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First modeling portfolio picture of a Tampa model on Tampa Bay Modeling. All portfolio photographs, unless otherwise noted, by C. A. Passinault, lead photographer for Aurora PhotoArts Tampa Photography and Design, as well as Director of Tampa Bay Modeling. C. A. Passinault is a top photographer, as well as a modeling expert.Second model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Click on the image for an anecdote of the modeling shoot which produced this picture.In this third picture, you can see why the Tampa Bay area is one of the best in the world for modeling portfolio development work. Photograph by Tampa photographer C. A. Passinault.Image four of our online portfolio of another Tampa model. This photograph, if we are not mistaken, was taken on location in the Tampa Bay area. The best modeling portfolio photographs are location shots.This is another great picture. This is the fifth model photograph on Tampa Bay Modeling. Pictures featured in our thumbnail array may not be the same as those of models which are in our featured model section, but often, they are one and the same.Unmatched in any Florida modeling market. The quality of this image is excellent! Photograph by C. A. Passinault, our resident photographer and modeling expert.Another top Tampa model gets their look on. The best models can obtain a wide range of looks, as you can see when you look at other pictures of this model!Is it any wonder why more and more companies and art directors are booking independent models without going through an agency? Proof that you can be a professional model, with a lucrative career, without being dependent upon an agency to find and book modeling jobs!Another awesome photograph of a Tampa model by modeling photographer C. A. Passinault, lead photographer Aurora PhotoArts, and director of Tampa Bay Modeling.For modeling portfolio work in the Tampa Bay area, nothing beats location work. Studio photography is not nearly as cost effective, or appropriate, for modeling portfolio work.Keep in mind that this picture, for a modeling portfolio, was taken by a qualified modeling portfolio photographer, C. A. Passinault, for a specialized, professional market, which is modeling. A wedding photographer or a portrait studio will not be able to give models what they need for an effective modeling portfolio, as you have to know what you are doing!This is the 12th picture in our Tampa Bay Modeling online portfolio. Yet another Tampa model shows a marketable look in their portfolio. The best models are capable of the most looks, and are not locked into a single look!Agency model or independent model? It doesnt matter, anymore, especially in Tampa Bay. Professional models like this one can be booked without going through an agency, saving both the model and the job agency fees.Modeling portfolios need at least six looks, and by looks, we mean different looks. A composite cards needs at least five, on average, with a headshot on the front, and four different looks on the back of the comp card. This Tampa model is demonstrating a marketable look right now, in this photography. Picture by C. A. Passinault.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 4:00 PM - Tampa Modeling Blog entry by C. A. Passinault

