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*Alternative Spring Break AL & TN | Gender, Race and History in the US South (WMGS 387) Birmingham, United States; Memphis, United States; Montgomery, United States; Selma, United States
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*BMBA 509 January 2020 Singapore/Thailand | Global Business Perspectives Bangkok, Thailand; Singapore, Singapore
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*BMBA 509 Spring Break 2020 South Korea | Global Business Perspectives Daejeon, South Korea; Seoul, South Korea
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*CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Seoul, Korea Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: CIEE College Study Abroad Arts + Sciences SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA Browse Program Program Overview Recognized by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul is full of intrigue and inspiration for st udents[...]
*CIEE Sustainability and the Environment in Monteverde, Costa Rica Monteverde, Costa Rica
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: CIEE College Study Abroad Sustainability + the Environment MONTEVERDE, COSTA RICA Browse Program Program Overview Whether you're enchanted by its forests full of orchids, or inspired by its leaders of the global sustainabi lity[...]
*CIEE Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica Monteverde, Costa Rica
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: CIEE College Study Abroad Tropical Ecology + Conservation MONTEVERDE, COSTA RICA Browse Program Program Overview Wake up to the sound of howler monkeys at our unique biological station, on the doorstep of the 57,000-acre Monte verde[...]
*College Year in Athens - Semester and Academic Year Program Athens, Greece
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: CYA Fast Facts Location: Athens, the capital of Greece and a European capital that is both rich in history and a contemporary hub for art, international business and relations, and debate on economic, political, and migration issues. Are as[...]
*GEO: Liberal Arts in London London, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Liberal Arts in London Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities. Each course places an important emphasis on experiential learning, transforming the [...]
*GEO: Liberal Arts in London with Internship London, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Liberal Arts in London with Internship Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities with an emphasis on experiential learning supplemented by [...]
*Gateway - PLU | Chengdu, China: Continuity and Change in an Emerging World Power Chengdu, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Program Highlights Fall or Full Year program Language for all levels, including beginner Study Tours in Tibet, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai Study at Sichuan University On campus living and access to campus activities Internship opt ion Nestled[...]
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*Gateway - PLU | Oaxaca, Mexico: Development, Culture, Natural Sciences and Social Change in Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Fall Description: Program Highlights Fall program Spanish language immersion Social Justice focus with Natural Sciences option Study Tours to Mexico City, Puebla and local areas Host Family Internship option Designed for advanced Spanish language students w ith[...]
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*Gateway - PLU | Oslo, Norway: Peace and Conflict Studies Oslo, Norway
Terms: Fall Description: Program Highlights Fall program Professors active in Peace and Conflict work Courses taken among Norwegian and international students No language requirement Bus pass gives access to city Peace Research Institute of Oslo event Nobel Peace Pr ize[...]
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*Gateway - PLU | Oxford, England: PLU International Honors Program Oxford, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Program Highlights In the IHON-Oxford Program, the student has the opportunity to pursue a highly individualized course of study through the world-renowned Oxford tutorial system, while also exploring place-based learning with PLU faculty member s.[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Trinidad & Tobago: Heritage, Cultural Fusion and Sustainability in the Southern Caribbean Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
Terms: Spring Description: Program Highlights Spring Semester program (early January to mid-May) English-speaking Caribbean nation Multiple Study Tours Flexible university coursework On-site support Internship option Nestled at the end of the southern Caribbean&rs quo;s[...]
*Gateway - PLU | University of Southeastern Norway (Bø & Vestfold campuses): Culture, Business, Kinesiology and Sustainability in Norway Bo, Norway
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: PLU offers students the opportunity to take courses at the Bø or Vestfold campus through the University of Southeastern Norway. Students can only take courses at one of these campuses and must choose a single academic track.  B&oslas h;[...]
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*Gateway - PLU | Windhoek, Namibia: Cultural Immersion for Education and the Natural & Social Sciences Windhoek, Namibia
Terms: Spring Description: Program Highlights PLU faculty member on site to provide instruction and support Housing in new facilities at the University of Namibia Internship/Research option for Natural Sciences Practicum for Education majors in local schools Two major s tudy[...]
