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The Knight in the Tiger's Skin"

Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, Announces First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.
Image is Copr. (c) Kaloust Guedel

Kaloust Guedel, Excessivism Artist, Offers Innovative Approach to Bringing Historical Roots to Contemporary Art

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Over the past four decades, Kaloust Guedel has worked in diverse styles and techniques, constantly searching for the "perfect" resonance, ever aware that his search is an endless one. His next experiment was to combine a painting he had painted with a sculpture he didn't particularly like.
VEILS The Musical

Opening Sept. 15 in L.A.: ‘Veils’ The Musical Takes Center Stage Reminding Us of The Price Paid for The Freedoms Won

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical "Veils" to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.
Black Hollywood Education Resource Center

BHERC Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening & Panel Focused on Mental Health During The 28th Annual African American Film...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: "SUPLLEMENTALLY": Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.
Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Kauai’s Beloved Pup

Children’s sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton helps Kauai Humane Society

LA JOLLA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Children's sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton will donate $5 from every book bundle sale to the Kauai Humane Society (KHS), starting August 22, 2022. A special "give back" page on the book's website will keep track of purchases of "Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Kauai's Beloved Pup" (ISBN: 978-0996216050) hard cover print and companion digital version bundle.
Comedians with Disabilities Act

Comedians with Disabilities Act Announces Northern California Tour – Nina G Hosts Comedy Troupe with Four Shows

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The producers and contributors of the Comedians with Disabilities Act are pleased to announce the upcoming tour of its wildly popular show in October 2022. The comedy troupe is the brainchild of the late comedian Michael O'Connell, who started the group in 2010, and was later joined by Steve Danner and Nina G not long after.
California Soul Food Cookout and Festival

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival in Pleasanton Area to Benefit Regional Charities

PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year's festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.
David Vass, Monologist

David Vass’ Comedic Raunchy One Man Show ‘What Could Go Wrong?’ Hits Pay-Per-View

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 71-year-old gay elder David Vass, who participated in the birthing of the gay liberation movement from seedlings, has launched his long-awaited one-man show, 'What Could Go Wrong?' His series of monologues is based on over 70 diaries kept since Vass was seven years old.
Talon International

Talon International and KC Wearable Technologies Launch New Fashion Innovations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talon International Inc. and KC Wearable Technologies Srl. in Italy have formed a strategic partnership to supply Talon's customers, the world's largest fashion brands, with the KC's wearable technology innovations. With a strong vision for the future, the cooperation will facilitate the sales and distribution of existing KC innovations, as well as the creation of exciting future joint developments to make new functionalities in clothing and accessories possible.
Heroes of War YouTube Channel

Californian Travels to Poland to Document Interviews with Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees, and Animate their Stories

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called "Heroes of War."
Covenant Winery Summer Music Series

Covenant Winery Summer Music Series July 2022: Berkeley, CA Drinks District is Hopping

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Covenant Winery Summer Music Series, which kicked off on Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley at their Sixth Street winery, continues through July with four concerts, July 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2022. Showcased at the winery's new outdoor tasting lounge, fans of wine and music can enjoy the vibe of the Berkeley Drinks District, while sipping a nice array of California and Israeli wines.
FAR MORE movie poster

Actress Ally Walker’s directing debut ‘Far More’ gets a new lease on life, aboard top streaming platforms

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Libelula Productions, LLC. presents, "Far More," which will begin streaming on July 5, 2022, on Apple TV, Google Play/YouTubeTV, Vudu, and Amazon Prime. "Far More" stars Adrian Grenier ("CLICKBAIT") as Sean McCallister, a successful fashion designer who returns home after a long absence to see his terminally-ill brother, played by Bailey Chase ("LONGMIRE").
Entrepreneur Publishing Academy

Hosted by Anna Davis, Legacy Launch Pad Podcast ‘Entrepreneur Publishing Academy’ Named One Of The Best Publishing Podcasts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing's podcast Entrepreneur Publishing Academy has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by numerous outlets, including LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur.
The World According to Bess

