1ATTORNEY GENERAL’S ANNUAL AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED Attorney General Alberto R.

Gonzales has selected the following individuals as the recipients of the Attorney General’s 53rd Annual Awards. Congratulations to the awards recipients! DOJ employees in the Washington Metropolitan Area are invited to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2005, 2 pm, at Constitution Hall. Departmental identification is required for entry. Shuttle service will be provided from the Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE This is the Department’s highest award for employee performance, accompanied by a cash award of $6,000. Two Exceptional Service Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Prosecution of Ahmed Abdel Sattar, Mohammed Yousry, and Lynne Stewart Andrew S. Dember Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Robin L. Baker Anthony S. Barkow Christopher J. Morvillo Assistant U.S. Attorneys Elizabeth M. Bedner Lillie A. Grant Paralegal Specialists Southern District of New York Richard W. Kelly Assistant Special Agent In Charge Scott L. Kerns Steven E. Sorrells Philip A. Swabsin Kimberley A. Whittle Special Agents Nabila Banout Victoria Benjamin Language Specialists New York Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Louis A. Napoli Detective New York Police Department 1

AWARD: RECIPIENTS:

Highly sensitive investigation Kaiser Gill Sean P. Clark Special Agents New York Division Adam S. Cohen James F. Farley Dennis M. Wagner, Jr. Supervisory Special Agents Brett A. Graham Mollie M. Loeffler Debra A. Manchas Debra S. Bennett Monique C. Anderson Brandon Beach Intelligence Analysts Counterterrorism Division Sean Joyce Supervisory Special Agent Dallas Division Albert Joseph Holl Supervisory Special Agent Houston Division Joseph Hummel Supervisory Special Agent London Office Federal Bureau of Investigation

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL HEROISM This award, to be accompanied by a cash award of $5,000, recognizes an extraordinary act of courage and voluntary risk of life during the performance of official duties. One Exceptional Heroism Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Arrest of an Afghan terrorist Jeffrey J. Higgin Assistant Country Attache Afghanistan Timothy Sellers Supervisory Criminal Investigator El Paso Field Division Drug Enforcement Administration 2

THE MARY C. LAWTON LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD This award recognizes employees who have served at least twenty years in the Department and who have demonstrated high standards of excellence and dedication throughout their careers. This award is presented only in exceptional circumstances to those individuals of special merit and is not awarded to express general appreciation for tenure alone. This award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Mary C. Lawton Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career legal accomplishments Mildred L. Seidman Chief Court of Federal Claims Section Tax Division

THE WILLIAM FRENCH SMITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO COOPERATIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT The William French Smith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cooperative Law Enforcement is an honorary award granted to recognize State and local law enforcement officials who have made significant contributions to cooperative law enforcement endeavors. No monetary recognition accompanies this award. One William French Smith Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Efforts of the Greater Rochester Violent Crime Team Scott R. Deming Thomas P. Janus Investigators John Brennan Officer Thomas A. Janssen Sergeant Rochester Police Department

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR MERITORIOUS PUBLIC SERVICE This award is the top public service award granted by the Department and is designed to recognize the most significant contributions of citizens and organizations who have assisted the Department in the accomplishment of its mission and objectives. No monetary recognition accompanies the award. One Meritorious Public Service Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Assistance in solving a child abduction case Matthew J. Dixon Sweet Home, Oregon 3

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE This is the Department’s second highest award for employee performance, accompanied by a cash award of $3,500. Ten Distinguished Service Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Accomplishments in Operation Baja Kings Monica S. Abrell Matthew Boyden James T. Bohn Laurencio C. Brito James K. Christiansen Julio C. Cordero Enrique J. Olivas C. Jay Rhoden Special Agents El Paso Division Daniel J. Sacchini Supervisory Special Agent Mexico Resident Office Federal Bureau of Investigation John L. Roberts Resident Agent In Charge Ciudad Juarez Resident Office Mexico-Central America Division Stacy D. Zinn Group Supervisor El Paso Division Drug Enforcement Administration Marcela Gil Detective El Paso Police Department Trials challenging the constitutionality of the Partial-Birth Abortion Act Anthony J. Coppolino Special Litigation Counsel Terry M. Henry W. Scott Simpson Senior Trial Counsel Kaija M. Clark Preeya M. Noronha Andrew I. Warden 4

