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Volume 12 - Issue 3 - November 2009


Security Issues


INSIDE


I by Deniro Anderson
Staff Writer
With numerous allegations constantly circulating around campus,
security and the safety of students has always been a primary con-
cern for all involved.
In any institution security normally secures a top position on the
list of priorities. Here at COB it is believed to be no different.
COB students interviewed shared different opinions regarding
campus safety with a significant number expressing that they do not
feel safe on campus at night. Brittney Sherman, Architecture major,
stated, "I don't feel safe, particularly in the night. If you walk around
there's nobody, not even security." She also expressed her disap-
pointment with the visibility of security describing it as "terrible."
Chil6 Fernandez, Spanish major, noted that she does feel safe for
the most part but describes nighttime safety as "iffy". "Security's
presence is ridiculous, it feels like you can count them all on one
hand", she states.
Perry Newton, History Education major, describes the environment
as very secure and feels "exceedingly safe." He expressed his
"utmost confidence in the director and his team," while suggesting a
stronger security presence in areas where students are known to con-


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entrance (shown above) and at other orafaces of the campus to
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Staff Writer


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Calendar of Events
2 Nov, 2009 - Course reservation for Spring semester
begins
5-7 Nov, 2009 - Islands of the World Fashion Week at The
Sheraton
6 Nov, 2009 - "Islands of the Sun" Book Launch at The Hub
8 Nov - 6 Dec, 2009 - "Hard Act to Follow" 5 films at The Hub
every Sunday
12 Nov, 2009 - Anatol Rodgers Memorial Lecture - An
Evening with Derek Walcott
12 Nov, 2009 - COBUS General Student Meeting and Safety
Forum 2:00 PM
13 Nov, 2009 - Distribute Final Grade Sheets to the Schools
13 Nov, 2009 - Women's Basketball Team Car Wash by
Physical Plant
13 Nov, 2009 - Construction Seminar - Address by Derek
Walcott on Foreign Direct Investment
14 Nov, 2009 - Meistersinger's Choral Concert at
Government House
15-21 Nov, 2009 - Culinary Classics Competition
19 Nov, 2009 - HIV/AIDS testing at Portia Smith Building
19 Nov, 2009 - "The Little Pink Party" - 5:30 PM at Green
Parrot on East Bay
26 Nov, 2009 - "Writers of Light 2009 - Soul Caption" 6:30
PM at ChapterOne
27 Nov, 2009 - Last Day of Classes for Fall Semester
27 Nov, 2009 - Advisement ends for Spring Semester
30 Nov, 2009 - Final Examinations begin
10-17 Dec, 2009 - Bahamas International Film Festival at
Galleria Cinemas JFK
11 Dec, 2009 - Final Examinations end
15 Dec, 2009 - Late Fee applied for returning students for
Spring Semester
17 Dec, 2009 - Deadline for Submission of Grades to
Records
19 Dec, 2009 - Authorization and Registration ends for
Spring Semester
21 Dec, 2009 - Transcripts sent to MOE & MOH -
Scholarship students
22 Dec, 2009 - Transcripts available online
24 Dec, 2009 - Christmas Eve - College Closed
25 Dec, 2009 - Christmas Day - College Closed
26 Dec, 2009 - Boxing Day - College Closed
28 Dec, 2009 - College Closed
29 Dec, 2009 - Registration and Payment ends
31 Dec, 2009 - New Year's Eve - College Closed from 1:00
PM
1 Jan, 2009 - New Year's Day - College Closed
7-8 Jan, 2010 - Late Registration for Spring semester
11 Jan, 2010 - Classes begin for Spring semester




