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Dom114488
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In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix.Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow

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Dom114488
Among the Hidden | Margaret Peterson Haddix
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He had no friends, no birthdays, no nothing he lived in the forest the only thing he knows what to is hunt dink and hide.

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tessabordalejo
Among the Hidden | Margaret Peterson Haddix

“Hope doesn‘t mean anything… action is the only things that counts.”

𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘵 𝘗𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘏𝘢𝘥𝘥𝘪𝘹 - 𝘈𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘏𝘪𝘥𝘥𝘦𝘯

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tessabordalejo
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★★★★☆

I loved the concept of this book. The storyline was creative and the characters were charming. It was also a really quick read, but I thought that it might be better suited for a younger audience since the vocabulary wasn‘t especially challenging. Great idea, just wasn‘t really for me.

MrsBabki Yes! We use to do it as a novel study in grade 6. I sure appreciate that you read it! 8mo
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Cruble88
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Third time reading this book and it never disappoints! Just a quick read to get my reading goal started! Now I‘m to book 2!
#ShadowChildren #Haddix #NewGoals

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Cruble88
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“He had forgotten what fresh air felt like, filling his nostrils and lungs. It felt good.”
Starting 2022 off right! Reading one of my favorite books from middle school. Didn‘t realize it was a series back then, and once I did I put it on my Christmas wish list. I have the best mother-law for gifting it to me. #ReadingInTheNewYear #comfortreads #seriesjunky #Haddix #ShadowChildren

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From the series Shadow Children: In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm…
#shadows #haunted @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

kplovesbooks This was such a cool series! I don't think it got anywhere near the attention it deserves! 13mo
Eggs @kplovesbooks Agreed! 13mo
carlthecattt I really enjoyed this series as a teen, been meaning to read it again as an adult. 13mo
Eggs @carlthecattt I ❤️ M. P. Haddix! 13mo
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TheBookAddict
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If you enjoy dystopian stories you should give this one a try. It‘s quite suspenseful. In this story we follow Luke, a third child, who is illegal and will be killed if the Population Police find out that he exists. He is illegal for the mere fact that he is a third child in a time when people are only allowed to have 2 children. He must hide in his parents‘ attic, his whole life, so that he is not found out...but will he?
#dystopian #YesiReads

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TheBookAddict
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1. Tagged: Among the Hidden
2. 🤷🏽‍♀️ I think I‘m pretty easy to please so my last read was really good. Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief.
3. The beautiful colors and wearing boots and hoodies. 😁👍🏽 👢

#weekendreads #YesiReads
@rachelsbrittain

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TheBookAddict
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I think I‘ve gotten my reading mojo back!!!
😁🙌🏽🙌🏽

I haven‘t been able to focus on a book since March. I was only able to listen to a couple of audiobooks, but that was it. This is a really good book so far. I‘m currently on page 42 (chapter 9). I checked it out from our middle school library.

#YesiReads

tpixie Happy Reading 📖 glad you are getting back on the horse! (edited) 2y
TheBookAddict @tpixie thank you! I‘m glad too. 😊 2y
Andrew65 That‘s great 😊 2y
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UwannaPublishme Great to see you here and getting into your reading groove again! 🤗🎉📚 2y
TheBookAddict @UwannaPublishme I‘m happy to be back and be able to connect with you all. 🙂💕💕 2y
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ashleyshugars
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Among the Hidden is a great SF series written by Margaret Peterson Haddix. I guarantee you will be hooked on this series once you begin! What would you do in a world where you were limited to two children, but end up with three?? Follow Luke, the third child‘s story, who struggles to stay hidden, while craving the world! #ucflae3414

ashleyshugars This novel would best serve as a LC book. Here is a complete week by week guide for LC groups! http://images.pcmac.org/SiSFiles/Schools/TN/HawkinsCounty/ChurchHillMiddle/Uploa.... What a great resource! This would be perfect in conjunction with UDL strategy 2.1 and ESOL strategy 2! 2y
DrSpalding This is a fantastic series of books! What a fabulous resource. I have read the first five or so. I do not have all of the universal design nor English learner strategies committed to memory so without the verbiage I do not know if you are aligning them appropriately. 2y
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KatiaP
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This RF Sunshine State Young Reader award winning book is great for an IR or LC book. This book is about a society in which families cannot have more than 2 kids but Luke is one of the shadow children that are not supposed to be alive but is hidden. He had no idea what the outside world was like until he saw a light go on in the neighbors house when no one was home. More on the author at http://haddixbooks.com/

