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by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday, Mel! Boglehead #2.
Replies: 41
Views: 3077

Re: Happy Birthday, Mel! Boglehead #2.

Happy Birthday Mel,

I'm sorry I'm so late to the party. :oops: I hope you had a wonderful birthday. Thank you for all you do for the Bogleheads.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Facebook Bogleheads Site
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Facebook Bogleheads Site

Hi All,

I just wanted to share the news that our Facebook Bogleheads Site just reached over 5,000 likes.

Here is a link:

https://www.facebook.com/Bogleheads/?fref=ts
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BREXIT - What Mr. Bogle Thinks:
Replies: 2
Views: 907

Re: BREXIT - What Mr. Bogle Thinks:

Hi Paul,

How nice to, "See," you again. 8-) You're welcome. It is always nice to hear Mr. Bogle's, "Voice of Reason," and its calming influence.


With best wishes to you,

Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BREXIT - What Mr. Bogle Thinks:
Replies: 2
Views: 907

BREXIT - What Mr. Bogle Thinks:

From an interview of Mr. Bogle at Morningstar, with Scott Cooley:


http://www.morningstar.com/cover/videocenter.aspx?id=757654
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Oliver covers retail investment industry on Last Week Tonight
Replies: 114
Views: 15558

Re: John Oliver covers retail investment industry on Last Week Tonight

JASON ZWEIG who wrote, "Here Come the Bogleheads" in Money Magazine about our second Bogleheads Reunion, was on this episode of John Oliver. He spoke about index funds as being what financial advisors actually have in their own portfolios but don't usually tell their customers about. John ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun May 08, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Mother's Day to all the Bogleheads Moms
Replies: 1
Views: 721

Re: Happy Mother's Day to all the Bogleheads Moms

Thank you Mel,

for thinking of all the Bogleheads Mothers. I know I speak for all of us when I say we are so happy to have arrived here at our special forum. Endless thanks to Mr. Bogle-(Jack) :happy , Taylor, and Mel for showing us the way to financial freedom, which is very empowering.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 07, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Please Try Out Test Posts Here
Replies: 135
Views: 141374

Re: test post

Hi in_reality,

No apology needed. I was laughing so hard =) at how creative you three were, in response to me trying to ascertain if my computer would let me post here. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't, which keeps things interesting.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 07, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BOGLE! May 8, 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 3754

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BOGLE! May 8, 2016

Dear Mr. Bogle, Happy Birthday! I hope you will have a wonderful birthday with your family and friends, and that all your birthday wishes come true. I know your mother felt especially blessed when your birthday would fall on Mother's Day. I want to thank you again for all you do for the small inves...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 07, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Please Try Out Test Posts Here
Replies: 135
Views: 141374

Re: test post

Dearest in_reality, cheese_breath, and peppers,

Thank you for letting me you're all out there. You passed with FLYINGCOLORS! 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 07, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Please Try Out Test Posts Here
Replies: 135
Views: 141374

test post

test post
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 118
Views: 17284

Re: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Oh Taylor, I'm so happy to hear that you will be attending! :happy I'm not usually very, "Pushy," but for you it is so extremely important. We're all thankful for Mel's, "Badgering," too. =) I remember one year, both you and Mr. Bogle could not attend. That was the year he was s...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 19, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 118
Views: 17284

Re: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear Taylor, I know I speak for everyone when I say, you will be missed and the reunion won't be the same without you. I hope your circumstances change so you can in fact, attend. =-) Thank you for providing the link to the wonderful article written by Jason Zweig titled, "Here Come the Bogleh...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 118
Views: 17284

Re: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Thank you Mel, for your kind words. It will be so nice to see and visit with you again. Thank you also for always seeing to the largest and smallest of details that make these reunions, the wonderful events they are. I can't wait for the volunteer sheet to come around so I can help in some way. Wit...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 118
Views: 17284

Re: 2016 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Hi Mel, Thank you for letting us know. I'm so happy I'll be able to attend this year. I just filled out the registration form, and put the check in the late mail. It will be so nice to see Mr. Bogle again, and the friends i've made at the reunions, through the years. :happy I posted this announcemen...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 9TH BIRTHDAY TO THE BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 12
Views: 987

Re: HAPPY 9TH BIRTHDAY TO THE BOGLEHEADS FORUM

Thank you Mel , for letting us know. Has it been nine years already! Wow. The statistics you quoted are extremely impressive; " We get up to 4,000,000 hits per day from all over the globe. We get up to 70,000 visitors per day, again from all over the globe. Thank you Mr. Bogle for making the s...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?
Replies: 94
Views: 12122

Re: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?

Question: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?"

Answer: The same place where to buy, "Bad Boys" dress shirts. 8-)

I shop at Macy's when the shirts are on sale, for both the nice men and the bad boys.
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jan 04, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2016 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST
Replies: 657
Views: 25243

Re: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2016 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

2133.41

is my best guess.

Congratulations to Victoria F for winning the 2015 Contest!

