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TABLE A-3                                                                                                            PAGE 1
                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                       1997        NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
STATE TOTALS           588978        6602     6332         5041     5095         3881     3935     5968       2384     2509
ADDISON COUNTY          34957         369      336          250      211          229      232      316        143      164
ADDISON                  1216          16        0            6        4           11       11        6          6        3
BRIDPORT                 1194          14        1            4        0            7        6        6          2        7
BRISTOL                  3887          41        1           38       21           29       31       32         19       25
CORNWALL                 1094          10        1            6        2            4        4        3          2        2
FERRISBURG               2400          33        0           17        6           24       22       50         13       11
GOSHEN                    236           1        1            2        0            1        1        9          1        0
GRANVILLE                 310           2        0            2        1            3        3        1          3        3
HANCOCK                   361           2        0            3        0            2        3        3          2        2
LEICESTER                 966           5        1            4        1            5        5        3          2        2
LINCOLN                  1047          14        1            4        2            6        4        8          3        4
MIDDLEBURY               8517          52      321           66      128           37       40       87         24       33
MONKTON                  1609          20        0            8        4           11       12        8          7        6
NEW HAVEN                1401          22        1           14        5            9        9       13          7        7
ORWELL                   1198          14        1            8        3            6        5        7          3        3
PANTON                    651           5        0            2        1            6        5        4          2        1
RIPTON                    547          10        2            6        3            4        4        7          3        2
SALISBURY                1126          20        2            7        6            7        6        5          9        5
SHOREHAM                 1153           8        0           16        6            8        8        5          3        6
STARKSBORO               1650          21        3            9        3           12       14       11          6        7
VERGENNES                2720          45        0           19       11           25       27       38         19       29
WALTHAM                   479           4        0            2        2            1        0        2          3        3
WEYBRIDGE                 771           5        0            6        2            7        6        5          2        1
WHITING                   424           5        0            1        0            4        6        3          2        2
                   
BENNINGTON COUNTY       35754         374      422          428      482          228      235      539        140      150
ARLINGTON                2252          22        1           25        5           18       16       60         13       17
BENNINGTON              15999         191      420          242      406          102      117      193         67       69
DORSET                   2038           9        0           28       11           10        5       39          8        6
LANDGROVE                 161           2        0            1        0            2        3        6          1        0
MANCHESTER               3767          41        1           50       30           27       33      151         15       17
PERU                      362           5        0            1        0            3        3        6          1        1
POWNAL                   3346          34        0           25        5           16       17       24         15       16
READSBORO                 773           7        0            9        4            3        4        5          2        1
RUPERT                    697           7        0            1        2            4        4        8          3        4
SANDGATE                  320           3        0            4        1            1        1        3          2        1
SEARSBURG                 103           0        0            1        0            0        0        1          1        2
SHAFTSBURY               3390          31        0           25        9           22       17       12          5        6
STAMFORD                  785           5        0            5        0            1        1       14          2        4
SUNDERLAND                886           7        0            3        2            6        4        7          1        3
WINHALL                   504           6        0            6        4            4        4        4          3        1
WOODFORD                  363           4        0            2        1            9        6        6          1        2
GLASTENBURY                 8           0        0            0        2            0        0        0          0        0

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TABLE A-3                                                                                                            PAGE 2
                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
CALEDONIA COUNTY        28667         307      283          276      230          180      185      241        124      124
BARNET                   1487           9        0           10        4            8        8       13          9        7
BURKE                    1433          15        0           10        1           10       10       22          9       11
DANVILLE                 1980          22        0           13        6           12       13       16          8       10
GROTON                    931          11        0            7        4           10       10       13          1        2
HARDWICK                 2939          36        0           37       10           15       18       22         14       16
KIRBY                     388           7        2            5        2            4        2        2          0        1
LYNDON                   5547          56        0           62       34           37       36       42         16       15
NEWARK                    376           7        1            3        2            5        5        5          2        1
PEACHAM                   649           4        0            4        2            3        2        4          1        2
RYEGATE                  1080          11        1            9        4            7        8        8          4        4
SHEFFIELD                 634          10        1            2        1            4        3        6          3        2
ST. JOHNSBURY            7744          87      278           79      150           47       52       66         46       45
STANNARD                  163           5        0            0        1            1        1        0          0        1
SUTTON                    935           9        0            6        0            5        6        5          2        1
WALDEN                    749           7        0            9        3            9        8        4          2        2
WATERFORD                1095           6        0           13        5            2        2       12          4        3
WHEELOCK                  537           5        0            7        1            1        1        1          3        1
                   
