Biographer Ian Douglass talks about working with ‘the realest guy in the room’, then one of the smallest guys in wrestling

Not About Wrestling / Ian Douglass Welcome to another episode of “Not About Wrestling”. This week, I’m talking to prolific writer, former broadcast journalist, and renowned “overrated athlete,” Ian Douglass. Douglass is a journalist and co-author of three wrestling biographies. His first book, The Realest Guy in the Room: The …

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Biden speechwriter Jon Meacham on America’s Soul Battle

Shortly after the election results were announced in key Pennsylvania state, Joe Biden delivered a victory speech announcing the need to “restore the soul of America.” “Our nation is shaped by the constant battle between our best angels and our darkest urges,” the president-elect said, barking hoarse in a Delaware …

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‘Billie’: New Doc follows both Holliday and the meticulous biographer who died before revealing his findings (trailer)

Greenwich Entertainment *The first biographer to fully immerse herself in the world of Billie Holiday was a New York journalist and avid fan named Linda Lipnack Kühl. For about eight years in the 1970s, Kuehl interviewed everyone she could find who had a personal association with Holiday — musicians, managers, …

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Prince’s biographer talks about the man behind the legend

In one rolling stone interview published in 1985, Prince told writer Neal Karlen about a pivotal moment in his life: the moment his father kicked him out of the house. From a phone booth, Prince begged his father to take him back: “He still said no. I sat crying in …

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Trump names speechwriter fired for attending conference with white nationalists to commission that preserves Holocaust memorials

Darren Beattie, former White House speechwriter. (Darren Beattie via Twitter) WASHINGTON — A former speechwriter fired from the White House in 2018 for attending a conference that white supremacists also attended has been named to a commission tasked with preserving Holocaust-related sites across Europe. Former speechwriter Darren Beattie will join …

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Trump enlists former speechwriter who attended white supremacist conference to monitor Holocaust sites

(JTA) – President Donald Trump has appointed Darren Beattie, a former White House speechwriter who attended a white supremacist conference, to a government commission that monitors Holocaust sites. Beattie, who tag on twitter as a “proud Jew,” attended a HL Mencken Club conference in 2016. According to the Southern Poverty …

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Princess Diana’s biographer Andrew Morton said the portrayal of The Crown was “the most realistic he has ever seen”

Princess Diana’s biographer called Emma Corrin’s performance in The Crown “the most accomplished and realistic portrayal” of the late royal he has seen. English journalist Andrew Morton, 67, who wrote the bestseller Diana: Her True Story in 1992, said the 24-year-old actress demonstrated “star quality” in the role. His claims …

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Trump Biographer: “He’ll Finally Get What He Wanted” | Business | Economic and financial news from a German point of view | DW

American biographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael D’Antonio spent a lot of time with US President Donald Trump while writing two books about him. His most recent book, “High Crimes: The Corruption, Impunity, and Impeachment of Donald Trump,” a chronicle of the President’s impeachment, was released in October 2020. D’Antonio …

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Seven Questions with Alice George, John Glenn Biographer

Dave ghose | [email protected] Almost three years after starting to research her book, and almost four years after John Glenn’s death, Alice George’s biography of the Senator and the Astronaut will be published next week by the Chicago Review Press. . George, a veteran journalist and historian who previously wrote …

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Unforgotten Seattle: Journalist, museum director and runner Ron Chew discovers the heroes of Seattle’s unforgettable story among everyday people of color

by Glenn Nelson It all snowballed over Ron Chew – book writing and running. One day revealed a delightful synergy to him. He realized that running – moving – changed things in his brain: memories, organization, solutions. In the home stretch after finishing his book, Chew pledged to run 10 …

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Musical biographer Peter Guralnick’s new book covers many topics, including himself

Guralnick is excellent on the first listen to Robert Johnson’s album “King of the Delta Blues Singers”. No one had prepared it; he hadn’t read anything about Johnson; there had been no criticism or publicity. Few of us have the more opportunity to experience art so innocently. There were few …

