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Green Today. Green For Life. By Rosalind Russell - After over three WE ARE HIRING!
decades of greening lawns, plowing
SOLID WASTE & RECYCLE SERVICES snow and local beautification projects, a Several positions
705-869-2447 successful, long-time Espanola business is available.
SEPTIC AND PORTABLE TOILETS Greenway Landscaping, headed up by Jeff Drop oﬀ your resume at the
705-869-2448 Dormer, has been a part of Espanola for Customer Service Desk.
over 30 years, but Dormer says it is time to
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Dormer says he founded the business with Ukraine
one truck and a lawnmower 32 years ago
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Dormer. “I decided I would take the skills
in landscaping I had acquired in Alberta
and bring them here.”
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To Advertise in the Around & About Over the years, he built up the business, the family business. I am local, my wife and
Business Directory, call 705-869-6883
added more trucks and equipment, created I have family here and plan to stay here until
jobs and expanded to include lawn care and I retire, so this is a perfect fit.”
Singh Dentistry landscaping in the warm months, plowing Beroll has already held a couple of job
and snow removal in the winter. Dormer interviews and will have his staff in place
Dr. Maninder Singh also changed the look of many facilities in for spring cleanup and summer maintenance
FOR ALL OF Espanola. hitting the ground running. Beroll adds he
YOUR DENTAL NEEDS
Hours: “I worked on the design of the complex will be expanding.
Tuesday Closed (Espanola Regional Recreation Complex), “With having the tree removal equipment
Wednesday 9-5 State of the art facility
Thursday 9-5 We deal directly with Insurance Companies and the grounds at the hospital (Espanola in place, I will continue to offer the grass
Free dental whitening kit with new patient exam
Friday 9-5 Regional Hospital and Health Centre), as cutting, lawn mowing and yard maintenance
91 Tudhope St., Espanola 705-869-1880 well as providing services to over 90 regular services, but will also expand to cleaning
Advertise here for as clients, business and residential, in town. I gutters and eavestroughs, minor roof work,
little as $28 per week
enjoyed it tremendously.” that sort of thing, so I am ready to go and
Coincidentally, last fall, he ran into Karl thank Jeff for this opportunity.
Beroll at the post office and the two were “Having this equipment makes a big
soon talking business. Beroll runs Branching difference, so I am looking forward to
Call 705-869-6883 for details Out Tree Removal out of McKerrow and expanding that aspect of the business.”
welcomed the opportunity to expand his As for Dormer, he and his wife plan to take
business with the two agreeing that the to the road, enjoy their camping, travel and
business change hands on May 1st of this time with friends.
year. To contact Karl Beroll for a quote, either
We’re Hiring! “I have been doing tree removal for the past call his cell at 705-507-6496 or the business
three years, so I am looking forward to taking number at 705-869-5930. He can also be
over Greenway Landscaping and expanding reached via email at: [email protected]
ESPANOLA ELKS LODGE Sables-Spanish Rivers Township
New Members Wanted! Appoints New Clerk-Administrator
Sables-Spanish Rivers Township has Ellen Jordan.
Contacts for more information appointed a new clerk-administrator She says Sloss has done so much from
Jack Luoma Treasurer / Chaplin 705 - 869-5938 following the retirement of Kim Sloss. reviewing planning applications, working
Chuck Trahan - Leading Knight 705 - 869-7733
Sheri Commission - Esquire / Council has appointed clerk assistant with numerous councils and helping
Membership Director 705 - 869-3487 Anne Whalen to take over the position Whalen in her position.
Wanda Ouimette -Exalted Ruler 249 - 878-8853 following Sloss’ retirement. Whalen adds Sloss’ municipal knowledge
MARTIN’S SERVICES Whalen says Sloss has been invaluable and dedication is appreciated, and
to the township with over 30 years she looks forward to the challenges
of experience taking over as clerk- of the position as of June 1st when the
administrator following the retirement of appointment becomes official.
