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FIESTA FUN: Angela De Sol performs with the Esmiralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company during the Hispanic Fiesta in Mel Lastman Square on Saturday. See page 3 for more photos.

Taking steps in her mother’s memory Woman’s team raises $200,000 for cancer in memory of her mom LISA QUEEN lqueen@insidetoronto.com Heather Weir is never far from her daughter’s thoughts. That is never more true than

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Saturday and Sunday. Heather Weir died of breast cancer in July 1993. “Every single day and every single step (I remember my mother). My mom was 49 when she passed away,”

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Duncan Creek Master Plan Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Notice of Study Completion The City ofToronto has completed a study under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to identify geomorphic (stream study) and aquatic habitat-based solutions to manage the impacts of historical channelization and excessive stormwater runoff in the stream channels of the Duncan Creek watershed.The study follows the stream geomorphic studies guidance document by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Following consultation withToronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), related City Divisions and the public, the following are the study’s key findings, accepted by the City. In-stream reconstruction of the channel is needed because stormwater management (SWM) measures will not mitigate channel erosion sufficiently. Updated estimates of potential benefits from, and refined locations for SWM measures, identified in the City’s Wet Weather Flow Master Plan (2003), are provided. Priority channel projects include complete channel reconstruction of the section closest to German Mills Creek (Reach 1), and local channel rehabilitation improvements in the remainder of the Creek (Reaches 2 and 3), which will provide the opportunity for improved uses of the existing pedestrian trail system. Adaptive Management and Natural Channel Design (MNR 2003) will provide the foundation for project implementation, and long term channel management.

Opportunities for Review

The study was carried out following the requirements for Schedule ‘B’ projects under the Municipal Class EA. A Project File Report has been completed and has been placed on public record for a 30-day review period starting August 17, 2012 ending September 28, 2012. It will be available for review at: Hillcrest Library 5801 Leslie St. (south of McNicoll Ave.) 416-395-5830

Bayview Village Mall Library 2901 Bayview Ave. (at Sheppard Ave. E.) 416-395-5460

If you have any outstanding issues about this project, please address them to the City staff listed below and we will attempt to seek a mutually acceptable resolution. Mae Lee (Rigmea) City of Toronto, Public Consultation Unit Metro Hall, 19th Fl., 55 John St., Toronto, ON M5V 3C6

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If concerns regarding this project cannot be resolved in discussion with the City ofToronto, a person or party may request that the Ontario Minister of the Environment make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as a Part II Order), which addresses individual environmental assessments. The Minister must receive the request in writing by September 28, 2012 at the address below, and a copy must also be sent to the City contact. If no requests are received by September 28, 2012, the City may proceed with this project as outlined in the Project File Report. The Honourable Jim Bradley Minister of the Environment 77 Wellesley St. W. Ferguson Block, 11th Fl. Toronto, ON M7A 2T5

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FANNIE SUNSHINE fsunshine@insidetoronto.com Following in the footsteps of her musically inclined older sisters, Karen Ouzounian started cello lessons at age seven, but didn’t begin to take the instrument seriously until her early teens. Now 27, the former North York resident is one of 30 finalists vying for a three-year loan of a fine-stringed instrument from the Canada Council of the Arts’ Musical Instrument Photo/courtesy Bank (MIB). Following an audition Sept. 16 in Toronto in front of a jury, Karen Ouzounian is one of 30 finalists competing for the use of the winners will be announced Sept. $7.5 million 1696 Bonjour Stradivari Cello for three years. The cello 26. The winner’s rank will decide is part of the Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank. who gets to select what instrument. Every three years, professional pleasantly surprised she’s made it North America and Europe. She has this far. toured the United States and Canada Canadian classical musicians compete for the chance to borrow “It’s a really prestigious program with Icelandic pianist Vikingur high quality instruments from the to be considered for and a dream Olafsson, and appeared as a soloist Canada Council MIB to enhance for any string player to play on a with Sinfonia Toronto, the Canadian their careers. Sinfonietta and the Cathedral Bluffs rare and wonderful instrument,” The council funds, administers she said in a phone interview from Symphony Orchestra. and promotes the Manhattan. “There An avid chamber musician, MIB collection are four really speOuzounian has performed with cial cellos up for many ensembles and members of the and competition, grabs. It would be Guarneri, Juilliard and St. Lawrence which began in nice to play on any String Quartets. An advocate of 1985 through the of the wonderful contemporary music, she has colBarwick family of Ottawa. Since then instruments. They laborated with the Argento Chamber it has grown steadily Ensemble, Continuum, and AXIOM. are so valuable.” through donations, Ouzounian holds master of music Ouzounian, instrument loans who will perform and bachelor of music degrees from a 20-minute repThe Juilliard School. a n d p u rc h a s e s made with donated ertoire in front of The Canada Council for the Arts funds. the jury, said she’s has acquired five additional instruTo d a t e, 3 4 nervous, but views ments – three violins and two cellos – Karen Ouzounian the process as posi- – for the 2012 MIB competition to Canadian violinists and cellists have tive. be held this fall, bringing the total benefitted from the loans of these “I’m happy I made it this far,” she value of the 19 instrument collection, instruments, which range in value said. “There are some amazing cellists plus one cello bow, to more than $28 from $150,000 to $7.5 million. coming. I’m not expecting to walk million. A graduate of The Juilliard School away with an instrument.” The MIB competition will enable in 2010, Ouzounian has called New Ouzounian, who graduated professional classical musicians to York City home for the past 10 years. borrow fine-stringed instruments from the Toronto French School, This is the first time she’s applied to has performed as recitalist, soloist for three years to help enhance their the Canada Council’s MIB and was and chamber musician throughout careers.

