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๐ŸŽ‰ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐˜† ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฒ! ๐ŸŽ‰
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๐Ÿงฌ ๐™ฑ๐š›๐šŽ๐š ๐š‹๐šข ๐š…๐šŠ๐š›๐š ๐™บ๐šŽ๐š—๐š—๐šŽ๐š•๐šœ, ๐™ฑ๐š˜๐š˜๐š๐š’๐šŽ ๐š’๐šœ ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š™๐š›๐š˜๐š๐šž๐šŒ๐š ๐š˜๐š ๐šŠ๐š— ๐š˜๐šž๐š๐šŒ๐š˜๐šœ๐šœ ๐š–๐šŠ๐š๐š’๐š—๐š ๐š‹๐šŽ๐š๐š ๐šŽ๐šŽ๐š— ๐šŠ๐š— ๐™ต๐™ฒ๐™ธ ๐š•๐š’๐š—๐šŽ ๐š‹๐š’๐š๐šŒ๐š‘ ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐šŠ ๐™บ๐™ฝ๐™ฟ๐š… ๐š‹๐š•๐š˜๐š˜๐š๐š•๐š’๐š—๐šŽ ๐š๐š˜๐š.
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๐Ÿ’ญ ๐š๐šŠ๐š’๐šœ๐š’๐š—๐š ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐š๐šŽ๐šŸ๐šŽ๐š•๐š˜๐š™๐š’๐š—๐š ๐™ฑ๐š˜๐š˜๐š๐šœ ๐š ๐šŠ๐šœ ๐š๐š›๐šž๐š•๐šข ๐š•๐š’๐š”๐šŽ ๐š•๐š’๐šŸ๐š’๐š—๐š ๐š ๐š’๐š๐š‘ ๐šŠ ๐š™๐šŽ๐šœ๐š”๐šข ๐š•๐š’๐š๐š๐š•๐šŽ ๐š‹๐š›๐š˜๐š๐š‘๐šŽ๐š›.
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๐Ÿ™ ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐š—๐šข ๐š™๐šŽ๐š˜๐š™๐š•๐šŽ ๐šŒ๐š˜๐š—๐š๐š›๐š’๐š‹๐šž๐š๐šŽ๐š ๐šœ๐š’๐š๐š—๐š’๐š๐š’๐šŒ๐šŠ๐š—๐š๐š•๐šข ๐š๐š˜ ๐š‘๐š’๐šœ ๐šž๐š™๐š‹๐š›๐š’๐š—๐š๐š’๐š—๐š, ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ๐š๐š˜๐š›๐šŽ ๐š๐š˜ ๐š‘๐š’๐šœ ๐š˜๐š—๐š๐š˜๐š’๐š—๐š ๐šœ๐šž๐šŒ๐šŒ๐šŽ๐šœ๐šœ.
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๐Ÿง  ๐š†๐šŽ ๐šŠ๐š•๐š• ๐š๐š‘๐š’๐š—๐š” ๐š˜๐š ๐š‘๐š’๐š– ๐š๐šŠ๐š’๐š•๐šข, ๐š‹๐šž๐š ๐š˜๐š— ๐š๐š‘๐š’๐šœ ๐š๐šŠ๐šข ๐š–๐š˜๐šœ๐š ๐š˜๐š ๐šŠ๐š•๐š•.
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๐Ÿ˜ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ผ๐˜†.
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โค๏ธ ๐—”๐—น๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€ โค๏ธ
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#dogtrainer #dogtraining #dogslife #dogsofinsta #dogsofinstagram #dogsofmelbourne #realworlddogtraining #hopeisnotaplanofaction #malinois #instamalinois #lifeofboogie #belgianmalinois #vargkennels #puppydevelopment #workingdog #belgianshepherd #clickertraining #k9 #performancevsappearance
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๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ, ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜€ - ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—บ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ฒ.

โญ I met Dave well over a decade ago, and he was was a truly stellar human being in every sense of the term.

