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       Copy date for the                   Issue Number 182
         March issue:                                            February 2013
                                           email: editor@clanfieldwhat.com
  Thursday 21st February 2013

Letter to the WHAT - Thank You
I would like to say a BIG thank you to three special people regarding the Carols
around the Christmas tree at the Carter Institute
On Monday 17th December when I came out of the JR after major surgery I
discovered nothing had been arranged for the evening other than those I had
organised beforehand.
My very good friend Katie O'D shouldered the burden, made phone calls to Fiona
Massie and Lynda Scott and got things moving.
John and Kenn put the tree up and Ray and his son-in-law got the lights up and on,
Lynda organised all the posters while Kate rang round and got many volunteers to
provide refreshments, cakes, mince pies, roasted chestnuts and all the usual snacks
the children enjoy!
Wantage Silver Band arrived and all was complete. The evening was a great success,
the band were terrific, we had a really good crowd with some robust singing of our
favourite carols. A great evening enjoyed by young and old alike.
The icing on the cake for me was the band and carollers came across to Elderberry
and sang at our door - it made my Christmas!


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Clanfield and Bampton Historical Society
After our usual mid-season break, the society's meetings resume on February 19 at
the Carter Institute, Clanfield, as always at 7.30pm, when Tony Hadland will talk to us
about 'Researching Family History'.
Researching your family history can be a very rewarding hobby. Tony Hadland is a
family historian and recently retired editor of the award-winning journal 'Oxfordshire
Family Historian'. His talk is suitable not only for beginners but also those who already
have some experience of family history research. Tony will explain how to use the
many types of genealogical information now available, including oral, paper-based
and electronic sources. There will also be ample time to ask him questions.
Further information     beforehand    from    Alan    Smith   on   01367     810245    or
smithequi@aol.com.


Clanfield Toddler
Group
There will be no Clanfield Toddler
Sessions/Group until further notice -                G . P. J O N E S
please check the Carter Institute website                Clanfield
or Facebook (Clanfield Toddler Group)
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and new members - it's a great place to
have a toddler group as it is warm, light         Brick & Stonework    Pergolas & Decking
and airy with lovely clean facilities and         Extensions           Closeboard
lots of toys.                                     Driveways            Stock Fencing
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The admission cost can be greatly
                                                  Plastering           Post & Rail
reduced due to kind sponsorship from
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the Monday Lunch Club.
                                                  Drainage             Gates
If you would like to take over running of         Guttering & Fascia   Boat Moorings
the group there's a small float for
refreshments and enough toys and craft            Call for a free estimate
materials to play with and insurance until
April. The start time and contents of the         Telephone: 01367 810464
session can be altered to suit your                 Mobile: 07790 501181
requirements.




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Clearance of woodland: Marsh Lane/Lorry
Park
You may have noticed that the Parish Council has cleared the area of parish land at
the bottom of Marsh Lane where it adjoins the Lorry Park. The area was overgrown
badly and rubbish dumped there. The woodland is now clear and the willow trees will
be cut back in the coming weeks so, hopefully, we will soon be seeing new life there
and lots of spring bulbs. However, before the work was even completed, some
parents collecting children from the school have been seen parking on the woodland
area. Please use the Lorry Park and DO NOT PARK ON THE WOODLAND. Thank
you
We know that the clearance has exposed the recycle bins to view from nearby
properties and, in order to hide them from your view, a hedge of established leylandii
will be planted very soon; the trees have been ordered and we await their delivery.
As a result of all this work we have much surplus wood which the contractor has been
asked to cut to 12” logs and pile up at the site. You are most welcome to come and
help yourself.
                                                                          Lynda Scott
                                                     Clerk to Clanfield Parish Council




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LAND WANTED
We live in Clanfield and have two dogs that we go to
agility competitions with. We would like somewhere
large enough to put up some agility equipment for us
to practice on between competitions.
Do you have a (relatively flat) piece of land that you
would consider letting to us?          Anything over
approximately 50 x 50 metres would be enough. We
would only be using the land for personal practice.
If you could help, please ring Phil on
01367 810708 or 07971 196373



