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Friday, December 1, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 2, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm – A Christmas Home For Everyone

The Canton Garden Club presents A Christmas Home for Everyone house tour on Friday, December 1, from 1 – 8, and Saturday, December 2, from noon – 4. The three featured houses are Home for the Holidays at 34 Century Drive, A Sporting Christmas Home at 10 Kings Road, and A Cozy Woodland Christmas at 5 Bailey Street, all in Canton. For tickets please email cantongcmembership@gmail.com. Photo courtesy of www.thecantoncitizen.com.

    Friday, December 1, 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 2, 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm - A Christmas Home For Everyone
    The Canton Garden Club presents A Christmas Home for Everyone house tour on Friday, December 1, from 1 - 8, and Saturday, December 2, from noon - 4. The three featured houses are Home for the Holidays at 34 Century Drive, A Sporting Christmas Home at 10 Kings Road, and A Cozy Woodland Christmas at 5 Bailey Street, all in Canton.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Saturday, December 2 – Sunday, December 3, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – NABB’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale

The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay will again hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale on December 2 and 3 at the Clarendon Street Playground, on the corner of Clarendon Street and Commonwealth Avenue.

    Saturday, December 2 - Sunday, December 3, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - NABB's Annual Christmas Tree Sale
    The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay will again hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale on December 2 and 3 at the Clarendon Street Playground, on the corner of Clarendon Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Fresh cut Balsam Fir trees from Maine in a variety of sizes will be sold, and local delivery available.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Wednesday, November 29, 11:00 am, Thursday, December 14, 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 4, 3:00 pm, or Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon – Friends of the Public Garden Docent Informati

The Friends of the Public Garden are recruiting volunteers to become tour guides for their 2018 season, which runs weekdays May through September. If you’re passionate about the trees, plantings, sculpture, and history in the Boston Public Garden, please attend one their upcoming information sessions and learn more about becoming a volunteer guide for the tour program, Untold Stories of the Public Garden:

    Wednesday, November 29, 11:00 am, Thursday, December 14, 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 4, 3:00 pm, or Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon - Friends of the Public Garden Docent Informati
    The Friends of the Public Garden are recruiting volunteers to become tour guides for their 2018 season, which runs weekdays May through September.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Coming Attractions: November 19 through December 5 — What Will Light Your Fire

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Temperley. Directed by Spiro Veloudos. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through November 19.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo. Directed by James Peter Sotis. Staged by Praxis Stage at the First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, November 30 through December 17.

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Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Based on the novel by Mark Haddon. Adapted by Simon Stephens Directed by Paul Daigneault. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street in Boston’s South End, through November 25.

Elemento Pea by Molly Smith Metzler. Directed by Shana Gozansky. At Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA, through November 19.

The Fever, written and directed by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, created in collaboration with Brandon Wolcott, Emil Abranyan, and Eric Southern. Staged by 600 HIGHWAYMEN and presented by Oberon at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA, through November 19.

At the All Saints Parish Brookline, 1733 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA

At Jordan Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington

First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston

Temple Israel of Boston, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

    Coming Attractions: November 19 through December 5 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film The Teacher November 10 - 29 Various times Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA In a middle school classroom in Bratislava in 1983, a new teacher asks her students to stand up, introduce themselves, and tell her what their parents do for a living.
    http://artsfuse.org

33 hours ago

Massachusetts activists plan events to mourn increase in traffic crash victims

The group plans to meet in Copley Square at noon Sunday for a memorial bike ride followed by a memorial walk at 1:30 p.m. near the corner of Charles and Beacon streets ending with a rally on the Statehouse steps.

    Massachusetts activists plan events to mourn increase in traffic crash victims
    BOSTON (AP) - Advocates hoping to make city streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers are holding a series of events in recognition of World Day of Remembrance, an international event to publicly mourn victims of traffic crashes. The Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition warns Massachusetts has seen a 21 percent increase in traffic fatalities between 2015 and 2017.
    https://www.boston.com

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Activists plan events to mourn victims of traffic crashes

The group plans to meet in Copley Square at noon Sunday for a memorial bike ride followed by a memorial walk at 1:30 p.m. near the corner of Charles and Beacon streets ending with a rally on the Statehouse steps.

