Friday, August 17, 2018

"Obtaining and Using mtDNA and Y-DNA Evidence" by Blaine Bettinger, PhD

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Tuesday, August 21st, 7pm MDT.  The Utah Genealogical Association DNA SIG will host a webinar by Blaine Bettinger, PhD on

"Obtaining and Using mtDNA and 

Y-DNA Evidence"




Most genealogists are familiar with autosomal DNA. However, other types of DNA testing such as mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and Y-DNA can provide useful evidence that can be incorporated into genealogical conclusions. In “Obtaining and Using mtDNA and Y-DNA Evidence” Blaine Bettinger will discuss how to obtain mtDNA and Y-DNA evidence, and how to incorporate it into your research.

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Researching a Spanish American War Soldier by Craig R. Scott, CG, FUGA

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Researching a Spanish American War soldier by Craig R. Scott, CG, FUGA
Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them!   This Friday enjoy "Researching a Spanish American War Soldier" by Craig R. Scott, CG, FUGA. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always free.

Researching a Spanish American War Soldier

Many researchers confuse the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection. Two different wars, connected, but different. This lecture examines the wars, the organizations, and the records created. Learn the proper research techniques for finding a soldier in these conflicts.
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About the Presenter
Craig Scott, CG, FUGACraig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA is the author of The ‘Lost Pensions’: Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 (Revised) and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised). His most recent work is Understanding Revolutionary War and Invalid Pension Ledgers, 1818 – 1872, and the Payment Vouchers They Represent. He has authored seventeen books and several articles in the National Genealogical Society QuarterlyFamily Chronicle and other genealogical publications. He is the President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm with over 5,300 titles in print. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than thirty years, he specializes in the records of the National Archives. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians on the editorial board of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, and is a former Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists. A faculty member for several years of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and recently the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh. He is the coordinator for the 3rd Annual Heritage Books Genealogical Conference and Cruise. He was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood, Jr. Award in 2008 and UGA Silver Tray Award in 2009. He became a Fellow, Utah Genealogical Association in 2014.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Untangle the Web of German Websites - free webinar by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "Untangle the Web of German Websites” by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
The internet is offering more and more quality information for Germanic researchers. This talk will focus on collections of free digitized German materials and indexes available on the internet. Most websites presented are based in Germany, so tips and tricks for navigating them will be included. This webinar will help you expand beyond church records for your German research.
 
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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales) 08/22/2018 Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research 08/28/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite 08/29/2018 Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research 09/05/2018 Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate 09/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles 09/12/2018 Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families 09/14/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know 09/19/2018 Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research 09/25/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System 10/03/2018 Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence 10/05/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy 10/09/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story 10/10/2018 Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research 10/16/2018 Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush 10/17/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy 10/23/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing 10/24/2018 Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor 10/26/2018 Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees 10/31/2018 E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun 11/02/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks 11/06/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor 11/07/2018 Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners 11/14/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors 11/20/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking 11/28/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records 12/05/2018 Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database 12/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart 12/12/2018 Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners 12/14/2018 Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family 12/18/2018 Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors 12/19/2018 Michael L. Strauss  AG
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Register for Webinar Wednesday - Untangle the Web of German Websites by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG

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The internet is offering more and more quality information for Germanic researchers. This talk will focus on collections of free digitized German materials and indexes available on the internet. Most websites presented are based in Germany, so tips and tricks for navigating them will be included. This webinar will help you expand beyond church records for your German research.
Join us and Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG for the live webinar Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 
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TeresaMcMillin-144x144Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, Certified Genealogist®, author of the Guide to Hanover Military Records, 1514-1866 on Microfilm at the Family History Library, is the owner of Lind Street Research, a company dedicated to helping people discover their German ancestry. She is a popular speaker for national, regional, and local genealogical societies. Recently she created and recorded two courses for Ancestry Academy on Ancestry.com.
Reading German gothic script found in Germanic records prior to the mid-1900s is second nature to her. Researching ancestors in Chicago and other areas of the Midwest is another of Teresa’s specialty areas. She is a multi-year attendee of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). She has taken college-level German classes.
Teresa is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists, as well as many Germanic and local genealogical societies. She is the coordinator for the monthly webinar series hosted by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She serves as the webmaster for the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society in Arlington Heights, Illinois and is a genealogy volunteer at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
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Friday, August 10, 2018

50 Websites To Find Vital Records - free webinar by Gena Philibert-Ortega now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "50 Websites To Find Vital Records” by Gena Philibert-Ortega is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
Where do you find vital records? That simple question doesn't always have an easy answer. In this presentation, we will explore online finding aids, indexes, vital record alternatives and digitized copies of vital records. This information is a must for anyone researching US ancestors.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 23 minute recording of "50 Websites To Find Vital Records” is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership
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Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports 08/14/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Untangle the Web of Germanic Websites 08/15/2018 Teresa Steinkamp McMillin  CG
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales) 08/22/2018 Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research 08/28/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite 08/29/2018 Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research 09/05/2018 Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate 09/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles 09/12/2018 Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families 09/14/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know 09/19/2018 Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research 09/25/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System 10/03/2018 Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence 10/05/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy 10/09/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story 10/10/2018 Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research 10/16/2018 Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush 10/17/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy 10/23/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing 10/24/2018 Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor 10/26/2018 Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees 10/31/2018 E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun 11/02/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks 11/06/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor 11/07/2018 Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners 11/14/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors 11/20/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking 11/28/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records 12/05/2018 Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database 12/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart 12/12/2018 Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners 12/14/2018 Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family 12/18/2018 Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors 12/19/2018 Michael L. Strauss  AG
See you online!

