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·free subscription· ·winter 2011· attention subscriber urgent page 14 the voice of one crying in the wilderness prepare ye the way of the lord make his paths straight mark 1:3 contending for american freedom · contending for fundamental christianity

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printed missionary in this edition in every edition ronnie and terry williamson evangelist/editor steve and rebekah lilly staff missionaries 6 8 16 18 20 22 2011 who moved word of god timeline the riskiest driving maneuver preacher please turn it off epistle dedicatory of the kjb 1611 my personal message news bits nuggets of gold sermon of the month club mit resources for you the voice in the wilderness is a nonprofit independent incorporation founded by rev dr j royce thomason d.p.d ph.d evangelist and medical missionary the organization is dedicated to the spreading of the whole gospel to the world especially in foreign lands the program consists of building mission stations supporting american missionaries and native pastors by partnering with the local church in various areas of ministry and preaching christ to the lost we are supported by the gifts of those who care contributions to the voice in the wilderness for projects or to support the ministry of a missionary will be used as indicated by the donor following approved policies and procedures gifts are tax deductible and should be made out to the voice in the wilderness a fundamental publication published quarterly in behalf of the work of the lord and preservation of the liberties of our united states printed sources imply from material from other does not necessarily an endorsement thisministry § § § 3 4 7 10 27 30 for personal correspondence contributions address changes new subscriptions there is no subscription charge all interested people of good will may have a copy sent regularly to their address simply by requesting it address all correspondence to the voice in the wilderness po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org e-mail for address changes only visionpartners@thevoiceinthewilderness.org sign-up for the weekly voice e-mail and blog membersnp@thevoiceinthewilderness.org dr ronnie l williamson dr j royce thomason memorial voice in the wilderness p.o box 7037 asheville nc 28802 voice 828 649-1043 write to us 2·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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dear friends 2011 marks numerous milestones for me personally and the voice in the wilderness ministries amazingly 40 years ago at age 17 i preached my first sermon not only as a young preacher boy but truly a babe in christ having been saved just a few weeks then lord sparing on may 6 2011 my lovely bride and i celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary the lord has blessed us beyond measure thank you sister terry for your love faithfulness and partnership in this incredible journey after driving from maine to florida north carolina to california and texas to alaska i estimate we have now logged a million miles behind the wheel that does not count air miles in which the lord has given us the privilege to fly around the world several times terry and i have been on the road steadily now for 20 years during a four-year segment of this time we were driving over 60,000 miles a year the lord s grace and protection has been so evident after numerous near misses and two totaled automobiles i suppose age or should i say maturity gives a different perspective on the daily risks involved in the ministry this year the williamson s observe 15 years with the voice in the wilderness ministry quite frankly there have been abundant challenges yet the lord has protected and provided even in the face of satanic attempts to destroy this work your prayers and partnership have been so very evident the voice in the wilderness commemorates over 58 years of printing in 2011 and looking back to the founder s ministry we celebrate over 70 years of continuous service as i said this is a year of milestones for which we give our lord all the glory and praise thank you again for your friendship and generous support may god richly bless your service through his appointed time for each of us 72 hours non-stop kjb reading what will your church do happy trails for christ and souls ronnie l williamson isa 40:31 p.s i had the privilege of visiting with pastor patrick and the faith church family here we stand with their sign-up board for the three day round-the-clock reading of the kjb in honor of the 400th anniversary for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·3