Advanced Model To Launch In January 2012

At long last, we are expecting the launch of the Advanced Model online magazine and modeling resource site in January 2012. This has long been delayed for years, and the site will take point out of all of the modeling resource sites in our network, which includes, but is not limited to, Tampa Bay Modeling, Florida Modeling Career, and Independent Modeling.
At first, Advanced Model will be a monthly online modeling magazine, formatted much like my successful Frontier Pop monthly pop culture and entertainment online magazine, although a bit more refined (with improvements learned from lessons from Frontier Pop). Like Frontier Pop, it will also have a “Reader Reaction” section for each issue (probably going to be called “Reader comments”, or “Reader feedback”), and the “readers” will be a mix of both real and made-up characters, using cool avatars and names. One character whom will be a hit, as well as controversial, is our GWC redneck amateur photographer, “Making out with models”, who will be sure to post interesting comments and opinions on each and every issue.
Advanced Model will start out publishing monthly, with different main topics every month and issue titles, like Frontier Pop. It will also have a readers mail bag for each issue, by Tampa Bay model Monica Stevens (a pseudonym for a Tampa Bay modeling professional), whom also headed up the original Independent Modeling mail bag back in 2002, as well as the Tampa Bay Modeling mail bag (we are hoping that French photographer French Fry, who is in Clearwater, will write us every month, too, as his letters are priceless!).
There is an Advanced Model monthly podcast series in development for Advanced Model, too (and Frontier Pop also has its own monthly podcast series in the works), and the Advanced Model podcasts will tie into each relevant issue of Advanced Model, although we cannot currently give an ETA on either of the podcasts. We are expecting both of them to debut sometime in 2012, however, although this estimate is not official, and it is tentative. The Advanced Model podcast series, which will be available as a free download from iTunes, as well as from Advanced Model, will be hosted by myself, with different guest models, photographers, and other industry professionals each month. I am also toying with the idea of a video podcast series, which is definitely in the works now that we will have video tutorials, featuring professional models, on Independent Modeling. Speaking of videos, modeling videos will make up much of the modeling resource site content in the next few years, too, for those who don’t like to read (regular content will also be published, as well as print-alternative content to what is on the videos). Modeling videos and video tutorials will be on Advanced Model, Independent Modeling, Tampa Bay Modeling, and on Florida Modeling Career, as well as on our other sites like Tampa Talent Scams.
Advanced Model will also be a top modeling resource site, as well, and it will tie into, as well as serve as a front-end and lead-in for Independent Modeling, Tampa Bay Modeling, Tampa Bay Talent, and Florida Modeling Career. Advanced Model will, likewise, tie into our Tampa Shootouts and Tampa Workshops sites and events.
We were going to have a lot of creative content, such as the story series featuring an independent model named “Kat” (short for Katherine), on Independent Modeling, and we still are, but the Kat modeling series will be an exclusive of Advanced Model, as well as other creative properties. Kat is an independent model who not only markets her own career and books her own modeling jobs, while putting the agencies in their place, but she also investigates and shuts down modeling scams. She will be our very own model version of Nancy Drew, but using modern technology and advanced modeling concepts in everything that she does. The Kat modeling series, which officially does not have a title and branding, yet, will be set in current times, which means starting in 2012. This is our next-generation modeling story series after our successful two-part modeling serial, Born Beautiful, which was written and published online back in 2004. Born Beautiful, as some of you may recall, is a story about a teen model named Cameron Passi, or Cammy, and while it was popular, there are no plans to continue that series. You can read it by clicking the link above.
Kat is more advanced in her modeling career than Cammy was, she works and exists in the modern modeling industry seven years later, with its more advanced technology and social media, and Kat is much more active in seeking out and taking out modeling scams.
Other creative content, such as the Interactive Tutorials, will be on all of the sites.
Of course, with Advanced Model launching, I’m going to have to take some time to relaunch Independent Modeling, and to get Florida Modeling Career up to speed. I have work to do, for sure, but I’m really excited about Advanced Model, and what it will become in the industry!

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 4:45 PM - Tampa Modeling Blog entry by C. A. Passinault

