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INSIDE THE ISSUE FEBRUARY 2020 FEATURES 12 Winter Citrus French 75 Fresh Citrus and Bitters Form a Marriage of Flavor in this Take on the Classic French 75

16 Inspired Designs from a Variety of Cary-area Artisans Local Makers Share Their Art, Their Passions, and Their Processes in Celebration of Creativity

24 Renovate & Refine with Michael Strauss Translating Theatrical Set Production into a Career in Interior Design

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Winter Citrus French 75

FRESH CITRUS AND BITTERS FORM A MARRIAGE OF FLAVOR IN THIS TAKE ON THE CLASSIC FRENCH 75.

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INTRODUCING DURHAM DISTILLERY. Nestled in the heart of Durham, this family-owned distillery is dedicated to making world-class gins local to North Carolina. Owners Melissa and Lee Katrinic’s unique two-step distilling process showcases the complexity and quality of each ingredient present in their award-winning Conniption Gin. This Valentine’s Day, treat your tastebuds to this beautiful floral blend of citrus, hibiscus, lavender, and oak. A good gin cocktail should reflect the individuality of the spirit’s dryness and botanical blend...and this Winter Citrus French 75 does just that. Cheers!

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INSPIRED DESIGNS FROM A VARIETY OF THE TRIANGLE’S ARTISANS AND MAKERS

LOCAL MAKERS SHARE THEIR ART, THEIR PASSIONS, AND THEIR PROCESSES IN CELEBRATION OF CREATIVITY

HAVE FUN [WITH FASHION], AND BRING FIRE AND GRIND TO THE GAME.”

DARA PAGE: NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

Dara Page of HausPage Designs

DARA PAGE OF HAUSPAGE DESIGNS DESCRIBES HER LINE AS LUXURY-TOMBOY CAROLINA FASHION, AND TOOK HER INSPIRATION FOR THE WARRIOR QUEEN LINE FROM HER MOTHER. Co-owners with her husband, Dara serves to dress women in amazing clothing on their journey to success, whatever that journey looks like. As she crafts, Dara watches the big names of the twentieth century and previous generations retire, making way for new talents to rise up. Believing women deserve recognition, she celebrates their courage for picking second chapters of their lives. Technology continues to evolve with fashion, and Dara incorporates new fabrics, excited about how they expand her creativity. North Carolina has a textile-rich history, and she honors both the good and bad parts of it. A member of the American Sewing Guild’s local chapter, she writes about recent developments and changes in the fashion world. She encourages consumers to “have fun [with fashion], and bring fire and grind to the game.” Incorporating sewable metals and tear-resistant materials into her clothing comes from her enthusiasm for the industry’s manufacturing and textile side. New blood or old hands, everyone has someARTICLE SADIE L. HARPER

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KELLY SHATAT’S

JOURNEY FROM PHARMACIST TO

JEWELRY DESIGNER AND BOUTIQUE OWNER While working as a pharmacist, Kelly Shatat fulfilled her drive to create through making jewelry. She sold her first pieces at

Kelly Shatat, Owner & Designer at Moon and Lola

a holiday crafters’ show in Greenville, NC, receiving inquiries by boutique owners to put her designs in their storefronts. Travelling the Carolinas developed her brand through relationships with brickand-mortar

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shows. At each step, she opened accounts to sell her designs and expand her brand. Coming home, she continued crafting jewelry out of her home, until growth pushed her production into a studio. A hand-tied pearl necklace became her first, most popular design. Her art evolved along the way, adding interchangeable options, then other products such as filigree earrings, vintage-inspired bracelets and necklaces, and finally her signature item: a necklace with a monogram crafted from acrylic. Unlike any other item on the market at the time, it offered customization from among 32 colors. Lucky Magazine and Oprah’s Favorite Things have featured Kelly’s designs, leading to national brand recognition. Visit Kelly at Moon and Lola’s storefront in historic downtown Apex – she might be in her studio just upstairs from the shop, crafting more of her original designs.

HER ART EVOLVED ALONG THE WAY, ADDING INTERCHANGEABLE OPTIONS, THEN OTHER PRODUCTS SUCH AS FILIGREE EARRINGS, VINTAGE-INSPIRED BRACELETS AND NECKLACES, AND FINALLY HER SIGNATURE ITEM: A NECKLACE WITH A MONOGRAM CRAFTED FROM ACRYLIC.”