And Thank you Taylor for holding these contests.
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Dec 25, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: My Christmas Gift to You
Replies: 60
Views: 5746

Re: My Christmas Gift to You

Dear Taylor, Thank you for this invaluable gift of our freedom. I can't begin to imagine the hardships, and character building experiences you lived through at such a young age. You lead by example on how a person of integrity, character, wisdom, and kindness acts. I can only say, I'm both blessed a...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle
Replies: 19
Views: 3789

Re: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle

Hi Taylor, Katie and John both say, "Hi," too and wish you the best. I also would like to add that the day before I met Mr. Bogle, at Bogleheads 2, I was so happy to meet you and Mel for the first time at the meeting room in our hotel in PA. You both gave me big hugs and it was wonderful ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle
Replies: 19
Views: 3789

Re: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle

Dear Taylor, and Mel, I would have written sooner, but we just got back from south shore at Lake Tahoe. There was finally snow there after about four years without any. What fun. It is wonderful to hear from you both, and I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. Thank you for writing about those wonderf...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle
Replies: 19
Views: 3789

Re: A Thanksgiving with Jack Bogle

Happy Thanksgiving to all,

Thank you Mr. Bogle, Taylor, and Mel for how much you give of yourselves, to us. I hope you all have a wonderful, restful, and joyful holiday with family and friends.

It is Katie's 22nd birthday today also, so I feel extremely thankful to celebrate both with her.
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)
Replies: 5
Views: 1719

Re: Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)

Thank you Taylor,

for reading my poem, and letting me know Mr. Bogle will appreciate it. He truly is an inspiration for all of us, just as your are also. =)

With best wishes and love to you always,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Congrats to Laura Dogu
Replies: 67
Views: 9060

Re: Congrats to Laura Dogu

Thank you for bringing this conversation up again, as I missed it when it was first posted.

Congratulations to Laura! By this time you have been Ambassador for about two and a half months. I know
they are very fortunate to have you.
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Guilty pleasures?
Replies: 123
Views: 13862

Re: Guilty pleasures?

Hi Kazper, Thanks for asking. 1.) Spending time with my daughter Katie; going shopping, to the movies, traveling. 2.) Enjoying my fragrant garden I recently planted with; peach and purple colored roses, honeysuckle, night-blooming jasmine, and a small lemon, and orange tree with sweet blossoms. I h...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)
Replies: 5
Views: 1719

Re: Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)

Thank you Patricia,

for your well wishes for Mr. Bogle, your kind words, and joining in with the fun.


I like your "bewitching" assessment of the many tricks out in the investing world.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Oct 25, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)
Replies: 5
Views: 1719

Early Happy Halloween to Mr. Bogle - A Treat =)

Dear Mr. Bogle, I know you are on many peoples' minds most every day. Halloween is coming so I wanted to give you a little treat before the day arrives. I hope others will join in here with our virtual Halloween Party. Remember dressing up, bobbing for apples, going house-to-house, trick-or-treating...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BOGLEHEADS 14 VIDEOS
Replies: 23
Views: 4936

Re: BOGLEHEADS 14 VIDEOS

Hi Dr. Rich, Thank you once again for recording the happenings of the Bogleheads Reunions, and posting them here, as a review for those who attended and to let those who weren't able to attend, to see and almost feel like they were there too. A separate thought: It is so nice to see you on the Vangu...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: 2015 Bogleheads Conference Message from Jack Bogle
Replies: 29
Views: 5495

Re: 2015 Bogleheads Conference Message from Jack Bogle

Hi Mr. Bogle, I'm sorry I missed this reunion and listening to your presentation, and seeing you again. Hopefully if our resident videographers had a chance to record this, I will be able to see you again, and listen to your presentation. You can be sure, I'm always watching for you when you appear...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The First Boglehead Conference -- 15 Years Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: The First Boglehead Conference -- 15 Years Ago

Hi Mel, You wrote, "Hi Kathleen, I still remember that big hug Jack gave you when we visited Vanguard during our second event." So do I Mel! That was one of the highlights of my life. I remember I had just arrived at the Vanguard Campus, and was admiring the ship model of the, "HMS Va...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The First Boglehead Conference -- 15 Years Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: The First Boglehead Conference -- 15 Years Ago

Hi Taylor, I'm so glad you posted about this 15 year milestone. I can't believe time can pass by so quickly. Although I wasn't able to attend the first reunion at your and Pat's home, I made sure to attend the second reunion. It was such a pleasure to meet you, and Mr. Bogle, Mel, and Gail. And like...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Two Questions [Fund overlap, Which bond fund]
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Two Questions [Fund overlap, Which bond fund]

1.) Can anyone show me how to calculate if there is overlap between these three funds, if I were to place them in a portfolio? Vanguard Wellesley Fund Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund Vanguard Long Term Government Bond Index Fund 2.) Would it be imprudent to replace Vanguard Total Bond Market I...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

