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Extractions From the "Avalanche" a Crawford Co., MI Newspaper 1879-1940's

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Gus HILE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. Gus HILE and her neices, the Misses Vera RICHARDSON and Laura MUNN, were here from Grayling Saturday, Miss RICHARDSON returning that evening. - Roscommon News. (9 May 1907)


Mrs. Gus HILE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. Gus HILE and her neices, the Misses Vera RICHARDSON and Laura MUNN, were here from Grayling Saturday, Miss RICHARDSON returning that evening. - Roscommon News. (9 May 1907)


BORCHERS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


Jennie L. NEWMAN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Morley, Mecosta, MI:
name - Jennie B. NEWMAN
a.6
b.abt 1874 in MI
f.b.PA
m.b.MI

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Last Saturday was the fourteenth birthday of Miss Jennie NEWMAN and the event was celebrated by a score of her friends in a joyful jubilee at her home. (3 May 1888)

-A. E. NEWMAN was in town Monday night and reports his daughter Jennie as able to write a letter with her mangled arm. (19 Nov 1891)

-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


BORCHERS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


Wm. SCHUMACKER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER BORCHERS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


Solon HOLBROOK

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Solon HOLBROOK went south, last week, with one of Grayling's popular young Ladies, and report says they were married at Bay City. (2 Dec 1897)

-Born, Thursday, Sept. 6th, at their home in Munising, to Mr. and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK, a son. (13 Sep 1900)

-Solon HOLBROOK and his family came down from Mackinaw to attend his sister's wedding the 19th, and his wife and babies remained here for a visit with old friends. the two younger children were attacked with pneumonia and were in a critical condition for several days, but seem to be out of danger now, though greatly reduced in strength. (30 Mar 1905)

-They all come back. The lastest is the return, from Petoskey, of Solon HOLBROOK and family, who after two years trial have decided that Grayling is the best place yet. Their friends are glad to welcome their return. (13 Aug 1908)


Mary E. NEWMAN

The following information extracted from the 1880 Census of Morley, Mecosta, MI:
name - Mary E. NEWMAN
a.10
b.MI
f.b.PA
m.b.MI

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-OBITUARY.
Died at the residence of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wm. SCHUMACKER, in Bay City, Thursday evening, May 9th, Jennie L. BORCHERS, of this village, aged 33 years.
On Friday morning our people were shocked by the news of the death of Mrs. BORCHERS, at Bay City, where she had gone the first of the week with two of her children for a visit. She had been in usual health and during the day had made no complaint, but after retiring at night was feeling badly and took a tablet to relieve the disturbance of her stomach. She continued to grow worse and in a short time was attacked with convulsions. Physicians were summoned, but to no avail, and her suffering was soon relieved by the Angel of Death. her husband was notified and went down on the night train, returning with the body Saturday morning, which was taken to her father's house.
The most of the life of Mrs. BORCHERS had been spent in this village, where she was well known and highly respected. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. NEWMAN, and leaves them, with three sisters, Mrs. Flora BAKER of Lenawee Co., Mrs. Lottie RAYMOND of Washington, and Mrs. Solon HOLBROOK of Petoskey, with one brotherr, A. E. NEWMAN Jr., of this village, and her husband and three children to mourn her sudden departure.
Mrs. BORCHERS' mother and sister with her husband of Saginaw, and Mrs. Mary HOLBROOK with her family from Petoskey were present at the final obsequies, which were held at the M. E. church, Sunday P. M. and the interment made in Elmwood Cemetery. The crowded church and floral offerings attested to the love of our people for the departed and their sympathy for those who are left. (16 May 1907)


KNIBBS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-BEAVER CREEK BREEZES.
Miss Martha KNIBBS is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. HANNA this week. (16 May 1907)


R. HANNA

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-BEAVER CREEK BREEZES.
Miss Martha KNIBBS is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. HANNA this week. (16 May 1907)


Mrs. R. HANNA KNIBBS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-BEAVER CREEK BREEZES.
Miss Martha KNIBBS is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. HANNA this week. (16 May 1907)


Floyd A. GOSHORN

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Miss Abbie BATTERSON and Mr. Floyd GOSHORN were united in marriage last Wednesday evening at eight o'clock by Rev. Wm. COOMBS. The young couple went to Bay City for their wedding tour. (16 May 1907)