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U Security Issues from page 1
gregate regularly.
The Spectrum interviewed COB's director
of security Mr. Wellington Francis to gain
firsthand insight into the security issues and
concerns presently facing students.
In past semesters and to date there have
been a myriad of rumours about alleged
rapes on campus. Francis stated that the
allegations of rape on the college's campus
are unfounded and dismissed them as only
rumours.
Francis mentioned that part of the problem
contributing to some of the on campus dis-
turbances is students' unwillingness to wear
I.D's, "We don't know who is who because
students don't wear their I.D. badges."
He stated that as part of a security crack-
down students not wearing proper identifi-
cation will be refused entry onto COB's
campuses.
Francis suggested that students can assist
in the process of ensuring their safety by
taking precautions such as paying more
attention to the way they are dressed and
avoiding clothes that would attract out-
siders to the campus.
According to the director, Campus
Security does not disclose every single inci-
dent to the student body; however, the
Office of Communication sends out precau-
tions and essential security information to
students regarding any potential threats via
the college's weekly bulletin [which is sent
each week to students' COB email account].
He commented that, "They don't read, they
don't go on the website to see what is going
on," and believes this is part of the reason
for students' lack of knowledge regarding
current issues.


Citing major challenges facing security
this semester Francis acknowledges that,
"We are living in a changing society and we
need to abide by rules and regulations to
make the institution safe and sound."
He added that security is not presently
enforcing the I.D. policy to pick on students
but rather to promote campus safety and
distinguish who does not belong on cam-
pus. He went on to note that the biggest
challenge is the students who encourage
outside friends with behavioral problems
to visit the campus and strongly urged that
they discontinue this practice.
Francis stated that every year a security
report is issued at student orientation.
He also reported that two vehicles were
stolen this semester and two broken into
which resulted in the theft of a laptop and
saxophone. He suggested that students with
vehicles like Hondas and Sentras which are
high risk for theft, park near a security
booth and avoid secluded areas.
The security department expressed con-
cerns over lighting conditions and is imme-
diately installing extra lights to rectify that
situation. Cameras are currently installed
around campus and in future call boxes are
to also be installed to provide a direct com-
munication line with security in the event of
any emergency.
Francis stresses that security is not the
enemy and is geared toward fostering a
good working relationship with students.
Anyone experiencing misconduct from
security staff are asked to formally report it.
Any suspicious activity can be reported to
the nearest security booth or by calling
security at 302-4566.


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The Spectrum - October 2009 OPINIONS





Paranomral Activity


by Nikera Cartwright
It is possible that floors that creek, strange
noises, weird shadows and unexpected
chills which leave us with goose-bumps
could be more than we think. It's hard to
know what lurks in the dark especially if
you can't see. All of these occurrences
could be a bit of paranormal activity.
Oren Peli brings these possibilities to light
for all of us who love horrors and thrillers
to the extent that we line up at the theatre
hoping for a genuine scare. There is no gore
or endless killing, just a couple and their
camcorder. The simplicity is amazing and
for once the suspense was real; not tam-
pered by over-revealing trailers. It takes a
while for anything substantial to happen
but this time allows fear to grow especially
in persons who believe in demons, spirits
and the undead.
Sadly, the scariest part of this movie was
how convincing the actors were. For a sec-
ond or two your mind will question
whether or not what you're watching is real.
It isn't. Peli wrote and directed the film and
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seven days. How's that for authenticity?
While what I saw left me in awe rather than
fright, I couldn't help looking over my
shoulder once or twice.
I have to say I'm a bit torn on this movie.
On one hand a few things didn't add up
which could possibly be attributed to the
'black' in me. On the other hand I felt what
was accomplished was amazing in such a
short period of time and with such good
actors. Sometimes it isn't what you see that
scares you; rather it's what you can't see.
Paranormal Activity could be just the scare
you need.


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Islands of the World Fashion Week! What of dresses made from coconut husk and tree


is it? Who was there? Why you should have
been there!
IWFW was a runway showcase for fash-
ion designers from different developing
island states all over the world, created by
Mode Iles Ltd. It was an opportunity for
them to be recognized internationally for
their work. There were designers from
Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Grenada,
Jamaica, French Guiana, and Madagascar,
in addition to local Bahamian designers.
There was also the finale of the Muse
Model Search Competition, created by
Models 242 and Mode Iles Ltd, that includ-
ed contestants from countries around the
Caribbean, like Curacao, St Kitts and
Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua,
Barbados, Guadeloupe and Haiti, as well as
The Bahamas
The shows were not just about fashion,
but were meant to highlight various global
social issues like environment and climate
change, poverty alleviation, and the educa-
tion of youth on HIV/AIDS. Some awards
given that were meant to highlight more
modern concerns of the fashion industry
were the Sustainable Eco-Fashion Award,
the Culture and Fashion Award, and the
Humanitarian Designer Award. One of the
fashion designers did an entire presentation


