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Barney Shaw

Sep 03, 1954 - Nov 06, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Barney Harold Shaw, 69, of Gatesville, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2023 in his home following a brief illness with his family and friends by his side. Mr. Shaw was born in Virginia Beach, VA on September 3, 1954, and was the son of the late Tracy Raymond and Rosa Mae Keck Shaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Shaw, and by brothers, Blair Shaw and his wife, Patricia, also deceased, and Bruce Shaw. Barney was a grader and heavy equipmen...Read More

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Thomas Arline

Feb 06, 1960 - Jan 12, 2024

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Gatesville, NC

In the early morning hours of January 12, 2024 slipped peacefully into eternal rest. He was the son of the late Thomas and Alma Arline of Ahoskie, NC. Family and friends will have the opportunity to remember Thomas during a on Sunday, January 21, 2024 in the Vestry of Dennis J. Stallings Memorial Funeral Home, Gatesville, NC starting at three o'clock in the afternoon. leaves to cherish his memories to his sons- Thomas Arline (Samantha) and Deon Arline (Treana); seven grandchildren; a special friend (the mother of his children)- Faye Moore; four sisters- Carrie Arline, MaryAnn Knight, Darlene Norman, Rosemary Norman; a host of nieces, nephews cousins and friends. The entrusted the team of to serve them during their time of bereavement. professional team will assist the during their hours of bereavement and beyond through unprecedented, sincere, heartfelt, compassionate and detailed personalized services catered to the wishes and desires. Please continue to uplift the family of , and all connected families through words of comfort, telephone calls/text messages, prayers, "virtual" hugs, thoughts or even just a smile. To to the family or in memory of Thomas Arline, please

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Mary Ann Beamon Eure

Jul 08, 1928 - Jan 18, 2024

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Gatesville, NC

Mary Ann Beamon Eure was born on the Savage Road near Corapeake, North Carolina. She spent her first 8 years in the Savage community where her father and grandfather ran the local store, post office, and railroad depot. Mary Ann moved to her beloved Gatesville when she was 8 years old. She died peacefully in her home January 18, 2024. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Eure, Jr., her parents, Essie and Vernon Beamon, and her brothers, H. V. “Bubba” Beamon, Jr. and Ray Gordon “Coochie” Beamon. She is survived by her five children Paul Eure (Sharon) of Sneads Ferry, Kathy Eure and Sarah Selvey Artz, both of Durham, and Charles Eure and Barbara Wiant, both of Gatesville. She leaves behind nine grandchildren whom she loved dearly - Dawn, Jennifer, Katie, Barbara, Anna (Shane), Jessica, Charlie (Annalise), Jonathan (Stephanie), and Carly. She also loved and cherished spending time with her 10 precious great-grandchildren. A member of Gatesville United Methodist Church since 1936, Mary Ann was a faithful choir member, active in the United Methodist Women, taught Sunday school, played the piano, and was church treasurer for many years. She was an active member of the Gates County Historical Society. Serving her church and her community was very important to her. Mary Ann’s favorite activity was spending time with her children, grandchildren and all her “extra” children. She was a mother figure for young people in the community, and they fondly called her Mama Mary, Miss Mary, and Mother Eure. For 27 years, she was involved with the Hertford County Senior Citizens where she enjoyed time sewing and socializing with fellow quilters. She treasured time with all her friends, especially her Bingo ladies. Mary Ann loved flower gardening and delighted in feeding and watching her birds. A stay-at-home mom for many years, in 1969 she joined the Askew family at Gates County Farm Service as a secretary/bookkeeper, where she worked for 20 years and met and became life-long friends with many of Gates County’s farmers. In accordance with her wishes a graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 23, at 1:00 p.m. in the Gatesville Cemetery, and will be conducted by her pastor, The Rev. Mark Cannon. Recognizing January weather conditions and possible physical limitations some may experience, the family understands that some may wish to forego the graveside rites and invites you to attend a Celebration of Life reception at Jubilant Fields, 715 Court Street in Gatesville. The family will be at the reception immediately following the service. Please dress warmly for this celebration. At all other times the family will be receiving friends at the family home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Gates County Historical Society, in care of Barbara Wiant, P. O. Box 134, Gatesville, NC 27938. Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.There are no gallery images.#recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Elder Jones Jr