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Trial Attorneys Federal Programs Branch Marleigh D. Dover Assistant Branch Director Teal Luthy Miller Catherine Y. Hancock Attorneys Appellate Staff Civil Division Mark T. Quinlivan Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Massachusetts Sheila M. Gowan Senior Litigation Counsel Sean H. Lane Elisabeth Wolstein Joseph A. Pantoja Assistant U.S. Attorneys Southern District of New York AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Advocating the Government’s position on Federal Sentencing Guidelines Michael R. Dreeben Deputy Solicitor General Lisa S. Blatt John P. Elwood James A. Feldman Dan Himmelfarb Assistants to the Solicitor General Office of the Solicitor General Nina S. Goodman Demetra D. Lambros Stephan E. Oestreicher, Jr. Steven L. Lane Joseph C. Wyderko Michael A. Rotker Elizabeth A. Olson Trial Attorneys Patty M. Stemler Chief Kathleen A. Felton Deputy Chief Appellate Section 5

Criminal Division AWARD: RECIPIENT: Policy guidance in firearms and explosives, sentencing policy, and the President’s DNA Initiative Richard A. Hertling Deputy Assistant Attorney General Office of Legal Policy Contributions to the Department’s victories in U.S. v. Microsoft Corp. Kenneth Heyer Economic Director of Enforcement James J. O’Connell, Jr. Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General Office of the Assistant Attorney General Renata B. Hesse Chief Patricia A. Brink Jessica N. Butler-Arkow Joan Farragher Kenneth W. Gaul Philip A. Giordano Aaron D. Hoag N. Scott Sacks Adam T. Severt Jeffrey J. VanHooreweghe Trial Attorneys Networks and Technology Enforcement Section George A. Rozanski Chief Wayne R. Dunham Suzanne E. Majewski Jeffrey M. Wilder Dean V. Williamson Economists Economic Regulatory Section Gregory J. Werden Senior Economic Counsel Economic Litigation Section Diane S. Owen Economist Competition Policy Section 6

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Economic Analysis Group Catherine G. O’Sullivan Chief Robert B. Nicholson Assistant Chief Adam D. Hirsh Attorney Advisor Andrea Limmer Steven J. Mintz David Seidman Trial Attorneys Appellate Section Barbara J. Nelson Trial Attorney San Francisco Field Office Antitrust Division Jeffrey P. Minear Assistant to the Solicitor General Office of the Solicitor General AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career efforts as a criminal investigator Gordon L. Holdiman Special Agent Office of Field Operations Kansas City Field Division Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Service as the interim U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Craig S. Morford First Assistant U.S. Attorney Northern District of Ohio Prosecution of Motiva W. Bruce Pasfield Andrew D. Goldsmith Assistant Section Chiefs Mark W. Kotila Senior Trial Attorney Epin H. Christensen Trial Attorney 7

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Environmental Crimes Section Environment and Natural Resources Division Edmond Falgowski Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Delaware AWARD: RECIPIENT: Leadership of the Police and Corrections Assistance Program in Iraq Robert C. Trevillian, IV Deputy Director International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program Criminal Division Efforts of the 2004 Threat Task Force Steven A. Tyrrell Deputy Chief Joseph N. Kaster Trial Attorney Counterterrorism Section Criminal Division David N. Beall James W. Stewart Supervisory Special Agents Lewis A. Robinson J. Roger Morrison Unit Chiefs James W. McJunkin Assistant Section Chief International Terrorism Operations Section John P. Salata Supervisory Intelligence Analyst Rhonda Dee Lewis Senior Program Analyst Counterterrorism Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Samuel T. Roudebush Chief, Strategic Planning and Performance Assessment Office of Detention and Removal Operations Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT 8

This award, accompanied by a cash award of $3,000, recognizes outstanding professional achievements by law enforcement officers of the Department. Two Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards will be presented this year.

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AWARD: RECIPIENTS:

Investigation of the 1-5 Mob Daniel C. Sparks James M. Burton Kyle Fulmer Robert C. Lockhart Special Agents Washington Field Office Federal Bureau of Investigation Konstantinos S. Giannakoulias Thomas R. Webb Detectives Arthur Reed, Jr. Joseph W. Anderson Joseph R. Cabillo Officers Metropolitan Police Department District of Columbia Investigation of serial arsonists Jason P. Wick Special Agent Michael P. Hanley Forensic Auditor Philadelphia Field Division Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MANAGEMENT This award recognizes outstanding administrative or managerial achievements which have significantly improved operations, productivity, or reduced costs. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. Four Excellence in Management Awards will be presented this year AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Coordination of inmate evacuation and reconstruction of correctional facilities Jose Barron, Jr. Warden Federal Correctional Institution, Marianna Donald F. Bauknecht Warden Federal Prison Camp, Eglin Mary M. Mitchell Executive Assistant Southeast Regional Office 10

