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Samuel L. Jackson, Liv Ullmann and Elaine May to receive Honorary Oscars


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 17:05:32 -0400

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Actor and activist Danny Glover will also receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Academy's Governors Awards ceremony in January 2022.

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Brittney Spencer: Nashville's new star


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 16:53:43 -0400

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Country singer-songwriter Brittney Spencer has been championed by artists like Maren Morris and Amanda Shires, but hasn't signed a record deal – yet. Anthony Mason visited Spencer in her hometown of Baltimore, where she fell in love with country music. She talks about finding her way in a changing Nashville, why she almost gave up on her dream, and how it felt to make her debut at the Grand Ole Opry.

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Loki becomes 1st major queer character in Marvel Cinematic Universe


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:44:53 -0400

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The show's director said it was her "goal" to acknowledge Loki's sexual orientation.

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Justin Timberlake: "We should all be supporting Britney"


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:35:07 -0400

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"No one should EVER be held against their will... or ever have to ask permission to access everything they've worked so hard for," Timberlake said.

Read more: Justin Timberlake: "We should all be supporting Britney"


Pop star Britney Spears makes emotional plea in court to end conservatorship


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:26:08 -0400

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A judge in Los Angeles heard an emotional plea from pop star Britney Spears, saying she was being exploited. She's asking for her long-standing conservatorship by her father and others be terminated. Lilia Luciano reports.

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Drake Bell pleads guilty to crimes involving a minor


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:25:02 -0400

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Bell is scheduled to be sentenced July 12 after pleading guilty to two charges.

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"Drake and Josh" star charged for crimes against a child


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:24:32 -0400

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Bell allegedly sent a 15-year-old girl "inappropriate social media messages" for months leading up to a concert in December 2017.

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Britney Spears' conservatorship is an "unusual case," lawyer says


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:23:51 -0400

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"Britney Spears is about to turn 40. This has been a conservatorship that has been in effect for about 13 years. So, it is very unusual in this kind of circumstance for this kind of a court-appointed process to apply," said lawyer Seth Berenzweig.

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Britney Spears' conservatorship, explained


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 13:07:50 -0400

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Spears, 39, is expected to address the court about her conservatorship Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom.

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Attorney Sarah Wentz analyzes Britney Spears conservatorship hearing


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 12:57:47 -0400

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Corporate attorney Sarah Wentz, who specializes in conservatorships, and “Entertainment Tonight” host Kevin Frazier join “CBS This Morning” to discuss the Britney Spears conservatorship court hearing.

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Britney Spears asks judge to end conservatorship: "I feel bullied"


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:16:51 -0400

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"I shouldn't be in a conservatorship if I can work and provide money and work for myself and pay other people. It makes no sense."

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Britney Spears demands change in conservatorship battle


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:36:43 -0400

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Britney Spears spoke to a court for the first time publicly about her conservatorship, in which her father controls much of her life. Lilia Luciano has the details.

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Saturday Sessions: Amythyst Kiah performs "Black Myself"


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:26:29 -0400

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Amythyst Kiah was raised in Tennessee. She was a rising star when she was invited to join "Our Native Daughters" — a super-group featuring Rhiannon Giddens that paid tribute to the struggles of black women through history. One of her songs on that album earned a 2019 Grammy nomination. That song also appears on her just-released solo album "Wary + Strange." Performing for Saturday Sessions, here is Amythyst Kiah with "Black Myself."

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Saturday Sessions: Amythyst Kiah performs "Wild Turkey"


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:11:32 -0400

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Amythyst Kiah was raised in Tennessee. She was a rising star when she was invited to join "Our Native Daughters" — a super-group featuring Rhiannon Giddens that paid tribute to the struggles of black women through history. One of her songs on that album earned a 2019 Grammy nomination. That song also appears on her just-released solo album "Wary + Strange." Performing for Saturday Sessions, here is Amythyst Kiah with "Wild Turkey."

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Saturday Sessions: Amythyst Kiah performs "Tender Organs"


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:11:02 -0400

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Amythyst Kiah was raised in Tennessee. She was a rising star when she was invited to join "Our Native Daughters" — a super-group featuring Rhiannon Giddens that paid tribute to the struggles of black women through history. One of her songs on that album earned a 2019 Grammy nomination. That song also appears on her just-released solo album "Wary + Strange." Performing for Saturday Sessions, here is Amythyst Kiah with "Tender Organs."

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Best-selling YA authors of "Blackout" on importance of centering, celebrating Black love


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:38:50 -0400

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Six best-selling young adult authors — Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk and Nicola Yoon — teamed up to write a novel centering and celebrating Black love. "Blackout" weaves together six stories of love and friendship set during a massive power outage in New York City. First on "CBS This Morning," the six writers come together to discuss the collaboration and the importance of representing young people of color in joyful love stories.

