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Mass Evacuation From Gulf Coast?
Fellowship of Minds ^ | June 14, 2010

Posted on 06/16/2010 4:09:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

In the last couple of days, there’s increasing chatter on the net that the Obama administration is planning a mass evacuation of residents from the Gulf coast. Fellowship of the Minds endeavors to avoid posting sensationalist alarmist material, but I’m posting these alerts for the following reasons:

1. We cannot trust either British Petroleum or the White House because, from the very beginning of the oil rig explosion and the subsequent oil leak gush, both had known the true extent of the spill but both deliberately downplayed the number of galllons spilled per day, as well as the devastating impact on wildlife, the economy of the Gulf coast, and human health. See “Rolling Stone Indicts Obama for Gulf Oil Disaster.”

2. Each day, we find out that the scope of the disaster is much greater than we are told. Independent scientists have sighted multiple oil plumes. The latest is that the ocean floor of the Gulf itself may be damaged — all of which is denied and unacknowledged by BP and the White House.

3. We are also not told about the deadly oil dispersant, Corexist, that BP is using, which is highly toxic to marine and human life.

4. Knowing that a mass evacuation cannot be lightly undertaken but requires much planning, I note with interest these three recent developments:

* Late last Wednesday night, the FAA announced it’s closing the airspace over the Gulf coast to all planes “except those flights authorized by ATC, routine flights supporting offshore oil operations; federal, state, local and military flight operations supporting oil spill recovery and reconstitution efforts; and air medical and law enforcement operations.”

* The U.S. Northern Command recently conducted a training exercise at Naval Station Norfolk. USNORTHCOM was established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities. As described by NorthCom, the exercise was Citadel Protect 2010 (CP10): ”a U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Navy Installations Command-led training event designed to assess the Navy’s capability to protect ships against various potential threats in Navy ports. The training presented Sailors with different scenarios, which required them to respond quickly and effectively. The use of realistic simulations and Hollywood-style special effects, including pyrotechnics, added to the authenticity of the training experience.” Capt. Sam McCormick, director for fleet antiterrorism at U.S. Fleet Forces Command, said “This exercise was a tactical-level exercise specifically focused at testing our tactics, techniques and procedures at the waterfront scene.”

* On April 30, 2010, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sent letters to the DOD and the Dept. of Homeland Security requesting “funding for at least 90 days of military duty in Title 32 USC 502(f) status for up to 6,000 Soldiers and Airmen serving on active duty in support of our response to the threat of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to the State of Louisiana.” Jindal explained that the purpose of the National Guard is to “provide security, medical capabilities, engineers and communication support in response to this threat. Currently, our Soldiers and Airmen are staging for and are engaged in the planning of the effort to evacuate and provide security and clean up for the coastal communities expected to be impacted by the oil spill.” (To read Jindal’s letter, CLICK HERE.)

A mass evacuation from the Gulf coast will mean disruptions and upheavals on a scale that is unimaginable. Hopefully, the rumors will be proven to be baseless. But it doesn’t hurt to be forewarned. At a minimum, Americans living in the Gulf coast should ask their local and state governments about this. Do not rest until you get a clear answer from those who are supposed to be our servants.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: bp; deepwaterhorizon; economy; gulfoilrig; obama; oil; oilspill; rigconspiracy; rigrumors; silly
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1 posted on 06/16/2010 4:09:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"... In the last couple of days, there’s increasing chatter on the net that the Obama administration is planning a mass evacuation of residents from the Gulf coast."

Okay, where is this increasing chatter on the net?

You'd think that I'd have seen it here on FR, of all places.

2 posted on 06/16/2010 4:13:19 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


3 posted on 06/16/2010 4:13:39 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We cannot trust either British Petroleum or the White House because, from the very beginning of the oil rig explosion and the subsequent oil leak gush...”

The Dimocrats actually admit they were clueless...and if a petroleum company is unaware of how much profit they are losing at any given nano-second of the day, I will eat this computer...unsalted.


4 posted on 06/16/2010 4:13:58 PM PDT by jessduntno (Afghanistan: Lithium is the new oil. Where are the NO WAR FOR LITHIUM protests?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where in the world does all this stuff come from?


