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Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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January 2017

English as a Second Language Class

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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“Reed v. Reed: Striking Down Gender Discrimination In Idaho and Across America” by Dr. Dave Adler

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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David Gray Adler is President of The Alturas Institute, a non-profit organization that promotes civic education and civil dialogue. He is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles in the leading journals in his field, and six books, focusing primarily on the Constitution and presidential power, including his forthcoming book, “The War Power in the Age of Terrorism: Debating: Debating Presidential Power,” which will be published in December by Palgrave MacMillan. Adler’s scholarly writings have been quoted by the…

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Intermediate Spanish Class with Sara Pettit

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 22, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Intermediate Conversational Spanish This class is designed for Spanish language learners at the intermediate levels of proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to increase Spanish proficiency in real-world terms. Speaking, listening, and reading are emphasized. Students will practice description, discussion, role-play, and task completion within paired and group conversation. Communication strategies will also be practiced. New, more refined vocabulary and grammar will be presented specific to various topics of discussion. You must register through CSI, by calling 208-788-2033 Instructor: Sara Pettit,…

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“What Makes Puccini’s Operas So Popular, Anyway?” by Mark Junkert

January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Opera Idaho General Director Mark Junkert will discuss and give video and audio examples of the operas of Giacomo Puccini, with special emphasis on Tosca, which Opera Idaho will perform in a semi-staged version on Feb. 18 at Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood, Ketchum. Other operas considered will include Madama Butterfly and La bohème, which along with Tosca are three of the top ten most performed operas annually, and lesser-known operas such as Turandot, La fanciulla del West and La…

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English as a Second Language Class

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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Great Decisions, 2017

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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February 2017

Intermediate Spanish Class with Sara Pettit

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 22, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Intermediate Conversational Spanish This class is designed for Spanish language learners at the intermediate levels of proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to increase Spanish proficiency in real-world terms. Speaking, listening, and reading are emphasized. Students will practice description, discussion, role-play, and task completion within paired and group conversation. Communication strategies will also be practiced. New, more refined vocabulary and grammar will be presented specific to various topics of discussion. You must register through CSI, by calling 208-788-2033 Instructor: Sara Pettit,…

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“Islamophobia in the US” by Professor Nader Hashemi

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Dr. Nader Hashemi is the director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver. His areas of research include:  Middle East and Islamic affairs, religion and democracy, secularism, comparative politics and political theory, politics of the Middle East, democracy and human rights, Islam-West relations, religion and international affairs. His recent publications include: Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East (London: Hurst Publishers, 2016; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), edited with Danny Postel. Nader…

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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English as a Second Language Class

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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Intermediate Spanish Class with Sara Pettit

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 22, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Intermediate Conversational Spanish This class is designed for Spanish language learners at the intermediate levels of proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to increase Spanish proficiency in real-world terms. Speaking, listening, and reading are emphasized. Students will practice description, discussion, role-play, and task completion within paired and group conversation. Communication strategies will also be practiced. New, more refined vocabulary and grammar will be presented specific to various topics of discussion. You must register through CSI, by calling 208-788-2033 Instructor: Sara Pettit,…

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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“Deliberate Living: The Challenge of Walden in the 21st Century.” by Professor Laura Walls

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Thoreau's Walden remains one of the most-read and most-taught classics of American literature, yet it remains one of the most challenging of books. Why did Thoreau go to the woods? What did he learn there? And why didn't he stay? These questions puzzled Thoreau himself, and his quest to compose answers that would bear the full weight of his life and thought led to the publication of Walden--which in turn led him to reach beyond his local audience and down…

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English as a Second Language Class

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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Intermediate Spanish Class with Sara Pettit

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 22, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Intermediate Conversational Spanish This class is designed for Spanish language learners at the intermediate levels of proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to increase Spanish proficiency in real-world terms. Speaking, listening, and reading are emphasized. Students will practice description, discussion, role-play, and task completion within paired and group conversation. Communication strategies will also be practiced. New, more refined vocabulary and grammar will be presented specific to various topics of discussion. You must register through CSI, by calling 208-788-2033 Instructor: Sara Pettit,…

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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English as a Second Language Class

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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Intermediate Spanish Class with Sara Pettit

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 22, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Intermediate Conversational Spanish This class is designed for Spanish language learners at the intermediate levels of proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to increase Spanish proficiency in real-world terms. Speaking, listening, and reading are emphasized. Students will practice description, discussion, role-play, and task completion within paired and group conversation. Communication strategies will also be practiced. New, more refined vocabulary and grammar will be presented specific to various topics of discussion. You must register through CSI, by calling 208-788-2033 Instructor: Sara Pettit,…

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Dan Flores reads from “Coyote America”

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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With its uncanny night howls, unrivaled ingenuity, and amazing resilience, the coyote is the stuff of legends. In Indian folktales it often appears as a deceptive trickster or a sly genius. But legends don't come close to capturing the incredible survival story of the coyote. As soon as Americans—especially white Americans—began ranching and herding in the West, they began working to destroy the coyote. Despite campaigns of annihilation employing poisons, gases, helicopters, and engineered epidemics, coyotes didn't just survive, they…

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Great Decisions, 2017

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2017 program include The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.W. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin Americas Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Nuclear Security. The discussions will…

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English as a Second Language Class

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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March 2017

English as a Second Language Class

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes through March 28. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A., and Karen Little, M.A.

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