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Friday October 21, 2011 Vol. 1, No. 33

Occupational Therapy

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An esimated 800 people showed up for a rally in Nelson on October 16. They were marching to show their concern for the growing disparity between rich and poor and the protest how corporate greed is affecting people’s lives. See the full story on page 2.

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Citizens occupy Nelson Opinion by Nick Stadnyk

“This is not a protest, we are celebrating,” read one of the signs at Occupy Nelson on the afternoon of October the 15th. Hundreds of Nelsonites and people from the surrounding Kootenay area gathered before city hall to begin the occupation. The air was filled with political poetry, inspirational and satirical music, and speeches that denounced corporate greed and promoted empowerment of the individual. The Occupy Together movement was born in New York in the now well-known Occupy Wall St. Since its conception, it has swept across the globe causing peaceful demonstrations in over a thousand cities. With no formal leadership, this movement has grown organically across the globe and is gaining great momentum. Occupy Nelson was conceived a mere ten days before the actual occupation, and rallied hundreds to fill the streets. Following the initial rally, the parade started at two o’clock. The crowd walked down Vernon Street and looped back onto Baker Street. The crowd grew exponentially at the West end of Baker. Lead by the “We are the 99%” banner with the accompanying Samba band the “99%”

marched down Baker. Stopping traffic all along Nelson’s main drag, the occupation’s peaceful parade was unimpeded by any police action and seemingly well-received by the local businesses. The procession ended back at City Hall after a half-hour march. Interviews with the demonstrators revealed there was a feeling that the occupation would not impact the system. Rather it would empower and inspire the people to celebrate their own democracy and involve themselves in the greater global community. According to interview with coordinator Allan Middlemiss, the occupations motto is “to remove corporate greed from our democracy, food system and future.” This motto resonated in the crowd along with the desire to create a public forum and create a participatory democracy. The political apathy that once defined our youth is starting to die. More and more young people are starting to get involved and show their support for global change. With social media being a prevalent force in how people communicate, our global emotions are beginning to coalesce and become action.

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Bus riders on the march by Robin Murray

On Thursday, Oct. 20, bus riders came out in force to march in protest to recent transit service cuts by the City of Nelson. To chants of “See how long it takes us to walk!” participants marched from the Nelson Public Library to City Hall, where they let their voices be heard. The event was organized by Nelson Transit Riders Community, a group of concerned citizens uniting to restore Sunday Transit Service, and to demand that riders be included as

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stakeholders in Transit decisions. In a recent statement spokesperson Curtis Nickason says that recent service cuts mean “seniors, low income, and disabled citizens are prisoners in their own homes on Sunday as they cannot do shopping, get to work, or even attend religious observances”. He goes on to state that “Sunday Service must be restored to some level to ensure a vibrant and healthy community.”

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Books for babies Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2:30 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library’s Storytime room The ever popular Book Babies storytime is back1. This 20 minute program is designed for parents and infants from birth to prewalkers. Book Babies introduces your little one to songs, rhymes, stories, lullabies and tickles. This free program is a chance for you and your child to enjoy some time together listening to stories, singing songs and learning about the library. For more information or to signup contact Nancy 250-352-8283 or the main desk at 250-352-6333. Limited enrollment. Submitted by the Nelson public Library

NDP Fundraiser and AGM Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Fireside Inn in Castlegar General meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Gala fundraising dinner at 5:30 p.m. Some of the “Orange Crush” wave of newly-elected, young Quebec MPs will be in the West Kootenays at the end of October, joining in on local events. The federal NDP Riding Association of BC Southern Interior will be holding its Annual General Meeting from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. It will feature a presentation by MP Alex Atamanenko and an introduction of the newly-elected MPs, followed by a chance to meet and speak with the MPs at a reception immediately after the meeting. A Gala Fundraising Dinner will follow in the evening. Guest Speakers include Atamanenko, MPs Alexandrine Latendresse, Philip Toone and others. Cost for the fundraising dinner is $100. For further information or to purchase or reserve tickets phone 250-3657633 or email snowdance@shaw.ca.

Sharon Block and Randi Fjeldseth at the Heritage Credit Union book drop

Slocan Valley Library service officially launched Library service to the Slocan Valley are now officially launched at the Heritage Credit Union in Slocan Park. Library staff will be on hand to register new members and introduce the library’s services, including a rotating collection to Winlaw School and a pick-up, drop-off service at the Credit Union, as well as opportunities online. Valley residents with library cards

can now request items from the library stacks for delivery each Thursday to HCU. A secure book drop located outside the Heritage Credit Union accepts returns of all Nelson Library items at any time, with pick-ups each Wednesday. For details on both programs go to www.nelsonlibrary.ca or call 250352-6333.