The New Agenda In Tampa Bay Modeling

Enough is enough! Some of the stupidity and unprofessional mayhem which I have seen in the Tampa modeling industry is going to stop!
(For more, and an interesting anecdote, check out my new article “Standards have dropped in the Tampa modeling industry”).
I’m telling everyone right now that I am so glad that I delayed the full scale roll-out of the modeling job board and resources on Independent Modeling and on Tampa Bay Modeling, as I have developed a ton of new enhancements and tools in just the past few weeks.
This summer is going to be really interesting. What we are going to develop and deploy on the Internet is going to stun the modeling industry, and it will be a rude awakening to those amateur models and photographers out there who are flooding our industry. We are going to impose professional standards upon the market, and the amateurs are either going to be forced to adapt and earn their way into a professional career, or their “careers” will be over. They really have no choice, as I am going to make it for them, and I’m going to have a lot of help from other professionals in the market who are also sick and tired of the B.S.
The new Dreadnought and Athena Class sites will be optimized not just to combat scams, but to fight ignorance and amateur practices in the modeling, acting, talent, photography, and indie film industries. It’s just not scams anymore, but ignorance as a whole that we have to address.
Oh, and I will be going out of my way to help genuine professionals enhance their marketability so that they can take 95% of the jobs away from the idiot amateurs which seem to be everywhere these days.
I’ve been doing a lot of research in the past few weeks, and have been meeting people who claim to be in the modeling industry and other related industries. I have not been impressed. You people are a cancer in the industry, and you need to be removed from the market.
I’ve also been talking to a lot of reputable professionals (which is kind of overstated, as all professionals should be reputable in order to be professional), too, and have heard their complaints and stories. They are as sick of this as I am. Talking to them, I’ve come up with solutions.
Regarding jobs, I’ve been horrified to learn that models and others have been extremely flaky in following through on paid jobs. This absolutely makes no sense. Then again, some of these people, while talented, are amateurs who have not invested in their careers. If there is no investment, you can’t expect them to conduct themselves as a professional.
The new modeling job boards will be enhanced with technology which I have developed up to the minute. When they launch, they will be extremely advanced, and effective. We are going to add new Risk Analysis Features, tutorials, agreements, and other tools which will help not just the models, but ALL parties involved with modeling jobs. We are going to make models accountable for what they do so that THEY don’t scam the modeling jobs!
Some so-called “models” and “photographers” out there are not going to like what I’m going to do, either.
The Risk Analysis System will now have another layer added to it, specifically addressing models and talent who do not have web sites, and who are deemed to be high-risk because they cannot demonstrate that they have properly invested in their careers. The integrity and the credibility of models and talent booking work on their own, without going through agencies, MUST be protected and maintained.
Don’t invest in your career? Well, you are high-risk and likely to flake, and I propose that modeling jobs start taking deposits on bookings. Booked deposits are one way to ensure that a model will follow-through on their commitment. While paying to be considered for any modeling job would be a scam, booked deposits ARE NOT scams because the money put down to secure the booking is returned to the model once the job is done, in addition to their pay. So, models, either get a credit card, or bring cash to go-see’s if you insist on not investing in your career and you try to book work. In addition to pay vouchers, my modeling resource sites will also have new agreements for these deposits.
I’m not going to get drawn into direct conflicts with models, though. The emphasis on Tampa Bay Modeling, Independent Modeling, and my other modeling resource sites will be on helping professional models cut through all of the noise from the amateurs in the industry, and to take the jobs from them (Tampa Bay Photographers will do the same, but will be for professional photographers. I’m glad that I delayed the launch of that site, too, because now it has a refined purpose). We’re going to be positive here!
Also, regarding models being featured on my sites, and models working with me, you better not flake on me. I won’t work with you. I won’t help you. I won’t recommend you or refer you to anyone. I won’t recognize you in the industry. I won’t forget. I’ll also help professional models who are competing with you take work from you.
We are the gatekeepers of the Tampa modeling industry, and some ignorant amateurs out there are about to find out the hard way as they are blocked from working in it, and they are forced to either adapt to the standards in the market, or they quit and spread their mayhem somewhere else.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 8:15 PM - Tampa Modeling Blog entry by C. A. Passinault

Done And Buttoned Up

Almost done here with updating and buttoning up Tampa Bay Modeling. We secured the modeling job board for a while, too, until we are ready to properly push it, which will come with the reboot of Independent Modeling.
Speaking of Independent Modeling, a lot of work is scheduled for this summer, as far as the reboot, but it could be soft rebooted as early as late this spring. As soon as the Eos MediaArts web team builds and deploys a massive network of photography and design marketing and support web site for Aurora PhotoArts, Independent Modeling, Florida Modeling Career, and Advanced Model will be worked on.
Independent Modeling will be heavily working its modeling job board this summer (the modeling agencies will not be happy, either, because we will be going after the modeling jobs which their bookers go after). All of the other modeling resource sites are tied into that job board, too (there are two operating phases set up for the modeling job board, and it will commence once the offline support material is operational, and the web team has time to update the modeling job board on a daily basis). Advanced Model, Tampa Bay Modeling, and Florida Modeling Career will also stimulate content and supporting tools on Independent Modeling, which will be our online foundation, so expect Independent Modeling to be the busiest of the modeling resource sites.
With Tampa Bay Modeling, we have a lot coming up. First, this Tampa modeling blog will be expanded and organized. We will also be adding new interactive tutorials, tutorials, modeling stories, modeling anecdotes, Web Comps, modeling career tools, modeling career paperwork, and tools such as pay vouchers and releases. Expect a brand new Modeling Scam Analysis database, as well, which was developed from the latest modeling scam analysis database originally developed for Florida Modeling Career in late 2008, and derived from the state of the art database on Independent Modeling, also developed from the Florida Modeling Career scam analysis database (the existing one which is on the sites now is from 2002/ 2003, and it is second generation, so a new third generation scam analysis database from 2008 is not old. It takes time to develop it, The new databases will be 2011 work)..
This latest round of work had to be completed before they could start on the new Aurora PhotoArts sites. It’s done, and the Aurora PhotoArts sites are expected to take up much of the next 8 weeks.
So, for now, although we will be doing routine updates, don’t expect a lot until all of these other projects are taken care of.
With that, we’re done for a while.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 8:30 AM - Tampa Modeling Blog entry by C. A. Passinault