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news bits from here and there murderer thou art the one our land from generation to generation then reeks with the carnage the tears and churches send their missionary to blood cry out how long before some rescue the perishing hungry child one will stop this vile legalize funded in a dark poverished border when tragedy what perverted mind would jesus stands at our jerusalem door think a mother could be so selfish he knocks at the hearts of affluence so cold and violent to willfully murder while the priests and levite pass the a baby how is it multitude of babies us abortions that ones so-called fallen among the 2005 1.21 million plan for happiness thieves o america and freedom can america which killest 1973-2005 45 million viciously dismemthe babies and abuse us foster children ber a precious child the children how long over 400,000 from the place of diwill you close your vine appointment daily worldwide abortions eyes and shut up 125,000 can this act be your mercy toward born any place but th e help les sand hell and but for the grace and mercy innocent dear church how long will of the loving god upon such perpetra you sing and shout within your four tors hell should be their appointment walled ivory palace oblivious to the then others who never truly own cries for help next door across the the name mother and father bring a street and around the corner baby boy or girl into this world only washington friends southwest to rob that innocent one of the love radio ministries reported the deserved abuse pain neglect and passage of an oklahoma law in 2010 lies are afflicted by grown adults upon prohibiting the use of international the utterly helpless this exposure to law or sharia law in oklahoma state drugs alcohol crime and the lowest courts the leading muslim imam in of depravity inflicted on the tiny minds oklahoma said that this law would be and bodies of children by those who overturned because they had friends ought to be their protector is absolutely in washington evidently that was the criminal adding insult to injury a case when a federal judge overturned government enables this scum with the legislation welfare child abuse often repeatedly billy says on occasion in 1985 moving the broken little soul from billy graham was invited to gather with foster-to-foster school-to-school 30 of the bush family including the therapist-to-therapist with stolen george h.w bush family his mother taxpayer dollars is not such a country and george and laura bush after such a system breeding violence dinner all attention was riveted upon 4·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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the preacher s response to george h.w bush s request to billy to answer a question for the family billy some people say you have to have a bornagain experience to go to heaven mother here is the most religious kind person i know yet she has had no born-again experience will she go to heaven graham responded george some of us require a bornagain experience to understand god and some of us are born christians it sounds as if your mom was just born a christian the younger george w bush in later recounting this story says that he was captivated by billy and does state that graham explained to him one-on-one that salvation was by grace and not through good works which seems to this reader a great contradiction to the answer given to the gathered family just moments prior upon their return to their respective homes graham sent george w and laura a copy of the living bible taken from decision points by george w bush the kj bible says jesus answered and said unto him verily verily i say unto thee except a man be born again he cannot see the kingdom of god john 3:3 wherefore as by one man sin entered into the world and death by sin and so death passed upon all men for that all have sinned romans 5:12 that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the lord jesus and shalt believe in thine heart that god hath raised him from the dead thou shalt be saved romans 10:9 for whosoever shall call upon the name of the lord shall be saved romans 10:13 for by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves it is the gift of god not of works lest any man should boast ephesians 2:8 9 hillary rodham clinton was asked during the state visit by hu whether china was friend or foe to the usa she obviously avoided a clear answer with china described as america s bank the us now owes china $900 billion and constantly faces china s manipulation of currency and theft of intellectual property among many other violations yet it appears washington dc is powerless in dealing with china maybe obama can lavishly wine and dine hu into some more favors to sell us out even more to china public or government run schools continue to struggle with ever increasing problems in simple day to day operation what is so complicated about recess well it seems schools across america find recess not so academic you ask what is so complicated about recess schools have been forced to cut out recess because of the lack of funds did not dc and lotteries promise adequate money for school programs who would have thought schools needed extra money for recess but thankfully playworks comes along with the answer for only $25 thousand per year playworks will return recess to the school near you another benefit provided by playworks is trained personel that can handle all your playground arbitration and crisis management now we have the answer to those playground bullies for only $25k per year what a deal and recess is back but must the taxpayer you spend another 25k on top of dc s budget all that lottery and those certified teachers surely can handle recess without much of a strain continued on page 29 for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·5