sap. Needless to say, IWFW is not what you
think of as a typical "fashion show".
There were a few veteran fashion design-
ers. One of them showed off the Spring
Collection that he created for US First Lady
Michelle Obama. Another guest designer
was a winner on the popular television
show, Project Runway.
So why should you have gone? For one,
the tickets were not as expensive as you
would expect. In order to see new collec-
tions from international designers at the
Sheraton Resort, tickets ranged from $20-
$50.
Another reason to have gone was that the
male and female models were both hot!!!
Now, I advocate nothing but the visual
appreciation of the human form, and what a
wonderful form it can be!
All joking aside, IWFW really shows The
Bahamas and the rest of the world that you
don't have to live in Europe or the United
States in order to work in the fashion indus-
try. If you have dreams of designing, fash-
ion production, modeling, photography, or
anything fashion related, IWFW was the
perfect place for you to connect with people
who can make those dreams come true.


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student has a story to tell of an encounter
with one of C.O.B's gate security,
whether a personal experience or not.
I've heard reports of security personnel
cursing at students who've failed to show
their ID's; and witnessed a few of the
idiots harass, lecture, "run-down" and
stop just short of attempting to fondle the
sexy females who "praise God" don't
have identification - while every vagrant
and stray dog in the vicinity waltzed
through the gate with not a care in the
world.
This is what we get in response to the
recent string of armed theft and shady
crimes that have reportedly been taking
place on campus; this is the college's
response to whispers in dark corners and
the fear of gangsters in baseball caps and
hoodies; this from an institution that's
working toward university status.


Someone once said that if Christians truly
believed in Hell they would certainly evan-
gelize more both in quantity and quality. I
am forced to agree with that wise unknown
person. Christianity today, a religion based
on love, built on love, sustained through
love and nurtured by love, sure does not
look like it did in the book of Acts. There
has been a deliberate move by the institu-
tionalized church, also known as
Christendom, to systematically undo the
major tenants of the faith. Ironic isn't it? I
know!
So instead of having all things in com-
mon, we have a set hierarchy of the have
and have not and the deserving and the
undeserving. The adulterer can be forgiven
of his sin because at the very least his is
natural and the liar and the thief and gos-
siper are deliberately overlooked and the
slanderer is cloaked under the title of
"prayer-partner." The institutionalized
church has succeeded in their attempts to
dehumanize the church. It is a business,
where the bottom line and public image is
of greater consequence than the well being
of its members.


Admirable as it is to take action to pro-
tect the students, shouldn't it be the right
action.. .a well thought out and executed
plan taking into account the many pro's
and con's of any decision made. What
good does it do to stop a student without
an ID from entering the college... when
a student with one can just as easily slip
a knife or gun into a book bag and pro-
ceed to terrorize classrooms at will.
I'm not proposing a solution, to be quite
frank I don't have one. Then again it's not
my job to produce one, though it may be
in my best interest. I, as do most students
I would imagine, look to the College
officiaries to provide methods to keep
the campus as safe as possible. Hasty,
panic induced decisions however, are
unacceptable; for as we all know, the
problem with knee-jerk reactions is that
usually your foot ends up in your own
ass.


I recall a time, and I am not that old,
where the people were the utmost priority
in the church: where the orphans and the
widows, the homeless and the unemployed
were a chief concern. They are now show-
cased when it makes the "church" look
good and then are relegated to the back-
ground so as not to tarnish its refined
image. Is this the same church that claims
Jesus as its founder? This same Jesus who
died out of love for the WHOLE world? I
could be wrong but I am requesting that
Christians stop and reevaluate themselves
and the way we do church and become the
Church - built on love, sustained through
love, and nurtured by love!