          JOIN US at the Monday Drop in Lunch
    Monday Drop in Lunches is a great place to meet old friends, make
    new friends, catch up with all the news and village gossip. Every
    Monday during the school term volunteers make delicious home made
    soup with freshly baked rolls from Janet, coffee or tea and biscuits. All
    for a modest donation and just right for a cold damp winter’s day. Our
    servers will give you a warm welcome. Why not come along and give it
    a try? It is open to everyone, young and old. Each week we have visitors from 9 to
    90 — it is not for old fogeys! We think you will be pleasantly surprised.
    It is open from 12noon to 1.30pm every Monday during school term time at the
    Carter Institute.
    Over the years the Monday Drop in Lunches have helped many groups and
    organisations in the village and beyond by giving donations to The St Stevens Bell
    Fund, The Mother and Toddlers Group, The Carter Institute, Life House Trust,
    Kenya, The Chernobyl Children's Holiday Fund and many more.
    If you feel you would like to help either by making soup or becoming one of our
    helpers please contact Peter Farley on 810604

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Faringdon Rotary Club - a brief update!
Faringdon Rotary Club are very grateful for the support everyone in the local
community has given us. Not only this last Christmas, but, over the whole of the
previous year, helping us raise much needed funds, to enable us, in turn, to help local
individuals, local clubs, charities and those that need assistance. The monies raised
go in total to those that need it, the Rotary club do not have expenses, administration
fees or hidden charges. Rotary give 100% of money raised.
We not only give money, within the Rotary club we have many skills and often support
individuals with advice, practical help or by putting them in contact with the correct
department within the relevant government bodies. We enjoyed in 2012 taking a
group from local schools to the Para-Olympics. The Life Education Bus was funded
by Rotary and visited three local schools the information on the bus helps to educate
children about keeping their bodies safe, making healthy lifestyle choices and drug
education through fun, interactive and age-specific activities.
Computer lessons will continue, every Tuesday at the library. These are free of
charge intended for those that want to understand how to email, use word, excel and
search the web. Booking is essential on 01367 240311 as places are limited.
In December our Thomas the Tank Christmas float went around Faringdon and
surrounding villages for 16 nights and apart from the money which was generously
given, delighted hundreds of children and parents alike. Father Christmas braved the
cold and wet, and, along with his helpers provided the perfect pre-Christmas
excitement.
Our Christmas tree recycling held in January at Faringdon, Clanfield, Shrivenham and
Watchfield was extremely well attended. The annual Saturday morning ritual of
everyone walking through the town dragging their Christmas trees was a sight to
behold, some even had decorations still on them! This year we raised a staggering
£9,62! Many thanks to all. We have in turn given The Helen Douglas House Hospice,
a cheque for £1000. This event is only possible because of the help freely given to us
by Mr Ross Muir, who provided the transport and machinery to mulch the trees into
Compost. Thank you Ross.
It is now 2013 and looking forward Faringdon Rotary will once again be hoping to see
you at one of our events. It could be either Easter Monday at Lockinge for the Point
to Point or at the end of April for the Duck Race. July will see ‘The Buscot Fun Run ‘ ,
‘Royal International Air Tattoo’ at Fairford or as an alternative the Truckfest music
festival in Steventon.
Our web site www.faringdonrotaryclub.com is up to date with all we have done and
coming events, why not take a look, or email us at info@faringdonrotaryclub.co.uk
                                                                         Mike Barrett
                                 Vice President, Rotary club of Faringdon and District