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INSPIRED DESIGNS (CONTINUED)

Zankhna Parekh of Zankhna Designs

ZANKHNA PAREKH & TRAILBLAZING FASHION FOR WOMEN

As with many artisans and makers, Zankhna Parekh began not with fashion but another mainline career path: physical therapy. Returning to her first passion, she then began designing clothing to celebrate the ability of women to blaze new trails in their aspirations to break glass ceilings. Self-training in design, Zaftan by Zankhna Designs was born. Her modern take on the kaftan exudes elegance and effortless style through intricate hand embroidery and pure silk materials. Through Fashion her multi-national appeal has become a go-to across generations X, Y, and Z. And in addition to dressing celebrities and actresses, Zankhna pursues paying fair wages, ethical trade, and recycling form the foundation of the company, with a deep-seated dedication to acting in a socially-conscious, pro-green manner. Fashion shows include a tribute to high-achieving women in the community to celebrate their accomplishments. For the modern woman, Zankhna offers an alternative in clothing which empowers real-life role models, considering it “an absolute privilege to dress everyday heroes who deserve recognition.” In the middle of designing, she continues to travel the world, contributing with nonprofit work and providing free medical care to those in need. 18

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IT’S AN ABSOLUTE PRIVILEGE TO DRESS EVERYDAY HEROES WHO DESERVE RECOGNITION.”


John Higdon, lead horticulturist at City Garden Design

ART SHOULD INSPIRE YOU, BUT ALSO BRING OUT YOUR PERSONALITY IN YOUR CHOICE OF ART.”

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John Higdon of City Garden Design takes inspiration from the free-

bring out your personality in your choice of art”. Design should

dom to create, based on what customers want. Specializing in land-

act as a creation in itself, but also offer an artful solution to a

scape design, he translates their needs into a garden which fits their

functional need. John’s wife Paula is his buyer and concentrates

lifestyle. With a degree in horticulture as his foundation, he knew he

on the operations and marketing side.

had the knowledge to succeed and built his services based on what

From terrariums to landscapes, John and Paula can assist with

customers requested. A job loss following twenty years as an installer

interior and exterior spaces with outside-the-box concepts. Adding

and landscape designer prompted him to open his own business.

plants transforms the space, giving a warm and restorative ambi-

Stonework, patios, window boxes, balconies – he designs them all and designs and believes that “art should inspire you, but also

ence. Visit their boutique showroom in downtown Cary, and find works by other artisans as well.

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LAURA GERENSER: A COMMUNAL SPACE FOR CREATIVES A life-long lover of arts, Laura Gerenser began her entrepreneurial journey as a child, making and selling crafts to her elementary school classmates. Alongside her mother’s watercolors – from whom she received the crafting gene – she began to sell original jewelry at farmer’s markets. Fast-forward to adulthood, marriage, children, and a move to North Carolina, she came back to her entrepreneurship dreams and opened her own brick-andmortar, Adventures in Bloom in Cary. Desiring to combine art with community, she leapt into business ownership. Laura’s dream, in addition to hosting metal stamping classes to make personalized jewelry, includes a communal table space for makers to sit and share, while creating their art. She believes her store proves there’s never a right time for any

THERE’S ALWAYS ANOTHER ADVENTURE AND OPPORTUNITY TO BLOOM AROUND THE CORNER.”

beginning, but “there’s always another adventure and opportunity to bloom around the corner.” Her store also exhibits about 30 other local artisans’ work, but she thrives on the collaboration aspect. The differences in crafting styles and products, but also the mindsets that grow makers into businesspeople. Those looking for unique gifts will find an accessible price-point, making hand-crafted items available for more than just special occasions.

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JENNIFER FLANNIGAN: HAIRCOLORIST TO ABSTRACT PAINTER Jennifer Flannigan of Jennifer Flannigan Art moved to the Triangle from Tampa and has watched Cary transform over time. Beginning her career as a hairstylist, she then

Jennifer Flannigan of Jennifer Flannigan Art

transitioned into using paint and color as her medium to create. Looking to spontaneity of style and different hues, she evokes an organic and visual expression of emotion. Using her expertise with color, she developed her own style and palette, finding her voice in an adventurous combination of colors and textures. Creating is a choice, she believes, a place where she discovers freedom and satisfaction through the process, from the synergism of making numerous pieces at once. Using a combination of building and destroying layers, she reveals hidden shapes and brings out rich textures – all of which results in what she calls “ordered chaos of abstract design and emotional content.” Living with her husband Garth and cats, Ruckus and Zoso, she is currently perfecting cooking the Greek food she grew up enjoying. A love for travel took her to Florence, Italy, highlights being seeing art and sculptures like the David in person. Featured on HGTV and numerous magazines, Jennifer continues to take commission work, creating original compositions for designers and collectors across nationwide.

