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“Obama Adviser Resigns as Loans Surface”: Article Analysis

Introduction The news of Obama’s advisor’s resignation was surprise news, although the fact of the loans was already known. That fact brought media coverage that interested politicians along with ordinary people, and during the presidential campaign such facts can not pass unnoticed. This essay is an analysis of the article...

Softwood Lumber Dispute: Canada and U.S.A

Introduction The United States of America and Canada have had long term trade links. One of their major trading activities has been in the softwood lumber industry. For example, in 2005 Canada exported softwood lumber worth 8.5 billion U.S dollars to U.S. This trade is of great significance to both...

Structural Control and Origin of Volcanism in the Taupo Volcanic Zone

Introduction Volcano Ruapehu is the highest mountain on the North Island and it is actually the latest volcano that has been erupted. It is located at the southernmost part of the North Island that stands 2797 meters or 9175 feet tall. Mount Ruapehu can be found at the Southern end...

STAR Exercise for Claims Analysis

Claim (topic sentence): The topic sentence is the last sentence in the example. It asserts: Many people, especially retirees, don’t have the know-how, or the resources to use the internet. It is the topic sentence because it encompasses the claims previously made. Sufficiency: In the first sentences of the paragraph,...

Leadership and Ethics

Principles of Ethical Leadership Ethical leadership shows the way of how leaders should direct individuals and help them choose behavior in regards to the goals set (Mihelic, Lipicnik, and Tekavcic 32). Deontological (the presence of righteousness) and teleological (behavioral consequences that lead to good or harmful results) ethical principles prevail...

The War of 1812: Reasons and Consequences

The war of 1812 was a great watershed in the history of British North America. It ultimately laid the foundations of independence of Canada. It also empowered Canadians to express the feelings of loyalty to Great Britain. The net effect of loss remained with the native people who were deprived...

Types of Advertising – Commercial and Political

Commercial Ads It is a rather interesting matter to analyze the advertisements of different companies to find out the exact purposes of the company and its intended audience. We can say a lot of things about the company just having seen its ads and analyzed what they are created for....

The History of Civil Rights Movement

Introduction The Civil Rights Movement was at hit the highest point from 1955-1965. For this Civil Rights Movement, Congress enacted several laws to protect fundamental rights and liberties explicitly such as the Civil Rights Act 1964 and the Voting Rights Act 1965 try to end discrimination between black and white....

The Evolution of Science and Technology in the Field of Robotics

Abstract The innovations in the world today have immersed in the field of science and technology which developed more helpful things and functions accurately than those inventions in the past. In this paper, the researcher presents the facts about robots in relation with biopsychology, and gives more information about the...

Living With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Critique This original research is from the peer reviewed journal, Journal of Advanced Nursing. The paper is a report of a phenomenological qualitative study conducted by a nursing student Kristina E.K. and Professor Britt-Marie Ternestedt to describe the essential structure of the lived experience of patients living with severe chronic...

Dignity and Freedom Theories by Immanuel Kant

Introduction In his criticism of previous ethical theories, Kant was reacting to two major movements in the history of early modern philosophy which are Empiricism and rationalism. He argued that both movements contain flaws which are of serious concern because Empiricist tried to use senses to obtain knowledge from the...

Globalization of Cold War

Cold war was the state of conflict, tension and competition between the United States of America and Soviet Union (USSR) and their respective allies from mid 40s to early 1990s. “The cold war was the conflict between the communist nation led by Soviet Union and the democratic nations led by...

Utopia as a Mythic Destination for Society

Introduction Since the time of the early Greek philosophers, there has been a continuing pursuit to establish an ideal society that could aid or make life a little bit better than what is usually experienced even in a perfectly stable or well-functioning government. The need to seek utopia is even...

The Human Rights Issue in Rwanda

Human skulls and rotting bodies were scattered all over. Vultures circled hungrily looking for a place to land and devour the abundant supply of food. Hungry children clutched firmly on their empty plates waiting for the next humanitarian aid to arrive and distribute the little food and other medical supplies...

The Manipulation of Media: Research on Oates’ Story

Media can have a tremendous impact upon our lives without our even knowing it. It can bring about emotions, convince us to make a purchase and helps shape our impressions of the world around us. In Joyce Carol Oates’ short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, the...

