Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Tommy Wyher
Tommy Wyher

Tommy Wyher

Business

Tommy is a native of the great state of Florida and has been a part of numerous startups, some successful and some not so much... view profile

Martha Rosenberg
Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg

Health

Martha is a Chicago-based health writer and author of the expose "Born with a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health." .. view profile

Dennis Adonis
Dennis Adonis

Dennis Adonis

News

Dennis Adonis is a Contributing Writer on Information Technology at The Epoch Times, Yahoo.com, Huffington Post, and CNN. He is also the Author of 19 books... view profile

Richard Cox
Richard Cox

Richard Cox

Business

Richard Cox is a university teacher in international trade and finance. .. view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Janet Walters Levite
Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

is an Optioned Screenwriter and Film Crtiic / Entertainment Writer for The Guardian Liberty Voice. She resides in New York City... view profile

June Rousso
June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

June Rousso, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and holistic health counselor in N.Y.C. with a focus on dietary and lifestyle changes to support health. .. view profile

Phil Butler
Phil Butler

Phil Butler

Travel

Phil is editor-in-chief of Argophilia Travel News, and Senior Partner at Pamil Visions PR. .. view profile

Deborah Asseraf
Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Zac Wassink
Zac Wassink

Zac Wassink

Sports

Covering the Browns and the NFL from a Cleveland viewpoint. .. view profile

Bianca Silva
Bianca Silva

Bianca Silva

Entertainment

Recent grad, music journalist, music lover. .. view profile






  • The Benefits of Exercise and Risks of Over Exercising

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    There is no doubt that exercise can have many health benefits. It appears that we can build muscle strength and stamina at any age by starting slowly and setting realistic goals for ourselves. Being sedentary is a major culprit in developing illnesses, especially as we grow older.

    Movement by itself helps to circulate lymph, which …

    Read More

  • Animal Abuse Bad Enough for Tyson and the Pork Council but Not the DA?

     The cruelty against pigs videotaped at West Coast Farms in Oklahoma last year was so sickening Tyson Foods immediately dropped the supplier. The National Pork Producers Council demanded that authorities “bring criminal charges against workers who abused animals.” Yet a year later, workers have apparently not been charged and may have fled town as the …

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  • Is your cell phone crippling you?

     

     

    EM Technique interview with Deborah Quilter

    RSI – repetitive strain injuries. How is it caused and what can be done to prevent it? Deborah Quilter author of “The Repetitive Strain Injury Recovery Book” explains the damage done by texting and typing. In our modern society the things that help us do so much may …

    Read More

  • Why Brown Fat is Good Fat

    Obesity continues to be a growing global epidemic. According to the World Health Organization, 1.4 billion people in the world are overweight and nearly half of them are considered obese as their BMI is over 30. People who are overweight are at increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, neurological diseases, and even cancer. As …

    Read More

  • Ways to Fight Colds and the Flu

    "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates

    With the cold and flu season upon us, we must think about boosting our immune system, and fending off viruses and bacteria. One of the basic ways is to make sure that we have adequate levels of stomach acid that work to help eliminate bacteria and viruses that they come upon. Our body makes less …

    Read More

  • How to Get Rid of Chubby Cheeks

    Having cubby cheeks is cute as a baby but not as an adult. Adults with cubby cheeks are naturally self-conscious about their puffy cheeks as it suggests a lazy lifestyle and can even create an illusion of increased weight elsewhere on their bodies. While the bone structure of your face is hereditary and can not …

    Read More

  • Communities Brace For More Bodies in Serial Sex Slayings

     

     

    Chicago, IL

     

    At least seven women’s bodies have been found in Indiana since Friday in what appear to be serial, sex-related murders of women in high-risk lifestyles. Hammond police are holding Darren Vann, a convicted sex offender, in connection with the murders and say charges are possible in at least six other murders …

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  • 4 Uniquely Awesome Juice Recipes

    Do you juice or are you looking to start juicing? Many people who juice find a couple good recipes and stick with their tried and true juices. While this makes for a consistently good drink, it can also quickly become a rut. Plus it causes you to miss one of the biggest benefits of juicing. …

    Read More

  • What Your Tongue Says About Your Health

    An indicator of good health

    A basic concept of nutritional dentistry is that the mouth is an indicator of the state of the body.

    The color of the tongue should be a major factor in oral diagnosis. Oriental medicine recognizes many different pathologies based on tongue color.

