About Brichnow21
Joined October 2017
I'm a retired school teacher...specialized in Emotion/Behavioral "Challenged" students from Kindergarten through High school. My experience afforded me many hours of studying motivation and behavior in all kinds of people.

When I graduated from college, back in 1975, from Eastern Michigan University, the economy, said "Pack your bags, if you want a teaching job!"
After, a year of floundering around with waiting tables and substitute teaching, for almost a year, a follow classmate, encouraged several of us to move to, Houston, Texas, where I have resided, ever since.

I studied astrology, as an aside, while studying my education courses. I have counseled men women and children using the horoscope for "self-discovery".
How this became an area of interest, is worth an article in itself.
I'm a student of Silva Mind Control, and believe is the root of "Law of Attraction". Here, I learned the power of visualization in and other techniques, that I hope to share, through some fine affiliate websites, that I have used for years.
I'm a 12 Step program follower and hope to meld all these experiences into personal transformation program for happiness and peace.
I've dabbled in real estate and day trading through the years, as well.
I'm a stainedglass artist and enjoy staying productive.
Enough!!
Barbara
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Loes Premium
Hello Barbara,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition to the Walkthrough called "After The Walkthrough". Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I just wrote my 102nd training for WA. I have categorized them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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haroda Premium
Hello Barbara! Thank you for following me and found me!!! What you wrote on my profile is inspiring to me. Thank you!!! It light a little fire within. I love your profile as well. I love to sit down, chat, and get to know you even better. What a wonderful journey you have gone through and continue to travel. I am so glad to be able to cross path with you.

I dabbled in real estates also and still own a few rental houses left. It is a big head ache when they are far away... I have not day trade yet.

Welcome to WA and best wishes in sharing your wisdom with the world using WA as your ultimate tool.
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MJL71 Premium
Hi. Sounds like my life (a little bit - I was never a teacher - tho my son is). I meant in the many different things you've done to stay afloat. I've done the same thing. I drove a cab in Toronto for 4 years, I was a project accountant for a general contractor, I've done telemarketing (ugh!), been a messenger...etc. Well, that's life. But I'm here to change that. I think that must be your goal, too.
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brichnow21 Premium
Mike, I've found when frustrated...Maybe, I not supposed to be doing what I am! Day trading, real estate, ugh!
Now, I'm right here I belong!...as well, as you! LOL
I hope you have edited your profile with this new information!
Best to you!
Barb
Psst, start signing your name, please...I had to go back to your profile, page, and look at others, replies. Please. WINK!
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SandieCamara Premium
Hi , You have inspired me to go back over my profile and do a bit of a rework on it. I guess we when first get on here we have no idea what we are supposed to write. I have been like you and got a big ole burn a few times and found those folks could care less if I wrote I'm a 3 eyed monkey or a circus performer.... Note to self must make profile a 'real' person and engage more! Thank you for the wonderful post.

Take good care of yourself and stay blessed,

Sandie
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brichnow21 Premium
Sandie, thank you, so much!
Sometimes, I feel I may be pushy, but time's too short, for pussy-footing, around!
Now, let's go fishin' a start reeling them in!!!
Barb
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Wayne66 Premium
Hi, Barbara. Thanks for adding me to your network. I have added you to mine as well.

Top 100 already, you are a busy bee. Keep at it and you will succeed before you know it. Well...you already are, look at what you have accomplished in such a short time.

I look forward to connecting from time to time and hope you have great success as you continue this amazing journey.

Wayne
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you, Wayne!
Short response...computerjust serviced. LOL
Barb...
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Give It A Go Premium
Hi Barbara.
Thank you for adding me to your circle of friends here at WA. It's lovely to meet you. Where was a teacher like you when my daughter was going through school. There should be one in every school at least. You have some interesting pastimes too, very diverse. Wishing you much success with everything.
Ange
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brichnow21 Premium
Ange!!
How beautiful!
Thank you!
Barb
Talk another time...privately...
Barb
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Give It A Go Premium
Anytime Barb. :)
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Madek Premium
Great, Barbara!

I'm immensely grateful to you for your constructive feedback. As you know, there are many problems with people that need to be better know for all of us. Let's help them to know how to get rid of these disturbances. I wish you success with your marketing venture at WA. You're awesome! Cheers!

