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#1. Yes it is, because you can only be brave if you're scared. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#2. Our inhumane neighbors, instead of sympathizing with us tauntingly proclaim the healthfulness if their won cities ... - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#3. Emma is a mattress who got thrown off the truck when her parents split up. It's not like you can blame a mattress when people don't tie it down tight enough. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#4. The difference between forgetting something and not remembering it is big enough to drive an eighteen-wheeler through.) - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#5. I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#6. I think maybe I might have to do what some other authors do, which is do a variation on my name, just to send readers the message that, 'Yep, this is me, but this is a different part of me. So brace yourself.' - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#7. Does being forced to sit in time-out ever make little kids stop putting cats in the dishwasher or drawing on white walls with purple marker? Of course not. It teaches them to be sneaky and guarantees that when they get to high school they'll love detention because it's a great place to sleep. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#8. I'd given him bits and pieces of my peculiar life, but colored softer and funnier than they had been. I'd painted my dad as Don Quixote in a semi, on a quest for philosophical truths and the best cup of coffee in the nation. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#9. There is a beast in my gut, I can hear it scraping away at the inside of my ribs. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#10. My only choice was to fight my way out, even if I didn't think I would make it. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#11. I hate winter. I've lived in Syracuse my whole life and I hate winter. It starts too early and ends too late. No one likes it. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#12. How could filling in a bunch of blanks and writing a fluffy essay about the 'moment of significance' in my life let them know if I was good enough to go here? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#13. There is no safer. There's not even safe, never has been. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#14. The number doesn't matter. If I got down to 070.00, I'd want to be 065.00. If I weight 010.00, I wouldn't be happy until I got down to 005.00. The only number that would ever be enough is 0. Zero pounds, zero life, size zero, double-zero, zero point. Zero in tennis is love. I finally get it. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#15. Like most blacks in Philadelphia, Eliza was free. She said Philadelphia was the best city for freed slaves or freeborn Africans. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#16. The next time you work on your trees, don't think about trees. Think about love, or hate, or joy, or rage
whatever makes you feel something, makes your palms sweat or your toes curl. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#17. He says a million things without saying a word. I have never heard a more eloquent
silence. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#18. I am angry that I starved my brain and that I sat shivering in my bed at night instead of dancing or reading poetry or eating ice cream or kissing a boy ... - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#19. People who have to announce that they are trustworthy deserve to be lied to. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#20. The winds of the desert have names. They feed on the bodies of broken children and rip out the beating hearts of men. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#21. Did you read last nights assignments?" Say "yes'" and get hammered again. Say "no'" and the same thing would happen. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#22. You're the one who doesn't understand, I've been standing on the edge with you for years. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#23. I knew how much it hurt to be the daughter of people who can't see you, not even if you are standing in front of them stomping your feet. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#24. Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what's left sound natural. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#25. Most life is spent doing things we don't want to do. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#26. Well ... It might be a little broken.'
'A little broken is still broken,' I pointed out.
'But fixable. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#27. I am an iceberg drifting toward the edge of the map. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#28. It's easier not to say anything. Shut your trap, button your lip, can it. All that crap you hear on TV about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. Nobody really wants to hear what you have to say. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#29. I want to be in fifth grade again. Now, that is a deep dark secret, almost as big as the other one. Fifth grade was easy
old enough to play outside without Mom, too young to go off the block. The perfect leash length. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#30. be aggressive, BE-BE Aggressive! B-E
A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#31. The world is crazy. You need a license to drive a car and go fishing. You don't need a license to start a family. Two people have sex and BAM! Perfectly innocent kid is born whose life will be screwed up by her parents forever. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#32. The rest of the class looked away. He [Jonas} was a quiet freak, not a zombie. The horde would not protect him. They'd stand by and watch the culling. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#33. Wats yr typ?