    Activists plan events to mourn victims of traffic crashes
    BOSTON - Advocates hoping to make city streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers are holding a series of events in recognition of World Day of Remembrance, an international event to publicly mourn victims of traffic crashes.The Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition warns Massachusetts has seen a 21 percent increase in traffic fatalities between 2015 and 2017.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

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Wednesday, November 29, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Remembering German-Jewish Culture Through Its Culinary Traditions

What happens to a food tradition when its culture starts to vanish? The advent of the Nazi era brought about the demise of 1000 years of Jewish life in Germany, along with the loss of a cuisine that differed greatly from the Eastern European one that is now generally accepted as the definition of Jewish food. This pre-Nazi food tradition lives on in the kitchens of some German Jews and in the memories of many others around the world. This Boston University talk, by Gabrielle Rossmer and Sonya Gropman, a mother-daughter author team with a German-Jewish background, will address issues of food and memory, food as cultural identity, and preserving and documenting traditional recipes. The free event on Wednesday, November 29 at 6 pm is part of the Pepin Lecture Series. Reservations are required; RSVP by calling 617-353-9852. Meets at Boston University: 725 Commonwealth Ave College of Arts and Sciences Room 224.

    Wednesday, November 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Remembering German-Jewish Culture Through Its Culinary Traditions
    What happens to a food tradition when its culture starts to vanish? The advent of the Nazi era brought about the demise of 1000 years of Jewish life in Germany, along with the loss of a cuisine that differed greatly from the Eastern European one that is now generally accepted as the definition of Jewish food.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Wednesday, November 29, 6:00 pm – Unraveling Ancient Life in Massachusetts: Fossils, Paleobiology, and Geologic Maps

For two hundred years, geologists and paleontologists have mapped sedimentary sequences and interpreted the ancient environments they represent. Professor Richard H. Bailey, professor of geology in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences at Northeastern University, will unearth the evolutionary history of Massachusetts fossils, their value in understanding the geologic development of the region, and their historical depiction in maps. The lecture will take place Wednesday, November 29 at 6 pm in the Boston Public Library’s Central Library on Boylston Street.

    Wednesday, November 29, 6:00 pm - Unraveling Ancient Life in Massachusetts: Fossils, Paleobiology, and Geologic Maps
    For two hundred years, geologists and paleontologists have mapped sedimentary sequences and interpreted the ancient environments they represent. Professor Richard H. Bailey, professor of geology in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences at Northeastern University, will unearth the evolutionary history of Massachusetts fossils, their value in understanding the geologic development of the region, and their historical depiction in maps.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 24 – 26, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm – A Gardener’s Wreath

Tower Hill Botanic Gardens has scheduled a three hour workshop on wreath making which you may take on any one of three different days, November 24 – 26, with instructor Karen Perkins Design a beautiful botanical wreath from a colorful assortment of choice evergreens, including some collected on the grounds at Tower Hill. Accent your wreath with a variety of dried materials; bow making instructions will be included. This unique outdoor wreath is made on a foam ring which can be moistened to last all winter. Bring pruning shears, wire cutters, and a towel. All materials included. The class begins each day at 11:30. $65 for Tower Hill members, $75 for nonmembers. Register online at www.towerhillbg.org.

    Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 24 - 26, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm - A Gardener's Wreath
    Tower Hill Botanic Gardens has scheduled a three hour workshop on wreath making which you may take on any one of three different days, November 24 - 26, with instructor Karen Perkins Design a beautiful botanical wreath from a colorful assortment of choice evergreens, including some collected on the grounds at Tower Hill.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Monday, November 27, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Candy Cane Tea, and 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Copley Square Tree Lighting Festivities

The Friends of Copley Square and Mayor Martin J. Walsh invite your family to the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting Festivities on Monday, November 27 from 5 – 6, featuring NESN’s Jenny Johnson.  Celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa, musical performances with Boston Children’s Chorus, Boston Pops Brass Quintet, Britani Washington of Berklee College of Music, Sam Robbins, and appearances by Rudolph and Frosty. A Candy Cane Tea hosted by The Catered Affair and the Boston Public Library precedes the event, from 3 – 4:30 – rsvp required at 617-859-2282.  The Fairmont Copley Plaza will host a post lighting reception at 6 pm, and all events are free.  For more information visit www.friendsofcopleysquare.org.

    Monday, November 27, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Candy Cane Tea, and 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Copley Square Tree Lighting Festivities
    The Friends of Copley Square and Mayor Martin J. Walsh invite your family to the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting Festivities on Monday, November 27 from 5 - 6, featuring NESN's Jenny Johnson. Celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa, musical performances with Boston Children's Chorus, Boston Pops Brass Quintet, Britani Washington of Berklee College of Music, Sam Robbins, and appearances by Rudolph and Frosty.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition World Day...

Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition World Day of Remembrance, Sunday, 11/19: *12:00 pm - Bike with a group in the Ride for Remembrance, gathering at 12:00 pm in Copley Square. The group will depart at 12:15 pm for a one-hour ride, ending in time to join the walk to the State House. *1:30 pm - Join the Memorial Walk and Vigil, gathering at 1:30 pm on the Boston Common at the corner of Beacon Street and Charles Street for a walk to the steps of the State House *2:00 pm - Gather on the steps of the State House for the Memorial Vigil *3:15 pm - Warm up at a post-vigil gathering at CIC Boston

    World Day of Remembrance 2017
    Join us for the 2017 World Day of Remembrance. Stand in solidarity to honor those who have been injured or killed by a road traffic crash. The vast majority of these crashes are preventable through engineering, education and enforcement. In numbers, we can recognize our loved ones, and also demand action from our elected officials.
    http://www.visionzerocoalition.org

3 days ago

Tree removal hearing - Back Bay

The request is for the removal of nine linden trees each measuring 3 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) at 500 Boylston Street/222 Berkeley Street in Back Bay due to sidewalk reconstruction.

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Public testimony will be taken at the hearing, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing parks@boston.gov with “Back Bay Tree Hearing” in the subject line. 

    Tree removal hearing - Back Bay
    Public testimony will be taken at the hearing, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing parks@boston.gov with "Back Bay Tree Hearing" in the subject line.
    https://www.boston.gov

3 days ago

Thursday, December 7, 6:00 pm – Beyond Drawings: The Olmsted Archives as Muse and Vision

Lucinda Brockway, noted garden designer, landscape historian, and preservation specialist, began her career with an internship at Fairsted as it moved from a design office to part of the National Park Service. The Olmsted Archives play an invaluable role in her current work as Cultural Resources Program Director for The Trustees of Reservations, as they did in her previous private design practice. In this Friends of Fairsted presentation, Lucinda will bring her research stories to life, illustrating the relevance of the Archives to historic preservation projects and design work, both present and future. 6:00pm Reception | 7:00pm Lecture, to be held at Wheelock College, Brookline Campus, 43 Hawes Street, corner of Hawes and Monmouth Streets, Brookline. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Visit http://friendsoffairsted.org/programs/ for more details.

3 days ago

Monday, December 4, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Charlesgate Alliance: The Second Meeting

On Monday, December 4, from 7 – 9, join the Charlesgate Alliance to talk about DCR Charlesgate Park.  This second meeting will take place at 91 Bay State Road, Common Lounge on the first floor, and will include discussions of improvements to DCR Charlesgate Park. The event is sponsored by Charlesgate Alliance, DCR Massachusetts, and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.