CHITTENDEN COUNTY      141975        1719     2357          853     1177          944      967     1074        526      530
BOLTON                   1245          19        0            5        2           12       11       10          4        6
BURLINGTON              39690         411     2332          319      883          284      294      356        129      128
CHARLOTTE                3428          24        0           19        6            7       13       40         19       15
COLCHESTER              16609         214        5           68       51          113      118       92         59       71
ESSEX                   17742         210        1           90       28          120      119      127         62       68
HINESBURG                4024          58        0           19        6           23       26       28         17       13
HUNTINGTON               1815          23        0            6        2           13       14        9         12       11
JERICHO                  4755          67        5           18       12           20       21       26         12       12
MILTON                   9135         132        1           34       12           64       62       43         36       36
RICHMOND                 3922          56        2           12        7           23       24       59         20       19
SHELBURNE                6618          88        2           54       33           31       27       45         24       28
SOUTH BURLINGTON        14306         165        3           93       29           97       97       82         55       51
ST. GEORGE                811           6        0            1        0            4        5        0          2        3
UNDERHILL                2978          39        3           13        3           15       14       23         12       14
WESTFORD                 1857          24        1            8        2           13       12       14         10        9
WILLISTON                6241          98        2           36       85           39       42       64         23       21
WINOOSKI                 6793          84        0           58       16           66       68       56         30       25
BUEL'S GORE                 6           1        0            0        0            0        0        0          0        0

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TABLE A-3                                                                                                            PAGE 3
                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
ESSEX COUNTY             6205          58        1           65       18           31       35       61         17       17
BLOOMFIELD                264           2        0            4        1            0        0        0          1        1
BRIGHTON                 1328          15        0           16        7           10       10       20          3        5
BRUNSWICK                 109           1        0            0        1            0        0        0          0        0
CANAAN                   1112           4        0           11        1            3        4       12          2        2
CONCORD                  1090          15        1           13        4            6        8        7          4        3
EAST HAVEN                269           3        0            3        0            3        3        2          2        3
GRANBY                     94           1        0            0        0            0        0        2          0        0
GUILDHALL                 286           3        0            1        0            0        0        2          0        1
LEMINGTON                 114           0        0            1        0            0        0        0          0        0
LUNENBURG                1172          10        0           13        2            8        9       11          5        2
MAIDSTONE                 132           2        0            0        0            1        1        1          0        0
NORTON                    157           2        0            2        1            0        0        1          0        0
VICTORY                    47           0        0            1        1            0        0        1          0        0
AVERILL                     7           0        0            0        0            0        0        2          0        0
FERDINAND                  23           0        0            0        0            0        0        0          0        0
WARREN'S GORE               1           0        0            0        0            0        0        0          0        0
                    
FRANKLIN COUNTY         43420         586      439          345      304          310      313      343        179      186
BAKERSFIELD              1102          11        0            6        0            7        6        5          8        4
BERKSHIRE                1270          13        1            5        3            9        8        6          2        4
ENOSBURG                 2630          38        0           35       14           23       21       35         10       10
FAIRFAX                  2999          52        0           15        4           19       20       12         15       15
FAIRFIELD                1823          20        0            6        4           14       13       14          3        6
FLETCHER                 1045          19        1            4        3            7        7       12          1        1
FRANKLIN                 1155          12        0           10        4            9       10       13          4        3
GEORGIA                  4149          57        0           15        8           14       16       17          8       14
HIGHGATE                 3268          32        0           22        7           23       23       30         12       11
MONTGOMERY                853          15        3            5        2            4        4        8          2        1
RICHFORD                 2268          25        0           30       10           14       15       15          9       11
SHELDON                  1904          23        0           10        2           24       23       16          4        6
ST. ALBANS TOWN          5506          65        1           61      102           27       28       16          2        4
ST. ALBANS CITY          7549         122      432           80      122           70       67       99         68       66
SWANTON                  5899          82        1           41       19           46       52       45         31       30

