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Finnegan, One of Kind!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

It’s #GivingTuesday and today we celebrate giving!  All About Equine hopes you can join us today and help make a difference!  This global day of giving is designed to give back to our communities and help those around us!  Be the change you want to see in the world and help AAE make a difference in the lives of our horses!  This year our goal is $5000. Unexpected veterinarian expenses are a constant reality for animal rescues. Your donation helps with these expenses!
OUR HORSES NEED YOU!
We can’t do this without your support and we THANK YOU for all you do!
On this #GivingTuesday we are continuing our countdown to 2020 with another story.

FINNEGAN

Many of you recognize Finnegan, an AAE Resident and Volunteer favorite!
Here’s a Finn update; gotta love Finn!
Some of you remember when…..
   
He was such a cute lil’ peanut, and he weaseled his way into everyone’s heart!
It was so bittersweet when Finn went out on adoption as a yearling, but
similarly bittersweet when he returned to AAE about six months later. Being the fave that he was, no one was too disappointed.
Finn’s growing into such an incredibly handsome guy, and
he’s continuing his education, too.
 
It wasn’t long after he returned that Finn earned himself a spot
as a resident program horse at AAE.  He’s brought fun and laughter to everyone.
His entertainment factor (and patriotism) is second to none.
  
However, the entertainment value comes at a cost.  Finn epitomizes the statement that horses will be horses.  Once a horse is rehabilitated with AAE the care doesn’t stop there. Horse like Finn find trouble….lameness, rattlesnakes, lacerations, colic, you name it!
     
He loves to give us a scare, and he must be one of Dr. Stolba’s favorite patients because she comes to see him more often than any of the others.
Shhh….we won’t tell Finn she comes because we call her.
He doesn’t understand why not everyone can watch over him like his mom did,
even though he watched over her, too.
That’s why he needs all of us to watch over him. Finn is no exception to the rule: Horses are incredibly sensitive, yet ever so resilient.
Have you heard about his latest trouble (this past Friday)?
…he found a nail, and not just any nail, but a 3-1/2″ nail while wondering the 10 acre pasture!
Everyone always says, “When Finn does it, he does it big”.
   
The Gods were watching over this goofy guy.  The radiograph below shows that the nail did not impact the tendon sheath; the dye does not penetrate beyond where the tip of the nail was.  Life threatening it was.  Though he is not out of the woods (risk of infection) yet, there was no major damage.
     
  Finn, we love you, but no more heart attacks, please.
Just charm us like you always do!
Finn says Thank You for caring about him and the rest of his herd!
BELIEVE, your support makes a difference.
DONATE and you can make more stories come true!
If you’d rather mail a donation, please make checks payable to
“All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc.” and send to
2201 Francisco Dr. #140-174
El Dorado Hills, CA  95762
Your support this month will help us prepare for another year of helping horses by
funding our veterinary budget for 2020.
We can not do this without you!
Thank you all for your support!

Remember AmazonSmile when you shop this Holiday Season!

AmazonSmile donates to All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. at no cost to you!

We’ve Extended Our Hours!

Check out our facebook page for pop-up hours and specials!

Proceeds from the store support AAE operations.

If you’d like to donate tack or join the volunteer team at the store, please send us an email.

We have so many volunteer needs, come plug into AAE.

 

New Volunteer Needs

As many of you know, we’ve been trying to expand store hours.
TACK STORE SUPPORT:
We need a second person (no experience necessary) to help staff the store on Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday afternoons, 2p-6p, can you help?
If you’re interested in helping with tack store activities (e.g. cleaning donated tack, researching/pricing, organizing, helping customers, sharing AAE info, admin support, and more), we need you.
Current store hours are Fri-Mon 12-4p, and recently added Thurs hours 2-6p.
We can always use help during any of the current hours, too.
Please email us if you are interested/available Tues, Wed, or Thurs afternoons, 2-6p.
  
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT:
If you are available to help with administrative activities, we are creating admin hours in the office at the store.
We have a variety of administrative tasks we need help getting done.
Please email us if you are interested/available Tues, Wed, or Thurs afternoons, 2p-6p.

BOOTS & BLING 2020

We have kicked off our Boots & Bling planning for 2020.
The event has included a catered BBQ Dinner, DJ Music and Dancing, Live/Silent/Dessert auctions,
a special fundraiser, and line dancing with instruction.
We need help in most areas for planning for this event to make sure its a huge success for AAE and our horses.
Please email us if you are interested in helping with Boots & Bling.
We meet once a month until the event.
    

