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NAASCA Co-Host Testimony

Januaray 2020 Stop Child Abuse NOW Talk Show Newsletter. Scroll down half way to read the questions asked & her testimony.

Tatnuck Bookseller Meet & Greet

Saturday, Januaray 11 & Sunday, Januaray 13, 2020 from 11:30-4:30 pm Barbara will be at Tatnuck Bookseller to sign her books. Location is: Tatnuck Bookseller - Westborough Shopping Center - Rt. 9 & Lyman St. Westborough, Ma. 01581

Stop Child Abuse Now Talk Showwith Bill Murray -

Barbara Joy Hansen's Confirmed Booking -February 13, 2019 - 8 pm EST, 7pm CEN, 6pm MTN & 5pm PAC. Interview is 1 1/2 hours.
Archive go to, Click Current Schedule, Scroll to 2/13/19/Barbara Joy Hansen & Clik on Link in 1st column & show will play!

In Good Health - Mohawk Valley's Healthcare Newspaper - Monday, Feb. 5, 2018
Breaking News Feature Story - Predators on the Prowl, child sexual offenders leave long lasting scars.
by Marie Kouthoofd, Editor, Lou Sorendo
185 East Seneca St.
Oswego, N.Y. 13126
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Say It Forward Campaign: International Author Incest Survivor Breaks Generational Curse! Tues. Jan. 30, 2018

RAINN Facebook Sept. 18, 2017

What I Was Wearing Campaign Twitter@bobbiejoyhanse1 or https://www.facebookBarbaraJoyHansen

I Will Survive    On-line    05/10/2017

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Davao Christian Bible Channel of Life TV LIVE   Sunday 03/26/2017 at 9 AM

With Host Pastor Bobby Abrina, inviting Barbara to give her testimony to women with her sermon, "Violence in the First Family: the Fall, Shame, Blame & Redemption" to an audience of about 100 people.

Shrine Hills Matina,  Davao City, 8000 Philippines

Davao Christian Bible Channel of Life TV LIVE    Sun 03/26/2017 at 3 PM

Interview with Barbara & Bernice by Host: Amara P. Abrina, Head of Philippine Youth Violence, Trafficking & Prevention, hired by Philippine President Dutarte.
Shrine Hills Matina,  Davao City, 8000 Philippines

RAINN Speakers Bureau Nov. 2018 Newsletter
Congratulates Survivor Barbara Joy Hansen, member of surviving child sexual abuse. SPOTLIGHT on YouTube CBN Asia The 700 Club.

Barner Christian Academy    Davao City, The Philippines    February 2017
Barbara & her Book Promoter, Humanitarian Aid Workers, were invited by Rev. Paul Barner & his wife, Elvie, (who are Philippines Church Planters with Christian Aid Missions) for speaking opportunities in schools, churches, orphanages, Father's Safe House, mens & womens prisons & street ministry with drug addicts & survivors of domestic violence. Barb was able to train survivors using her Beauty Out of Ashes Support Group face their painful past during their two month mission. Barb's husband, Wayne was utilized for 'hand's on' work in his field as an electrical engineer. Rev. Barner took Bernice & Barbara into the mountains, jungles, and orphanage. Children & teenagers who escaped from from sex trafficking & violence, listened to Barbara & Bernices story. The sex trade industry is one of the largest criminal activities in the world bound by deceit, lies & violence.

Contact: PO Box 82,224, 8000 Davao City,Philippines
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Tatnuck Bookseller - Westborough Shopping Center - Rt. 9 & Lyman St. Westborough, Ma. 01581    
December 12, 2016 - Author Booksigning &  Meet & Greet

Tatnuck Bookseller - Westborough Shopping Center - Rt. 9 & Lyman St. Westborough, Ma. 01581
December 3 & 4, 2016 - Author Booksigning and Meet & Greet 2-day Event

Dr Oz Show - The date to be aired is "To Be Decided" by Fox TV

Megyn Kelly Speaks Out: Trump, Sexual Harassment & Fighting for Women. I was on the Dr Oz Show which was taped on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 with 19 other survivors in New York City along with Dr. Robin Smith, consulted by Oprah. I am a survivor of sexual abuse & sexual assault/harassment & was invited to be on the show with my Book Promoter & Survivor, Bernice McNeaney.  It was an amazing experience meeting Dr Oz personally & having our photograph taken. He was very sincere, genuine, compassionate & warm towards all of the survivors on his show. A small part of my show airs along with Megyn Kelly's interview along with other assault survivors. To watch in your area, Google Then add your zip code for time. Please watch this very poignant interview & SHARE with all your friends!