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Logic and Deduction: Part of the Genealogical Proof Standard by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Logic and deduction: Part of the Genealogical Proof Standard by Shellee Morehead, Phd, CG
Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them!   This Friday enjoy "Logic and deduction: Part of the Genealogical Proof Standard" by Shellee A. Morehead, PhD, CG. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always free.

Logic and deduction: Part of the Genealogical Proof Standard

Correlation of facts, along with explaining conflicting evidence is part of the genealogical proof standard. Learn tools and see examples of how to do it. Correlation and analysis, as well as explaining inconsistencies in our research, are critical in the application of the Genealogical Proof Standard. But how do we do it, and what sorts of tools can we use to make sure that our data is the best we can find? In this lecture, we will discuss the genealogical proof standard as well as delve into documentary evidence that needs to be explained. Using one 19th century example, I use time lines, associates, various vital records, and unpublished journals to correctly place individuals in to families. In a 20th century example, I show how only careful analysis of information, including oral family history, can identify the one official record among many that provides a woman’s true name. Different tools and explicit logic and deduction can help us arrive at solid genealogical conclusions regarding identity and relationship.
New "Member Friday" Webinar - Logic and deduction: Part of the Genealogical Proof Standard by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG

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About the Presenter
Shellee Morehead Shellee Morehead has a Ph.D. in evolutionary ecology and is an adjunct instructor of Biology at NEIT. She was certified by BCG in 2012, and researches, writes and lectures on family history. Her most recent article is "Thomas Hamilton -- Progenitor of a Colonial American Family: His Ulster Origins revealed using DNA" which appeared in the Directory of Irish Family History Research. Recent speaking events include NGS 2016, The Genealogy Event in New York, the Ukrainian Historical and Education Center in New Jersey, and NERGC 2015 in Providence. She was one of the program Tri-Chairs for NERGC 2015. In 2010, she appeared in an episode of Danish Television's "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Her specialties include Rhode Island, Italian, and French-Canadian research and genetic genealogy. She is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), an active member of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, American-French Genealogical Society, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) New England Chapter.
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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist - free webinar by Annette Burke Lyttle now online for limited time

Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist by - free webinar by Annette Burke Lyttle now online for limited time
The recording of today's webinar, "Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist” by Annette Burke Lyttle is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
How do you know if the facts you've uncovered are correct? How do you avoid attaching somebody else's ancestors to your family tree? This introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard will get your research moving in the right direction from the beginning and help you avoid errors and frustration.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 31 minute recording of "Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist” is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership
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Webinar Members get:
  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 739 classes, 986 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 3,293 pages)
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  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
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  • Monthly membership: $9.95/month
Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
50 Websites To Find Vital Records 08/10/2018 Gena Philibert-Ortega
Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports 08/14/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Untangle the Web of Germanic Websites 08/15/2018 Teresa Steinkamp McMillin  CG
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales) 08/22/2018 Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research 08/28/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite 08/29/2018 Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research 09/05/2018 Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate 09/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles 09/12/2018 Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families 09/14/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know 09/19/2018 Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research 09/25/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System 10/03/2018 Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence 10/05/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy 10/09/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story 10/10/2018 Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research 10/16/2018 Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush 10/17/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy 10/23/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing 10/24/2018 Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor 10/26/2018 Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees 10/31/2018 E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun 11/02/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks 11/06/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor 11/07/2018 Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners 11/14/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors 11/20/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking 11/28/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records 12/05/2018 Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database 12/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart 12/12/2018 Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners 12/14/2018 Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family 12/18/2018 Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors 12/19/2018 Michael L. Strauss  AG
See you online!

Register for Webinar Friday: 50 Websites To Find Vital Records by Gena Philibert-Ortega

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Where do you find vital records? That simple question doesn't always have an easy answer. In this presentation, we will explore online finding aids, indexes, vital record alternatives and digitized copies of vital records. This information is a must for anyone researching US ancestors.
Join us and Gena Philibert-Ortega for the live webinar Friday, August 10, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 
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GenaOrtega-144x144Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) and a Master's degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women's studies, and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States as well as virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including FGS Forum, APG Quarterly, Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle, Family Tree Magazine, GenWeekly and the WorldVitalRecords newsletter. Her writings can also be found on her blogs, Gena's Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. She is the author of the books, From The Family Kitchen (F + WMedia, 2012), Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007) and Putting the Pieces Together. Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association's journal Crossroads. An instructor for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Gena has written courses about social media and Google. She serves as a board member of the Utah Genealogical Association. Her current research interests include women's social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women's lives using material artifacts. Gena Philibert-Ortega is the author of IDG's monthly column, Remember the Ladies: Researching Your Female Ancestor. 
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Monday, August 6, 2018

Register for Webinar Wednesday - Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist by Annette Burke Lyttle

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How do you know if the facts you've uncovered are correct? How do you avoid attaching somebody else's ancestors to your family tree? This introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard will get your research moving in the right direction from the beginning and help you avoid errors and frustration.

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AnnetteLyttle-144x144Annette Burke Lyttle owns Heritage Detective, LLC, providing professional genealogical services in research, education, and writing. She speaks on a variety of genealogical topics at the national, state, and local levels and loves helping people uncover and share their family stories. Annette is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogical Speakers Guild, as well as a number of national, state, and local societies.

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