‘It’s a really prestigious program to be considered for and a dream for any string player to play on a rare and wonderful instrument.’

tunes and treats: Above, guitarists accompany the Esmiralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company during the Hispanic Fiesta in Mel Lastman Square Saturday. At left, La Fiesta Catering’s Jose Coronel prepares fried potatoes. Below, Jorge Cisneros of Churros Rico Churros churns out some treats. Staff photos/Justin Tang

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Opinion Ian Proudfoot Marg Middleton Peter Haggert Paul Futhey Warren Elder Jamie Munoz

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he perception that Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) properties breed crime is one that newly hired president and CEO Eugene Jones is trying to overcome. “Crime comes to social housing,” said Jones when he toured an apartment building near Jane Street and Finch Avenue with Mayor Rob Ford earlier this summer. “Social housing doesn’t cause crime.” He added their goal was to do what they can to deter criminal our view activity from coming on their Partnerships property. Credit should be given where create safer it’s due. The North York Mirror communities has featured recent events in TCHC neighbourhoods, demonstrating the positive work by the social housing company to help create a safer environment for residents. A couple of weeks ago, TCHC in partnership with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment’s Team Up Foundation, launched the KickStart program at Downsview Park designed to teach soccer skills to kids aged six to 12, while also providing them with valuable self-esteem, fair play and leadership lessons. Participating youth from neighbourhoods such as Mabelle in Etobicoke, Lawrence Heights in North York, and Kingston-Galloway, all got the opportunity to experience something new – and positive. As Jones noted, it allowed the children to look up to new role models and make new friends. In the city’s west end, residents living in two TCHC buildings in the Dundas Street West and Scarlett Road area will be celebrating the two-year anniversary of their tenant food-sharing program this Wednesday. That initiative came about through the hard work and perseverance of a group of resident volunteers in partnership with the Daily Bread Food Bank and Four Villages Community Health Centre. In both cases, TCHC residents weren’t able to work in isolation to improve their own living conditions. Partnerships were integral in slowly helping overcome the stigma of TCHC communities as unsafe. But there’s still work that needs to be done, highlighted most recently by the violent incident that took place at a TCHC site on Danzig Street in July. In the wake of that gun violence, which killed two people and wounded 23 others, Ann-Marie Moulton, outreach co-ordinator for Progress Church that serves the Kingston-Galloway neighbourhood said, “If you’re in a community where you’ve never talked to your neighbours, you are a problem.” Toronto Community News is a division of Metroland Media Group Ltd. The Mirror is a member of the Ontario Press Council. Visit ontpress.com newsroom

Write us The North York Mirror welcomes letters of 400 words or less. All submissions must include name, address and a daytime telephone number for verification purposes.

We reserve the right to edit, condense or reject letters. Copyright in letters remains with the author but the publisher and affiliates may freely reproduce them in

print, electronic or other forms. Letters can be sent to letters@ insidetoronto.com, or mailed to The North York Mirror, 100 Tempo Ave. Toronto, ON, M2H 0A2.