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the number 11 is used 24 times in the word of god after the 10th plague of the first-born exodus 12:29-30 came israel s passage through the red sea and the eleventh judgment upon the egyptians eleven often represents confusion and judgment there were eleven disciples because one had fallen in judgment the number 20 speaks of redemption comprising twice ten 10 represents responsibility i.e the ten commandments then 10 is twice 5 5 being the goodness and grace of god the first five books of the bible the pentateuch torah or law is the foundation of all god s revelation all we believe rests on the inspiration of the first five books of the bible so much more could be said to this point but the purpose is to say this five god s goodness and grace has brought us to a year 10 of great responsibility with opportunity of redemption 20 so then faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the word of god therefore in 2011 a time of confusion and judgment 11 god s people are given p.14 opportunity to reject the confusion of modern bible versions embrace god s pure preserved word the king james bible or face the consequence a famine of scripture insued for p 14 2000 years as recorded in verse eleven of amos 8 sadly the land of revelation and incarnation became a land of famine in america and around the world pastors and churches choke on corruption when the word and water of life can satisfy that hunger and thirst yet in the name of the scholar and the dollar they wander from sea to sea and from the north even to the east they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the lord [niv nkjv esv nlt message etc and shall not find it meanwhile there is a mass exodus of young people embracing liberal churchianity searching for something to satisfy in that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst dear pastor get back to preaching and teaching the word of god the tried and true kjb 2011 urgent do you have a bible with roots in the catholic church of rome maybe you have not heard their claims according to catholics come home promotion the catholic church by the holy spirit we [catholics compiled the bible 6·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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ministry headline come join us ·in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the king james bible ·sign the kjb declaration on our website at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·order your commemorative kjb 400th anniversary lapel pin today where as 2011 marks the 400 th and w annive ancient hereas th rsary of e the 1611 the re old testamen king james king ja god th ceived text k t manuscrip bible is ba mes bi rough g sed on ble ts guar nown as odly m en ps the textus ded and handthe masoretic and w recept 119:89 us majed down by thold testamen related hereas ov ority te t er xt or bye masorete he comp this divinareas in which 47 spiritu zantine br ally qu ely insp greek ew s ired wono group of tra alified scho text p rk ii ti and w m 2:21 nslators has lars academ ically su before rescue hereas m or since perio who wed from obscurodern bible ve been en r in biblica l la dowed i tim re evolutioni ity being revis rsions have by god ng st 6:20&2 to 1 ii co s rationalistsed updated been heavily alte r 2:17 in and w ii tim and theologica red by men fluenced by 3:8 i th co that de l liberal proven hereas the nied insprrupted text ess 4 7 [i th s discar small vofor 400 years biblical engl iration ess 4 ish and iner 1-8 ps 119 cabulary sim in spiritual po of the king ran jam plici 9-11 89 we 103 10 ty yet soarin r clarity read es bible is fa g ith ab 5 152 and w 160 ii to lofty height ility poetic mful to the origin congre hereas g s matt tim 3 ajesty al hebr 16 reliability ew 5:18 as beliegations watchod is not the yet with and gree a surpris i cor vers in the sa projections author of conf 14:33 on bi us me bibl e to read g screens ofion so obvio us am recite m and w or stud ultiple bible ve ong users ability to hereas ki of mod y the sc rsions ng jam ern riptures an the past read in uniso es bibl together d cannot evenversions wh or as he e n se turn toge reads an arch the scusers hold de th ar th d preach riptures and w es from together e privilege to to settle hereas the memor the king take th modern on the eir james ize and qu 11:15-17 be bible a ote the bibles to chur luke st version bubible propon bi mos 3 19:45-48 t ever sw ents cont 3 acts ble together ch with the james inue and w itching plus follo 17:11 1:8 he changi to produce w preserve reas the ve ng and publish rsion after ve see god d word of g source and ing mor rs e versio ion seemingl and miss use his bo od and with text of the ki y un ns mat out doub ng jam ok the ionary t 21:12 able es ki endeav t mark ors untilng james bi english spea bible is the st be it re ble kin an all shal l be fulfil in the preachg people throdard for the in preach solved th in ugho sp led luk ing 1:1-5 epg and hold e english sp e 11:35 teaching so ut the earthired and divin h 4:14 ing forth th eaking ch ely rev 22 wi ul eph 5 e ris :18-19 winning churll continue to 6 phil word of life tian needs to the vo ch plan the ol 2:16 i ice in ting d king keep readin suppor peter 3 g stud ting th the wilderne 15 ii pe james bi ying m stand e king ble ss ter 1:19 -21 re amen ps 11 emorizing te peoplewith us in ce james biblwould like to v 22:18ac 9:9 11 ar 7037 as ound the lebration of the please en request yo 19 38 89 hing list as e 400th john heville world fo man ur partic nc 28 an rw 802 for ard your co niversary of y signaturesipation in th lle e of god our up comin ctive signatur s preser family and above reso ve g publ lu name ication es to the vo d word for friends that w tion engl ould ice in th e wilder ish speaking city ness po box state the k the k in ing ja m g ja mes b ib es b iblle d ec e de l ar clar ·right now right there do right with what you have ·if in christ in his strength you could do all things without failure would you do it ·if america dies it will be by suicide ·your vote for liberals your entitlement/free lunch mentality your acquiescence to a christless educational system your apathy to do right no matter the cost is a deadly insult to all who paid for your godly heritage 2011 moving please forward your info when how where authorization see page 8 for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·7

