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witnesses lmll include, but are not limited 'to, the following:

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bruise

on the

defendant's

back and ., patch of hair missing from her scalp.

physically and she was a!n[ci for her life.
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rami Anderson. ft_ resident of Bend who gave piano lessons
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son,

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'11.tesnty ~~a.r sae noticedn' tnat wnen 5.!1.e . ~ h' . ., . -r went to tne derenc~ant s nome Ine.. ..
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.of'rension between Liysa NCJ1.hon and her husband, Christopher

Northon.

The def-end.cm:~ expressed Northon.

fear of physical harm to her OJ.,dher children at the hands of Christopher

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P.."-Tri.,r.Blon:cieau. A friend of the defend ant'
post-natal postpartum

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from Hawaii and also a "Tlerhber of the t

pool therapy grOU? She met the defendant when she first married dhristopner

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Norr.hon znd describes personality

the defendant
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as being upoear, positive and happy. was downbeat

.

She nor.icl:1 a severe

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change over time

the point where the defendant

and app~s.red ..0 be

afraid 211the rime.

She also noticed that the defendant started changing the way she
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from a

skimpy bikini and. no sunglasses bruises ro the defendants also saw Christopher

srnrts. large hats, sungrasses, rash s...lards and ~...
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C;;~enoticed "1_
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mouth and lips and legs ~d. smoking po,.
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on otther occasions.

On

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o1ca.sion she

Northon

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Jennifer Bradlev,
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youngest
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\-.'_I' on severa; A

OCc.aS10riS $2,1.:1he-

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1 tr .wante. d to 1fll Jerrmrer ~

and anpeared

disturbed. aCr03$ the street frcrn Mr. and Mrs, Northon horne,
E--C nrst tne cexendant

~5:rrw;(:am1beH. Lived
She was a teacher

in Be.J
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and used to visit the Northon

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paPP.Y an d
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outgoing, Later, the las1 two years, the defendant became very quiet and ~dra-..vn
Aukal, stopped visiting her home. sometimes." be disheveled, 6. Ncrrhon
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2.!ld her
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This teacher will tesrify that Aukai says, "My Dad

hif my Mom
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The last six months prior to the shooting, Liysa quit: grooming
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She also expressed fear of her husband, Christopher Bat.P91'a and

~ herself and ~pea("ed to ~ ~ i Northon.
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F:hrold Chitwood. Relatives cfrbe defendant. They describe T'L·-isropher
in The last ye'M or so prior to the stoting the

as aloof and weie concerned because
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Northons 7,

hub.i,_ was

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nervous_ he would chew his fingernails until they bled,
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-J'6J-rrfEl'e"Wfitt. Defendarirs brother ~'ha S3.W bruises on tEe rho DeWitt also accompanied

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or d.eftt!drn.!S!'lr.oat

in the summer of2000.

.

zhe defendant

.

when she nrrned ~er3eifin

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GarvDonovan.

Neighbor of the ..-orthons for rwc

past year, he saw less and less cf'Liysa Ncrthon and thought it strangebecause and friendly and used to come outside and talk to them.

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;3:..'1d

a half years l.."1Bent Over the
at

first

Lirr ~'as very
change was very
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outgoing

He noticed a remarkable

in the four to six months prior to the shooting,

He also noticed that Christopher NorthJn

aloof and would get on his bicycle and ride up to the mountains

and spe..'1dthe night in thepLOumains_
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He saw a change in Liysa Nortnon but not in Christopher ./.
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or 1997 WIlen the defendant was rnarnec ;:0 Christopher
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Northon

and was pregnant

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- She saw bruises on Liysa' slower back and noticed ~ bald spot ~ ... ,

and missing hair. She also noticed a. cut on de!erdmt's · -rist and asked her- about the ....
fA 'h' • tete tnat mat was wnen
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rear or rurure physical fla:rm rrcm ~ and appeared to be "walking on eggshells" _ After the shooting, C4sey Ewald
son, Dane, for about SL,-": months.
•- , s croton, area wtuch was b ruisea . - -~

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another bruise on the defendant's Casey Ewald's

stomach caused by being hit with a rake by Christoph9,

Nonhon.

busbar... is a pilot fer Northwest .. id Airlines and len

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~ « party at the Nonhon:f. residence

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because Christophe, Northcn,

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Northon
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who was also a pilot,

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smoking marijuana wich ,~th'erk-:.J.est.s.

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llanz ~&.nan.Qez.