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Watson Fuels – Buyers Beware
I have been a customer for the past 35 years of Watson Fuels and I used to ring
round other suppliers to check that I was getting the best price. Bit like car insurance
when the company matches a competitor’s quote. They persuaded me many years
ago to go on their top up scheme promising that I would always buy fuel at the best
possible price. I now discover that they have been charging us way over the going
rate. For instance on 14th November 2012 they charged us 76.95p per litre and then
on the 24th December 75.80p per litre.
I have been told by various friends that the average price they pay is between 59.00p
to 65.00p per litre. Naturally I complained to Watson Fuels and the reaction was to
say that prices vary from day to day and that this was the price at the time on those
particular days. I just struck ‘unlucky’. I find it very difficult to believe as the friends
that have been paying between 59.00p to 65.00p per litre are not making it up. In fact
one of them had gone to Watsons as a first time customer and paid just less than an
alternative quotation – some fifty odd pence a litre.
I would be most grateful if anyone in the village has had a delivery of oil regardless of
supplier on those dates and can let me know the price that they paid.
It goes to show you that loyalty means nothing these days and that companies like
Watsons appear to take advantage and exploit their customers. It is a sad state of
affairs. I would welcome any help in enabling me to prove to Watsons that they are
                                        giving me misinformation. I urge everyone
    Planning a Party, or maybe you to take heed of this shocking practice and
   would just like to have friends or not get caught out in the same manner.
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Clanfield April 1985 Football Club
As these notes are prepared the ground is snow covered and more snow is forecast.
The prospects for training and the prospect for matches are poor. The Club have
suffered a number of cancellations and the prospect of two games each week until
the end of the Season looms large.
The fortunes of the Team on the field have not been good. Following a win against
Purton in the Hellenic League Challenge Cup on September 29th 2012 the Club
drew two games with Tytherington Rocks at home and North Leigh Reserves away
before going on a run of seven games all of which were lost. We were knocked out
of the Oxfordshire Senior Cup by Headington Amateurs, out of the Floodlit Cup by
Maidenhead United, and out of the Challenge Cup by Rayners Lane. We also
suffered League defeats against Lydney Town away, Hook Norton away, Cricklade
Town away, and Purton at home.
Following the Purton match Manager Chris Hurley and his Management Team of
Dan Barry and Adam Bradley stood down. Peter Osborne returns as Team Manager
and he will be assisted by Martin Staddon. Peter Bridgewater has been appointed as
Coach and Jamie Butt relinquishes his position as Club Captain to become Player
Coach with Chris Blakeley taking up the Captaincy. Trevor Cuss remains as Physio.
The new Management Teams first match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
We then played at home to Lydney Town where the match was won by 4 - 1 and
away to Tytherington Rocks where the match was lost by 4 - 1. The games against
Malmesbury Victoria, New College Academy Swindon, North Leigh, Lambourn
Sports and Purton (away) have all been postponed due to weather conditions. We
did manage to get a match in against Fairford Town on Saturday, January 5th when
we did well to secure a point from a goalless draw. Fairford Town were relegated
from the Premier Division last Season and are obviously looking to get back there as
soon as possible but we have taken 4 points out of a possible 6 from them this
Season.
A number of players departed with the previous Management Team but on the credit
side a number of players have returned.
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A Trip Down Memory Lane
On Sunday 6th January 2013 four of us visited Clanfield. Two of us used to live there.
I was Helen Clark then and lived at 1 Church Road from 1953 to 1956 and Alan
Shurey lived at 9 Queens Crescent from 1957 to 1982. Next door to us lived Mrs
Temple, known to my mother as Temy. My father worked for Harry Wallis at the time
looking after the chickens and turkeys and we lived in a tied cottage.
We parked the car half way up Pound Lane and visited 1 Church Road. We met the
present occupier and I asked her if the outhouses were still out the back. She said
they were and we could go and look at them. We then proceeded up the Lane to York
Cottages. I also lived there from 1958 to 1960 in the cottage on the right hand side.
We returned to Clanfield and my father was taken on as a cowman, working again for
Harry Wallis. My father saw an advertisement in the Farmers Weekly, whilst we were
living in Hampton Bishop and then Storridge. On our return to Clanfield we moved to
No. 1 or No. 2 York Cottages, Pound Lane.
We chatted for a while to Mr and Mrs Cross, who Alan knew, and they live in the left-
hand cottage. We then went back down the lane and crossed the allotments by the
red brick cottages, where Mrs Gardener used to live, and headed towards Mill Lane.
From there we went down Queens Crescent and Alan pointed out where he used to
live and his neighbours, the Blake family. Funnily enough I went to Clanfield primary
school with Susan, Witney Secondary Modern School and for the past two years have
been working with her. Other people I knew at school, and Alan pointed out where
they used to live, were Bobby Hobbs, Marian Sommerfield, Marcia Cole (I remember
going to her house once and she popped in but I wasn’t allowed to go in, so I stood
beneath the kitchen window and I remember the radio being on and I heard this song
sung by Percy Faith and called a Summer Theme. It was such a beautiful melody
and is one of my favourites today and I always think back to those days when I
played).
At the top of Mill Lane there was a place where we went paddling. Proceeding down
Mill Lane we passed Rosalind Kingston’s house, then on to Main Road. (I have a
photo of Bobby Hobbs winning a school race, followed by Rosalind and me).
The old school is still there, I remember our
teacher was called Mrs Kinchen, Eyles shop gone,
the chapel looks like it has been sold and being
renovated, the area where the milkman, Mr Parrott,
lived has changed and that brought us up to the
memorial. Here I remember the hunt used to
gather in their red jackets. Opposite to this on the
grass a small fair used to be held with swinging
boats. Behind that was a farm where my mother
used to work part-time sorting potatoes.
I remember one day walking home from school, just approaching the memorial where