To the editor: As a former high school teacher, the beginning of September always meant back to school. I realize now that backto-school time is the perfect time to have a frank conversation with children about the importance of managing their personal finances, especially if they are moving out on their own. The agency I lead, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), was established in 2001 to help Canadian consumers gain a better understanding of financial products and services. The Government of Canada has given FCAC the mandate to foster financial literacy. The agency continues to develop resources for students and all Canadians to help them strengthen their knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions. They are available at itpaystoknow. gc.ca Ursula Menke

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ission accomplished, sort of. Both the prosecution and defence in the case against Mayor Rob Ford have won by achieving the publicity they craved. For the many enemies of Ford, the opportunity to broadcast their opinions must have been heaven. Social media was of full of nastiness: jibes at the mayor’s eating habits, his lack of university education, and allegations of corruption. The prosecution lawyer succeeded in bringing the case into open court. Verbatim accounts of Ford’s earlier testimony were available for anyone with an Internet connection. The other side was no better. At any one of many points the mayor could have ended the circus. Whether through a payment of the $3,150 in question, agreeing to

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conclusions from the city’s integrity commission, or simply following council procedure, he could have stopped it all. Instead, both sides have accomplished their primary goal of wallowing in publicity. As the mayor’s lawyer submitted to the court, publicity may be a motivating factor for the prosecution. It certainly must have been for the defence. Instead of silence at council and avoiding the entire issue, the mayor chose to cast the issue in terms of helping children through his foundation. While the prosecution

and defence may have succeeded, it’s too bad neither party thought through the public policy consequences of their willfulness. Consider for a moment if the prosecution were to win completely, which means Ford is removed from office and forbidden to seek immediate re-election. Is the public better served by paying millions for a new election because of $3,000? Will it be our new expectation to reverse elections through the courts? Are we to encourage litigation on political matters? Similarly, the mayor’s position is indefensible. Even if council acted outside of its jurisdiction in demanding payment, even if the integrity commissioner and former administration could have handled the complaint better, and regardless of the mayor’s personal beliefs, he fails to understand that mayors

must reserve their highest loyalty for our civic institutions. A pox on both sides. The judge now has the difficult job of trying to achieve the best public policy decision. Without a doubt he must censure the mayor’s behavior. Maybe Justice Hackland can succeed in modifying the mayor’s irresponsibility when so many have failed. At the same time, he must be careful to make sure we citizens retain control of politics through the ballot box, rather than through judges and lawyers in the courts. A successful judgment will support our institutions, and make our society a little less polarized, even if neither of the antagonists will be satisfied. n David Soknacki is a former City of Toronto councillor and budget chief. Contact him at www.soknacki.com

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Kabbalalalat Shabbat WHEN: 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Ave. CONTACT: The Education Office, 416-487-3281, www.templesinai.net, education@templesinai.net COST: Free An interactive musical event with the Temple Sinai Choir and Band.

n Saturday, Sept 8

Photography Days at Black Creek Pioneer Village WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy. CONTACT: Geri Smith, www. blackcreek.ca COST: Free with admission Learn about capturing that perfect photo or discover photography as it was in the 1800s. For this weekend only, bring a tripod to use inside the buildings. Also happening Sunday, Sept. 9. North York Garden Club Flower and Vegetable Show WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. WHERE: Edithvale Community Centre, 7 Edithvale Dr. CONTACT: www.northyorkgardenclub.ca COST: Free The annual show features Australia as the flower arrangement theme; the cultural classes will include grasses and shrubs. Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers WHEN: 8 a.m. WHERE: Downsview Park, 1-35 Carl Hall Rd. CONTACT: Sam

Shantz, 416-815-9255, www.endcancer. ca, sshantz@endcancer.ca COST: Free Thousands of women and men will walk 60 km in two days through Toronto as part of the 10th annual Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers, benefiting The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute at The Princess Margaret Hospital.

4700 Keele St. COST: Free The McMaster Marauders visit the York Lions in regular season play.

York Lions football WHEN: 1 p.m. WHERE: York Stadium, 4700 Keele St. COST: $8 (adults), $5 (non-York students, seniors) The York Lions host the Ottawa Gee Gees in CIS men’s football regular season action.