A rherapisr frcrn Hawaii specializing
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in family i?ra~ce_ .. ~

was a client and carne to-her after her husband was arrested in Bend for assault.
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.' -.' s son, Aukar,- concerrung

-, me VIOlence

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~!S~m~liishbain_ A friend from Hawaii who first met Liysa Northon in 1998 at the

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postpartum class at the local swimming pool. She noticed mat Liysa Nor.h~n
and in her modes of dress. She indicated

change in her personality
on

chat she starred noti ling bruises
ras~guard,

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the defendant

and the defendant

suddenly began wearing large hats, sunglasses,

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and

would sometimes

leave the group without going through the shower. c;:onfron;ed

She states chat at 0r.e point she
all ~Jbruises
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the other
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Women

L~'sa. onhon N
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~~he sh:::'~
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~~~-~s~;d '. her about
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Liysa l'~ orthcn broke down and cried and indicated :h _. ". !'lsnoaln says ,
that

her IJ1.;~bar;d bad been bearing
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Kathy
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.pnor to tnrs reveianon w en 3.$K.ed sne WOUN make excuses

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Aukai indicating that her husband had talked of killing and eating them. She lJ~- was ai-aid of her
husband because he was able
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drink znd use drugs and avoi. ...detection

Mt..h the airlines pe::.ause he ~

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would test himself and because he -;" also a member ofu~e airline's drug abuse bo~d., F$rLer, :hat
Mr. Northcn would test himself with a drug kit. to avoid detection, i 2.
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Rod Hansen. Neighbor of the defendant' s .in Bend, Oregon,

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ne route.

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smell alcohol on Christopher Northon' s breath, even in the morning and that Chris more like a bachelor - 13_
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Nonl~n seemed
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man a married

man.

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_A-,J'!"!bet'--K~Dhan:, Kephart was a former babysitter VlS.
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for Chris;:o?he~ and Liysa

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S"e v."lhtesnty th3.t Liysa came home

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Cij'illg

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upset and
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went straiaht to the bedroom, ~ alcohol.

She saw no sizns ofL ivsa N o rthon being intcxicaeed ~, ~

nor dki she smelt t
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She will testifv that Christopher North on ,s face was flushed, his hair was rnesj{\ed uc and .... J ~ r-> ~
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he had no annarenr irsiuries. She will state that Christopher
.

N cnhon was al-·.1,Ia_V3 drink:rJ J

1 as he was ....
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that evening, and he gave her an unusually large tip that evening.
.' • AW:::21,Oll! Her on many 0 casrcns r '...I l..

She -will also state ti~at the

In' ,. l-. • ~ tnar Ins d ac' W2,S mean to :lIS mot .. er ana,,',acvtsea ner llOt to
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stuffbeca

se his dad we Id get mad. Due
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a the tension in the house, she refused to babylit after that:

evening even thougl she
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"ked

IO

do so on many occasions.

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~~k.~i1t'&iFl.g, He 13 the nine-veer old child of Livsa Northon by a prey' otis rnarriaae. ~ ... .. ~ ,

He '.... testify as to the circumstances ,.;U

~ G the morning after the shooting when his mother rerprned ' orne

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that Christopher

He v.till testify

l' crthon assaulted

: occasions by throwing chairs and books a- his mother. ~=ewill also testifv that Ch:-isto'pacr Northcn .. -~ ~ pushed his mother OU~ of the czi: and would say bad things about this mother. He --·~·.:ill ~iso indicate I ~ G
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his mother .

oi, numerous

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mean w.ne~. ne was

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when he was not drunk. "fighting occurred. 15,

will rurtner testifj that

was rus Job to protect rus younger

crrther ',:.r!'len

It was his job to take his little brother, Dane, aged. 2-3) into the

othi room.

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Carole Landry. Attorney from Hawaii,

Liysa 'Northon souzht lezal advic1 from V.L5.
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Landry concerning

the feasibiliry of a divorce from Christopher

Norrhon and options regtding

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child

custody, During the consultation

she expressed concern fur the safety of herself and her qroldrer! and

whether or not a divorce would cause more danger.
16. She

i~r;;.ta,furr'i"). The proprietor of the Oasis Spa in Bend, Oregon. She is mzsseus •.
th;:! she saw bruises on The inside of'Liysa's
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win testilY
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thighs and became SI151'piciofs. ~ A d" ... .. T• fli _~ rnenc rrorn .;:'len wno can tesury that Lrysa tow ner 0_
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future harm at the hands of her husband and that Liysa deteriorated in looks and behaviol over time. ~ . ];_~;1~fcj.Jiistef.

Meji~i- doctor.