Sep 30, 1974 - Dec 04, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

On December 04, 2023 our beloved Elder Leroy Jones, Jr. traded in his earthly shouting shoes for his new heavenly shoes that he will walk around heaven in all day. Leroy who was affectionally known as "Nuke" was the son of Leroy Jones, Sr. and Doris Simpson. He was also the spouse of Charlene B. Jones. Viewing for Elder Jones will commence on Friday, December 15, 2023 at the First Baptist Missionary Church in Hertford, NC, starting promptly at five o'clock in the afternoon until the seven o'clock hour. On Saturday, December 16, 2023 at eleven o'clock in the forenoon a Homegoing Celebration of Praise and Worship will embark. The entrusted the team of to serve them during their time of bereavement. professional team will assist the during their hours of bereavement and beyond through unprecedented, sincere, heartfelt, compassionate and detailed personalized services catered to the wishes and desires. Please continue to uplift the family of and all connected families through words of comfort, telephone calls/text messages, prayers, "virtual" hugs, thoughts or even just a smile. To to the family or in memory of Elder Leroy "Nuke" Jones, Jr. , please

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Dale Mcduffie

Sep 01, 1945 - Dec 13, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Dale Davis McDuffie, 78, of 611 Court Street, Gatesville, NC, died Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Mrs. McDuffie was born in the village of Columbia in Tyrrell County on September 1, 1945 and was the daughter of the late H. Edward and Christeen Chaplin Davis. A graduate of East Carolina University, she had retired as a teacher after a career serving the students of Edgecombe, Hyde, Tyrrell, and Gates counties where she taught Social Studies and Language Arts to grades 5-7. Raised in the faith of Wesley United Methodist Church, since moving to Gatesville 50 years ago she had attended Gatesville Baptist Church. Surviving is her husband of 54 years, Ed McDuffie; two sons, Eddie McDuffie (wife, Stephanie, and their daughter, Mckayla) of Fairview and Scott McDuffie of Dartmouth, Massachusetts; two sisters, Faye Crumpler Aranda of Columbia and Ann Smith of Southern Shores; and a brother, Lee Davis of Apex. A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 16th, at 2:00 p. m. in the Town of Gatesville Cemetery and will be conducted by the Rev. Russell Watts and longtime family friend, Doug Lilley. Friends may visit with the family in the social hall of Gatesville Baptist Church immediately following the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be to Gatesville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 167, Gatesville, NC 27938. Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting www. millerfhc. com. There are no gallery images. #recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Garland Cherry

Dec 20, 1953 - Nov 10, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Garland L. "BooBoo" Cherry, 69, of Gatesville, NC passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2023. He was the son of the late Mack G. Cherry, Jr. and Mollie Jane Butts. BooBoo loved and adored his family first and foremost. He learned and had a passion for paint and body work from his father. He owned and operated Cherry's Paint & Body Works in Gatesville, NC. He also loved drag racing, Redskins football, and going to the beach. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lisa Dodson Cherry; son, Brandon Franks (Jennifer); daughter, Jenna Cherry-Umphlett (Matthew); stepson, Christopher Wilson; grandchildren, Christian, Gavin, Brynlee, Rayleigh; siblings, Brenda, Gilbert, Carlton "Peanut", and Joyce; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Family will receive friends on Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 4-5:30 PM at R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Downtown Suffolk Chapel. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 13, 2023 at 10 AM at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Following the service, friends and family are invited back to Jenna and Matthew's house in Sunbury, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the EDMAC Hospice House for Children, edmarc. org or 516 London St. , Portsmouth, VA. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH. com.