Movie Extras needed for local film project Saturday, Oct. 22 at the L.V. Rogers High School gymnasium Interested individuals and families The L.V. Rogers/Community Feature Film “Project: Turquoise should arrive at the L.V. Rogers High Snowflake” will be filming the cli- School gym promptly at 11:45 a.m. max scene of the movie on Saturday Extras will be needed for approximately two hours. October 22nd. Participation supports the dediThe scene to be shot requires the community at large to show up at the cated students, who have worked long school to support the student’s “sit-in” and hard to make the film and who for climate change and the future of will bring an awareness to the climate the planet. Organizers need many change crisis. Submitted extras of all ages.


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Co-housing? Public information session on Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. at SelfDesign High, 402 Victoria St. “Getting-It-Built” workshop Oct 29-30 Cohousing is a model of housing, originating in Denmark, where individuals and families share amenities with others in small neighbourhood of usually 15 to 35 households. Two of the best cohousing consultants will be coming to Nelson. Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant are architects that have played a leading role in bringing cohousing to North America from Denmark and in the building over 50 cohousing communities in North America. There will also be a weekend workshop Oct 2930 for those who are interested in or considering being part of a Co-housing project being developed in the Nelson area. For more information about these events or to become part of the Co-housing project visit our website at http://nelsonlandgroup. com/ and our facebook page: http://www.facebook. com/nelsonlandgroup

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Nelson Carshare adds an SUV to the fleet The Kootenay Carshare Co-op has experienced some exciting changes this fall; it has launched its new website: www.carsharecoop.ca; and purchased a new vehicle: the Carshare’s first SUV! “The new website will answer all your questions about how carsharing works, give you the lowdown on the vehicles and breakdown the initial and monthly costs of membership,” says Kooteney Carshare Co-op Manager

Colleen Matte. Visitors will also find interactive features like a trip cost calculator and emissions calculator; they can link to the Carshare’s social media pages, and signup for newsletters. This fall, the Carshare purchased their first SUV. “The decision to purchase the vehicle was made based on feedback from the Carshare’s membership,” says Matte. “Members indicated they were interested

in more four wheel drive vehicles with higher clearance that could transport passengers comfortably into the backcountry.” This vehicle will help reduce emissions by allowing members to access the vehicle only when they need it and use more fuel efficient cars when they can. For more information call 250-352-2033 or visit the Carshare’s Nelson office at 410 Hall St.

Answers Mike Thompson, Owner of Split Shot Fishing Charters shows off the fish he caught near Balfour last month. It took a 30 minute battle to land the 24 lb rainbow. What a catch!

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DJ Myagi with Science of Defiance

Friday, Oct. 21, 9:30 p.m. at the Royal Myagi with opening act breaks and big banging Science of defiance (played electro, all perfectly fused at the Rock Pit / Shambhala together to wring sweat out Music Festival) will be pre- of even the most discerning forming no hold bar in dance floor. Nelson tonight. His music has been Myagi aka Andrew in video games, tv shows, Mavor is one of North films, and nearly every other America’s main ambassadors to the world of dance media format available. He music. From packed clubs has released over 40 records in the metropolises of China on various labels through to rocking boat parties in the the years, and done excluold heart of Paris, Myagi’s sive radio sets for shows sets have become renowned on the BBC, CBC, JJJ, and as one of a kind experiences innumerable other fm and not to be missed. . His sound has expand- internet radio stations. Tickets $15 before ed to include a wide variety of genres, from progressive 11:30, $20 after, available house and acid to funky at the door.

Paper Lions with opening set by Clinton Swanson and Friends Monday, Oct. 24, 10 p.m. at the Royal Paper Lions are a Canadian pop rock band hailing from the unlikely small community of Belfast, Prince Edward Island. Since their inception Paper Lions has garnered consistent praise for their unique live show experience. They have had the pleasure of playing alongside many of North America’s finest acts such as CAKE, The Rheostatics, Joel Plaskett, The Golden Dogs, and Hey Rosetta! Paper Lions has been nominated for 13 East Coast Music awards, taking home Pop Recording of the Year in 2006. Tickets $10 and are availbale at the door.