Tampa Modeling Blog Post: Lots Of Updates. Secret Plans Revealed!

Another Tampa Bay Modeling Site Code Refresh Due. Web Site Work Schedule Drafted.

We were looking over the thumbnail array code, finding some things that need to be adjusted, and will be refreshing the image files and filepaths in the next day, adding a new file directory. This means that the entire Tampa Bay Modeling site must be refreshed, again, this week (the refreshes are not easy, as it takes a lot of bandwidth, as this site is massive in size). This enhancement was originally developed for the Tampa Bay Film Online Film Festival, and the lessons learned from the development of the process, as applied to Tampa Bay Modeling, will be applied to the new array of Aurora PhotoArts marketing sites, of which there will be 10 (expanded to 16 by next year).
The Aurora PhotoArts Espy Model Testing Program will resume on Sunday, February 27, 2011, with support operations beginning this week. This program is critical for the Model Dominion organization, which will have over 100 models within a year. Because of the resumption of the all-new Espy program at the end of the month, the Aurora PhotoArts marketing site development must go into high gear this week.
Upon wrapping the overhaul of Tampa Bay Modeling today, work will immediately shift to the Aurora PhotoArts sites (which has been in the works since August of last year, addressing an SEO issue going back to 2008). Within two weeks, most of that work will be done, with regular updates to all the sites for the foreseeable future. Once the Aurora PhotoArts sites are up to spec, and some content is added to the Tampa Bay Film sites, work will swing back to the modeling and talent resource sites. Florida Modeling Career will be overhauled and brought up to spec, Independent Modeling will be relaunched, and Advanced Model will finally launch. Once that is done, Tampa Bay Acting will be overhauled, Tampa Bay Talent will be upgraded, Tampa Bay Photographers will launch, and another (secret) Tampa Bay talent site will launch. With that done, which will be sometime in Spring 2011, work will then shift to two big sites. Independent Acting will relaunch (its 2002 original launch date will be retained), infused with the latest Independent Modeling technologies and format, and Independent Talent Resource will finally launch. Independent Talent Resource will replace what was Independent Performer, and it will become the primary online Independent talent site.
The modeling and talent job boards will be emphasized this year, as will career support tools. All of the modeling resource site tools will be driven by Advanced Model, and supported by Independent Modeling. Advanced Model will be the front end, the regional modeling sites will fill the body, and Independent Modeling will be the back end. This means, of course, that Advanced Model will see most of the updates, Independent Modeling will follow, and the regional modeling resource sites, such as Tampa Bay Modeling, will be updated the least. Of the talent resource sites, Tampa Bay Talent will take point for Tampa Bay Modeling, Tampa Bay Acting, Tampa Bay Film, Tampa Bay Photographers, and the other, currently secret, Tampa Bay talent site, and Independent Talent Resource will take point for Independent Acting and Independent Modeling. This network of modeling and talent resource sites will be the most comprehensive in the world, as well as the most advanced.
The Model Dominion, our professional modeling association, will roll out two sites of their own, too. The Model Dominion will work with all of our modeling resource sites, and will operate out of the Tampa Bay modeling market. The Model Dominion will have at least 360 models in its ranks withing 2 ½ years. Most of these models will be under cover (there is a reason for all of these models, but we cannot disclose it).
All modeling and talent job boards, across all sites, will be updated daily. There are two phases planned for that rollout, and the job boards will set the standard for the Florida market by the end of the year.
We have other plans, too, which involve the latest web technologies, but those plans are classified. All of the resource sites will be expanded with new fourth generation Eos MediaArts web site technologies starting next year, and will have expanded capabilities.
Tampa Bay Modeling and the other modeling resource sites should have our new modeling pay vouchers and other new tools online sometime in March 2011, too. These tools will be available free of charge on our web sites.
