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An educational & impactful series taking you through 22 countries by tandem bike while inviting local Africans to join us!

  *Versión en español más abajo*     *Version française est en dessous*

Dear Friends, Family and Supporters,

Thank you for being part of one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of my life.  This campaign tested my faith, resolve and determination in so many ways.  In the end, we did not reach the intended goal so none of our 174 backers' pledges turned into a formal contributions.  Nobody’s credit cards were charged a dime. 

But I’m happy to announce that the entire process shone essential light on where we need to go next on this journey to find the best opportunities to share our stories worldwide.  Please join us as we continue moving forward with a restructured release strategy and new funding campaign.  We would like to invite you to check it out at http://bit.ly/peace-africa-v2 and consider joining this wild ride as a beloved backer.

You can always get the latest at www.peacepedalers.org as well.  Thanks for your support!

Jamie and the Peace Pedalers Team

Now about the project...

After riding a tandem bicycle around the world over the last 8 years through 80 countries I’ve returned home with compelling stories to tell.  I invited total strangers from all walks of life to become friends and join the journey.  This simple invitation alone, one of openness, trust and acceptance, combined with the innocent power of a bicycle, became the magical ingredients of human connection.  I’d like to share these stories with the world, starting with my first release Peace Pedalers: Africa.

If you are like most people, just the word Africa conjures up images of starvation, war, disease and violence.  Before my 22-country cycling expedition through the continent I was also ignorant and fearful--mostly due to so many negative news reports from the mainstream media.  But I faced my fears and made a journey to see Africa with my OWN two eyes.  

While riding my tandem bike and inviting dozens of locals to join the journey a burning desire grew inside to finally educate the world on the TRUTH of how fascinating the cultures are, how interesting the history is, how amazing the music sounds, how beautiful the landscapes are and, most of all, how kind, loving and caring the African people are.  Help us release a fun, exciting, colorful, insightful, educational and progressive series that will forever change the way to world thinks when they hear the word AFRICA.

If you have not made your pledge yet, below you'll find some steps to better understand our project.  Join us!

1) PRODUCTION PROGRESS: Below you’ll find rough trailers for all 12 episodes! We have taken raw footage and digitized it, logged it, stored it on 56 Terabytes of RAID storage. Scroll down and see the rough trailers we cut from our assembly edits of each episode that are ready for editing & our return trip to Africa for pickup shots. Check the FAQ below for a full budget too.

2) OUR TEAM: I’m the producer and host. I eat, sleep and breath this project. But it’s not just me. Research our team like our Executive Producer Les Stroud, six-time Gemini nominated TV host and producer of Survivorman. Check out the demos of our editors, composer, graphics team. Scroll all the way down to see them and their websites under the rewards section.

3) COMMITMENT & INTEGRITY: This is a 10-year project that has taken Peace Pedalers through over 80 countries! We feel we’ve proven our integrity, passion and commitment to getting the core messages of connection, compassion, trust and tolerance out to the world. We are also committed to using the series release as a fundraising vehicle to help health and education causes in Africa.  Check our projects at www.peacepedalers.org/projects.html and surf the Peace Pedalers site from there. Below is a short 2-minute explanation on how we'll use the release of the TV series as a fundraising vehicle for philanthropic causes and the impacts we'll make:

4) THE FUTURE: Peace Pedalers: Africa is just the first series! After we kick- start this first series for Africa, in both English and Spanish (see Spanish below), we’ll move into series for Europe, Latin America and more to make massive impacts worldwide! So your backing of our first series is key to proliferate positive, progressive messages to a world that needs them NOW more than ever.  

If after the video and some research you still don’t feel comfortable making a pledge to back this project, please email me directly and I’m happy to answer any questions. Whatever you do, don't just do nothing.  Remember, no pledge is too small (or too big!) so if you want to see these stories yourself and have them released, please make your pledge right now to the right.

Thanks for your support and we look forward to an exciting adventure together!