NEW TIRE SALES School Tours Begin On Local Trail
Install, balance and repair services. The Black Creek Sno-Shoe Trail has First Nation talked to them and showed
begun tours of the trail with local schools. them examples of the walleye life cycle.
Volunteer Dennis Lendrum says students The students also took in the trail and
from La Renaissance Secondary School helped with some site cleanup.
[email protected] met at the site with representatives of Lendrum says any schools wishing to
SALES AND SERVICE OF: • furnaces • fireplaces • boilers Whitefish River First Nation. bring their students out for a tour are
FREE ESTIMATES He says the students are operating a fish invited to contact him directly to make
Steve Donnelly Over 15 years experience locally hatchery, so the representatives from the the booking via the site on Facebook.
Andrew Vondette Advertise here for as Branching Out
little as $28 per week
Computer I.T. & Network Specialist Tree Removal
Laptop/Desktop/Server Repair & Sales, Mobile Device Support Call 705-869-6883 for details
Karl Beroll • FREE ESTIMATES
Virus & Malware Removal • Tune up & Optimization 705-507-6496 • FULLY INSURED
Operating System Install • Data Recovery • Hardware Upgrades
NEW/REFURBISHED LAPTOPS & DESKTOPS STARTING AT $125.00
705-521-3459 Professional, Reliable, A ordable!
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Slo-Pitch Tourney For Haweater Weekend
The Little Current’s 27th Annual Mixed Slow Pitch
Tournament is returning for Haweater weekend. L&M HEATING – Large selection ESPANOLA SELF STORAGE –
The tournament will begin on Friday, July 29 at 6:00 p.m. of stove & surface elements for most 6x8 and 8x10 Storage units available
For the information and registration package, go to makes & models. Dryer parts and in Espanola. Located behind the car
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1268875886486988 belts. 705-869-2944. 308 Albert St, wash. Call 705-869-8405. 6/14 - R
Espanola. 5/31 GENERAL CONSTRUCTION
Moose BD RESIDENTIAL – Drywall & & RENOVATIONS – roofs, decks,
Corner taping, renovations, roofing, decks & outbuildings, etc. Smaller jobs only.
sheds. Call 705-562-2200. 5/17. Also garden tilling, tree cutting, odd
Moose 99.3FM - Espanola is hosting the All-Candidates debate for the LION LANDSCAPING – Spring jobs. Phone after 8:00 p.m. 705-863-
provincial election on Monday, May 16th from 7 pm to 9 pm at the yard cleanup. Now taking aerating 9450. No Sunday calls. 5/10
Espanola Royal Canadian Legion. The public is invited to attend. Have bookings. Call us for any of your EXPERIENCED PAINTER -
a question for the candidates, email: [email protected] yard needs. Celebrating 3 years of decks, docks, fences, outdoor and
service. Thank you for your support. indoor painting, staining. Fair prices,
Espanola Elks Spring Dance – Friday, May 13 from Text Bobby 249-878-7205 or call Bartering available. Call Gerald or
8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. 705-865-1039. 5/17 Janice 705-583-2181. 5/24
Knight Cruisers Car Club 19th Annual Cruise-In &
Craft Fair - Saturday, May 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., BOB’S FLOORING L & M CONTRACTING –
Espanola Regional Complex, Cars on the field, Crafts in INSTALLATION- Residential, Specializing in steel roof & siding.
the arena. Breakfast, Fries, and BBQ. Call 705-869-4757 Commercial and Stairs Applications. Renovations, painting, drywalling,
for info. Custom ceramic showers and tile & grout, flooring, bathrooms,
26th Annual Manitoulin Art Tour - July 15, 16, 17. Host backsplashes. Laminate, Vinyl, siding, windows, shingle roofing,
locations will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 10 Ceramic, Carpet. 45 years experience. decks, tree cutting, dump runs. 705-
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit us @ www. Call Bob 705-691-0175. 6/7 936-6059. 6/14. CR
manitoulinart.com or contact Judy Boyd at judydboyd@
vianet.ca. H & R Block - 87 Center St Unit FOR SALE
North Shore Seventh Day Adventist Church – Service, B, Espanola, ON P5E 1S4. Ph 705-
Sabbaths (Saturdays) 10:00 a.m. Prayers meeting 869-0513. Email: Espanola.53189@ FOR SALE – Man’s comode #60.