SPECIAL PROJECTS AROUND THE BARN

Maybe you’d like to help around the barn, but don’t want to work directly with the horses, or you don’t like to muck?
We could use some help cleaning and organizing, whether it’s the feed room, the meds room, the office, the tools, groundskeeping, painting shelters, monitoring the fencelines, tree trimming, coordinating vehicle maintenance, or a zillion other things.
There’s so much that needs to be done, and
we could use some extra hands to help keep things looking nicer and more clean.
Please email us if you are interested/available during regular barn shifts,
Mon-Sat 8a-noon, Sun 9a-1p or afternoons 3p-6p.
  
Daily Horse Care, especially pm shifts needed now
(Daily 8a-12p or 3p-6p)
Used Tack Store Support, all areas 
(Fri – Mon, 12-4p)
Barn/Facility Maintenance
Foster Homes, Long-Term Foster/Sanctuary Homes
Capital Campaign Support
Board Members
Fundraising/Events
Grants – Writing and Research
Volunteer, Project, and Activity Coordinators
Outreach Activities
Youth Programs
Therapy Programs
Veteran Programs
Special Projects
Admin Support
Marketing
Graphics
Social Media
Bloggers
Photographers
Media and/or Photo Librarian
More, more, more
Interested in volunteering or volunteering in other areas?

Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

This is HUGE! All donations will be matched through tomorrow

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

We wanted to share this incredible news with you: A generous donor is pledging to match ALL donations up to $50,000 between now and midnight tomorrow for #GivingTuesday.

This is your chance to double your impact and power the fight to keep our wild horses and burros wild: Make a donation of any size to help us unlock this incredible gift and help us reach our #GivingTuesday fundraising goal! →

This year, a $5 billion plan was introduced that would put wild horses and burros on the pathway to extinction. The commercial livestock industry is pushing for the implementation of this plan that would accelerate roundups and remove an unprecedented number of wild horses and burros from our public lands.

Our wild horses and burros don’t have corporate lobbyists and PACs to advocate on their behalf. But our staff, our volunteers, and generous supporters like you? We give them a voice and we give them a fighting chance.

We will never stop fighting. Your donation helps us support legislation to prevent the slaughter of horses and powers our legal team to make roundups a thing of the past.

It gives our team the resources and tools it needs to document roundups and our volunteers the equipment necessary to dart horses with fertility control to prove there is an ethical, cost-effective way to manage wild horses that doesn’t include inhumane roundups and slaughter.

Can we count on you to make a matched donation ahead of #GivingTuesday? Every dollar and every donation makes all the difference in this fight and will help us secure this $50,000 gift.

Thank you,

American Wild Horse Campaign

TMR Rescue needs your help this Giving Tuesday

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The following is from TMR Rescue:

Support TMR Rescue this Giving Tuesday and have 100% of your donation matched!

Starting at 7:00 am cst this tuesday December 3rd Facebook’s Social Good program will match the first 7 million dollars donated dollar for dollar.These funds are generally used up in the first 15 to 20 minutes so to get your donations matched it must be done as close to 7:00 am CST as possible.  The links below will direct you to the donation page and to our email if you would like a reminder by txt message or email on tuesday morning. 100% of your donations will go towards helping donkeys like baby JoJo.

Abandoned Day Old Baby Donkey Left to Die

Left: On way to the vet.   Right: Jojo receiving IV for dehydration

4 Week old JoJo on the gogo

 

Donate to Help

 

Only a few hours left to meet our Giving Tuesday match!

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Our match expires at midnight. That means you only have a few hours left to DOUBLE your impact for wild horses and burros. Please, donate before midnight to fuel all of our work.

– AWHC Team

This year has been one of our most successful in history. We’ve beaten back attempts to strip slaughter protections from the budget, won injunctions against cruel sterilization experiments, and worked with legislators to strengthen protections for horses and public lands. We’ve sued the federal government to demand that they uphold the law, the intent of Congress and the will of the American people to protect our wild horses and burros on our public lands.

We’ve accomplished so much this year — and we must continue to build on our success. Today is Giving Tuesday, and a generous donors has stepped up to MATCH every gift we receive up to $50,000 from now until midnight. Can you chip in now and have your impact DOUBLED?

We have ambitious plans for next year — keeping up our fights for wild horses and burros in the courtroom, in the halls of Congress, and in the field. We must prevent the sale of horses for slaughter, protect them from cruel, inhumane roundups, and ensure that their home on our public lands is secure.

We can’t do it with you. Please donate today and take advantage of our matching gift.

Thanks,

The AWHC Team

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Your gift for wild horses MATCHED

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

This year has been one of our most successful in history. We’ve beaten back attempts to strip slaughter protections from the budget, won injunctions against cruel sterilization experiments, and worked with legislators to strengthen protections for horses and public lands. We’ve sued the federal government to demand that they uphold the law, the intent of Congress and the will of the American people to protect our wild horses and burros on our public lands.

We’ve accomplished so much this year — and we must continue to build on our success. Today is Giving Tuesday, and a generous donors has stepped up to MATCH every gift we receive up to $50,000 from now until midnight. Can you chip in now and have your impact DOUBLED?

