-year-old volunteer should take their doggie poop home rather than look after it themselves. Doggie bags have become the curse of the Groves. We cannot have garbage cans there as we have no way to keep them empty, and some irresponsible people dump loads of their own garbage into public cans. We have clearly posted a sign saying: “PLEASE PUSH DOG WASTE OFF THE TRAIL WITH A STICK. ONLY USE A PLASTIC BAG IF YOU ARE WILLING TO DISPOSE OF IT RESPONSIBILY.” There are plenty of sticks on the forest floor. Please stop this thoughtless activity. Please take your doggie bag away with you. And if you see someone else leaving a doggie bag, please encourage them to take it away. Or take their car licence number, and we can report them to the RCMP for littering. Bob D’Arcy, Sechelt Groves Society

Saddened, hopeful (re: “Gibsons Recycling property sold”, the Local, Nov. 17) Though Barb and I are deeply saddened that things have come to this, it must be understood that in Zero Waste Community Action Planning, reuse, repair, refill, repurposing, up-cycling and home composting all take priority over curbside collection. Too many communities are peddling a fake version of Zero waste that’s heavy on rhetoric and light on substance. The only community in BC that has an actual functioning Zero Waste Resource Recovery facility, that did not cost taxpayers any money to create, and that focuses on reuse and repair, cannot get adequate funding if contracts are not

tendered for reuse, repair, resource Recovery and Zero Waste. We have been patiently waiting for this to happen, we created this vision for the future. But sadly, it just did not get the support to take it to the next level. Hopefully, with a new coat of paint and some new people at the helm, Gibsons Recycling Depot will be around for years to come. We had the plan and vision in place for the past five years; we got a lot of the things done, but without the support, the other components have been on hold, like reuse, repair, environmental educational outreach centre for job training and mentoring, and, of course, the artisan zone. Barb and I are extremely hopeful saving this community asset will spark some interest among our local elected officials, to step up and help keep this going. Buddy Boyd, Gibsons Recycling Depot

Bears don’t care (re “What parks are for”, letters, the Local, Nov. 17) I wish Rick O’Neill joy and a long life, but I cannot have botany, animal behaviour and industrial employment so scrambled. Do old-growth forests mitigate climate change? When trees stop growing at maturity, they reduce their C02 intake and oxygen output. A mature forest’s decomposing litter of dead branches and needles/leaves emits more C02 than its trees absorb. In a “late seral” or climax forest, some 10 per cent of the trees are actually dead or dying, releasing C02 and contributing, in ratio, much less oxygen to our atmosphere. Yes, we want to trap C02 and release oxygen, but we shouldn’t pretend that an otherwise-attractive old forest does this.

We have known for half a century how wildlife is affected by the arrival of machinery. The Wildlife Society Bulletin’s papers have recorded how (in State parks for example), in comparative studies of hiking and snowmobiling, deer feeding and migration patterns are more disturbed by ambulatory bipeds than by machines. In the UK, biologists recognize artillery and bombing ranges as rich wildlife refuges because of the almost complete absence of hikers. The abrupt sounds of sporadic bombing and artillery fire have the same effect on wildlife as the sudden sounds of thunderstorms do: that is, none. If you’ve parked your motorbike or snowmobile in the BC backcountry, you will have come back to find curious deer and elk unconcernedly licking your saddles and handgrips. On Elphinstone, motorcycle engines evidently upset some (not all) people, but the coyotes and bears don’t care. David Kipling, Gibsons

