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Volunteers help raise the tent for Memorial Day weekend's MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday night.

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Volunteers lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Volunteers lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent together Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent together Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Tom Zurenko helps spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The center poles for the  77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent are put in place Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The center poles for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent are put in place Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Val Wolking helps lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Val Wolking helps lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Mike Blomgren and other volunteers unload the stakes and poles before raising the festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mike Blomgren and other volunteers unload the stakes and poles before raising the festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sons and Brothers band members Joe Wolking, left, and Aaron Wolking hammer the stakes into the ground with a jackhammer Sunday, May 18, 2014, while raising the 77-by-125-foot tent for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The tent is owned the by family band. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers band members Joe Wolking, left, and Aaron Wolking hammer the stakes into the ground with a jackhammer Sunday, May 18, 2014, while raising the 77-by-125-foot tent for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The tent is owned the by family band. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The festival tent is laid out in sections Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The festival tent is laid out in sections Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sons and Brothers bandmembers Mike Wolking and Joe Wolking measure the spot for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The family band based out of Westcliffe owns the tent. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers bandmembers Mike Wolking and Joe Wolking measure the spot for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The family band based out of Westcliffe owns the tent. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Bill Beagle and other volunteers help lay out the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bill Beagle and other volunteers help lay out the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Desirae Garcia, left, Inaiah Lujan and the Haunted Windchimes perform 2011 the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The band returns this year on Friday night.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Desirae Garcia, left, Inaiah Lujan and the Haunted Windchimes perform 2011 the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The band returns this year on Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Kirk Jones and Sandy Milligan of Colorado Springs dance outside the tent to the music of Boulder Acoustic Society in 2011 at the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kirk Jones and Sandy Milligan of Colorado Springs dance outside the tent to the music of Boulder Acoustic Society in 2011 at the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The crowd dances to the music of Sons & Brothers under the 77-by-125 foot tent during the 2011 MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The crowd dances to the music of Sons & Brothers under the 77-by-125 foot tent during the 2011 MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent together Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent together Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The center poles for the  77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent are put in place Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The center poles for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent are put in place Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Val Wolking helps lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Val Wolking helps lace the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mike Blomgren and other volunteers unload the stakes and poles before raising the festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mike Blomgren and other volunteers unload the stakes and poles before raising the festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Tom Zurenko helps lace together the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers band members Joe Wolking, left, and Aaron Wolking hammer the stakes into the ground with a jackhammer Sunday, May 18, 2014, while raising the 77-by-125-foot tent for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The tent is owned the by family band. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers band members Joe Wolking, left, and Aaron Wolking hammer the stakes into the ground with a jackhammer Sunday, May 18, 2014, while raising the 77-by-125-foot tent for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The tent is owned the by family band. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The festival tent is laid out in sections Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The festival tent is laid out in sections Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Volunteers spread the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers bandmembers Mike Wolking and Joe Wolking measure the spot for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The family band based out of Westcliffe owns the tent. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sons and Brothers bandmembers Mike Wolking and Joe Wolking measure the spot for the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The family band based out of Westcliffe owns the tent. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bill Beagle and other volunteers help lay out the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bill Beagle and other volunteers help lay out the 77-by-125-foot, 2,000-pound festival tent Sunday, May 18, 2014, for this weekend's sixth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The music begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. More information can be found at http://www.rockymountainhighway.org/meadowgrass. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Desirae Garcia, left, Inaiah Lujan and the Haunted Windchimes perform 2011 the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The band returns this year on Friday night.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Desirae Garcia, left, Inaiah Lujan and the Haunted Windchimes perform 2011 the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The band returns this year on Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kirk Jones and Sandy Milligan of Colorado Springs dance outside the tent to the music of Boulder Acoustic Society in 2011 at the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kirk Jones and Sandy Milligan of Colorado Springs dance outside the tent to the music of Boulder Acoustic Society in 2011 at the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The crowd dances to the music of Sons & Brothers under the 77-by-125 foot tent during the 2011 MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The crowd dances to the music of Sons & Brothers under the 77-by-125 foot tent during the 2011 MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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