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases comedic memoir about mother-daughter relationships, ‘The World According to Bess’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- How can you honor a lifetime of quirky, funny and off-color perspectives from your beloved but aging mom? If you're Bonnie Lorber Habyan, you gather all those moments, write them into a hilarious book and launch it on her 91st birthday. Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to be releasing "The World According to Bess: A Funny, Unfiltered Memoir of Life Lessons from My 90-Year-Old Mom."
PATHFINDER PRIZE

Modern Exploration Society, Hidden Compass, Calls for Proposals for its first $15,000 Pathfinder Prize

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hidden Compass, a women-founded media company and modern exploration society, has just announced a call for proposals for their first annual Hidden Compass Pathfinder Prize. The $15,000 prize will fund a curious team of modern explorers and allow them to share their discoveries with the public.
Mental Health Action Day

Californians to Participate in Second-Annual MENTAL HEALTH ACTION DAY on May 19, 2022: 1,600+ orgs, brands and cultural leaders

LOS ANGELES AND TEMECULA /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- As part of its Mental Health is Health initiative, MTV’s second-annual Mental Health Action Day – an open-source movement of brands, organizations, government agencies, and cultural leaders to drive culture of mental health from awareness to action – will bring together more than 1,600 organizations in cities across the country, including in Los Angeles and Temecula, to encourage and empower people to take action for mental health on Thursday, May 19, 2022.
composer and arranger Franck Amsallem

Covenant Winery Summer Concert Series Debuts Memorial Day Weekend 2022 in Berkeley CA

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Covenant Winery Summer Concert Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley with acclaimed French/American jazz pianist, composer and arranger Franck Amsallem. Franck has recorded ten CDs under his own name as well as a collaboration, "New York Stories," with (Berkeley's own) Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove, and Danny Gatton on Blue Note.
Arnold Rudnick and RIFSoCal Exec. Director Carol Henault

Isn’t It Possible to Promote Literacy? 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Little Green’ supports Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC, the publisher of "Little Green" (ISBN: 978-0981587943) by Arnold Rudnick, is donating 500 copies of a special anniversary edition to Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal). For 10 years, "Little Green" has been asking, "Isn't it possible?"
BURLESQUE AND BUSTIERS at ASH

Tatiana Burton Hosts BURLESQUE & BUSTIERS at ASH in Los Angeles, a six-hour visual feast, on May 21, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tatiana Burton, a prominent social media influencer, is pleased to host BURLESQUE AND BUSTIERS, a six-hour visual feast, on May 21, 2022, at ASH, located on 5403 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
Covid Courageous virtual exhibition

National Nurses Week 2022 Kicks Off with Virtual Portrait Exhibition Honoring Pandemic Frontline Healthcare Workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Producer and photographer Mariana Tosca of Blue Jasper Productions and Tosca Photography announces the launch of "Covid Courageous." This unique virtual exhibition blends photographic portraiture with interviews of frontline healthcare workers, which spotlight each individual's personal pandemic experience.
EPIC Welcomes Paul Lopez

EPIC Welcomes Paul Lopez to its Entertainment & Sports Practice in California

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Paul Lopez has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as a principal. He joins as part of the Los Angeles team and will be based in Irvine, California.
memoir by by Diana Cannon Ragsdale

Legacy Launch Pad releases memoir by Diana Cannon Ragsdale about growing up in dysfunctional Mormon family

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "Loose Cannons: A Memoir of Mania and Mayhem in a Mormon Family" (ISBN: 978-195655200 (ebook); 978-1956955217, 978-1956955224 (paperback); 978-1956955231 (hardback)), written by Diana Cannon Ragsdale.
Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace

Los Angeles 7-year-old Author Releases Debut Book, ‘I Slept in My Bed Last Night’ for Children’s Book Week

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace, will release his debut rhyming children's picture book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404; WF Publications), on May 2, 2022, in conjunction with Children's Book Week. Written as a lighthearted distraction during the medical, racial, and social turbulence of 2020, this comical book has received early success.
The Millionairess Mentality

Legacy Launch Pad Announces Book, ‘The Millionairess Mentality’ About Wealth Creation For Women

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "The Millionairess Mentality: A Professional Woman's Guide to Building Wealth Through Real Estate" (ISBN: 978-1956955286), a real estate investment book for women written by Tamar Hermes.
Pressing On as a Tech Mom