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Barney Shaw

Sep 03, 1954 - Nov 06, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Barney Harold Shaw, 69, of Gatesville, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2023 in his home following a brief illness with his family and friends by his side. Mr. Shaw was born in Virginia Beach, VA on September 3, 1954, and was the son of the late Tracy Raymond and Rosa Mae Keck Shaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Shaw, and by brothers, Blair Shaw and his wife, Patricia, also deceased, and Bruce Shaw. Barney was a grader and heavy equipment operator for over 50 years. A truly devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend, he loved to travel with his wife, Katherine, and other family members and friends, loving the experience of visiting new places. An avid blues music fan, he specifically loved the blues guitar, and was incredibly knowledgeable about its rich history. He had a special love for all animals, and especially those animals he and his wife shared together. His boisterous laughter always filled a room, and his love of life and quick sense of humor was infectious. He was undoubtedly the life and center of every gathering. A man with a generous heart, he was known to offer help to anyone in need or just to bring a smile. Barney was truly a one of a kind man and will be dearly missed. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 41 years, Katherine Huntington Shaw; his daughter, Christy Gillen and her husband, Billy; his son, Jason Pickle; two brothers, Barry Shaw and Brian Shaw and his wife, Catherine; sister, Katherine Smith and her husband, David; two granddaughters, Leah and Stephanie; and other family members and friends. A celebration of his life will be held Monday, November 13, at 11:00 a. m. in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, and will be conducted by the Rev. Ricky Byrum. Friends may visit with the family in the funeral home immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Online condolences may be made by visiting www. millerfhc. com. There are no gallery images. #recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Charles Scott

Dec 13, 1941 - Sep 21, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Charles William Scott Sr 81, affectionately known as "Billy" went to his eternal fishing hole on September 21, 2023 Billy was born in Woodville, NC on December 13, 1941 He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Scott and his mother, Myrtle Harrell Scott both of Suffolk, VA Billy was a long-time resident of Gates, NC and retired as a carpenter With his skills in the woodshop, he could take the most dilapidated wood and turn it into amazingly functional and beautiful pieces of furniture Billy also was an avid fisherman who never experienced a bad day fishing "Billy" was an exceptional cook/chef Those friends and family members that had the pleasure to taste any of his food would rave about his homemade potato salad, collard greens that would melt in your mouth and his Gates County famous stuffing that he made at Christmas and Thanksgiving that was equaled by none Not only was he an amazing carpenter and renowned cook he had a green thumb that should've led him to the Home Garden Network His garden always flourished no matter what Mother Nature threw at it, and he would share the harvest with friends and family throughout the year The Scott Family have decided to celebrate the life well lived by "Billy" on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at the two o'clock hour Family and friends will gather at the Gates Ruritan Club, in Gates, NC "Billy" leaves to cherish many years of fond memories to his wife- Tina Marie Scott of Gates NC; brothers- Roy and (Mary Hellen deceased) of Hillsboro, NC, Jerry and (Earlene) of TN, sister-Lois Wright and (Harry) of Suffolk, VA, brother Larry Scott Gilliam and (partner James) of Hillsboro, NC; sons-Charles William Scott Jr and (Tina) of Gates, NC, Michael Kent Scott Sr of Virginia Beach, VA, daughter- Debra Phippins Loudin and (Mark) of Drum Hill, NC; stepsons, Bobbie Lee Fox of Woodland, NC, Robbie Lee Fox and (partner Karen), Christopher James Fox and (fiance Amber) both of Gates, North Carolina; grandchildren-Kevin William Scott and (partner Brittany) of Holland, VA Benny Lee Phippins Junior and (Amy) of Rockmart, GA Christopher Lee Scott and (Angela) of Gates, NC Bryan Wayne Phippins and (Jasmine) of Suffolk, VA Michael Scott Ellis and (Dale) of Virginia Amber Lynn Scott of Suffolk, VA Ryan William Scott and (partner Jessica) of Suffolk VA; great-grandchildren, Curtis, and Stella (Kevin and Brittany) Brooke and Claire (Benny and Amy), Robbie Jr (Robbie and Karen), Arabella (Amber) Aubrey (Christopher and Amber), Daniella (Michael and Dale) and many nieces and nephews He is also survived by his ex-wife Nancy Scott Buck of Suffolk VA The two of them raised three children together and remained friends over the years The entrusted the team of to serve them during their time of bereavement professional team will assist the during their hours of bereavement and beyond through u catered to the wishes and desires Please continue to uplift the family of Charles William "Billy" Scott, and all connected families through words of comfort, telephone calls/text messages, prayers, "virtual" hugs, thoughts or even just a smile To to the family or in memory of Charles "Billy" William Scott, please