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David Simmard and Hannah Epperson preform

Friday, Oct 28, 6:30 p.m. at Cedar Creek Cafe, 5709 Hwy 6, Winlaw. Cover by donation. 250-226-7355 Based in Montreal, dle and voice, Hannah David Simmard’s name Epperson creates intricate appeared on the Montreal and moving musical landMirror Magazine’s list for scapes. As a talented col“Best Country/Folk Act laborative artist, she’s been 2009” and, more recently, on the road and performed “Best Singer/Songwriter and recorded with Canada’s 2010”. He has played Miss Emily Brown, James alongside some Canadian Lamb, and Top Less Gay festival favourites like Mark Love Tekno Party, to name Berube and the Patriotic a few. Have a listen: http:// Few, Twilight Hotel, Fish & www.sonicbids.com/epk/ Bird, Old Man Luedecke, epk.aspx?epk_id=90449 and Ladies of the Canyon, For more information With loop pedal, fid- visit www.cedarcreekcafe.ca

Nicole Byblow will perform at Ellison’s as part of her “Nicole Byblow Plays All the White Keys” tour of Western Canada.

Unplugged at Ellison’s Market and Cafe Saturday, Oct. 22, Noon - 3 p.m. at Ellison’s Market and Cafe

Belle Plaine costume party preformance

Opening the Unplugged Sessions is Daniel Hoy, a student working on his second year at Selkirk College Music Program, majoring in voice. His preformance will include a ten minute ballad, on guitar and banjo. Some of Daniel’s influences are The Decemberists, Howling Wolf, Bob Dylan and Tom Waits. Mitch Vinet is a guitarist, songwriter and composer exploring various genres ranging from jazz to bluegrass. He formed the 4-piece indie rock band Oh Snap! which went on to release a full-length album that was met with

praise from the local media. Mitch’s original music tends to lean toward a folk-rock and blues sound, similar to that of The Band, JJ Cale, and Crosby Stills Nash and Young. Closing act will be Nicole Byblow. Since leaving the Kootenays, where she graduated with honours from the Music and Technology Program at Selkirk College, Nicole was one of only a dozen musicians across Canada to be honoured with the Fred Sherratt Award. She was also invited to perform at the 2011 Juno Awards and Gala.

Saturday, Oct. 29. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at Cedar Creek Cafe, 5709 Hwy 6, Winlaw. Cover by donation. 250-226-7355 Belle Plaine’s voice cal event. silences noisy taverns. Now, a full time musiBorn and raised on a cian, Hankewich says “It farm near the village of just feels good to sing for Fosston, Saskatchewan, people. It’s what I do the Belle Plaine, aka Melanie best, more than anything. Hankewich, is a true prai- It’s about time I’m doing it rie girl. A performer by the for a living,” http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ellisons-Cafeage of five, she was the For more information ringer for every local musi- visit www.cedarcreekcafe.ca Acoustic-Unplugged-Sessions/134317453293369


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Publisher’s Note: Nelson Becker

Corporations reflect individual greed The occupy movement is something new and different. In the 60’s the rallying cry was, “don’t trust anyone over 30”. At that time the struggle was very much an “us versus them” with a split down the middle. Today the movement says its 99 percent versus 1 percent. While this is more inclusive, the realty is that we all have some amount of greed inside of us. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. The problem of inequality that we face in our soci-

ety will not be solved by legislation or electing a certain party into office, it will only be solved if our values change. I propose that we round off the 99 percent to 100 percent and learn to accept one another and our own limitations. Let us lead by example and become the change we wish to see while always remembering that behind even the most powerful corporation lays a reflection of our own greed. Lets all work together to reduce the effects of the sickness called greed.

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Flowers To all the people who selflessly give themselves to our community by volunteering for our multiple organizations which make our city a better place. Signed: Impressed

Flowers to the small business’s that keep this community going by hiring locally and keeping the money here. There is now so much paperwork and many hoops to jump through from ALL levels Fish Heads to the peo- of government. ple and businesses that Signed: a local cover other current posters with theirs, why do Fish Heads to the peryou think you’re more important? Just because son who parked in front you have a higher bud- of my house, let their dog get doesn’t make it right, out to poop in my yard and you’re wasting resources then drove away without and time so wait your cleaning it up. Not okay. turn. Signed: wishing I had Signed: Fed up with cover up. taken a license number

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theSurvey Wise words can brighten your day or change the course of history. From Einstein to your grandmother, words have more power

than we can imagine. Sometimes its hard to know what the right thing to do is or we may have a tough time getting through challenges.

Sayings transit common sense and morality. For example: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. A stitch it time saves

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THE ANSWERS TO LAST WEEKS SURVEY Corporate greed is a problem; agree or disagree? Strongly disagree 6.9% Disagree 6.9% Don’t care 0.0% Agree 17.2% Strongly agree 69.0% “THE times they are a changing” again... let’s hope things really take a turn for the better - less poverty, more equality. WHEN our jobs are being shipped out of the country so the corporation can make more money for personal use I’m against. Our government should stop this practice. Thanks.