“CREATING IS...”ORDERED CHAOS OF ABSTRACT DESIGN AND EMOTIONAL CONTENT.”

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“INSPIRATION COMES THROUGH MANY SOURCES...”

STEPHEN ALLEN: TRANSFORMING THE UNEXPECTED INTO FASHIONABLE SELF-EXPRESSION A naturally creative individual, Stephen Allen looked to different outlets for expression, from music to art and interior design. However, fashion became the medium through which he found the most freedom as a maker. Inspiration comes through many sources, but especially through touching the fabrics and following the direction his intuition takes. Recently, Stephen embraced the challenge of manipulating leather into something beautiful. Laying aside the expected shoes or handbags, he works them into beautiful dresses for the fashion-forward, trend-conscious consumer. He aims to bring attention to someone in the public eye with a one-of-a-kind designer outfit, or an everyday person with a high level of self-expression through unique pieces of wearable art. From thrift stores, Stephen purchased and repurposed items, deconstructing them to learn pattern-making. He then progressed to quilt-making from old denim, then jackets and dresses, believing art and design should become the means by which we express ourselves. In Stephen’s words, he loves to create something no one has ever created before using fabrics not traditionally used for making clothes. A dedication to pushing his boundaries through fashion comes through his favorite quote: “the words I can’t should never be in your vocabulary.” 22

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ALLY-CATHERINE TRENARY: HIGH STYLE HEIRLOOM RUG ARTISAN Launched in 2018, June St. George by Ally-Catherine Trenary creates custom rug collections, hand-crafted in North Carolina. AllyCatherine takes her inspiration from her world travels, most notable from England, deriving part of the company name from the country’s patron, St. George. Believed to have become popular in Richard III’s time, St. George’s emblem eventually became the English flag. Ally-Catherine simplifies the customization process in her five-step method, giving clients the power to choose each ele-

Although she has added pillows as well, rugs, she believes,

ment, even monograms. From patterns to materials, colors, and

“define a space, add warmth and comfort, and enhance our décor.”

personalization, clients have autonomy for a one-of-a-kind rug

Rugs create the foundation for the rest of the room’s furnishings

which matches their space. Then she hand-crafts each product,

and style, and she aims to craft heirloom rugs which will serve

applying her extensive background in interior design.

more than one generation.

FROM BARBIE TO THE RUNWAY: HAIRSTYLING BY AMANDA KIMBALL Beginning at age 4, Amanda Kimball – co-owner of Twisted Scizzors Salon in Cary – began cutting hair on her dolls, then quickly progressed to assisting friends and relatives with their hairstyles. Changing their look brought out their inner beauty, which inspired her creativity. Her entrepreneurial spirit led the way, and she opened her own salon. For the past six years, Amanda Kimball has delivered professional hair and salon services, providing customers with trend-setting styles based on modern cutting techniques. From glam haircuts to color, perms or relaxers, special event up-dos, Twisted Scissors offers a full range of hair care and styling. Amanda has had the privilege of styling for runway shows and also for the 2016 Miss World pageant in Washington, D.C.  A dedicated member of many local organizations, she supports teaching others the craft and being connected to other business owners in the area. A tattoo on her arm reads Pay It Forward, the driving mentality for her ambition to give back to the community through her art. In Amanda’s words, she views her opportunity to teach others as a way of “spreading my love for the industry, which fuels my creativity and growth as a stylist.” February 2020 | Cary Lifestyle

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RENOVATE & REFINE

TRANSITIONING FROM T H E AT R I C A L DESIGN I N N YC T O INTERIOR DESIGN MICHAEL STRAUSS OF THE DESIGN HAUS ARTICLE SADIE HARPER

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THE AVERAGE PERSON MIGHT NOT

procurement. Moving from set design to private

CONNECT THE DOTS TO FIND SIMILAR-

consulting, he sets himself and his business

ITIES BETWEEN PRODUCING SETS FOR

model apart by the inclusivity aspect of the

STAGE PLAYS WITH CRAFTING INTE-

retail space. When he began, Michael spent

RIOR SPACES, BUT MICHAEL STRAUSS

time sourcing products and materials from mul-

SUCCESSFULLY MADE THE TRANSI-

tiple different vendors which was inefficient. His

TION. The end goal first starts as a concept

brick-and-mortar store in Clayton offers quality

in his head, and he finds it rewarding to see

furnishings at a variety of price-points. There,

the process through to the final conclusion.

clients will see everything from rugs to furni-

It’s an evolution, knowing the first concep-

ture, lighting, upholstery, kitchens and baths,

tion or rendition changes throughout until

and even remodeling. This streamlines their

reaching the final result.

buying and ordering processes.