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Dallas Brickhouse Jr

Jul 02, 1961 - Sep 06, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Dallas Brickhouse, Jr , slipped peacefully into eternal rest on September 6, 2023 He bid no one his last farewell or even said good-bye he was gone before we knew it and only God knows why We are believing and trust that he is SAFE IN THE ARMS OF THE LORD! He was the son of the late Thelma Alexander Brickhouse and Dallas Brickhouse Sr He was also, preceded in death by one brother, Shelton Brickhouse and two Sisters Cassandra Brickhouse, Dottie Brickhouse Sanders and his beloved wife Tracy Ann Norfleet preceded him in death Dallas attended Gates County Schools and graduated in 1980 After graduating, he made a living in the agriculture/farming industry working with various employers throughout the county The Brickhouse Family with saddened hearts will Celebrate the Life of Dallas on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the one o'clock hour on the terrace of Dallas and his family Dallas leaves to cherish his memory six children: Dallas Griffin of Gatesville, NC, Dana Griffin and Brandon Brickhouse of Suffolk VA, Omar Brickhouse of Rocky Mount, NC, Lori Brickhouse, and Ryan Brickhouse of the home He also leaves eight grandchildren: Deronye, Layla, Kaliyah, Nevaeh, Omar Jr , Elon, Tahiri, Dalani, and two great-grand children: Saiur and Harper He also leaves 10 siblings: Barbara Knight (William) and Freda Melton (Randy) of Gates, NC, Rufus Brickhouse (Carrie) of Springfield Gardens, NY, Joann Howell (Lloyd), Charlie Covington and Evelyn Askew (Samuel) of Gatesville, NC, Norris Brickhouse (Claudia) of Chester, VA, William Brickhouse (Rosa) of Hampton VA , and Gregory Brickhouse of Spring Hill FL, two aunts, one l uncle and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, and friends He was a loving father and grandfather and a hard worker He enjoyed fishing, grilling, and all types of sports, especially NAScar racing He will truly be missed! The entrusted the team of to serve them during their time of bereavement professional team will assist the during their hours of bereavement and beyond through unprecedented, sincere, heartfelt, compassionate and detailed personalized services catered to the wishes and desires Please continue to uplift the family of , and all connected families through words of comfort, telephone calls/text messages, prayers, "virtual" hugs, thoughts or even just a smile To to the family or in memory of Dallas Brickhouse, Jr , please

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Jack Blanchard

Jan 28, 1934 - Sep 09, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

Elliott Jackson "Jack" Blanchard, 89, died Saturday, September 9, 2023 in Chesapeake Health & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Blanchard was born in Gates County, NC on January 28, 1934 and was the son of the late John Titus and Edith Baker Blanchard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Mark Randall Blanchard; and by his brother, John Gilbert Blanchard. A graduate of Hobbsville High School, Mr. Blanchard later graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. An avid sports fan who bled Carolina Blue, as he watched games with a wife who attended ECU, and with sons who graduated from UNC-CH, NCSU, and Duke, everyone understood his allegiance was ALWAYS with the Tar Heels. Jack had served for two years in the United States Army and after moving to Virginia found employment at Planters Peanuts in Suffolk and later at UNIVAC in Virginia Beach. He had retired after nearly 30 years from Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation as the Director of Data Processing. A member of Thalia Lynn Baptist Church since 1967, he had served as the Chairman of the Board of Deacons, on numerous committees in the church, and in recognition of his long and faithful service was named Deacon Emeritus in 2014. Surviving is his wife of nearly 65 years, Patsy Pierce Blanchard; their sons, David Randall Blanchard of Raleigh and Paul Randall Blanchard (wife, Allison) of High Point; and three grandchildren, Alex, Molly, and Margaux. Also surviving is their son Mark's widow, Lynn Blanchard Ferrier (husband, Kevin) and their children, Athena and Sierra, of Virginia Beach; and a special and caring niece, Marinda Crocker of Gatesville, NC. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 12th, at 2:00 p. m. in the Hobbsville Baptist Church Cemetery, 405 Hobbsville Road, Hobbsville, NC, and will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Wayne Proctor. He will rest in sight of the home in which he was born, on the grounds of the church in which he and Patsy accepted their Lord as Savior, and where they were married. He is home. Friends may visit with the family in the fellowship hall of the church immediately following the service on Tuesday, or all other times at their residence. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, for use in their Music Ministry, at 4392 Virginia Beach Blvd. , Virginia Beach, VA 23462; or to the Virginia Beach SPCA, 3040 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 (online at www. vbspca. com). Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, NC is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting www. millerfhc. com. There are no gallery images. #recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Dorothy Stallings

