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  • Branch Hours: Monday-Saturday 12:00pm. to 8:00pm Sunday & Holidays 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May be open later or earlier on Mon-Sat,depending on Calendar Requirements.  9/2/2016 7:52:45 PM - Alf Ash
  • Please visit the Gallery often to view photos of special events, parades and entertainment. 5/28/2015 6:31:44 AM - Alf Ash
  • You are encouraged to take an active roll in your Legion. Your continued support is appreciated and helps to keep our Branch financially healthy. 5/28/2015 6:31:22 AM - Alf Ash
         





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Veterans helping veterans in more ways than one
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Tyler Calver-CTV News/AA

A group of Royal Canadian Legion Veteran service officers are reaching out to help former military personnel get assistance that most didn’t know was available. Their goal can range from getting people off the streets to providing up to $6,000 worth of dental work. “[we want] to create a...
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Veterans Affairs reverses decision, opens beds for Allied war vets
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Kayla Hounsell-CBC News/AA

Veterans Affairs reverses decision, opens beds for Allied war vets Minister says more beds needed for Allied vets as population of WW II, Korean War vets decreases Veterans Affairs Canada says it will expand access to Halifax's Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Hospital by making more than...
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Alf Ash

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30 Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00 Music by Carl & June host this Karaoke Event, Donations are appreciated! The kitchen committee will feature a special dinner menu every Tuesday. See posters for full details. ----- NOTE...
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Draw Your Partner Pool tournament - Feb. 9th. 2019
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Larry Leiskau/AA

Draw Your Partner Pool tournament - Feb. 9th. 2019 $500.00 Draw Your Partner Winner Takes All 8-Ball POOL TOURNAMENT Saturday Feb. 9th. 2019 Advance Registration…………………………..$10. Per player Day Of Registration………………………………$15. Per Player ( 9 – 9:45 am. ) Play starts 10 am....
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Alf Ash/ Corey McFaddin

Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people. Members/Non-Members may rent all or part of our facility for parties, weddings, meetings etc. Non-members will pay a higher fee for the hall rental. 1. The period of rental shall be from 8 PM to 1 AM. Access to...
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Google Branch 50 Website?Note Branch Hours.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Alf Ash

A few people who use the computer are going onto 'Google' to check out the Branch Hours, they go onto this site: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50,which shows them that the Branch 50 is Closed on Saturday and Sunday, it also shows pictures of the old Legion which had upstairs and downstairs, it...
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Canadian war vet denied access to N.S. veterans hospital
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Kayla Hounsell · CBC News/AA

A Canadian war veteran is being denied access to a Halifax veterans hospital even though there are empty beds in the facility — all because he wasn't Canadian at the time of his wartime service. Sitting recently in his home in Hubbards, N.S., 91-year-old Gordon Smith showed off the medals on...
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OLDER NEWS


Veterans
Marguerite Ferguson never let her family forget her big brother Leo, killed at 21 by a German shell
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Jeff Outhit Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — He was a small man whose brave death in combat cast a shadow that has lasted 100...

   

RCL
Aging, dwindling legions look to halt long decline: 'We are changing'
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Holly McKenzie-Sutter , The Canadian Press/AA
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In the heart of downtown Regina, Royal Canadian Legion's Regina Branch 001 has provided communal...

Births Deaths and Marriages
Obituary for John Frederick Peddle
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA
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John Frederick Peddle Peddle, John: Passed away, peacefully, with family by his side, on...

   

Poppy Campaign
GRT workers come together to cover the cost of Remembrance Day buses for veterans
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Laura Booth Waterloo Region Record/AA
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WATERLOO REGION — When bus driver Michael Hogue heard local veterans clubs were struggling to...

Miscellaneous
Johnston pledges to release public report on expenses incurred since retirement
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Canadian Press/Kitchener Today/570 News/AA
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Former governor general David Johnston will present a report in the next few weeks detailing the...

   

Miscellaneous
Federal government spent $23M on 631 new cars for G7 summit. Now, it's trying to sell most of them off
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Marie-Danielle Smith-National Post/AA
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OTTAWA — The federal government spent $23 million buying more than 600 brand-new cars for use at...