Dear All, I'm sorry to say, I'm going to have to cancel our meeting of Saturday, 7/18/15 at the Marriott Marquis , due to a cancellation, and not having,firmly confirmed, RSVP attendance. At this point, on Wednesday, 7/15/15, I only have one other person besides myself who is confirmed and will be a...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

Hi All, To date, we only have four people, including myself who RSVPed, that they would be attending the meeting. I'm in a bind because I had to cancel the catered breakfast , because I needed 25 people to attend to avoid the hotel's $300.00 catering, room set-up fee. If I had 25 people signed up to...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING Hi Chapter 9 - SF/Bay Area Bogleheads AND Chapter 5 San Jose Bogleheads, To Review : What : SF/Bay Area AND San Jose Local Chapter Meeting - (During the, "Money Show") Where : Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 9410...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Being Mr. Bogle's Company has 3 Trillion Dollars
Replies: 15
Views: 2472

Being Mr. Bogle's Company has 3 Trillion Dollars

Being Mr. Bogle's Company has over 3 Trillion dollars under management, has anyone done the math for what his net monetary worth would have been, had he structured his company the way the other mutual fund companies have been structured? The reason I ask is that I'm going to attend, "The Money ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

Re: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, I posted at the Bay Area Diehards site, and emailed everyone on our email distribution list, about our next meeting,- In three weeks, and I'm also posting here again. - (I've updated all information, and deleted what no longer applies.) There has recently been interest in having another me...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

Re: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, I should have known better when the, "Money Show," says it won't cost anything for the meeting room. They don't charge, but the hotel does . This is the fee chart: For the electricity, the hotel charges by the WATT: 500 WATTS (5 AMPS) - $204 1000 WATTS (10AMPS) - $344 2000 WATTS ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, There has recently been interest in having another meeting of our San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter. I've been in contact with, Karoline Corbett, who sees to the booking of meeting rooms through, "The Money Show," held this year; 2015 on July 16 - 19. She has welcomed my request. Ei...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?
Replies: 21
Views: 4479

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?

Dear All, and 123-Thank you for "bumping this discussion since there's a mention of the "San Francisco MoneyShow" coming up in a few weeks." It might be a good idea for those in the SF/Bay Area to come up with some suggestions as to where we could meet regularly that meet certain...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]
Replies: 36
Views: 3889

Re: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]

Thanks Everyone for joining in to give Mel such a nice, "Virtual", festive, Birthday Party . Mel, You're, "Cool," even without an air conditioner! 8-) Hi Taylor, You're welcome. Thank you for your wonderful post about Mel. Hi Patriciamgr2, Thank you for your kind words. We starte...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]
Replies: 36
Views: 3889

Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]

Hi Mel,

Happy Birthday. Just wanted to let the Bogleheads Community know it is your birthday today. I hope all your birthday wishes come true.

Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday dear Mel,
Happy birthday to you!

That was 1/10 of the Boglettes singing to you. =)
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2717

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Hi again Mel,

I didn't know you had two sons! :oops:

Of course you are as proud of them, as they are of you, and I hope to have the opportunity to meet them someday. I know you must all be having a wonderful day together.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2717

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Happy Father's Day to you Mel, =)

Thank you for your kind words, and all your help and expertise through the years to help me with my investing goals, and advice on other matters also. I know your daughter is so very proud of you, and must be thrilled to have you as her dad.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2717

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Thank you Taylor, for your kind words. It is loving, strong men like you, that set the bar so high for the next generations. I know that your children are beyond proud of you, as you have always lead by example. I do think of both you and Mr. Bogle, as my sources of strength as father figures for m...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2717

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Happy Father's Day, To Taylor, and to Mr. Bogle, "The Father of Indexing," and to Mel, and to all the fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers and great-great grandfathers in our Bogleheads Community. Knowing many of you has enriched my life since the passing of my father on May 17, 2000...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 09, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle
Replies: 40
Views: 3712

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle

Hi stemikger,

You wrote, "Do you think Jack will see this!! I hope so!!"

Oh yes! Mr. Bogle sees everything. 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri May 08, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle
Replies: 40
Views: 3712

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle

Dear Mr. Bogle,

Happy Birthday. We all hope you have a wonderful birthday, and that all your birthday wishes come true.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 10
Views: 1658

Re: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freed

Dear All, I've tried to reach more people at our Facebook Bogleheads site which has 3,357 likes. To date, 1,924 people have been reached there: https://www.facebook.com/Bogleheads?ref=eyJzaWQiOiIwLjUyMzg5MjU2MzI3ODgwOTgiLCJxcyI6IkpUVkNKVEl5UW05bmJHVm9aV0ZrY3k1dmNtY2xNaklsTlVRIiwiZ3YiOiI5NGFkMGE1NTE2...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 17512

Re: Petition for Mr. Bogle:Presidential Medal of Freedom

Please make this happen. Mr. Bogle has given us so much, let's return the favor . Many thanks to D.M. from Fort Bragg, CA for starting this petition. We need 100,000 signatures. Deadline: 3/13/15. To date we have 285 signatures, from 36 states. I'd like to suggest that all the areas in our country ...

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