May 15, 1945 - Aug 18, 2023

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Gatesville, NC

"ALL day and ALL night ANGELS are watching over the Stallings Family" "One of these mornings it won't be very long You'll look for me and I'll be gone, yes, I will I'm going to a place where there'll be nothing, nothing to do But simply walk around Heaven all day When I get to Heaven, I'm gonna jump and shout Nobody will be able to put me out My mother, she'll be waiting, my father and my husband too We'll get together and walk around Heaven all day. . . " On the evening of August 18, 2023, the loving hand of the Heavenly Father escorted our dear beautiful mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend- Dorothy "Lil Sis" Victoria Lassiter Stallings into his eternal home with her son and family by her side at ECU Health in Greenville, NC. Dorothy was born on May 15, 1945 in Chowan County, NC. , to the late Joe Frank and Sarah Lee Lassiter. On July 3, 1973 Dorothy married the late Willie Van Stallings and with this union they had two sons. Lil Sis as she was known by to so many, had a love for cooking and baking and everyone loved to eat her food. She would feed anybody she came in contact with. Her hospitality was immaculate. She loved gardening and taking many trips to various stores. She was also known for her beautiful smile. In her leisure time she loved watching wrestling, Family Feud and the "Stories" (Soap Operas). Lil Sis was very outspoken, had a big heart, and was a loving person. Even when she knew her health was failing she still continued to help others. The Stallings Family will commemorate a life well lived on Friday, September 1, 2023 starting at the hour of four until seven, in the chancel of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church located in Sunbury, NC. On Saturday, September 2, 2023 the Celebration of Life Service will start promptly at noon, with Pastor Virgil Corpew and other Clergy providing the family and friends with words of comfort to last for the days and weeks to come. After the final viewing of Lil Sis' earthly shell she will be laid to rest in the terra firma of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. To cherish her memories, her survivors include: two sons William Tyrone Stallings (Lisa) of Belvidere, NC; Terry Lee Stallings (Carletha Burden-Crocker) of Hobbsville, NC; three sisters; Fannie Coefield of Portsmouth, VA; Josephine Riddick of Hertford, NC; Lois Lassiter of Hobbsville, NC; one granddaughter Ariana Stallings of Elizabeth City, NC; two great grandsons Aamir and Chance Stallings of Elizabeth City, NC; one goddaughter Kenisha Battle of Greenville, NC; five sister-in laws; Hurley Faye Roberts of Hobbsville, NC; Connie Welch of Elizabeth City, NC; Mary Ann Beamon of Sunbury, NC; Alice Lassiter of Sunbury, NC; Elsie Mae Stallings of Elizabeth City, NC; one brother-in-law Horace Stallings (Linda) of Sunbury, NC; a special friend James Jordan and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Lil Sis also loved and enjoyed being a grandmother to Quamier and QaMiyah Gibbs. The Stallings Family entrusted the team of Dennis J. Stallings Memorial Funeral Home of Gatesville, NC to serve them during their time of bereavement. DJSMFH professional team will assist the Riddick Family during their hours of bereavement and beyond through unprecedented, sincere, heartfelt, compassionate and detailed personalized services catered to the Stallings Family wishes and desires. Please continue to uplift the family of Dorothy "Lil Sis" Lassiter-Stallings, and all connected families through words of comfort, telephone calls/text messages, prayers, "virtual" hugs, thoughts or even just a smile. "Making your family's memory a LEGACY"

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