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shortsarahrose

shortsarahrose

Joined July 2016

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Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher
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A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft
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Nightbitch by RACHEL. YODER
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Thunderhead (Reprint) by Neal Shusterman
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Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
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Horrorstor: A Novel by Grady Hendrix
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Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros
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Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
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Clown in a Cornfield by Adam Cesare
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The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
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Swing Time by Zadie Smith
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Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen
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'Salem's Lot by Stephen King
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The Reading List: A Novel by Sara Nisha Adams
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White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi
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Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capo Crucet
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Children of Men by P D James
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It (Media Tie-In) by Stephen King
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Alfred Hitchcock by Peter Ackroyd
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Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
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Henry Ford by John Bell Rae
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The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie
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Nettle & Bone | T. Kingfisher
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Took a little walk. Had a free small drink coupon, so I got a mocha with an extra shot. Also having a carmeliscious cake bite 😋 Love the print with the bone dog on the endpapers!

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Nettle & Bone | T. Kingfisher
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Caught up with grad school enough to spend some time with a library book. Happy National Cold Brew Day!

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The Passengers | John Marrs
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This was just the popcorn thriller that my in-my-last-month-of-grad-school-brain (me right now: 🫠) that I needed for the few relaxed moments I have. Definitely kept me turning pages and the ending was satisfying. Very timely topic, too!

Cathythoughts Looking forward to this one 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 19h
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A copy of Little Women for my mom for Mother‘s Day (I don‘t think she‘s ever read it??? But we saw the Greta Gerwig version in theaters together when it came out) and a couple for my own pile because 🤷🏻‍♀️ #bookhaul

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The Passengers | John Marrs
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“The Hacker hesitated before he replied. ‘Perhaps the reasoning behind today‘s actions might sound better coming from Jack. Because everything that has happened today is because of him.‘”

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The Passengers | John Marrs
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“‘As with your inquests, the full disclosure can be an inconvenience when a decision needs to be made. Am I wrong, Jack?‘”

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Final item from my book bundle from Arabelle! Will be so interesting to read Le Guin‘s take on the writing craft.

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Another title from my book bundle from Arabelle Sicardi. Seems like a great resource living with/through hard times.

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Crip Genealogies | Alison Kafer, Mel Y. Chen, Eunjung Kim, Julie Avril Minich
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One of my favorite writers/bloggers (Arabelle Sicardi) has started offering curated book bundles, so I ordered one as a treat for myself and to support their work. I said I was interested in disability studies, and they hit it out of the park with this recommendation. Already dipping in and out of this as my cat snuggles with me.

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“The MAS [Master of Archival Studies at the University of British Columbia] program is designed to nurture a distinctive disciplinary and professional identity while fostering alliances with other disciplines, partnerships with other departments and faculties at home and in other universities worldwide, and collaboration with other professions. The prestige it has acquired over the years has proven the validity of such an approach.”

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The Passengers | John Marrs
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“She absent-mindedly twisted a silver ring around her finger over and over again until his clip finally began to play. The Hacker called him Jude and when he replied, she listened intently to his voice. ‘Who is this and how did you get my number?‘ he asked. It was the confirmation she needed and dreaded in equal measure.”

BarbaraBB Such a great read! 1w
Cathythoughts I‘m looking forward to this one 👍🏻 1w
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“As a matter of fact, ANOVA and the Kruskal-Wallace test are both for situations where groups being compared are not related, the more commonly encountered situation. If the groups are related, then we should use repeated measure ANOVA instead of the ordinary ANOVA discussed in this book, and the Friedman test instead of the Kruskal-Wallis test. These tests are not usually covered in basic statistics books.”

Chrissyreadit I do not miss statistics, and i have deep respect for people who fluently speak statistical analysis. 2w
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“Many research questions are oriented to discovering whether there is a relationship between two variables and, if there is, how strong that relationship is. Even more to the point, the question is likely to be focused on whether one variable, in some sense, causes the other. Although the statistical methods of correlation cannot directly address this later question, they can provide evidence of a relationship between two variables.”

KadaGul Are you currently pursuing a graduate degree in Sociology? 2w
shortsarahrose @KadaGul I‘m getting my masters in library science. This is my last class! All about research methods. 2w
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“. . . no matter what statistical decisions we make about the null hypothesis, there is always a chance of error. This is understandable because we never know the absolute truth of the population-if we knew, there would be no need to do a statistical test. All we are doing in inferential statistics is to estimate the population based on a sample by employing knowledge of probability theory.”

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A Far Wilder Magic | Allison Saft
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Enjoying an americano and an egg and cheese sandwich for lunch with my book before watching the women‘s basketball final later (Go Iowa!). It‘s busy here, but I love how many people I see reading! The woman next to me has her kindle, and I‘ve seen people reading 1776 and Murtaugh by Christopher Paolini.