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                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
GRAND ISLE COUNTY        6061          67        0           34       13           43       44       77         17       23
ALBURG                   1539          27        0           11        3           12       14       14          3        7
GRAND ISLE               1891          24        0            9        5           15       13       14          4        7
ISLE LA MOTTE             492           5        0            2        0            2        1       20          2        3
NORTH HERO                556           4        0            5        4            7        7       12          5        3
SOUTH HERO               1583           7        0            7        1            7        9       17          3        3
                   
LAMOILLE COUNTY         21940         283      290          166      154          157      165      474        100      118
BELVIDERE                 253           7        0            4        2            2        2        4          0        0
CAMBRIDGE                3079          57        2           22       11           26       28       31         12       13
EDEN                     1004          15        0           14        5            4        3        5          2        5
ELMORE                    715          10        0            3        1            5        6       13          2        4
HYDE PARK                2471          29        0           21        5           17       16       26         12       12
JOHNSON                  3188          46        0           10        1           21       21       17         10       15
MORRISTOWN               5227          61      286           54      115           33       39       35         32       34
STOWE                    3953          27        0           26       12           28       30      329         21       27
WATERVILLE                661           6        1            4        2            2        1        3          1        0
WOLCOTT                  1389          25        1            8        0           19       19       11          8        8
                   
ORANGE COUNTY           26940         290      252          235      189          165      167      228         63       66
BRADFORD                 2610          34        0           34       37           13       13       19          6        8
BRAINTREE                1296           3        0           15        1            8        9       10          4        2
BROOKFIELD               1149          11        0            9        2            8        8       16          3        2
CHELSEA                  1183          14        0            8        2            5        6       11          1        1
CORINTH                  1345          13        1            9        5            8        8       11          3        2
FAIRLEE                   893          15        1           12        1            6        4       17          4        7
NEWBURY                  2027          22        3           16        7           14       14       18          3        4
ORANGE                   1012           7        0            6        1            3        3        3          1        3
RANDOLPH                 4780          41      241           54      107           30       34       39         13       15
STRAFFORD                 877           9        0            6        1            2        3       11          2        2
THETFORD                 2549          29        0           12        4           10       11       18          6        5
TOPSHAM                  1014          14        3            5        3           12       11       11          2        2
TUNBRIDGE                1082          11        1           13        1            7        5       11          5        2
VERSHIRE                  631          10        2            3        1            3        4        5          2        2
WASHINGTON                949           6        0            5        2            7        7       10          2        2
WEST FAIRLEE              615           5        0            4        1            3        3        3          1        2
WILLIAMSTOWN             2928          46        0           24       13           26       24       15          5        5

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                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
ORLEANS COUNTY          25685         314      238          257      259          186      182      272        122      119
ALBANY                    802          13        0            6        3            2        1        5          1        3
BARTON                   3041          35        2           37       43           19       19       27         12       19
BROWNINGTON               786           7        0            6        4            6        8       10          0        1
CHARLESTON                881          12        0            8        5            9       14        9         10        5
COVENTRY                  891           7        0            2        2            3        2        6          3        2
CRAFTSBURY               1089          14        0            7        2           11       10       22          7        5
DERBY                    4690          57        1           39       16           36       27       39         21       20
GLOVER                    858           7        1           11        9            6        6        2          4        4
GREENSBORO                782          13        1            8       16            9        7       14          4        3
HOLLAND                   471          12        0            1        1            2        2        4          1        2
IRASBURG                 1005          14        0            5        2            7       10        6          6        4
JAY                       405           9        0            2        2            2        3       10          2        3
LOWELL                    701           6        0            5        2            3        4        4          6        2
MORGAN                    533           5        0            6        1            2        2        6          3        5
NEWPORT CITY             4797          59      232           79      141           41       45       70         30       25
NEWPORT TOWN             1527          22        0           17        1            9        7        5          2        2
TROY                     1622          15        1           12        6           15       11       15          6       12
WESTFIELD                 471           4        0            0        0            4        3        5          2        2
WESTMORE                  333           3        0            6        3            0        1       13          2        0
                    
