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Guarding the Seas

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Guarding the Seas
Guarding the Seas
Portland Head Lighthouse, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    What a beautiful place and capture, Courtenay. Perfect composition and colors.


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11/20/2009 5:35:17 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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A beautiful capture of Portland Head!! Jeff


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11/20/2009 5:54:42 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Yikes...I was 50/50 on posting this view today! Whew! :-) This is a beautiful lighthouse, and you captured it perfectly. Love those colors!


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11/20/2009 6:07:00 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Wonderful composition and colors Courtenay! Lovely image!


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11/20/2009 6:24:42 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Very kewl capture as not many people take it from this side, well done.


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11/20/2009 6:27:59 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Gorgeous view of this historic lighthouse, Courtenay!


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11/20/2009 7:23:28 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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I love this perspective...and you captured it very effectively. Well composed with excellent lighting. Very good work.


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11/20/2009 7:36:42 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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This was the best view that day....what a beauty and love that sky!


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11/20/2009 8:18:54 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Ahhhhh, I smell that ocean....one scent that I miss in Missouri. Beautiful capture....love it! I am getting a shipment of Maine lobsters for my b'day!


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11/20/2009 9:59:35 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Beautiful, Courtenay...a gorgeous view of the rocky coastline, wonderfully colored sea and sky and the pristine white lighthouse rising above it all - those red-colored roofs add a beautiful touch!


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11/20/2009 10:02:49 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Beautiful capture, nice colors and great sky!


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11/20/2009 12:18:55 PM

 
Sharon 
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Absolutley beautiful, Courtenay!!! Have yourself a great weekend.


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11/20/2009 12:21:43 PM

 
John Connolly
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An excellent title for this fabulous coastal scene Courtenay! I am really impressed with the lighting and shadows!


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11/20/2009 1:17:40 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Gorgeous capture and view, Courtenay!!


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11/20/2009 1:53:50 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Fantastic Capture Court!!
I Love your PoV
Seldom Seen
Very Unique!! ;0) ;0)


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11/20/2009 3:01:13 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Just gorgeous, Courtenay. A popular site for posting on November 20.


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11/20/2009 4:43:41 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Right off a travel brochure Courtenay, beautiful job


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11/20/2009 5:21:09 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful color & POV, Courtenay.


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11/20/2009 6:08:58 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Fantastic colors, tones, detail, clarity, lighting, pov & mood captrued here, Courtenay! Super beautiful job on this!
Hope you have a relaxing weekend,my friend- you deserve it!


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11/20/2009 7:01:45 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Postcard Perfect photo, Courtenay!


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11/20/2009 7:58:08 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Great pov and comp Courtenay!!! And the colours are just beautiful!!! Sure was fresh there that day wasn't it!!! Ding Ding Ken :-)


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11/20/2009 9:44:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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beautiful comp and capture!


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11/20/2009 10:44:42 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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WOW>>>>> gorgeous!!!! What a POV!!! Beautiful color and composition!!! Perfect!


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11/21/2009 7:10:08 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Wow... gorgeous for sure!!! Excellent pov, colors and light, Courtenay!!!


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11/21/2009 7:35:21 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Excellent shot BDB!!!
What beautiful colors!!
Terrific POV and comp!!!

~J~


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11/21/2009 11:42:55 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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How very very beautiful, Courtenay!!!

Your sight is a couple of days ahead of mine but I'll catch up soon!!! LOLOL :-) k


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11/21/2009 1:00:54 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Wow what a beautiful capture Courtenay!! Love how your composition pulls you right in. Wonderful work!


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11/21/2009 11:18:47 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Wonderful work in this soooo beautiful capture, Courtenay!


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11/24/2009 8:10:18 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Ohhhh...this is BEAUTIFUL!! So perfectly composed...and the details are excellent. GORGEOUS, Courtenay!! Deb


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11/24/2009 8:48:51 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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So beautiful- amazing capture of this beautiful lighthouse!


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11/24/2009 7:12:40 PM

 
Heidi Knight
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Stunning capture here, Courtenay!!!


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11/25/2009 12:10:12 AM

 

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Great POV and I like how you took this on the other side of the Portland Head. Well Done. I have photographed there many times..


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11/25/2009 8:00:00 AM

 
Wm Nosal
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Beautiful Shot!


