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Gracie Beile is a sophomore at Mira Costa College, majoring in sociology and minoring in education. She plans to transfer to California State University San Marcos. In addition to contributing to The College Fix, she is an active community volunteer and sustaining member in the National Charity League. She also enjoys ballet dance, going to the beach with friends, and travel. After graduation she plans to start her career as an academic counselor.    
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Ethan Berman is a senior at the University of Texas-Austin. He is studying Radio, Television, and Film production, getting a minor in Hebrew, and hopes to study law. His work and content have been featured on InfoWars. When he isn’t writing articles, he works as the head writer for Sneak Peek, the longest-running show on the FCC-licensed Texas Student Television.
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Alberto Bufalino is a student at Wake Forest University studying in Politics and International Affairs. On campus he participates for the Wake Forest Review and the Wake Forest College Republicans. He is considering a career in politics and law.
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Cooper Conway attends the Boise State University Honors College, where he is earning his Bachelor of Science in political science with an emphasis on American government and public policy. He has served as an intern for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. where he provided research for the Ed Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. He has also served as a research associate for the Cascade Policy Institute in Portland, Oregon.
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Isaac graduated in May from Thomas Aquinas College with a double major in philosophy and theology. He currently is working as a Resident Director and Development Officer for his alma mater, helping with its new campus in Northfield, Massachusetts. Last summer he had his introduction to journalism with the Media Research Center working as a reporter for MRC Culture. Isaac is also a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and is an ISI Honors Scholar.
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Aaron Cummings is a junior communications major at Clovis Community College who plans to transfer to Fresno State University. In addition to The College Fix, his work has been published on Lone Conservative. He has a strong passion for politics in California, a state that desperately needs conservative voices to be heard.
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Thomas Curry is a sophomore at the Catholic University of America, majoring in Media & Communication Studies and minoring in Politics. He is a writer for the university’s independent newspaper The Tower. He is also a member of Alpha Delta Gamma, the Knights of Columbus, and is heavily involved with his school’s Campus Ministry Office, where he will be resident minister next year.
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Jessica Custodio is a student at SUNY Dutchess, studying government and politics. She also writes for Young Americans Against Socialism and has written for Campus Reform. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
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Jake Dima is a recent journalism and communications graduate of the University of Florida. He has worked as both a contributor and full-time politics reporter for the Daily Caller. Jake has also contributed to a variety of local outlets in the Gainesville, Florida, area and his bylines can be found in The National Interest, Yahoo News, The Daily Signal and more. As an undergrad, he was the president and social media director of the UF ice hockey team.
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Jaylem Durousseau is a senior at Regis University in Denver, CO majoring in Politics with a minor in history. He currently is the President of the Regis Students for Life chapter, a Students for Life Invictus Men's fellow, a member of the Regis Debate team, and an Army Reservist. Some of Jaylem's other work can be found on the Students for Life of America blog.
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Connor Ellington is a double-longhorn at the University of Texas School of Law. He has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and government. He is a member of the Federalist Society, the Young Conservatives of Texas, and the Texas Review of Law and Politics. In addition to writing for The College Fix, Connor is a law clerk at the Law Offices of Tony McDonald.
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Audrey Fahlberg is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia studying Political Philosophy, Policy and Law. She is currently an opinion writer, editorial board member and columnist for The Cavalier Daily, the student newspaper. This summer, she interned for the American Enterprise Institute fellow Jonah Goldberg. In her free time, Audrey enjoys reading and singing with The Virginia Sil'hooettes, one of UVA's all-female a cappella groups. Her work has also been featured in the Washington Examiner.
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Alex Frank is a junior at Texas Christian University, studying political science and business. Alex is currently an opinion columnist for The Times of Israel and a liaison and blogger for the American Conservation Coalition. Formerly, Alex interned for Sen. Ted Cruz in Austin, Texas, and currently, he hosts the rapidly growing Generation-Z podcast, “The Contrarian Conservatarian.” He is also president of the Young Americans for Freedom campus club. In his personal life, Alex practices conservative Judaism and cheers on the Boston Red Sox.
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Ellie Gardey is a junior at the University of Notre Dame majoring in political science and philosophy and minoring in journalism. She is co-president of Notre Dame's Students for Child-Oriented Policy. Ellie has interned at the Daily Caller and served as managing editor of Notre Dame’s Irish Rover.
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Ema Gavrilovic is a graduate student at DePaul University. She is a member of the DePaul College Republicans, Young Americans for Freedom, vice president of DePaul's Turning Point USA chapter, and secretary of the Illinois College Republican Federation.