The Prison Show LIVE - Producer David Collingsworth - 90.1 FM KPFT Houston, Texas
August 12, 2016  at 9 p.m. Central Time/ 10 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Prison Show Gang will use the first hour to interview Barbara which will go 'inside the wall for inmates to hear how she faced her painful past & the many trauma's she went through including incest, clergy sex abuse, rape, infidelity, infertility, post partum depression & other losses she couldn't face for over 38 years. The second hour will feature shout-outs from family & friends in the free world to their loved ones behind bars.

Please tune in to Friday Aug. 12 on 90.1 Houston, Texas 9 Central Time or 10-12 Eastern Time to hear her riveting interview & the response from the inmate families & friends. Call in number is: (713) 526-5738 or studio line (713) 526-4000.

Use this link to hear Barb's interview:

Greater Framingham Community Church - 44 Franklin St. Framingham, Ma. 01702 

October 25, 2016 - - Author Booksigning Imediately following the morning worship service.

Tatnuck Bookseller - Westborough Shopping Center - Rt. 9 & Lyman St. Westborough, Ma. 01581

October 10 & 11, 2016 - Author Booksigning and Meet & Greet 2-day Event

All Nations Church of God in Christ  531 Fairmount St. Woonsocket, RI 02895  October 22, 2016 At 2:00 p.m

Barbara was invited to share her story of restoration with mom's & teen's after they their make up & their nails done. Bernice will be sharing how she met Barbara, how she was freed from an addictive livestyle through Beauty Out of Ashes Support Group & how they've been called into ministry with broken survivors. The community is invited to hear how God set them free & moved them into full time Christian service. Prayer & Book Signing afterward.Contact: Kathy Jackson, Women's Ministry Leader

Dropping Keys Website - No Child Should Ever Be Sexually Assaulted!
March 21, 2016 Article published by Author & Survivor, Barbara Joy Hansen who has risen above abuse to give hope to other's with broken wings with support & healing.
For more information:

Start by Believing Campaign
Dec 17, 2015 A survivor must take many steps on the road to justice & healing. Each step is a link in the chain of support but like any chain, one weak link can compromise the strength of a survivor.
To read Barbara's story, go to the "All Submissions" box on the right hand side, and use the arrows at the bottom to scroll to the date December 17, 2015.
Start By Believing Campaign

Wells Fargo - Untold Stories
November 5, 2015 Assault Survivor Breaks Chains! Secrets hold you hostage to years of abuse. Telling your story sets you free!

Wells Fargo - Untold Stories

Gotta Make Lemonade!

Oct 18, 2015 From Sexual Abuse To Forgiveness        

Gotta Make Lemonade

Tatnuck Bookseller - Westbourough Shopping Center    Route 9 & Lyman Street No.18, Westbourough, MA

Thursday, 05/28/2015 6:30 PM  Literary Arts Event, Barbara Hansen - Featured Author, Filmed by Westbourough Cable TV Broadcast
Contact: (508) 366-4959
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LeTourneau University
 April 14 & 15 2015 - Longview, Texas. Barbara shared her story with Psychology students and Assistant Professor Eric David Arguello MA MEd PsyD For more information: & October 16-17, 2003 - Longview, Texas, Testimony-Women's Residents Human Growth & Development Psychology Class, Faculty & Staff & Bookstore book signing/individual counselling