Madek
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you! Thank you!, Madek!
Any suggestions will make sure I'm on the right track!
"You can't rush Mother Nature!"
Best always!
Barb
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Madek Premium
Hey, Barb!

You're quite right! I thank you in advance for any suggestions you may send. I would like it too much! You're great!

Madek
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brichnow21 Premium
Madek, you're on this journey, together! Give and take, as needed!!
Thanks, for being a part!!
Barb
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MelaniLukito Premium
Hi, Barbara. Is your niche about astrology? Thank you for connecting. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. We have a great community here. Don't hesitate to ask your questions so the community members can help you. Wish you enjoy the journey and reach your goals. Also feel free to check out my website at:
https://healthyhappywomanafter40.com
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brichnow21 Premium
Melani, at this point it's about 12 Steps...eventually, yes! Astrology will be added, as it is, an has been my major tool, in helping people, discover the root source of their "demons" !
I'll check out your site, when I have my laptop...helping, later today.
Using my cellphone is really a core!
Happy you're here!
Barb
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despatis Premium
Dear Barbara, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for accepting my invite, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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brichnow21 Premium
Despatis, we find our own little network!
Yesn stay in touch!
Barb
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FrankieTrill Premium
Thanks for the love,
I wanna show some love back by sending you my positive words of good health, wealth, and prosperity plus longevity and I encourage you to stay positive and keep striving towards your dreams and your freedoms. (Time, Financial, and Location Freedom) Stay determined, dedicated, and discipline Peace
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you, Frankie!
One can never receive too much love.
Love, just flows from all of us, here, in WA!...Why this place is SO special!!
Thank you, again!...Loving you right back!
Barb
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FrankieTrill Premium
True indeed Barb
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drjec Premium
Thanks for following me. I found your bio very interesting. Most recently, I ran a company that provided an behavioral intervention for kids between 6 and 22 years of age who had difficulty socializing because of their behaviors regardless of the cause. The primary intervention took place in community settings like Boys and Girls Clubs with a 1:1 coach.
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brichnow21 Premium
Thanks, Jim!
My major calling, now is in the area of addiction...causes and conditions.
Dig it up! Dump it!
Solution,,,Forgive yourself and others... and and get on with helping others.
"Self-centeredness is the root of our problems"...with the ultimate Healer, God above!!
Barb
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Lazyblogger Premium
Wow! Hi Brichnow, I can't believe you choose to follow me after reading your profile, I feel honored. Anyways, thank you for the follow and I wish you all your heart desires here at Wealthy Affiliate.

Great things are happening here in the coming weeks, months and years. You are in the right place with WA as you follow Kyle and Carson lead. take care my friend and oh! will be returning the favor.
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you, Bishop for your heartwarming response.
Looking forward to many "real" connections and friendships! Awesome place!
Barb
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Flash4 Premium
Hellow Brichnow21, Loved your profile, we have a lot in common.
I have also studied astrology, facinating science isn't it?
That Silva Mind Control sounds interesting, I must check it out.
We are both new at this WA thingy, hope you do well. I will take
your advise on only checking out the followers and not spend too
much time of time consuming emails.
Cheers, Jae from Oz
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brichnow21 Premium
Had to follow my own advice, when 17+ emails, were in my gmail notifications...twice as many as yesterday! LOL
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Barbara and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will perhaps have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 380 blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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brichnow21 Premium
Much appreciated, Robert!
I will check them out when to need arises!
Thank, you! The support is fantastic, both, as geeks, and simply idea starters!
What a vast amount of talent!!
Barb
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BPryga Premium
Thank you so much for mentioning the blogs you have published. I am finding that such a great resource. The learning curve is rather steep, but I am making day by day progress!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Barbara
yes there are quite a lot of blogs covering all aspects of working from home that you need to know in order to achieve success.
Pick out the ones you believe will help you now and the rest can wait until as and when you need to research.
I actually published another one today and the link to another blog is an excellent source of info for those new to marketing online with a website. Well worth a look.
You get stuck, you get in touch.
Enjoy your Monday.
Robert-A
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brichnow21 Premium
I'll remember that, as the time occurs.
Thanks, Robert
Barb
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MizBurke314 Premium
Good morning, Barbara--

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, and thank you for networking with me. I have followed you, as well. Sorry it took a while to respond.

