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Mum in Sepia

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Mum in Sepia
Mum in Sepia
© Nicole Kessel
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Rakesh Syal
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    Teriffic light, composition and details, Nicole!!!


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11/27/2005 6:37:22 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Love this in sepia Nicole, fantastic detail also! :)


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11/27/2005 6:53:19 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Love this in sepia Nicole, fantastic detail also! :)


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11/27/2005 6:53:58 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Beautiful floral image, Nicole, the sepia looks great!


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11/27/2005 7:11:15 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Gorgeous!!! Love the sepia!! mlg~


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11/27/2005 8:16:27 AM

 
Marie Fields
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BEAUTIFUL image, Nicole!!


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11/27/2005 9:01:18 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you Rakesh, Pamela, Deb, Michelle, and Marie for you lovely comments! :)


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11/27/2005 2:55:55 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Magnificent!!!!


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11/27/2005 3:18:45 PM

 
Kiran Voleti
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Nicole -
Good Composition - concept - color - caption
-k@n


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11/27/2005 4:48:38 PM

 
Sandra Freyler
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Love the tones! Beautiful image, Nicole!


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11/27/2005 5:27:40 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Nicole, excellent detail and composition.


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11/27/2005 7:01:02 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you Roxanne, Kiran, Sandra, and Janine for your nice comments!


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11/27/2005 7:38:28 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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STRIKING...the color and composition is perfect!


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11/28/2005 5:20:45 AM

 
Nadia W. Smith
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Just gorgeous!! Wow!!!


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11/28/2005 7:18:12 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you Gail and Nadia!! I appreciate your very nice comments!


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11/28/2005 9:02:52 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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FANTASTIC Nicole, WINNER!!!!


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11/28/2005 9:18:25 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Perfect in every way, Nicole!!


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11/28/2005 1:45:31 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Exquisite and stunning Nicole! Your choice of sepia is perfection. Another WINNER! Love this big time!


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11/28/2005 6:13:02 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you Daniel, Goshka, and Jill for your wonderful comments! They are so appreciated!


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11/28/2005 8:10:13 PM

 
Jonna Bergström  

Beautiful image with a great composition and light!


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11/29/2005 12:05:36 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you, Jonna!


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11/29/2005 9:56:03 PM

 
Angela Tull  

This came out very nice Nicole. I like the sepia look. This image looks like it wants to pop out and grab you. The details looks great.
~Angela


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11/30/2005 10:01:56 AM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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GORGEOUS...LOVE the sepia!! Great use of macro!!!


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12/1/2005 8:50:26 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you so much Angela and Alisha! :)


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12/1/2005 7:15:27 PM

 
Terrill Province
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Well, this is absolutely FABULOUS work here, Nicole!!! Beautiful fine art photography. Wonderful choices in comp and tone. Really special.


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12/8/2005 10:51:17 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you for your wonderful comments, Terrill!


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12/10/2005 8:05:09 AM

 

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WOW - this is just stunning! I love everything about it! :-)


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12/11/2005 1:57:34 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you so much, Kimberly!


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12/12/2005 8:11:06 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Your minipic is finalist !!Wonderful and so well deserved Nicole ! Congrats :O)


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1/21/2006 2:08:47 AM

 
Chris Macer  

Congrats on the finalist, Nicole! Very well done :)


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1/21/2006 6:12:03 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations!!!Love it!!


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1/21/2006 11:09:28 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Sylvia, Chris, and Hendrik, thank you for the nice comments!! This was one of my personal favorites and I was real disappointed in November when it didn't make finalist. So, I resubmitted it for December in another category. I'm so happy it made finalist this go around. THANK YOU ALL!


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1/21/2006 6:34:47 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Good for you for resubmitting this exceptional image, Nicole, just perfect and so dramatic in sepia. Congratulations on your outstanding finalists!


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1/21/2006 8:13:59 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Nicole!!!


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1/22/2006 1:54:01 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nicole!! :)


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1/22/2006 4:47:37 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you very much Deborah, Rakesh, and Jenny!


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1/22/2006 2:38:37 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Nicole, congrats!


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1/23/2006 6:07:47 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you, Deb! :)


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1/23/2006 9:12:18 PM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Congrats on getting 2nd place!!! WTG!!! mlg~


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1/24/2006 7:05:47 AM

 
Margie Hurwich
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Congrats!!!!!


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1/24/2006 7:12:08 AM

 
Robert M. Nicholson
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Congrats! You must of known...that's why you have it as your mini pic!