We have ambitious plans for next year — keeping up our fights for wild horses and burros in the courtroom, in the halls of Congress, and in the field. We must prevent the sale of horses for slaughter, protect them from cruel, inhumane roundups, and ensure that their home on our public lands is secure.

We can’t do it with you. Please donate today and take advantage of our matching gift.

Thanks,

The AWHC Team

Donate

It’s Here! It’s Here! #GivingTuesday!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

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Today we put Thanks and Giving together for this global movement! This global day of giving is designed to give back to our communities and help those around us! Be the change you want to see in the world and help make a difference for the horses at AAE! We hope you can join us . This year our goal is $5000. This will help support the veterinary costs we incur for our horses throughout the year.  

With your support, horses like Rudy get a second chance .

Next to feed and supplement costs, 

AAE’s biggest annual expense is veterinary care.  
Your support helps provide needed veterinary care to assure the horses we take in are on a path to good health, and each horse’s health is understood.

Johnny’s are welcomed to the world.
 
Your support assures the horses at AAE are properly evaluated, receive appropriate care and treatment of health issues, and are properly addressed and/or maintained throughout the year.  This assures all suspect health issues are characterized appropriately and considered prior to adoption.
Your support meant a new life for Sandi  
Proper maintenance means providing annual vaccines, annual dental exams and floating/treatment, as needed (some more than once a year), hoof care about every eight weeks, and rotational deworming, usually every two to three months.  Additionally, all horses taken in at AAE are now microchipped, and DNA testing completed. 
 
You can help assure horses like Rascal have a chance a life
So far this year, your support has ensured:
  • 34 horses in need have been helped
  • 17 have found forever homes
  • 8 foals became weanlings looking for forever homes
  • as many as 54 horses have been fed and cared for during the year
  • hoof care, $50 per trim
  • over 50 horses have been vaccinated – nearly $100 a set
  • nearly 60 dentals have been completed with additional exams – dental costs ranging from $100-$272
  • 15 geldings had sheath cleanings during while sedated (after dentals) – add $58
  • five colts were castrated – four normal procedures $190 each (plus antibiotics) and one a crypt orchid, $915 
  • various lab work costs through the year exceeded $4500 
  • emergency care, surgery, radiographs exceeded $2o,000 (e.g. colics, hospitalization, wound care, growth removals, biopsies, laminitis evaluations, medication, etc.)
AAE’s costs for veterinary care through October 2018 have been close to $45,000, not including medications, first aid supplies 
and similar items stocked at the barn.
Only with your support can we continue helping horses in need.  Your support will assure AAE has the funding to provide needed veterinary care to horses in need.
 
Give horses like Beau another chance

Horses need you!

 
“By saving the life of one horse, we may not be changing the world, but we are changing the world for that one horse.”  – Author Unknown

 

The giving doesn’t stop there.

 

Can’t give money, then give time! AAE is a volunteer-based organization, and we always need volunteers. Click here to see some areas to consider, we have many volunteer needs!

 

 

If you are interested in volunteering please email us at volunteer@allaboutequine.org. Our new volunteer orientation dates are typically every other Saturday and can be found on our Calendar.

 

We hope to see you at the barn!

 

Giving has never been so easy!! GIVE THANKS this season and GIVE BACK!

 

AAE is so thankful for you! Without the support of our community, volunteers and donors like you, we would not be able to continue our mission to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Rehome. Thank you for all you do!
 
Thank you from the all of us at AAE.
For more info about AAE, visit our website

ALASKA CRUISE RAFFLE

Win a 10 Day Cruise for 2 to Alaska

(or $5000 credit toward another available itinerary)

Raffle Limited to 200 Tickets! 

$100 each

Buy Your Tickets Here

***$5,000 value***
THANK YOU Zoe’s Cruises & Tours for donating this cruise to support All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc.
Daily Horse Care, especially pm shifts needed now
(Daily 8a-12p or 3p-6p)
Used Tack Store Support, all areas needed now
(Fri – Mon, 12-4p, other days possible)
More opportunities:
Barn/Facility Maintenance
Foster Homes, Long-Term Foster/Sanctuary Homes
Capital Campaign Support
Board Members
Fundraising/Events
Grants – Writing and Research
Volunteer, Project, and Activity Coordinators
Outreach Activities
Youth Programs
Therapy Programs
Veteran Programs
Special Projects
Admin Support
Marketing
Graphics
Social Media
Bloggers
Photographers
Media and/or Photo Librarian
More, more, more
Interested in volunteering or volunteering in other areas?

Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

#GivingTuesday is almost here!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

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We hope you had a great holiday, spent with family and friends.