Implications of the Dorsal and Ventral Streams

The brain constitutes the most essential organ of the central nervous system (CNS). It is vital in processing the various functions of sense organs like touch, smell, taste, hearing, and sight. Among these, vision may be considered as the most important function which is controlled by the cerebral cortex of...

Inflectional and Derivational Morphology

Introduction Morphology is the branch of linguistics that studies the arrangement of the words within and across- languages and tries to create rules that represent the knowledge of the speakers of those languages or it is the field in linguistics that studies the structure of words, internally. The main subject...

The United Arab Emirates’ Exchange Rates

Introduction Nations demonstrate the aspiration to ensure that the living standards of their citizens are appropriate and their capacity to play in the regional and global economic arena remain secure. The United Arabs Emirates is included in this phenomenon with the trade, production, distribution, and consumption of products in the...

Drug Use Among Young British People

Introduction Drug use and abuse among British youth have been on the increase, especially in the recent past. This has raised much concern to most parents and the country in general. This has led to the question as to why most of these youth have turned to drugs. In response,...

History of American Sign Language

Introduction American Sign Language was discovered and used by people long time before it was documented and officially acknowledged. After it was recognized, historians and educators worked hard to reconstruct its development with its root beginning in the eighteenth century. For centuries, people thought that it was not possible to...

Medical Ethics of Stem Cell Research

The benefits to society by the introduction of new medical technologies have been considerable. For example, the introduction of vaccines and antibiotics has significantly improved the well-being of people all over the globe. The science of stem cell treatments, potentially as or more significant as these other innovations, is beginning...

Age Discrimination in Employment Act

Labor Law XYZ made Smith a foreman. The two candidates for the job were Smith, age 45, and Peterson, age 56. Peterson feels he has been discriminated against—especially after he talked to the boss who told him that the company wanted a younger man than he for the job. Peterson...

“The Swing” by Jean Honore Fragonard

Introduction Jean Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) was a great painter who was also a first-rate colorist with excellent decorative skills (Gardner et al 803). His oil painting “The Swing” (1767) belonged to the rococo style with a voyeur motif. The subject and composition of this painting had been commissioned by Monsieur...

Phenomenal Changes – Women Filmmakers

For many years in our society, there have been only men who made movies, wrote scripts, and used females as their center of attraction for the movie. This had continued for over a period of time. But now, the scene has changed for the better. Now it’s not only men...

Cognitive Psychology. Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic condition that affects the brain. The condition manifests through both negative and positive symptoms. Some of the symptoms include disorganized speech, decreased expression of emotions, peculiar behavior, loss of touch with reality, disorganized thinking, and social withdrawal (Psyweb, 2008). The symptoms of schizophrenia fall into three...

Causes of Juvenile Delinquency

A Juvenile may be defined as a young adult who has not yet become of age. Legally a juvenile refers to a young person who has not yet attained the age of majority. A juvenile can also be said to be a minor of tender age. The issue of Juvenile...

Apraxia, Contralateral Neglect, and Prosopagnosia

Apraxia is a cognitive disorder, which prevents a person from performing a learned movement (West et al., 2008). Apraxia is caused by interference in the planning and execution of a motor activity. There is a dysfunction in the left fronto-parietotemporal hemisphere of the brain, which is located beside the speech...

Nazi Holocaust and Cambodian Genocide

Introduction In the study of crimes, there is none as grave and serious as genocide. Such a crime may tend to send the whole world into a state of utter shock and give rise to vows such as “never again,” but even then, it has been a great shame to...

Multinational Corporations and Global Economy

The activities of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) affect both the host countries and international economy in several ways. It is obvious that MNCs are largely motivated by the desire to boost profitability when they engage in overseas direct investment (Kumar 700). However, the definite impacts brought to host countries by MNCs...

Moving to the United States: Causes and Effects

Introduction Leaving ones country is always a strenuous decision one is forced to make especially when it is a long time one. This is especially so when one is leaving a peaceful and stable nation to seek greener pastures. On the other hand it can also be an exciting endeavor....