Pressing ON as a Tech Mom: Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Guide for Mothers in Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Pressing ON as a Tech Mom: How Tech Industry Mothers Set Goals, Define Boundaries & Raise the Bar for Success" (ISBN: 978-1956955187), a comprehensive guide for mothers working in technology sourced from industry leaders who are mothers themselves.
Night, Mother - Movie Poster

Indie Film from L.A. Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan ‘Night, Mother’ scores 3 Webby Nominations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Night, Mother," the "hybrid" feature film from Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan, is an Official Nominee of the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 Virtual and Remote Categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical Achievement, and Best Audience Integration.
Jeremy Berlin, Editorial Director

Jeremy Berlin Named Editorial Director at Hidden Compass, a publication of award-winning stories of exploration

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hidden Compass, a women-founded media company uniting audiences with the humans, causes, and possibilities behind award-winning stories of exploration, has added another seasoned editor to its staff. The California-based startup recently announced Jeremy Berlin as its editorial director.
Choice Contemporary

Choice Fine Art Opens the First Fine Art Gallery In Brentwood CA with Choice Contemporary

BRENTWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Choice Fine Art announces the grand opening of their first gallery Choice Contemporary on April 9, 2022 in Brentwood, California. This gallery marks a new development for the Choice Fine Art brand as an authority in specialized collections of contemporary art. Choice Contemporary merges the excitement of pop culture into the beauty and sophistication of fine art.
The Voice of Marilyn

Music News: Actress Who Portrayed ‘The Voice of Marilyn’ In 1993 Cult Classic Film Releases New Album

LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Singer, Songwriter and Actress Miss Cortney Page, 57, has an album called "The Voice of Marilyn" and has 19 songs on iTunes. Cortney Page is the voice of Marilyn Monroe in the 1993 cult classic "Calendar Girl," starring Jason Priestley.
UNBOXED by Lauren Schwarzfeld

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases UNBOXED, a Book of Essays by Author Lauren Schwarzfeld

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Unboxed: Essays on Learning to Trust Myself to Stop Doing the Things I Hate" (ISBN: 979-8985225327), the first book by coach Lauren Schwarzfeld. In the book, Schwarzfeld shares the diverse life experiences she earned by trying on various careers.
Author Stacy Mayer

Stacy Mayer’s New Book, ‘Promotions Made Easy’ Reveals How Corporate Women Get Promoted to The Executive Suite

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In 2018, less than 10% of senior executives at the world's largest Fortune 500 companies were women. But it wasn't from lack of trying. Women were becoming better managers, but still weren't getting promoted to executive leadership positions. Stacy Mayer took on this problem as a personal challenge. She vowed to change the way organizations did business from the C-Suite out and she set about doing it, one executive-level promotion at a time.
Singer-Songwriter Jade

Pop R&B Singer-Songwriter and Actress JADE Debuts Celestial Original Dance Single ‘Lucky Stars’ Airing on MTV and BETJams

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Classy in style, massive in appeal and savvy beyond her years, singer/songwriter and actress JADE has taken her time to learn her craft and study the business before jumping into it. The strategy is set to pay off like triple-cherry jackpots with her vibrant debut single and video, "Lucky Stars" (dropping on the artist's own TS2 Records imprint).
Chef Milly - California Soul Food Cookout

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival: 2-Day Event with Purpose and Celebrity Chef Milly

PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year's lineup will feature some of the state's top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What's more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from "Hell's Kitchen," is the food venue host at the heart of it all.
Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage Partner

Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage Partner to Deliver Series of Mixed Packs, Starting with SF Beer Week Beers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage have partnered to launch a series of unique guild-curated mixed packs to celebrate California craft beer and the robust Bay Area craft beer scene. This partnership with a national direct-to-consumer retailer means the Guild will be able to showcase its membership of independent and world-class craft breweries to beer lovers within and outside of the Bay Area.
Ketogenic Body Building

Legacy Launch Pad Announces Fitness Book Addressing Ketogenic Bodybuilding by Robert Sikes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Ketogenic Bodybuilding: A Natural Athlete's Guide to Competitive Savagery" (ISBN: 978-1956955071), the first book by Robert Sikes. The book is the result of Sikes' experiences as a professional bodybuilder and fitness coach.
From Rhino to Unicorn