Veterans
Ottawa short-changed more than 270,000 veterans on pensions, disability payments
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Murray Brewster · CBC News/The Canadian Press/AA
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More than 270,000 ex-soldiers were short-changed by Veterans Affairs Canada for over eight years...

   

Miscellaneous
Canadian Tire tells wife of ailing customer to pay his $18,000 debt, despite credit card insurance
Monday, November 05, 2018
Erica Johnson · CBC News/AA
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Almost 30 years ago, George Graves signed up for a Mastercard at his local Canadian Tire store....

Branch News
2018 Remembrance Day Parades & Ceremonies- Branch #50
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Chris Pickering/AA
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2018 Remembrance Day Parades & Ceremonies Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 Form up at 1:30...

   

Poppy Campaign
2018 Remembrance Day Parades & Ceremonies
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
K-W Poppy Fund Site/CM-jm/AA
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REMEMBRANCE CEREMONIES 2018 Campaign opens Oct 26th, 11 am The 2018 Poppy Campaign gets...

Poppy Campaign
Digital poppies arrive in time for Remembrance Day
Friday, October 26, 2018
Ryan Flanagan-CTV News/AA
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The most prominent symbol of respect for Canadian veterans is going digital. The Royal...

   

Branch News
Branch #50 Website is Back Up.
Friday, October 26, 2018
Alf Ash
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We have at last got our Branch #50 Website back up and running, so please check back often to...

Miscellaneous
Voting matters. Big change happens
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Waterloo Region Record/AA
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Voters in Waterloo Region pressed the reset button in this week's municipal elections. They...

   

Miscellaneous
'Complete control': Apple accused of overpricing, restricting device repairs
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Alex Shprintsen · CBC News /The Canadian Press/AA
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Apple often overestimates the cost of repairs to its products and threatens third-party shops...

Miscellaneous
Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Black Sea
Saturday, October 20, 2018
The Canadian Press/AA
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OTTAWA — The Defence Department says Canadian fighter jets in Romania have intercepted a Russian...

   

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Upcoming Events




Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Nov 19
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre




Sports
Pool
Mon, Nov 19
6:30pm

Pool




Sports
“K-W Inter-City Darts”
Mon, Nov 19
7pm

Monday Night is “K-W Inter-City Darts” starting at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Nov 20
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Nov 20
1pm

Please add to calendar Tuesday Seniors Darts – every other Tuesday starting on September 11th,2018



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Nov 20
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Nov 21
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Nov 21
7pm

REC pool league will be starting every Wednesday at 7:00pm here. Start date is September 5th.



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Nov 21
7pm

Wednesday Cribbage starts on September 12th at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Wed, Nov 21
7:15pm

Wednesday – Shuffleboard at 7:15pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Nov 22
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Sports
Pool
Thu, Nov 22
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Nov 23
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Nov 23
8pm

Friday night Ladies Darts starting at 8:00pm on September 7th



 

Ways and Means
“Christmas Craft and Bake Sale”
Sat, Nov 24
10am - 2pm

November 24th “Christmas Craft and Bake Sale” from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Tables are $10.00/each



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 24
4pm



 

Entertainment
Rural Appetite
Sat, Nov 24
7pm - 11pm

Rural Appetite will be here on November 24th from 7-11pm. There will be a cover charge on this one.



 
Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Nov 25
2pm

November 25th is General Meeting



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Nov 26
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, Nov 26
6:30pm

Pool



Sports
“K-W Inter-City Darts”
Mon, Nov 26
7pm

Monday Night is “K-W Inter-City Darts” starting at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Nov 27
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Nov 27
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Nov 28
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Nov 28
7pm

Wednesday Cribbage starts on September 12th at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Wed, Nov 28
7:15pm

Wednesday – Shuffleboard at 7:15pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Nov 29
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Nov 29
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



Sports
Pool
Thu, Nov 29
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Nov 30
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Nov 30
8pm

Friday night Ladies Darts starting at 8:00pm on September 7th



Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Dec 01
12pm

December 1st is Cribbage Tournament starting at 12 noon



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 01
4pm



Entertainment
PB’n J unplugged
Sun, Dec 02
1pm

PB’n J unplugged



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Dec 02
1pm

Sunday at 1:00pm is Euchre/Bid Euchre



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Dec 04
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
“Zone Shuffleboard Tournament”
Sat, Dec 08
9am

December 8th we will be hosting the “Zone Shuffleboard Tournament” Registration is 9:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 08
4pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, Dec 09
2pm

December 9th is Seniors Meeting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Dec 11
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
The Cherry Park Association
Fri, Dec 14
7pm

The Cherry Park Association to use our facilities (free of charge) for their Christmas party.December 14th.2018

Details...