5 posted on 06/16/2010 4:13:58 PM PDT by WatchOutForSnakes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
FAA announced it’s closing the airspace over the Gulf coast to all planes “except those flights authorized by ATC

This merely means no VFR flight over the affected area. They've done that near me when the Passaic River floods.

ML/NJ

6 posted on 06/16/2010 4:14:11 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: The KG9 Kid

Swift Fox.


7 posted on 06/16/2010 4:14:16 PM PDT by chris37
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WeLl, I guess those FEMA concentration camps will come in handy.

Claire Wolf much?


8 posted on 06/16/2010 4:14:43 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: The KG9 Kid

FR is great, but not near the front of the pack as one might think.


9 posted on 06/16/2010 4:14:51 PM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

MJy children usually take a trip every year of so to the west side of Florida...

This year they went to the east side...

They had been warned it is already bad on the west coast ..


10 posted on 06/16/2010 4:15:52 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Quack quack


11 posted on 06/16/2010 4:16:03 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal texted me at 0330 on 2/3/10: AMERICA!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Comments?

Crap.

12 posted on 06/16/2010 4:16:27 PM PDT by HoustonCurmudgeon ("I'll try to be NICER, if you will try to be SMARTER!" ~ MNJohnnie, FReeper)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
FAA announced it’s closing the airspace over the Gulf coast to all planes

Why? More of Hussein's transparency? Forced evacuations doesn't sound good and I imagine many would use force to stay in their homes.

13 posted on 06/16/2010 4:16:31 PM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A perfectly good waste of 7 minutes.


14 posted on 06/16/2010 4:16:47 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: Lazamataz

WeLl, I guess those FEMA concentration camps will come in handy.


Yep and all those thousands of vehicles someone posted about down in Florida will now get placed into use.


15 posted on 06/16/2010 4:19:08 PM PDT by deport
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ll try to find the thread, but someone posted a link on a thread last night that the chemical oil disperants that BP is using is one of the most toxic. Sure would be nice to have someone in charge of things at the federal level—you know, like a President.


16 posted on 06/16/2010 4:19:46 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: The KG9 Kid
I have seen no less than 4 or 5 stories on this and I posted this earlier in the week under the thread titled
"Toxins in air from evaporating oil may pose greater threat to Gulf residents than oily water"

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:51:37 AM · 14 of 28
4everontheRight to driftdiver
My Liberal sister sent me an email earlier this week concerning the complete evacuation of all Gulf Coast states due to this.....and guess where those people would have to go...yep, the good old internment camp!
Now the reason I mention my sister being Liberal is she loves the environment and this “crap” according to her is really on her last nerve....even to the point where she is questioning the confidence of her beloved candidate. Only too happy to capitalize on this, I make sure I send her information on a steady basis on other incompetence which are so obvious to me and I am hoping I too will not have to waste this disaster!
17 posted on 06/16/2010 4:20:33 PM PDT by 4everontheRight ("America is good. And if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." Tocquevill)
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To: WatchOutForSnakes
Where in the world does all this stuff come from?

The propaganda wing of the Nazi underground Antarctic complex.
18 posted on 06/16/2010 4:20:39 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In reality, BP did not bust a well.

A giant space craft crashed in the Gulf of Mexico and Obama is trying to keep us calm.


19 posted on 06/16/2010 4:20:40 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You did read the other material on that site, right?

Those folks make Debka look tame.


20 posted on 06/16/2010 4:21:07 PM PDT by datura (Stop Obamunism.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
New Orleans can float the busses...


21 posted on 06/16/2010 4:21:10 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can’t imagine why they would have a legitimate reason for blocking the airspace over the GOM. It smells of cover up.

I’ve also watched clips, and read stories of BP blocking access to PUBLIC BEACHES... How could they have the authority to do that? I wish I lived in the area, I’d dare them to attempt to stop me from going to a public place.


22 posted on 06/16/2010 4:22:56 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: beaversmom

Was this it?

http://www.freerepublic.com/%5Ehttp://theintelhub.com/2010/06/13/epidemic-hazard-for-venice-la-corexits-reign-of-terror/


23 posted on 06/16/2010 4:23:04 PM PDT by 4everontheRight ("America is good. And if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." Tocquevill)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yea....wheres this crap from?