At the age of 26, Michael transitioned from

Clients who gravitate toward Michael and

designing sets on stage in New York City

his team include both individuals and both

to interior design. For the eleven years fol-

local and national industry professionals,

lowing his move to North Carolina in 2008,

those with an openness to new ideas and

he and his family have worked in designing

who value a premium-level experience com-

interior spaces. His goal always centers

bined with quality construction. But he takes

around creating a memorable experience,

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product for the right space, believing his role

take shape in reality excites him.

is not to change who people are but that

To Michael, it’s all about the journey along

“design says who the client is, revealing the

the way, and he communicates to his clients

best representation of them and their home.”

about design being a process, an evolution. His

Although his personal style tends toward

experience with set design affords him a unique

a soft-modern vibe, a transitional grey area

perspective from other designers, thinking of

between

more original, more creative concepts. The the-

Michael thrives on original solutions outside

atre world includes producers and directors;

of what the client would consider, as well

in the interior design industry, they’re called

as those projects which include a physical

designers and clients. But in both settings,

transformation aspect of changing architec-

the elements create a visual script.

tural lines to open up the space. Deeply pas-

contemporary

and

traditional,

Deciding to pursue a more meaningful and

sionate about the process, he most enjoys

personal application for his talents, Michael

the design and development phase, where

transitioned from theatrical set design to inte-

parts and pieces come together.

For both clients and designers, Michael

rior design. He loves the ability to experience

For the upscale consumer, Design Haüs

Strauss offers a curated selection of materials

fulfillment through developing personal rela-

is a locally-owned small business which

and renovation services in his store, making

tionships with clients and other designers.

offers an alternative to shopping at big-box

the process efficient, accessible, and enjoy-

Design is itself creative, and creativity inspires

retailers or high-priced name brands which

able. Through his understanding of design

the ongoing flow of creativity, the ability to

may or may not last, in addition to individ-

and innovative design solutions, he trans-

make something beautiful from a void.

ualized customer service and a personable

forms spaces to suit clients’ tastes and needs.

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homeowners at the front porch entryway,

for folding clothes, and ample cabinets and

which opens to reveal ten-foot ceilings, a

shelving for storage. Immediately adjacent

first-floor executive office, hardwood floors,

to the formal dining room, new owners can

coffered ceilings, and custom wainscoting

use the wine bar to place their collection

throughout. The generous driveway and

in the Dacor refrigerator underneath the

three-car garage promise plenty of space for

countertop. And a wall of sliding glass

vehicles and storage for recreational gear,

doors leads from the living room directly

then use the secondary entrance through

out onto the covered patio with outdoor

the mudroom, with built-ins for organizing

fireplace, ideal for after-work socializing

outerwear and purchases out of sight.

and indoor-outdoor entertaining.

ARTICLE SADIE L. HARPER | PHOTOGRAPHY SMITH HARDY

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A chef’s kitchen offers an island with quartzite, nonporous countertops, gas range, and double ovens.

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OPEN HOUSE (CONTINUED)

Each guest room includes a generous closet and private en-suite bathroom.

Buyers will enjoy relaxing in the first-floor owners’ suite and luxuriating in the free-standing Victoria and Albert soaking tub. Remotecontrolled blinds make adjusting the lighting easy, with just the touch of a button in both the owner’s suite and bath. Carrera marble counters and a walk-in shower with custom glass enclosure complete the experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the quiet backyard, with a private entrance to the covered porch. Unseen but important modern touches include custom entertainment wiring throughout the home for televisions and sound systems. Take one of the dual staircases to the second floor for additional bedrooms, a large bonus room, and a walk-up attic. Each guest bedroom opens to its own en-suite bathroom, giving guests or children privacy. The designer touches subtly reveal themselves in the neutral paint choices and custom wood details found in every room. At the end of the night, just before retiring, set your prewired security system, and rest easy. The prime location means being settled just minutes from shopping, dining, and top-notch medical care. Come home to 416 Calderbank Way, and owners can join an established neighborhood with a uniform aesthetic and golf course community, complete with tennis courts for encouraging leisure activities.

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For before-dinner cocktails, a corner bar cart will hold all your liqueurs, glassware, and decanters.


Host holiday meals underneath a chandelier which reflects the trey ceiling inset with mother-of-pearl finish.