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11/28/2009 3:10:53 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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Congrats on being a finalist, this is a beauty,Doug


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12/15/2009 1:54:37 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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What a beautiful shot, Courtenay! Congratulations on your well deserved FINALIST!


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12/15/2009 2:34:04 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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HUGE congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist and best of luck in the next round, Courtenay!!! WTG


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12/15/2009 2:50:57 PM

 
Jack Ryan
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Well deserved...congratulations, Courtenay.


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12/15/2009 2:58:01 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge congratulations to you Courtenay, very well deserved!!


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12/15/2009 3:40:07 PM

 
Sharon 
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WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! WTG, Courtenay. Congratulations on this amazing & well deserved finalist. You did a stellar job... you can see the detail in the lighthouse and you had to be a fair distance away. Bravo!


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12/15/2009 4:09:32 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist!


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12/15/2009 4:22:19 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Courtenay on your beautiful finalist!


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12/15/2009 4:44:44 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Way to go, Ms Vanderbilt!! :-) Congrats on your beautiful finalist!!


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12/15/2009 4:46:01 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Big congrats here, well done!


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12/15/2009 4:57:42 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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I TOLD You This Was Special
Your Unique Perspective Shines Again Court!!
Congratulations!!


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12/15/2009 5:45:21 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Gorgeous finalist, Courtenay! Congratulations!!


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12/15/2009 6:16:50 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Congratulations Courtnay of this wonderful finalist.
JP


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12/15/2009 6:17:22 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist Court!


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12/15/2009 6:55:12 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this beauty! What a day this was!!!


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12/15/2009 6:57:38 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Courtenay!


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12/15/2009 7:04:07 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this AWESOME finalist, Courtenay!!! :-) k


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12/15/2009 7:30:19 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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My all time favorite lighthouse and I love your point of view here!
Congratulations on this terrific Finalist Courtenay!


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12/15/2009 7:33:57 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist, Courtenay!


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12/15/2009 7:38:23 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATZ Courtenay on this very beautiful Finalist! Good Luck in the next round!

UB.


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12/15/2009 8:00:58 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!


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12/15/2009 11:48:18 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Courtenay!!!


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12/16/2009 12:59:33 AM

 
Val Feldman
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So beautiful! Huge congratulations, Courtenay, on this fantastic Finalist and best of luck in the upcoming rounds! ~Val


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12/16/2009 5:01:49 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats on this outstanding image Courtenay!!!!! WTG!!!!


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12/16/2009 6:12:16 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Big Congratulations!! Wonderful bright and bold colors Courtenay!!
Love the comp on this lovely image!


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12/16/2009 7:23:08 AM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Courtenay!


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12/16/2009 8:56:51 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is so BEAUTIFUL, Courtenay!! Wish I could have been there. Congratulations on your GORGEOUS finalist!!! jsb


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12/16/2009 9:32:52 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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I love it! Congratulations, Courtenay!


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12/16/2009 10:02:41 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Just outstanding, Courtenay. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist.


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12/16/2009 11:47:36 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!!!!!!!!


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12/16/2009 12:26:11 PM

 
John Connolly
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Huge congratulations on your Finalist Award Courtenay, let hope it makes it into the next round!


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12/16/2009 1:23:32 PM

 
Nancy J. Locke
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SUPER CONGRATS, DEAR COURTENAY!!!

WOOT!!! WTG!!!

Hugs, Nancy J Locke


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12/16/2009 3:23:55 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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Photobucket

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving Finalist! 8o)


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12/16/2009 3:49:30 PM

 
Monica Mermoz
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This is very beautiful, Courtenay! Big congratulations on your finalist award, and good luck in the next round!


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12/16/2009 3:53:56 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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HEYYYYYYYYYYYY Courtenay, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, my friend! WTg!


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12/16/2009 7:03:43 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this finalist, Courtenay!!


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12/16/2009 8:12:06 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!


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12/17/2009 6:58:45 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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WTG Courtenay!! Big congratulations on this outstanding finalist!!


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12/17/2009 6:54:27 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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Good Morning Courtenay and a very very MERRY CHRISTMAS to you.
Your images are better and better.
Congratulations again.


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12/18/2009 4:44:10 AM

 
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