Warmest regards,

Jamie and the Peace Pedalers Team

ps.  Scroll way down below for trailers of all 12 episodes and info on rewards we'll hook you up with for backing our project

                          **Versión en español**

Gracias por ver el video! Traté de poner toda la información necesaria para que puedas darnos tu apoyo hoy mismo, ahora si lo deseas. Si lo que has visto te ha movido o emocionado de alguna manera haz tu propia contribución al proyecto AHORA con el botón verde a la direcha. ! GRACIAS! 

Entendemos que algunos de vosotros queráis tener algo más de información al respecto sobre nuestro proyecto antes de hacer cualquier donativo o contribución. Estas son algunas referencias para que puedas dar tu voto de confianza al proyecto, a mí y a mi equipo: 

1) PROGRESO DE LA PRODUCCIÓN: A continuación encontrarás tráilers en bruto para los 12 episodios! Hemos tomado y digitalizado imágenes en bruto almacenadas en más de 56 Terabytes de almacenamiento RAID. Ve abajo y mira todo este material en bruto de nuestra edición de montaje de cada uno de los episodios listos para el pulido final y nuestro viaje de vuelta a África para gravar las últimas tomas. Disfruta del viaje!

2) NUESTRO EQUIPO: Yo soy el productor y el director. Yo como, duermo y respiro este proyecto pero no estoy solo en esto. Entres los miembros del equipo se encuentra nuestro Productor Ejecutivo, Les Stroud, productor y conductor del programa Survivorman, nominado en seis ocasiones a los premios Gemini de TV. Puedes ver más abajo (bajo la sección de premios) a cada miembro del equipo y sus sitios web.

3) INTEGRIDAD Y COMPROMISO: Éste es un proyecto que Peace Pedalers ha llevado a cabo durante 10 años alrededor de 80 paises! Hemos capturado más de 1.000 horas de contenido que demuestran nuestra integridad, pasión y compromiso para conseguir la esencia de nuestro mensaje: conexión, compasión, confianza y tolerancia en el mundo. Échale un vistazo a nuestra web y mira nuestro apartado de proyectos: www.peacepedalers.org/projects.html 

4) EL FUTURO: “Peace Pedalers: África” es solo la primera serie! Después de lanzar la primera serie en África, en Inglés y Español, queremos poner en marcha otras series en Europa, Latino América y más para crear un impacto mundial! Tu apoyo en nuestra primera serie es el primer paso para ayudarnos a proliferar y compartir en todo el mundo nuestro mensaje de positividad y progreso. Nuestro mundo lo necesita ahora más que nunca.

Si tras ver el vídeo y leer toda nuestra información continúas teniendo dudas para apoyar nuestro proyecto, por favor envíame un email directamente y estaré encantado de contestar cualquier pregunta. Recuerda que ninguna contribución es demasiado pequeña (o demasiado grande!). Así que si quieres ver todas estas historias publicadas ayúdanos AHORA y aporta tu granito de arena. 

Gracias por tu apoyo y esperamos tener una emocionante aventura juntos!!

Saludos cordiales,

Jamie y el equipo de Peace Pedalers

                                              ***Version française***

Pour la majorité des personnes, au mot “Afrique” s'associent des images de famine, de guerre, de maladie et de violence. Avant ma traversée de ce continent, j'étais aussi ignorant et plein de préjugés négatifs, principalement à cause des informations véhiculées par les médias. Mais, j'ai décidé d'affronter mes craintes et de voir l'Afrique de mes PROPRES yeux.

Au fil de la route, un intense désir a grandi en moi de montrer au monde la VERITE, comme les cultures sont fascinantes, comme l'histoire est intéressante, comme la musicalité y est incroyable, comme les paysages sont beaux et, plus que tout, comme les peuples d'Afrique sont bons, affectueux et attentionnés. Aider à nous à stopper (ou lutter contre) l'ignorance en publiant une séries de supports ludiques, amusants, colorés, éducatifs et innovants pour changer la vision que le monde tend à associer au mot Afrique.