Suet624 I‘m excited for the game to start! 2w
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A Far Wilder Magic | Allison Saft
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I‘m caught up on my grad school work for the time being, so spending some time with a new book, an iced honey lavender latte, and an asiago bagel with garden veggie cream cheese 🥯 🍯 📖

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The Passengers | John Marrs
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“House of Lords votes unanimously in favour of driverless vehicles on British roads within five years. Ban on non-autonomous vehicles expected within a decade.”

#FirstLineFridays
@ShyBookOwl

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I‘m once again on prednisone, so needed some sour Warheads to cover the taste. I‘ll lick this Crohn‘s flare eventually 🫠 Just felt right to throw a couple books into the Amazon order as a little treat #TreatYoSelf #BookHaul
I think both of these are #BlameItOnLitsy

tpixie Get well/ under control soon!! 💚🍀💚 3w
AnnCrystal 🙏😘💝. 3w
KadaGul You have a good book haul and the best hard candy. I hope you recover from your Crohn's flare-up soon 💐 (edited) 3w
dabbe Sending you positive vibes to get that beast under control! 💚🤗🩷 2w
Ruthiella Hope you feel better soon. ❤️ 2w
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“When using participant observation you should feel confident about answering ‘yes‘ to the following questions:
1 Does the research focus on getting insights to events, cultures and lifestyles?
2 Have measures been taken to minimize any disturbance to the naturalness of the setting?
3 Has consideration been given to the ethics of the fieldwork (secrecy, consent, confidentiality)?”

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“The use of evidence gathered directly from preexisting documents or artifacts can greatly strengthen a study. In an appropriate sample can be gathered, this nonreactive approach to data collection can allow the researcher to see some aspects of a situation that could not be detected through more intrusive data collection methods such as interviews or questionnaires.”

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“Let me say: Perhaps we could have acted otherwise than to convict if we saw some humanity in the defendant. If it were simply that she had strayed, but wanted to return to our loving fold. If she showed some penance. Some emotion. Some consideration. Have we seen a single tear from Frau Kepler? We have not. We say to her, Kath-chen - for some of us have known her since she was a girl - can‘t you show us something of your heart?”

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Starting a new book (recommended by my mom) while enjoying a latte and caprese egg sandwich 😋

vivastory I really liked this one 3w
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After coffee/lunch/grad school work, it was still early and quite nice out, so I supported my local economy (aka shopping 🛍️). Found a nice Library of America edition of the Little Women novels, a gnome print from a local artist, a t-shirt (Single & Ready to Stay Single 😆) and 🍩 sticker, some notepads from a cute new stationary place, and a couple👖 from my favorite consignment shop.

julesG Love the shirt! 🥰 3w
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I Must Betray You | Ruta Sepetys
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I knew a tiny bit about the fall of Communism in Romania before reading this, but this novel really gives you the sense of what it was like. It‘s a real thriller, too!

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I Must Betray You | Ruta Sepetys
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“Romanians were joining in hand and heart. And together they were finally calling-
For freedom.”

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“Focus groups can be a good choice for data collection if you believe that value will be obtained in the participants‘ interactions with each other, rather than through individuals responding to questions from you, the researcher. As several of the authors cited in this chapter have argued, people form their opinions in a social/group setting. Focus groups are not an ideal data collection method for every situation . . .”

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Practical Research: Planning and Design | Jeanne Ellis Ormrod, Paul D. Leedy
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“When conducting a focus group, take group dynamics into account. Whenever you gather two or more people into a single interview, these individuals will rarely act as true equals. Some participants are likely to dominate the conversation. Others may be reluctant to express their views, perhaps because they‘re shy or feel uncertain about the validity of their perspective.”

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Back to the grind - grilled cheese and cafe au lait for lunch while I do some reading for grad school (on surveys)

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Nightbitch | RACHEL. YODER
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Apparently today is National Cake Pop Day, so I got a cake pop along with my latte and asiago cheese bagel with garden veggie cream cheese.

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Nightbitch | RACHEL. YODER
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Enjoying the last weekend of my spring break from grad school before the final push. Starting this book with an egg and cheese bagel and some coffee. This afternoon will be spent watching women‘s basketball (go Hawkeyes!)

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I Must Betray You | Ruta Sepetys
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“He had a leather jacket, a Walkman, Air Jordans, and something else.
Intel.
Dan Van Dorn knew he was under surveillance.”

TheBookgeekFrau Without the surveillance part this description is every guy I went to high school with 😂😂 1mo
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“Bartleby, the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

“The Immortals” by Jorge Luis Borges

“Hills like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway

And an honorable mention to “Super Human” by Nicola Yoon from the collection Fresh Ink that I recently read

dabbe #1: 🤩 “I would prefer not to.“
#'s 2 and 3: on the good ol' TBR! Thanks for sharing. 💚💙💚
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A solid anthology of YA stories. Diverse in representation (racial/ethnic and LGBTQIA+) and spanning multiple genres (contemporary, historical fiction, sff, plus a graphic story and a play). Nicola Yoon‘s story, which closes the book, is the standout.

