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Feb
20
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Event Image Details
Topeka   Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Feb
20
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander Event Image Details
Newton   The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Feb
21
Being Mortal:Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande Event Image Details
Goodland   Being Mortal:Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Feb
21
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Lawrence   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Feb
21
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Emporia   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Feb
22
Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg Event Image Details
Basehor   Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
Feb
24
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens  Event Image Details
Topeka   Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Feb
24
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Lyons   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Man and woman talking in front of mural depicting Mexican American history in Topeka

Latino Stories of Kansas/Historias Latinas de Kansas

A statewide initiative to deepen the public's understanding and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, journalism, and an informed citizenry through Latino immigration to Kansas.

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Feb
25
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Event Image Details
Parsons   The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Feb 25
- Apr 10
People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Travel Exhibition Event Image Details
Topeka   People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Travel Exhibition
Feb
26
Fools Crow by James Welch Event Image Details
Kinsley   Fools Crow by James Welch
Feb
26
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline Event Image Details
Topeka   A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Feb
26
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Arlington   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Feb
27
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris Event Image Details
El Dorado   A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
Feb
28
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Hays   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Feb
28
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Goodland   Grimm for Grownups
Vietnam Image

Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

To commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Humanities Kansas is launching an oral history project in partnership with the Library of Congress

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Feb
28
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation Event Image Details
Topeka   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation
Mar
1-8
Arts & Social Justice - Art Exhibition Event Image Details
Highland   Arts & Social Justice - Art Exhibition
Mar
1
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Mar
1-31
The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Exhibit Event Image Details
Girard   The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Exhibit
Mar
1
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Oakley   Grimm for Grownups
Mar
2
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Osawatomie   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
2
Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Event Image Details
Mankato   Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Mar
2
Harbor by Lorraine Adams  Event Image Details
Augusta   Harbor by Lorraine Adams
Mar
3
Manipulating the Masses: Chinese Propaganda Posters - Discussion Event Image Details
North Newton   Manipulating the Masses: Chinese Propaganda Posters - Discussion
Mar 03
- Jun 15
Veterans Story Collecting Project - Art Exhibition Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Story Collecting Project - Art Exhibition
Mar
3
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Stafford   Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop
Mar
4
American Mashup: The Ongoing Indigenous American Art of Remixing the World Event Image Details
Highland   American Mashup: The Ongoing Indigenous American Art of Remixing the World
Mar
4
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Mar
4
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Whitewater   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Mar
5
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Ellinwood   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Mar
5
Girls of Atomic City - Author Talk Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Girls of Atomic City - Author Talk
Mar
5
Cold War - Pop Up Exhibition Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Cold War - Pop Up Exhibition
Mar
7
The Map of Kansas Literature - Race in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Map of Kansas Literature - Race in Kansas
Mar
7
DreadfulWater Shows Up by Hartley Goodweather Event Image Details
Hutchinson   DreadfulWater Shows Up by Hartley Goodweather
Mar
7
Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plains - Artist Discussion Event Image Details
Salina   Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plains - Artist Discussion
Mar
7
The Socrates Cafe: Education and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Education and Community
Mar
8
Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plain - Exhibition Opening Event Image Details
Lindsborg   Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plain - Exhibition Opening
Mar
8
Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plain - Gathering Event Image Details
Lindsborg   Stories from the Land: Indigenous Voices Connecting within the Great Plain - Gathering
Mar
9
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Lindsborg   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Mar
10
Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Great Plains - Discussion Event Image Details
Kinsley   Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Great Plains - Discussion
Mar
10
Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes Event Image Details
Leavenworth   Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
Mar
12
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Topeka   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
13
Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion
Mar
14
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Mar
14
Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese Event Image Details
Goodland   Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
Mar
14
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannet Event Image Details
Nickerson   The Nightingale by Kristin Hannet
Mar
14
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Chapman   Foam on the Range
Mar
16
Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion
Mar
17
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Council Grove   The Harvey Girls
Mar
18
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Prairie Village   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Mar
18
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Event Image Details
Junction City   A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Mar
19
Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Event Image Details
Baldwin City   Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
Mar
19
The Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Mar
20
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Mar
20
Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Event Image Details
Wichita   Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Mar
21
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Event Image Details
Topeka   To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Mar
22
Immigration in Kansas Today Event Image Details
Liberal   Immigration in Kansas Today
Mar
22
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Basehor   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Mar
22
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Event Image Details
El Dorado   The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Mar
23
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Derby   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Mar
23
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Park City   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
Mar
23
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Emporia   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Mar
24
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Winfield   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
Mar
25
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill Event Image Details
Parsons   The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Mar
25
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
26
Free Speech in Times of Crisis Event Image Details
Olathe   Free Speech in Times of Crisis
Mar
26
The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
Topeka   The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
Mar
26
Grants Chat - Online Event Image Details
  Grants Chat - Online
Mar
26
When Freedom Changed America Event Image Details
Bonner Springs   When Freedom Changed America
Mar
27
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Event Image Details
Newton   Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Mar
27
New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Mar
28
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
Manhattan   Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Mar
28
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Holton   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Mar
28
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Mar
28
Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Mar
29-30
The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture Event Image Details