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Dec 15
9:30am

December 15th will be Executive Meeting at 9:30am (due to Zone Shuffleboard on the 8th)



 

Sports
Horsing Around
Sat, Dec 15
2pm

“Horsing Around” will be the 2nd Saturday of each month(usually this date). Start time will be 2:00pm



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 15
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Dec 18
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 22
4pm



 

Legion
Branch Hours (1-5pm)
Mon, Dec 24
1pm

December 24th is Christmas Eve, Branch will be opened 1-5pm



 

Legion
Branch Closed
Tue, Dec 25

December 25th is Christmas Day and we are CLOSED



 

Legion
Branch Hours 1-7pm
Wed, Dec 26

December 26th is Boxing Day and we are opened 1-7pm



 

Seniors
Solo Tournaments
Sat, Dec 29
12:30pm

Solo Tournaments will be 4th Saturday of each month. Starting time is 12:30.

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 29
4pm



 

Legion
Branch Hours (1-5pm)
Mon, Dec 31
1pm

December 31st is New Years Eve, Branch will be opened 1-5pm.



 

Legion
Branch Closed
Tue, Jan 01

January 1st is New Years Day - Branch is closed

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 05
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jan 08
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Jan 12
9:30am

January 12th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



 

Legion
“ Health & Wellness Day”
Sat, Jan 12
1pm

Could you put on the calendar for January…………………Saturday 12th “ Health & Wellness Day” start time will be 1:00pm



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 12
4pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, Jan 13
2pm

January 13th is Seniors Meeting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jan 15
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Jan 19
10am

January 19th is Pool Tournament starting at 10:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 19
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jan 22
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Solo Tournament
Sat, Jan 26
12:30pm

January 26th is Solo Tournament at 12:30



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 26
4pm



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Jan 27
2pm

January 27th is General Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jan 29
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 02
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Feb 05
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Feb 09
9:30am

9th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



 

Sports
Pool 8 Ball Tournament
Sat, Feb 09
10am

Draw Your Partner Pool tournament - Feb. 9th. 2019

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 09
4pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, Feb 10
2pm

10th is Seniors Meeting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Feb 12
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Feb 16
10am

16th is Pool Tournament at 10:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 16
4pm



 

Legion
Family Day
Mon, Feb 18
1pm - 7pm

18th is Family Day - Opened 1-7pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Feb 19
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 23
4pm



 

Entertainment
Entertainment-Dianne and The Cavaliers
Sat, Feb 23
7pm

Dianne and The Cavaliers will be here on February 23rd, 2019, from 7-11pm



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Feb 24
2pm

24th is General Meeting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Feb 26
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Feb 28
6:30pm

28th is Police Dinner



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 02
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 05
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 09
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 12
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 16
4pm



 

Entertainment
Jacob & Caleb(St,Pats Day)
Sat, Mar 16
8pm

St. Paddy’s Day Party will be here on Saturday March 16th from 8-10 with Jacob & Caleb



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 19
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 23
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 26
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Mar 28
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 30
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 02
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 06
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 09
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 13
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 16
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 20
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 23
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Apr 25
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 27
4pm



 

Entertainment
Southbound-Entertainment
Sat, Apr 27
7pm

Southbound will be here on April 27th from 7-11



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 30
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 04
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 07
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 11
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 14
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 18
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 21
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 25
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 28
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 01
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 04
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 08
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 11
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 15
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 18
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 22
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 25
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 29
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 02
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 06
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 09
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 13
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 16
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 20
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 23
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 27
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 30
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 03
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 06
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 10
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 13
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 20
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 27
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 03
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 10
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 17
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 24
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke


 

 

 

 

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