A new kind of web site design class for modeling and talent resource sites is currently in development by the Eos web team. This new type of resource web site is an advanced 3rd/ 4th generation web spec site class, with the latest technologies designed to defend against scams and to enhance the careers of independent talent. This new web site class will augment the current Raptor Class sites, but will eventually replace them, as it is much more advanced, and effective, than the Raptor Class sites. This new web site class is the Dreadnought Class site. The upcoming Model Dominion sites are rumored to be of this new design class. It is thought that the new Dreadnought Class sites will eventually replace all of the current Raptor and Super Raptor Class sites. (If Tampa Bay Photographers is delayed much longer, it, too, may launch as a Dreadnought Class site. The same goes for the new, secret Tampa Bay talent site. Our talent resource support sites, upon launch, may also launch as Dreadnought Class sites.) The Tampa Bay Film sites are the only sites currently using the Super Raptor, but the scope of the array of sites is now exceeding the eight slot menu on the right; we need a standard web site design which is better in fighting scams than the current Raptor, but which can also replace both the latest Raptor 3 variants of the Raptor Class site as well as the expanded Super Raptor Class site. The Dreadnought Class site will be coded, and designed, from scratch with scam fighting and talent support infused into every part of the design, with lessons learned from the years of use that we’ve had with the Raptor Class sites applied, as well as the format of the latest job boards from Independent Modeling. The Dreadnought Class site will be the standard scam fighting and talent support site for up to a decade, or even longer; and the first of the new sites will be commissioned, and launched, in 2011. The Dreadnought Class will be optimized to fight scams and to wage war online. The layout and design of the Dreadnought Class is said to be similar to the current Pioneer, Athena, and Marquee Classes (with the Marquee an online marketing site design optimized for film festivals, and has yet to launch). The Dreadnought Class site will also use some of the link format used with the new Aurora PhotoArts Venus 3 variants of the Venus Class site, as all sites in the armada must be referenced. Research and development into our online industry battlesites, the Dreadnought Class, continues......
On the subject of new web site design classes, Aurora PhotoArts is currently working on its next generation photography and design services marketing site design class, the Mosaic Class site. This said, the new marketing sites for Aurora PhotoArts, based on the effective current Venus Class marketing site, being brand new Venus 3 variants, will be launched in the coming days, and are slated to be in service until at least 2015. Newer, more advanced Mosaic Class sites will be rolled out before 2015, but the Venus 3's should be effective, and current, front line sites, for several years. The core Aurora PhotoArts marketing sites will be Venus 3's.
Eventi Stage, along with Eventi Events, are tooling up for a series of events, including a massive network of Tampa film festivals (for Tampa Bay Film and Frontier Pop) in 2012, with the rollout of the film festivals complete by 2014. A series of modeling events are also in the works, as well as other types of events, such as Tampa photography events, and even a video game festival. All of the events will tie into Frontier Pop, as well as the most relevant web sites.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 8:00 AM - Tampa Modeling Blog entry by C. A. Passinault

2011 Work On Modeling Resource Sites

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This is my first post on the Tampa Bay Modeling blog for 2011. Although Tampa Bay Modeling has seen plenty of updates in the past year (and that blog post that I made in late 2009 claiming that the Tampa Modeling industry would change in 2010 was off by a year or two), it’s been months since my last post. The reason? Well, sometimes, the html code in web pages is corrupted in Dreamweaver, and it takes forever to pull them up and edit them. Most of the time, it can take forever because a web page is loaded with too much content, but in this case, it was a case of too much content and corrupt code somewhere on the page. So, I didn’t bother to post here until I had the chance to fix it.