Si vous ne vous êtes pas encore engagé à nos côtés, vous trouverez ci-dessous quelques éléments pour mieux comprendre notre projet. Rejoignez-nous!

1) AVANCEMENT DE LA PRODUCTION: Ci-dessous vous trouverez des extraits bruts pour les 12 épisodes! Pour cela, nous avons pris la séquence originale que nous avons numérisée, enregistrée et stockée sur plusieurs disques représentant 56 Terabytes. Surfer en bas de page pour voir ces extraits préparés pour chaque épisode, prêts à être montés et également prêts à recevoir les reprises de notre voyage retour en Afrique. Jeter un coup d'oeil à la FAQ (Foire Aux Questions) ci-dessous sur notre budjet détaillé.

2) NOTRE ÉQUIPE : je suis le producteur et l'hôte. Je mange, dors et respire avec ce projet. Mais il n'y a pas que moi. Faites quelques recherches sur notre équipe comme sur notre producteur exécutif Les Stroud, nominé 6 fois aux Gemini Awards (Canada) et  producteur de “Survivorman”. Visionner les démonstrations de notre équipe d'éditeurs, compositeurs et de graphistes. Des liens vers leurs sites web sont disponibles tout en bas de cette page sous la bannière de remerciements.

3) ENGAGEMENT et INTÉGRITÉ: Ce projet de 10 années a embarqué des Peacepedalers dans plus de 80 pays! En s'appuyant sur plus de 1000 heures de contenu filmé, nous avons le sentiment d'avoir démontré notre intégrité, passion et engagement dans la diffusion des messages fondamentaux de connexion, compassion, confiance et tolérance. Découvrez nos projets sur www.peacepedalers.org/projects.html, et n'hésitez pas à surfer sur le site Peace Pedalers

4) L'AVENIR :Peace Pedalers: L'Afrique est juste la première série ! Une fois cette  série sur l'Afrique lancée, en anglais et espagnol, nous nous déplacerons vers l'Europe, l'Amérique Latine et d'autres destinations encore pour toucher le plus de monde. Donc, votre soutien dans notre première série sur l'Afrique est essentiel pour diffuser ces messages positifs et innovants à un monde qui en a besoin MAINTENANT plus que jamais.

Si après le visionnage de la vidéo et un peu de recherche nous ne sentez toujours pas à l'aise pour faire un don de soutien à ce projet, je serai heureux d'échanger avec vous directement par email et de répondre à toutes vos questions. Mais quoi que vous faites, souvenez-vous qu'un engagement n'est jamais trop petit (ou trop grand !) et que si vous voulez voir ces histoires et les faire publier, nous avons besoin de vous et de votre soutien tout de suite, à droite.

Merci pour votre soutien et nous attendons avec impatience de vous avoir à nos côtés dans cette aventure !

Sincères salutations,

Jamie et l'équipe de Peace Pedalers

P.S.: Allez  en bas de la page pour voir les extraits des 12 épisodes et obtenir des renseignements sur les remerciements qui vous seront décernés pour votre soutien au projet                             

                     **Rough Trailers of the Series**

Jamie, Robin and other members of our creative team team have been working for the past year to assemble the rough episodes.  We are getting closer to sharing a truly amazing series!  For now, check out some of our rough trailers below.  I mixed up the order a bit.  Enjoy the ride!

Now that you've seen a taste of what's in the cooker, make your pledge and be rewarded handsomely :)

     Check some of our featured rewards below

Above are just a few goodies in our featured reward called the PEACE PACK.                        Check it out to the right and get one today

1) TRILOGY BOX SETS: Your limited edition box set (DVD or BluRay) will be addressed to you or a loved one and signed by Jamie & Executive Producer Les Stroud.  It will have the entire 12-episode series from South Africa to Morocco, the music compilation Africa Unplugged and the feature documentary Africa's Untold Stories.  This limited edition will include exclusive footage, interviews and specials only shared with Kickstarter supporters. This is a numbered box set with a maximum run equal to the number of box sets rewarded to Kickstarter supporters (plus or minus a few dozen). It also includes four tickets to our screening party in San Francisco and a sticker! Great gift! Gift certificates sent on request.