people who can spell - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#34. Now you are burnt-out husks, your spirits haggard, sere, always breeding over your wanderings long and hard, your hearts never lifting with any joy - you've suffered far too much. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#35. The world turns upside down every day. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#36. This is not our fight', the old man said. 'British or American, that is not the choice. You must choose your own side, find your road through the valley of darkness that will lead you to the river Jordan ... Look hard for your river Jordan, my child. You'll find it. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#37. I don't know anything. My trees suck. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#38. There is nothing wrong with me. These are really sick people, sick that you can see. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#39. I open up a paper clip and scratch it across the inside of my left wrist. Pitiful. If a suicide attempt is a cry for help, then what is this? A whimper, a peep? I draw little windowcracks of blood, etching line after line until it stops hurting. It looks like I arm-wrestled a rosebush. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#40. I wanted to pull down a book, open it proper, and gobble up page after page - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#41. Ghosts are waiting in the shadows of the room, patient dull shimmers. The others can see them, too, I know it. We're all afraid to talk about what stares at us from the dark. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#42. Write about the emotions you fear the most. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#43. You're not dead but you're not alive. You're a wintergirl. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#44. Look at the stupid, poor people. Look at the stupid, poor, burned-out people. Look at the stupid, poor, burned-out people, look at their dead baby. It's death porn for the masses. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#45. And then a new screen, one I had never seen before, never even heard of popped up. It gave me a choice. I could become the new Lord of Darkness myself, or I could take a gamble and be reincarnated. I chose wisely. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#46. Sometimes when I find myself very irritated about a topic, I know it's my next book. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#47. I wasn't going to let her sucker me into being her friend again just so she could turn around and crush me one more time. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#48. I would never be popular. I didn't want to be; I liked being shy. I'd never be the smartest or the hottest or the happiest. By eighth grade you start to figure out your limits. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#49. Don't forget how to be gentle," she warned. "Don't let the hardness of the world steal the softness of your heart. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#50. The laws of the universe dictate that for every positive action, there is an unequal and sucky reaction. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#51. I wish I had cancer. I will burn in hell for that, but it's true. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#52. Tell me this is a nightmare - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#53. He doesn't see my breasts or my waist or my hips. He only sees the nightmare. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#54. In one aspect, yes, I believe in ghosts, but we create them. We haunt ourselves. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#55. We are studying American history for the ninth time in nine years. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#56. Maybe that was why I wanted to slap so many of the zombies; they had no idea how freaking lucky they were. Lucky and ignorant, happy little rich kids who believed in Santa Claus and the tooth fairy and thought that life was supposed to be fair. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#57. I need a new friend. I need a friend, period. Not a true friend, nothing close or share clothes or sleepover giggle giggle yak yak. Just a pseudo-friend, disposable friend. Friend as accessory. Just so I don't feel or look so stupid. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#58. We've fallen down on our responsibility to our children by somehow creating this world where they're surrounded by images of sexuality; and yet, we as adults struggle to talk to kids honestly about sex, the rules of dignity and consent. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#59. Didn't help to ponder things that were forever gone. It only made a body restless and fill up with bees, all wanting to sting something. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#60. What do I want?