*IAU: Aix-en-Provence, France Aix-en-Provence, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Program Focus French language & culture* International Relations & Business Fine Arts Humanities Social Sciences *Students interested in focusing on French Language & Culture should plan to attend in the spring semester Pro gram[...]
*IES Abroad Berlin - Language & Area Studies Berlin, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Berlin - Language & Area Studies Progra m[...]
*IES Abroad Berlin - Metropolitan & Urban Studies Berlin, Germany
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Berlin - Metropolitan & Urban Studies P rogram[...]
*IES Abroad Berlin - Security Studies & International Affairs Berlin, Germany
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Berlin - Security Studies & Internationa l[...]
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*IES Abroad Milan – Music: Voice, Composition & Instrumental Milan, Italy
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Milan - Music: Voice, Composition & Inst rumental Program[...]
*IES Abroad Vienna - Business, Economics & International Relations Vienna, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Vienna - Business, Economics & Internati onal[...]
*IES Abroad Vienna - European Society & Culture Vienna, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Vienna - European Society & Culture Pro gram[...]
*IES Abroad Vienna - Music Vienna, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Vienna - Music Program Overview Home to an [...]
*IES Abroad Vienna - Psychology & Social Sciences Vienna, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: #ies-content body {font-size:100%;} #ies-content h2 {color:#00a2b1; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} #ies-content h4 {color:#f7a11a; text-transform:capitalize; text-decoration:none;} Vienna - Psychology & Social Sciences P rogram[...]
*ILACA | Granada, Spain: Spanish and Liberal Arts in Spain Granada, Spain
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SPRING 2020: SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 Program Focus Spanish language Spanish Culture Internship option Program Highlights Language immersion Host Family Study Tours around Spain Finances The PLU comprehensive fee for [...]
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*J-Term Australia | Aboriginal Australia (HIST 289) C, SO [CANCELED 4-11-19] Blue Mountains, Australia; Grampians, Australia; Melbourne, Australia; Sydney, Australia
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*J-Term Austria, Czech Republic, Germany | Music Centers of the World: In the Footsteps of Giants (MUSI 101) AR or (MUSI 395) AR [CLOSED 4-15-19] Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic; Salzburg, Austria; Vienna, Austria
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic are rich with musical tradition. This one small area of Europe was the central location for many of the finest musicians of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries. This course will exp erience[...]
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*J-Term Czech Republic and Poland | Transition and Trauma: A Study Away Program to Prague and Poland (POLS 387) or (PSYC 387) [CLOSED 5-2-19] Krakow, Poland; Prague, Czech Republic
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*J-Term England and Germany | Adapted Physical Activity (KINS 326) [CLOSED 4-15-19] Bonn, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Leverkusen, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Nuremberg, Germany; Worcester, United Kingdom
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*J-Term England | The Arts in Society: How Museums Make Meaning (ARTD 383) AR or (IHON 260) H2 [CLOSED 4-15-19] Cardiff, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom
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*J-Term Hawai'i | The Religions of East Asia (RELI 132) C, RG [CLOSED 4-11-19] Honolulu, United States; Tacoma, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: East Asia has produced a rich array of cultures, and in the 21st century it has become an important region economically and politically. In this course we explore and experience East Asian religions as they exist in the diver se[...]
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*J-Term Holden Village, Washington | Environmental Philosophy (PHIL 226) PH [CLOSED 9-23-19] Chelan, United States; Holden Village, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: In PHIL 226, students apply ethical theories to determine what we should do in response to environmental issues and dilemmas such as whether animals and ecosystems have rights, what kind of value nature possesses, the proper [...]
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*J-Term Italy | Investigating Environmental and Economic Change in Europe (ECON 215) SO [CLOSED 4-15-19] Florence, Italy; Fontecchio, Italy; Orvieto, Italy; Rome, Italy; Sorrento, Italy
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: The course uses general principles and themes from economics to investigate how humans adjust to economic and environmental changes brought on by commerce, conquest, technological change and natural evennts such as earthquake s[...]