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w ho m oved who moved in case of a move please notify jesus surely preachers and christians the same yesterday will be honest who exactly moved today and forever i know pastors that only a few oh about that forever years ago preached out loud and `for ever o lord thy clear about worldly trends fashions word is settled in and compromise that they now heaven silently overlook or even embrace who moved some had stood faithfully warning against denominational drift and the dangers of contemporary/charismatic influences now however they sit on the committees give to the co-operatives and preach the conventions who moved i remember when the missionary prayer cards pictured beautiful families dressed in sundaygo-to-meetin clothes attired appropriately representing their lord and church now the fellows look like they are headed to the ball field and the ladies wear the pants for that bunch bible college photos and missionary reports even if standards differed would never have paraded such worldly dress and amusement publicly in publications and 2011 literature sadly it s no longer moving in your face its in step with the world pastor will you just examine your own ministry please forward your info when by every wind of of doctrine-eph.4:4 how by the sleight of men where deceived street authorization niv nas esv nlt win whatever is next 1 is the music in your church services the kind of music that would have been acceptable 30 years ago or approved by your pastor 2 thedressinyour congregation and at church functions was it appropriate 10 20 or 30 years ago 8·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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3 are ministries associations and organizations now on your approved list in the same category as those 25 or 30 years ago 4 does church polity standards and leadership measure up to that of great churches and leaders you have admired 5 does your bible have errors or would have been better translated by a textual critic of a liberal stripe please dear pastor for jesus sake you do not need to move it has been my privilege over the past 20 years to travel across this country and around the world in ministry and worship with some of god s choicest servants pastors and churches need not bow to contemporary user friendly worldly trends to get a crowd i ve seen souls saved and churches packed when the word of god was preached straight dress and music godly reverent biblical kjb and traditional fundamental church services anointed by the holy spirit you need not move some think they are still standing yet they prefer the king james the music gets just a little beatty and loud holiness and separation is god s job and we support that group because well we always have what s wrong with them anyway you re just unloving and critical no a tie in the pulpit and dresses on the ladies do not make a spiritual church nor does taking a bath on saturday night make you clean before the lord on sunday morning but others may appreciate the bath again please dear pastor who moved given in memory of ruth kline given in memory of dr peter j blakemore given in memory of dr j royce thomason given in memory of estate of alma logsdon memorial gifts by curtis kline by v wilkes by rice family we would like to express our thanks to those who have given a memorial gift to the voice in the wilderness inc ministry these names will be added to a plaque and displayed in our office if you would like to honor a loved one please send a remembrance memorial gift or a living memorial gift with the person s name legibly printed your gift will be listed in an upcoming issue of this publication the voice in the wilderness po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·9

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sermon of the month a the least in lo-debar text ii samuel 9:3-8 nd the king said is there not yet any of the house of saul that i may shew the kindness of god unto him and ziba said unto the king jonathan hath yet a son which is lame on his feet and the king said unto him where is he and ziba said unto the king behold he is in the house of machir the son of ammiel in lo-debar then king david sent and fetched him out of the house of machir the son of ammiel from lo-debar now when mephibosheth the son of jonathan the son of saul was come unto david he fell on his face and did reverence and david said mephibosheth and he answered behold thy servant and david said unto him fear not for i will surely shew thee kindness for jonathan thy father s sake and will restore thee all the land of saul thy father and thou shalt eat bread at my table continuely and he bowed himself and said,what is thy servant that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as i am and the king said if god s people would simply obey what the king said this book is clear in his plan for our lives we preachers would be traffic directors for god s people as they moved in a steady flow of obedience to the king one would be serving here while we prayed for the next going to the regions beyond the message has been given but over and over again there is disobedience if we would but do what the king said please note in our text lo-debar was a place of no pasture therefore no shepherd one preacher said lo-debar was a place of no bread lo-debar was in gad beyond jordan near mahanaim just south of the sea of galilee this was a place of hiding for the crippled mephibosheth unto me who am less than the least of all saints in this grace 10·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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given that i should preach among the gentiles the unsearchable riches of christ eph 3:8 permit me to tell you the story of dakota and the cupcake dakota is a precious little 4 year-old boy removed from drugging drinking parents and placed in foster care the parents had done jail time and dakota was in the care of his grandparents sadly the aged grandparents were already caring for two older siblings and requested for dakota to be removed by dss and take custody of him and his sister this little child came from abusive parents padlocked refrigerator and closets stacked from floor to ceiling with booze fast forward a bit dakota is now in a loving christian home with security and food one day memaw bakes chocolate cupcakes for dakota and his sister seated at the counter with this delicious creamy chocolate cupcake that seems as big as the face of little dakota he takes a huge bite with chocolate from ear to ear dakota lifts his head and says um um um um um um um you would have to be present to capture the visual imagery and sound effects for dakota there was unspeakable pleasure in that single bite of chocolate cupcake um um um um um um um i am less than the least but the unsearchable riches of christ um,um,ummmm lo-debar was a place of no pasture therefore no shepherd lodebar was in gad beyond jordan near mahanaim just south of the sea of galilee a place of hiding for mephibosheth across the street and around the corner the world sits in lodebar without knowledge of the king and his kindness in lo-debar the world is crippled and cannot come the world is as a dead dog helpless repulsive no redeeming qualities church that s the mission to go to lo-debar with the king said we have record in ii samuel 9 of the king ­ royalty ­ one who even holds the power of life and death the enemy ­ the house of saul ­ church there indeed is an enemy to all that is good and right for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·11