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Federal Bureau of Prisons Contributions to enforcement of immigration laws Sean C. Cenawood Assistant U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York Contributions to enforcement of immigration laws David M. McConnell Deputy Director Office of Immigration Litigation Civil Division Leadership of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program Catherine M. O’Neil Associate Deputy Attorney General Director, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Office of the Deputy Attorney General

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY This award recognizes outstanding achievements in applying information technology to improve operations and productivity, reduce or avoid costs, and solve problems. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. Three Excellence in Information Technology Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Development and implementation of the High Technology Investigative Unit James M. Fottrell Assistant to the Chief for Computer Forensics and Investigations Lam D. Nguyen Lead Information Technology Specialist Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section Criminal Division Development and implementation of the Global Justice eXtensible Markup Language Data Model J. Patrick McCreary Senior Policy Advisor Justice Information Sharing Policy Office Bureau of Justice Assistance Office of Justice Programs 11

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AWARD: RECIPIENTS:

Implementation of the Arizona Sentence to Commitment Pilot Project Enrique Perez Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal District of Arizona U.S. Marshals Service Paul M. Laird Senior Deputy Assistant Director Correctional Programs Division Federal Bureau of Prisons Ashok K. Sharma Assistant Director Office of the Chief Information Officer Justice Management Division David F. Musel Deputy Federal Detention Trustee Office of the Federal Detention Trustee David C. Jones Assistant Deputy Chief U.S. Probation Office District of Arizona Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FURTHERING THE INTERESTS OF U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY This award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions towards protecting U.S. national security. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. One Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Elimination of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act backlog Peggy A. Skelly-Nolen Deputy Counsel for Intelligence Operations Office of Intelligence Policy and Review

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY This is the Department’s highest award for performance in support of the Equal Employment Opportunity program, accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Equal Employment Opportunity Award will be presented this year.

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AWARD: RECIPIENT:

Support of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Centralized Student Career Experience Program John D. Butler Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Western District of Texas U.S. Marshals Service

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL SUPPORT This award is designed to recognize outstanding achievements in the field of legal support to attorneys by paralegal specialists and other legal assistants. A cash award of $2,000 accompanies this award. Three Excellence in Legal Support Awards will be presented this year. PARALEGAL CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Identifying and investigating fraudulent and abusive filings Laurie H. Davis Paralegal Specialist Office of the U.S. Trustee, Region 1 Assistance to the Civil Division Office of Immigration Litigation Brandy L. Wagstaff Paralegal Supervisor Gloria L. Dabbondanza Jonathan D. Janow Noah L. Browne Sarah Silbovitz Paralegal Specialists Appellate Section Civil Rights Division

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LEGAL ASSISTANCE CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Legal support to staff of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida Sandra K. Dotson Supervisory Legal Technician U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Florida

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT This award recognizes outstanding performance in administrative or managerial support by an administrative employee or secretary, and is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. Four Excellence in Administrative Support Awards will be presented this year. ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Accomplishments in space management Michelle M. Judd Space Management Specialist Space Management Unit Administrative Services Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Contributions to the Witness Security Program Vyleen E. Yoder Management and Program Analyst Protective Operations Investigative Services Division U.S. Marshals Service

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SECRETARIAL CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Administrative support to the Environmental Enforcement Section Rosita A. Baccus Legal Assistant Environmental Enforcement Section Environment and Natural Resources Division Administrative support to the North Central Regional Office Kyle A. Johnson Administrative Officer North Central Regional Office Federal Bureau of Prisons

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE IN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT ADMINISTRATION This award recognizes exceptional dedication and effort to the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act, and is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration Award will be presented this year. 14

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FOIA contributions to the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Brian C. Kenrick Staff Attorney Disclosure and Forfeiture Legal Division Office of Chief Counsel Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR FRAUD PREVENTION This award recognizes exceptional dedication and effort to prevent, investigate, and prosecute fraud and white collar crimes. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Fraud Prevention Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Bankruptcy fraud prevention efforts Martha R. Hildebrandt Acting Assistant U.S. Trustee Office of the U.S. Trustee, Region 3

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the development and support of community partnerships designed to address public safety within a community. The award recognizes the significant contributions of citizens and organizations who have assisted the Department in the accomplishment of these programs. For non-employees, the award is honorary and no monetary recognition accompanies the award. For Federal employees, the award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Implementation of Violent Crime Impact Teams Scot L. Thomasson Assistant Special Agent in Charge Seattle Field Division David H. Chipman Chief Anthony E. Rather Project Officer Hans C. Hummel Program Analyst Firearms Enforcement Branch Office of Enforcement Programs and Services 15