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Starbucks


I by Chevette Black
Staff Writer


It's the question that has been on every-
one's minds since they read the sign on the
door at Starbucks, Oakes Field: What?!?!
Starbucks is closing? When? Why? How?
A chapter was brought to a close on
Saturday, October 31, 2009 as the last cus-
tomers were served and the doors of the
Oakes Field location were officially closed.
The familiar sign is gone now and many of
the equipment have been moved, in an
effort to facilitate the new location in Cable
Cottage, Cable Beach. Many questions
seem to go unanswered and students and
staff marvel alike as the haven of comfort
leaves The College of the Bahamas'
domain. For some it was a place to relax
and chill with friends, for others a comfort-
able environment and for others a place to
study or have stimulating conversations for
the purpose of meetings etc.
A wonderful addition to the Chapter One
Bookstore, Starbucks seemed to draw atten-
tion from near and far as numerous persons
flocked to this convenient location to enjoy
their daily beverages. Grim looks and sad
faces were seen on many faces as the sign
read, "When one door closes, another one
opens: Starbucks is relocating and we hope
to serve you in one of our other locations."
When communicating with staff they sim-
ply replied, "For business reasons," or "Not
enough money is being made." Many stu-
dents state that it will be a major loss while
others state that prices eventually became
too heavy for their pockets. So what is the
real reason for the closing of Starbucks,
Oakes Field? After contacting, Director of
Business Development for the John Bull


Group of Companies, Ms. Inga Bowleg, it
is hoped that many of the unanswered ques-
tions will become clearer and satisfy the
concerns of the awaiting student body.
When asked the question of why
Starbucks decided to close its Oakes Field
Location and if this will be mirrored in any
other location, Ms. Bowleg stated that,
"there are various business reasons as why
the store is being relocated," as the location
isn't officially closed, it is being relocated to
Cable Cottage, Cable Beach. Ms. Bowleg
said that this will not affect any other store
and hopes that the bond that was formed
with the College Community will spill of
into one of the other locations. One would
then wonder why it would be moved in that
general direction, due to the fact that the
Wyndham Nassau Resort has a branch of
Starbucks already. To this, Ms. Bowleg
stated that in many instances, parking and
seating availability was a consistent prob-
lem, so the company heeded the concerns
and preferences of its customers to ensure
comfort and satisfaction.
The official opening of Starbucks, Cable
Cottage is set for December 2009. Ms.
Bowleg encourages the customers and sup-
porters of Starbucks to keep an open mind
for a future branch of the Starbucks chain
may wind up in the general area, as they
keep the customer in mind at all times. She
states that she hopes that the situation has
been made clearer and that the student body
of The College of The Bahamas would
make another location their "Third New
Place."


Registration
I by Reva Devi


Staff Writer
The most dreaded time of year for most
students is once again upon us - new semes-
ter registration. The first cycle of registra-
tion will soon be over, and a second cycle is
likely to begin.
If you haven't been fortunate enough to
see your advisor or complete the registra-
tion process, you may want to get yourself
in gear. Keeping the possibility of technical
errors in mind, one should have dealt with
registration before it is too late to correct
any setbacks.
Hopefully, we've all gotten used to the
registration schedule organized by number
of credits and the seven day payment plan
because these have not changed. The imple-
mentation of these policies in the last year
or so has undoubtedly caused upheaval in
the past, but the process has been somewhat
easier as time goes on. Dr Davis did men-
tion that more people are registering online
and have gotten the hang of the online sys-
tem, about which he is very pleased.
He says that how many people register
during the first cycle determines whether
there will be a second cycle or open regis-
tration. If about half of COB students have
already registered, then registration can be
opened up. If not, then a second cycle of
registration would have to be worked out
and utilized.
Dr Davis was also very pleased to mention
that for the most part, the foundation of
online registration has been laid down, and
any changes that occur now will simply be
tweaks to the current systems. Any major
alterations at this point are unlikely, so stu-
dents can continue to get used to the current
system of online registration.
Despite how far COB's system of online
registration has come, it is not perfect.


