September 27, 2015

Quote of the Week

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Events

Richmond Hill NDP Official Office Opening
Mon Sep 28 / 6:00pm

The Richmond Hill NDP is having it's official office opening Monday September 28th starting at 6pm. Come Join the NDP and meet our candidate Adam DeVita as we cheer on the campaign to paint Richmond Hill orange. Everyone is is welcome. Location:&n...

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Residents' Meeting - Development Application on Arnold Avenue
Mon Sep 28 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

David West, Councillor Ward 4, will be hosting a Residents' Meeting regarding the development application on Arnold Crescent on Monday September 28th from 7-9 pm in the Plaza Suite at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. (Please note tha...

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Happy Mind, Happy Life ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Sep 28 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how to use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting happiness from within. This series of classes is based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary book, "Modern Bud...

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Zumba® Open House - Supporting the "Out of the Cold" Program!
Mon Sep 28 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Come out for a complementary Zumba® class, a Latin-inspired dance-fitness party, to support the "Out of the Cold" program, Richmond Hill, with a donation!  Athletic gear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusias...

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Connecting the Community. Including a presentation from the Liberal Candidates
Tue Sep 29 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster this "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.co...

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All Candidates Event for the Richmond Hill Riding
Tue Sep 29 / 6:30pm

Community partners have put together this event to meet the candidates and hear what they have to say. 6:30 to 7:00 - Meet & Greet 7:00 to 9:00 - Moderated Question Period Current Candidates for the Richmond Hill Riding are: Adam DeVita...

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Global Demographics Group ~ Seminar: The RRSP Meltdown
Tue Sep 29 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

In this seminar, Daniel Tiffin will teach you: How to take money out of RRSPs without paying Taxes. How to double the income from your RRSPs while reducing the tax bite. How to double your money faster without increasing the risk. Enjoy Regis...

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Introductory Astrophotography Course with Drs. Ian Shelton and Tuba Koktay
Tue Sep 29 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn to photograph stars, constellations, planets, comets. Get the most out of your "Point-and-Shoot" or DSLR camera in low-light situations This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of how your camera works and teach you how to take...

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Council Meeting ~ all encouraged to attend
Tue Sep 29 / 7:30pm

Council Meetings are where  decisions are made.  Anyone may observe this meeting. The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday before.  Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings. These mee...

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Curtain Club Theatre ~ "Rope's End" - a bittersweet comedy by Douglas Bowie
Fri Sep 18 - Sat Oct 3

Somewhere long gone on the road not taken, lingering in some idealized, unreliable corner of memory is a soulmate. This bittersweet comedy is about life choices, leading the audience through twists and turns, ending up in a surprising and memorable p...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmer's Market is Still on!
Wed Sep 30 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

The end of summer brings all-new types of local produce to the Hillcrest Farmers' Market! Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. Hillcrest Farmers' Market runs until the end of October, every Wednesday...

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An RBC Advice Event: What you need to know to buy your next home
Wed Sep 30 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Check out this upcoming free RBC® Advice Event What you need to know to buy your next home: Things to consider if you’re moving – mortgage options, fees… Things to consider if you’re downsizing Know the value of you...

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Share the Experience: Medical Mission to Nepal
Wed Sep 30 / 7:00pm

Cathrine Page was part of a 3 week Medical Mission to Nepal last month.  She invites everyone to their night of thanks and sharing. There will be a presentation discussing this mission, highlighting all the great things the donations and suppor...

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Council Public Meeting
Wed Sep 30 / 7:30pm

Public Council Meetings discuss planning applications. The agenda is publicized the Friday before Click here for the complete agenda and the link to other upcoming council meetings...

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Visually Impaired Person (VIP) Meeting
Thu Oct 1 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

VIP invites you to the first meeting of the season! Schedule: 11:15 - 11:30  - Introduction 11:30 - 12:15 - Demo of the new device at JBVC, for vision improvement presented by:Arjun Mali, Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer, iMerciv In...

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The Black Experience Project
Thu Oct 1 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The Black Experience Project (BEP) is a research study currently being conducted across the GTA. It aims to survey 2,000 people of black and African heritage to learn about their unique perspectives, strengths and challenges. After several months of...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Oct 1 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Cosmo Music ~ Takeover Guitars Event, Oct 1 - 3
Thu Oct 1 / 7:00pm

The experts from Taylor Guitars are making the trip to Canada from El Cajon, California to takeover Cosmo Music for three incredible days of free events, live music, deals, guitar giveaways and more! Schedule Thursday, October 1st, 7pm - Taylor G...

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Community and Cultural Grant Program Information Session
Thu Oct 1 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The purpose of the information session is to provide an overview of the new Community and Cultural Grant program guidelines and application process. Interested applicants are encourage to attend. RSVP by visiting www.RichmondHill.ca/CommunityGrants...