Eric D. Harden Operations Officer Los Angeles Field Division Mark E. Kraft Program Manager Field Management Staff Office of Field Operations Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Robert E. Trono Senior Counsel Office of the Deputy Attorney General THE CUBBY DORSEY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY A WAGE GRADE SYSTEM EMPLOYEE Accompanied by a cash award of $2,000, this award recognizes extraordinary performance and contributions by wage grade system employees, including laborers, mechanics, and skilled craft workers. One Cubby Dorsey Award for Outstanding Service by a Federal Wage Grade System Employee will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Fabrication of a device that prevents inmates from assaulting staff Mark W. Wendt Pipefitter Foreman Federal Medical Center, Butner Federal Bureau of Prisons

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY A NEW EMPLOYEE This award recognizes exceptional performance and notable accomplishments towards the Department’s mission by an employee with fewer than five years of Federal career service. This award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. The Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions by a New Employee will be presented to four employees. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Developed uniform approach to reporting, investigating, and reviewing shooting incidents Bradley T. Gilmore Erin A. Lane Program Analysts Evaluation and Inspections Division Office of the Inspector General 16

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Law enforcement accomplishments in Pierre, South Dakota David M. Mackey Special Agent Minneapolis Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Development of the National Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Protocol Marnie Rothschild Shiels Attorney Advisor Office on Violence Against Women

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THE JOHN MARSHALL AWARDS The John Marshall Awards are the Department’s highest awards offered to attorneys, for contributions and excellence in specialized areas of legal performance. Fourteen awards in nine category awards will be presented this year. Each award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000 per recipient. TRIAL OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Prosecution of Maceo Simmons Paige M. Fitzgerald Karima G. Maloney Trial Attorneys Criminal Section Civil Rights Division Prosecution and conviction of Mohammed Al-Moayad and Mohammed Zayed Kelly A. Moore Pamela K. Chen Jeffrey H. Knox Assistant U.S. Attorneys Eastern District of New York

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PARTICIPATION IN LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Prosecution of United States v. Vicente Zapata, et al. James N. Barkeley Thomas C. Bradley Assistant U.S. Attorneys District of Alaska Kim R. Lindquist 18

Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Idaho AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Prosecution of United States v. Coil, et al. Andrew G. Oosterbaan Chief Benjamin J. Vernia Trial Attorney Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section Bruce A. Taylor Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General Office of the Assistant Attorney General Criminal Division Mark H. Marshall Assistant U.S Attorney Western District of Texas

SUPPORT OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Witness immunity litigation support Edgar N. Brown Chief, Witness Immunity Unit Office of Enforcement Operations Criminal Division Investigation related to internet sales of the drug GBL James P. Kennedy, Jr. Assistant U.S. Attorney Western District of New York

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HANDLING OF APPEALS AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Career accomplishments in the handling of appeals Jeffrey A. Clair Attorney Appellate Staff Civil Division Skill in preventive appellate advocacy Roy W. McLeese, III Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Columbia

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PROVIDING LEGAL ADVICE

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Implementation of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act Jon D. Pifer Assistant General Counsel Thomas Gregory Motta Associate General Counsel Office of General Counsel Federal Bureau of Investigation

PREPARATION AND HANDLING OF LEGISLATION AWARD: RECIPIENT: Development of a USA Patriot Act Compendium Stephen M. Weglian Senior Attorney Counterterrorism Section Criminal Division

ASSET FORFEITURE AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Asset forfeitures exceeding $170 million Elaine D. Banar Claire S. Kedeshian Richard T. Lunger Tracey J. Knuckles Kathleen A. Nandan Assistant U.S. Attorneys Eastern District of New York Douglas A. Leff Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and Special Agent New York Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Asset forfeiture on the Colombian Black Market Peso Exchange system David J. Berardinelli Boyd M. Johnson, III Kevin R. Puvalowski Assistant U.S. Attorneys Southern District of New York

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Mediation resolving insurance litigation with U.S. Navy Exchange Richard E. Rosberger Robert W. Sadowski Kathleen A. Zebrowski Assistant U.S. Attorneys Southern District of New York

INTERAGENCY COOPERATION IN SUPPORT OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Assistance with California v. Duran, consolidated with The Surfrider Foundation v. Duran Robert E. Moyer Attorney-Advisor Office of General Counsel U.S. Environmental Protection Agency David Jan van Hoogstraten Former Associate Director for International Negotiations Council on Environmental Quality Executive Office of the President

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