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Jakob Glogauer is a sophomore at Ryerson University, majoring in radio and television arts. In his spare moments, he spends his time in engaging with the world on pro-Israel activities; he also works as a student ambassador for PragerU. In addition to The College Fix, his work has been published by The Post Millennial.
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College Fix contributor Gabrielle Golenberg is a student at the University of Southern California in the Annenberg School who has interned as Israel advocacy and education organizations StandWithUs and AIPAC and is an intern at Hillel at USC.
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John Hasson is a junior at the University of Dallas, where he studies political philosophy. He is a former NCAA lacrosse player, was named a 2019 Hatton W. Sumners Scholar, and serves as a senator in the UD Student Government. He is also contributor for Campus Reform and has appeared on The Joe Pags Show.
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Charles Hilu is a sophomore studying political science at the University of Michigan. In addition to reporting for The College Fix, Charles also writes for his on-campus publication, The Michigan Review, and serves as secretary of Michigan's Young Americans for Freedom chapter. After finishing his undergraduate degree, he plans to study law.
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Kyle is a sophomore at St. Olaf College where he studies political science and history. Kyle has worked as staff on a congressional campaign, interned with the Center of The American Experiment, serves as Vice Chair for the Minnesota College Republicans, has contributed to conservative outlets across the web, and was named the 2018 Minnesota College Republicans Activist of the Year.
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Sarah Imgrund is a sophomore at Liberty University, majoring in government with a concentration in politics and public policy. She has interned with the GOP for gubernatorial, congressional, and local races and has interned at a local law firm. She currently works part-time for an international agricultural publication, designing and editing a digital newsletter and in sales. In her free time, she does graphic design work for a Christian ministry and volunteers as an assistant coach for city tennis clinics. After graduation, she plans to go to law school.
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Julia was born and raised in New Jersey but is currently a junior at the University of South Carolina, where she studies political science and journalism. She is involved with multiple conservative student organizations on campus, including Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Freedom. She has interned for the South Carolina Republican Party and campaigned for various Republican leaders. Julia plans on becoming a political commentator, analyst, and journalist, and already tweets about politics.
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Ahnaf Kalam is a journalist in Denver and the Denver associate for the Counter-Islamist Grid. His work has previously appeared in Areo Magazine, The Gazette, The Daily Wire, and other publications. He graduated from CU Denver in May 2019.
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Henry Kokkeler is a junior at Washington State University studying political science and history. He is also a contributor to The Libertarian Republic and enjoys studying conservative intellectual history on the side. He is considering entering the think-tank world and becoming a research assistant.
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Brianna Kraemer is a junior at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs studying communication, political science and Spanish. While studying in Spain, she was a student blogger for the AIFS study abroad program. Her work has also been published in The Scribe, the student newspaper at UCCS. She participates in Turning Point USA on her campus and hopes to pursue a career in politics and journalism.
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Maria is a sophomore at Franciscan University of Steubenville, double majoring in political science and communication arts. She enjoys being active in her church by being a cantor and volunteers at her local hospital and soup kitchen.
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Cole Levine is a sophomore studying political science at the University of Texas-El Paso. When he isn’t writing for his blog College Conservative Soapbox, he enjoys playing and performing flamenco guitar, having trained to accompany dancers and singers at schools in Granada and Algeciras in southern Spain. He also enjoys horseback riding, elk hunting and fishing small lakes in New Mexico.
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Lexi Lonas is a student reporter with The College Fix and a columnist for Lone Conservative. This summer she will intern with the Washington Examiner and serve as a fellow for Heritage’s program, The Academy. Previously, Lexi interned at the Daily Caller and her work has also been published by the Daily Signal. She will graduate this fall from Penn State Altoona.
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Christian Lubke is a sophomore at Carthage College in Wisconsin. He is double majoring in political science and history. He is also a Live Action Ambassador. In addition to writing for The College Fix, he is a contributor and editor for Lone Conservative.
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Ava Magalei is currently attending Snow College, where she is studying psychology. Aside from journalism, her interests include music and science.
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Maggie Malecki is a junior at Pennsylvania State University majoring in economics. She is the secretary of Penn State College Republicans and a member of Alpha Phi.
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Erin McLaughlin graduated Grove City College in 2020 with a degree in political science. Currently she is a researcher at The American Spectator. 
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Zachary Miller is a student at Baylor University in the University Scholars honors program. He currently serves as chairman of Baylor Young Americans for Freedom. His work has appeared in Texas Scorecard, Lone Conservative and The College Fix. 
