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Things that, like, I wanted to get involved with, but didn’t even know where to make an entrée. Published by Embassy Music Corporation on behalf of itself and Eibur Music Co. and EMI April Music, Archival Footage Rev. “Stanley Clayton, up, front, center.”, Janet Shular, Peoples Temple Member: He would ask people, “What do you think we ought to do with them? We didn’t really get the story until we were in the car going home. Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: Jones came down off the podium and he said, “Hey, we got to do this. Everybody was thrilled that Ryan was thrilled. Who — people like publicity. Want to watch 'Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple' on your TV or mobile device at home? A diverse group, the members of Peoples Temple shared a common goal: to create an egalitarian society free of problems of class and race. Stephen Sung, Sound Technician: All you can hear is the gun — pop, pop, pop — goes off constantly. Everything was new and unique and —- and just fun. Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: Every night, at some point, his voice would come over the loudspeaker and he’d say, “I’m sending somebody out tonight, somebody you know, somebody you trust and they’re going to act like they want to leave. And you’re, you know, you’re in love and then — you know, the honeymoon wears off and reality sets in. Mike Touchette lost his mother, sister, brother, uncle, and grandfather. Jim Jones (archival): You going to go to Texas with me when I have that campaign? Come and I’ll give you a bed?” “But I’ve got nothing but a pension.” “Go and leave your pension behind,” who else will tell you that? On the Run. Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: There wasn’t a week that went by that I wasn’t called up on the floor because of my behavior, because of my attitude. Neva Sly Hargrave, Peoples Temple Member: One of the most incredible healings, to me, was this little old lady and she was in a wheelchair. Some parts of it felt like a move as it was acted out. Laura Johnston Kohl, Peoples Temple Member: And often on Saturday night, we’d have planning commission meetings until 2 or 3 in the morning. I was a young person at the time of this event and still remember the disbelief I felt that something like it could even happen. And I was sitting there and I thought, “That’s weird — it smells like alcohol next to me.” And he leaned over and he said, “Do you know what you do to me?” He had informed me that I was to come in — on Bus Seven, there was a room in the back for just him. Frank Johnston, The Washington Post Reporter (archival): Do you want to stay? Jonestown documentary gives rare look inside Peoples Temple. An evangelical preacher led nearly a 1,000 followers from the United States deep into the jungles of South America. Marshall Kilduff, Journalist: In San Francisco, Jones walked in on a sort of a wild kind of party, where there was a lot of new faces and new sources of power. A dog barks. Stephen Sung, Sound Technician: We were there, supposed to interview some of the family members to ask them why they cannot leave. Reporter (archival): Some people have said they couldn’t leave if they wanted to. Vernon Gosney, Peoples Temple Member: I went and I spoke to the Congressman in the pavilion. I couldn’t say goodbye to my son or my husband because at that point, it was like the Gestapo — the families were turning in each other. November 18th, 2018. Timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the 1978 Jonestown mass murder-suicide that killed more than 900 Americans, this four-part documentary tells of leader Jim Jones' transformation from charismatic preacher and civil rights advocate into narcissistic demagogue who championed the biggest mass suicide in U.S. history. Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: Nobody joins a cult. It was emotional. Watch now. It looked like — like freedom. Jim Jones (archival): Edie. Performed by the Sterling Jubilee Singers Garnett Day, Minister: Jim was breaking new ground in race relations at a time when the ground was still pretty hard against that. AUDIO: English | SUBTITLES: English. When Guyanese authorities arrived at Jonestown on November 19, 1978, the only survivor present was Hyacinth Thrash, a 76-year-old black woman who had joined Peoples Temple in Indianapolis. He was talking better this and better that. Don’t lay down with tears and agony! Published by Universal MCA Music Publishing He saw that the preachers were like father figures to their congregations. While receiving it, the State Department asked each person if they wanted to fly home instead of returning to Jonestown. I hope that our society becomes more compassionate so not only Jonestown's end could never happen again, but that our community would never be that cold to those returning from the horror. Deadwood . His harangues over the loudspeaker were getting more and more frantic, and really just sounding more and more insane. What makes you think you’ve got something that he wants anyway?” And so another woman says, “Well, you know what? 2. It’s obvious that Martin Luther King was murdered by conspiracy…Malcolm X, Senator Kennedy…. They called me and some of them said, you know, “You don’t know nothing about the Church. Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: I went home, told mom — “You know what, this is the right church for me.” It was the next week that I became a member of Peoples Temple. Tim Carter, Peoples Temple Member: We walked up to the pavilion together, with everybody else. Did he feel like he was potent and — and omnipotent enough to really get people to kill themselves when he said so? It's incredible how we humans can be a gullible heard, and flock to someone that speaks with charisma and that arrogant know-it-all. June Cordell, Relative of Peoples Temple Member: It didn’t make no difference what color you were. I had a copy of the Congressman’s will and placed it in a particular drawer in my desk, just in case. Fielding McGehee, relative of Peoples Temple member In 1978 over 900 people died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history. It was almost like a dark cloud. Janet Shular, Peoples Temple member Jim Jones (archival, subtitles): Hurry, hurry, my children, hurry! I hope that our society becomes more compassionate so not only Jonestown's end could never happen again, but that our community would never be that cold to those returning from the horror. He just didn’t take no for an answer. Over 300 binge-worthy Box Sets available instantly On Demand. You must be insane. It was a bright sunny day, but it was a dark day. Getty Images It was rural. He wasn’t going to let him in. Jackie Speier, Aide to Congressman Leo Ryan: When word got out that people were leaving, all hell broke out. JONESTOWN: TERROR IN THE JUNGLE Trailer Jim Jones forms The Peoples Temple. As many others did.”, In an audiotape that was recovered from the disaster site, Jones declares, “We committed an act of revolutionary suicide protesting the conditions of an inhumane world.”, But was it suicide — or murder? And once he started doing that, it became clear that he could get a following. Jim Jones (archival): We had a lady who visited us a week ago here and was speaking to one at the door, and she was a member of a prominent church, a pastor’s wife, and she said, “I think that the poor should be made to control how many children they bring into the earth.” You remember? But what I personally felt was that evil itself blew into Jonestown. Courtesy of New World Records Pamela Gaudiano, Marketing and Communications Powerful documentary/movie. On-screen text: Peoples Temple Choir — Something Got a Hold of Me. They were incredibly effective in mobilizing government and media interest in Peoples Temple. We all wanted to go. Where is the vat? Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: Every single person felt that they had a purpose there and that they were exceptionally special. It is really nice here. Some leading scientists say, “We have to have euthanasia.” Oh, no. Still, fascinating and informative with lots of details I had not heard before. Deborah Harvin 1 hr 25 mins. Haven’t seen my mother in over a year or so. Reviewed in the United States on March 10, 2016. Members are captivated as his lust for power becomes unstoppable. Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones carefully revealed only as much of himself as he needed to to any given audience. We must not allow these kind of things to enter our consciousness. Jim Jones plans his final stand. DIRECTOR. News. And I was waiting on pins and needles, and I was talking to her probably twice a week on the hand radio and Leona Collier came up, “Ok, Eugene it’s your time, you’re going over.”, Coming into Jonestown, you see a guard at the front gate and you’re all excited, you’re going down this road. It’s nothing to death. 3. This particular flick, starting with it's title, implies that everything was fine until they got to Jonestown when the last stop is what it really was. Bryan Kravitz, Peoples Temple Member: He was there for three evenings, and the third evening I went off on the bus and came to California. You bring them back! Jackie Speier, Aide to Congressman Leo Ryan: We heard this great uproar in the pavilion and the truck stopped. That you’re standing there is because of him. Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: For those people that hadn’t grown up in the apostolic world, Jim would say, you know — “I know this is different for you. In California, the Peoples Temple continued to grow and develop into a political and social advocacy group. But behind that, I think it was to gather more members for the Temple. There was all these different scenarios that were presented. To live in a heartless society after experience this trauma can only have been torture. I wanted to go. Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2017. I would like to go. Watch Jonestown (Season 2018, Episode 180922) of Dateline or get episode details on NBC.com But when Jones was present, it was very, very dark. Everybody had a job. He understood how it was to be treated differently. It’s just stepping over into another plane. We’re going to — you’re going to get healed today.” He said, “We’re going to — we’re going to heal those legs of yours. Susan Sutton, Indiana Historical Society Mike Touchette, Peoples Temple Member (archival): Hello family. Vernon Gosney, Peoples Temple Member: A father would turn in a son. But yet still, everyday it was getting worse and worse. Do you want to go home? Fingers, are your fingers numb in your right hand? Jim Jones (archival, subtitles): There’s a little town in Indiana. Corbis Tim Carter, Peoples Temple Member: I went back to my cottage. Laura Johnston Kohl, Peoples Temple Member: And then Sunday, we’d have a Sunday morning service and then around one o’clock hop on the buses, drive up, drop people off in San Francisco, and drive up to Redwood Valley. Hue Fortson Jr., Peoples Temple Member: But then we felt like we had gotten involved and gotten in so deep that it was actually no way out. Watch; blog; About. Narrator (anonymous letter, archival): “There’s quiet as we leave this world. And that role represented power over the lives of your congregation. He couldn’t declare himself to be a socialist god openly, certainly in a city like Ukiah. Quickly! Move forward, darlin’. Jim Jones (archival): I have the power to send you home by Christmas, but it’s not on Transworld Airlines. Under Siege. The trailer comes to a stop and then you can see the wooden pathway that leads to the pavilion. They would build a new community free of oppression and violence and it was to be their paradise on Earth, but outsiders threatened to expose the dark side of their leader. Bass Photo Co Collection, Indiana Historical Society John Gollin, San Francisco Examiner Annie and I were sent out to go on a walk. Jordan Vilchez, Peoples Temple Member: No matter where you were, you could hear. Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: What was once a really boring meeting, all of a sudden, became like really interesting when Jim Jones became the head of it — because we all came down on the buses. Joyce Shaw-Houston, Peoples Temple Member: We were celebrating New Years Eve. Now Available in PBS Passport. He would have her to come up in the midst of one of his meetings, and she used to say, “The man got power. Eugene and June Cordell, Personal Collection Kenneth Clark, Harrigan Don Como Performed by The Peoples Temple Children’s Choir, California Dreaming Have seen every Jonestown Documentary and they just rehash the same facts and same interviews. Rebecca Moore, Relative of Peoples Temple Member: The reward for the election of George Moscone was the appointment of Jim Jones as Chairman of the City Housing Authority. Traditional Everything was plausible, except in retrospect, the whole thing seems absolutely bizarre. And that’s the kind of religious thing that I am excited about, and have some respect for. Female Peoples Temple Member (archival): share with them. What happened there in those few moments made it clear that nobody was safe. If you are in need of healthcare, you get healthcare. Why are we going to throw all this away? Mike Touchette, Peoples Temple Member: When I first went into Jonestown, it was just a footpath in the rainforest. Female (archival): Definitely. The powerful two-hour special “Jonestown: The Women Behind The Massacre,” focuses on four women in Jim Jones’ inner circle who helped plan the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, one of the largest murder-suicide events in modern history which left 918 men, women and children dead. And I thought it had a lot more to do with Jim’s sense of rehearsal. By Geordie Gray Oct 22, 2018. The story goes that I was crying real loud and it drew attention for Marceline to come over, and once she picked me up, I stopped crying. Christine Miller, Peoples Temple Member (archival, subtitles): We all came here for peace. Maureen Jordan The dark side of Jim Jones is exposed; the cult flees to Jonestown. Jim Jones Jr., Peoples Temple Member: When you don’t have anything, you own Jonestown — you are part of Jonestown. Vernon Gosney, Peoples Temple member It has been reported that the documentary will feature interviews with Jones family members and people who