24 posted on 06/16/2010 4:23:42 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s been a few articles, some sensational, about the toxins in the oil causing health issues. That several of the boaters assisting early on in the cleanup were hospitalized is a cause for concern. Looking for that kernel of truth in all that’s out there. Having said that, if Homeland Security (haven’t heard from Big Sis in a few days) hasn’t at least planned/run a number of scenarios, they would continue to be derelict. I have relatives on the East Coast of FL., including my elderly parents. And yes, I’ve thought about making arrangements for them if needed. Keeping a very close eye on any developments.


25 posted on 06/16/2010 4:25:00 PM PDT by SueRae
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Two worrying posts with links from early this morning:

Post #111

Pos #119

Here's the original thread:

The Gulf Disaster -- You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet!!!

26 posted on 06/16/2010 4:25:18 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Could happen. Youtube has a lot about that possibility, requires some discernment. Put oil spill evacuation in the search window. Under search options in the upper left, expand and choose uploaded this week (in the center menu that shows up).

I only watched one or two. Scroll down and find the one done by george4title. He usually talks about the displaced person situation in CA, etc., but decided to focus on the oil spill.

If you live in the gulf and think it's imminent, if you can, best to take supplies and get out on your own w/your pets B4 the roads get clogged and not get trapped somewhere you might not like like happened during Katrina.

I hope it doesn't come to this as some will never be allowed or able to go back like Katrina.

27 posted on 06/16/2010 4:25:30 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: 4everontheRight

No, but I think that’s probably similar—see post #26 on this thread—found the links.


28 posted on 06/16/2010 4:27:20 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I received a couple of FReepMails on this today and after reading I went out and weeded my garden dank a beer then took a nap. Here is a "snip" from one of them:

ANYONE within 500 mi of the gulf coast-yes, 500 mi-needs to head north/northwest, but NOT AZ,NV,CA, and NOT the east coast...I researched “operation deadly tide” and discovered that the gulf evac is only “phase 1”, which will begin 6/16. “phase 2” will involve the ENTIRE eastern seaboard from FL to Cape Cod, MA. If you don’t leave before then, you will lose what little freedom you have. Pack NOW,and include a winter wardrobe, sm.cookstove, water purifier, and FOOD.Not canned, dried or freeze dried(rice,beans,fruits). May God bless us all.

3. Hi,

From an inside source working in the field. (I have been in this industry for 15+ years......and done alot of hydraulic mud pump applications & top head applications,) QUOTE:

FYI................(Source) just called me from work. 4 guys in his office are gone today, they got papers late yesterday afternoon to deploy out to “unspecified” area here in the U.S. for “Disaster Drills” training. Another thing.....hubbs drives 71 home & he called round 6 pm last night on his way home to say there were at LEAST 50, white, cargo type vans....no windows, with gov tags flyin down 71. He said the line of vans was at least 1 mile long exiting onto 270, so his est # was surely low.

Now, I have been watching the fedbid.gov sight really closely the past month. The majority of the ammo is being shipped to Columbus & Idaho.

Just keeping everyone informed of what we are seeing around here as far as weird activity..

29 posted on 06/16/2010 4:34:09 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: ml/nj
FAA announced it’s closing the airspace over the Gulf coast to all planes “except those flights authorized by ATC

no..no..no. Let's keep the conspiracy going. They are evacuating the coast and clearing the air space because their going to try
Nuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuukkes.

We should really let ELF know..

30 posted on 06/16/2010 4:36:22 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Call me when the bullets start flying.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Must be on Coast to Coast with Nooridiot.

Could be the conspiracy minded John Batchelor.


31 posted on 06/16/2010 4:37:54 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dunno, vet, I think we will be able to tell how serious this thing may get over the next few months. If BP can’t regain control with the activation of the relief wells, I would really start to worry at that point. I personally do not think that we are there yet, but we could potentially get there. Let’s see what happens.


32 posted on 06/16/2010 4:39:08 PM PDT by chris37
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

More conspiracy nonsense.