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Republic television journalist questioned by police

Republic TV reporter Pradeep Bhandari was questioned by police on Saturday after being arrested on October 9 for allegedly obstructing police and assembling a crowd during the BMC’s partial demolition of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow on last month. A case was filed against Bhandari at the Khar Police Station …

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Biden town hall questioner worked as a speechwriter in the Obama administration: report

ABC News mayor attendee Thursday night with Democratic candidate Joe bidenJoe BidenPoll: 71% support Biden’s omicron travel ban Invest in children and families now so that one day I am unemployed. On January 6, the panel votes to despise Meadows PLUS previously worked as a speechwriter in the Obama administration, …

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ABC silent after Biden mayoral attendees identified as Obama’s ex-speechwriter, wife of prominent Democrat

ABC remains silent amid mounting criticism from its town hall with Joe Biden after two of the attendees who questioned the Democratic nominee were identified as an Obama speechwriter and the wife of a prominent Pennsylvania Democrat . One of the interlocutors was Nathan Osburn, who worked for the public …

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Biden’s ABC Town Hall questioners include former Obama speechwriter, wife of former Pennsylvania candidate Dem

Biden defends the economic agenda in town hall Former Obama economic adviser Robert Wolf and FreedomWorks economist Stephen Moore break down Joe Biden’s economic agendas against President Trump on ‘Fox & Friends.’ Two of the ABC mayoral interviewees featuring Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday had ties to prominent …

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People Are Unearthing Renaissance Music Manuscript Doodles And They’re Pretty Spicy

October 12, 2020, 2:26 p.m. | Updated: October 12, 2020, 3:26 PM People are discovering strange transcriptions of medieval music. Photo: Twitter / @roobeekeane The 16th century scribes were clearly having too much fun with these dodgy illustrations *ahem*… Renaissance musical transcriptions contained some of the most elaborate and ornate …

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Rare 233-year-old Messiah manuscript sings again in Katikati

The music written in the 233-year-old manuscript was performed in Katikati on Sunday. “A Little Magic” was created in Katikati this weekend through a combination of musical talent, research and a rare and extraordinary manuscript. At St Paul’s Presbyterian Church on Saturday, top musicians from the University of Waikato gave …

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How a reporter discovered a dangerous Bible fraud

When a Harvard professor needed quick money to test the date of a controversial document that made a startling statement about Jesus, she knew where to go: “Funding for the carbon-14 tests was generously provided by a gift from Tricia Nichols, ”noted Karen. King of Harvard Divinity School in its …

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Peter Jackson, Journalist and Son of US Senator “Scoop” Jackson, Dies But His Tweets Get Aired

peter jackson (Courtesy of Laurie Werner) Just as much of America entered a pandemic-induced lockdown in March, so did Peter Hardin Jackson, son of the late US senator. Henry M. “Scoop” Jacksondied at 53 after a years-long battle with cancer. But thanks to his widow, Laurie Werner, his Twitter feed …

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Meet Ewa Winnicka, a Polish journalist who writes on Greenpoint

Ewa Winnicka, a Polish journalist living in Warsaw, has always been interested in migration: “I think it’s one of the strongest experiences you can have,” she says. His previous books include “Angole”, a book about Polish immigrants to the UK In her next book, tentatively titled “Life and Death on …

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Who is Brian Masters, biographer of Dennis Nilsen and where is he now?

