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Heartbreaking video shows abandoned puppy desperately chase owner's SUV in vain
dailymail.co.uk ^ | may 20, 2014 | david mccormack

Posted on 05/20/2014 12:26:28 PM PDT by lowbridge

A Nevada woman who returned home to find an abandoned puppy outside her door was disgusted when she reviewed security camera footage and found that the dog had been cruelly left behind.

Toni Luisi of Henderson, Nevada, has released the heartbreaking footage in a bid to help find the dog – who she has named Graci - a loving home and shame the owner who abandoned her.

‘I mean, how do they treat their children if this is how they treat their dog?’ said Luisi.

Luisi returned home on May 5 to find the distressed puppy loitering around outside the gates of her home.

Initially she thought the dog must belong to someone nearby, but when she reviewed the video footage she was shocked at what she saw.

An SUV had slowly driven into the cul-du-sac where she lives and then let the animal out before quickly driving off while the confused puppy tried to follow.

‘I just feel really bad that someone could actually just open the car door and just dump this beautiful animal,’ Luisi told KTLA.

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Full title: Heartbreaking video shows abandoned puppy desperately chase owner's SUV in vain as they drive off without her

Anyone interested in giving Graci a good home should email: gracithepuppy@yahoo.com

1 posted on 05/20/2014 12:26:28 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

That is seriously fupped uck.


2 posted on 05/20/2014 12:30:10 PM PDT by Salamander (It's a cult and they worship blue oysters!)
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To: lowbridge
Anyone interested in giving Graci a good home should email: gracithepuppy@yahoo.com

Just make sure it is not Obama, or his cook...

3 posted on 05/20/2014 12:30:37 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: lowbridge

I already have three dogs, or I’d take her...

Damn, I love dogs more than I do most people... dogs don’t f*** each other.


4 posted on 05/20/2014 12:31:39 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: lowbridge

That’s going to be quite a large dog when it’s grown.


5 posted on 05/20/2014 12:34:14 PM PDT by Tax-chick (You say I'm insane ... I say you're afraid.)
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To: NFHale

I cannot even watch it.

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6 posted on 05/20/2014 12:35:14 PM PDT by Mears
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To: lowbridge

I live 18 miles outside a college town off a main drag through the forest. Every time a semester ends the college kids bring their kittens and puppies out to the “woods” and let them go. The dogs often try to stop cars by standing in the road and barking. I’ll come by later and they’ll be dead. I suspect the thinking is, “I’ll let them go in the woods.” Well, house pets abandoned in the woods are known as food. Or, perhaps they’re thinking somebody will adopt them. Well, what, all twenty or thirty of them?

Girls, boys, here’s a note. If your potential mate is willing to abandon a house pet they’re probably sociopaths.


7 posted on 05/20/2014 12:36:29 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Mears

Me neither. I started to, then shut it off.

Those people are complete a-holes.


8 posted on 05/20/2014 12:36:30 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: lowbridge

Saw the video last night and it broke my heart..luckily a nice lady living on that block found her and has decided to keep her(Unless something has changed) such a cutie, I would take her, but Im bias, I would take in all abandoned doggies if I could


9 posted on 05/20/2014 12:40:30 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: lowbridge

wow.. thanks for posting.

why do we need to see this?


10 posted on 05/20/2014 12:42:13 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Gen.Blather; Ellendra

We think something like that happened to our cat - my husband and daughter found her - or she found them - while out deer hunting. She’s been the best cat ever.


11 posted on 05/20/2014 12:46:44 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: knittnmom

“She’s been the best cat ever.”

I think abandoned animals realize quickly that life is better from a can. My cat’s very appreciative too. (Although, she will play hard to please just to see if there is something better on offer that I’ve been holding back.)


12 posted on 05/20/2014 12:51:27 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: lowbridge

I think this is what happened to our dog we have now. He is a doll.


13 posted on 05/20/2014 12:52:34 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Gen.Blather; Ellendra

My daughter insists that, as the cat bounded over the snow toward them, she was mewing: “Humans! I’m saved!” When we have guests, she greets them. When they leave, she wanders around the house, looking for them. She’s about as friendly a cat as I’ve ever met.


14 posted on 05/20/2014 12:54:38 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Chuzzlewit
why do we need to see this?

Frank Capra's Why We Fight comes to mind.