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I would turn left into Church Road, and running towards me was Jenny Curtis. She
said you must go home as quickly as possible there has been an accident. What
happened was my young sister, who was aged 3 at the time had gone with my mother
potato sorting and she was wearing a pair of my gloves which were too long for her in
the fingers. She got too close to the sorting machine and it drew her hand in. It cut
here middle finger on her left hand just below the knuckle and she was rushed to
hospital. It turned out that had someone taken the finger to the hospital they would
have been able to sew it back on, but no one thought to take it, or couldn’t find it, so
the surgeon had to amputate it back to the main joint. It has never bothered her and
today the two fingers on either side grew inwards filling the space.
Alan and I then went towards the back of the Tavern to the bridge where my brother,
Peter, and I used to fish for minnows with our jam jars with string tied on them. I
looked to see if I could see Jenny’s old cottage and I think it may have been the one
that is built into the back of the wall and now in a derelict condition and in someone
else's garden.
Our next stop was the Masons Arms (now the Clanfield Tavern) for a drink. When I
was a child it was run by Mr Osbourne, so my mother tells me.
Another memory was brownies.            We used to hold our meetings in the Vicarage
garden on summer evenings.
Going towards Bampton, there used to be a shop and post office and going on further
on the right hand side there was a farm and one night there was a big barn fire and a
lot of the village turned out to see it. At the time my brother had slippers and they
kept falling off and when we got to the garden gate I thought he had lost one so I put
my hand down to pick it up, only to be touching a hedgehog. If I remember correctly,
there was a swimming area close to this farm and we used to call it ‘Sandy Beach’.
We came out of the pub and walked up Church
Road, where I noticed the road sign now said
Pound Lane. When I was a child there used to be
buttercups and poppies on the grass verge and in
the field next to the Church there was a grey pony
called Bubbles and then later came a donkey who
we named Jenny.
We have now come full circle and back to the car.
It was nice to see Clanfield again, there have not been too many changes but the
most noticeable one was in Church/Pound Lane, where I used to live. In the early
1950’s there was only 1 and 2 Church Cottages, 1 and 2 York Cottages at the top of
the lane and the two red brick cottages next to the allotments.
The pictures are of Bubbles, my brother Peter in the pram and myself in Church Road. (I must have
been aged around 3 so that would make it 1955). The second picture is a school race headed by
Bobby Hobbs, followed by Rosalind Kingston and myself. I don't recall where this picture was
taken. Maybe the readers would know? (I look around 8 years of age).
                                                                                        Helen Adam

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This poem was read out at a memorial service at the John Radcliffe Hospital for the
relatives of 126 people who had lost loved ones in 2011 in the Intensive Care Unit .
It gives me great comfort.
                                                                        Ann Haines
        Look For Me In Rainbows

             Time for me to go now, I won’t say goodbye.
             Look for me in rainbows, way up in the sky.
             In the morning sunrise, when all the world is new.
             Just look for me and love me, as you know I love you.