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Christine Baranski on new season of "The Good Fight," lessons learned in 2020


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:37:25 -0400

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Award-winning actress Christine Baranski joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the newest season of "The Good Fight." She'll share how hot button topics within the storylines come from real life events.

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Joe Biden says he's "so proud" of pro athletes for coming out


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:28:28 -0400

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"Because of you, countless kids around the world are seeing themselves in a new light today," the president said.

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Carl Nassib's NFL jersey a top seller after he says he's gay


Created: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:59:00 -0400

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Las Vegas Raider's No. 94 shirt is No. 1 after defensive end makes history as first openly gay active player in the NFL.

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Weightlifter will be first trans athlete to compete at Olympics


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 22:27:48 -0400

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At 43, Laurel Hubbard will also be the oldest lifter at the Games.

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Ciara is "cerving confidence" with new cervical cancer campaign


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 22:21:59 -0400

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The #CervingConfidence website states that Black women are twice as likely to die from cervical cancer as White women.

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Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 19:34:11 -0400

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"I've been meaning to do this for a while now but I finally feel comfortable enough to get it off my chest," Nassib said Monday.

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Billie Eilish apologizes for mouthing racial slur in video


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:38:53 -0400

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Eilish said she didn't know the word was derogatory at the time.

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Seth Meyers, late night's "Mr. Nice Guy"


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 07:25:49 -0400

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The "Saturday Night Live" alum who has hosted "Late Night with Seth Meyers" since 2014 talks about leaving his COVID-lockdown attic and returning to the TV studio, and about whether his sunny reputation hides a dark side. (Spoiler alert: it doesn't!)

Read more: Seth Meyers, late night's "Mr. Nice Guy"


Kevin Boseman on Dance Against Cancer benefit, death of his brother Chadwick Boseman


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:23:46 -0400

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Writer, actor and dancer Kevin Boseman is participating in a benefit for the non-profit Dance Against Cancer. He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his upcoming performance, his brother's tragic death and his own previous battle against cancer.

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Quiara Alegría Hudes on why Washington Heights neighborhood is the true star of “In the Heights”


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:04:33 -0400

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Adriana Diaz returns to her birthplace, Washington Heights, with "In the Heights" screenwriter, Quiara Alegría Hudes The film is about community, and the neighborhood itself is one of the stars of the film.

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Steven Spielberg signs a deal with Netflix


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 20:00:24 -0400

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Amblin Partners, which is behind Spielberg's iconic films, has produced countless movies — some of which have already gone to Netflix.

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George Clooney, Kerry Washington launch new Los Angeles film school


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 19:50:00 -0400

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"Our aim is to better reflect the diversity of our country. That means starting early," Clooney said in a statement.

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Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt on season two of award-winning show "Ted Lasso"


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:13:43 -0400

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Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt, co-creators, writers and stars of hit show "Ted Lasso" joined “CBS This Morning” to share the trailer for the show's second season, and discuss their latest title– Peabody Award winners.

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Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon but will play in Tokyo Olympics


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:21:56 -0400

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"She is taking some personal time with friends and family," her agent said in a statement.

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TV host Graham Norton on chat show, new novel


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:20:42 -0400

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Anthony Mason interviews TV host Graham Norton, who delights audiences every week with Britain's version of the late night talk show. His sharp comedic timing, unique laugh and effortless ease with guests who chat over drinks on the famous red sofa have made “The Graham Norton Show“ a hit. The eight-time BAFTA Award winner also hosts a radio show and writes. In the spare time Norton somehow found, he has written his third novel, “Home Stretch.”

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Bobby Flay on the next generation of cooking heroes


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:03:18 -0400

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The cookbook author and Food Network star says inspiration for home cooks is now coming not just from TV chefs, but from TikTok.

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Chappelle documentary is first Radio City show since March 2020


Created: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:12:36 -0400

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Masks weren't required inside Radio City Music Hall but proof of vaccination was.

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Seth Meyers, late night's "Mr. Nice Guy"


Created: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:19:43 -0400

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The "Saturday Night Live" alum who has hosted "Late Night with Seth Meyers" since 2014 talks with correspondent Rita Braver about leaving his COVID-lockdown attic and returning to the TV studio, and about whether his sunny reputation hides a dark side. (Spoiler alert: it doesn't!)

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"It's a Sin": Drama at the beginning of the AIDS crisis


Created: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:39:43 -0400

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The acclaimed HBO Max series, "It's a Sin," tells the story of a group of gay men and their friends who live and love in London in the early 1980s, at the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis. The show, which features a largely LGBTQ cast, shines a light on a dark chapter that's been fading from memory. Correspondent Imtiaz Tyab talks with the show's producer-writer, Russell T. Davies, and with two of its stars: Neil Patrick Harris and Lydia West.