15 posted on 05/20/2014 12:56:24 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Only Liberals can look at an amendment that says "shall not be infringed" and see blank parchment.)
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To: knittnmom

Someone abandoned a kitten at my pastor’s house. When he rescued him, the kitten was sickly and so badly flea bitten that his gums were white from lack of blood. My pastor couldn’t keep him because his wife and daughter are both allergic to cats so he came home with us. Today Charlie is a sleek and happy cat who loves to lie down and snuggle with anyone on the couch.


16 posted on 05/20/2014 1:00:57 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Thanks for sharing that. I love a happy ending!


17 posted on 05/20/2014 1:02:46 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: knittnmom

““Humans! I’m saved!” “

I have, in weak moments, tried to save a couple of abandoned kittens. But I must seem very scary. I never managed to get them to come to me.

I’m afraid to pick up the dogs. Also, it cost money to take them to the pound and I’ve not had work for over a year. I’m living off my 401k. (Victim of the Obama economy.)


18 posted on 05/20/2014 1:05:29 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: lowbridge

My Pound Pup was found wandering down a country road.
No doubt some idiot had done this to her.

Their loss and my gain, as she is the sweetest dog I’ve ever had.


19 posted on 05/20/2014 1:05:36 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Gen.Blather

I had stopped at a rural crossroads just out side of the college town Corvalis, OR and had a small puppy come out of the brush to my car. I was young and had never heard of the dispicable act of dumping puppies like that. I sincerely thought it belonged to a nearby farm house and took it there. The very kind lady said it was not hers but she took it in. Probably wasn’t the first time she took in throw aways. That puppy was young & small enough not to have made it through the night if I had not come upon it.


20 posted on 05/20/2014 1:06:13 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: knittnmom

Charlie even plays fetch if you throw his favorite toy, a pipe cleaner.


21 posted on 05/20/2014 1:06:17 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

lol! Snuggles sometimes thinks she’s a guard dog - no chipmunk, rabbit or squirrel is safe if it sets foot on our porch!


22 posted on 05/20/2014 1:08:06 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Very glad to hear the pup ended up in a better home.

Me and mine often say we will end up being one of those “crazy cat/dog” people - trying to rescue them all, small smile.


23 posted on 05/20/2014 1:08:28 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... (Had I brought Christ with me, the outcome would have been different. Dr. Eric Cunningha.m)
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To: Chuzzlewit

You know anybody in nevada who would like to take in a puppy?


24 posted on 05/20/2014 1:09:40 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Cold Heart

“That puppy was young & small enough not to have made it through the night if I had not come upon it.”

I have a friend who lives outside a university town in Alabama. He’s on a farm and has taken in dozens of abandoned animals. He says he sometimes sits in his house and sees the kids dropping them off.

I just can’t imagine abandoning a pet. I’m a cat guy and I can’t imagine anything more loving and trusting than a cat you’ve raised.


25 posted on 05/20/2014 1:10:30 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: thesearethetimes...

From what I heard, the lady saw the dog and took her in..even if she does not end up keeping her, the doggy will find a great home..I hate hearing stories like this..we took in our neighborhood Shih Tzu Maxie because the couple on our block could no longer take care of him..I didnt want him to end up in some shelter so we took him, best decision we made, we love him just like we love our Pomeranian Mix Nemo..both our best boys


26 posted on 05/20/2014 1:17:14 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: lowbridge
I saw this exact same thing happen when I was a kid. We lived across from a large dairy farm and people obviously thought that any farmer would take in a stray dog.

The large sedan slowed down right in from of my house, opened the passenger door and shoved out two dogs - one large and one small. Then, the driver sped away.

I remember the shock and anger I felt as these poor dogs ran frantically after the no-good son-of-a-bitch who abandoned them.

27 posted on 05/20/2014 1:17:48 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: knittnmom

My sister once saw a neighbors kitten wandering the street. She scooped up the kitten, took it to the neighbor who owned it, only to be told that he didnt want the kitten anymore. It had chewed up one of his expensive house plants, so he tossed her out of his house and into the streets for good.

My sister simply took the cat home and she lived with us for over 20 years, until she passed away. The cat’s favorite thing to do was to climb up onto my left shoulder and just lay there, making herself comfortable. And she would gladly press her head and face into my cheek each and every time I would ask her for a hug.

My neighbors loss was my incredible gain.