    The tongue is the most visible internal organ with a very high metabolic …

    Read More

  • Candidates Against High “Taxes” Seldom Talk About Gun-Related Taxes

    Chicago

     

    A dairyman and career capitalist are trying to unseat Sen. Dick Durbin and Gov. Pat Quinn in Illinois, respectively, with screeds against “career politicians” and higher taxes.

    The “career politician” epithet sounds populist and appealing until you look at its opposite: bumbling, naïve, politician-wannabes who embarrass themselves like the Tea Party Congressman who mistook …

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  • Reducing Breast Cancer Risk Through Nutrition

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I thought it important to write a blog that addresses how to protect ourselves from the risks of breast cancer. A diet that is nutritionally-dense and eliminates refined sugar is key to support optimal health. Fresh organic fruits and vegetables are high in nutrients, especially anti-oxidants to fight …

    Read More

  • Dallas Health Worker Who Aided ‘Patient Zero’ Infected With Ebola

    Man dressed in Ebola protective Gear

    Hospital Personnel Wore Inadequate Protective Gear

    A health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital got infected with Ebola.

    The worker was one of the personnel who took care of Ebola “patient zero” Thomas Duncan.

    According to reports, the health worker was wearing protective gear while treating the Duncan.

    Protective Gears Are Inadequate

    There have …

    Read More

  • Dance for human development and academic instruction

    Dance for human development and academic instruction from Emory M Moore Jr. on Vimeo.

    EM interview with Obediah Wright part 2.…

    Continue the journey, fellowship and conversation with EM Techniques and Obediah Wright.
     
    Join us as we discuss the exploration and complexities of movement art forms. Learn about the process of human development inherent

    Read More

  • Eating with the Seasons

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    The earth has provided us with an abundance of fruits and vegetables, and modernization has given us out-of-season produce year round. Sounds good, but there are many benefits to eating with the seasons. Starting the food cycle in spring, it is a time of cleansing and rebirth. There is nothing more cleansing than fresh organic …

    Read More

  • Why Are Chicago Religious Leaders Supporting a Pro-Gun Candidate?

     

    Guns have killed over 10,000 in Illinois in the last ten years and in Chicago, it is a daily blood bath, especially in minority neighborhoods. Yet five weeks ago, two prominent religious leaders from crime ridden communities, Larry Trotter of Sweet Holy Spirit Church and Pastor Corey Brooks, Sr. of New Beginnings Church endorsed a …

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  • Keep Your Hair Young

    Beautiful hair

    Research on human behavior has shown that we make rapid visual judgments about others within just a few seconds of our first meeting. One of the biggest influences on this initial judgment is the style, color, and overall health of our hair. A person with thinning or graying hair can be assumed to be up …

    Read More

  • Ode to the Egg

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    The egg – we all have consumed it in some shape, manner, or form, only to ask, “Are eggs really good for you?” The reply often has been, “Oh, no, eggs are high in cholesterol. Make that an egg white omelet, please.” Back in the day, my father was convinced that eggs, which he loved, …

    Read More

  • Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria Seems To Have Been Contained, CDC

    Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria

    With quick and decisive measures by some of its top doctors, Nigeria seems to have contained it first Ebola outbreak, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday.

    Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with 177 million people. It is therefore not a mean feat given that the spread

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  • Whey vs. Casein Protein: Which One Is More Important For Weight Loss?

    Protein Diet for Weight loss

    Most of us do not have any clue as to what is more important whey or casein protein. To start with, these casein and why are the same since they are both proteins, but they are not the same when it comes to functions.

    Our bodies need protein to recover after exercise, in building lean …

    Read More

  • Dance for health and wellness

     
    EM interview with Obediah Wright
     
    Dance is a big word its effects are far reaching from culture to communication. Join us as we discuss its place in health and wellness. Dance a powerful modality for maintenance and change.
     

     

    Obediah Wright
     
    www.balancedancetheatreinc.org
     
     
    Emory M Moore Jr. 
    Founder of EM Technique – Way of body harmony
     
    www.emtechniques.com…

    Read More

  • The Benefits of Exercise and Risks of Over Exercising

    unnamed[1] (14)

    There is no doubt that exercise can have many health benefits. It appears that we can build muscle strength and stamina at any age by starting slowly and setting realistic goals for ourselves. Being sedentary is a major culprit in developing illnesses, especially as we grow older.

    Movement by itself helps to circulate lymph, which …

    Read More

  • Is your cell phone crippling you?