Unmasking the 9-11 Conspiracies

Introduction The events of September 11th, 2001 have led to many repercussions in the United States and the entire world at large. This is because it has led to wars and major government change of policies that have been witnessed all over the world. The United States for once initiated...

Political Science of US Analysis

Does American Democracy Still Work? Alan Wolfe classifies the current political situations that jeopardize the excellence of the American democratic system. He depicts how political views have modified, and claims for a democracy defense movement created to conserve US political traditions not different the ecological protection associations’ attempts to preserve...

Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Information Systems

Introduction Scientific and technological advancements have brought about revolutionary changes in access to information and information sharing. The modern scientific and technological advancements have made access to information and information sharing quite easy and the very concept of classroom instruction has undergone drastic changes. The cultural and national barriers regarding...

World War I and Its Impact on Germany

Introduction World War I, abbreviated as WWI, is known by various names like the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All Wars. It was a global war although its arena was primarily in Europe. World War I happened between July 28 1914 and November 11,...

Persuasive Advertising Techniques

Introduction Advertising is considered to be the most persuasive sphere of people’s activities having an impact on human consciousness. Its informative function discloses the uniqueness of the goods describing their qualities and abilities. Advertising causes people’s associations and forms some expectations from the quality of products. Advertisements can be characterized...

The National Fire Protection Assocation as a Leading Professional Organiztion

The National Fire Protection Association is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “reduce the burden of fire on the quality of life by advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, and education for fire and related safety issues.” (NFPA Most Popular) This Association is a leading professional organization because...

Relaxation Exercises: Audio Tape

After careful reading and analysis of relaxation exercises, techniques and recommendations I practiced them strictly following the described patterns. During my practice, I came across some difficulties and contradictions connected with doing these exercises, which should be outlined in this essay. The first recommendation for performing relaxation exercises was ‘breathe...

Product Marketing Strategies and Customer Needs

Role of the marketing management process Essentially, the success of brand and product management depends on a proper alignment of a functional idea into the creation of flexible, involuntary, and quantifiable measurement of perception among the target audience. The marketing management process ensures that the product promotion approach goes beyond...

Felonies Categories Definition

Felony In common law, a felony is considered to be a very serious crime. Felony, in many cases, is often contrasted with a misdemeanor. The minimum punishment that can be given for a felony can be about a year in jail and not more than that. Felonies are in some...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Just as any psychological diagnosis, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) does not have well-defined properties, as there is still an ongoing debate as to its actual mechanics. It has been noticed that people who had been experiencing an extreme emotional shock for a prolonged period (it usually happens during the...

Mao’s China: The Characteristic Features of Mao’s Policy

Introduction The Cold War period is featured with the greatest ever division of the world into two camps: Capitalistic and Socialistic. Every country chose following geographic position, personal preferences, or the pressure of world leaders. In the case of China, Communists came to power due to the international help of...

The Congress and the Power of Purse

The power of the purse is the ability of a certain group to control or stage-manage the actions of another group by putting their funds in custody or giving stipulations on how to use the funds (Oscar, 1970). To fund an entity either public or private is to provide aid...

The Line Item Veto Act Definition

Clinton vs. City of New York was a Supreme Court case that was decided in the year 1998 by a bench of 9. The ruling was delivered by Justice John Paul Stevens. This case involved the President’s ability to carry a line-item veto on statutes that had been previously passed...

World War I: American Neutrality and Involvement

Introduction World War I has been shown as the first modern world war as it involved across border conflict which attracted all nations of the world. It was the first war which led to the formation of the allies in the war. The First World War was fought between 1914...

Masculinity and Femininity as Different Cultures

It is no doubt that men and women are different in many ways. First of all, they are different in their physiology and psychology, perform different social roles, dress in different ways, etc. The question is if they are really so different that they can be referred to as bearers...

The Federal Reserve Bank’s Policy Decisions

Introduction The crisis first started with the crush of prices in securities which were dependent on the US real estate. There was reduced availability of credit where many major firms filed for bankruptcy while other firms collapsed (Doyran 23). Credit tightened and consumer confidence declined in all stock markets of...