28 posted on 05/20/2014 1:20:35 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

All of Creation GROANS at the results of Original SIN! Poor Puppy. AND “Poor” over 50 Million Aborted Babies since the United States “Supreme” Court sentenced them to death by “Legal” Abortion.


29 posted on 05/20/2014 1:20:53 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: lowbridge

As a kid many lunars ago I was riding my bike home on a busy street when up ahead a car stopped and let a small dog out and sped away. The next car the dog ran in the middle of the road and got killed and that car didn’t bother to stop. It was a sad moment for me standing over that poor little dead dog in the road. Some people just plain shuck to shinola.


30 posted on 05/20/2014 1:22:10 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Salamander

It happens all the time in our neighborhood which is located a couple of blocks from a large apt complex. People get a dog then when they have to move or they find out its hard to have a dog in an apt. they drive over in our neighborhood and dump it out.

Our Chihuahua Coco who is just the prettiest dearest dog on earth was running up and down the street craning up to look in every car that passed to see if it was her owner. It was just pitiful. After a few days I couldn’t take it anymore and brought her into our house. You could tell where she had had a collar and they just took it off and then dumped her.

Our other dog Buddy who passed in March was dumped at the lake behind our house about 12 years ago. He had a crippled back leg so I was afraid if Animal Control got him they would just put him to sleep. I took him also and he was just the greatest dog ever. We are still not over losing him.


31 posted on 05/20/2014 1:27:22 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Not too long ago I needed new tires on my car. I went to the tire place and waited while they put new tires on my car. A friendly cat would enter the waiting room and I would pet it. The receptionist told me that they had plenty of cats on the property because people were actually abandoning them there at that tire place. The owners of the tire place would actually take these abandoned cats to a local vet to get them shots and spayed and neutered, then bring them back to the tire place and let them live there, feed them, until they found someone to adopt these cats.


32 posted on 05/20/2014 1:27:37 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: knittnmom

We live out in the sticks. We had a kitten climb on to our deck start playing our children. Tiny thing - couldn’t have been weaned long.
We still have her, and she is my favorite cat - Archie the Volunteer.


33 posted on 05/20/2014 1:36:26 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: lowbridge

Poor dog. Sad anyone would do that. Nice to have that camera, now she knows no point in reporting “found dog”,

But I doubt there is Lab in there. Likely a cover for what type it really includes.


34 posted on 05/20/2014 1:47:23 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Gen.Blather

One of the most cruel things I ever saw was when my landlord evicted a female and her offspring from one of his other apartments. She left a cat locked in the apartment, no food, water, or litter box. Just left it to die. By law, the landlord wasn’t supposed to be able to enter the apartment for 30 days following the eviction, so she knew the cat would be long dead by the time anybody found it. We saw the cat sitting in a window and called the landlord. Poor thing had been in there with no food or water for almost a week by the time they got it out.


35 posted on 05/20/2014 1:59:17 PM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: Little Ray; lowbridge; Ellendra

I’ve come to the conclusion that a cat who adopts us is far more affectionate than the other way around. We’ve had this kitty since about 2006. Our vet estimated she was around 6 months old. She likes to watch tv with us, perched most of the time on my husband’s lap (she likes his blue jeans, I think). When she hears the intro to whatever series we’re watching, she comes running. If we decide to not watch anything in the evening, she comes and complains about the disruption to her routine. When she gets my husband up in the morning on time, she gets a treat. Consequently, she sometimes tries to get him up VERY early. :-)


36 posted on 05/20/2014 2:01:05 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Gen.Blather
If your potential mate is willing to abandon a house pet they’re probably sociopaths.

Oh, yeah...I have cared for some of the cats abandoned by sociopaths here in soviet Red Hampshire.

37 posted on 05/20/2014 2:02:56 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Gen.Blather

I live in a tourist town. Those same college kids come here to work in the summer, get pets and in the fall take them out to the woods and let them go. Food for coyotes and mountain lions.


38 posted on 05/20/2014 2:05:51 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Hoffer Rand

“She left a cat locked in the apartment, no food, water, or litter box. Just left it to die.”

People who do one “wrong” thing seldom leave it at that. There is something wrong with everything they touch. That woman was a classic sociopath. (At the very least.) I knew a guy who cleans student housing. He reported finding abandoned pets also; just left there.