     

     

    EM Technique interview with Deborah Quilter

    RSI – repetitive strain injuries. How is it caused and what can be done to prevent it? Deborah Quilter author of “The Repetitive Strain Injury Recovery Book” explains the damage done by texting and typing. In our modern society the things that help us do so much may …

    Read More

  • Why Brown Fat is Good Fat

    Obesity continues to be a growing global epidemic. According to the World Health Organization, 1.4 billion people in the world are overweight and nearly half of them are considered obese as their BMI is over 30. People who are overweight are at increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, neurological diseases, and even cancer. As …

    Read More

  • Ways to Fight Colds and the Flu

    "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates

    With the cold and flu season upon us, we must think about boosting our immune system, and fending off viruses and bacteria. One of the basic ways is to make sure that we have adequate levels of stomach acid that work to help eliminate bacteria and viruses that they come upon. Our body makes less …

    Read More

  • What Your Tongue Says About Your Health

    An indicator of good health

    A basic concept of nutritional dentistry is that the mouth is an indicator of the state of the body.

    The color of the tongue should be a major factor in oral diagnosis. Oriental medicine recognizes many different pathologies based on tongue color.

    The tongue is the most visible internal organ with a very high metabolic …

    Read More

  • Reducing Breast Cancer Risk Through Nutrition

    unnamed[1] (13)

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I thought it important to write a blog that addresses how to protect ourselves from the risks of breast cancer. A diet that is nutritionally-dense and eliminates refined sugar is key to support optimal health. Fresh organic fruits and vegetables are high in nutrients, especially anti-oxidants to fight …

    Read More

  • Dallas Health Worker Who Aided ‘Patient Zero’ Infected With Ebola

    Man dressed in Ebola protective Gear

    Hospital Personnel Wore Inadequate Protective Gear

    A health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital got infected with Ebola.

    The worker was one of the personnel who took care of Ebola “patient zero” Thomas Duncan.

    According to reports, the health worker was wearing protective gear while treating the Duncan.

    Protective Gears Are Inadequate

    There have …

    Read More

  • Dance for human development and academic instruction

    Dance for human development and academic instruction from Emory M Moore Jr. on Vimeo.

    EM interview with Obediah Wright part 2.…

    Continue the journey, fellowship and conversation with EM Techniques and Obediah Wright.
     
    Join us as we discuss the exploration and complexities of movement art forms. Learn about the process of human development inherent

    Read More

  • Eating with the Seasons

    unnamed[1] (11)

    The earth has provided us with an abundance of fruits and vegetables, and modernization has given us out-of-season produce year round. Sounds good, but there are many benefits to eating with the seasons. Starting the food cycle in spring, it is a time of cleansing and rebirth. There is nothing more cleansing than fresh organic …

    Read More

  • Keep Your Hair Young

    Beautiful hair

    Research on human behavior has shown that we make rapid visual judgments about others within just a few seconds of our first meeting. One of the biggest influences on this initial judgment is the style, color, and overall health of our hair. A person with thinning or graying hair can be assumed to be up …

    Read More

  • Ode to the Egg

    unnamed[1] (10)

    The egg – we all have consumed it in some shape, manner, or form, only to ask, “Are eggs really good for you?” The reply often has been, “Oh, no, eggs are high in cholesterol. Make that an egg white omelet, please.” Back in the day, my father was convinced that eggs, which he loved, …

    Read More

  • Whey vs. Casein Protein: Which One Is More Important For Weight Loss?

    Protein Diet for Weight loss

    Most of us do not have any clue as to what is more important whey or casein protein. To start with, these casein and why are the same since they are both proteins, but they are not the same when it comes to functions.

    Our bodies need protein to recover after exercise, in building lean …

    Read More

  • Dance for health and wellness

     
    EM interview with Obediah Wright
     
    Dance is a big word its effects are far reaching from culture to communication. Join us as we discuss its place in health and wellness. Dance a powerful modality for maintenance and change.
     

     

    Obediah Wright
     
    www.balancedancetheatreinc.org
     
     
    Emory M Moore Jr. 
    Founder of EM Technique – Way of body harmony
     
    www.emtechniques.com…

    Read More

  • Ongoing Stress and Adrenal Fatigue

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    When we experience ongoing stress, cortisol is released to prepare the body for the fight-flight reaction. Over time with ongoing stress, the adrenal glands can be taxed and compromise day-to-day living. Adrenal fatigue is a condition near and dear to me since I was diagnosed with it a year ago and have been on my …

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  • The History of the Ball Mason Jar

    Glass Pressure Canning Jar

    The mason jar has become a trendy decoration and hip glassware. While there are many cheap mason jars available, the original Ball Company Mason jars continue to be the most popular with consumers wanting to show off their timeless script logo.