Students still experience some small prob-
lems with the system, which can be quickly
and easily cleared up with one or two visits
to the Registrar's office. However, the hall-
way outside of Dr. Davis' office is far emp-
tier than it was this time last year. I sup-
posed that can be called "progress!"
The Registrar also discussed late registra-
tion for the spring semester, which will
occur prior to the start of classes, like the
previous spring semester, in order to avoid
the disruption during classes. This will be
made possible by the pushing back of the
date for the beginning of spring semester
classes.
Another helpful addition is the refining of
the advanced search engine on the IQWeb
course search page. Now, students are able
to search for courses based on the lecturer,
the class time, and so on. Students can even
search for which general education courses
are available for the semester, and register
for them from there.
Dr Davis has implemented a new strategy
whereby new students, set to come to COB
in the spring, can come in for advisement
and register online as soon as they have
been accepted. The goal for the department
is to have all the new accepts all registered
and paid by the Christmas holiday.
A lot of the information to answer stu-
dents' frequently asked questions is now on
the COB website, such as which courses are
accepted as general education requirement
courses. The link to the registration page on
The College website is still
http://www.cob.edu.bs/Register and it still
provides the schedule for the first cycle of
registration and any subsequent cycles.





SThe Spectrum - October 2009 FEATURE S



Islands of the World Fashion Week

I by Jessica Simmons
Staff Writer


Exquisite, trendy designs and acces-
sories of all styles by designers from
throughout the World had the opportunity to
reign on the Sheraton Grand Ballroom's
runway showcasing unique designs like no
other; thanks to Islands of The World
Fashion Week's director, Mr. Owen Bethel
and his team. The much anticipated event
kicked off on Thursday 6th November and
climaxed on Saturday 7th November,
2009featuring fashion designers from eight
island nations. Designers who took part in
the event included:

Eric Raisina...................Madagascar
Harl Taylor BAG............ The Bahamas
Hesani Cay Designs.........The Bahamas
Jessie-Ann Jessamy.........Grenada
K-Bobby Couture............. Jamaica
Kevin Evans...........The Bahamas
Murielle Leconte............Haiti
Phylicia Ellis..................The Bahamas
Sabrina Sturrup..............The Bahamas
Van Der Vlugt...............Trinidad


The second edition of Islands of The
World Fashion Week began on Thursday
night with the Finals of "The Muse" Model
search competition. This competition was
created by Models 242 international, in con-
currence with Mode liles Ltd and the pro-
ducers of IWFW. Capturing the title of
Male Model Muse of the year was Kendrick
Knowles from The Bahamas, and Female
Model Muse of the year was awarded to
Giovara Geertriuda from Curacao. The first
set of designers to embrace the runway was
NextGen Designers: Phylicia Ellis, Sabrina
Sturrup, Kevin Evans, Darcel de Vlugt from
Trinidad Eco who performed a Fashion &
Cultural Fashion Designs Presentation, and
French Designer Patrick LafRontiere from
Guyana. At 8pm, Guest Designer, Leanne
Marshall from the United States showcased
her designs to an excited audience.
Thursday night's showing ended with a cul-
tural presentation / reception which kicked
off around 10:00pm.
Friday night's event began shortly after


6:00pm with viewings of designs by French
designer, Patrick Lafrontiere. Utilizing
'Crocker Sac' to design his pieces,
Lafrontiere's styles were very creative and
original. Consisting mainly of dresses,
Lafrontiere's models in this second runway
show showcased his designs while model-
ing on their toes, and unusual facet to the
world of modeling. The second designer
and first Bahamian designer for the night
was Hesani Cay Designs who displayed
very unique clothing.
Under the theme "Spice Box," Jessie-
Ann Jessamy from Granada was the third
designer to showcase her styles. Using
earth-tone colors such as yellow, orange,
brown, and derivatives of green Jessamy's
designs were created with prints that
depicted that of nutmeg. When asked what
inspired the style and color of her ci' IliII_..
she commented, "The prints are hand done
and inspired by the nutmeg story; that is, all
things that occur in the production of nut-
meg." She further added that, "The colors