were involved with the cult before the massacre. The Life & Death of Peoples Temple. Laura Johnston Kohl, Peoples Temple Member: I never believed in Heaven in my whole life. Hue Fortson Jr., Peoples Temple Member: Then they begin to say what her breasts looked like, her stomach, butt, vagina, you name it. Grace Stoen, Peoples Temple Member: Peoples Temple truly had the potential to be something big and powerful and great, and yet for whatever reason, Jim took the other road. Kool-aid —. “Of the five people who survived, there are — to my knowledge — three left alive. I never shall forget what he’s done for me. Woman (archival): Don’t you touch my kids! Composed by George M. Cohan The little child may not be able to go and draw a paycheck, but the father guarantees the childcare. Eugene Smith, Peoples Temple Member: My wife had gone over three months prior. We realized these people catch up from people from Jim Jones, they’re very close lieutenant to Jim Jones. Coming there, being there in the meetings, sitting, listening — you know, supporting, working. Woman (archival): Before I came here, I was taking LSD, marijuana, every type of dope you can imagine. Tim Carter, Stanley Clayton and three others escaped into the jungle. Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch. Anybody wants to get out of here, can get out of here. They looked in people’s faces. Jim Baldwin Glenn Fukushima Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: Everything up to that point was, was — was good. Can you give me a good reason for that? Christopher Chow, Asian American Media Center, Inc. Tim Carter, Peoples Temple Member: What I saw that creation as being was building a city where we could move and raise our children, outside of the oppression and the racism of the United States of America. Jim Jones (archival, subtitles): Die with a degree of dignity! I’m doing this for you, Debbie.”. Male Reporter (archival): What about now? Let’s just dare in our faith. You — you could hear it all the time. 1 hr 44 min. Select the department you want to search in. The blurb is outright false - there is nothing supernatural about it and no real threat lurking at the site of the massacre. Lovella Brown This was a tragedy that not many people know the full story of; I was glad to see a competent piece like this that serves to educate and move the audience. They’ll torture our people. And I’ll be leaving in a couple weeks and they could come with me, but they said they didn’t want to come. We have about every level of society, all socio-economic income strata — professional down to the ordinary field worker, field laborer. Oakland Tribune A Storyville documentary. Reporter (archival): Doesn’t it concern you, though, that this man, for whatever reason, one of the people in your group…. And I’ll say this about November 18th, I felt I’d lost a family and I knew I’d lost my children. He had this hands-on approach to legislating. Two of them are in the film.”. Now take your other leg and do it.” And so another real slow, shaky step and he says, “Now I want you to walk toward me.”. ©2007 WGBH Educational Foundation Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: I had traveled on Bus Seven, which was Jim’s bus. Get the latest on new films and digital content, learn about events in your area, and get your weekly fix of American history. Jim Jones (archival): The United States is calling for the removal of all Blacks and Indians. Claire Janaro, Peoples Temple Member: I would be up jumping in the balcony and clapping my hands. Phyllis Wilmore Zimmerman, childhood friend of Jim Jones, Special Thanks Male Peoples Temple Member (archival): Would you do it? With Vernon Gosney, Leslie Wagner-Wilson, Tim Carter, Jim Jones Jr.. Docuseries looking back on the Jonestown Massacre on the 40th anniversary. Former Peoples Temple Member (archival): He was talking integration. Jim Jones (archival, subtitles): The congressman is dead! Kristine Kravitz, Peoples Temple Member: We all wanted to go. I Never Heard a Man Tim Carter, Peoples Temple Member: Congressman Ryan was directly across from me, and I saw this Temple member walk up behind him — and he was actually crying and shaking — and all of a sudden, he pulled out this knife and said, “All right, [expletive], you’re gonna die.” We all jumped on him, and there were just screams of horror everywhere. Many believed that he had saved their son or daughter from an automobile accident. (Singing, archival): As pilgrims here, we sometimes journey. S1-3 streaming until 28 Jan 2021. Joyce Shaw-Houston, Peoples Temple Member: The longest I ever stayed awake was six days, and that’s with no coffee, no nothing. It was loud. Jim Jones (archival): Why of course you’d go, you went to Mexico with me. They try to hide underneath the wheels. There were grape vines everywhere, and I fell in love. Watch: The trailer for Leonardo Dicaprio’s new documentary on the Jonestown massacre. This movie is partly a dramatisation of the Jonestown massacre shown through flashbacks, and partly one woman's journey to closure by camping out in the wilderness and meditating. Want to watch 'Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple' on your TV or mobile device at home? When it hit the floor, he stood and he looked back and forth. Paul J. Zahnley CAS, Disher Music and Sound, Administration I would be free to go. Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: You might fight five people in one night. But shortly afterwards, I heard my partner, the cameraman. And that frightened the hell out of me. And she called the manager of the station up and they talked to me about leaving. Laura Bowman Hue Fortson Jr., Peoples Temple Member: He said, “If you see me as your friend, I’ll be your friend. Mary Morganti, California Historical Society He thought that Indianapolis was too racist of a place for him to be, and he wanted to take his people out. The choir was interracial and they used to sing this song — “Never heard a man speak like this man before. JONESTOWN: TERROR IN THE JUNGLE Trailer Jim Jones forms The Peoples Temple. Vernon Gosney, Peoples Temple Member: Jim Jones represented the Peoples Temple as a progressive movement that was threatened. And pretty soon she is walking. Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2020. Bill, we will bother nobody. It’s nothing to death, it’s just stepping over into another plane. Ed Rudolph, Video Arts/San Francisco, Online Editor They want to have their immigrant Black, Indian population removed in six months. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple: Trailer. Just take me and just lay me down next to my grandmamma.”. 2006. Very powerful and I recommend all to watch this and learn something from it. (Enter your ZIP code for information on American Experience events and screening in your area.). The sky turned black. Watch with Sundance Now. Wherever there is people struggling for justice and righteousness, there I am. Jim Jones (archival): Flour, rice, black-eyed peas, more peas. You could hear it when you were working in the field. It's a sad film and a sad subject. Members are captivated as his lust for power becomes unstoppable. What I was feeling was — this is an opportunity that I can vocalize how much I believe in what we are doing here. You know, and we were sharp. I drunk alcohol and stuff like that. He yelled, “Oh [expletive].” He said he got — he got shot. Indianapolis Recorder Collection, Indiana Historical Society I brought the only black young man in the town home and my dad said that he could not come in and I said, “Then I shan’t,” and I did not see my dad for many years. The moment it stopped, they start shooting right away. As many others did. Stand up. Jim had promised, as an alternative to them dying in Jonestown, that they could go to the Soviet Union. UCLA Film and Television Archive, Archival Photographs Rebecca Moore, Relative of Peoples Temple Member: I vividly remember the first time that I met Jim Jones. I feel extreme sorrow for those whose stories were covered and who lost family members. He was going to let him in. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, American Experience: Jonestown: The Life and Death of the Peoples Temple, Murder with Friends: The Jonestown Massacre. Girl’s Mother (archival): Well, I believe it. Juanell Smart, Peoples Temple member Five people were killed on the airstrip. Had nothing to do with revolutionary suicide, nothing to do about making a [expletive] statement, it was just senseless waste, senseless waste and death. He told them that things were just getting worse in the United States, they couldn’t go back home. Take that step. Claire Janaro, Peoples Temple Member: When I saw Redwood Valley, I couldn’t believe my eyes because it was like a paradise. Neva Sly Hargrave, Peoples Temple Member: Jim started changing a lot in the seventies. Five years later, an extended family of eighty people had become an organization of thousands. We got to get out of here. He had books. Please, just let me catch my breath; let me figure out what’s happening here. Eugene Smith, Peoples Temple Member: We were people that — we wanted to make a change. Be a leader, not a follower!! I gave my rights up to him. 18 November 2018. I do not want to go back in any way, shape or form to the States. Stanley Clayton, Peoples Temple Member: When Ryan came, he came on a Friday night and we put on a reception for him. This feature length film, a hybrid of documentary and drama, tracks the final, 5-day build up to a horrific doomsday - the infamous mass murder/suicides of Jim Jones' People's Temple on November 18th, 1978. If you’re in need of transportation, you get that. Jonestown cult survivor recalls horrifying massacre. Who’ll tell you, “I’ll put you on that bus tomorrow?”