    How the Company Started

    Five brothers (Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius, and William) started the …

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  • Use Your Summer Fruit All Winter Long

    Dehydrating food is the original form of food preservation. Today modern techniques focus on pasteurization and artificial additives to prolong our food supply. While this has greatly improved our food supply stability, it has come at a cost of dangerous chemicals whose long-term implications have not been well studied.

    Fortunately, dehydrating your own food …

    Read More

  • A Nutritional Approach to Depression

    Many people turn to anti-depressants to relieve their emotional suffering. While medication can be life-saving under certain circumstances, a nutritional approach to depression has few, if any, of the side effects of medications. In many instances, people can start to feel better emotionally and physically just by virtue of eating nourishing foods.

    One of the …

    Read More

  • What’s it take to be healthy?

     
    EM Interview with Abdi Assadi Part 2.

     …

     
    Continuing the conversation in the second part of my interview with Abdi Assadi an acupuncturist of 29 years and Author.
    Join us as we muse about the what it takes to be and maintain a healthy life.
     
     

    Abdi Assadi, M.S., Lic. Ac.
     
    www.abdiassadi.com
     
     
     

    Through my lens…
     
     
    Emory M

    Read More

  • How to Naturally Shrink Your Stomach and Trim Tummy Fat

    Sometimes in order to lose weight we need to contract space. Contracting space can mean feeling satisfied with less.  To make yourself “YogaFit,” you must learn to eat less and be satisfied with less. With food LESS TRULY IS MORE.

    One of the best example’s of this is s reducing the desires of  …

    Read More

  • The Role of Hydration in a Healthy Immune System

    We often associate drinking water with quenching our thirst and are unaware of its many other benefits to the body.  One of the major roles of hydration is in supporting a healthy immune system.  Our bodies need water to absorb nutrients and oxygenate our cells. Without this nutrient support and adequate oxygen levels, our immune …

    Read More

  • Is your cell phone crippling you?

     

     

    EM Technique interview with Deborah Quilter

    RSI – repetitive strain injuries. How is it caused and what can be done to prevent it? Deborah Quilter author of “The Repetitive Strain Injury Recovery Book” explains the damage done by texting and typing. In our modern society the things that help us do so much may …

    Read More

  • How to Get Rid of Chubby Cheeks

    Having cubby cheeks is cute as a baby but not as an adult. Adults with cubby cheeks are naturally self-conscious about their puffy cheeks as it suggests a lazy lifestyle and can even create an illusion of increased weight elsewhere on their bodies. While the bone structure of your face is hereditary and can not …

    Read More

  • 4 Uniquely Awesome Juice Recipes

    Do you juice or are you looking to start juicing? Many people who juice find a couple good recipes and stick with their tried and true juices. While this makes for a consistently good drink, it can also quickly become a rut. Plus it causes you to miss one of the biggest benefits of juicing. …

    Read More

  • What Your Tongue Says About Your Health

    An indicator of good health

    A basic concept of nutritional dentistry is that the mouth is an indicator of the state of the body.

    The color of the tongue should be a major factor in oral diagnosis. Oriental medicine recognizes many different pathologies based on tongue color.

    The tongue is the most visible internal organ with a very high metabolic …

    Read More

  • Dance for human development and academic instruction

    Dance for human development and academic instruction from Emory M Moore Jr. on Vimeo.

    EM interview with Obediah Wright part 2.…

    Continue the journey, fellowship and conversation with EM Techniques and Obediah Wright.
     
    Join us as we discuss the exploration and complexities of movement art forms. Learn about the process of human development inherent

    Read More

  • Keep Your Hair Young

    Beautiful hair

    Research on human behavior has shown that we make rapid visual judgments about others within just a few seconds of our first meeting. One of the biggest influences on this initial judgment is the style, color, and overall health of our hair. A person with thinning or graying hair can be assumed to be up …

    Read More

  • Whey vs. Casein Protein: Which One Is More Important For Weight Loss?

    Protein Diet for Weight loss

    Most of us do not have any clue as to what is more important whey or casein protein. To start with, these casein and why are the same since they are both proteins, but they are not the same when it comes to functions.

    Our bodies need protein to recover after exercise, in building lean …

    Read More

  • Dance for health and wellness

     
    EM interview with Obediah Wright
     
    Dance is a big word its effects are far reaching from culture to communication. Join us as we discuss its place in health and wellness. Dance a powerful modality for maintenance and change.
     