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Landon will graduate from Kennesaw State University this fall with a bachelor's degree in journalism and emerging media and a minor in sociology. He is a contributor at Lone Conservative, a journalism intern for Pulp Magazine, a student writer for the Office of Research at KSU and a staff writer for his school newspaper, The Sentinel. Landon will begin an editorial internship with the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research in the fall. He has previously been a contributor at 71 Republic.
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Donovan Newkirk graduated from the University at Buffalo with a bachelor's degree in political science. In addition to writing for The College Fix, Donovan contributed to the University at Buffalo's independent student publication, The Spectrum. Donovan will be interning with The Daily Caller this fall. He is also considering a career in law.
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Phillip is a sophomore at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he is majoring in political science. He serves as the public relations chair for his local YAF chapter and is an alumnus of the National Journalism Center. This summer Phillip interned with the Daily Caller.
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Dalton Nunamaker is majoring in government and psychology at Georgetown University. Originally from Missouri, he worked on Senator Josh Hawley's (R-MO) campaign and then as a military policy intern in the Senate. Dalton is on the executive board of the Georgetown College Republicans and Campus Outreach Christian ministry. He is also a co-host of the "Fly on the Wall" Podcast at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.
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Mukil Pari is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. He is currently a board member at UCLA's Information Studies Institute Chapter. After graduation, he plans to attend medical school, work in surgical medicine, and work to improve health policy.
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Alexander Pease is an undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He studies political science, philosophy and law. He is a member of the Undergraduate Student Senate. Pease is a contributor to The Boston Free Beacon. Presently, he is especially interested in existentialism, U.S. foreign policy and political theory. Aside from journalism and politics, Alexander enjoys playing drums, listening to music and poetry.
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Matthew is a sophomore at the University of Chicago, studying Political Science and English. In his spare time, he enjoys contributing op-eds to media outlets across the country.
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College Fix staff writer Jeremiah Poff graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2019 with a degree in journalism and a minor in human life studies. Jeremiah has written dozens of news stories and columns for various publications including The Washington Examiner's Red Alert Politics, Fox News, and The Daily Signal. He is a regular contributor to ToddStarnes.com and is fluent in Spanish.
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Jessica Resuta is a junior at Franciscan University of Steubenville majoring in journalism.
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John Rigolizzo is a junior at Rutgers University, studying English and history. In addition to The College Fix, he is an avid writer. He is the author of the book "I Am Sentinel," available on Amazon, and runs the politics blog "Ardent Individualist."  
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Troy Sargent is a first-year student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor majoring in finance. In addition to The College Fix, Troy contributes to Lone Conservative. After graduation he plans to attend graduate school to study economics.
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Originally from Mocksville, North Carolina, Emma Schambach doubled majored in political science and communications with a focus in public advocacy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She served as president of the Network of Enlightened Women at UNCC, founding chairwoman of Young Americans for Freedom at UNCC, state communications director for the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans, and campus liaison for Mecklenburg County Young Republicans.
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Eric Schmidt is an economics graduate student at Purdue University. He holds a BSBA in Economics from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Webster University. He currently works as a healthcare consultant in Lean Six Sigma process improvement and change management.
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Alexa Secrest is a senior at Gettysburg College studying French and political science. At Gettysburg, she participates in Young Americans for Freedom and the Bullets Marching Band. She has interned at the Heritage Foundation and the Daily Caller News Foundation, both in Washington, D.C.
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Misty Severi is a graduating senior at California Baptist University, with a double-major in journalism and history. She is in charge of political coverage for the CBU student journalism team for the 2020-21 school year. She also works as a freelance reporter and photographer with her local paper The Press Enterprise, and as an election coverage stringer for the Associated Press. 
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Brittany Slaughter is a sophomore at Liberty University studying journalism with a minor in criminal justice. She has worked as an editor and writer for Odyssey, and has also been published in the Washington Examiner. She was previously nominated for the Network of enlightened Women’s Writer of the Year award.
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Addison Smith is a sophomore at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he is majoring in business marketing and minoring in politics and policy. He currently serves as secretary for Liberty's Turning Point USA chapter. During his free time, Addison enjoys weightlifting, being outdoors and building relationships in his community.
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Atilla Sulker is a second-year electrical engineering student at Florida State University. His work has been published or cited by the Washington Examiner, the Epoch Times, Townhall.com, Lewrockwell.com, the Mises Institute, the American Enterprise Institute and the Foundation for Economic Education. In his free time, he is an entrepreneur exploring applications of augmented reality to K-5 education.