-BATTERSON-GOSHORN.
At the residence of the bride's parents in Frederic, on Wednesday, May 8th, Abbie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wellington BATTERSON, and Mr. Floyd A. GOSHORN were united in marriage at 8:30 P. M. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Wm. COOMBS, the ring service being used.
They were attended by Miss Mable LONG, cousin of the groom, and Mr. Clarke HARDER, nephew of the bride. The bride was attired in cream albatross and carried cream roses. The bride's maid wore white silk and carried pink roses. After congratulations and the customary shower of rice, refreshments were served and the happy couple took the 10:20 train for Bay City and Detroit. Guests were present from Grand Rapids, Alger, Lewiston, Grayling, and East jordan, about forty in all.
Mr. and Mrs. GOSHORN are well known in Frederic, the latter having lived here since childhood. After their return they will be at home to their many friends in Frederic where Mr. GOSHORN has a position as engineer for the Walsh Manufacturing Co. (16 May 1907)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mr. and Mrs. GOSSHORN are the proud possessors of a ten pound boy they have adopted. (7 May 1908)

-Mr. and Mrs. Floyd A. GOSHORN of Frederic, were made happy April 29th by the arrival of an expected son, who promises to be good and stay at home. Grandpa BATTERSON is the happiest one of the party. He must be growing old. (7 May 1908)


Abbie V. BATTERSON

The following information extracted from the 1900 Census of Frederic Township, Crawford, MI:
name - Abbie V. BATTERSON
a.11
b.Dec 1888 in MI

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-BORN-On Monday, Dec. 17, to Mr. and Mrs. WELLINGTON BATTERSON, a daughter. The honors of Judgeship are nothing compared with his new dignity. (20 Dec 1888)

-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Miss Abbie BATTERSON and Mr. Floyd GOSHORN were united in marriage last Wednesday evening at eight o'clock by Rev. Wm. COOMBS. The young couple went to Bay City for their wedding tour. (16 May 1907)

-BATTERSON-GOSHORN.
At the residence of the bride's parents in Frederic, on Wednesday, May 8th, Abbie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wellington BATTERSON, and Mr. Floyd A. GOSHORN were united in marriage at 8:30 P. M. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Wm. COOMBS, the ring service being used.
They were attended by Miss Mable LONG, cousin of the groom, and Mr. Clarke HARDER, nephew of the bride. The bride was attired in cream albatross and carried cream roses. The bride's maid wore white silk and carried pink roses. After congratulations and the customary shower of rice, refreshments were served and the happy couple took the 10:20 train for Bay City and Detroit. Guests were present from Grand Rapids, Alger, Lewiston, Grayling, and East jordan, about forty in all.
Mr. and Mrs. GOSHORN are well known in Frederic, the latter having lived here since childhood. After their return they will be at home to their many friends in Frederic where Mr. GOSHORN has a position as engineer for the Walsh Manufacturing Co. (16 May 1907)


George L. ROYCE

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-At the residence of Mr. Gideon CROTEAU of this village, Wednesday, May 8th, Mr. George L. ROYCE and Miss Clara SMITH both of Crawford county. Rev. FRAZEE officiating. (16 May 1907)


Clara SMITH

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MARRIED-At the residence of Mr. Gideon CROTEAU of this village, Wednesday, May 8th, Mr. George L. ROYCE and Miss Clara SMITH both of Crawford county. Rev. FRAZEE officiating. (16 May 1907)


Prof. J. E. BRADLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MRS. J. E. BRADLEY, DEAD.
One of the saddest deaths that has taken place in our village in many years, was that of Mrs. J. E. BRADLEY which occurred at her home here Friday morning, May 17. Her illness was of short duration and her death was caused by that dreaded disease, pneumonia.
She was born at Leroy, Mich., Nov. 25, 1871, and was married to J. E. BRADLEY, Sept. 8, 1890. She came to reside among us five years ago and has won many friends by her sweet disposition and Christian character. She was a loving, faithful wife and mother, always thoughtful of their wellfare and happiness.
She leaves a husband and two little boys, who are well known to all here, a father and mother and two brothers in California, besides a large circle of friends.
Impressive and appropriate funeral services were held at the M. E. church Sunday, conducted by Rev. E. W. FRAZEE. She was buried at Elmwood cemetery 'neath a wealth of blossoms, living tributes of faithful friends.
The sorrowing family and friends have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in this, their hour of bereavement. (23 May 1907)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the many friends for their kindness during our recent bereavement.
J. E. BRADLEY,
Howard and Harold BRADLEY. (23 May 1907)

-Prof. J. E. BRADLEY, superintendent of our school, was called to Leroy, week before last, by the serious illness of his father, James BRADLEY, of that place, who passed away two days after the arrival of his son, on November 28, and was buried the Tuesday following from the home where he had lived many years. He left his widow and five children, all of whom were present at the final obsequies, and hosts of friends who had gladly given him the honor ever due to a model citizen and honest man. (10 Dec 1908)