     

    Obediah Wright
     
    www.balancedancetheatreinc.org
     
     
    Emory M Moore Jr. 
    Founder of EM Technique – Way of body harmony
     
    www.emtechniques.com…

    Read More

  • Extra, Extra… Boost Your Smoothies

    blueberry smoothie

    A post-workout smoothie is a quick and effective way to help your body recover from a workout. One of the best things about smoothies is that you can easily add powder supplements to give yourself an extra boost. These powders easily dissolve into your smoothie along with any unpleasant tastes that would be present if …

    Read More

  • Use Your Summer Fruit All Winter Long

    Dehydrating food is the original form of food preservation. Today modern techniques focus on pasteurization and artificial additives to prolong our food supply. While this has greatly improved our food supply stability, it has come at a cost of dangerous chemicals whose long-term implications have not been well studied.

    Fortunately, dehydrating your own food …

    Read More

  • Keep Your Smoothie Healthy

    Smoothies are a great easy way to provide your body with the correct daily nutrition. Making them at home also lets you control and know exactly what you are drinking. Unfortunately, it’s easy for us to let unhealthy ingredients sneak into a healthy smoothie.

    Remember why smoothies are healthy

    Vitamins and Minerals

    Our primary source …

    Read More

  • What’s it take to be healthy?

     
    EM Interview with Abdi Assadi Part 2.

     …

     
    Continuing the conversation in the second part of my interview with Abdi Assadi an acupuncturist of 29 years and Author.
    Join us as we muse about the what it takes to be and maintain a healthy life.
     
     

    Abdi Assadi, M.S., Lic. Ac.
     
    www.abdiassadi.com
     
     
     

    Through my lens…
     
     
    Emory M

    Read More

  • How to Naturally Shrink Your Stomach and Trim Tummy Fat

    Sometimes in order to lose weight we need to contract space. Contracting space can mean feeling satisfied with less.  To make yourself “YogaFit,” you must learn to eat less and be satisfied with less. With food LESS TRULY IS MORE.

    One of the best example’s of this is s reducing the desires of  …

    Read More

  • What is acupuncture really?

    EM Interview with Abdi Assadi
     
     
    Abdi Assadi has been a  dedicated acupuncture practitioner for 29 years. 
    How did acupuncture come to the US? How does it work?
     
    Join us as we talk about the benefits and inner workings of this often times mysterious practice.
     
     
     
    Abdi Assadi, M.S., Lic. Ac.
     
    www.abdiassadi.com…
     
     
     

    Through my lens…
     
     
    Emory M

    Read More

  • Exercise From the inside out. Part 2.

     
     
    Join us as we continue the EM Technique interview with Mark Jackson about the inner cultivation practice of Falun Gong.
    Qi gong or chi gong are ancient internal exercise practices that were once practiced freely in China. This interview discusses what the process of meditation is like and what are some of the benefits you

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  • Exercise from the inside out

     
     
     
     
     
    There are many ways to “exercise”. This interview with veteran personal trainer and Falun Gong practitioner, Mark Jackson focuses on exercise for the inside. What is meditation? What is it like to still the mind? Join us for this candid and enlightening interview on an authentic meditation practice. 
     
     
     
     
    Mark Jackson
    www.newwarriorfitness.com
     
     
    Falun Dafa 
    www.falundafa.org…

     
     
    Through

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  • Cholesterol and Heart Disease Risk

    There have been many recent advances in the role of cholesterol as a risk factor in the development of heart disease.  Most of us have learned that LDL cholesterol is “bad” and increases heart disease risk.   HDL cholesterol is said to be “good” and have health benefits. I think that it is fair to say …

    Read More

  • ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET

    Chronic inflammation in the body has many risks. It can damage to our arteries and depress our immune system. There can be an increased the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and auto-immune disease.  Short-lived inflammation is the body’s way of clearing up infections and healing damaged tissues. When it is chronic, it …

    Read More

  • Is getting a Black belt really important? What happens after you get it?

    EM Technique interview and demonstration 
    with martial arts master’s Livingston & Everton Kelly.  
     
     
    There is a depth of study that is common to all disciplines and sciences that should also be present when training with a master in the martial arts.
     
    Join us as we continue the conversation and elaborate on understanding the process of

    Read More

  • What does being a martial arts “master” really mean?

     

    A rare and honest look at the inner realm of martial arts from the perspective of two lifelong practitioners. Demonstration and discussion follows Master’s Livingston and Everton Kelly as they illuminate the “heart” of a martial artist.   The passion and benefits are explained eloquently touching on the realms of character development and self actualization within

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