โœˆ๏ธ He always had a thirst for adventure and travel, and marched to the beat of his own drum.

๐Ÿˆ He was a competitor and an athlete with a permanent smile, an astute sense of humour, and a laugh that everybody wanted to join in with.

โค๏ธ Dave was always there for his mates - heโ€™d work for nothing to help us all out, always there for a chat, and as loyal as all get-out.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Dave also helped me set up our training center on a number of occasions, and made a big deal about how proud he was of the balls I had on me to make this move.

๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—บ.

๐Ÿ’ก Being a man in the world isn't all about advantages - suicide, depression, self harm, problematic coping strategies and a ton of other 'good stuff' disproportionately affects us.

๐—œ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐˜†๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„, ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฎ โ€˜๐——๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜โ€™ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ.

๐Ÿ’ช Dave was always one of the โ€™strong onesโ€™, so donโ€™t forget to check in on those that you consider to be bulletproof. Make sure you really ask, and really listen - and let them know why you appreciate them, and what they mean to you.

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ For anyone reading this that is going through some shit right now - please, speak up. If you canโ€™t talk to your friends or family, then give this number a call:

๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ:๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฏ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ

#menshealth #suicideprevention #checkonyourmates #mentalhealth
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๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ, ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜€ - ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—บ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ฒ.

โญ I met Dave well over a decade ago, and he was was a truly stellar human being in every sense of the term.

โœˆ๏ธ He always had a thirst for adventure and travel, and marched to the beat of his own drum.

๐Ÿˆ He was a competitor and an athlete with a permanent smile, an astute sense of humour, and a laugh that everybody wanted to join in with.

โค๏ธ Dave was always there for his mates - heโ€™d work for nothing to help us all out, always there for a chat, and as loyal as all get-out.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Dave also helped me set up our training center on a number of occasions, and made a big deal about how proud he was of the balls I had on me to make this move.

๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—บ.

๐Ÿ’ก Being a man in the world isn't all about advantages - suicide, depression, self harm, problematic coping strategies and a ton of other 'good stuff' disproportionately affects us.

๐—œ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐˜†๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„, ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฎ โ€˜๐——๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜โ€™ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ.

๐Ÿ’ช Dave was always one of the โ€™strong onesโ€™, so donโ€™t forget to check in on those that you consider to be bulletproof. Make sure you really ask, and really listen - and let them know why you appreciate them, and what they mean to you.

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ For anyone reading this that is going through some shit right now - please, speak up. If you canโ€™t talk to your friends or family, then give this number a call:

๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ:๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฏ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ

#menshealth #suicideprevention #checkonyourmates #mentalhealth
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๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ "๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ด๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—น๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ป."
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๐Ÿ“† ๐˜ž๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฃ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง @wardoggduco

๐Ÿง  ๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ธ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ผ'๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ.

๐Ÿ’ก Rick and Duco fought together on the battlefield, forging a bond that not many will ever know - and fewer could hope to understand.
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๐Ÿ‘Š It's often said that nobody can cheat the reaper, ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜‹๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฏ'๐˜ต ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ.
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๐Ÿ˜ช From the bottom of all our hearts we wish the Hogg family our most sincere condolences and support.
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๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐——๐—จ๐—–๐—ข
โค๏ธ A magnificent K9 and beloved friend to a chosen few, gone far too soon โค๏ธ
โšก May you live forever smashing HVT's in Valhalla โšก
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๐—š๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—”๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ด ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ผ
๐Ÿฑ ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ
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So Duco went to be with the Lord today. Words do not begin to describe how I feel about losing Duco, I have lost a part of me. Know this, Duco lived, and lived an incredible life and I was blessed to be a part of his life.
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I want to thank everyone for your thoughts and prayers for Duco and my family during this difficult time. Please continue to pray for us.
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๐—›๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—œ ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ผ. ๐—œ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ผโ€™๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ.
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The @sofdogduco page will now act as a memorial page to honor him.
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๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—š๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ - The bond between a SOF handler & his K9 is eternal, trusting each other in a nameless language.
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