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What a coincidence! Breitbart's coroner dead from arsenic poisoning?
RT ^ | 05/03/2012

Posted on 05/05/2012 1:43:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

The unexpected death of conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart just got a whole lot more mysterious. Only two months after Breitbart’s passing, the coroner that investigated the cause of death may have succumbed to arsenic poisoning.

Michael Cormier, 61, passed away on April 20, the Los Angeles Times reports this week. Although Cormier’s death is only being publicized now, the timing of actual passing actually came within hours of the release of the preliminary autopsy report of Breitbart.

Commenting to the Times on the latest news, Lt. Alan Hamilton of the Los Angeles Police Department says that investigators have not ruled out foul play in the death of Cormier. Authorities have yet to confirm how they believe arsenic entered his system — or if the coroner was deliberately poisoned — but Cormier passed away after being admitted to a hospital in Burbank, California last month after displaying symptoms typical with the illness.

Now as investigators consider how Cormier’s life came to an end, others are still probing the untimely passing of Breitbart, an event which spawned conspiracy theories within minutes. As some have spent the last several weeks considering the pieces of the puzzle involving the journalist’s death, an unusual twist has been added to the mix.

Hours after the death of Breitbart was confirmed in early March, skeptics were quick to question what role his passing may have had in relation to a public address he delivered earlier in 2012. Speaking to the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. only weeks earlier, Breitbart claimed he had videos that would end the political career of US President Barack Obama.

“I have videos, this election we’re going to vet him,” Breitbart said back in February “We are going to vet him from his college days to show you why racial division and class warfare are central to what hope and change was sold in 2008.”

Although investigators would go on to call Breitbart’s March 1 death the result of heart failure, even some of his personal friends put forth the notion that it was an inside job. “He told me RECENTLY he had big dirt on Obama… MANY believe it's murder!” radio host and pal Mancow Muller tweeted after his death, adding in a similar micro message that he had his doubts about the initial reports of natural causes.

Speaking to reporters at Los Angeles’s KABC News, investigators with the LA Police Department say that doctors at the hospital that Cormier died at have raised suspicions over the coroner’s death.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arsenic; arsenicpoisoning; breitbart; cormier; coroner; esmit; mancow; michaelcormier; oy; poisoning; rt; wnd
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1 posted on 05/05/2012 1:43:06 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

MORE HERE:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2138216/Andrew-Breitbart-death-Conspiracy-theorists-foul-coroner-dies-arsenic-poisoning.html

Conspiracy theorists cry foul after right-wing journalist Andrew Breitbart’s ‘coroner’ dies of arsenic poisoning

EXCERPT:

Just two months after conservative firebrand Andrew Breitbart died of a sudden heart attack, a Los Angeles coroner has died of suspicious circumstances.

Sources told the Los Angeles Times that Michael Cormier, 61, appears to have died of arsenic poisoning on April 20, the day the Los Angeles coroner’s office released their preliminary autopsy report on Mr Breitbart.

Conspiracy theorists and some of Mr Breitbart’s fans say that the timing, as well as the manner in which Mr Cormier died, makes compelling evidence of a sinister connection between the two men’s deaths.


2 posted on 05/05/2012 1:44:32 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh boy ... thanks S&F.


3 posted on 05/05/2012 1:45:23 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: SeekAndFind

I read last week his cause of death will be confirmed when the Coroner’s report comes in.

Kind of funny if you think about it.


4 posted on 05/05/2012 1:47:16 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: goseminoles

MORE HERE:

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/336112/20120502/andrew-breitbart-michael-cormier-death-conspiracy-theories.htm

Forensic Technician Michael Cormier’s Death Fuels Andrew Breitbart Conspiracy Theories

EXCERPT:

When conservative blogger and entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart died on March 1 at the age of 43, many raised the question “Was he assassinated?” Further fueling a mix of conspiracy theories around his death, L.A. County forensic technician Michael Cormier died on April 20...the same day that Breitbart’s autopsy report was released.

The Los Angeles Times reported that officials believe that Cormier, 61, died from poisoning. Last week Cormier had been complaining of pain and vomiting. He was taken to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center where he passed away.

An autopsy was completed, but it may take months to determine the exact cause of death. Although police were notified by hospital staff about “concerns surrounding the cause of Cormier’s death,” law enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times that they are not jumping to the conclusion of homicide.

“At this point we haven’t ruled out foul play,” said Lt. Alan Hamilton of the Los Angeles Police Department. “It is one of the things being considered. We are waiting for the coroner’s results.”