Women in Combat from Different Perspectives

The first article was published in USA Today and begins with the reference to Lt. Halfaker, a woman who lost her arm in the Iraq war, who was featured on the cover of a recent USA Today issue. The article examines the reasons why women have been kept from direct...

Learning English in a English-Speaking Country

English is a language that originated from England. It is the native language for most individuals in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland. English has also been adopted by many other countries in the world as a second language mostly in the commonwealth countries. It...

Who Is to Blame for Global Warming?

Gerald Meehl of the National Center for Atmospheric Research once said that many people do not realize the amount of commitment placed on global warming and the rise in the sea level. He pointed out that the longer we wait to take action, the more chance we are likely to...

Principles of Project and Cost Management

Introduction Project management is a branch of knowledge of planning, making organizations and controlling resources that will lead to conclusion of chosen project objectives. Also from the definitions a project is an attempt in doing something but at the same time, it also has limitations that are, it always has...

Awareness Change and Sharing

‘Completing this course’ was chosen as a target behavior in this question in the view of increasing its parameters for achieving better educational and professional results. The procedure of increase is premised on several stages –setting the goal of behavior increase, the level of necessary increase, and conditions under which...

The Problem of Illegal Music Downloading

Introduction Music became an essential part of people’s life. People listen to music everywhere. The discussion of music is very popular among youth. Young people discuss the new discs, the new trends in music, some music news, and other issues connected with music. It seems that the music interests predetermine...

International trade from a Macroeconomic Perspective

Introduction The world, two years ago faced an economic setback when recession hit most of the countries in the world affecting the financial crises, the effects of the banking and mortgage problems are still being felt up to today. Governments are being bailed out to prevent spillover effects in neighboring...

The Virtual Project in Cyber Space

Introduction Virtual project is a collaborative effort by a group of individuals towards a common goal in cyber space. These individuals that form a team are physically separated within a city, country or even across continents. With technological advancements, more companies are investing in virtual projects due to its reduced...

Research: What Is It, Steps, Types

“Research is a systematic, formal rigorous and precise process employed to gain solutions to problems and/or to discover and interpret new facts and relationships”. (Waltz & Bausell, 1981. p.1). Research usually starts with a problem, and the objective of the research is to find a solution for the identified problem...

The Role of the Insurance Industry in the Development of Fire Prevention

Improving public fire safety within the community involves considering many sides in this process. The insurance systems dedicate large efforts to developing fire prevention measures in the United States. This essay is going to analyze in what possible ways the insurance system contribution is possible along with considering possible ways...

Industrial Revolution History

Introduction The word revolution conjures up images of rapidly unfolding events that result in massive changes. There can be no denying that the Industrial Revolution was the source of vast economic, social, and cultural changes. Only the agricultural revolution of Neolithic times equaled the Industrial Revolution in the way it...

“On the Road” Novel by Jack Kerouac

Introduction Jack Kerouac, a great American poet, author and painter was born on March 12, 1922. He is regarded as the pioneer of ‘Beat Generation’, a group of writers who discarded the American values and often practiced the use drugs and alternate varieties of sexuality. His famous works include ‘The...

Gaining and Losing: Lifewide Discussion

Life and death, gaining and losing…The most abstract and, at the same time, the most important things in life. I do not say “human life” because not only human beings, although they also do, feel the pain of a loss of something and the pleasure of gaining something else. Not...

“Presidential Communication” by Thomas Griscom Review

In the article “Presidential Communication: An Essential Leadership Tool” Thomas Griscom describes important issues of President Reagan’s communication with media, including the press, that helped him to be successful with opponents, the electorate, and in his foreign policy. Ronald Reagan is considered to be the most popular and respected by...

Gender Influences on Men and Women Differences

Introduction “Many pop psychologists (like John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus) and also more serious natural scientists (like endocrinologists, who focus on hormone research) tend to perpetuate existing gender stereotypes by trying to persuade us that there exist essential differences between men and women”....

Comparison of Two Thriller Stories

The short stories under analysis, “Killings” by Andre Dubus and “All that you love will be carried away” by Stephen King are based on similar themes and motifs which help the author create a unique story conflict and appeal to readers’ emotions. in the fictions of Dubus and King there...