KatiaP The UDL principle I would use is 3.2 highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships by after each chapter talk about what is happening in the story and what are the important features. For ESOL I would implement is 8 using direct instruction. I will model and explain what the students should be talking about and what they should be getting from the reading 3y
DrSpalding You are fulfilling the elements of the rubric! Nice alignment and nice summary. 3y
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Eggs
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Luke must be hidden as the third child born to his parents. Only 2 children are allowed in each family...first book in the Shadow Children series

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Jewelwinkler
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#UCFLAE3414f19 Among The Hidden (SF) by Margaret Peterson Haddix was definitely my favorite book in the 5th grade so I had to re-read this book and see if I still loved it. The answer is yes. This book takes you to a dystopian reality where parents are only allowed to have 2 children. This book keeps you on the edge of your seat. I would have children read this as part of a literature circle.

Jewelwinkler The UDL guideline I would use is 2.1 and the ESOL strategy I would use is number 23. A resource that provides comprehension worksheets for this book is https://worksheets.edhelper.com/books/Among_the_Hidden.htm 3y
kgarzon As someone who loves reading this series as a kid and did an author study on Haddix, I can confirm that students will not be able to put this book down ❤️ 3y
DrSpalding How wonderful you remember this from your childhood. Use this as a possible literature circle option in your future classroom. Helpful resource. 3y
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Chrissyreadit
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This is between a pick and a so so, as Haddix explores what if children has to be hidden- yet there are books and diaries where this is a reality to families around the world for centuries. It is an interesting way to introduce the topic to children who may not yet be aware that life can be difficult. #booked2019 #politicalintrigue #mounttbr

Cinfhen Ahhh, interesting pick for #PoliticalIntrigue 3y
LibrarianRyan I have read all but the last book in the series. I really liked how Haddix was able to say so much in so few pages. MG novels are getting so long now a days. 3y
Chrissyreadit @Cinfhen I needed quick and easy or I would get depressed. If I had more time I would do Washington‘s Six I think. 3y
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Chrissyreadit @LibrarianRyan they are getting longer. But they are also returning to a length more similar to the early part of the century I think. Like Tom Sawyer and Little Women. 3y
Chrissyreadit @LibrarianRyan I typically like Haddix, and bought these when my teens were young, but for some reason I am thinking of how hard people work and struggle to get their kids to safety lately. The current state of the union sometimes seeps into all of my thoughts. 3y
LibrarianRyan @Chrissyreadit That I agree with. The literacy and reading rate in the 50-80's was so dismal they had shorter books to keep kids attention. It is also when the episodic series like Nancy Drew, babysitters club etc was popular. We still have those but not near as many. 3y
LibrarianRyan @Chrissyreadit Totally. I think these could lead to great discussions to what is happening in the world to day with immigration. Or even about China's one child policy. 3y
Texreader Good book 3y
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Chrissyreadit
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I‘m working through two classes right now, but am determined to maintain my #bfc goal of self care with reading for pleasure every day. Not sure what would work weekly yet- so no forecast for me but I think these will fill prompts in both #booked2019 and #bbrc as well as complete my goodreads goal. Also some non fiction I‘ve assigned to my teens. Does library thing have a similar yearly goal? Shoutout to @WanderingBookaneer for 2 of these!

readordierachel Great stack! 3y
LibrarianRyan I've not seen a yearly goal on LT. So no. Or else I would probably have one. 3y
SaunteringVaguelyDownwards Good goal! I felt so much better when I started reading fun books before bed while working on my course work/dissertation instead of puttering on the internet. 3y
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Schmieds
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#throwbackthursday Does anyone remember this book? Probably my first ever dystopian read and it has stuck with me ever since.

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Skyrimir
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I loaned some books to a coworker for their kids to read for summer reading. They gave me back one after getting it signed! So neat and unexpected! I can honestly say this is the first time I‘ve loaned a book and gotten it back signed, haha.

Kaylamburson Omg that‘s amazing!! Also, I LOVED this book as a kid. I read so many of her books. I don‘t think I ever finished the series though. Our teacher in fifth grade read us the first three or four. 4y
BethM That's awesome! Loved this book as a kid! 4y
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BookishGirl06
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I like the plot of this. Having 3 kids and having to hide the third sounds like it‘d be a tough choice for any parent. Not sure if I‘ll continue this series or not but if I do, it seems like they‘d be easy to fly through.