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*J-Term Mexico | Religion and Culture: Religious Diversity in Southern Mexico (RELI 230) A, RG [CLOSED 10-1-19] Mitla, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico; Puebla City, Mexico
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*J-Term Namibia | Comparative Education (EDUC 385) C [CLOSED 4-15-19] Etosha National Park, Namibia; Khorixas, Namibia; Opuwo, Namibia; Otjiwarango, Namibia; Sossusvlei, Namib Desert, Namibia; Windhoek, Namibia
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: In this two-month course, students will student teach for approximately 6 weeks in primary schools located in the Windhoek area and volunteer in a local community organization. All students will learn about the historical aspects [...]
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*J-Term Neah Bay, Washington | Makah Culture Past & Present (ANTH 192) A, SO or ANTH 192 (A, FYEP, SO) or (ANTH 491) [CLOSED 9-23-19] Neah Bay, United States; Tacoma, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: Makah Culture Past and Present examines the archaeology and history of this Native American Tribe and then spends almost 2 weeks on their reservation experiencing contemporary and traditional Makah Culture. Mornings are spent in a [...]
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*J-Term Northern Ireland | Diversity, Conflict and Peace in Northern Ireland (GLST 387) or (SOCI 387) SO [CLOSED 9-5-19] Derry/Londonderry, United Kingdom
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: By applying the core concepts of peacemaking and peacebuilding in a real-world case study, students will learn from personal experiences with people who have "done the work." Political violence remains one of the tw enty-first[...]
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*J-Term Port Townsend, WA | Sound Stories: Literatures of the Pacific Northwest (ENGL 214) LT [CANCELED 10-11-19] Port Townsend, United States; Tacoma, United States
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*J-Term Tacoma | Engaging Christian Ethics in Tacoma (RELI 226) RC [CLOSED 11-1-19] Tacoma, United States
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*J-Term Tobago | Social, Educational & Health Services in Tobago (SOCW 325) C [CLOSED 4-15-19] Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: Through observations, readings, critical reflections, and group debriefing, we explore the meaning of service and community cultural wealth in Tobago, as well as formulating a better understanding of our ethic of meaningful service .[...]
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*J-Term Trinidad | Music of Trinidad Carnival (MUSI 120) AR, C or (MUSI 491) [CLOSED 4-15-19] Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: Students in this J-Term course will spend time visiting rehearsals of steelbands, talking to both teachers and performers of calypso, and meeting with other community leaders involved with the transmission and perpetuation of music ,[...]
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*J-Term Uruguay | Intensive Spanish and Culture in Uruguay (HISP 201) C or (HISP 202) C or (HISP 301) C or (HISP 403) C [CLOSED 9-20-19] Cabo Polonio, Uruguay; Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay; Montevideo, Uruguay; Punta del Diablo, Uruguay; Rocha, Uruguay
Terms: J-Term Description: Program Overview: Students will be immersed in Spanish language and culture through daily 4.5 hour Spanish classes taught by local language professionals and also through a homestay with a local family. In addition, students will explore culture and [...]
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*PLU Global Scholar Award
Terms: Fall, J-Term, Spring, Spring Break
Description:   Financial Need-Based Funding for PLU Study Away The Global Scholar Award helps students with documented financial need make study away possible. For PLU Semester study away programs, students may receive up to $2,500 to be used [...]
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*PLU Map Your Future Scholarship
Terms: Academic Year
Description: PLU MAP YOUR FUTURE: A STUDY AWAY SCHOLARSHIP FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS WITH 30 OR FEWER TRANSFER CREDITS   To attract and encourage globally oriented students to participate in a transformative study away experience, PLU offers first-year s tudents[...]
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*PLU Peace Scholars Program Oslo, Norway
Terms: Summer Description: PLU PEACE SCHOLARS   The Peace Scholars Program was established in 2011 as an annual program designed to deepen students’ understanding of the central issues and theories regarding peacebuilding, conflict and war. Two students from e ach[...]