RUTLAND COUNTY          62527         648      635          652      650          396      399      549        279      293
BENSON                    847          14        0            4        2            8        7        6          5        5
BRANDON                  4075          51        0           44       22           26       26       53         14       19
CASTLETON                4282          35        0           35       11           19       19       19         20       16
CHITTENDEN               1113          11        1            4        0            7        5        7          4        3
CLARENDON                2885          31        0           18        5           15       16       19         12       14
DANBY                    1205          19        0           10        5           10        8       11          4        3
FAIR HAVEN               2875          30        0           29       13           21       25       32         16       12
HUBBARDTON                622           9        0            7        4            7        8        9          3        1
IRA                       460           4        0            3        2            2        2        0          2        2
MENDON                   1139           7        0            7        4            4        4       24          3        2
MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS        724          13        0            7        5            1        2        9          3        3
MOUNT HOLLY              1105          13        0           10        5            7        7        7          4        4
MOUNT TABOR               222           0        0            3        2            1        1        0          0        1
PAWLET                   1334          16        1            9        5            6        5        7          4        4
PITTSFIELD                383           5        0            5        2            6        6        4          1        2
PITTSFORD                2962          27        0           18        8           23       23       14         18       18
POULTNEY                 3463          31        0           26        7           19       22       19          9       13
PROCTOR                  1907          15        0           13        0           15       16       17         17        7
RUTLAND CITY            18107         195      632          274      507          129      125      171         92      115
RUTLAND TOWN             3976          38        0           48        9           17       21       12          6        7
SHERBURNE                 787           6        0            8       10            9        9       46          9        8
SHREWSBURY               1137          14        1            4        0            5        5        6          6        3
SUDBURY                   511           6        0            2        2            1        1        2          0        2
TINMOUTH                  471           8        0            2        0            3        2        1          1        0
WALLINGFORD              2201          16        0           25        9           12       13       27          8       12
WELLS                     957           7        0            6        0            4        3        6          3        5
WEST HAVEN                273           1        0            2        1            1        0        5          3        3
WEST RUTLAND             2504          26        0           29       10           18       18       16         12        9

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                                                    1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                         SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
WASHINGTON COUNTY       56750         588      473          546      539          395      399      506        248      279
BARRE TOWN               7528          41        0           55       16           54       49       34          8       14
BARRE CITY               9538         149        0          139       57           82       86       89         68       78
BERLIN                   2656          16      449           44      340           21       20       21          8        7
CABOT                    1081           8        2            7        2            5        5        9          5        2
CALAIS                   1557          16        0           10        9           11       11       33          4        5
DUXBURY                  1054          12        0            8        5            7        7        3          2        3
EAST MONTPELIER          2259          22        2           16       11           11       11       14          9        9
FAYSTON                  1070          11        0            1        0            6        4       11          4        1
MARSHFIELD               1569          21        5           11        3           10        9        9          5        8
MIDDLESEX                1552          13        0            5        1           11       13        9          3        5
MONTPELIER               8411          92        9          103       25           49       51       64         52       54
MORETOWN                 1511          13        1           10        4            9       10       10          6        4
NORTHFIELD               5756          51        0           57       37           35       32       45         21       23
PLAINFIELD               1349          12        2           10        2            6        5        6          9       10
ROXBURY                   625           6        0            3        1            5        6        7          2        1
WAITSFIELD               1525          24        0            8        2           15       17       61          8       12
WARREN                   1299           8        1            9        4            8        9       28          5        6
WATERBURY                4668          54        2           41       15           37       41       45         23       32
WOODBURY                  814           9        0            3        2            7        7        4          2        1
WORCESTER                 928          10        0            6        3            6        6        4          4        4
                    