    Monday, December 4, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Charlesgate Alliance: The Second Meeting
    On Monday, December 4, from 7 - 9, join the Charlesgate Alliance to talk about DCR Charlesgate Park. This second meeting will take place at 91 Bay State Road, Common Lounge on the first floor, and will include discussions of improvements to DCR Charlesgate Park.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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    Josh Zakim, Boston, MA. 2.8K likes. Josh Zakim is the Boston City Councilor for District 8, the West End, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Fenway, Longwood, Kenmore Sq., Audubon Circle, & Mission Hill.
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4 days ago

Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition World Day...

Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition World Day of Remembrance, Sunday, 11/19: *12:00 pm - Bike with a group in the Ride for Remembrance, gathering at 12:00 pm in Copley Square. The group will depart at 12:15 pm for a one-hour ride, ending in time to join the walk to the State House. *1:30 pm - Join the Memorial Walk and Vigil, gathering at 1:30 pm on the Boston Common at the corner of Beacon Street and Charles Street for a walk to the steps of the State House *2:00 pm - Gather on the steps of the State House for the Memorial Vigil *3:15 pm - Warm up at a post-vigil gathering at CIC Boston

    World Day of Remembrance 2017
    Join us for the 2017 World Day of Remembrance. Stand in solidarity to honor those who have been injured or killed by a road traffic crash. The vast majority of these crashes are preventable through engineering, education and enforcement. In numbers, we can recognize our loved ones, and also demand action from our elected officials.
    http://www.visionzerocoalition.org

4 days ago

Thursday, December 7, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Yuletide Holiday House Tour

The Cohasset Community Garden Club presents its biennial Holiday House Tour. Yuletide will take place Thursday December 7, 2017 from 10am-4pm. The tour includes 5 seaside homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Complimentary lunch with coffee, tea and dessert served at the Marketplace where distinctive handmade crafts and gifts from our members and vendors are offered at St. Anthony’s Church Hall Main St., Cohasset.Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 day of tour and may be purchased at several local merchants as well as through our website www.communitygardenclubofcohasset.org by using PayPal.

    Thursday, December 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Yuletide Holiday House Tour
    The Cohasset Community Garden Club presents its biennial Holiday House Tour. Yuletide will take place Thursday December 7, 2017 from 10am-4pm. The tour includes 5 seaside homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Complimentary lunch with coffee, tea and dessert served at the Marketplace where distinctive handmade crafts and gifts from our members and vendors are offered at St.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

4 days ago

Friday, December 1, 6:45 pm – New England Botanical Club Meeting with Dr. Alden Griffith

The New England Botanical Club will meet Friday, December 1 at 6:45 pm and will host Dr. Alden Griffith, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Wellesley College. Meetings at Harvard University are held in Haller Lecture Hall (Room 102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138 (door to right of Harvard Museum of Natural History entrance). Free and open to the public.

    Friday, December 1, 6:45 pm - New England Botanical Club Meeting with Dr. Alden Griffith
    The New England Botanical Club will meet Friday, December 1 at 6:45 pm and will host Dr. Alden Griffith, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Wellesley College. Meetings at Harvard University are held in Haller Lecture Hall (Room 102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138 (door to right of Harvard Museum of Natural History entrance).
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

4 days ago

BHCA Community Corner

by Suzanne Besser, BHCA Presidenth

    BHCA Community Corner
    A Point of View: Thriving public schools enrich our neighborhoods by Bruce Kiernan and Alyson Lindsey Our nearby Boston Public Schools deliver academic results comparable to some of the best public schools in Massachusetts, as a result of the efforts of teachers, principals, and local families over the past dozen years.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Bina Farm Fundraiser

Bina Farm held their annual gala at the Ritz Carlton on Nov. 4. The fundraiser is to continue the work of equine therapy and care of the horses. Shown are Teen Ambassadors Front: Lillian Ellmore and Paris Arffa Back: Rebecca Snow, Anika Ruberti and Paris Noble.