This time of year is a time to reflect on all we are thankful for and how we can give thanks to those around us.
As the giving season begins we want to encourage you to think of all the horses in need and how your support can assure AAE can help more horses!  There are so many ways to give! On #GivingTuesday, AAE invites you to join a global movement of giving back.


Make a Difference!

This #GivingTuesday AAE has a goal of $5000 to support our costs for veterinary care throughout the year.  Click here to Donate!
 
Thank you from the all of us at AAE.
For more info about AAE, visit our website

ALASKA CRUISE RAFFLE

Win a 10 Day Cruise for 2 to Alaska

(or $5000 credit toward another available itinerary)

Raffle Limited to 200 Tickets! 

$100 each

Buy Your Tickets Here

***$5,000 value***
THANK YOU Zoe’s Cruises & Tours for donating this cruise to support All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc.
Daily Horse Care, especially pm shifts needed now
(Daily 8a-12p or 3p-6p)
 
Used Tack Store Support, all areas needed now
(Fri – Mon, 12-4p, other days possible)
More opportunities:
Barn/Facility Maintenance
Foster Homes, Long-Term Foster/Sanctuary Homes
Capital Campaign Support
Board Members
Fundraising/Events
Grants – Writing and Research
Volunteer, Project, and Activity Coordinators
Outreach Activities
Youth Programs
Therapy Programs
Veteran Programs
Special Projects
Admin Support
Marketing
Graphics
Social Media
Bloggers
Photographers
Media and/or Photo Librarian
More, more, more
Interested in volunteering or volunteering in other areas?

Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

We can’t thank you enough

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Yesterday went better than we ever could have hoped.

Across the country, supporters like you stepped up on Giving Tuesday in a huge way. We blew through our initial $25,000 goal, and got almost 1,000 individual donations. And because of our matching gift, all of those gifts will go twice as far.

We can’t thank you enough for your support — and it couldn’t come at a more crucial time. Your donations will fuel these critical programs to save wild horses and burros:

Litigation: Right now, our legal team is defending wild horses in two federal appellate court cases. We’re fighting to uphold our lower court victories against a rancher lawsuit seeking roundup and slaughter of Utah wild horses and the BLM’s attempts to destroy the Saylor Creek wild horse population in Idaho bysurgically sterilizing every stallion and mare living there. 

On the ground: As you read this, the AWHC team is in the field to document a BLM helicopter roundup underway today in Utah. We’re showing the world what’s happening to our wild horses and burros in these remote regions of the West, and we’re generating the public support necessary to stop our government’s cruel treatment of these national icons.

Advocacy: Our wild horses deserve the best possible representation in the halls of Washington, and that’s just what our bipartisan legislation team is doing — making sure that policies affecting wild horses are evidence-based, humane, and strictly enforced.

We can’t do this work without you. Thank you again for your support this Giving Tuesday and every day.

Sincerely,

Suzanne & the AWHC Team

PS. Didn’t get a chance to give yesterday? You can still chip in today to defend wild horses.

Donate

 

#GivingTuesday is Here!!! Help Us Make A Difference!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

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Today we celebrate giving!  All About Equine is participating in this years #givingtuesday campaign.  We hope you can join us today and help make a difference!  This global day of giving is designed to give back to our communities and help those around us!  Be the change you want to see in the world and help AAE make a difference in the lives of our horses!  This year our goal is $2500.  This will help with ongoing operational costs including, feed, farrier and veterinarian costs for our horses, as well as needed maintenance.
OUR HORSES NEED YOU!

We can’t do this without your support and we THANK YOU for all you do!

#GivingTuesday is here!

Please take time to visit our website or Facebook page to make a donation.

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Help the UHC Jump Start 2018!

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The following is from UHC:

Will you help the Unwanted Horse Coalition on this #GivingTuesday?

For the second year in a row, the UHC is participating in #GivingTuesday, but this time in two different ways!

1. Donate to the UHC to help support our popular Operation Gelding program, which provides materials, guidance, and financial support to organizations that wish to host low or  no-cost gelding clinics. Our goal is to raise $2,000 which will allow us to provide funding for one clinic, or up to 20 vouchers for individual horse owners in need. Donate $20.18 to help us start 2018 off on a good note-Donate today!

2. Help support your favorite 501c3 equine welfare organization for a chance to win them $500 in Operation Gelding vouchers by participating in our second annual #UNselfie contest on Facebook. To do this, take an #UNselfie with a previously “uwanted” horse, or a photo of that horse, while holding a sign with the name or logo of the 501c3 equine welfare organization you want to support on #GivingTuesday. We have extended the deadline to enter and the contest will run until midnight on November 28th. Photos can be posted on the original Facebook post here. 

The UHC operates underneath the auspices of the American Horse Council Foundation. We are an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 52-1760034.

Yes, I want to help the UHC on #GivingTuesday!

 

Donate

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