Your background sounds very interesting. If that is to be your niche or several niches, I can't wait to see what you do with it! It seems like it would benefit a great many people. :)

Best wishes for your future success!

Linda
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brichnow21 Premium
Helping others is the primary goal! I believe the money will come, as a by-product. Let's do this, Linda!
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BPryga Premium
Thank you, Linda. My first attempt will be establishing a website about quilting. It is one of the passions I think I can share with many.
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BradBurns Premium
Hi, Brichnow,

Welcome to WA. An exciting place with lots of great people and heaps of learning and training available.

I am interested in the stained glass artistry. That does sound cool. I am visualising a church right now as I type.

I am a Leo and although it is not the same, I have always had a passion for astronomy.

Thank you for following me and I wish you all the best.

Great to meet you

Brad
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brichnow21 Premium
Hi, Brad and thanks for following me!
This is truly an exciting place to be. I taught science for years, and as a kid loved the solar system. Little did I know where that would lead me!
I happened upon stainedglass, rather by luck. Ran into someone that said he does and I said I'd love to learn and I became his first and only student. He said he knew no one else would get it so quickly...one lesson, and I had my first piece.
I'd worked with most art and crafts, jewelry, painting , even sculpting, and either wasn't into it enough, or I got bored.
Stainedglass creation is a surprise ending! I never really know if what I wanted to create came off the way I invisioned it, and I'm often amazed at Myself!!
I hope to have a stained glass site, in the future, as well.
Wishing you the best returns!
Barb
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BradBurns Premium
Look forward to viewing your stained glass site Barb.

Art is great and I love colour. I am into Black Opal. The light shows are just amazing. I have them crafted into gold pendants.

Nice chatting with you and I will see you around the traps.

Cheers,

Brad
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brichnow21 Premium
Black opal? I bet that's just gorgeous! I have been a black onyx person, back in high school with class rings, but now I fancy diamonds, rubies and sapphaires!! I've avoided opal's as they are fragile, and with these busy hands, would not stand up to my wear and tear.
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BradBurns Premium
Yes, you have to be careful with opal. Black opal has potch so it is mainly the face that is fragile, A bit softer than glass on the Mohs scale. All my black opal jewellery pendants are bezel set for protection and security.

But you still have to be careful with a diamond, primarily the Princess cut. You can still break the cleavage on those cuts if you strike them at the right angle.I just passed the ISG diamond theory course.

Most people think diamonds won't break but they can and sometimes easily. They are the hardest material on the planet by far. Nothing comes near a diamond in hardness but hardness is only the resistance to scratching not breaking.

I have attached a photo of my latest creation.
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brichnow21 Premium
Wow! That is really nice! I like the fact that the setting s rather simple. It doesn't distract from the beauty of the stone.
BYW...I even know what Mohs scale is...years of teaching physicalscience! Ha!
I'm also parcial to yellow gold.
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BradBurns Premium
Yes simple because the highlight is the opal and it is safe for the Opal. It can be glued as well for extra security.

Yellow gold works well with opal. I do have an electric teal set in white gold. I haven't finished the site yet but you can see some of them on https://opalsnjewels.com if you want to have a look.
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brichnow21 Premium
I will check it out, soon.
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BradBurns Premium
Just thought you might like to take look when you have time.
Black Opal is extremely rare and only comes from the Opal fields around Lightning Ridge, Australia and nowhere else in the world.
I was up there about 3 months ago in the cooler months.
It is the Wild West. You can't turn your back. If you do the ratters are thieving your find when you are in town.
Nobody knows the population stats. It is not hard to go missing up there if you're a ratter and tread on the wrong toes.
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DBeatty Premium
Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me. I'm following you back. My mother and my grandmother were both school teachers. My mother would have children who would tell her, "You taught my mother." Well, that didn't make her feel old until they started saying, "You taught my grandmother." Then she felt it was time to retire. She has affected so many children in her life.