I have RRSPs, so I’m a stockholder. I want the corporations that I’ve invested in to do their best to make money. WE place value on those that do nothing (shareholders). We place no value on the people who produce. It is the people who produce that drive an economy. Why do we give our lives to the wealthy?

I just finished a business degree. During that course of study we discussed ethics, and even explored the definition of ‘sociopath’... we came to the conclusion that the Corporation as a citizen is a sociopath. The problem lies in in part with corporate law, which states that the profits of the shareholder must take precedent over other considerations... so CEO’s (the ethical ones) are to some extent over a barrel until the laws change (new legal precedents are set).... and the population changes laws... so make sure you vote! I think the question is redundant as the answer is obvious. MAKE sure that people who are demonstrating know what they are supporting. It’s not about

dissing people who have worked hard and have accumulated wealth through honest means, it’s about people, yes, the 1%, who have unscrupulously gotten wealthy. I worry about low income people dissing everyone who has more than they do. I think the biggest problem is the paradigm shift society has to make from being a consumerist society to a sustainable one. THERE are people behind every corporation... It really comes down to personal greed... Corporation is just a fictitious entity. I am curious as to how would the 99% behave if they had a chance to be the ‘greedy’ 1%? That said, human nature is easily manipulated from the position of power so I am joining the revolution.


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Is corporate greed a problem? HUGE divide between the rich and poor and getting worse and i am not hopeful that would change unless action is taken by the poor as well as the once called middle class who are now greatly in debt. I am au fait with the pharmaceutical industry, how it controls health care and the billions it makes. It is completely uninterested in health and only inter-

ested in making bucks. The only way to stop it is to refuse to accept the fear mongering, about blood pressure for example, and refuse to take its pills. Choose alternative medicine. EQUALITY in wealth distribution is wanted, more affordable housing prices demanded!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO one is free until all are free

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Events Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 30

live music

Fri. Oct. 21 John Reichman and the Jay birds. The Capitol Theatre. 8 p.m. A genial blend of storytelling and side-show humor provides the backdrop to their studied performance of original songs, instrumentals, and newly arranged traditional material. Tickets $16/$20 sold at https:// tickets.capitoltheatre.bc.ca Bassbizniz Halloween costume gala w/ Aphrodite and Busta - The Spirit Bar. http:// www.facebook.com/event. php?eid=126428724123740 Myagi w/ Science of Defiance. The Royal. 8 p.m. Canada’s Myagi is one of the world’s more accomplished party rockers. Science of Defiance from the Rock Pit Stage at Shambhala will start the evening off. Tickets are $10 before 11 p.m. and $15 after and available at the door All Request DJ. Finley’s Irish Bar and Grill

A weekly afternoon of Blues featuring Nelson’s blues players as hosted by Craig Atkins

Mon. Oct. 24 Clinton Swanson and Friends. The Royal. 8 p.m. The second show in Clinton Swanson’s three-concert fall series is a performance by Bessie and The Back Eddies. They will perform music from the early days of R’n B. $10 at the door Paper Lions. The Royal 10 p.m. This Canadian pop rock band will be Following Clinton Swanson and Friends. Tickets $10 available at Royal Espresso, www.liveattheroyal.com and at the door Sarah & Rich at the Library Lounge. 6 p.m. to 10p.m.

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Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 30

special events

Sat. Oct. 22

The Nelson Chapter of The Canadian Federation of University Women will meet at the New Grand Hotel. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For further information please phone Pat Reid at 250505-5561. Trash to Treasure. Residents are encouraged to place gently used, unwanted household items at the front of thier property for people who may find value in them to take. Please take in your items at 4 p.m. Unplugged music event at Ellisons market and cafe at noon

The Little Prince. The Rod and Gun Club Nelson. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., play starts at 8 p.m.. The whole community is invited to the bilingual play of the Little Prince performed by local actors. The play will be presented in french with english subtitles and will be preceeded by a dinner. For more iinformation and to pre-book your spot contact Elaine Gower at 250-352-3516 Mindfulness:Suffering, Karma, Myth of Free Will” Sat/Sunday retreat with visiting Sun. Oct. 23 Buddhist teacher Bob Kapitany. The Little Prince encour. The 10-4 each day at 6425 Sproule rod and gun club. 2 p.m.The play Creek Rd, Nelson; potluck will be presented in french with lunch; suggested donation $25/ english subtitles. For more inforday; information 250-354-0206 mation and to pre-book your spot

contact Elaine Gower at 250352-3516

Tues. Oct. 25 Halloween Story club at the library. 3:30 p.m. Games, crafts and yummy snacks free of charge for children. For more information contact 250-3526333