BRIAN Masters is a successful author and journalist. He wrote Killing For Company: The Case of Dennis Nilsen, a book chronicling the crimes of prolific serial killer Dennis Nilsen. 3 Brian Masters, who wrote a book about the killer Dennis Nilsen Who is Brian Masters? Brian Masters himself said, “I …

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Former Projo writer’s odyssey takes him from journalist to novelist

Kathie Raleigh | Special for | The newspaper William Loving started college as an English student with the intention of becoming a novelist. But plans have changed. He became a journalist, a career that took him to deputy national editor at the Los Angeles Times and included a stint at …

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Manuscript by an American author on the invasion of Japan

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-1945), which falls on Thursday. A manuscript, collected by a translator in Shandong province, reveals facts buried in the fierce war. Now painstakingly restored by translator and writer Wang Jinling, the manuscript of …

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Bloomsbury is now accused of leaking manuscript

Only a week ago, Bloomsbury India decided to withdraw the publication of the book “Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story” from the authors of Monika Arora, Sonali Chitalkar and Prerna Malhotra. In a statement, the publishing house cited a “virtual pre-publication launch organized without our knowledge by the authors” as …

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McConnell Chief Speechwriter Launches Company: Arboreal Communications

WASHINGTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Former Senate Speaker Brian Forest’s speechwriter announced the public launch of Arboreal Communications, a communications company specializing in executive messaging, writing and positioning. The company has previously been selected to help major global brands, government leaders, business associations and nonprofits reach key audiences on a range of …

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“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” manuscript shows Holly Golightly’s original name

Truman Capote’s Final Manuscript Breakfast at Tiffany’s is set to go up for auction at Sotheby’s next week, and the document reveals a crucial eleventh-hour edit Capote made to the 1958 short story. Iconic heroine Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn in the classic 1961 screen adaptation, went by the …

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Manuscript Shows How Truman Capote Renamed His Heroine Holly Golightly | Truman Capote

The final typescript of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, on which Truman Capote crossed out his original choice for the name of his heroine, Connie Gustafson, and replaced it with Holly Golightly, is set to go up for auction. The manuscript, which is covered in Capote’s handwritten edits, also shows how the …

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Royal biographer Judy Wade who predicted Prince Charles and Princess Diana split has died aged 81

Royal biographer Judy Wade, who reported on Prince Charles and Diana’s marriage and was a confidante of the late princess, has died aged 81. Judy, of Australian descent, who lived in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, after retiring in 2015, died at Whittington Hospital in London on July 5 from a brief …

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Kenney’s speechwriter Paul Bunner meets with Indigenous leaders

Alberta Premier’s speechwriter Jason Kenney met with Indigenous leaders in the province following criticism of articles he wrote years ago that were called racist. Paul Bunner met with Indigenous leaders last week, including Chief Wilton Littlechild, one of the leaders of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Littlechild spoke with Bunner …

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More controversial stories surface from Kenney’s speechwriter accused of racist, sexist and homophobic comments

Other articles containing controversial remarks about transgender people, women, people of color and the homeless community have been published by Paul Bunner, the speechwriter for Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, who makes already facing calls for his dismissal amid accusations of racist, sexist and homophobic remarks in his previous work. Bunner …

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Kenney’s speechwriter says homosexuality is “socially destructive” and called the First Nation an oppressive regime

Further writings from Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s speechwriter Jason Kenney were published Friday, with columns declaring homosexuality to be “individual and social destructive” and characterizing an Alberta First Nation as ” oppressive and collectivist regime ”. Opposition NDP calls for Paul Bunner’s sacking were rebuffed by Kenney on Thursday after …

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Kenney’s speechwriter called residential schools a ‘false genocide story’

Alberta Premier’s speechwriter Jason Kenney once wrote an article dismissing the ‘false history of genocide’ of Canada’s residential school system and said young Indigenous people could be ‘mature recruits’ for violent insurgencies. Paul Bunner wrote the column, titled “The ‘Genocide’ That Failed”, for the online magazine C2C Journal in 2013. …

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Famous journalist and biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli reflects on Michael Jackson’s legacy

© J Randy Taraborrelli J. Randy Taraborrelli is a renowned journalist, celebrity biographer and author of over 20 books, including the 2009 bestseller Michael Jackson – The magic, the madness, the whole story. Knowing Michael since he was a child, Taraborrelli has a unique perspective on the late singer with …