33 posted on 06/16/2010 4:42:18 PM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL, Alex Jones is one of the sources they cite- that pretty much confirms it is complete BS.


34 posted on 06/16/2010 4:48:07 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Here is the choice we face:

Nuke the thing or pollute the world's oceans for the next thirty years according to geologists. In addition, every time there is a hurricane or tropical storm, the polution will be sucked up and sprayed inland, poisoning crops and drinking water. This option is a no go with other nations that will suffer from it. I think the Kenyan would not care about US but he will care about pressure from other Nations - especially Cuba.

If the well has collapsed and they can't sucessfully drill into the existing well and capture the spew, nuking is their next option.

They are going to evacuate the coast before possibly setting off the earthquake/tsunami. When they announce the latest "attempt" (stall tatic) to drill a new hole fails, hit the road before military rush hour.

35 posted on 06/16/2010 4:55:25 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Jewbacca
A giant space craft crashed in the Gulf of Mexico and Obama is trying to keep us calm.

Couldn't it just have done one of those human abductions things, with the ray that sucks the person up in the beam and head back home? It'd solve a multitude of issues....

36 posted on 06/16/2010 5:02:09 PM PDT by b4its2late (Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

folks could always choose to stay - and breathe in the toxic fumes accompanying the oil spill

the OilDrum blog has a discussion thread about this


37 posted on 06/16/2010 5:05:54 PM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We cannot trust either British Petroleum or the White House

Can I be honest?

I'd rather trust a corporate broad room full of drunken British Petroleum executives that have taken up cannibalism and voodoo, than trust those in D.C. and this administration/government.

38 posted on 06/16/2010 5:08:38 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'd rather trust a corporate *board* room full of drunken British Petroleum executives that have taken up cannibalism and voodoo, than trust those in D.C. and this administration/government.

For the damn spelling police...

40 posted on 06/16/2010 5:12:20 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: The KG9 Kid

NOPE.

Some very popular people hereon . . . seem to be allergic to some types of data . . . even some facts.

It can be hazardous to offend them.


41 posted on 06/16/2010 5:15:18 PM PDT by Quix (THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: darkwing104

I hope so.

Sure seems like an outlandish thing to occur . . .

On the other hand, everything about the oil situation and the handling of it is outrageously outlandish from the git go.

Then with OThuga eager to implement martial law for any pretext . . .

God only knows, imho.


42 posted on 06/16/2010 5:16:33 PM PDT by Quix (THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: darkwing104

Well, at least your meter still works. Mine blew up with this one...


43 posted on 06/16/2010 5:17:46 PM PDT by redhead (BP Gulf Blowout Debacle: Obama's CHERNOBYL.)
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To: norraad

It used to be.

However, the compulsion to

“protect FR’s image”

has meant a LOT of self-censoring as well as some very heavy-handed, almost knee jerk censoring . . . even of well researched data of great import to Conservatives and our Republic.


44 posted on 06/16/2010 5:17:57 PM PDT by Quix (THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: silverleaf

My wife and I live less than half a mile from the Gulf of Mexico, so you’re talking about us.


45 posted on 06/16/2010 5:19:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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To: SaraJohnson

How in the name of pete could “nuking” the oil well site spill accomplish anything? Think about it.


46 posted on 06/16/2010 5:24:17 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin/Hunter 2012 -- Bolton their Secretary of State)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah....reminds me that the internet is an amazing thing, but anyone can pop up their whackjob thoughts at the click of a mouse....blurp.


47 posted on 06/16/2010 5:28:28 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Wifey and I (who did a driving trip of all coasts of Florida a year ago) were just musing about how Daytona and that area will likely have a kickass summer tourist season this year.


48 posted on 06/16/2010 5:29:57 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Bigg Red
How in the name of pete could “nuking” the oil well site spill accomplish anything? Think about it.

Yep - lately I've been more than a little disappointed at the number of 'bandwagon' FReepers who spout their keyboard expertise on this.

Gas prices may still be over 3 bucks, but apparently beer or 10-High bourbon are at all time lows, given the kooky posts floating around here.

49 posted on 06/16/2010 5:35:06 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, their name isn’t British Petroleum.


50 posted on 06/16/2010 5:35:16 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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