We'll happily create gift certificates just in time for the holiday season and send them the Trilogy when it's ready. (Neal is working on some really nice ones--stay tuned!)

2) ORTLIEB EXPEDITION PACK: Stop dreaming and start riding!  Ortlieb makes the best waterproof expedition packs on the planet.  When you choose this $450 level of support you'll be rewarded with as set of BOTH rear Bike-Packer Plus and front Sport-Packer Plus.  And, you'll get the digital and box set packages too!  Paint pen signatures available upon request. 

3) ORTLIEB COMMUTER PACK: The ultimate Ortlieb kit for those who ride their bikes a lot! You get BOTH the waterproof messenger bag Sling-It (http://bit.ly/sling-it) and the rack mounted Office Bag (http://bit.ly/office-bag). Also includes both a digital and physical box set, four invites to the party and two stickers. Great gift idea too! Gift certificates included for the Trilogy portion of the reward on request. Paint pen signatures on the bags on request.

4) OLD MAN MOUNTAIN RACK PACK: Old Man Mountain racks are light, strong and the ultimate choice for commuting, recreational or expedition use. This package includes a gift certificate redeemable for front and rear Sherpa racks of your choice plus both the digital and box set packages too!  Check them out at www.oldmanmountain.com   

5) DREAM BIKE PACK: I ride this exact bike and it's simply a dream.  This is a custom built Black Sheep ssNorthdam frame that goes anywhere--without airline bike charges!  The frame comes apart with S&S couplers.  The ultimate bike, period.  I run mine with a cyclocross groupo and do road and cross rides grinning every second.  Ride it to believe it.  More at www.blacksheepbikes.com.  Allow up to a year for delivery (his bikes are popular).  Comes with a Peace Pack of goodies as well.  All for your pledge of a measly $3,500.  Worth every penny!  Frame only, includes shipping in USA.  Add $100 for overseas.

6) SURVIVORMAN PEACE PACK: If you like Les Stroud's work and Peace Pedalers Africa this is a great package! You get all the benefits of the Peace Pack above and we'll include a signed and personally addressed copy of Les Stroud's best-selling book "Survive" with DVD bonus. We'll send you the book, Peace Pedalers gear and gift certificates for the trilogy portion of the reward in time for this Christmas! Great gift for adventurers on your list. Includes shipping. Add $10 for international.

7) NEW! Africa Arts Reward: The music and art in Africa is something I’m passionate to showcase.  Please consider this package as a gift for you, your family or friends. Each package includes:

o   Gift of African Music: Two front row seats + backstage passes to a VIP concert by West African music start Moussa Diallo in Europe.  Check him out at http://www.moussadiallo.com.  Yes, gift certificate available for this section of rewards!

o   Gift of African Art: Hand crafted gems from my own collection I sent home from the expedition.  This art art means a lot to me but this film project means even more so I’m willing to part with 8 special pieces.  You can see the collection available at: https://bitly.com/africa-rewards

o   Producers Special Thanks: For being and early backer who believed in us, Les and I will invite you to have dinner with us at our screening fiesta.  We throw good parties and you gotta meet Les.

o   The Goods: All the goodies in the Peace Pack reward too (socks, hats, stickers make great gifts!  Ho ho, hint hint)

o   Skype Call from Africa: On our filming trip we’ll bring some grateful peeps from the journey to light up your life with good vibes.

8) SIGNED PRINTS: I took about 12,000 photos on the ride around the world and I assembled a few winners I think you'll enjoy.  Just head to http://bit.ly/ks-pics and pick your print, send us the photo name from the information drop down, the size you want, if you want it signed or personalized and you are set!  For $10 you'll get a 5x7, for $25 an 8x10 and $40 for 8x12. Includes shipping in USA. Add $7 for worldwide shipping. 

FAQ

  • If I don't reach the goal I get nothing and you your pledge is canceled. Your credit card. will not be charged. It's an all or nothing campaign.