beginning Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. All welcome. 18 hrblock.ca Tuesday, Wednesday, Call 705-936-6074. 5/10
Menard Cres, Walford/Spanish. Thursday 9 am to 3 pm. 6/28 FOR SALE - Rotted cow manure,
$40.00 / bucket, located at Charlie
Do you have a NOTE for the Community? We invite not-for-profit organizations FOR RENT Smith’s 711 Birch Lake Road
to submit information on their upcoming events in writing no later than Massey. Phone first – 705-865-2316
FOR RENT - Seasonal Trailer Site or 705-816-1352. 5/24
Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. 25 Word Limit. E-mail: [email protected] available at Cutler Lake Lodge. www. FOR SALE – 2008 Buick Allure,
cutlerlakeresort.com Phone 705-865- loaded. 200,000 km. great running,
F Stor 2990. 5/24 needs brakes to certify. $1500. Call
FOR RENT – Open concept, one 705-862-1702 after 5:00 p.m. , or
Manitoulin Bag bedroom apartment. Available June email [email protected] 5/17
1st. Has been completely renovated FOR SALE – 5 x 6 oak wall unit, 3
2.5 lbs of Premium with a new bathroom, new kitchen, glass, drawers, glass shelf, lighted.
Grade A Trout laminate flooring throughout. Fridge Electric treadmill with digital display.
and stove included. Heat and hydro Folds up. Call for more info. 705-
Single Vac Packed Fillets included. $1,075.00. Please call 705- 869-2363. 5/10
869-5015. 5/17 FOR SALE - Firewood spring
$22.00 / bag special. $100 / cord for maple, $80
NOTICE / cord for birch. Call Mina 705-865-
Behind the Beer Store in Little Current 3017. Free delivery from Spanish to
TAKE NOTICE - all persons that Espanola. 6/14
705-368-3755 have belongings on the estate of the
late Daniel Levasseur of Webbwood HELP WANTED
ON, have until May 26, 2022 to
claim them. The estate will not be HELP WANTED – Housekeeper,
held responsible for any unclaimed and book keeper, for small business.
items. By appointment only. Call Call 705-865-2758. 5/24
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY THANK YOU
Employment Opportunity Thank You – Normand Leblanc
Bookkeeper - Part-time Position Thank you for supporting us throughout Normand’s cancer
journey. Normand fought a short but courageous battle.
Team player, with a friendly demeanour, & willing to work exible schedule. Love not cancer defined our last months together.
$18 an hour. Thank you to Normand’s oncologist Dr. Linford and his
team, Latisha, Bayshore nurses, all personal support workers,
Quali cations: the ambulance crew, doctors at emerge, angel nurses in the
- Must have experience in Sage Accounting (Formerly Simply Accounting) palliative room.… so grateful for your compassion and
- Have a solid understanding of bookkeeping kindness, not only to Normand but to my family and I.
- Have functional knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word Thank you, Dr. Knox for your home and hospital visits.
Duties include: Acknowledging Normand’s wishes regarding palliative care
- Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable. will never be forgotten. Penny, thank you for your phone
- Managing bank and general bank reconciliations calls, talks, hugs and making sure I was ok.
- Processing payroll -Invoicing -Journal entries experience To our neighbours and friends, your prayers, gifts of food, condolences,
- Overseeing accounts sharing stories and memories of Normand gave us inner peace.
Thank you, Father Gilles and Father Ray for your prayers and
Send resume to: [email protected] pastoral support. Father Ray we were soothed by your prayers and
kind words at Normand’s private mass attended by his siblings.
NOTICE / BOARD POSITIONS Thank you, Andrew from Bourcier Funeral Home. Your
attention to Normand’s wishes, your kindness and guidance
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR in this most difficult time, will always be remembered.