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OUA men’s soccer WHEN: 3:15 p.m. WHERE: York Stadium, 4700 Keele St. COST: Free OUA men’s soccer has the UOIT Ridgebacks visiting the York Lions. Weekly Bridge WHEN: Noon to 3 p.m. WHERE: Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. CONTACT: Betty Jacobs, 416-2230568, bettyjeanne.jacobs@gmail.com COST: $2 includes refeshments New bridge players welcome, all levels.

n Sunday, Sept. 9

Parkinson SuperWalk 2012 WHEN: 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St. CONTACT: Karla Watson, 416-227-9700, karla.watson@ parkinson.ca, parkinsonsuperwalk.ca SuperWalk funds research projects as well as providing resources for education, advocacy and support services to the 100,000 Canadians living with this debilitating disease. This is a fun, family event. Everyone is welcome. OUA women’s Soccer WHEN: 1 p.m. WHERE: York Stadium, 4700 Keele St. COST: Free The UOIT Ridgebacks visit the York Lions in OUA women’s soccer play. OUA women’s rugby WHEN: 3 p.m. WHERE: York University,

Men’s Night Honouring Cantor Emeritus Severin Weingort WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Ave. CONTACT: The Education Office, 416-487-3281, www.templesinai.net, education@templesinai.net COST: $20 To reserve, call, email or visit online. 31 Division Community Police Liaison Committee Fall Meeting WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: 31 Division, Toronto Police Service, 40 Norfinch Dr. CONTACT: Const. Michelle Janse, 416808-3100 COST: Free All residents, educators and business operators invited to attend. The guest speaker will discuss aspects of bullying as the ‘back to school’ topic.

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n Tuesday, Sept. 11

Chronic Pain Management Workshop WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: The Gibson Retirement Residence, 1995 Steeles Ave. E., Lower Level CONTACT: Mary Dolenc, 416-979-7228, mdolenc@ on.arthritis.ca, arthritis.akaraisin.com/ cpmw Improve your understanding of chronic pain management, learn coping methods and be encourages to take an active role in your pain mangement.

n Wednesday, Sept. 12

Toronto Jewish Folk Choir Invites New Singers WHEN: 7:30 to 10 p.m. WHERE: Winchevsky Centre, 585 Cranbrook Ave. CONTACT: Luba, 905-669-5906, www. winchevskycentre.org/institutions/choir. html, folkchoir@hotmail.com COST: Free The semi-professional choir sings mainly Jewish music and songs on Jewish themes, in four-part harmony. Ability to read music is helpful, but not essential. Junior A Hockey WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Carnegie Centennial Centre, 580 Finch Ave. W. The North York Rangers host the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots.

n Thursday, Sept. 13

Senior Safety Seminar WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Better Living Health and Community Services Recreation Centre, 1 Overland Dr. CONTACT: Const. Kellie Downie, kelly.

downie@torontopolice.on.ca COST: Free Topics include personal, pedestrian and traffic safety, elder abuse, and fraud targeting citizens 50 and older. Tips on reducing your chances of becoming a victim of crime. Organic Farmers Marketplace WHEN: 3 to 7 p.m. WHERE: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E. CONTACT: http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/ Weekly until Oct. 4. OUA Women’s Hockey WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Canlan Ice Sports, York, 989 Murray Ross Pkwy. COST: $8 (adults), $5 (non-York students, seniors) The Laurier Golden Hawks visit the York Lions in a non-conference game. North York Garden Club Front Garden Contest Awards Night WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Edithvale Community Centre, 7 Edithvale Dr. COST: Free The public is invited to attend the awards night that recognizes the gardeners who create the wonderful gardens that beautify North York.

n Saturday, Sept. 15

Pioneer Harvest Festival WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy. CONTACT: www.blackcreek.ca/ events/event.dot?id=125730, COST: various, see website for details.

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Man charged in decades-old sex assault Police have charged a man with sexual assault dating back four decades. Police allege a teacher at a private religious school in the Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue area sexually assaulted a 12-year-

old boy during a summer camp over a three-year period between January 1972 and December 1975. Heshi Nussbaum, 71, of Toronto, was charged with indecent assault male Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Police believe there may be more victims. Anyone with information is asked to call Toronto police at 416-8083205 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-2228477.