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DIY

OUT WITH THE

NEW IN WITH THE

old WE’RE SHARING TIPS, TRICKS + UNIQUE WAYS TO INCORPORATE YOUR ANTIQUE ITEMS INTO YOUR HOME

ANTIQUES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK. Whether you’re an antique aficionada, a thrifty thrifter or new to the whole concept of vintage revival; whether it’s a hand-me-down, a thrift-store-find or just something cool you stumbled upon at an estate sale; endless opportunities exist to effortlessly incorporate retro, vintage, antique or whatever-you-want-to-call-them items into different parts of your modern home.

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WHAT IT IS Antique Chest STYLE IT Coffee Table PRO TIP Revive solid-wood pieces with little actual value by refinishing the

tips

wood to your liking.

Don’t be afraid to do something different, and don’t take things too seriously. If the piece you’re working with doesn’t have any real value, you have so many options to liven it up, including paint, finish and hardware.

Make your piece multi-purpose by turning the lid into a game table or by storing your cocktail accessories inside for an easy-access mini bar!

Spread the vintage love. Use antiques strategically and as accent pieces to keep your overall aesthetic from coming off as too dated.

Repurpose old tins, mugs, teacups or storage containers into succulent gardens. Because succulents have shallow root systems, they can survive (and thrive!) in smaller spaces.

Make it art. Don’t be afraid to display unique pieces as wall art. Consider creating a gallery wall that mixes vintage photographs, prints, mirrors and china.

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REALTY REPORT

REALTY REPORT

NEIGHBORHOOD

CARY

ORIGINAL PRICE

SOLD PRICE

%SOLD/ORIG

DOM

BDRMS

BATHS

Ridgefield Farms

$755,990

$756,702

100%

0

5

5.5

Glen at Westhigh

$799,990

$758,705

95%

0

6

6.5

Amberly

$799,900

$759,250

95%

104

5

4.5

Preston

$759,500

$760,000

100%

110

5

3.5

Preston

$749,999

$765,000

102%

1

5

3.5

Amberly

$780,000

$780,000

100%

0

6

4

Ridgefield Farms

$699,490

$790,529

113%

0

6

5

Whitford Place

$803,377

$803,377

100%

0

5

4.5

The Piazza at Stonewater

$840,000

$825,000

98%

74

4

4.5

Green Level Crossing

$900,000

$845,000

94%

13

4

3.5

Cary Resale data for October 2019; homes $650,000+. Source IRES MLS System.

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FEBRUARY

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

8

a family-friendly afternoon of music

to Fortune 500 companies, learn

from around the world. Come hear

about the businesses and take the

TRIANGLE RUSSIAN FESTIVAL

their performance of international

next step on the career ladder. Bring

songs.

conducts

updated resumes for feedback on

Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex

pieces such as Toccata, Fantasia on

your skills and possibly receive an

Experience authentic Russian culture

British Sea Songs, and Six Persian

employment offer.

at the Halle Cultural Arts Center in

Dances beginning at 4 p.m. at the

Apex. Learn about the folk and ethnic

Cary Arts Center.

Evan

Feldman

28-29

heritage through food, performances, and souvenirs. Audiences will be delighted by Russian and Georgian music and dancing, with kid-friendly

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CARY YOUTH THEATRE Cary Arts Center

CAROLE J. WRIGHT MEMORIAL CONCERT, FEATURING BRIAN REAGIN

Renee Wimberly directs a perfor-

Page-Walker Arts & History Center

story which has delighted audiences

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North

Symphony

of all ages since 1926. This timeless

Concertmaster, Brian Reagin, brings

story of magic and a stuffed toy

FARM DAY

his 1763 Lorenzo and Tomasso

becoming real will be performed

Carcassi violin to delight concert-

Friday and Saturday at 7:30 both eve-

Corral Riding Academy

goers with his classical repertoire.

nings at the Cary Arts Center.

Join Corral Riding Academy on a tour

Reagin has served the North Carolina

at 3620 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary,

Symphony for 29 years and is the

while learning a little bit about what it

most-frequent soloist in NCS history.

takes to run a farm. Make sure to wear

In addition, he has performed across

proper foot attire as the day will likely

the globe and on television.

workshops. This free event will serve authentic ethnic dishes and desserts.

Carolina

mance of The Velveteen Rabbit, a

involve traipsing across pastures and in barns. This family-friendly event asks for a reservation.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone

missions for events you'd like to

TRIANGLE WIND ENSEMBLE

For those who served in any branch

see included in our Calendar sec-

of the US military, come prepared to

tion. Submissions are accepted

Cary Arts Center

meet and interview with local hiring

via

The Triangle Wind Ensemble presents

managers. From small businesses

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