SERVING ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Murielle & Family
Eligibility Criteria and Condi�ons of Appointment:
1. Be at least 18 years of age GRAVESIDE / MEMORIAL SERVICE
2. Must not have a status of bankrupt
3. Has a principle residence or carries on business within ERICKSON
the area served by the Corpora�on A graveside service in memory of
4. Is not a current or former employee or member of the
Florence and Wilfred Erickson
Professional Staﬀ over the past 2 years
5. Is not a spouse, child or parent of an employee or will be held on
Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m.
member of the Professional Staﬀ at the Massey Protestant (Grandview) Cemetery.
6. Provide a current CPIC We understand that many people might wish to attend, however
Each Director will oﬀer: we hope you will understand that due to Covid concerns, this is
1. A �me commitment for Board mee�ngs, commi�ee intended to be a small gathering, with family and close friends
attending. Please take a moment on May 14 to remember
mee�ngs and mee�ng prepara�on (average of 4 hours Florence and Wilfred and what they meant to you. We invite you
per month) to make a donation in their memory to the Massey Area Museum,
2. A willingness to par�cipate in board orienta�on and Espanola Regional Hospital Foundation, St. Andrew’s United
con�nuing educa�on Church, or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 432.
3. An understanding of governance and ability to add
value to the organiza�on Please join us for a Obituaries
4. Informed judgement providing knowledge, experience In Loving Memory
and ability to consider and reconcile diﬀerent perspec�ves Memorial Service
and viewpoints and foster systems thinking Thank You Ads
5. A willingness to serve while respec�ng other board celebrating the life of Births or Birthdays
members and their views in a team environment
6. Eﬀec�ve communica�on skills including ability to listen Jack McMillan. Anniversaries
eﬀec�vely and resolve challenging issues Engagements
Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre Board of May 14, 2022 To place your
Directors strives to represent the diversity of our announcement call
community. Individualswho iden�fy as First Na�ons, Inuit, Visitation will begin at 10am,
Me�s, persons who iden�fy as 2SLGBTQ+, members from Service at 11am or email
the Francophone community,and/or individuals from 705-869-6883
vulnerable popula�ons are strongly encouraged to apply. Northern Life Church, [email protected]
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Phillips, Dolores Rosemary of Spanish Theresa Clayton (Barnes) passed away quietly on April 19, 2022
passed away January 31, 2022 at the age of in her 70th year in Stratford, Ontario. Beloved wife of Vic Clayton
85. Dear daughter of the late George & (predeceased). Dear daughter of the late Marcial & Rita Barnes &
Grace (nee Deven) Fellows. Beloved wife of Bernice Barnes. Loving sister of the late Donald Barnes (Esther),
Albert Phillips, for sixty-three years. Loving Helen Chiocchio (Nick) of Weiland, Wayne (Pat) of Espanola, the
mother of Lloyd Phillips (Terry), Glenn late Fern Lachance (Barb), Eileen Falcioni (Ken) Sault Ste. Marie,
Phillips(Denise), Ivan Phillips (Maureen) , Marilyn Lachance of Toronto, Carolyn Sheehan of Toronto,
Angela Phillips (Armand) and Leslie Phillips Patricia Lachance (Marc Renaud) of Calgary, Alberta, Claudette
(Nancy). Cherished by her grandchildren Lachance (Gert Erasmus) Cochrane, Alberta. Loving aunt to many
and great grandchildren. Dear sister of the nieces and nephews as well to many great nieces and nephews.
late Angela McCormick (Verdon) of Massey. At Theresa's request there be no visitation.