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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Oct 1 / 7:00pm

Have you lost someone special to you? GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  Grief hurts, but there is help. For more information, Email keith@mybic.ca, or call the church office at 90...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Oct 1 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core-stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized, and...

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Art Class ~ "Weaving for Beginners #2"
Fri Oct 2 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Are you a weaver ready to take on more complex projects? This program will teach you how to weave a cloth sampler by exploring a variety of weave structures. Colour will be used as an element of design. The Level 1 course or some weaving experience...

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Stress Buster! Practical Ways to Deal with Stress Now! Prepare for the Shift...
Fri Oct 2 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Are you feeling stressed? Are you constantly worried or feeling tense? Do you have trouble relaxing? Do you have difficulty sleeping at night because your mind races with thoughts of the day? Is your health being affected by your stress? At this wor...

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York Region Dragon Boat Club Information Meeting- New paddlers welcome!
Fri Oct 2 / 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Come out for an informational session on the sport of dragon boat, and kickoff the new season! New paddlers welcome. The session will offer: An introduction to the sport of dragon boat An overview of our program and goals for this upcoming year...

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Fill Up on the Fall Harvest - at The Village Market
Sat Oct 3 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Many prepared foods, so you may wish to stop and enjoy something to eat! Make it p...

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Fire Prevention Week Open House
Sat Oct 3 / 8:00am - 3:00pm

The Annual Fire Prevention Week Open House provides the community with a day full of fun and education! Come celebrate the Open House's 20th anniversary! Live demonstrations throughout the day include: An auto extrication High-angle rope rescue...

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Dig in and plant native trees and shrubs at Richmond Green!
Sat Oct 3 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we plant native trees and shrubs in Richmond Green. Everyone is welcome! Help increase biodiversity and provide wildlife habitat in your community!You should bring: Weather-appropriate clothing (long...

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Oct 3 / 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. $1 suggested donation This event is organized by The Meeting House ChurchEmail contact Colleen: RHspaghetti@yahoo....

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Beef/Salmon Dinner
Sat Oct 3 / 5:00pm

Come out for dinner! Your choice of beef or salmon, potatoes, vegetables, homemade pie, coffee/tea. Seatings 5pm and 6:30 pm.  St. Matthew’s is a fragrance free facility.  Tickets:  Adults - $18; Children under 12 - $7. Prepaid...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Oct 3 / 7:30pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
Sun Oct 4 / 8:00am - 1:00pm

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5km run or a 1km walk to raise funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. 24,400 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in Canada every year. Fundraising for breast cancer rese...

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Last Month This Year for the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Sun Oct 4 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

At the end of October, the Hillcrest Farmers' Market will be closing up for the year! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. Prepare for Thanksgivin...

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Learn to Meditate ~ 4-week Series with Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Teacher Rose Hirano
Sun Oct 4 / 10:00am - 11:00am

This four-class series is a perfect opportunity to discover the benefits of meditation. Learn how to create inner space and respond to life’s challenges in a positive and constructive way. These classes are designed for both beginners and thos...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - A Financial Literacy Academy for Kids ~ 8 week course, 3 age levels
Sun Oct 4

Knowledge Makes Cents provides financial literacy for kids. Starting Sunday, October 4th three age/grade approriate programs are offered: 1) The My Early Cents – Level 1 program is for junior to senior kindergarten students. Through fun games...

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Committee of the Whole Meeting - observe how are councillors are serving us
Mon Oct 5 / 4:30pm

This Committee of the Whole meeting is where issues get discussed but decisions are not made.  Anyone may observe this meeting.  Click here to find out how to present The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday before...

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Catholic Community Services of York Region ~ Bridge Group for Women
Mon Oct 5 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Would you like to learn about yourself, build and acknowledge your strengths and connect with others in a warm and supportive environment? The Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) presents the Bridge Group for Women This is an 8-sessio...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Oct 5 / 6:45pm - 7:45pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Monday evenings for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway! Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking include: Works 90% of bo...

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Happy Mind, Happy Life ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Oct 5 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how to use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting happiness from within. This series of classes is based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary book, "Modern Bud...

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Start the Week off Right! Weekly Zumba® Class Starts Tonight!
Mon Oct 5 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come out for weekly Zumba® classes - weekly Latin-inspired dance fitness parties! Dance to a variety of Latin and international rhythms. Athletic wear, running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required! Bring a sealable bottle...

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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Monthly Meeting
Tue Oct 6 / 8:00pm

At this month's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society, guest speaker Marion Jarvie makes a presentation to the group. Marion is a celebrated horticulturist, teacher and lecturer. She will present a visual story of her magnifi...