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* IWFW from page 8 are inspired by our national flag which is
red, green and yellow. We tend to use col-
ors that are warm and earthy, excluding the
color Blue." Jessamy's styles consisted of
both clothing and accessories including
dresses, scarves, hand bags, and totes. She
focused more on summer apparel as she
showcased her trendy, fashionable designs.
The third designer of the night was
K-Bobby Couture. His show featured a
combination of some 36 styles consisting of
underwear, evening gowns and suits. His
male suits were made from Crocker sack
material ranging from many different col-
ors including teal, yellow, brown, and
black.
The last designer and guest designer
for the evening was Henry N. Jackson for
HNJ. His showing began at 8:00pm show-
casing some 22 different styles. His theme
depicted that of "Africa", as many of his
styles were created with African prints.
Models walked rather slowly as they strutted Jackson's designs to the serene African beat.
Jackson utilized colors mainly consisting of mint green, rust, tie die, black, and purple. A
few of his dresses were made with crinoline and were creatively embroidered at the back;
while other dresses were designed with unique cuts at the top and flavored with fringed
flare designs at the bottom. Friday's fashion fair ended with an after party at The Marley
Resort which began shortly after 10:00pm.
The final night of presentation opened with designs by Candy Swimwear. Some 10
models took charge of the runway as they showcased Bahamian designed swimwears
which were created with an array of colors including that of Bahamian colors. The swim-
suits were very unique, stylish and colorful. The designs ranged from full swimsuits, to
fashionable two-pieces, modeled with nice stilettos that matched the color of the swimwear.
The next fashion fair that embraced the runway was the crafts of Harl Taylor, another
talented Bahamian designer. Models were dressed in black leotards to fully showcase the
handicrafts. Some 10 models displayed a variety of designs by Harl Taylor including straw
hats, and straw bags ranging in many different colors, shapes and sizes to accompany casu-
al or business attire. The bags were paired with bamboo and or faux shell handles and dec-
orated with Bahamian symbols such as conch shells, and handcrafted pineapples. Taylors'
crafts embodied the true essence of Bahamian Culture.
Featuring some 20 models showcasing a variety of different clothing styles was Eric
Raisina. With styles ranging from accessories like earrings, beaded belts, hats and scarves,
to many different styles of clothing including pants, regular dresses, dresses accessorized
with coati's and scarves, and two-piece suits. He created his apparel utilizing a variety of
different fabrics including; shear, silk, lace, cotton cloth, raffia, and silk organza. The theme
of Raisina's showcase centered along the lines of "Indian", as many of his clothing took on
more of an Indian look.
Saturday night's 8:00pm showing kicked off with an Awards Presentation to the differ-
ent designers. Awards were presented in four categories including: 1) Next Gen Designer -
which was awarded to a new designer who has not previously produced a line of ch>1 iiii_..
has been designing for less than 3 years, and who does not currently work for a major fash-
ion house; 2) Sustainable Eco-Fashion - which was awarded to a designer who incorporat-
ed environmental and/or social issues into his or her designs; 3) Culture & Fashion - which
was awarded to the designer who was best able to incorporate a uniquely cultural element
in the garment design; and 4)The Seals of Excellence - which was awarded to five (5)
designers whom the panel selected for outstanding and exceptional performance in design
creativity, expression, and quality of workmanship / production.
Capturing the NextGen Fashion Award was Darcel Dablu of Trinidad & Tobago, while
Eric Raisina walked away with both The Sustainable Eco Fashion and the Culture &
Fashion Awards. The five recipients of the Seals of Excellence Awards were: Harl Taylor,
K-Bobby Couture, Murielle Leconte, Eric Raisina and The Humanitarian Designer H&M
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The final designer for the second edition of Islands of The Word was guest designer B.
Michael who showcased some 14 designs. Though his theme depicted "history," Michael's
styles were very trendy ranging from classic hats and dresses, to male and female business
suits, and elegant evening gown dresses. He utilized a variety of pastel colors making the
runway very colorful.
The 3-night event ended with a fireworks of fashion celebration at the poolside of the
Sheraton Hotel, followed by an after party in the Sheraton Grand's Ballroom. The 2009
Islands of The World Fashion Week was certainly an event to remember.




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