Woman calls police after seeing man’s arm inside basement apartment window Toronto police are alerting the public to a suspicious incident in the Black Creek and Trethewey drives area Monday. Police said a 23-year-old

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SCORELESS DRAW: Top, York Lions keeper Sarah Fiorini, centre, leaps to take possession of the ball from Laurier Golden Hawks’ Emily Brown during Ontario University Athletics season-opening soccer action at York Sports Field on Saturday. York’s home opener ended in a scoreless draw. Above, Lions’ Gina Kripotos, right, steals the ball from Laurier’s Krista Cellucci. York followed up the draw with a 2-0 win over Waterloo the following day. The Lions continue their homestand Sunday with a 1 p.m. game against the UOIT Ridgebacks.

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Home Renovations AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN CONTRACTOR Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Tiling, Drywall, Painting Bathrooms, Kitchens Basements, Counters, Closets, Flooring, Windows/Doors, Fences, Decks, Additions Lester 416-223-0226

DICK’S Home Improvements. Reliable, experienced, top quality service. Renovate an entire home or room. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, ceramic, painting...(416)816-6219, anytime.

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General Help

Decks & Fences

Up to $1500 CASH Weekly

0 ALL DECKS built in 1 day. Highest quality. Lowest Prices! Free design and estimates. Call Mike 416-738-7752 www.griffindecks.ca

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Waste Removal

PETER’S DEPENDABLE JUNK REMOVAL From home or business, including furniture/ appliances, construction waste. Quick & careful!

416-677-3818 Rock Bottom Rates!

ALL TYPES of concrete work & repairs. Foundation work & repairs. Underpinning work. Mainly residential. Call Joe at 416-953-4661

BRICK, BLOCK & NATURAL STONEWORK

Chimneys, Tuck Pointing, Brick, Concrete Windowsills and Much More! For Free Estimate Call Peter: 647-333-0384 www.stardustconstruction.com

Painting & Decorating ABSOLUTELY amazing painters at bargain prices! Summer special $100/ room. Quick, clean, reliable. Free estimates! Second to None Painting 905-265-7738

Moving & Storage

EMERGENCY?

Local, long distance Packing service, FREE boxes.

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General Help

Appliance Repairs/ Installation APPLIED REFRIGERATION. Appliances repaired professionally. 35 years experience. Fridge’s, coolers, washers, dryers, stoves. Central Air Conditioning & Heating. (416)281-3030

MANPOWER is looking for heavy general laborers and licensed forklift drivers (Raymond reach, electric walkie, order picker, dock stalkers) to work near York University at Keele St & Steeles Ave W. If you are able to lift up to 50lbs, can pass a background check, and qualify, go to www.manpowerjobs.com and create a profile, then call the MANPOWER office to make an appointment at 905-948-1235 Veterinary Help

Veterinary Help

Full Time Receptionist/ Veterinary Assistant

Needed in (401/ Jane St. area). We are seeking an exceptional communicator to liaison between Doctors and clients with the skills and ability to work both independently and as a team player.

Please forward your resume to lennoxah@gmail.com Registration

Garage Sales

Everything from tools to electronics, furniture, men’s clothes & kitchenware. Some antique pieces!

8am - 3pm

Sat Sept 8th

30 Shippigan Cres (Shaunessey/ Trailside)

YARD SALE Saturday

September 8th 9am - 3pm 21 MARLINGTON CRES

(Jane/ Wilson) Large variety: bikes, kids clothes and much more! Rain date: Sept 15th

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Masonry & Concrete

Plumbing

Clogged drain, camera inspection Leaky pipes Reasonable price, 25 years experience Licensed/ Insured credit card accepted Free estimate James Chen

General Help

MOVING

(CCMA accredited Montessori school) 16 months to 6 years Half/Full Day Program Extended Care 7 a.m.to 6 p.m. Piano/Violin (group and private lessons) French-Drawing-Pottery-Yoga Swimming, Dancing and Skating courses To register please contact us at:

416 850 9705

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Moving & Storage A-1 Moving & Storage Local & long distance. Short notice and negotiable rates. Residential/ Commercial. Storage also available. Ken: 416-658-5307 ANY MOVING/ junk removal, 24 hours. Insured licensed. BBB and BNI Member. Voted #1 in list of top 5 Movers by Metro readers! 416-253-7641. www.ssonsmoving.com

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Flooring & Carpeting

1$ Truck Fee. $19+/hr, Licensed. Insured Local/ Long Distance. Free Estimates. 24/7. www.huskymovers.ca 416-887-6696

MAINLY FLOORS Carpet, hardwood, tile from $1.29/sq.ft. installed. Free estimate in GTA. Fall Special! Call 416-873-8043 E: megafloors@live.com

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