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  • Check out my website http://www.peacepedalers.org and the trailers we already cut. We are on our way. Les Stroud and our team are all in it to win it. I'm sure you'll see my passion, committment and abilities to follow through with a little bit of research. I have zero doubts that I'll release these stories worldwide. But we need to fund this campaign first so please make your pledge :)

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  • This is not a feature documentary on one DVD. This is 12 hours shot over two years in 22 countries. It's lots of editing and work to produce this. Not to mention the feature film and music compilation. We're already 18 months into the post production process. You get 10x the entertainment and enjoyment but not at 10x the price. I see the release as a great value and I hope you do too after you take this into account.

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  • Yes. It may look different, have a Nat Geo or other channel logo on it, but you'll get it. I promise. There is good news and bad news to getting picked up by a network. The good news is they invest in the show so the quality will be far greater than going solo. The bad news is that they will not allow the DVD or BluRay until after they show it a while. So if we do strike a deal then go watch it first on TV then get your backup copy :) Either way, you are going to take an intimate trip through the continent by backing us.

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  • Some networks will not want to buy a full series but will pick up a feature length film for their viewers. Our goal is to have something for as many channels as possible to get the messages out to as many as possible. The feature will be the "best of best"--truly epic. As for the music release, it's already shot and all we'll do is find the best and add it in as a bonus. So get the box set as a timeless escape to Africa anytime!

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  • This would be my first question if I was asked to back a dream like this. So here goes:

    a) THE BUDGET: Our bare-bones budget is $76,750. By the time Kickstarter and Amazon Payments takes their hefty share of the $85,500 from our backers we're left with about $76,750 plus or minus a few bucks.

    b) THE RETURN TO AFRICA: As one man I could not get all the shots I really needed to create a world class series. Between riding, filming, eating and trying to enjoy the connections with the people I missed 20-25% of the shots necessary to transition the series and keep each episode flowing smoothly. I also could need nature shots, time lapses, close-ups/wides/longs shots, followup interviews with riders and projects, and more. This will be 6 weeks of hard core traveling with the bike, 2 guys, cameras and lean travel for a total of $14,000.

    c) THE STUDIO: I rent a very basic studio where I churn and burn many hours in front of the monitors and laptop editing myself and leading the team efforts. I'll need a full year of cranking to put all this together right so 12 months at $250/month = $4,200

    d) EDITING: This is where more than half of the budget is slated for. Between myself as editor, Robin as senior editor and Bill as supervising editor we've got a bare bones $45,000 slated for countless hours of editing that needs to go down. Les is not being paid from this budget but is hoping for the long term payoff as Executive Producer and he'll be involved in this entire process reviewing cuts and guiding the story.

    e) MUSIC AND SOUND: Zain is and award winning composer and a genius. He's willing to work for far less if need be to get this series completed. Together with our editing team we'll get the music and sound totally dialed in for each episode, feature and music compilation.

    f) TITLES AND GRAPHICS: Graphics will play a good part of each episode. We're allocating $6,800 to do the bumpers, mapping, graphics and effects for the release. Again, the graphics team we have (Kalin and Adad) are willing to work with passion to get this done right at a rates far lower than their commercial clients.

    g) BOX SET PRODUCTION: We'll spend $2,250 in creating our limited release box sets for our Kickstarter supporters including materials, design, printing and duplication.

    So this is the bare minimum we can work with to make this happen. So make your pledge and let's do it!

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  • Yes. We have 85% of the material shot already from the 2-year trip. The only filming left to do is the pickup-shot trip to Africa in the budget. Then it's a big post production effort and we're already 18 months into it with our own funds. We're simply running out of money and need the final Kickstart to keep us rolling for another year of intensive editing.