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Soft pick. Glad I read it now, as I emerge from a long period of wintering, rather than in the thick of it. As such, I could relate to much of her perspective. It‘s more of a philosophical meditation than a memoir/self-help book/manifesto (though bits of those as well), which is good for reflection but also means that it feels so removed at times from the actual meat of suffering, which can give it an air of annoying privilege.

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Enjoying a relaxed Sunday morning (ok, technically it‘s afternoon now) by starting a new book and having a latte and egg and cheese on a cheddar chive biscuit.

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Sign Here | Claudia Lux
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A soft pick. Entertaining enough for me to want to finish, but I don‘t think it‘ll stick with me. I liked the chapters about Peyote Trip and “hell as a bad office job” (it‘d be a good sitcom), but the more serious storylines (the Harrison‘s, Cal‘s backstory) didn‘t work as well for me and as a whole it didn‘t completely coalesce. But it‘s a first novel! There is enough promise here that I would read what Lux writes next.

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Sign Here | Claudia Lux
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“I watched Mickey gather the contents back up, putting each item back as she had found it. She ran the sharp edge of the razor along her thumb for just an instant before snapping the tin shut.”

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Sign Here | Claudia Lux
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“Love is all-powerful, until you learn firsthand what happens when a vegetable peeler meets the far-back surface of your tongue.”

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The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
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Thanks for the tag @dabbe
1. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
2. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
2. The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those who Leave and Those who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child)

dabbe I'm making a list, and checking it twice. Gonna share with all whether they're naughty or nice! 😂 Thanks for sharing. 💚💙💚 1mo
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Sign Here | Claudia Lux
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“Did humans hug in their caves? I went back into Jack‘s and thought about it the rest of the night.”

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I saw someone on Goodreads describe this as “What was I made for?” by Billie Eilish, but in book form and that‘s *exactly* it and exactly what I needed. A warm hug that says it‘s ok to be tired and sad and a bit lost followed by a steaming cup of tea that says you‘ll figure it out (or that‘s it‘s ok not to figure it out, either).

LeeRHarry I love this series 🥰 1mo
Prairiegirl_reading @LeeRHarry I want more!!! 💜 1mo
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The dedication on this book is “For anybody who could use a break,” which I honestly feel so much right now.

Tamra Where is the life pause button? 1mo
LiteraryinLawrence I loved this book and found it really comforting and centering. 1mo
LeeRHarry The dedication for the next book is equally as good. 😊 1mo
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#TLT #ThreeListThursday @dabbe
Had to jump in for this one (but couldn‘t quite narrow it down to three 😆)
1. Tagged
2. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
3. The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
4. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
5. Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad

Apparently I really like memoirs 📚

monalyisha I‘ve been intending to read the last two on your list for so long! I even bought # 5 for a friend (who has been dealing with her own traumatic medical mystery for over a year now). 1mo
shortsarahrose @monalyisha of all the ones on the list, those two are the ones I‘ve been most meaning to reread. I really related to Sulieka‘s memoir because we both got sick around the same age (her with cancer, me with Crohn‘s), and been changed by the experience even after getting into remission. We also both relapsed around the same time (I follow her Substack and have been meaning to watch the doc American Symphony with her and her spouse but known I‘ll 😭) 1mo
monalyisha I also subscribed to her substack for a while! I was hoping it would give me the kick I needed to actually write & journal more. Instead, I just guiltily buried the emails in my overfull inbox without even opening them, so I unsubscribed. It seemed really cool, though! 1mo
shortsarahrose @monalyisha yeah, I never actually do the journaling prompts. I just like reading them, though 🤷🏻‍♀️ 1mo
dabbe Even more to explore! Thanks for sharing. 💚💙💚 1mo
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“Although some progress has been made, there is evidence in the literature that there is a long road ahead of us as a profession. However, the focus on educating the next generation of LIS professionals is encouraging.”

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Research Methods in Information | Alison Jane Pickard
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“It is not always possible to obtain written consent from research participants for a number of reasons, but that doesn‘t mean that consent should not be sought; only when it is given in some agreed form can the research begin. Not only do we require consent at the outset but I recommend that we attempt to gain consent for the finished work. A seal of approval from those who are living the story can only strengthen a theory.”

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Research Methods in Information | Alison Jane Pickard
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Cozying up by the fireplace at Panera to finish my grad school reading for the week.

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Very similar lunch to yesterday except having a vanilla latte instead of a plain one. Today‘s reading was about surveys.

RaeLovesToRead I want everything in this picture! Except the book about surveys 😄 2mo
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Once again enjoying lunch (egg and cheese on a biscuit and a latte) while getting some of my grad school reading done 📖 ☕️

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Enjoying a caramel latte and egg and cheese sandwich while doing some reading for grad school

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Me Talk Pretty One Day | David Sedaris
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I had been pretty good about not taking anything from the free book table at work for awhile, but I crossed some things off my list on Friday and felt I earned a treat #BookHaul

JanuarieTimewalker13 I loved The Zookeeper‘s Wife! 2mo
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