Liysa No.r;..:.rlOn--;o:JghOt treatrnent

fortn

infeae;:r ....
over
°

knee and abrasions in r ebruarv- of 1999. During conversanon • .., the aoeLOr 'jearnecl-that rhe ce£alaant---~--x suffered these wounds the defendants at the hands other husband and insisted on reporting Defendant advised Dr. McAilister that reporting this to the
~tto rho
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objections.

prJiC.
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would

only make things worse, but the matter was nonetheless Northon was eventually

reported

to the ponce,

and

pmsroPher

arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree.

19. NLSo Monteiller

J~ario1J>1T0:B!eillet. was babysitting Joan Monteillet

This a friend. of the defendant's who lives in Dayton. '¥~shington. ,
the defendant's
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oldest child, Aukai,

~ during the weejend

of the

shooting incident. shooting incident.
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one of the .first people 'to whom the defendam. spike aftenne s house sometime after 7 :00 in the modn;ad<.,rising
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She arrived. ar Joanrv1onteill~:
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her of the incident while camping. her domes were damp

She VJ111escribe the defendant d
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as hypothermic

and ~haki':'ig and
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She apoeared "to have a swollen cheek, vacant zlazed eyes, spjscey, end in .. , .~'

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She -.;jjJ also testify that Liysa Northon parked her car to [he back of the house b~cause ~ ~ ~
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she

feared her husband was following her.
.

10, of a derogatory
presence,

,.Captain Leroy Perry, He ~Jl be able to testify abo '._ nature about the defendant and observations

ements made by

of the defendant

.

~ while in fliececiem's

thle ~

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decedent

21.

Hinary·Radovich.

A teacher- who lives in Hawaii and a friend of the defidant. She Wben she first met Liysa, she was upbeat, otgOing and
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has known Liysa Northon gregarious. attempted
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for g~9 years.

1.., the summer of 1999~she observed the defendant wi!.:~ a black eye and
,

t:. ..-~ defendant
F.

cover it by wearing sunglasses.

On another occasion,

r. she saw scratches on Lf'$2'
t,

S neck.

· "1 . -. , ' ,_,. ." h 'f: Sne W11 tesnry tnat wnen sne 2$KeC ?DOU! rne DtacK eye, sne was torld tnat tne ceren dantss nusoan d,

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Christopher 22. Northon
a.11

Ncrthcn,

had hit her in the face, and that she .afra!ci of future violence, A friend of Liysa Northon's
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Bebb1'e Silvers.

from Hawaii, ocsrearrum
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for about fl· e .J vears and

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cart of the post-natal
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* pool class, 1'-1 f~L
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she was One day

instructor

in the class. She saw definite changes in Liysas rnanncri ms as. time went~.
2...'1d

she broke down in the shower and started crying,
,

on ti'is occasion ~ebbie

Silvers

women saw a large bruise

OD.

her right shoulder and upper back. They confronted

~ her adto how she

~ 4d the other

got these bruises and were told of abuse by her husband. and, got
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Debbie Silvers called the hot

~ sarety p 1 an

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' as d 0 nor argue m t h e kitchen, k eep e-t. a money ser aSIO.e, ' ,-'. .

"J rye
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li!-l for advice
a p I' ace

that you can go to if an altercation occurs, etc. She also noticed that the defendant a rash guard and t-shirts to cover' ruises to net th.roat and neck. Northcn
-,;;a_s

srar~ed wearing

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~ Debbie Silvers· husbahd is a . pilot ~
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and left a. party because Christopher JUlie ',;\Jill" arnson.

smoking marijuana,

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School in Bend, Cregan. She
~iSt

,A teacher' s assi :;taTl! az Sagewood

testify as to a sirua ;or...in ;.:/bch Dane "~~ash.i~ting. screarninz __.J........ and veiling _.

r he -.::..ran:ed to
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She call also

toll of the relationship between Aukai and Christopher ~othon.
so intimidated Aukai during piano lessons that

She

',;,,-illestify that Christopher t Christopher Northon

Northon

ther

~ excluded

from the building during piano lessons. of pathology.

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William J. Brady, M.D. Expert testimony

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Raymond Grimsbo. Ph.D.. Expert witness forensics. Rocky Mink. Expert witness ballistics and trajectory.

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and
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Garv Jacobsen M.D. EXpertwitness on the issue of tbe meers of alcohol] marijuana sedatives, Brent Burton.. 1A'.D. Toxicologist, Various jail norse' regarding defendant" s state of mind, i.e., 'hock,

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hfen2,
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shortly after being incarcerated.

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