Pittsburg   The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture
Mar
29
The Haldeman-Julius Legacy, a Century In: Disruption, Digitality, Democracy Event Image Details
Girard   The Haldeman-Julius Legacy, a Century In: Disruption, Digitality, Democracy
Mar
30
The Map of Kansas Literature - Radical Kansas Event Image Details
Pittsburg   The Map of Kansas Literature - Radical Kansas
Mar
30
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Mar
30
The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry - Book Discussion
Mar
30
The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Tour of Girard Event Image Details
Girard   The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Tour of Girard
Mar
31
Learning from Native Americans Today - Discussion Event Image Details
Kinsley   Learning from Native Americans Today - Discussion
Apr
2
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Ashland   Foam on the Range
Apr
3
The Map of Kansas Literature - Queer(ing) in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Map of Kansas Literature - Queer(ing) in Kansas
Apr
3
Open City: A Novel by Teju Cole Event Image Details
Kansas City   Open City: A Novel by Teju Cole
Apr
4
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Harvey Girls
Apr
4
Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
Apr
4-18
Verbatim Theatre Workshop Series - Veterans Story Collecting Project Event Image Details
Overland Park   Verbatim Theatre Workshop Series - Veterans Story Collecting Project
Apr
4
The Socrates Cafe: Information and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Information and Community
Apr
4
Sarah Smarsh's Heartland: A Community Read - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Sarah Smarsh's Heartland: A Community Read - Panel Discussion
Apr
5
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Apr
5
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Havensville   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Apr
6
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Paola   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Apr
6
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Wichita   The Harvey Girls
Apr
6
Typical American by Gish Jen Event Image Details
Augusta   Typical American by Gish Jen
Apr
7
Down to the Countryside: Perspectives on the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel Event Image Details
North Newton   Down to the Countryside: Perspectives on the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel
Apr
7
The Map of Kansas Literature - Kansas Beats Event Image Details
Wichita   The Map of Kansas Literature - Kansas Beats
Apr
8
Math & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Math & Social Justice
Apr
9
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday Event Image Details
Kinsley   House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
Apr
10
Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop
Apr
11
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast Event Image Details
Goodland   Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Apr
11
Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Handover Ceremony Event Image Details
Lawrence   Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Handover Ceremony
Apr
11
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Event Image Details
Nickerson   Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Apr
13
Sarah Smarsh - Tallgrass Writing Workshop Keynote Event Image Details
Emporia   Sarah Smarsh - Tallgrass Writing Workshop Keynote
Apr
14
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Leavenworth   The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
Apr
15
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Junction City   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Apr
17
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien Event Image Details
Topeka   The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Apr
17
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
North Newton   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Apr
18
Veterans Story Collecting Project: Cultivating Empathy within Community Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Story Collecting Project: Cultivating Empathy within Community
Apr
22
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Event Image Details
Parsons   The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Apr
23
One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole Event Image Details
Topeka   One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole
Apr
23
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
Topeka   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Apr
23
Water in Kansas: Past & Present Event Image Details
Inman   Water in Kansas: Past & Present
Apr
24
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
El Dorado   Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Apr
25
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Manhattan   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Apr
25
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Apr
26
Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White Event Image Details
Basehor   Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
Apr
26
 The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Apr
27
The Map of Kansas Literature - Indigenous Kansas Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Map of Kansas Literature - Indigenous Kansas
Apr
27
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion
Apr
27
Jump!Star, Constellate 4: Deep Time Event Image Details
Elmdale   Jump!Star, Constellate 4: Deep Time
Apr
27
Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography Event Image Details
Park City   Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture
May
1-25
Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Exhibition Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Exhibition
May
1
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
May
2
The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community
May
4
Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening
May
4
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
Augusta   Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
May
5
The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Leavenworth   The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
May
8
Average Jane Podcast - Meat Packing on the Plains Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - Meat Packing on the Plains
May
9
The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc Event Image Details
Nickerson   The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc
May
10
I Just Want to Testify - KTWU Airing Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - KTWU Airing
May
11
Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Architectural Tour Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architecture and Landscape in the Kansas Flint Hills - Architectural Tour
May
11
I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion
May
13
Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln Event Image Details
Highland   Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln
May
14
 The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert Event Image Details
Abilene   The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
May
15
Average Jane Podcast - She Teaches Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - She Teaches
May
18
A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion
May
21
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas
May 21
- Aug 31
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition
May
22
Average Jane Podcast - Policewomen Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - Policewomen
May
23
A Lost Lady by Willa Cather Event Image Details
Manhattan   A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
May
23
The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
Jun
1-30
Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display Event Image Details
Wellington   Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display
Jun
5
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Jun
6-16
Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Wichita   Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion
Jun
8
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Wichita   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Jul
1-31
People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Topeka   People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition
Jul
5
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display Event Image Details
Kanopolis   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display
Jul
13
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation Event Image Details
Topeka   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation
Jul
25
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
Aug
7
Grants Chat - Online Event Image Details
  Grants Chat - Online
Aug
10
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Garden City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
13
Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene Event Image Details
Abilene   Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
Aug
17
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Salina   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
17
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Wichita   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Aug
24
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay Event Image Details
Ellsworth   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay
Aug
24
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Sep
10
When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe Event Image Details
Abilene   When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
Sep
28
Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House Event Image Details
Marion   Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House
Nov
9
Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion

 

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