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IGA named business of the year Thirteen local businesses were honoured at a gala dinner for the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Awards on Nov. 18 at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club. The Coast-wide awards recognized businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations for their success and contribution to the local economy and our community. Matt Morris of 91.7 Coast FM acted as Master of Ceremonies, presenting winners with plaques carved from cedar by local artist Dean Hunt. The Business of the Year award went to IGA. Bob and Susan Hoy, owners of the Gibsons and Wilson Creek stores, posted on Facebook

that they are "ecstatic and honored to be chosen." They thanked the Sechelt Chamber, the people who nominated them for the award, and their staff and customers. "We will continue to work as hard as ever bringing you the best in grocery retail." The other winners were: Sustainability Leader: Gibsons Recycling Depot Customer Service: Fossellos/Eva Nanson Rising Star: Pacific Ferries Technology & Innovation: Central Coast Concrete Home Based Business: Head Start/Paula Howley Manufacturing/Industrial Excellence: Coastal Craft Tourism & Hospitality Excellence: Coast Gravity

Park Trades Services Excellence: West Coast Log Homes Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Blissful Yoga/ Georgia Cyr Non-Pro�it: Habitat For Humanity Professional Services Excellence: Coastal Weddings & Events Community Impact: Duane Burnett Nominations for the awards were open to the public. The winners were chosen by a panel of seven judges from Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour. Major sponsors of the awards were Sunshine Coast Credit Union and Lehigh Material. Donna McMahon

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The Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast (HFHSC) board was excited Nov. 21 to receive $100,000 from two Coast families to help provide affordable homes. Bill and Joan Humphries and Ed and Gwen Hawkins each presented the HFHSC board

tral America over the past 10 years or so I have personally experienced how important adequate housing is to provide opportunities for young families. Joan and I are delighted to partner with Ed and Gwen, and Habitat here on the Coast regarding this most important initiative.”

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The Winegarden Park Advisory Committee have been working with Town staff and a Landscape Architect to create a Draft Master Plan for the future of Winegarden Park. The Winegarden Park Draft Master Plan Open House will present the draft concept plan for Winegarden Park and will allow residents to share their thoughts and provide comments on the proposal.

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know of having this mandate. The fantastic support of Coast residents and businesses since day one would indicate many others believe in our mission. I personally thank everyone who is helping to make our dream come true.” Habitat for Humanity has completed six homes in its Sunshine Coast Village. Located on the south side of Hwy 101 be-

students to speak more openly. Stacia Leech, Roberts Creek Community School & “Mind the Gap”, touched on resources for families, Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness. Kim Sullivan, Child & Youth Mental Health (Ministry of Child and Family Development) informed us of the services the Ministry provides as well as how to access services and counselling. Karen Foley, from Sunshine Coast Community Services Society spoke about complex behavioral disorders. She discussed the strategies and resources available. Next was Dr. Anthony Barale, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Psychiatrist, who outlined the gap between youth and adult psychiatric services on the Sunshine Coast, and how they are bridging that gap. He is concerned about youth and drug use, stating that marijuana use at a young age is often linked to anxiety and even psychosis. Frances Ardron, the VCH Ad-

tween Wilson Creek and Davis Bay, the village will ultimately consist of seven duplexes housing 14 deserving families. “We are very excited about last night’s presentation and very grateful that through this generous contribution we are able to continue to build homes on the Sunshine Coast,” said board chair Laurie Vance. Submitted diction Counselor, segued into Youth Addictions, stating how she goes into the schools with a panel of experts for grade 7 drug education: Marijuana; caffeine; nicotine and other substances. The summer between grades 7 and 8 is most common for youth to start experimenting with marijuana. Cayce Laviolette, is an advocate for those who need services, but do not know where to go. He helps families navigate the system and is generally referred to through the family doctor. Lastly, Jill Shatford, Parent in Residence from Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality (FORCE)spoke. While not a counsellor, she holds monthly gatherings for parents to share stories, discuss concerns and strategies. Youth Mental Health is a focus of our strategic plan in School district 46. Look for more mental health information at http://www.sd46.bc.ca under the student and parent tabs.