Be My Guest    Church Street, Upton, Mass    

Thursday, 03/12/2015 1:30 PM  Upton Community TV. Barbara was interviewed.
Contact: Jan Lewis - Host (508) 529-4436
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Barnes & Noble Meet & Greet
 On Saturday March 7th 2015 at The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley, Millbury, Mass. Barbara had a book signing and was available to answer questions.Contact: www.barnesandnoble.comFor more information: (508) 865-2801.On Friday & Saturday, December 5th & 6th 2014, at the Lincoln Plaza, Worcester, Mass. Barbara had a book signing, and was available to answer questions.On Friday & Saturday, October 10th & 11th 2014, at Shopper's World, Framingham, Mass. Barbara had a book signing and was available to answer questions.

Tatnuck Bookseller - Westbourough, Mass.
 Tatnuck Bookseller - Westbourough Shopping Center, Route 9 & Lyman Street No.18, Westbourough, MA On February 6th and 7th 2015, Barbara was present to meet the author and sign her books.Contact: www.tatnuck.comFor more information: (508) 366-4959

Tell the World Project - Speaking Out Against Sexual Assault

Aug 14, 2015 Speak Out Against Sexual Assault with Rob Hustle. Coming Soon a collaboration with other survivors including Barbara Joy Hansen who's husband filmed her at Milford Cable TV with rapper & professional music recording artist. In addition, this project music video will be available on YouTube, ITunes, Amazon & Google Play.
All proceeds will go to charity. Thank you, Rob for asking me to perform for this very important project.

Barnes & Noble Round Table
 On Thursday October 9th 2014 at the Bellingham Plaza, Bellingham, Mass. Barbara participated in a "Round Table Discussion" about her book with four other authors.

Gotta Make Lemonade - Saturday, November 14, 2015

Positivity in the Face of Adversity
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MetroWest Daily News - Author Sheds Light on Abuse for Sexual Assault Month.
April 24, 2014 Using a Power Point Presentation at Natick Labs with the US Military.

MetroWest Daily News

Natick Soldier Systems Center
 April 23, 2014 Barbara shared her powerful story of hope & forgiveness with soldiers, civilians & staff using her Power Point Presentation titled, "Rescuing the Prisoner When the Prisoner is You!"

Project Hope And Healing
 On Saturday October 26th 2013 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Barbara & Bernice shared their stories of hope and healing, along with four other survivors of childhood abuse. Please join us in stopping child sexual abuse?

Rockpile Bookstore - San Diego, California
 On September 15, 2013, Barbara signed her book in this church of 16 thousand at five services - 8AM, 10AM, 12 Noon, 5PM, and 7PM.The Rock Church is located at 2277 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, California 92106

I Will Stand 4 You - San Diego, California
 September 9, 2013 Barbara & Bernice wereinvited to speak at this Sexual Abuse Support Group by the facilitator, Diane CarilloVisit The Rock Church is located at 2277 Rosecrans Street San Diego, California

18th International Conference on Violence
 On September 7, 2013, Barbara & her Book Promoter, Bernice were honored at a reception. Their Poster Presentaion on September 8th was titled, "Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: No Tolerance for Abuse." Poster abstract is: Abusive men are often survivors of abuse themselves. Signs can range from emotional, verbal, psychological, physical, financial, spiritual, and sexual abuse. Barbara and Bernice offer training and hope to survivors for victim and abuser after overcoming generational curses that kept their voices silent for decades. They won the Poster Presentation out of 42 Presenters & at the closing banquet received an award. They will be promoting awareness with their advocacy work as well as Barbara's book, Listen to the Cry of the Child at their Exhibitor's Booth. for more information.

Eagle Rare Life Award - Courage led to Freedom!
August 23, 2013 Copy and past this link to view Barbara's Eagle Rare Life Award Page & Story.

God Answers Prayer - TV Interview with Barbara Hansen & Bernice McNeaney
Published on Aug 22, 2013 - With Linda Cobb

Crossroads Community Church - Celebrate Recovery

July 8, 2013 Barbara Joy Hansen Shares Story of hope in Framingham, MA.