             Time for me to leave you, I won’t say goodbye.
             Look for me in rainbows, way up in the sky.
             In the evening sunset when all the world is through.
             Just look for me and love me and I’ll be close to you.

             It won’t be forever, the day will come and then.
             My loving arms will hold you when we meet again.
             Time for me to part now, we won’t say goodbye.
             Look for me in rainbows shining in the sky.

             Every waking moment and all your whole life through
             Just look for me and love me, as you know I loved you.
             Just wish me to be near you
             And I’ll be there with you.

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Exhibition:        Memory and Place by Kate Eggleston-Wirtz and Erin Singleton
Dates:             2nd – 24th February 2013
Opening Reception: Saturday 2 February, 12 – 2pm
Location:          West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton
Open Hours:         Tuesdays – Saturdays 10.30 – 4.30pm & Sundays 2 – 4pm
            ‘Memory and Place’ is an exhibition featuring collage and assemblage by
            Kate Eggleston-Wirtz and Erin Singleton. Finding their inspiration in
            history, memories, and storytelling these American-born artists use a
            combination of mixed media, discarded items, and found objects to create
            intriguing, tactile collages and assemblages that offer a unique
            perspective of their individual journeys as they’ve adapted to life in the
            UK. Curious, humorous, and mysterious, these dreamlike works capture
            moments lost in time – symbolic stories about memory and place.
                           Kate and Erin will be offering collage workshops in
                           conjunction with this exhibition. Kate’s workshop, Wooden
                           Heart Identity Workshop, will be held directly following the
                           Opening Reception for the exhibition on Saturday 2
                           February from 2.30 – 6.30pm. The objective of this
                           workshop is to create a piece of mixed media artwork that
                           represents a couple’s life using symbolism. The fee is
                           £30/35 (plus £6 materials fee).
Erin’s workshop, Creating a Nostalgic Print, will be held on
Saturday 9 February from 12 – 4pm. Participants will have the
opportunity to transform their special family photographs and
favourite snapshots into nostalgic prints using a special transfer
process in addition to a combination of painting and collage
techniques. The fee is £30/35 (plus £5 materials fee).
Memory and Place will be on display at the West Ox Arts Gallery (Market Square,
Bampton) from 2 – 24 February 2013. Open hours for the exhibition are 10.30 –
4.30pm on Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 – 4pm on Sundays. For more
information on the exhibition or to book a place in the workshops, please contact the
Gallery at 01993 850137 or gallery@westoxarts.com during open hours.


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Clanfield Football Club
During the summer months I put most of Clanfield's Hellenic League results into a
spreadsheet, and although I am missing results against Fairford in 1972/73 (home
game only) and 1978/79 and Lambourn Sports in 1967/68. 1968/69 and 1969/70 I
have all of the club's league results against the other clubs currently in Hellenic
League Division 1 West, and based on these I have worked out our overall records
against these teams which I list below. This season's results are not included.
                                                                   Malcolm Clarke




