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Atlanta Botanical Garden

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1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

November 2018

Frog Feeding

November 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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March 2019

Garden Playtime

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands-on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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Garden Grooves

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, March-October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Sing songs and dance dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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April 2019

Storybook Time

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Andy Tran

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Capturing the Garden in Colored Pencil

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the joy of drawing colorful plant life outdoors at the Garden in early summer.

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Earth Day

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate nature! From ladybug releases to learning about conservation, there's fun for everyone on Earth Day.

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Storybook Time

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chad Crete

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. This class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning.

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Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Brunch will be enjoyed by all as a renowned Atlanta chef prepares popular noontime fare in the Outdoor Kitchen. Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients.

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Jams and Preserves

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get ready for preserving early summer fruits by learning how to prepare jams and more. Learn through a small class demonstration and instruction.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This class builds on Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the rich colors and forms of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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May 2019

Fresh Plates Series: Brent Banda

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Cocktails in the Garden

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city! Every Thursday, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., May - September.

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Shows for Seedlings: Friday

May 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Shows for Seedlings: Saturday

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Garden Chef Demos

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturday & Sundays, noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m: Stop by the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen on weekends when Garden Chefs share fresh cooking tips and recipes based on seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs in tasty mouth-watering recipes.

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Imaginary Worlds, Member Premiere

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

On May 6 Contributing & above level members are invited to an exclusive premiere of Imaginary Worlds featuring live music, imaginative entertainment and interactive activities – fun for the entire family while exploring the plant giants.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Marc Rosenkoetter & Kimie Ono

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Imaginary Worlds, Member Premiere

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2019 at 5:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

On May 7 & 9 All Members are invited to an exclusive premiere of Imaginary Worlds featuring live music, imaginative entertainment and interactive activities – fun for the entire family while exploring the plant giants.

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Imaginary Worlds

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Imaginary Worlds: Alice's Wonderland features all new storybook-themed plant sculptures and many favorite installations from 2018 dressed in all-new attire.

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Atlanta Rose Show

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Hosted by the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, this cut-flower show features roses of every variety and color.

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National Public Gardens Week

May 13 - May 19
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Throughout the week, many of the nation's public gardens will emphasize their importance and impact as community resources and catalysts for change and resilience.

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Homeschool Day

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families.

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Science Café

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall. This series features expert speakers and discussions on exciting conservation topics on select Thursdays during Cocktails in the Garden.

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Beehive Inspection

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Opening a beehive can be both exciting and daunting. In this advanced session, participants will open and inspect a beehive, emphasizing proper technique and exploring what we are seeing.

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ASL Drop-In Tour

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join a Garden docent and a certified American Sign Language interpreter for a tour of the Garden and the Imaginary Worlds exhibition.

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Hydrangeas for the Home Garden

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this class, Andrew Bunting will cover a wide range of ornamental hydrangea species and cultivars.

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Old Crow Medicine Show w/ Amythyst Kiah

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Old Crow Medicine Show and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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June 2019

Endangered Species Day

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate rare plants and animals in honor of Endangered Species Day! Get up close with exceptional creatures and learn about conservation efforts happening throughout Georgia.

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder / I’m With Her

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder / I'm With Her and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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Alston Lecture: Designed Plant Communities – A Fresh Approach to Designing and Managing Gardens

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Dr. Scott Stewart, Executive Director of Chicago’s Millennium Park, will share his passion for the value and role of public spaces and gardens during this free Alston Lecture.

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Orchids for Beginners II

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Dendrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall and have evolved specialized organs to store water. This class examines the cultural requirements of this group of orchids and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Beekeeping: Getting Started

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This is an information-gathering class about the feasibility of beekeeping in the area. Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started.

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Drawing Orchids in Black & White

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. This class explores a simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids. Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Cameron Thompson

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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SiriusXM The Pulse Presents: The Mighty O.A.R. w/ American Authors

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See The Mighty O.A.R. and guests perform live on the Great Lawn, June 14.

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Orchids for Beginners I

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Of all orchid species, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum require care most similar to typical houseplants. Learn tips to grow these orchids yourself. Each participant will go home with an orchid.

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Well-Seasoned Chef

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Sizzling Succulents

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Succulents can be tricky! Learn the basics of these water-wise plants. Get tips on how to maintain and incorporate them into your own garden.

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Refugee Recipe Celebration

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

During garden chef weekend demos, special guests from Friends of Refugees spice up the Outdoor Kitchen. In honor of World Refugee Day, cooks with recipes from afar will highlight their traditional flavors to serve up tastes with garden fresh ingredients.

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Alston Lecture: Masons, Miners and Thieves, The Real Lives of America’s Bees

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Follow a gardener’s adventures into the field with melittologists and farmers to explore the lives of bees with author Paige Embry during this free Alston Lecture.

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Mandolin Orange w/ Courtney Marie Andrews

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Mandolin Orange and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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July 2019

Garden Open: Fourth of July

July 4
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Thursday, July 4, in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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Tai Chi

July 6 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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The Wood Brothers w/ Brent Cobb

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See The Wood Brothers and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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Educator Day

July 13
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Calling all educators! Enjoy a free day of exploration in the Garden, and discover why the Garden is a fabulous place to bring students and have fun.

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AgLanta Eats 2019

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

AgLanta Eats, the hyper local food festival now in its fourth year returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Monday, July 15!

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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Students start by drawing from color reproductions of orchids, then move on to work from live orchid stems. The first week, bring a favorite color reproduction of orchids. This class is part of the Botanical Drawing Program. Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended.

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