WINDHAM COUNTY          43127         457      382          387      337          289      295      656        155      166
ATHENS                    327           4        0            4        1            3        3        4          2        1
BRATTLEBORO             12393         147      357          142      195          100      103      213         53       63
BROOKLINE                 421           8        0            3        2            6        5        3          0        1
DOVER                     997          12        0            9        5            5        8       37          7        6
DUMMERSTON               1844          16        2           10        4            8        8       16          5        4
GRAFTON                   601           6        1            5        3            5        3       28          0        1
GUILFORD                 1965          18        3            7        1           10       10       19          5        3
HALIFAX                   617          11        1            5        0            3        2        6          3        3
JAMAICA                   752           7        0            7        6            7        5        6          2        7
LONDONDERRY              1539          19        0            5        5            9       10       12          3        3
MARLBORO                 1080           1        0            2        1            1        0        8          2        1
NEWFANE                  1580          15        0            8        2            4        3       30          4        1
PUTNEY                   2720          22        1            9        3            9       10       37         14       15
ROCKINGHAM               5813          64        1           66       20           44       48       82         21       16
STRATTON                  150           2        0            2        1            1        0       23          0        1
TOWNSHEND                1039          15       14           19       45            9        8       23          5        2
VERNON                   1954          22        0           33       27            8        9       15          6       12
WARDSBORO                 689           5        0            7        1            6        7        6          3        3
WESTMINSTER              3177          25        1           21        9           24       25       28          7        9
WHITINGHAM               1229          15        1            9        2            8        9        9          2        4
WILMINGTON               1984          22        0           10        3           16       15       47         11        9
WINDHAM                   254           1        0            4        1            3        4        4          0        1
SOMERSET                    2           0        0            0        0            0        0        0          0        0

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                                                     1997 VERMONT VITAL STATISTICS
                                                       SELECTED STATISTICS BY
                                                    TOWN OF RESIDENCE & OCCURRENCE
                    
                      1997         NUMBER OF BIRTHS       NUMBER OF DEATHS       NUMBER OF MARRIAGES       NUMBER OF DIVORCES
                    ESTIMATED     TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO TOWN   OCCURRING    TO RESIDENT    OCCURRING      TO RESIDENT
                    POPULATION   RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    RESIDENTS   IN TOWN    GROOMS   BRIDES   IN TOWN   HUSBANDS    WIVES
                    ----------   --------------------   --------------------   -------------------------   ------------------
WINDSOR COUNTY          54970         542      224          547      532          328      317      632        265      272
ANDOVER                   380           5        0            5        2            1        1        3          1        1
BALTIMORE                 194           5        0            2        0            2        2        3          1        0
BARNARD                   848           4        0            7        2            6        7       18          3        4
BETHEL                   1889          22        1           15        1           14       13       17          5        3
BRIDGEWATER               888          10        0           10        2            7        6        8         13        5
CAVENDISH                1279           8        0           15        5            6        7       34          6        6
CHESTER                  2817          28        1           32       12           19       21       28         19       17
HARTFORD                 9567         102        2           89      130           55       59      109         42       49
HARTLAND                 3117          35        1           15        5           23       24       33         11       13
LUDLOW                   2513          19        0           31       25           23       17       25         15       18
NORWICH                  3278          21        2           21       13           10       12       19         16       14
PLYMOUTH                  456           5        1            3        2            5        4       20          1        0
POMFRET                   902           8        0            3        1            8        6       10          4        7
READING                   662           7        0           10        3            1        1        6          3        3
ROCHESTER                1177          17        1            7        4            7        6       11          9       11
ROYALTON                 2347          29        2           10        2           16       16       21         12       13
SHARON                   1169          14        1            8        0            5        4        8          3        4
SPRINGFIELD              9288         100      209          122      179           68       60       66         40       45
STOCKBRIDGE               684           8        1            6        0            4        3        3          3        0
WEATHERSFIELD            2702          22        1           14        6           16       17       39         13       15
WESTON                    501           4        0            3        0            3        3       10          0        0
WEST WINDSOR              958           5        0            5        0            5        4       19          4        5
WINDSOR                  3956          42        0           68      119           17       15       26         18       18
WOODSTOCK                3398          22        1           46       19            7        9       96         23       21

TOWN UNKNOWN                0           0        0            0        0            0        0        0          4        2

BASED ON 1997 POPULATION.


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