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MariaW
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As I already mentioned before, I read this one with my 8th graders in school. I really liked it, because it‘s written in an easy form and good to understand. Still it went off a bit boring, but then gained pace. My pupils are German learners, so for them it was a bit difficult to read and the didn‘t grasp the idea of a dystopy. #schattenkinder #amongthehidden #margaretpetersonhaddix #haddix

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MariaW
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Waiting for the coffee in the teacher‘s room. I‘m reading this one with my 8th graders here in Egypt. For them it‘s a bit difficult to understand.
#schattenkinder #margaretpetersonhaddix #haddix #amongthehidden

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MariaW
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This is how the teacher‘s library looks like in my school. Since the year is over, I cleaned up today. It‘s okay, I guess.
#teacherlife #schoollibrary

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Kshakal
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I originally read this book to see if it was something my students would like and I quickly fell in love with it... great writing that hooks the reader and is perfect for young readers!! We have started it in my room and my students are loving it too!! #lessthan200pages #marchinbooks @maich

TheBookStacker I read that in elementary school, loved it! 5y
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Texreader
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An excellent tween book about the effect of population control on individuals and families. It reminded me of correspondence I had with the late Professor Julian Simon when I was in high school. He had written a masterpiece on the economics of population control (book tagged in comment). Our letters started with a “fan” letter from me. I‘ve read recent studies proving Simon was ahead of his time. An important issue to understand thoroughly.

Texreader Professor Julian Simon‘s book had such an impact on me it was my second “bible” In high school (I was an economics geek) and my copy is in shreds packed with our correspondence. (edited) 5y
theresidentromantic Loved these books, I think Running out of Time was my favorite. Are you doing a reread of the whole series? 5y
JaclynW My son read this entire series last summer. His 5th grade teacher introduced him to the first book just before school let out. I'm glad to see teachers reading great books with their students and inspiring a continued interest in reading (for fun!). 5y
ValerieAndBooks I just took a note of the Julian Simon book — my son might be interested. He‘s a HS junior and fascinated with politics and economics. He‘s thinking of majoring in economics in college but hasn‘t decided for sure yet. 5y
Texreader @theresidentromantic I haven‘t read the series yet. I‘ll probably read them as my son finished them 5y
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Kshakal
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For a while I have been looking for a chapter book to do with my 6th grade boys and this is just the ticket! It hooks readers immediately, has short chapters and moves at a great pace!! I can‘t wait wait to start planning lessons around this book!!

[DELETED] 3803335244 Oh wonderful, definitely going to pick this up! 5y
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Texreader
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Up next. Strongly recommended by my 6th grade son

Elizabeth2 My oldest (now 18.5 years old) was never a reader. He had more than enough skill, just zero interest. The books in this series are the only books he has ever really truly liked and wanted to read. Enjoy! 5y
BookKenz I was able to meet Margaret Peterson Haddox last year! She grew up nearby and always comes back to talk to students of her old high school. 5y
Texreader @Elizabeth2 That‘s wonderful! I‘m glad to hear that. 5y
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Texreader @Kenziejo How cool!!! 5y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Oh I can‘t wait to know what you think! 5y
Texreader @ForeverNerdy I‘ve barely started and it‘s breaking my heart. 😢 5y
Ashley85 I enjoyed this one! 5y
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BookKenz
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I got the chance to listen to Margaret Peterson Haddox today! Such a great time.

britt_brooke Awesome! 5y
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Samantha.K
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Among the Hidden is a SF book that was a Sunshine State Young Reader Book based in the future where you can only have 2 children per household. This book is through the perspective of Luke, the shadow child in his family. He‘s not aloud to go near windows because of the fear that someone might see him. He meets a fellow shadow child named Jen. She wants to rebel at the capitol but she is killed when she gets there along with 39 other shadow