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The Coast Recital Society presents the trio of Berick Mercer Park on Sunday, Nov. 27 at Raven’s Cry Theatre. The trio features the renowned talents of Yehonatan Berick on violin, Rachel Mercer on cello and Angela Park on piano. The trio has been playing together for approximately 10 years and has developed a special chemistry. “We know each other so well,” says Mercer. “It’s this wonderful relationship where everything flows and feels good. We really enjoy working together.” Dividing her time between Toronto and Ottawa, Mercer is the Associate Principal Cello of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Artistic Director for “5 At The First” chamber music series, and plays in several duos, trios and quartets, including the prize-winning, all-women Ensemble Made in Canada. “It can be a lot of work,” admits Mercer of the business side of music. “But the moment you’re in rehearsal or in concert, that all goes away. There’s always a big reward at the end.” Ensemble Made in Canada is also one of three groups appointed Artists in Residence at the University of Western Ontario. “We work with students,” says Mercer. “From coaching them to reading composers’ work and workshopping them, to giving talks on the music business and playing concerts.” Among the many prizes and acknowledgments Mercer has received during her illustrious career is earning the opportunity to play rare and special instruments from the Canada Council For The Arts Musical Instruments Bank. To critical acclaim, she recorded the Bach Suites for solo cello in 2014 playing a 1696 Bonjour Stradivari, currently valued at $12 million. These days her cello, also from the Instrument Bank, is a 1730 Newland Joannes Franciscus Celoniatus made from Italian black poplar rather than the usual maple, giving it a rich alto sound. “They’re so old and special, they have their own personality,”

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November 25 Banff Mountain Film Festival, fundraiser for the Tetrahedron Outdoor Club, Elphinstone Secondary, Gibsons, 7pm, $20 November 25 Nikki Weber presents a “tribute to musical theatre”, School of Music, Madeira Park, 7:30pm, $22 advance, $25 at the door November 25 DJ night with Prince Sho, Michael Red and Hologram, Roberts Creek Legion, 9pm, members $10, guests $15 November 25-26 Gibsons Wildlife Rehab Centre silent auction, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, Fri. 9am-9pm, Sat. 9am-4pm November 25-26 Annual Fibres Plus Sale, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt, Fri. 4-7pm, Sat. 10am-3pm, by donation November 26 Wreath making workshop with materials supplied, SC Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 10am, members $60, nonmembers $75 November 26 Serendipity Christmas Craft Fair, with silent auction, lunch and Santa, Pender Harbour Community Hall, 10am-4pm November 26 Dean van’t Schip art photography sale, Frank West Hall, Chaster Rd., Gibsons, 10am5pm November 26 Festive Food Fare with “famous mincemeat” and lunch, St. Bartholomew’s Church, Gibsons, 11am-2pm November 26 Annual Christmas Craft Fair, Activity Centre, Sechelt, 11am-3pm November 26 Nikki Weber presents a “tribute to musical theatre”, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 1:30pm, $22 advance, $25 at the door November 26 Reading by Robert MacDonald, author of “The Red Thread”, Gibsons Public Library, 1:30-3pm November 26 Advent music by organist David Poon and poetry, St. Hilda’s Anglican Church, Sechelt, 2pm, by donation November 26 Sechelt Festival of Lights: kids’ crafts, Trail Bay Mall 2:30-4:30pm; music, carolling and turning on the lights, Rockwood Centre, 5pm; parade 5:45 pm November 26 Dalannah Gail Bowen and Owen Owen Owen, Gibsons Legion, 7pm, members $5, guests $10 November 26 Dance time with Jim Taylor, Activity Centre, Sechelt, members $10, non-members $15 November 26 All Star Wrestling, Sechelt Band Hall, 7pm, $15, front row $20 November 26 Bad PR and Kownterpoint, Roberts Creek Legion, 9pm, members $10, guests $15