Authorities are currently looking into arsenic as the potentially lethal poison. No final determination has been made, but a poison accidentally entering Cormier’s system is a possibility.

Cormier’s death has the Internet returning to Breitbart death conspiracy theories.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 1:50:04 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m confused - was he the corner or a technician?


6 posted on 05/05/2012 1:58:30 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

LOL - correction...”coroner”.


7 posted on 05/05/2012 1:59:07 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Would a coroner normally come in contact with arsenic? Is arsenic used in embalming (but embalming is usually done after the inquest, not before). Today arsenic in a form that could be ingested as poison is scarcely used for anything a typical consumer would touch. Semiconductor facilities use a lot, but the precautions are great and the finished product doesn’t have any reactive arsenic in it.


8 posted on 05/05/2012 2:02:01 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hmmmmm ..?? Seems Obama is starting to collect “mysterious deaths”. How many remember all the strange deaths connected to the Clintons ..??


9 posted on 05/05/2012 2:03:41 PM PDT by CyberAnt ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: CyberAnt

I do. I was in Ft. Marcy..


10 posted on 05/05/2012 2:14:07 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: SeekAndFind

Andrew Breitbart had a history of heart problems. His death appeared to have ironic timing, just before a purported major release of information against the current regime. Possible conspiracy, but quite possibly natural. The death by POISON of his coroner now elevates it to a conspiracy that will not die down.


11 posted on 05/05/2012 2:23:58 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: SeekAndFind

Will the coroner’s coroner also mysterious die?


12 posted on 05/05/2012 2:28:50 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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This probably isn’t appropriate, but this makes me think of that TV show The Closer (takes place in L.A.) where she takes over the “High Profile” cases and has to go against the Department and/or media to do it.

Does anyone have enough umph to look into this and let the chips fall where they may?


13 posted on 05/05/2012 2:34:45 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: SeekAndFind

This only becomes a real scandal if the coroner for the guy who was the coroner of Breitbart dies under suspicious circumstances, and then his coroner has a mysterious accident.


14 posted on 05/05/2012 2:37:23 PM PDT by BCrago66
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To: tbw2

I think most busy people would be shocked at how many deaths there are surrounding certain cases. What happens is that normal people stop looking into it, and these deaths an d incidents happen later when there is no drumbeat of attention.

That is why it can be called “tinfoil” because people in current generations think that “kind of thing” doesn’t happen anymore. You read it in history, but surely it isn’t happening NOW, when in reality a conspiracy is simply the way the world works...people conspire and have since the Garden of Eden.


15 posted on 05/05/2012 2:39:01 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: SeekAndFind

“...but a poison accidentally entering Cormier’s system is a possibility.”

That is about as likely as me being named King of England. And no, arsenic is not used in embalming - formeldehyde is.

In fact, about the only way one will ingest arsenic is if one drinks water from a contaminated well where the arsenic is naturally occurring. There are some such contaminated water wells in Alaska around Fairbanks and the locals know all about them.


16 posted on 05/05/2012 2:39:30 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: SeekAndFind
the coroner that investigated the cause of death

Funny how the original story said he "may have" been one of the coroners........So now they have concrete evidence that "HE WAS THE ONE"?

17 posted on 05/05/2012 2:44:45 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: SeekAndFind

Can we now assuume that the entire staff of Breitbart.com is now in a super secret location reminiscent of Cheney, conducting their Breitbart.com stuff via ultra secure laptops? LOL!


18 posted on 05/05/2012 2:48:53 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: goseminoles

Re: I do. I was in Ft. Marcy

Is there a concession stand in Ft. Marcy???


19 posted on 05/05/2012 2:49:42 PM PDT by jesseam
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To: goseminoles

Re: I do. I was in Ft. Marcy

Is there a concession stand in Ft. Marcy???


20 posted on 05/05/2012 2:49:51 PM PDT by jesseam
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To: SeekAndFind

Welcome home Michael Rivero!


21 posted on 05/05/2012 2:50:01 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: jesseam

Sorry for db post


22 posted on 05/05/2012 2:51:12 PM PDT by jesseam
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To: SeekAndFind
IIRC when the news came out that Breitbart died of heart failure, it was said that the full coroner's report would be out in about a week. But wasn't that a few weeks ago? I'm not sure if a coroner's report is even a public document since they usually go into medical details the family may not want released.

From what I have heard Cormier was a photographic technician working with the medical examiner. Of course it is intentionally misleading to call him a coroner.