Funeral Mass will be held at St Francis of
Assisi R.C.C, Walford on Saturday May 14, Owl – Leonard Thomas (Esaban -
2022, starting at 11 AM. With interment of ashes in the Mt. Calvary Mahingan) of Sagamok. Sunrise February 12,
Cemetery, Spanish immediately follow the mass. If so desired, 1958 – Sunset May 1, 2022. Dear son of the
donations to Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral late Albert Sr. & Irene (nee Bob) Owl. Loving
Arrangements entrusted to Alternative Funeral Services. godfather of Lorna Sinobert of Sagamok,
Allison Owl of Sudbury and Louis Owl Roy
It is with great sadness that the family of Toronto. Beloved brother of Pauline
announces the passing of Lisa Laura Toulouse (Tom) of Sagamok, Emiliene
Cole Mailloux of Walford on April 26th Sinobert (late Isadore) of Sagamok, Benjamin
2022. Lisa was the wife and best friend Owl of Sagamok, Barbara Owl of Sagamok,
to Bob for 36 years. She was a Arnold Owl (Patsy) of Ottawa, Dianna
wonderful mother to Matthew McGregor (Late William) of Sagamok,
(Leonna), Cole and Leah. She leaves Edward Owl of Sagamok, Albert Jr. Owl
behind her adored parents Ralph and (Vivian) of Toronto and the late Ruby, Mary Louise, Stanley and Raymond.
Laura Cole and her brother Brent Also, will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends & relatives.
(Sharlene). Dear daughter-in-law to Visitation starts was May 4 at 7:00 pm at the New Community Centre in
Denise Mailloux and the late Raymond Sagamok. Funeral Service was on May 6, 2022 in the New Community
Mailloux. Special sister (in law) to Centre at 11 AM with interment to follow in the New Sagamok Cemetery.
Cynthia Farquhar (Shawn) and Kelly Arrangements by BOURCIER FUNERAL HOME Ltd, Espanola
Mailloux (Scott). Adored auntie to Kirsten, Spencer, Alex, Sam, Ava
and Findley. Lisa spent her career at The One Tot Stop Daycare as Maki, Janet (Irvine) - Our “Lady
the Executive Director where her dedication and leadership greatly Jan” passed away peacefully with her
contributed to the success of 3 daycares. She was a hardworking brother by her side on Saturday, April
person, a loving mother, and a loyal friend. She was a strong woman 16, 2022 at Wellington Terrace LTC,
– holding fast to her beliefs, defending those she loved and rejoicing Fergus, at the age of 80. Holy
in the simple pleasures in life. She loved reading, Bon Jovi, kayaking Saturday, "a fitting day for his Aunt
and enjoying her deck on a beautiful summer’s day. She will be Jan to pass" said her nephew Brent.
remembered for her love and dedication to her family. She was a Beloved wife of the late Allan (2006).
loving wife, an excellent mother and a doting daughter. She will leave Lovingly remembered by her brother
a void in our lives that will never be replaced and she will always be Ken and his wife Marlene, nephews
cherished. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in trust to Lisa’s Kevin (Julie), Stuart (Shelly) and
children via etransfer to [email protected]. Brent (Kate), great nephews Axel,
Owen and Eli, great niece Rachel,
In Loving Memory of Veronica Kennedy great great niece Emilia Irvine and cousin Roberta Kananaj (Robert).
(1961-2022). Veronica passed away on April Also survived by her brother-in-law Eddy, niece Kirsti, and nephew
9th, 2022, after a three-month long battle Terry Maki and family. Jan was predeceased by her father Frank and
with cancer. She is deeply missed by her mother Katharine Irvine. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister, Aunt,
loving husband David Kennedy and her fur Grammie, friend, and neighbour, who was always willing to lend a
babies Butterscotch and Rose. Veronica was helping hand. Her church and church friends in Espanola and Sudbury
a wonderful mom to Ron, Stephanie, were a big part of Jan’s life. Jan’s love of all animals brought her great
Amanda (Eddy), Amy (Kevin), Anita (Don) comfort. Thank you to Jan’s loving best friend Bev Redden and her
(both pre-deceased), David (Jessica), And daughters Stacie and Mandy and their families for the love and support
Anna (Darwin). She was the world’s given to Jan during her time in Garson and Sudbury and many years
greatest Meema to Katie, Emily, Avery, prior to that. Jan was a significant influence in the lives of the Irvine,
Tamia, Koda, Danakin, Sakara, Jasper, Skye, Reinhardt, Radey and Redden families. Jan brought joy, happiness and
Maddison, Gage, Wyatt, Chase, Davey, many wonderful memories for her family and friends to cherish. Thank
Kendra, Aria, Hunter, Shelly (Pat), Taneisha, Felicia, Tameika, Darius, you also to the staff at Wellington Terrace LTC for their compassionate