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1/24/2006 7:30:17 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on your WIN, Nicole! Gorgeous image!!


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1/24/2006 7:42:34 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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CONGRATULATIONS Nicole, BEAUTIFUL!!! Way to go girl!!


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1/24/2006 7:47:33 AM

 
Chris Macer  

Congrats on the win, Nicole!! WTG! Well deserved! :)


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1/24/2006 7:56:08 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Nicole :o)


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1/24/2006 8:25:05 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on this lovely winner, Nicole!!


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1/24/2006 8:45:24 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Nicole congratulations on your beautiful second win. Very nice.

Kerby


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1/24/2006 9:04:02 AM

 
Amanda Price
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Nicole, this is outstanding! You've grown so much, it's just delightful to see you winning! Congratulations!


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1/24/2006 9:06:49 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Nicole, congrats!


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1/24/2006 9:31:31 AM

 
Megan p
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Gorgeous Nicole, great win!!!!Congrats!


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1/24/2006 9:39:27 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Nicole, big congrats to you!


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1/24/2006 10:21:13 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Nicole, on this very dramatic second place win! Wonderful!


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1/24/2006 10:36:37 AM

 
Terrill Province
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So happy for you ~ well deserved win!!!


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1/24/2006 11:06:06 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful and dramatic, Nicole - congratulations on your win!


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1/24/2006 12:40:28 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats, Nicole!


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1/24/2006 1:22:02 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your wins, Nicole -- love the sepia effect on this one!


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1/24/2006 1:57:18 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Fantastic image, Nicole!!! Big congratulations on your win!!!


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1/24/2006 2:58:05 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations on your second place winner!!!


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1/24/2006 3:05:27 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Nicole!!


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1/24/2006 4:13:01 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Michelle, Margie, Rob, Marie, Barbara, Chris, Sylvia, Goshka, Kerby, Amanda, Claudia, Meagan, Deb, Terry, Terrill, Deborah, Kathleen, Kay, Sharon, Hendrik, and Jenny... WOW, Thankyou for the wonderful support!!!


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1/24/2006 4:46:42 PM

 
Linda Proctor
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Congratulations Nicole!! Beautiful winner!!!


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1/24/2006 4:55:00 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Nicole!!!


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1/24/2006 5:00:47 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On A Beautiful Image And Your Win Nicole!!


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1/24/2006 5:13:16 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your WIN Nicole! This is so beautiful in sepia. Way to go!!!!


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1/24/2006 8:31:52 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations Nicole!


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1/24/2006 8:37:20 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Gorgeous light! It almost looks metallic! Congratulations on your win, Nicole!!


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1/24/2006 11:08:26 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this fine winner Nicole


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1/25/2006 5:19:37 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Linda, Donna, Terry, Jill, Corinne, Cora, and Donna N., thank you all!!


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1/25/2006 11:26:55 AM

 
Angela Tull  

Congratulations! I knew this was a winner, I feel like I have the eye for picking them but not making them... :O)
I'm so pleased for you.
~Angela


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1/25/2006 4:40:51 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you, Angela! I appreciate it!


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1/25/2006 6:21:29 PM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Big Congrats on this STUNNING winner Nicole!!!

If you go back to the top you'll see I was the first to scream WINNER LOL!!!


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1/26/2006 2:41:54 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

I may not have re-submited it if it weren't for the support I got from people like yourself! So thank you, Daniel!! :)


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1/27/2006 8:31:01 PM

 
Bill Morgenstern
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Congratulations on a fine image and win!

Bill


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1/28/2006 6:04:21 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Striking image! The tones, details and composition are superb here! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Nicole!
Monika


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1/28/2006 8:22:01 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Bill and Monika, thank you both so much for taking the time to comment on my image! :)


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1/28/2006 9:23:30 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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This is such a stunning picture Nicole, one of my favorites. Congradulations on your Second Place Win.


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2/6/2006 8:05:52 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you for the nice comment, Mary!


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2/8/2006 3:29:55 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Nicole!

Cathy :)


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2/13/2006 3:00:04 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you very much, Cathy!


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2/14/2006 9:28:46 PM

 
Stefan G
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Lovely graphics, very well done!


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3/19/2006 11:42:39 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thanks Stefan!


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3/23/2006 6:28:19 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very nice winning image. I like the tones, lines and high contrast!


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5/16/2006 11:36:59 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Thank you, Donna!


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5/19/2006 6:00:45 PM

 
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