You are so multi-talented. I wish you success in WA.

Deb.
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brichnow21 Premium
What a treat! Education has changed. I miss the children, but not the politics of special education.
Your mother was lucky to be a teacher when they got the support of administration, and didn't have to spend so much time on the various state wide testing and other off the subject time wasters. At the end of the year with ARD meetings, I had an aide in my class around 80% of the time. Not much time to really teach.
I'm looking forward to"teaching" on my website.
Barb
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SondraM Premium
Hi, Thank you for the kind words on my profile. I'm glad that you had the opportunity to see Colorado. It sounds as if you trip would have been very enjoyable. I look forward to getting to know you better via your blogging on WA as you build a business.
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you, Sondra! Like FB we will be creating some swell friendships! Barb
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Madek Premium
Hey, Brichnow!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success on your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance at my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

Madek
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brichnow21 Premium
Madek,
Will check this out, soon!
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brichnow21 Premium
Madek, I checked out your site! Well done, and my, such good information. Schizophrenia is one of life's mysteries, as is autism.
I've seen patients with this in recovery, and what strides they have made! If he didn't say he was... wouldn't have noticed it noticed it!
I've looked into many health concerns through astrological data...usually major hard aspects to Mercury, which governs thought processes are at the root of the difficulty. TMI!, but I get passionate about this kind of research.
I'm again, good job. I will definitely look again in the future for more ideas!
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DNicholas Premium
Thanks for the follow. Welcome to WA. Just wanted to wish you luck. I'm not much further along than you are, but if I can be of assistance on anything, please don't hesitate to ask. Us newbies need to stick together and support each other. The training here is fantastic and very easy to follow. I hope you reach your goals soon.
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Barbara!

Very welcome to WA!
Thank you for liking one of my comments. Appreciate you connecting with me. Of course I'm following you back.

I wish you all the best on your journey to online success! If you have any questions or need some motivational boost, don't hesitate to contact me or any of our wonderful community friends.

:-) Pernilla
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you. I see you"re about as new as I am, so let's cheer each other on! Barb
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BPryga Premium
Thank you. I may need help & appreciate your offer of assistance.
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Barbara!
Yes, of course I‘d love to be of assistance. Please, give me a PM (personal message), then we‘ll see how I can help you.
Don‘t worry if I don‘t answer immediately, I‘ll answer as soon as I can.
:-) Pernilla
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brichnow21 Premium
I've got YOU, on speed-dial, Baby!
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nathaniell Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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gcd Premium
Hi Barbara, it's lovely to meet you and thank you for following me.

You have quite a spread of children that you work with. That must be interesting, challenging, and yet rewarding at the same time. Well done!

Visualization is something I need to master.

Welcome to WA. I wish you every success here.
All the best
Gary
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brichnow21 Premium
Hi,Gary! Mastery is not the goal, but progress!!
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice! Practice! Practice!
Look for the little successes...miracles. :)
Barb
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gcd Premium
Hi, Barb!

Thank you for your insights. Practice and little successes it is!

Miracles happening all around me :)

Gary
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Keisi Premium
Hola Barbara!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

Keisi
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brichnow21 Premium
Ready to get started!!
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Keisi Premium
Great to hear that you are ready to get started. Please complete ALL of the Get Started Here lessons. They are the best way to build your new career on a firm foundation.

Best regards,

Keisi.
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Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Barbara!

Nathaniell here - you probably remember me from my site One More Cup of Coffee. I'm glad to see you've signed up and are ready to get started building your online business.

Right now, there are just two super important things you need to know.

1) If you ask questions and interact with the community you are far more likely to see results with your business. The support here at WA is the best in the internet marketing industry...please take advantage of it.

2) You can access me for 1-on-1 support by leaving a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/nathaniell or by responding directly to this message.

There are a ton of other features worth exploring, but they are explained in the main training. Time to get started on the first lesson!

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brichnow21 Premium
I'm thanks, Nathaniell...
I'm looking forward to getting this certification started and accomplished, lickey-split! B
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nathaniell Premium
Sounds great Barbara. Work through the courses as you have time. As long as you are taking consistent action, you're on the right course.

I'll be hangin' around if you need any assistance.
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