Lilly and Eric. Veronica was born in Sault Ste. Marie to parents Florence and loving care. As per Jan’s wishes cremation has taken place. A
and Ron Crack. She had a large family and loved her many siblings, Bob, private interment of ashes will take place at a later date. As expressions
Royce (Diane), Carl, Rochelle (Emmanuel), Suzette (Joe), Shelly, Brent, of sympathy, a donation to St. George’s Anglican Church, Espanola, or a
Karen-Ann (Terry), Charles (Marolyn), Eugene (Tabera), and her Step- charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Parents Ron Sinclair and Annette Speers and her Parents In-Law David
and Marcella Kennedy and Mel and Yvonne Hicks. Veronica will be View the paper for FREE every week at
fondly remembered by all her family, nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts
and uncles and friends. There will be a graveside burial for Anita www.aroundandabout.ca
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Project Lifesaver Coming To Manitoulin that is changed approximately
every 60 days. Caregivers are
emits a signal every second, 24 provided with a battery tester and
hours a day. are required to manually test the
The signal can be tracked on the battery daily.
ground for approximately 2.5 “We are pleased to support this
kilometers, or in the air from the project that will enhance the
helicopter, approximately 8-10 safety of community members”,
kilometres. As each wristband said Norm Bush, general
has a unique radio frequency, manager of the Domtar pulp and
the Project Lifesaver team can paper mill. “This technology will
positively locate and identify support the important work done
the person who has wandered by the Manitoulin Northshore
away from home using portable Victim Services in the region and
directional antennae to locate the we are pleased to be a part of it.”
signal. The transmitter (in the
bracelet) is powered by a battery
The Manitoulin Detachment Lifesaver on Manitoulin Island Local Long-Time Volunteer Named Senior
of the Ontario Provincial and the North Shore,” said MNVS Of The Year
Police (OPP) and Manitoulin Executive Director, Tanya Wall.
Northshore Victim Services “We also want to acknowledge after year, Roger’s
(MNVS) is proud to announce the years of service that the volunteer work has
that Project Lifesaver is coming North Shore Search and Rescue been consistent and
to the Manitoulin Island and Group has had in bringing this outstanding.
Espanola area. The OPP and critical service to our area. We are Recognition of his
MNVS are looking forward proud to continue on as the new good deeds and
to working closely with North administrator of the program. We devotion to the
Shore Search and Rescue are especially grateful to Domtar community is well
throughout this endeavour. for being the lead sponsor of this deserved as a volunteer
Project Lifesaver is a radio life saving program,” said Wall. with the Massey
frequency based tracking system. Project Lifesaver clients wear a Agricultural Society,
The technology has been around personalized wristband that emits the Autumn Leaves
for many years. It is accurate, a unique tracking signal. When Photo: Roger Rainville – FB of Lee Valley, even as
simple, and dependable. The caregivers notify police that the
system is for people of all ages person is missing, in addition to Santa’s chauffeur for
who are high risk vulnerable regular police resources, Project Rivers the past few years.
persons. They must have a Lifesaver trained OPP officers Sables-Spanish
tendency to “wander” and have respond to the area where the Township has nominated a long- His nomination has now been
been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s lost person was last seen and time volunteer as Senior of the sent to the Ontario Honours &
or other dementias, Autism, searches the area with a mobile year. Awards Committee for official
Down syndrome or other form of location tracking system. The Council reviewed the certification.
cognitive delay. Project Lifesaver wristband is a nomination for Roger Rainville Rainville will be presented with
“Manitoulin Northshore Victim one ounce, battery-operated wrist as Senior of the Year for the a certificate acknowledging his
Services is pleased to partner transmitter emitting a unique FM township at their last meeting. years of volunteerism later this
with the OPP to deliver Project radio frequency-based signal that The nominator stated year spring.
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