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Former Mattis speechwriter says surprised by retired general’s attack on Trump

Guy Snodgrass, who has been a key aide to former Defense Secretary James Mattis, said that while he was surprised Mattis recently released a rare public criticism of President Trump, he also believes that he was eager to speak. “Frankly, I think there is one element of Mattis that just …

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Advisor and journalist par excellence

Ken Kurson has had a fascinating career filled with experiences in some of the country’s leading newspapers including Esquire and the Commercial Observer. (Newswire.net – May 31, 2020) – Ken Kurson has had a fascinating career filled with experiences in some of the country’s leading newspapers including Squire and the …

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U.S. coronavirus crisis ‘failure of democracy’: Obama’s former speechwriter – Xinhua English.news.cn

A screenshot of David Litt’s Twitter account from May 23, 2020 shows then-US President Barack Obama’s former speechwriter tweeting his post “Coronavirus crisis in the United States is a failure of democracy” with a cover photo. (Xinhua) “The American republic is a government of fewer people, by fewer people, for …

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If I were Donald Trump’s speechwriter, this is the team speech I’d suggest | sport

Jhere’s a moment near the end of most sports movies where the coach gives a heartfelt pep talk just before the crucial game. The coach will use words like ‘heart’, ‘honor’ and ‘teamwork’. Everything that happens next on the court or in the field is a little underwhelming because victory …

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Shreveport native, journalist Curt Brandao dies at 52

Marc Angeles | Special for the Times Shreveport time To subscribe to The Times, go to https://help.shreveporttimes.com/subscription-services Henrietta Wildsmith, Shreveport Times Curt Brandao, an award-winning journalist from a prominent Shreveport media family who launched a newspaper in Myanmar during volatile times, died in Hong Kong on Thursday. He was 52 …

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Manuscript Evaluating Mosaicism in Fanconi Anemia

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT) (“Rocket”), a clinical-stage company developing an integrated and sustainable pipeline of genetic therapies for rare childhood disorders, announces recent publication from a peer-reviewed manuscript: the first comprehensive review of somatic mosaicism in Fanconi anemia (FA) in the journal Annals of hematology. The …

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Librarians stunned after opening 500-year-old Tudor manuscript and finding half-eaten 50-year-old cookie – The Sun

LIBRARIES yesterday opened a rare Tudor manuscript and found a half-eaten cookie stuck between the pages. The discovery stunned staff and academics at the University of Cambridge. 2 Cambridge University librarians found a half-eaten chocolate chip cookie in a rare 500-year-old Tudor manuscript abandoned by a clumsy schoolboy 50 years …

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Sandra Day O’Connor ‘believed in making laws slowly’, says biographer

Personal editor | palm beach post Sandra Day O’Connor, the nation’s first female Supreme Court justice, wasn’t too generous with her praise. In fact, one year his paralegals posted a photocopy of his palm on the wall with a note that read, “If you want a pat on the back, …

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The mystery of a missing manuscript

THE WASHINGTON POST – What could be more tantalizing to bibliophiles than the mystery of a lost manuscript? The fascination that we feel when imagining the discovery of an unknown Shakespeare play or a lost suitcase full of untold stories of Hemingway makes blood flow in us, the bookish ones. …

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Brad Pitt denies use of awards show speechwriter – Deadline

UPDATE with video: Over the past few months on the awards circuit, Once upon a time… in HollywoodBrad Pitt was an MVP in more ways than one, regularly appearing in one of the most memorable acceptance speeches of the night. Pitt’s speeches were so polished that they made some wonder …

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Trump’s address is an ‘effective’ method of rallying the base – The Hill

A former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton called President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night an “effective” way to rally support from his base. “A lot of Donald Trump supporters watched the speech – I’m sure they thought it was great and effective that way,” Paul Glastris, …