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Wise Memories - What's in a name?
I do not know what got me thinking about names but once I had started many names
from the past came back to mind.
Mr Thomas Thomas from Holyhead was known to all as ‘Tommy Twice’.
Miss Jones, who lived at No 1. Beech Terrace was known as ‘Miss Jones, number 1’
and so on.
Because I was born and educated in Wales I was familiar with Welsh names such as
Llewelyn, Gareth, Peredur, Gwilym and Huw, to name but a few. I also loved many
of the Welsh names for girls, Bethan, Myfanwy, Megan and Angharad. One of my
best friends at school was a girl named Efrys Angharad. I still write to Efrys who lives
alone now in the old farmhouse in which she was born on Anglesey. I think her
names must have been her father's choice because her younger sisters were called,
Jessica, Gwen and Ruth.
When I married it was to a farmer whose name was Jim, at least I thought it was
until I was told he had been christened Hector Fredric, but I stuck with ‘Jim’ and so
did every one else. Why ‘Jim’? Their cowman, a splendid character called Harry
Hutchins, had a son called Jim and so he called this ninth child of his employer, Jim
too. I guess it was easier than Hector!
Some time ago I became interested in local history and often did research among
church records. Some of the names given to children back in the 19th century were
notable. For example in Langford there was a family whose surname was ‘Boots’
and they called their first child, a little girl, Pretty. In Grafton there once was a family
called ‘May’ and they called their little girl Appolonia. I wonder if she was called
‘Apple’ by her friends?
My mother gave me the name ‘Dorothy’ because she had a cousin she greatly
admired of that name. My two sisters were given Irish names - my father's choice -
Maureen and Shelagh and my brother was called Jack.
During the 1914 -18 war my father's ship was torpedoed and sunk in the
Mediterranean sea. He and a few survivors were taken prisoner by the German
Captain of the submarine that had sunk them and taken to the north coast of Africa
and handed over to a band of Senussi Arabs. They were marched over 200 miles
into the Libyan Desert and lost for six months. It was the Duke of Westminster who
rescued them after three attempts to find them, on St. Patrick's day. So to please my
father I called my first child Patrick.
So there is often a lot in a name
                                                                             Dorothy Wise



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                     WHAT?’s On in Clanfield
     Clanfield Pre-school                         Carter Institute
For children in the age range 2-5 years       For bookings contact Mrs.        Kate
in the Foundation Building on the school      O’Donnell on 01367 810440
site. Open every Monday to Friday from
                                                   Snooker Club
8.45am – 2.45pm during term-time. Call
Jane Brown on 01367 810365 for further        7:30pm – 10 pm every Tuesday,
details.                                      Thursday & Friday evening, upstairs in
                                              the Carter Institute. Contact Barrie
     Women’s Institute                        Rawlinson on 01367 810265
Meetings are held every second                Email barrie.rawlinson@btinternet.com
Tuesday in the month at 7.30 p.m. in the
                                                  Monday Drop-in Lunches
Carter Institute. Notices giving details of
the meeting will be on display in the Post    Drop in at the Carter Institute every
Office and village notice boards. All         Monday 12.00pm - 1.30pm (excluding
welcome. Contact Raena Farley                 Bank Holidays) and you can be assured
Brookside Main St, Clanfield 01367            of a warm welcome! Homemade soup
810604                                        and a roll, coffee/tea and biscuits.
                                              Contact John Greatrex - 810609
     Mobile Library Service
The Mobile Library will visit Clanfield
every other Thursdays; by the Church
from 1:00pm to 1:15pm then Queens
Crescent 2:20pm to 2:35pm
     Bell Ringing
Practice night each Wednesday from
7.30 - 9.00 pm at St. Stephen's Church.
New ringers always welcome. Contact
Tower Captain: Ian Kenworthy 01367
810577 or Deputy: Catherine Bernard
01367 810587
     Historical Society
Monthly meetings between October and
May in either Clanfield or Bampton.
Details from Alan Smith on 01367
810245
     Art Classes
Tuesdays at the Carter Institute. Further
details contact Maggy Fitzpatrick on
810553


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       Spring into Spring and visit
               The Plough
                    Gin Pantry
     22 different Gins (and growing) with lots of
                  interesting tonics.

         Why not try them all (not at once of course)

         Bar and Restaurant menu available
        From casual dining to private dining
              Children’s menu available
        Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner

             The Plough Hotel and Restaurant
                 Bourton Road, Clanfield
                     01367 810222
              www.theploughclanfield.co.uk

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