Samantha.K Children. The UDL I would use is 8.3 foster collaboration and community. The ESOL strategy I would use is 32 use student pairs for team learning, especially for reports, experiments, and projects. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.brighthubeducation.com/middle-school-english-le... this link takes you to some teaching ideas and discussions questions. #ucflae3414f17 (edited) 5y
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cheyennewilliams
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In this society, the first two children are legal but after that...children are forbidden. The first book in The Shadow Children series, Among the Hidden is a SF novel about a third child named Luke Garner and his fight for equality, freedom, and simply ...survival. This Sunshine State Young Reader award winner is great for AS, LC, or even IR!#ucflae3414f17

cheyennewilliams https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Among-the-Hidden-vs-Real-Life-Common... This link will take you to a lesson plan for teaching the concept of "illegal" second children in China. It provides a link to a news video clip about a second child in China. It also provides a graphic organizer for students to use to compare and contrast the law in China with the law from the book about third children. (edited) 5y
cheyennewilliams UDL strategy 7.2 optimize relevance, value, and authenticity. By relating the laws in the book to what they learn about the laws in China, students are mentally reinforcing the value and relevance of both. (edited) 5y
cheyennewilliams EL strategy 45: use Venn diagrams to contrast and compare activities. After reading the book and watching the news clip, have students create a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the laws. This can either be in addition to or instead of the provided graphic organizers. (edited) 5y
DeannaT96 Ah!! I️ can‘t wait to read this book!! 5y
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Cataluna49
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Read in elementary school.

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Sanai: "I'm only on page 24. The book is about a kid named Luke who has never been outside. He is the third child forbidden and part of the shadow children who have to be in hiding their whole life. I'm 11 and I like books for older kids - like the Fault in Our Stars, or Paper Towns, or Holding Up the Universe. My brother likes Harry Potter. If I could never go outside again I would be ok because I could read all day."

Bookzombie ❤️ 6y
MarriedtoMrT ❤️ 6y
Cinfhen Love these posts!!! NY readers are the BEST ❤️ 6y
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ElishaLovesBooks
Among the Hidden | Margaret Peterson Haddix

Read this today in order to teach it. Eerily relevant.

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Auntynanny
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I've been meaning to read this for years. It was short, but captivating. I'm excited to read the rest of the series!

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callunakeep
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I enjoyed this very much! I can't find the rest of the series on audio though which is sad because I liked the narrator!

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Tylerapples
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I would give this book 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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Teenta
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This was exciting and suspenseful. I'm intrigued, and I think it's a good pick for the readers we had in mind.

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Teenta
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I'm not sure what kind of junior high librarian has never read this book, 😁 so I intend to remedy that tomorrow because one of our SPED teachers wants to know if it would be a good one for her English class. Any input, teachers?

Daisey I'll be curious to hear what you think since I've never read it either. However, I really like some of her standalone novels. 6y
Peddler410 My students have been reading this since it first came out. I don't know if anyone's taught it though. 6y
Peddler410 For historical fiction, my teachers really like Boy in the Striped Pajamas. 6y
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LibraryLydia My middle school book club really liked this series, it's a good gateway book for all the teen dystopian books they'll be reading soon. 6y
Teenta @Daisey I've actually never read any of her books. I can't believe myself. 😋 6y
Teenta @Peddler410 Most of my readers have already read this before they get to me, but they do like the series. I need something that's on about a 4th grade easing level for this group of sped 8th graders. 6y
Teenta @peddler410 I haven't read Boy in the Striped Pajamas but they might like that. They read Anne Frank in the on-level classes so it's nice when they're in the same ballpark as their friends. 6y
Teenta @LibraryLydia Awesome! I'm always on the lookout for good book club titles. Not sure what we'll be reading next year yet. 6y
LibraryLydia @Teenta They also loved Calvin and Hobbes (of course) Island of the Blue Dolphins (???) and Alcatraz Vs The Evil Librarians 6y
MrsTaffy Aaahhhh!!! I loved that series! I also loved her Missing series. I have kids and teachers who battled over who got to be the first to check out the new books as they came out. 6y
Daisey My personal favorite is Uprising (historical fiction about Triangle Shirtwaist fire) but I've had more luck getting students to read Running Out of Time. 6y
Teenta @Daisey I have a ton of copies of Running Out of Time. I think it must've been a schoolwide read before my time there. I am going to read it soon and see if we can use it for something! I'm not familiar with Uprising...will check it out. 6y
Teenta @MrsTaffy This one was a great start to a series! The Missing is popular with my kids, too. 6y
DogMomIrene I loved this series. I could see using this book as an alternate to The Giver if you needed a less complex text. Haddix puts on a great presentation as well. Saw her at Tucson Festival of Books a few yrs ago. She uses slides, talks about her inspirations, answers questions. Incredibly gracious woman! 6y
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