-A very pretty wedding was solemnized Monday evening of this week, the contracting parties being our Supt. of Schools, J. E. BRADLEY and Miss Edith M. CHAMBERLAIN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. CHAMBERLAIN. Rev. Humphrey FLEMING, officiated. After the service the company sat down to an elegant banquet. Owing to the recent death of Mr. BRADLEY's father the service was a very quite affair, there being no other guests than the near relatives. The happy couple left for Detroit Tuesday for a few days visit with Mr. BRADLEY's relatives. Their many friends here and elsewhere wish them all kinds of happiness and prosperity. (31 Dec 1908)

-SCHOOL NOTES.
The marriage of Supt. J. E. BRADLEY and Miss Edith CHAMBERLIN during vacation was a grat surprise to the High School. The return of Mr. and Mrs. BRADLEY on the Monday evening train spoiled the plans the High had made for meeting them full force at the depot. He was never-the-less greeted with a prolonged applause when he entered the room Tuesday morning. Boxes of candy were enjoyed by the entire High School, just by way of after a holiday treat, you know. The pupils give their heartiest congratulations. (7 Jan 1909)

-Prof. J. E. BRADLEY and family of Frederic spent Sunday in town with Mrs. BRADLEY's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. CHAMBERLIN. (10 Feb 1910)


Mrs. J. E. BRADLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MRS. J. E. BRADLEY, DEAD.
One of the saddest deaths that has taken place in our village in many years, was that of Mrs. J. E. BRADLEY which occurred at her home here Friday morning, May 17. Her illness was of short duration and her death was caused by that dreaded disease, pneumonia.
She was born at Leroy, Mich., Nov. 25, 1871, and was married to J. E. BRADLEY, Sept. 8, 1890. She came to reside among us five years ago and has won many friends by her sweet disposition and Christian character. She was a loving, faithful wife and mother, always thoughtful of their wellfare and happiness.
She leaves a husband and two little boys, who are well known to all here, a father and mother and two brothers in California, besides a large circle of friends.
Impressive and appropriate funeral services were held at the M. E. church Sunday, conducted by Rev. E. W. FRAZEE. She was buried at Elmwood cemetery 'neath a wealth of blossoms, living tributes of faithful friends.
The sorrowing family and friends have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in this, their hour of bereavement. (23 May 1907)


Howard BRADLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MRS. J. E. BRADLEY, DEAD.
One of the saddest deaths that has taken place in our village in many years, was that of Mrs. J. E. BRADLEY which occurred at her home here Friday morning, May 17. Her illness was of short duration and her death was caused by that dreaded disease, pneumonia.
She was born at Leroy, Mich., Nov. 25, 1871, and was married to J. E. BRADLEY, Sept. 8, 1890. She came to reside among us five years ago and has won many friends by her sweet disposition and Christian character. She was a loving, faithful wife and mother, always thoughtful of their wellfare and happiness.
She leaves a husband and two little boys, who are well known to all here, a father and mother and two brothers in California, besides a large circle of friends.
Impressive and appropriate funeral services were held at the M. E. church Sunday, conducted by Rev. E. W. FRAZEE. She was buried at Elmwood cemetery 'neath a wealth of blossoms, living tributes of faithful friends.
The sorrowing family and friends have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in this, their hour of bereavement. (23 May 1907)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the many friends for their kindness during our recent bereavement.
J. E. BRADLEY,
Howard and Harold BRADLEY. (23 May 1907)


Harold BRADLEY

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-MRS. J. E. BRADLEY, DEAD.
One of the saddest deaths that has taken place in our village in many years, was that of Mrs. J. E. BRADLEY which occurred at her home here Friday morning, May 17. Her illness was of short duration and her death was caused by that dreaded disease, pneumonia.
She was born at Leroy, Mich., Nov. 25, 1871, and was married to J. E. BRADLEY, Sept. 8, 1890. She came to reside among us five years ago and has won many friends by her sweet disposition and Christian character. She was a loving, faithful wife and mother, always thoughtful of their wellfare and happiness.
She leaves a husband and two little boys, who are well known to all here, a father and mother and two brothers in California, besides a large circle of friends.
Impressive and appropriate funeral services were held at the M. E. church Sunday, conducted by Rev. E. W. FRAZEE. She was buried at Elmwood cemetery 'neath a wealth of blossoms, living tributes of faithful friends.
The sorrowing family and friends have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in this, their hour of bereavement. (23 May 1907)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the many friends for their kindness during our recent bereavement.
J. E. BRADLEY,
Howard and Harold BRADLEY. (23 May 1907)


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