The answer to that question does not exist. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#61. The good soldier swears to kill. Fire the cannon, mount the barricade, lock and load. Smell your brother's blood on your shirt. Wipe your sister's brains off your face. Die, if you have to, so they'll live. Kill to keep your people alive, live to kill some more. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#62. Until then we're going to keep making memories like this, moments when we're the only two people in the whole world. And when we get scared or lonely or confused, we'll pull out these memories and wrap them around us and they'll make us feel safe. And strong. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#63. In the spring of fifth grade, the boob fairy arrived with her wand and smacked Cassie wicked hard. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#64. If I ever form a clan, we'll be the anti-cheerleaders and walk under the bleacher forming mild acts of mayhem. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#65. I wake up breathing dirt. I cough and spit out the pebbles in my mouth, but when I inhale again, wet clots of clay fill my lungs. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#66. We were secret sisters with a plan for world domination, potential bubbling around us like champagne. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#67. You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#68. I knew it!" He pumps a fist into the air. "You've fallen in love with me. You want to have my babies. We'll get a team of horses and a covered wagon and we'll journey to South America and raise goats. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#69. How could men who liked cats be bad? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#70. Odysseus had twenty years to shed his battle skin. My grandfather left the battlefield in France and rode home in a ship that crawled across the ocean slowly so he could catch his breath. I get on a plane in hell and get off, hours later, at home. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#71. I am a gluttonous, gorging failure. A waste. My body isn't used to high-sugar carbs laced with witchcraft. It can barely cope with soup and crackers. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#72. Love messes you up and makes you do strange things. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#73. I pushed my ragged mouth against the mirror. A thousand crushed bleeding lips pushed back at me ... - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#74. A wide valley of the dead spread out below me, hundreds of them gently tucked into the ground in neat rows, their whispers frozen into the stones above them: I am here. I was here. Remember me. Remember. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#75. How did I get like this? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#76. CONJUGATE THIS:
I cut class, you cut class, he, she, it cuts class. We cut class, they cut class. We all cut class. I cannot say this in Spanish because I did not go to Spanish today. Gracias a dios. Hasta luego. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#77. Homework is not an option. My bed is sending out serious nap rays. I can't help myself. The fluffy pillows and warm comforter are more powerful than I am. I have no choice but to snuggle under the covers. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#78. Each reader has to find her or his own message within a book. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#79. I am an owl, bird of the night. I see everything. I know everything. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#80. We are crayons and lunchboxes and swinging so high our sneakers punch holes in the clouds. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#81. Kids are mostly very resilient. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#82. All of my answers were drawings of armored unicorns. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#83. I handed my tools. The two of them reached down to help me out of the crater I'd dug. 'Isn't that a little deep?' Yoda asked. 'It'll help the roots get established,' I explained. 'Established where? China? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#84. My face becomes a Picasso sketch, my body slicing into pieces. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#85. So, she tells me, the words dribbling out with the cranberry muffin crumbs, commas dunked in her coffee. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#86. I scared myself, because once you've thought long and hard enough about doing something that is colossally stupid, you feel like you've actually done it, and then you're never quite sure what your limits are. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#87. I'm fighting the shock of having a guest in my room. I almost kick her out because it's going to hurt too much when my room is empty again. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#88. Leaning against my father, the sadness finally broke open inside me, hollowing out my heart and leaving me bleeding. My feet felt rooted in the dirt. There were more than two bodies buried here. Pieces of me that I didn't even know were under the ground. Pieces of dad, too. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#89. A group of little creatures is coming up the walk. A pirate, a dinosaur, two fairies, and a bride. Why is it that you never see a kid dressed as a groom on Halloween? - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#90. Sometimes I think high school is one long hazy activity: if you are tough enough to survive this, they'll let you become an adult. I hope it's worth it. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#91. My goal is to go home and take a nap. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#92. Think about love, or hate, or joy, or pain- whatever makes you feel something, makes your palms sweat, or your toes curl. Focus on that feeling.
When people don't express themselves, they die on piece at a time. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#93. I have survived. I am here. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#94. I'm just going to pretend that a very good-smelling, incredibly warm stranger is sitting next to me, a harmless stranger. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#95. Shut your trap, button your lip, can it. All that crap you hear on TV about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#96. The stuffing/puking/stuffing/puking/stuffing/puking didn't make her skinny, it made her cry. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#97. The best time to talk to ghosts is just before the sun comes up. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#98. I'm not wearing this!" I shouted.
"Wear it or die," Mom shouted back. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#99. The guidance counselor convinces them I need a reward-a chew toy or something. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#100. It's a shame we can't just admit that we failed family living, sell the house, split up the money, and get on with our lives. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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