Some of my friends call me paranoid because I don’t easily trust people. I have seen and read about too much of this sort of thing. The people who do things like this are often personable and seemingly friendly.

My mother used to say, “You watch how people treat others because one day they’ll treat you the same way.” Not only is that true, but it includes how they treat pets.


39 posted on 05/20/2014 2:07:09 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: TigersEye

“Those same college kids come here to work in the summer, get pets and in the fall take them out to the woods and let them go.”

I would so much like to have another cat or a dog. But it’s like adopting a child. As it is, I have to make suitable arrangements for somebody to come in and take care of my cat when I must leave her. (I won’t take her to a kennel as that’s too damaging to cats.) I have in my will that whoever takes my pet at the time is generously compensated. When I leave the house I always have out several days food and water in case I get hurt or killed and can’t return. That gives my relatives time enough to arrive.


40 posted on 05/20/2014 2:13:10 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: lowbridge

We have land in the Ozarks and city folk dump their dogs in the country all the time. It’s especially bad at the end of college and university semesters. When they chase and attack livestock they get shot. Many more get run over. But most starve. we rescued a number of them and found them homes.


41 posted on 05/20/2014 2:13:25 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: knittnmom

We let Archie sleep with us and she gets the lions share of treats. But she doesn’t hang around with us outside of the bedroom.
Our house is very competitive, with six cats, notably Prince Tomas. Tomas is a rescued lilac Mekong Bobtail (sort of like a Siamese, but cuter with a stub tail) and is a young, curious and aggressive male. He loves his people, but likes to play with cat-siblings too much for their comfort. A lot of them spend their time outside during the day to avoid him. I keep him on my lap when I work from home to give them a rest.


42 posted on 05/20/2014 2:21:14 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: Gen.Blather

You’re a good man. I applaud your thinking ahead for their well being in case of an emergency.


43 posted on 05/20/2014 2:23:26 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"I was afraid if Animal Control got him they would just put him to sleep."

What a nice way to say murder.

44 posted on 05/20/2014 2:23:44 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: lowbridge

Because we live in the country we get strays that have been let off all the time, we either keep them, call friends who might want a dog or take them to the pound.

My son has one now that we think someone actually threw out a window as they were driving. She seems to be healing okay.


45 posted on 05/20/2014 2:27:21 PM PDT by tiki
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To: Little Ray

When my friend and neighbor got a divorce, we ended up taking their choc. lab from them when he was on the way to the pound. He has turned into a real sweetie and as goofy as the day is long. We had his littermate from 12 weeks old and it only seemed fitting that we save this dog from the death that he were to surely meet if he went to the pound. Yes, two labs is a chore but they are so happy and goofy dogs and our kids love them more than I ever imagined.


46 posted on 05/20/2014 2:30:35 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (Where are we going, and what's with the handbasket?)
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To: lowbridge; All

Folks,

Don’t go to the animal shelter if you feel like the folks on this thread. When my daughter volunteered there, the dogs were desperate to get out of “jail”. Barking like crazy while wagging their tails at warp 8. “Take me ! Take me !” Friendly as all get out - but desperate.

I had to leave. I couldn’t take care of 40 dogs when I already had a dog and two cats.

People who abandon pets are scum of the earth.


47 posted on 05/20/2014 2:37:14 PM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: knittnmom
I've come to the conclusion that a cat who adopts us is far more friendly than the other way around

Every dog I've had has been homeless and not the best candidate for an easy placement. A dog chooses me, not the other way around.

My current dog is the best companion. Because he spent part of his life as an orphan, he learned to behave perfectly if he wanted to stay in someone's house. He knows how to greet people and charm them. On our many walks, he's the ultimate exercise equipment. He's leashed, but has a mind of his own and sets the pace, and has to be held back from breaking lose to enjoy a chipmunk (or whatever critter) dinner.

48 posted on 05/20/2014 2:47:57 PM PDT by grania
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To: grania

4 dogs 4 cats Last one found in a dumpster by my son. They all live and play on > 10 acres. Mostly wooded. The cats hang by the house. The big dogs play in the woods


49 posted on 05/20/2014 4:13:12 PM PDT by Greg223 (tobacco)
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To: Gen.Blather

A friend married a man who would torture and kill cats for fun. The marriage didn’t work - no surprise!


50 posted on 05/20/2014 5:06:37 PM PDT by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE US OF US CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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