Read more: "It's a Sin": Drama at the beginning of the AIDS crisis


The hit series "It's a Sin": When AIDS was new and unknown


Created: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:43:00 -0400

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The acclaimed HBO Max series, featuring a largely LGBTQ cast, tells the story of a group of gay men and their friends in London in the early 1980s at the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis, shining a light on a dark chapter that's been fading from memory.

Read more: The hit series "It's a Sin": When AIDS was new and unknown


From 2002: Fashion designer Ralph Rucci


Created: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:13:44 -0400

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In July 2002 designer Ralph Rucci was the first American in over 60 years to be invited to show his own couture collection in Paris. In a report that aired on "Sunday Morning" October 27, 2002, Rucci talked with correspondent Martha Teichner about his inspirations, from Cristóbal Balenciaga to Asian spiritualism, and the obsessive perfectionism that runs through his workroom. Teichner also talked with New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn, and with Joan Kaner, fashion director of Neiman Marcus, about Rucci's impact.

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Bruce Springsteen's drummer Max Weinberg and his daughter share their inspiring story


Created: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:06:43 -0400

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In honor of Father's Day, the unbreakable bond between a father and a daughter. Max Weinber, the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and his daughter, author Ali Rogin, tell the story of how the BRCA1 gene mutation led them to fight for their health and strengthened their relationship. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

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After a year stuck indoors, visitors are overcrowding national parks


Created: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:11:50 -0400

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Half a dozen national parks have instituted online reservation systems to spare visitors from hours-long wait times.

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2021 Tribeca Festival: More highlights you can stream at home (Part 4)


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:11:17 -0400

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The 20th annual festival is not limited to NYC audiences, with many world premiere features and documentaries available to stream at home.

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Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper, "Schoolhouse Rock" added to National Recording Registry


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:08:09 -0400

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Library of Congress' list of recordings to be preserved for future generations includes music by Cab Calloway and Earth Wind & Fire, the Broadway musical "Hair," and the radio series "Gunsmoke" (with audio samples)

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2021 Tribeca Festival: More highlights you can stream at home (Part 3)


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:18:59 -0400

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The 20th annual festival is not limited to NYC audiences, with many world premiere features and documentaries available to stream at home.

Read more: 2021 Tribeca Festival: More highlights you can stream at home (Part 3)


2021 Tribeca Festival: More highlights you can stream at home (Part 2)


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:18:09 -0400

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The 20th annual festival is not limited to NYC audiences, with many world premiere features and documentaries available to stream at home.

Read more: 2021 Tribeca Festival: More highlights you can stream at home (Part 2)


2021 Tribeca Festival: Opening highlights to stream at home


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:16:25 -0400

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The 20th annual festival is not limited to NYC audiences, with many world premiere features and documentaries available to stream at home.

Read more: 2021 Tribeca Festival: Opening highlights to stream at home


Rita Moreno pushes back against "In the Heights" criticism


Created: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:55:50 -0400

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"You can never do right, it seems," Moreno said Tuesday. "I'm simply saying, can't you just wait a while and leave it alone?"

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News of Mindy Kaling's "Scooby Doo" spinoff spurs reactions


Created: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 17:11:23 -0400

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Velma, like Kaling, will be of East Asian descent and some on Twitter have shared racist opinions on this choice.

Read more: News of Mindy Kaling's "Scooby Doo" spinoff spurs reactions


Lin-Manuel Miranda addresses "In the Heights" controversy


Created: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:18:39 -0400

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"In trying to paint a mosaic of this community, we fell short. I'm truly sorry. I'm learning from the feedback, I thank you for raising it and listening," Lin-Manuel Miranda, the film's creator, said.

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Alex Somers mines musical gold for documentary "Dawson City: Frozen Time"


Created: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:14:05 -0400

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Composer conjures an ethereal, haunting soundscape for documentary about silent film reels found buried for decades in a Yukon gold prospecting town (with audio samples)

Read more: Alex Somers mines musical gold for documentary "Dawson City: Frozen Time"


Soccer star sends message 3 days after collapsing during match


Created: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 21:55:55 -0400

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Christian Eriksen had to be resuscitated with a defibrillator on the field during Denmark's game against Finland.

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Amanda Kloots discusses new memoir about losing her husband Nick Cordero to coronavirus


Created: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 16:16:45 -0400

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Amanda Kloots, co-host of "The Talk" on CBS, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new memoir, "Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero."

Read more: Amanda Kloots discusses new memoir about losing her husband Nick Cordero to coronavirus

 
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