Life Without a Cell Phone

Introduction The nowadays life can not be imagined without the means of communication. Computers with their instant messages, voice mails, e-mails and cell phones which make us available for our relatives, friends, companions etc have completely interwoven in our lives, and became an essential part of this mad world. First...

Human Communication: Alzheimer’s Disease

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is considered the most general form of dementia, occurring mainly among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder, which affects a person’s capability to carry out simple everyday tasks. Alzheimer’s affects those parts of our brain which control our thoughts, language, and memory. It causes nerve...

Ethical Aspects in Stem Cell Research

Introduction Stem cells are found in organisms that are multi-cellular. They are able to renew themselves through cell division called mitotic and differentiating into specialized types of cells. Stem cell research grew from the findings by Ernest who is Canadian scientist and James Till in 1960s. The mammalian stem cells...

The Dred Scott Decision of 1857

Introduction The Dred Scott Decision of 1857 had a tremendous impact on the relations between the North and South and was one of the determining factors in the Civil War. The decision, written by Chief Justice Roger Taney, a southerner, made two important points. First it declared that slaves were...

Reynold B. Johnson: Father of the Disk Drive Dies

Introduction Palo Alto native Reynold B. Johnson, creator of the Hard Drive joined his creator on Tuesday, September 15, 1998 due to complications from Melanomic Cancer. He was 92. He is survived by his wife Beatrice, sons Philip and David, his sister Signe Broberg, brothers Leroy and Donovan, and four...

Education Fairness for Disabilities and Special Education

There has been historical discrimination against disabled children in the normal education programs, which has been partially eliminated by the increase in the fight for the rights of disabled people. A fair education system is that which avails the possibility of each person making their choice according to their talents,...

The Philosophical Discussion of Free Will

The philosophy of logic plays an integral role in the lives of rational people. We use logic in our everyday endeavors. For instance, when you want to sell out your old car to a potential buyer, you must provide arguments that will make the buyer believe that indeed your car...

Global Warming and Carbon Dioxide

Global warming is a phenomenon which explains the slow and steady rise in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere, and is also termed as the ‘green house effect’. The temperature of the earth is steadily rising, thereby affecting the climatic conditions of the earth, which are very likely to produce...

Impact of the Family Structure on Language Development

In order to elaborate further on the study we need to know the meaning of the terminologies used. Family structures may adversely have impacts on development of the language. In understanding what a family structure is and what language development is, we will tackle the impacts. A family structure is...

Abortion: Does a Fetus Have a Right to Life?

Introduction In today’s world, many things are often a point of contention and it comes as no surprise that abortion features on this list. Abortion arouses serious religious, social, political, legal and ethical debates. On one side is the pro-choice group who propose that the decision of whether to proceed...

American Commercial Banking Industry’s Analysis

Background Banking industry provides financial products and services to wide range of customers such as; individuals, SMEs, institutional investors as well as corporations within international market. Bank of America is one of the biggest banks in United States banking industry owing to its asset base, especially after acquisition of Merill...

Modern Japan: The Taisho Era

Question One The Taisho era is a period in Japanese history dating from 30th July 1912 to 25th December 1926, thereby coinciding with Taisho Emperor’s reign. The new emperor was weak in terms of health, which impelled political power to shift from genrō (the old oligarchic group of elder statesmen)...

Kings School of English Review

King’s School of English was founded more than 50 years ago way back in 1957. The institution since its establishment has seen thousands of international students pass through its gates and leave the institution satisfied in terms of the quality of education offered. Although the institution offers various courses to...

The Impact of Intensive Care Unit on Patient Safety

Introduction Intensive care unit (ICU) constitutes one of the essential patient care systems at medical centers. Its role is pivotal in sustaining the life of patients and varies with the degree of complexity of patient condition. Over the years, concerns on patient safety are increasing at an alarming rate. Previously,...

“On the Rainy River” by T. O’Brien and “The Red Convertible” by L. Erdrich

The definition of courage, which is not an effortless task, has been one of the earth-shattering activities of humans from time immemorial and the literary figures have attempted to give a meaningful conclusions about the various aspects of the concept through their writing over the centuries. Two of the most...