    We'd like to have much more. We will be looking for additional funding from networks, distributors and potential private investors over the next year as well. We can finish this for $75,000 but the final product will be much better when we find more than bare bones budget. We will. But in case we don't, we'll make it happen with this $75K

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  • There are distributors who work with networks around the world. They have heard our concept, seen and liked the samples of our material, and can find a home for it worldwide. However, we have to deliver them a finished series. This is where you come in. Because we have independently produced the series we can offer the series for sale for a much lower cost than if a network produced it themselves (Jamie did the shooting/travel, sponsors paid for equipment/expenses, the Kickstarter community paid for post production) so this will ease the distribution process.

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    AFRICA UNPLUGGED MP3 DOWNLOAD: I recorded over 100 hours of live performances and most of them were unplugged out in nature with top quality mics. A sample can be seen at http://bit.ly/africa-music. This download will give you at least 12 tracks in quality mp3 format. This is included in all pledges of $15 or more.

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    OLD MAN MOUNTAIN RACK PACK: This package includes a certificate redeemable for a pair of front and rear Sherpa bicycle racks of your choice plus both the digital and box set packages too! Tried and tested worldwide. Great gift idea too! Gift certificates included for the Trilogy portion of the reward on request. Paint pen signature on request. See photos and more description #4 to the left. Includes shipping. Add $40 for international.

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    COLLECTOR'S DELIGHT: There are only 4 jerseys that are still alive and well from the journey, worn by myself and African guests. Don't worry, they have been washed ;). And they come signed and with a message of your choice. Includes Peace Pack benefits as well. Unsigned okay too, of course. Includes shipping. Add $10 for international.

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    STORY-TELLING DINNER: I'll fly to your place, take you out to dinner and share inspirational and exciting stories from the 8-year, 80-country world journey. Also includes all Peace Pack benefits as well. I'll take care of the flight anywhere American Airlines flies but you have to host me for that night :)

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    WEEKEND TANDEM EXPEDITION: Come ride the tandem and experience the adventure that hundreds of guest riders did on the trip. Just show up and you'll be my guest of honor for a weekend of riding, camping and exploring on the tandem (somewhere in California, transport to start not included). Includes Peace Pack reward as well. Gift certificates available upon request for any portion of the reward.

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    DREAM BIKE PACK: I ride this exact Black Sheep Bike and it's simply a dream. This is a custom built ssNorthdam frame that goes anywhere--without airline bike charges! The frame comes apart with S&S couplers. The ultimate frame, period. I run mine with a cyclocross groupo and do road and cross rides grinning every second. More to left in #6. Comes with a Peace Pack of goodies as well. All for your pledge of a measly $3,500--worth every penny. Will arrive as two certificates: one from Black Sheep and one from us for the trilogy.

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    AFRICA EXPERIENCE: Live with co-founder of Good Hope School Innocent and his family alongside the Good Hope School (www.goodhopeschool.net) as an honored guest on a one-week all-inclusive African experience. It does not get much more genuine than this, and a portion of your pledge will go to build the new solar powered library! Includes all ground transport from Entebbe airport in Uganda. International airfare to Entebbe, Uganda not included. Includes VIP Peace Pack benefits as well! Gift certificates available upon request.

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    CORPORATE & ORGANIZATIONAL SPONSORSHIP: We have six spots for organizations who want to partner with the production. There are many benefits, some include: Logo in each episode aired worldwide in "made possible by" opening credit, website exposure, box set exposure, media, rights to use video footage and much more. Contact us for more information. We have amazing global exposure awaiting your company or organization.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: We have space for a few more executive producers. You'll be on a talented and proven team including Les Stroud, Hunter Weeks and Lance Trumbull. This includes all benefits in the VIP Peace Pack too :)

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    ADVENTURE FILMMAKER TRIP: Have you dreamed of a trip to Africa but never made it happen? Do you want to learn some great skills in adventure film-making? Join Jamie and our production team for a week of our Africa filming trip as our honored guests. You'll need to be flexible, tough, drama-free and wiling to stretch your comfort zone. Includes ground transport, basic accommodation, local food, plenty of learning from the production team, and lots of connection with the local people. Airfare not included. Includes VIP Peace Pack benefits too. Gift certificates available upon request.

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