Legacy Launch Pad Brings Award-Winning Business Book by Victor Orlovski and Vladimir Korovkin to U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing an updated edition of "From Rhino to Unicorn: How Fortune 500 Companies Can Evolve for the Digital Era" (ISBN: 978-1951407995), an award-winning business book co-authored by Victor Orlovski and Vladimir Korovkin.
THE RESCUERS

On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others, with Two Great Documentary Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate.
The Narrow Bridge

Timely New Drama, ‘The Narrow Bridge,’ about the War Between Russia and The West Over Ukraine, now on Amazon Prime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- GI-Films announces: What is really going on in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new movie "The Narrow Bridge" just released on Amazon Prime. Written and produced by Mirza Davitaia, and produced by GI-Films, "The Narrow Bridge" is about a young artist who must take up arms to defend Ukraine.
Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child

Two Films in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day Featured by Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
MuseWire - Music Industry Newswire

MuseWire is ranked among the top 50 Music Industry Blogs Worldwide on Feedspot List

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MuseWire has been selected by the panelists at Feedspot as one of the Top 60 Music Industry Blogs on the web. MuseWire covers music makers, music gear, the music business and related topics; established 2005. A publication of Neotrope. Edited by Christopher Simmons, a working tech journalist since 1984, and member ASCAP.
Bruno Marc

It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate This Holiday Season with Bruno Marc’s Oxfords, Chukka Boots, Casual Loafers and Chelsea Boots

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bruno Marc is offering its customers a limited 15% off deal using code: BMS10 for all types of shoes this holiday season on Bruno Marc's official site. Bruno Marc is a luxury shoe line for men that focuses on designing, manufacturing, and distributing fashionable shoe wear.
Somatic Fanatic by Dan Sykes

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Dan Sykes Memoir About Finding Life-Changing Relief from Somatic Work

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by entrepreneur Dan Sykes, the founder of the Somatic Training Network, a company dedicated to the learning and sharing about somatic arts and practices from around the world.
Vandi Lynnae Christmas Album ‘Holiday Healing’

Singer Vandi Lynnae Shares Her New Christmas Album ‘Holiday Healing’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2021 has been an impressive year for singer-songwriter Vandi Lynnae, who has continued to release a steady flow of singles, from heartfelt ballads to EDM remixes over the past twelve months. Her latest release, 'Holiday Healing,' is a Christmas album that will be available on the 24th of December 2021.
Books to Bookmark 2021

Publishers Newswire 2021 annual Books to Bookmark List features 11 Great Reads You’ve Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 11 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors across the U.S. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.
Big Balloon Drop, East Bay New Years

Professionals Guild East Bay New Year’s Eve 2021-2022 at San Ramon Marriott in California

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. Includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom.
News from California Newswire

L.A.-based Persian Female Rapper Arzu Releases Tribute to Her Mother

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With more than 31,000 YouTube video views for her March debut single release, "Persian Drip," Arzu is set to drop her next single. On December 1, 2021, the female Persian rapper will release "Come Back," written as a tribute to her recently deceased mother.
Holiday Pops Spectacular 2021

Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale announce special guests David E. Talbert, Bill Rogers, and Drew Tablak at 2021 Holiday POPS...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces director David E. Talbert, voice actor Bill Rogers, and singer Drew Tablak as special guests for the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif., and will include two world premieres: A musical suite from the movie "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," and a new work for narrator and orchestra based on music from the motion picture "Elf" titled "How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas."
Painting by Gregory Kondos, titled French Irises

Third Annual Sacramento SPCA Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens Nov. 18

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.
Burn-In by Dr. Patrick Tran

Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases book by Dr. Patrick Tran

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness, Avoiding Burnout and Catching FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)" (ISBN 978-19514079-0), the second book by Dr. Patrick Tran.
Book: True Joy for the Retired

True Joy for the Retired: new book reveals breakthrough in unleashing the power of appreciation, love and inclusion between generations

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paulina Kay has released a new book entitled "True Joy for the Retired, A Holistic Approach to Spreading the Love to Our Forgotten Elderly" (ISBN: 978-1773710075). It shows the young and old how to overcome: the deeply rooted Disconnection between generations; the often heartbreaking loneliness and hopelessness of the elderly; and the fear about getting older.

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