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  1. Lunch and Lecture: Ceramic Vitality—Contemporary Women in the New African Gallery

    Friday, June 2 | 11 am

    Elizabeth Perrill, consulting curator for African art at the NCMA and an associate professor at UNC–Greensboro, focuses on African ceramics. Her research specialization in...

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  2. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Saturday, June 3 | 9 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  3. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Saturday, June 3 | 10:15 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  4. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Saturday, June 3 | 11:30 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 3 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  6. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Saturday, June 3 | 1:30 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  7. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Saturday, June 3 | 3 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  8. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, June 4 | 9 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  9. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, June 4 | 10:15 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  10. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Sunday, June 4 | 11:30 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  11. Family Renaissance Fair

    Sunday, June 4 | Noon

    Step back in time and visit Venice for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations, and art-making for the whole family! Princesses and kings,...

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  12. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 4 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  13. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Sunday, June 4 | 1:30 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  14. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Sunday, June 4 | 3 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  15. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Monday, June 5 | 12 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  16. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Monday, June 5 | 9 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  17. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Monday, June 5 | 10:15 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  18. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Monday, June 5 | 11:30 am

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  19. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    SOLD OUT - Monday, June 5 | 1:30 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  20. Monica Bill Barnes & Company Museum Workout

    Monday, June 5 | 3 pm

    Tickets are available through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or online.

    Museum Workout blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour....

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  21. Four Voices: Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, & Indigo Girls Amy Ray & Emily Saliers

    Sold Out - Monday, June 5 | 8 pm

    Legendary artists and longtime friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in...

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  22. Summer Camp: My Pet Project, Ages 8–9

    Monday, June 5 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from our favorite animals,...

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  23. Summer Camp: My Pet Project, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 5 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from our favorite animals,...

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  24. What’s in the Box?: Animals - 6/8/2017

    Thursday, June 8 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  25. What’s in the Box?: Animals - 6/8/2017

    Thursday, June 8 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  26. What’s in the Box?: Animals - 6/8/2017

    Thursday, June 8 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  27. Tegan and Sara, with Vagabon

    Friday, June 9 | 8 pm

    Over eight albums and nearly two decades, Tegan and Sara Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Canada, have evolved from a folk duo to acclaimed indie-rockers and then to a...

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  28. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 10 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  29. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 10 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  30. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 10 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  31. Arrival

    Saturday, June 10 | 9 pm

    Arrival 
    (2016) Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. (116 min.) PG-13

    A breathtaking alien-invasion movie in which introspection...

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  32. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 11 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  33. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 11 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  34. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 11 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  35. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  36. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  37. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  38. Middle School Workshop: A Story to Tell, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Tell your story in your own way. Explore the many ways art is used to communicate ideas and...

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  39. Kaleo, with Albin Lee Meldau

    Tuesday, June 13 | 8 pm

    It’s fun to catch a wave, especially one that comes all the way from Iceland! Kaleo, the skyrocketing indie-rock band from near Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik,...

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  40. Hell or High Water

    Friday, June 16 | 9 pm

    Hell or High Water
    (2016) Directed by David Mackenzie. Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges. (102 min.) R

    A string of robberies plagues a dusty East Texas chain of branch...

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  41. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 17 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  42. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 17 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 17 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  44. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    Saturday, June 17 | 9 pm

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 
    (2016) Directed by David Yates. Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterson, Colin Farrell. (133 min.) PG-13

    J. K. Rowling waves her wand...

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  45. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 18 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  46. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 18 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  47. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 18 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  48. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, with Amanda Shires

    Sold out - Sunday, June 18 | 8 pm

    Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell comes from northern Alabama and is closely tied to the fabled southern musical enclave of Muscle Shoals, whose studios produced some of the...

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  49. Middle School Workshop: A Week with Nature, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Get up close and personal with nature in the Museum Park and in the galleries. See how...

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  50. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  51. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  52. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  53. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, June 22 | 10:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  54. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, June 22 | 11:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  55. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, June 22 | 1:15 pm

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  56. Sully

    Friday, June 23 | 9 pm

    Sully 
    (2016) Directed by Clint Eastwood. Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney. (96 min.) PG-13

    The story of the Miracle on the Hudson is well known, the day when pilot...

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  57. Family Fun Saturdays: Picture the South

    Saturday, June 24 | 10 am

    What do you love about the people and places around you? Take inspiration from artist Eudora Welty’s photographs (on view in the free exhibition Looking South) to capture...

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  58. Studio Class: Self-Portrait Photography

    Saturday, June 24 | 10 am

    Photographer Mijoo Kim leads a class in connection with the exhibition Looking South: Photographs by Eudora Welty. It’s centered on expressing one’s identity through the...

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  59. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 24 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  60. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 24 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  61. Family Fun Saturdays: Picture the South

    Saturday, June 24 | 1 pm

    What do you love about the people and places around you? Take inspiration from artist Eudora Welty’s photographs (on view in the free exhibition Looking South) to capture...

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  62. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 24 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  63. Sheryl Crow, with Aaron Lee Tasjan

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, June 24 | 8 pm

    A nine-time Grammy winner, Sheryl Crow is an American music icon. Her eight studio albums have sold 35 million copies worldwide. In addition to such No. 1 hits as “All I...

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  64. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 25 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  65. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 25 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  66. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 25 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  67. Teen Summer Workshops: Pattern Generation

    Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Instructor: Harriet Hoover

    Inspired by works from the permanent collection and Museum Park, artists explore the generative power of pattern and decoration to create...

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  68. Teen Summer Workshops: Artist Books

    Monday, June 26 | 1 pm

    Instructor: Marguerite Jay Gignoux

    Explore the book as a dynamic sculptural form. Students learn about accordion, coptic, and altered book forms. We’ll draw inspiration...

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  69. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  70. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  71. Middle School Workshop: Ready. Set. Draw., Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Do you keep a sketchbook or always find yourself doodling? Come and find endless inspiration...

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  72. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  73. Two-Day Immersive Workshop: Art and Environment, June 27-28

    Tuesday, June 27 | 9:30 am

    Using the galleries and Museum Park, participants explore how artists use the outdoors as material, subject, and inspiration to help us experience the environment in new...

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