    Bina Farm Fundraiser
    Bina Farm held their annual gala at the Ritz Carlton on Nov. 4. The fundraiser is to continue the work of equine therapy and care of the horses. Shown are Teen Ambassadors Front: Lillian Ellmore and Paris Arffa Back: Rebecca Snow, Anika Ruberti and Paris Noble.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Tremont St Building to Remain Same Height

By Beth Treffeisen

    Tremont St Building to Remain Same Height
    After plans to convert the five-story building at 171 Tremont St. to a 13-story residential luxury condominium tower failed to come to fruition, the developers, Panoramic Properties, decided to sell the project site to Emerson College on Nov. 6 for $24 million.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Storrow Drive Closures for Nov 18 Listed

MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will continue erecting elements of the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge on Saturday, November 18. The work will require lane and full closures in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge on Storrow Drive east and westbound and a full closure of the Mugar Way off-ramp to Charles Circle. The closures schedule is as follows:

    Storrow Drive Closures for Nov 18 Listed
    MassDOT's contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will continue erecting elements of the new Frances "Fanny" Appleton Bridge on Saturday, November 18. The work will require lane and full closures in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge on Storrow Drive east and westbound and a full closure of the Mugar Way off-ramp to Charles Circle.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Charles River Watershed Association Hosts Largest Champions of the Charles Gala to Date

Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), the leading science and advocacy organization protecting the Charles River and its watershed, honored the Museum of Science at its Champions of the Charles gala on Thursday, Nov. 2.

    Charles River Watershed Association Hosts Largest Champions of the Charles Gala to Date
    Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), the leading science and advocacy organization protecting the Charles River and its watershed, honored the Museum of Science at its Champions of the Charles gala on Thursday, Nov. 2. The gala, held at the Museum of Science raised funds to continue CRWA's ongoing work monitoring and protecting the Charles River.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

CRWA Gala

At the Champion of the Charles Gala hosted by the Charles River Watershed Association(CRWA) that was held on Nov. 2, are from left Tani Marinovich, CRWA director of philanthropy, with Champions of the Charles host committee

    CRWA Gala
    At the Champion of the Charles Gala hosted by the Charles River Watershed Association(CRWA) that was held on Nov. 2, are from left Tani Marinovich, CRWA director of philanthropy, with Champions of the Charles host committee members Greta Meszoely and Sharon Malt.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Esplanade Association Welcomes New Executive Director

By Beth Treffeisen

    Esplanade Association Welcomes New Executive Director
    The Esplanade Association announced late last week the selection of Michael J. Nichols, of Boston, as the organization's new Executive Director. Nichols, an experienced public servant, attorney, and non-profit professional, will begin at the Esplanade Association on Nov. 29.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Getting Framed in the Public Garden

If you are taking walk through the Public Garden, step into one of three, life-sized frames installed for you to take a picture.

    Getting Framed in the Public Garden
    If you are taking walk through the Public Garden, step into one of three, life-sized frames installed for you to take a picture. The frames were recently installed by the Friends of the Public Garden and will be in the park until mid-December.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Hill Voters Help Re-Elect Walsh for Second Term

By Dan Murphy

    Hill Voters Help Re-Elect Walsh for Second Term
    Like voters citywide, Beacon Hill turned out to support the incumbent Mayor Martin J. Walsh for a second term over his challenger City Councilor Tito Jackson in last Tuesday's municipal election.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 days ago

Horsing Around at the Ritz Gala to Benefit Bina Farm

Celebrating the transformative power of equine therapy, Bina Farm Center held its annual gala to benefit scholarships for participants and to help care for the therapy horses.

    Horsing Around at the Ritz Gala to Benefit Bina Farm
    Celebrating the transformative power of equine therapy, Bina Farm Center held its annual gala to benefit scholarships for participants and to help care for the therapy horses. Held at the Ritz Carlton, Boston Common, the evening raised over $300,000 for programming, which includes children and adults with special needs and veterans..
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

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