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the steward or servant ­ ziba one to do the bidding of the king the lame or least of these in lo-debar ­ mephibosheth ­ the lost lame the least those who know not the king s kindness david had a covenant with jonathan but was unable to fulfill that covenant because of jonathan s death david evidently had knowledge that descendant s of saul and jonathan were still alive ziba a servant from the house of saul recognized that king david wanted to shew the kindness of god unto him mephibosheth ii samuel 9 records mephibosheth coming to the king with great fear and trembling there was an oriental custom in which rulers would slay the relatives of their predecessor to prevent future problems thus the fear that mephibosheth had of king david mephibosheth crossed the jordan river for the first time since his father had been killed in battle with the philistines mephibosheth had found a place to hide since he was unable to care for himself being a cripple over time he had married and now had a family of his own the servant ziba had faithfully kept the secret of mephibosheth s existence and where abouts apparently there were yet members of the house of saul that continued in opposition and resentment of david s rule most likely mephibosheth knew of this activity and feared that king david would do him harm yet the king promised to show kindness for jonathan s sake the king promised to restore all of saul s land and the king promised to take mephibosheth into his own house and feed him at the king s table for the rest of his life the servant ziba was made a steward for the restored estate of mephibosheth all the fruits of profit were to go to the family of mephibosheth i samuel 9:21 and saul answered and said am not i a benjamite of the smallest of the tribes of israel and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of benjamin probably a bit of false modesty on saul s part in order to influence samuel yet in ii samuel 9:8 mephibosheth bowed himself and said what is thy servant that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as i am the confession of the least of all was thy servant but not only a servant but a dog and not just a dog but a dead dog am i you must read p.14 12·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition

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the least the lost are dead and helpless yet the king brings forgiveness and a feast at the kings table the sinner is at enmity but the king david offers his favor and friendship because of the son jonathan to the least mephibosheth the servant ziba must take the good news to lodebar oh and the servant must as a steward help mephibosheth manage this great blessing given by the king watch this carefully church matthew 25:40 and the king shall answer and say unto them verily i say unto you inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren ye have done it unto me note verses 42-45 for i was an hungred and ye gave me no meat i was thirsty and ye gave me no drink i was a stranger and ye took me not in naked and ye clothed me not sick and in prison and ye visited me not then shall they also answer him saying lord when saw we thee an hungred or athirst or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and did not minister unto thee then shall he answer them saying verily i say unto you inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these ye did it not to me will you do it for jesus for the least in lo-debar will you take the message of the king to lo-debar he that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much ­ luke 16:10 ii samuel 9 v3 the fall ­ crippled -the feet cannot come v7 the fear v8 the failure filth and forfeiture ­ dead dog v10 the feast ­ lifted to the king s table in friendship and favour um um um what a feast will we do this for jesus d.l moody observed there are many of us that are willing to do great things for the lord but few of us are willing to do little things and only god can make the little things great things will you go to the least in lo-debar some have obeyed in great sacrifice for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·13

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thomas hawkes was arrested for refusing to have his child christened by romanish priests refusal to hear the mass in latin and for reading and studying the bible for himself thomas hawkes along with thomas watts was condemned and sentence to die hawkes friends knew they too would soon be arrested they asked him to give them a sign that he was still at peace when the tortuous fires of the stake began to consume him his friends simply asked hawkes at the point of death to raise his hands toward heaven now bound to the stake the flames searing his voice away skin scorched and his fingers burned off his friends thought hawkes was dead but no suddenly thomas hawkes raised his fiery hands skyward and clapped them three times as his spirit winged its flight to the fathers arms his friends broke into praise and applauded at this sign of victory thank god for those who have gone through the fire and passed such a rich heritage on to me through the lord jesus christ so many have journeyed deep into lo-debar paying a great price ­ surely i can be faithful to jesus even in the small things he has place before me will we go for king jesus to the least in lo-debar you must read urgent read this could be your last printed copy of the voice in the wilderness have you renewed your subscription for 2011 in efforts to best steward this ministry s funds and better service our supporters who desire more frequent and digital/online communications the voice in the wilderness now offers you the opportunity to go digital with us please visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org to read our new monthly 8-page virtual voice or catch quick updates by viewing the new monthly mini-voice prayer letter sign up to receive the weekly email with links to these items in your inbox every week to continue to receive your quarterly printed copy of the voice in the wilderness you must act quickly please contact our office to request a renewal of your subscription see back cover all who have not contacted our office will not receive regular printed mailings 14·the voice in the wilderness winter 2011 quarterly edition $

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