23 posted on 05/05/2012 2:54:41 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: SeekAndFind

Very strange. Since Breitbart was Jewish (or so I hear), an autopsy wouldn’t be performed unless there was strong suspicion of something wrong. Results had to wait for extra tox screens.

And now the examiner, “who may have done the autopsy” is dead from “maybe arsenic”?

The wall of dead ppl around the Democrats is staggering.


24 posted on 05/05/2012 2:54:41 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: SeekAndFind
There is another interesting factoid to munch on...(pun intended)

Sometime prior to Breitbart's death, he had dinner at the Ayers/Dohrn place. Not only that, but Ayers was the Cook!


25 posted on 05/05/2012 2:56:19 PM PDT by C210N (Wanted: Tagline)
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To: SeekAndFind
i thought it was already determined that the guy had nothing to do with Breitbart?

This is RT, from the masters of disinformation. That puts it somewhere between the Enquirer the Star.

26 posted on 05/05/2012 3:00:29 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: C210N

bill ayers is THE spawn of Satan.


27 posted on 05/05/2012 3:01:45 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: jesseam

Not that I remember.. :0)


28 posted on 05/05/2012 3:24:24 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
They said originally; this would take 'weeks'(!) and much longer, perhaps. Does it really take 'this' long to detect arsenic?
29 posted on 05/05/2012 3:53:33 PM PDT by cricket (Please America; do not give Obama 'four more'. . .)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
They said originally; this would take 'weeks'(!) and much longer, perhaps. Does it really take 'this' long to detect arsenic?
30 posted on 05/05/2012 3:53:39 PM PDT by cricket (Please America; do not give Obama 'four more'. . .)
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To: SeekAndFind

Here is the URL of what comes up when you type in “mysterious deaths around obama” :https://ixquick.com/do/metasearch.pl?query=mysterious+deaths+around+obama&cat=web&pl=ie&language=englishb

It’s very extensive.


31 posted on 05/05/2012 4:10:37 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Mitt Romney is the supreme exemplification of the word SMARMY.)
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To: cricket; SeekAndFind
Does anyone recall the FR post with the statement of an eyewitness who said Breitbart's face "turned bright red" immediately before his collapse?

Coronary failure causes blue-to-gray pallor. Cyanide causes a bright red flush...

32 posted on 05/05/2012 4:12:19 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TXnMA

“Coronary failure causes blue-to-gray pallor. Cyanide causes a bright red flush... “

Having watched someone going through a heart attack that killed him, I testify to the truth of that. He was revived, but died after the cardiac care machinery was disengaged.


33 posted on 05/05/2012 4:14:48 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: C210N

That picture disgusts me, for obvious reasons. Why dine with an enemy of the country you supposedly love so much. No doubt, Breibart did; but I still don’t get being in the “company” of this man and his wife; the same goes for Tucker “Bowtie” Carlson.


34 posted on 05/05/2012 4:22:58 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: SeekAndFind

The closest exposure to arsenic he might have at work is with the arsenic compounds use to preserve tissues. Most arsenic found in the US commercially is combined with a copper solution as wood preservative.

Rat poison no longer contains arsenic, instead using an anti-blood coagulant.

The EPA has long had a very strict standard for arsenic in drinking water. So truthfully where anyone would get enough (likely arsenic trioxide) to poison would be quite rare.


35 posted on 05/05/2012 4:26:55 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: the invisib1e hand

This whole thing is silly I mean who would want to kill Breitbart anyway and the same goes for a technician or coroner who may have had some knowledge of the case just plain silly—Right


36 posted on 05/05/2012 4:37:40 PM PDT by funfan
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To: SeekAndFind
What a coincidence! Breitbart's coroner dead from arsenic poisoning?

Kind of reminds you of the klinton era, and it's NO coincidence!

37 posted on 05/05/2012 4:38:35 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: funfan

Right! And who would dare question the credibility of WND, a russian internet “news” service, and Mancow Muller?


38 posted on 05/05/2012 4:39:22 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: SeekAndFind

Very, very strange.


39 posted on 05/05/2012 4:43:17 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: SeekAndFind; All

Very strange! I mist admit I’ve been completely dismissing claims of a conspiracy to kill Brietbart. It just seems too crazy.