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Olivia Tikalsky is a rising senior at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte majoring in health systems management and minoring in women and gender studies. She is involved on campus with Young Americans for Freedom and the Network of enlightened Women’s executive boards. She currently works as a legal assistant at a law firm in Davidson, North Carolina.
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Christopher Tremoglie is a Russian and Eastern European studies major and political science minor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a senior editor with The Statesman, the University of Pennsylvania's truly independent newspaper, and former editor-in-chief of the Community College of Philadelphia's The Student Vanguard. Christopher is a two-time recipient of the Keystone Press Award in 2016 and 2017. He has recently returned from Russia, where he attended a Russian immersion program studying language and culture at Moscow State University. He also covered international events such as the 2018 World Cup and 2018 pension reform protests in Moscow. Christopher was a credentialed member of the media for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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Hayley Tschetter is a senior at the University of Northwestern - St. Paul, majoring in communication studies and minoring in Bible and graphic design. Her Christian faith has greatly influenced her political views, giving her a huge passion for sharing the truth through writing. She has previously worked as a student spokesperson with Students for Life of America. She has been published on Townhall, the New Guard and Students for Life of America’s blog. She hopes to continue using her skills to spread the Christian and conservative message to young people in America.
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John Tuttle is a senior at Benedictine College majoring in journalism and theology. He won second place in the news/event writing category of the 2020 Kansas Collegiate Media Awards. His work has appeared on news websites such as The Hill and MediaFile and in print periodicals such as The Wanderer newspaper and Culture Wars magazine. He has also served as the prose editor for Loomings, Benedictine's literary magazine.
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Drew Van Voorhis attends San Diego State University, majoring in business. On campus, he is involved in College Republicans and is an active member of PragerFORCE.
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Kassie Vickers is a student at Victor Valley College majoring in political science. On campus, she is very active with the Model United Nations. After she earns her bachelor's degree, she plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in politics and journalism. In her free time, Kassie enjoys keeping up on current events and watching stand-up comedy.
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Catherine Viz is a senior at Saint Mary’s College double majoring in history and humanistic studies with a minor in constitutional studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is a trumpet player in the Notre Dame Marching Band, a member of Saint Mary's College Belles for Life, and a runner in her free time.
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Jackson Walker is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin majoring in English creative writing. In addition to The College Fix, Jackson also writes for UW student newspaper the Badger Herald. Outside of classes, Jackson keeps busy with his involvement in the UW Marching band, which has taken him to two NFL stadiums and the Rose Bowl.
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Ben Walls is a Virginia Tech student majoring in multimedia journalism. In addition to reporting for The College Fix, he is the news editor for Virginia Tech's independent newspaper, the Collegiate Times, a student production assistant for the ACC Network, and an active member of Students for Life of America.
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Rory Walsh studies industrial labor relations, American politics, and business at Cornell University. He has interned for former New York Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. After completing his undergraduate degree he plans to study law and business.
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College Fix contributor Stone Washington is a Juris Master student at Emory Law School and a recent graduate of Clemson University. He has interned at The Heritage Foundation, Creative Inquiry-Clemson, and The Daily Caller. His work has also appeared on Professor Ellis Washington’s website, the Ellis Washington Report, as well as with Renew America and the Tiger Town Observer, among other outlets.
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Chase Watkins is a sophomore attending Utah Valley University, where he’s working toward an associate's degree. In addition to The College Fix, he has contributed to Turning Point News, A View From Gen Z, and is the author of a diary at RedState. After graduating and serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chase hopes to join the U.S. Armed Forces and serve overseas.
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Evan Weaver is a junior at Ball State University in Indiana. He is double majoring in news journalism and telecommunications and minoring in sports studies. He covers news and sports for the Ball State Daily News student newspaper and is press secretary for his campus Students for Life chapter. He is also a member of Cardinal Catholic. In his free time, Evan enjoys riding his bike, spending time with his family, and browsing the news.
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Michael attends Yeshiva University, majoring in political science. He spent the past year and a half studying Bible and the Talmud at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel. He is currently a writer for the website Patheos.com, an online compendium of blogs featuring diverse perspectives on religion and modern life, where he offers an Orthodox Jewish take on contemporary culture and politics.
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Coy Westbrook is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in agricultural leadership, minors in poultry science and international development, and a certificate in international trade. Currently he is a first year law student at St. Mary’s University School of Law. He previously worked as an intern for U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, and as a legislative director in the Texas House of Representatives during the 86th Legislative Session.

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