Evidence of Beneficial Low-Level Radiation Effect

Introduction The research question provided by Feinendegen (3-7) was whether we should abandon the linear no-threshold theory for low dose radiation-induced cancer in favor of the worthwhile positive effect of radiation hormesis. To answer this question, the author reviewed the literature focusing on three main points. 1) What is the...

Research Methods in Psychology

Introduction Regardless of how the word research is used, it essentially means the same thing: an attempt to discover something. We all do this every day. Research can be very informal, with few, if any; specific plans or steps, or it can be formal, with the researcher following highly defined...

General Biology. Greenhouse Effect & Human Impact

Introduction The greenhouse effect is a term that describes an increase of the average global temperature and is often associated with global warming which is the subject of great debate and concern worldwide. Greenhouse gasses are predominantly man-made. People are the cause but their collective acknowledgement of the global warming...

Fire Prevention: “The Major Responsibilities of State Fire Marshals”

State Fire Marshals’ have several responsibilities and are different in each state which includes the main aspects of fire safety. Marshals tend to be responsible for fire safety code adoption and enforcement, fire and arson investigation, fire incident data reporting and analysis, public education, and advising Governors and State Legislatures...

How to Apply Teacher Professional Standards in the Teacher Training Field

Introduction During my work on the assignment on Teacher Professional Standards and Reflective Practice, I have learned how important teacher professional standards and reflective practices for teaching are. I have learned what should be done to effectively use these issues. Now it is time to realize how I can apply...

Race and Gender Issues Before 2008 Election in US

Election 2008 in American are marked by gender and race confrontations and new social demands imposed on political leaders. Each of the political leaders are unique individual thus they are perceived and understated as representatives of certain gender and race rather than unique charismatic personalities. Critics suppose that these elections...

Music in the Film as an Improvement of the Panorama

Introduction Music is a universal language that has been a mystifying phenomenon in our very subsistence. It is one of the mainly nonfigurative moreover arithmetical of arts demanding not only the paramount deliberation and expression, nevertheless accompanied with the delightful turn of phrases. Harmony integrates science, mathematics, language, history, physical...

Vision and Imaging: From Light to Electrons

Introduction The term camera was coined on “camera obscura”; a Latin term meaning “dark chamber”. The concept of camera was initiated by the concept of dark chamber where a small hole in the wall acted as a shutter and whole room as a real imaging system. The camera obscura was...

Women and Video Games Analysis

Introduction A video game is a game that involves the interaction with the interface of the user to generate visual feedback on the visual device. These computer games had been for a long time played by men due to their nature that involved blood and guts. However, the trends have...

To Which Galaxy Do We Belong?

Introduction And finally the scientists have announced that we don’t belong to our mother Milky Way! We are aliens! Of course, had we not been aliens then we wouldn’t have been able to survive this planet’s life, could we? This also leads us to the fact that scientists have been...

Diabetes: Types, Symptoms, Diagnostics, Treatment

An Introduction to Diabetes A human body performs many different functions, necessary to lead a healthy life. These functions include processing food, purifying blood, excreting waste materials, producing and balancing hormones, etc. One of the important hormones is insulin, which is produced and used by the body to convert sugar,...

Management Communication in Organization

The company believes that effective communication is a powerful determinant of successful performance. As a result, the management sees to the fact that all types of communication are carried out: upward, downward, and lateral. The key aim of this communication is the elevation of trust and understanding between employees at...

Corn Oil and Soya Supply and Demand

If the demand for corn increases due to its use as an alternative energy source, what will happen to the supply of corn’s substitute such as soybean? Assume that, besides being substitutes for one another, corn and soybeans require the same raw material, such as the same farm land. Think...

Sociology of Iraq War, Its Pros and Cons

Introduction War is both good and bad, but if used correctly it should benefit the world. War is good for taking out an enemy who is killing innocent lives and wants to be a dictator over the world or for fighting for freedom, like in the revolutionary war. It is...

Adolescence Developmental Changes and Influences

Introduction Adolescence is a stage that occurs between childhood and adulthood and ranges from 12 to 20 years. In the beginning, the onset of adolescence was characterized by changes in the body where a child changes to adulthood (puberty) (Jane Kroger, 1996). However, puberty has been occurring so early especially...

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