November 26-27 Arts & Crafts from the Hood Christmas Market, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, 10am-4pm November 27 Berick-Mercer-Park chamber music trio, Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 2:30pm, adults $25, students $10 November 28 A night at the Longhouse with salmon dinner and story telling, fundraiser for Garry Feschuk rehab, Monkey Tree Lane, Sechelt, 5-8pm, $30, couple $50 November 29 Afternoon tea with sandwiches and sweets, the Cafe at John Henry’s, Garden Bay, seatings at noon and 1:30pm, $22.50, reservations required 604-883-1606 November 29 Childhood memories project launch, share your memories, Sechelt Library, 1-4pm, 604885-3260 November 30 English nurseryman Howard Willis on the “fascination of flowers”, SC Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 7pm, members $15, non-members $20 November 30 Writers open mic, five minutes to read your work, Arts Building, Lower Gibsons, 7-9pm December 2 A Choral Christmas with A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children’s Choir, St. John’s United Church, Davis Bay, 7pm, adults $15, students & seniors $12, under 12 free December 2-4 Roberts Creek Community Association 47th annual Christmas craft fair, Roberts Creek Hall and Masonic Hall, Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. & Sun. 10am4pm, $2 December 3 Breakfast with Santa, Halfmoon Bay Community School, 9-11:30am, person $6, family $20 December 3 Elders craft fair, Sechelt band hall, 10am-3pm December 3 Christmas craft fair, Roberts Creek Legion, 10am-4pm, Santa 1-2pm, $2 December 3 Annual toy lunch, free lunch with unwrapped gift for the Elves Club, Blackfish Pub, Gibsons 10am-4pm December 3 Harbour Gallery art sale, 12953 Gonzales Rd., Madeira Park, 11am-4pm December 3 A Choral Christmas with A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children’s Choir, St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Gibsons, 7pm, adults $15, students & seniors $12, under 12 free December 3 SC Film Society presents award-winning movie, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”, Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 2pm, members $5, others $9 December 3 House concert with jazz guitarist Steve Giltrow and Rene Worst, Gibsons area, BYOB and snack to share, $20, steve@stevegiltrow.ca

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Astrologer

Aries (Mar 21–Apr 20) You are determined to achieve a new level and quality of balance in your life. This includes expanding your social outreach. To achieve your objectives, you may feel the need to take a revolutionary approach. Doing so implies a clean break from existing rhythms and patterns in your lifestyle. Taurus (Apr 20–May 21) Who has what you want and need and how are you going to meet your goals? These and other such questions are on your mind. An active search for answers is indicated in the current planetary alignment. A steady flow of change both within and without in your world continues. To think you might have resisted it. Gemini (May 21–Jun 21) An exciting creative cycle has begun. It could simply manifest as an urge to socialize and play. Yet deeper desires are lingering as well. This could prove to produce a complex weave of emotions. Psychological and spiritual themes of healing are likely. You want answers and are determined to take action to get some. Cancer (Jun 21–Jul 22) A focus to consolidate things and create more beauty close to home is important now. This may well involve relationships with or that in-

deeper into your cache of faith and optimism. Sagittarius (Nov 21–Dec 21) The time has come to enter new territory. Pioneering leads and initiatives supported by inspirations to meet new people are likely. Simply gaining exposure to innovative ideas could suffice. Yet, you want to advance and or to explore your options. Financial ambitions are part of your motivation. Capricorn (Dec 21–Jan 19) Stepping back to retreat and reflect for a while is likely now and over the coming weeks. Strategic thinking and delegation are in alignment with this pace. You may still get a lot done, perhaps even more from this place of calm centeredness. Decipher what is working and what is not and adapt. Aquarius (Jan 19–Feb 19) Reaching out to engage new people and investigate prospects is likely now. You are excited to explore what else is possible. Yet, you may have to confront some inner doubts. The more deliberate and determined you are to do so, the better. Review beliefs, interpretations and self-concepts to identify any limitations in your own thinking process. Pisces (Feb 19–Mar 20 Taking new leads in your public and professional life is important now. This includes making key contacts with friends and professional allies. The more engaged you are with others, the better. Doing so will serve to support your focus. Be accountable to your dreams and the network of people you have chosen to realize them.

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