. And — they came and shot me at point blank — point blank range. So, in the middle of the night, all through the night, his voice was talking to you. It is really nice. They so don’t want us to do what we’re doing; they’ve burned down the Temple. There was nothing dignified about it. By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing, I’m a Soldier (In The Army of the Lord) To a politician, it was like a birthday cake times twelve. Stephen Sung, Sound Technician: We flew in sometime in the afternoon, about 6pm. It’s blasphemy to talk about going back when you have not been given any approval! David Bushway, Mendocino College Library You don't have to judge why people do sick things, but you never have to accept sick people's behavior either!! Jackie Speier, Aide to Congressman Leo Ryan: On the night of the 17th, it was still a vibrant community. I’d look around and I’d say, “Am I the only one that feels this way?” I learned, eventually, not to say anything to anyone. So when he was in the state assembly, he went to Folsom State Prison and spent a week as an inmate to understand the prison issues and prison reform. It's a sad film and a sad subject. Deborah Layton, Peoples Temple Member, Author, Seductive Poison: In Jonestown, there was a speaker system and only Jim spoke on it. The reporter next to me said, “I’ve never felt anything like this before,” and I said, “Because you haven’t felt anything like this before.” I actually felt pretty good overall. The sky is gray. Tim Reiterman, Journalist: He saw that they were a surrogate home. Let all the story of this Peoples Temple be told.”. You can do it. All right, let us not fall into in the hands of the enemy. Shout Geordie Gray a beer $ About this. Rebecca Moore, relative of Peoples Temple member Elspeth Domville In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. You know, cyanide makes people froth at the mouth. 42min. But he did find community in the Pentecostal Church. The Fall of the I-Hotel, courtesy of Curtis Choy/Chonk Moonhunter Watch; Edit; Jonestown: Paradise Lost is a 2007 documentary television film on the History Channel about the final days of Jonestown, the Peoples Temple, and Jim Jones. Relative of Peoples Temple Member (archival): I think that Jim Jones took his group down there because he was afraid to face the publicity and answer the questions here in this country. And she died in my arms. Wherever there are people struggling for justice and righteousness, there I am.” My mother-in-law, Edith Cordell, had a monkey and it hung itself and she wanted to replace the monkey. It’s been a — it’s such a joy and great pleasure being here, because of Father’s love. Jim Jones (archival, subtitles): Quickly! They had cabins. June Cordell, Relative of Peoples Temple Member: The first time I met Jim Jones was Easter 1953. Katie Marsh, Kounterattack Design, Audio Restoration Janet Shular, Peoples Temple Member: Well it wasn’t about our loyalty, because we were demonstrating loyalty all the time. And not only that, but these forces were traveling to Guyana to destroy them there. It was led by a white minister, but in terms of the worship service, commitment to the social gospel, its membership — it functioned completely like a black church. Hue Fortson Jr., Peoples Temple Member: He was always paranoid that someone was going to get in and try to kill him — that they had two people that had dedicated their lives, that they were going to jump in front of Jones and take the bullet, kind of like the secret service so to speak. This New York Times Critic's Pick tells the story of the people who followed cult leader Jim Jones to the remote jungles of Guyana, South America, in a misbegotten quest to build an ideal society. A. J. Bowen and Joe Swanberg play VICE journalists who document their co-worker's (Kentucker Audley) attempt to locate his sister (Amy Seimetz) after she joins a reclusive religious commune.The film's plot is based on the real-life events of the Jonestown Massacre of 1978. A very well done documentary / reenactment, Reviewed in the United States on October 23, 2015. Mother! There were animals to be taken care of. John R. Hall, Sociologist: They were giving their life’s money and savings to the church, but in exchange, the church was agreeing to take care of them in the community, not just in a nursing home. There were too many poor people out there. When it comes to documentaries about cults, Jonestown: ... Messiah on Trial is – a follow-up to The End of the World Cult (so watch that one first!). In 1972 Leo Ryan was elected to the United States Congress from California’s 11th District. 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