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Connecting the Community. Plus presentation by NDP Candidates.
Tue Oct 6 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster this "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.co...

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Art Class ~ Introduction to Spinning
Tue Oct 6 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Learn how to turn fibre into yarn! This program will teach you how to spin using a hand spindle and a spinning wheel. A brief introduction to the history of spinning, types of fibre, fibre preparation, and carding wool is included. Participants wit...

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Last Month This Year for the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Oct 7 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

At the end of October, the Hillcrest Farmers' Market will be closing up for the year! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. Prepare for Thanksgiving, Halloween...

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TMJ Society of Canada ~ Support Group Meeting
Wed Oct 7 / 7:00pm

The Temporomandibular Joint Society is holding a support group meeting tonight in the Hillcrest Mall Food Court (9350 Yonge Street). For more information, email tmjscanada@gmail.com or visit www.tmjscanada.ca  ...

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An Exclusive Evening with Kevin O'Leary to Benefit Spinal Cord Research
Wed Oct 7 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

It will be a memorable evening with entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary of ABC Television’s Shark Tank. Kevin will share his many personal investment and business experiences and reveal why he started his own investment fund management company, O...

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Council Public Meeting
Wed Oct 7 / 7:30pm

Public Council Meeting discuss planning applications. Click here for the complete agenda and  for the list of other upcoming council meetings...

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Job Fair – PSWs for Living Assistance Services
Thu Oct 8 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Do you have a warm and caring personality?Are you pleasant and compassionate?Do you have 2 years experience working in the Homecare industry or with the elderly population? Living Assistance Services is having a job fair at their office: Thursday,...

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Yoga for Arthritis
Thu Oct 8 / 10:15am - 11:15am

This new class is for anyone who suffers from morning stiffness, chronic pain or inflammation.  The gentle class features breath work, meditation and bodymind flow.  Accommodations will be made for all special needs.  Week...

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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Oct 8 / 7:00pm

Have you lost someone special to you? GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  Grief hurts, but there is help. For more information, Email keith@mybic.ca, or call the church office at 90...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Oct 8 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core-stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized, and...

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John C. Maxwell Team ~ Free Mastermind Group! "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership"
Thu Oct 8 / 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Joel Emuan invites you to his Mastermind Group Study on John Maxwell's The 21 Irrefuatable Laws of Leadership. This 4-week in-depth study affords you the opportunity to join forces and mastermind with a unique group of like-minded individuals who are...

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A good stop before you start preparing Thanksgiving dinner - The Village Market
Sat Oct 10 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. There are prepared foods, so you may wish to stop and enjoy something to eat! Make...

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Mill Pond Art Gallery ~ Thanksgiving Weekend Art Show
Sat Oct 10 - Sun Oct 11

You are invited to an exhibition of the work of local artists Natalia Fedorov, Raya Finkelson, Anna Naiman, Taya Winitsky. Enjoy their beautiful, original art, showcasing a variety of different art styles: Natalia Fedorov:  www.rhga.ca/natal...

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Film Club with Barry Dempster ~ "Lost in Translation"
Sat Oct 10 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Watch and discuss films with Barry Dempster, poet, novelist, and founder of Southlake Cinemania. The theme for Film Club is What The Heart Wants: Unexpected Love Stories, and this month's film will be Sophia Coppola's Lost in Translation (2003). Ad...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Oct 10 / 7:30pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Last Month This Year for the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Sun Oct 11 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

At the end of October, the Hillcrest Farmers' Market will be closing up for the year! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. Prepare for Thanksgiving, Halloween...

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Good Information to Know

The Town recognizes the importance of the Creative Industry Sector

The Town of Richmond Hill recognizes the importance of the Creative Industries driving our local and regional economy. According to Richmond Hill’s recent Economic Development Strategy, almost half of the labour force in Richmond Hill is emplo...

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Attention Musicians!! The Richmond Hill Concert Band is looking for new members

If you are interested in playing in the Richmond Hill Concert Band and you have at least high school level skills and an instrument, please contact the band. They begin rehearsals for the fall on Thursday evenings starting September 24th at 7:30 pm...

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What is igniteFAIR? Pledges for Change? Vehicles for youth to change the world, starting right here!

The idea for igniteFAIR began in early 2014 to help students learn about the hundreds of non-profit, youth-run, and volunteer organizations across Ontario that provide opportunities to get involved. Each organization will have its own booth at ignit...

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Crepe Festival at Cafe en Passant
Sat Sep 12 - Sun Oct 4

Back by popular demand!! The Crepe Festival has returned to Cafe en Passant's menu - lunch or dinner or dessert! For Lunch...............   For dinner............   taxes & gratuities extra....

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