*SIT Study Abroad India: Public Health, Gender, and Community Action Bangkok, Thailand; Delhi, India
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: India: Public Health, Gender, and Community Action Examine Explore the links between public health, gender, and community action in India and Thailand. Program Highlights Study in New Delhi, India’s central hub for policymakers and [...]
*SIT Study Abroad India: Sustainable Development and Social Change Jaipur, India
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: India: Sustainable Development and Social Change Examine India’s socioeconomic development trends and how rethinking development is gaining urgency for shaping sustainable social change.. Program Highlights Live and study in Jaipur, a n[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Indonesia: Arts, Religion, and Social Change Bedulu, Indonesia
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Indonesia: Arts, Religion, and Social Change Examine the important roles played by Indonesia’s arts and six officially recognized religions in shaping sociocultural discourses in Bali and Java. Program Highlights Live and study in Tab anan[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Mongolia: Geopolitics and the Environment Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Mongolia:Nomadism, Geopolitics, and the Environment Examine Mongolia's search for balance between environmental conservation and natural resource development. Program Highlights Live in a ger with a nomadic herding family on the steppes of M ongolia. Experience[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media Major Topics of Study Identifying original stories, determining newsworthiness and developing techniques for executing an original, well-researched feature of interest to a [...]
*SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Migration and Transnational Identity Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rabat, Morocco
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Migration and Transnational Identity Major Topics of Study The experiences of sub-Saharan African asylum seekers and Syrian refugees and related issues of human rights The impact of remittances on rural communitie s[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights Rabat, Morocco
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights Major Topics of Study The interplay between authoritarianism and human rights Tensions between secular and religious approaches to individual freedoms Liberal reforms (proposed a nd[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Development and Social Change Kathmandu, Nepal
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Nepal: Development and Social Change Witness the challenges Nepal faces in balancing tradition and progress and negotiating economic, political, and social change during a dynamic period in its history. Program Highlights Visit Chitwan National [...]
*SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples Dharamsala, India; Kathmandu, Nepal
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples Major Topics of Study Varieties of beliefs and practices amongst different groups of Himalayan people The politics inherent in processes of everyday life in an exile community Aspects [...]
*SIT Study Abroad Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding Gulu, Uganda; Kigali, Rwanda
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: SIT Study Abroad Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding Major Topics of Study The origins of conflict, ethnicity, and genocidal outbreak in Rwanda The institutional and collective strategies of remembrance or forgetting, and s trategies[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans Belgrade, Serbia
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans Examine peacebuilding, post-conflict transformation, and the impact of international intervention on state building, human rights, and transitional justice in the Balkans. Prog ram[...]
*SIT Study Abroad Vietnam: Culture, Social Change, and Development Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Vietnam: Culture, Social Change, and Development Examine economic and social development in the cultural context of Vietnam, one of Asia's most dynamic and rapidly changing countries Program Highlights Live and study in Ho Chi Minh City. See[...]
*Spring Break GEOS 401 Field Trip Moab, United States
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*University of Aberdeen, Scotland Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: PLU students may attend the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland through this Direct Enrollment program. Many subjects are available to choose from. From Aberdeen's Study Abroad page: Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen [...]
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*University of Tasmania Hobart, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Tasmania is Australia's most southern, and only island state - and arguably its most beautiful. It is separated from mainland Australia by a stretch of water called the Bass Strait, and is only a one hour flight from Melbourne. It has many sp ecies[...]
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*Victoria University of Wellington Wellington, New Zealand
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: PLU students may attend Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand through this Direct Enrollment program. Many subjects are available to choose from. From Victoria University's Study Abroad page: "At the other e nd[...]
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Wang Center Research Grants - Faculty Tacoma, United States
Terms: Wang Research Grants Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]
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Wang Center Research Grants - Student-Faculty Tacoma, United States
Terms: Wang Research Grants Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]
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Wang Center Research Grants - Students Tacoma, United States
Terms: Wang Research Grants Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]
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