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Lindsey Graham backs plan for senators to review Bolton manuscript in classified setting

Washington – Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Trump’s staunchest defenders in Congress, said Tuesday he favors a proposal to have senators review former national security adviser John Bolton. unpublished manuscript in a classified setting, the details of which upset the Senate impeachment trial. “I fully support @SenatorLankford’s proposal …

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MSU receives papers from veteran journalist and alum Randy Bell

Mississippi’s most awarded radio journalist and MSU alumnus Randy Bell speaks on Friday [Jan. 17] to a packed crowd in the John Grisham Room at the Mitchell Memorial Library. The 1974 MSU communications graduate donated to his alma mater a vast collection of news clips, photos, press passes and memorabilia …

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Speechwriter for Judaism – The Forward

What should Democrats do in the Trump era? Sarah Hurwitz, who spent seven years as editor of Michelle Obama’s speech after doing the same for President Obama and candidate Hillary Clinton, has decided to write for herself. His book, “Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to …

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The Original ‘Peter Pan’ Manuscript Offers a Darker Account

The History of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan is one that has been adapted for stage and screen many times. Over the past fifteen years, we’ve seen everything from a feature film based on his creation (2004 Finding Neverlandwhich was transformed into A musical) to controversial reboots (2015 Stove) for a …

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A Papal Biographer Discusses What Pope Francis Asks of the Catholic Church

November 26, 2019 When British journalist and papal biographer Austen Ivereigh, Ph.D., met Pope Francis at the Vatican in June 2018, he braced himself when the pontiff remarked, “I have only one criticism,” regarding the book the writer wrote about him five years earlier. “He said, ‘You’re too nice to …

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Report: Former Mattis speechwriter is ‘anonymous’ author and retired Navy pilot says ‘no comment’

The unnamed senior administration official who published an op-ed and a book detailing resistance within Trump’s White House was listed as a former Pentagon aide in a report released Monday. Guy Snodgrass, a retired Navy commander turned editor for former Defense Secretary James Mattis, was to be the author of …

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A Brontë manuscript sold for 780,000 euros at auction in Paris | arts and culture

Written when the author was 14, the book will now be returned to a museum in his hometown of Haworth, West Yorkshire. A miniature book written by Charlotte Brontë as a teenager was bought at auction in Paris on Monday for 780,000 euros ($862,446.00) by a UK museum whose bid …

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Obama biographer comes to WJ Conversations

Former Chicago Tribune reporter David Mendell made history by writing the first biography of President Barack Obama, Obama: From Promise to Power. Mendell, who moved to Oak Park nearly 20 years ago, will meet Chicago Public Square’s Charlie Meyerson on Nov. 20 for Wednesday Newspaper Conversations at the Dominican University …

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Reagan speechwriter recalls ‘Tearing down this wall’ and rates GOP Josh Hawley

Peter Robinson had just turned 30 when, as Ronald Reagan’s speechwriter in 1987, he was tasked with writing what would become one of the world’s most famous presidential speeches. “I spent six years in the Reagan White House and wrote tens of thousands of words, and no one remembers anything …

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MindBytes BVBA collaborator publishes manuscript demonstrating evidence-based educational tool developed using its SERES framework is superior to traditional educational materials in randomized study

TURNHOUT, Belgium & EDMONTON, Alberta – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – MindBytes BVBA and its subsidiary, MindLab Interactive AI Inc., (“MindBytes”) announced today that researchers at Manchester Center for Health Economics, at the University of Manchester recently published a manuscript in the journal The patient, comparing an interactive, evidence-based educational tool developed …

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Music biographer of Jerry Lee Lewis and Dean Martin dies at 69 – The Hollywood Reporter

Nick Tosches, a pioneering music journalist and author of classic biographies of Jerry Lee Lewis and Dean Martin, died in New York on Sunday. He was 69 years old. Tosches’ cause of death had not been determined at press time, but he had been ill, according to a report in …

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