Tampa Modeling Blog Reboot
Of course, I fixed it today. I have three or four things going on here on Tampa Bay Modeling at the moment (mostly in preparation to support the reboot/ relaunch of Independent Modeling), so I didn’t have time to completely organize it, but I did take the corrupt index, after waiting 15 minutes for Dreamweaver to bring it up (it was really, really screwed up!), and filed it under the date of the last post.
I then started with a new page, and built a new blog by reverse engineering the original format, and washing the content by transferring it through notepad (code is washed from content by switching copy and paste transfer paths, as notepad cannot handle attached code, and the code is lost once the content is transferred there), and then formatting it from scratch on the fresh page. I had to do the same thing to my Tampa DJ Blog recently, too; I suppose that Dreamweaver corrupts page code when there is too much content on it. By organizing the content like I am supposed to do, anyway, as I write it, I should be able to avoid this in the future, as well as help the search engines properly organize and index my content. So, this blog is now rebooted, and it is functioning well. I’ll organize the rest of the content when I get the chance.

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Modeling Scam War..... Continue?
The war against modeling scams is one of those perpetual wars that I’m waging, mostly online (and perhaps one day in court). It is actually being expanded for 2011, with much of the technology of the latest sites, and the latest upgrades to my talent resource sites, designed to combat, and defend against, modeling scams. For example, my new modeling job boards and resources are designed around the most current scam-fighting technologies, and fight modeling scams in at least five different ways. One of those ways is deterring modeling scams from stealing job leads from the boards (oh, wait until you see the solution that I came up for that! Anyone stealing job leads from my sites and other information will find out, rather quickly, that it will backfire, and they will end up leaving it alone). The modeling job board on Independent Modeling is the core board, and once finalized, there will be versions of it on Tampa Bay Modeling and Florida Modeling Career. There are two ways that come to mind where the boards will directly fight modeling scams, mainly modeling job scams, but I won’t go into that now.
In 2008, I began developing a brand new modeling scam analysis database for Florida Modeling Career (a beta of that technology is currently up on the dormant Florida Modeling Career site, but it will be overhauled with 2011 technology once the site is brought up to speed in the coming months. Florida Modeling Career launched in July of 2008, but some slanderous allegations against me that I had to deal with, as well as the crash of the economy, which directly affected my business interests, sidetracked me, and I had to put the new site on hold until I could get back to it). That new kind of modeling scam analysis database is even more advanced, now, as it has evolved (at the moment, the scam analysis database on Tampa Bay Modeling is extremely outdated, based on the 2003 scam analysis database used on Independent Modeling in 2003. I’ve been busy......). The new modeling scam analysis databases have an expanded definition directory linked to relevant content and scam-fighting tools, and will all feature a scenario based front-end where people can figure out what kind of scam that they are dealing with by matching up their experience with the examples. Another type of scam fighting tool will be the interactive tutorials, which will test models while educating them in interactive scenarios. Also, even the modeling job boards will get into the act, with test posts on the job board testing models, and informing them when they check into the post “If this were a real job post, here is what would have happened to you”, as well as linking to relevant information, tools, and interactive tutorials.
Although our fight against modeling scams is increasing (in ways that I cannot disclose at the moment, due to security reasons), the emphasis on fighting modeling scams on all of my modeling resource sites will decrease. There will be a lot more information geared on helping models with their career, and more positive things. The scam fighting will be more of a background thing, and will shift to support sites which are optimized to hammer modeling and talent scams. It’s more than just scams, too, as a lot of our “fight” will also address high risk modeling work, which is dangerous for models, poor value modeling industry trends, and in taking power away from the agency system and undermining monopolistic practices in the modeling industry.
Tampa Bay Modeling and Independent Modeling are the top modeling resource sites in the world (I know, because I check. I am literally the only one who is spearheading the independent talent movement, which is cool because I will ultimately benefit from the success that will be achieved). For now, I’m going to work on making sure that the sites follow through on their potential.

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Tampa Bay Modeling Web Site Launched 10/18/04. Redeployed as a 3rd Generation Raptor Class site on 01/18/06. Raptor 2 upgrade applied 09/07/07. Upgraded to Raptor 3 variant on 12/16/07.

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