However ultimarely, wrt Brietbat’s death, before I’d even think of a conspiracy to kill him, I’d have to ask first: where are the materials he apparently claimed to possess that would take down Obama? If they are all still around, maybe just sitting in his house, then: a) Why haven’t they been released and b) as far as a conspiracy to kill him goes, it didn’t have the intended effect if the incriminating material against Obama is still available.

So does anyone know the answer to these questions?


40 posted on 05/05/2012 4:54:25 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: SeekAndFind

This does seem rather odd.


41 posted on 05/05/2012 4:56:22 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Mean Maryjean

Agreed. Boy, was I surprised to hear about it, and I only found out from listening to Breitbart’s CPAC speech. He TOTALLY extols Ayers, for his culinary abilities, and then trashes him. My cranial gears are turning with notions of “delayed-action arsenic”, if such a thing is possible.


42 posted on 05/05/2012 5:20:01 PM PDT by C210N (Wanted: Tagline)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
The EPA has long had a very strict standard for arsenic in ...

Liberals. Conservatives? That's a different EPA standard.

43 posted on 05/05/2012 5:22:42 PM PDT by C210N (Wanted: Tagline)
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To: C210N

As far as arsenic, a semi-metal, is concerned, caution is in order, as it can do some weird and often bad things to us.

One of the more recent discoveries is that it can dull our immune response to novel pathogens, giving them more opportunity to establish themselves. And then, when the immune system finally does react, it tends to overreact, which can be just as harmful to us as the pathogen.

Some bright boy came up with a fairly simple system by which people in rural India, whose groundwater is heavily contaminated with arsenic, can clean it before drinking.

It just takes two buckets, a smaller one and a larger one, with some holes in them. In the smaller one is a cheap iron powder, because iron binds with arsenic to form large molecules. The outer bucket has clean sand in it, that traps these large molecules. The water that comes out has lost almost all its arsenic.


44 posted on 05/05/2012 5:40:44 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: goseminoles

Oh please people......why would you question the fact that Vince Foster killed himself, then rolled himself in new carpet, drove in a white van to the park and dumped the body? That’s perfectly normal or at least plausible.


45 posted on 05/05/2012 6:35:21 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: SeekAndFind

A comment on the RT site refers to a book entitled “Admit The Horse”. Has anyone read it or know about it?


46 posted on 05/05/2012 6:39:49 PM PDT by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: TXnMA
Does anyone recall the FR post with the statement of an eyewitness who said Breitbart's face "turned bright red" immediately before his collapse?

Coronary failure causes blue-to-gray pallor. Cyanide causes a bright red flush...

No doubt; a few posts included this info. Know that I posted such; on more than several occasions with links to witness who offered info.

It would be less 'odd' perhaps; if this were publicly acknowledged/addressed; as would the 'final' autopsy results; which we/Media waited for. . .but when final disposition is made; we are told only; what had been offered prior. Not a 'specific' diagnosis. We already knew the 'what'; we were waiting for the 'why/how' this happened.

Anyway; many questions; few answers; and family has been ultra quiet about all this.

With death following on the 'heels' of Breitbart;s death report; one can reasonably wonder; just how many fatal coincidences - and questions left unanswered - can one 'story' have; without giving rise to 'wonder' and/or at least some doubt. The missing pieces; that could resolve some of this; may be no more, than just that.

That said; when 'bad' people; have such 'good luck'; it makes one at least think; it may just be; 'too good to be true'. And easy to think that in Obama's case; it just, may not be true.

47 posted on 05/05/2012 7:03:48 PM PDT by cricket (Please America; do not give Obama 'four more'. . .)
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To: C210N
Even in a casual photo of 'evening fun and friends'; Ayers is compelled to send a finger message. One might reasonably wonder; just 'what'- or 'which' victory he is referencing.

All too sad; seeing Breitbart here; only to be dead within a few days. When looking at this crew; there certainly can be no doubt; that 'evil' has staying power.

48 posted on 05/05/2012 7:13:37 PM PDT by cricket (Please America; do not give Obama 'four more'. . .)
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To: cricket

That may not be the ‘V’ for victory sign, well, perhaps in a way it is... he could be saying that, of the 5 of them standing there, only 2 will be left after he has “end[ed] capitalism”, and 25 mil are taken care of that cannot conform to the new order.


49 posted on 05/05/2012 7:52:41 PM PDT by C210N (Wanted: Tagline)
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To: C210N
Why is the “v” have the palm facing the bod? Usually, the palm is outward.

Just horsing around before I go sleepy-time.

50 posted on 05/05/2012 9:35:27 PM PDT by hummingbird (I am Breitbart.)
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