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ghost stort. Tickets $10 sold at https://tickets.capitoltheatre. bc.ca

Fri. Oct. 28 Blithe Spirit - play. The Capitol Theatre. A comedic ghost stort. Tickets $20 sold at https://tickets.capitoltheatre. bc.ca

Sat. Oct. 29

Downtown Baker Street Farmers Market. Inside the Nelson Trading Company. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come down to ejoy the last ciouple of weeks to buy local crafts and produce aswell as enjoy great local entertainment.

Storyteller’s Saloon gala fundraiser. At Mary Hall, Selkirk College. Dinner, ales and tales of true about the old west in the Kootenays. Ticket $45 available at touchstone Nelson and the Nelson Public Library. Blithe Spirit - play. The Capitol Thurs. Oct. 27 Theatre. A comedic ghost stort. Blithe Spirit - (preview) play. Tickets $20 sold at https://tickThe Capitol Theatre. A comedic ets.capitoltheatre.bc.ca

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Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 30

ongoing events

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volunteers. Pre-registration is required. Free (donations gratefully accepted)nelsonhospice@ netidea.com Nelson Women’s Centre. Drop-in. Noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250-352-9916 Toastmasters: Improve your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. www.toastmasters.ca Acupuncture for Addictions. Free drop-in clinic. 9:30a.m. Located at 333 Victoria St., 2nd Floor. 250-505-7248

Alzheimers/ Dementia Caregiver support group meetings. 2nd Wednesday Monthly. 7 p.m. Call 250-352-6788 or email Lhoskin@alzheimerbc. org for more info. Downtown Baker Street Farmers Market. Inside the the Nelson Trading Company. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come down to ejoy the last ciouple of weeks to buy local crafts and produce as well as enjoy great local entertainment. Nelson Women’s Centre Dropin. Noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250Fridays 352-9916 Gender Outlaws, a support Darts at the Nelson Legion. and social group for trans and 7:30p.m. 250-352-7727 gender diverse folks. 250-3545362 Thursdays Saturdays Grief Support Series. 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 20 – Nov. 24, Meat Draws at Nelson 2011 (6 session course) at the Legion. 3:30p.m., in beverage Multipurpose Room, Public room with Karaoke after. 250Health, (second level) 333 352-7727 Victoria St. This series is open The Nelson Scrabble Club to anyone who is experiencmeets at 1p.m. For further ing grief due to the death of information, please call 250someone they love. Hosted 352-6936 by trained Nelson Hospice

Cottonwood Market 9:30a.m. at Cottonwood Falls Park

Sundays RC Electric Buggy and truggy dirt track racing, at 6 mile North Shore, 11a.m. jdnelsonrc@gmail.com St. John’s Lutheran Church Service. Everyone welcome to 4p.m. worship. 321 Silica St. 250-354-3308 Nelson United Church Service. 10 a.m. All are welcome. 602 Silica St. 250-352-2822 Cribbage at the Legion beverage room, 12:45p.m. 250-3527727 Ascension Lutheran Church Service 10:15a.m. 1805 Silverking Rd. All are welcome. 250-352-2515 Quaker Meetings at 723 Ward St. Upstairs. 10a.m. 250-3543859. Everyone welcome Texas Hold’em Poker at the Nelson Legion. 12p.m. Last Sunday of every month. 250352-7727

Mondays

Pool Table Nights, Finley’s Irish Bar and Grill

Scottish Country Dancing 7 to 9 pm at the Central School Gym, 811 Stanley Street (use the Mill street entrance). For more info contact Kathy at 3597545 or June at 352-1836. La Leche League (breastfeeding information and support). 3rd Monday of each month, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 312 Silica St. 250352-3583 Heritage Harmony Barbershop Chorus. Welcoming anyone! Tim 250-825-9694 or John 250-352-6892 Drum Circle! Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. 3374 South Slocan Village Rd. Old Church Hall. Beginners welcome. Joel 250-226-0068

Tuesdays Drumming Cirlce. 2nd and 4th Tuesday evening monthly. 509 Front St.7 - 9 p.m. 250 -352-05616 Breast Cancer Support Group. Community First Health Co-op, 518 Lake St. Noon on every 4th Tuesday. Alice 250-352-6223 or Nadine 250-359-7777

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