Crossroads Community Church

Survivorship Webinar - June 1, 2013
 Barbara was invited by the Board of Director's of to give her 90 minute Power Point Presentation titled "How Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Trauma Can Avoid Becoming Enablers?". This presentation was professional, clearly organized, very informative & well researched. It included slides & drawings of the author's life story which reinforced her message. Barbara handled questions at the end of the seminar and the Survivorship Board of Directors wrote rave reviews telling her that "our organization would highly recommend her presentation to other organizations.For more information:

Grant's Women's Prison - Grant's, New Mexico
 May 25, 2013. Prison chaplain Paul Lavato from Legacy Church, asked Barbara & Bernice to speak to two groups of inmates in chapel. Barbara gave an alter call at the end & most inmates prayed to receive Jesus as Savior.Contact: Legacy Church - Grant's, New Mexico

Joy Junction Homeless Shelter - Albuquerque, New Mexico
 May 23, 2013 Barbara & Bernice had a tour of Joy Junction, met the staff & gave their testimonies on Thursday for an hour. On Friday May 24th, gave their 90 minute Power Point Presentation on Co-dependancy as well as served lunch to over 150 families.Contact: 4500 2nd St., S.W. Albuquerque, New MexicoFor more information:

Women's Recovery Academy - Albuquerque, New Mexico
 May 18, 2013 Barbara & Bernice joined Ann Edenfield & the Wing's volunteers along with 170 family members & women coming out of the courts, prison, and on parole or probation for a Wing's Party. The women helped the volunteers make make sub sandwiches for lunch. They listened to our testimonies and enjoyed the day outside as everyone acted out Noah's Ark Bible story complete with costumes.

5th National Prisoner’s Family Conference
 Barb was a presenter at this 5th Annual National conference, and was available for ministry and book signing held on February 19, 2013. The conference was held at the Hilton Southwest Hotel in Houston, Texas.

Wing's Prison Party - Houston, Texas
 Saturday, 02/23/2013 Volunteers interacted with the inmates and their families by: Playing games, Helping with crafts, Singing, Acting out a Bible story, and treating everyone as a child of God. Pizza was also be served. Stringfellow Unit, TDCJ Men's Prison.

17th International Conference on Violence, Abuse & Trauma - San Diego, California
 September 8, 2012 Barbara & her Book Promoter, Bernice presented a Poster Session titled, "Exploring the Complexities of Domestic Violence& Co-Dependancy". Barbara will be featured with other presenters. The Poster Abstract is: Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Trauma often become enablers because of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Barbara's personal, vulnerable journey resulted in poor choices she made but helped her understand the "why's" of her experiences as she climbed outof the pit of shame. Barbara promoteed her book at her Exhibitor's Booth. Barbara & Bernice won the Poster Presentation out of 42 Presenters & 1,500 votes!Contact:

Wings Prison Party - Albuquerque, New Mexico
 Volunteers interacted with the prisoners and their families by: Playing games, Helping with crafts, Singing, Acting out a Bible story, and treating everyone as a child of God. Pizza was also be served. February 25, 2012.

4th Annual National Prisoner's Family Conference - Albuquerque, New Mexico
 In this workshop, addressed her personal journey and her codependancy addiction involving a heroin addict. Survivors of domestic and sexual violence often become enablers when boundaries are not clear. This insane behavior sets us up for shame, as destroyed human beings who have no idea who we are, and sets the stage of a play we do not want to participate in. February 22, 2012. For more information:

Milford Daily & Metro West Daily News
 January 15, 2012 'Sharing Her Cry'Barbara's interview with Julia Spitz admits her co-dependancy with a male heroin drug addict & that she was a 'rescuer'. To read Barbara's story, click or past the link.

Milford Daily News

Prision Fellowship Newspaper
 Barbara's story "Surviving A Secret Shame" was offered to inmates on Saturday 10/01/2011 in Correctional Institutions world wide. Barbara was interviewed by Alyson Quinn about sexual abuse "inside the wall" and how to heal. Chaplains can obtain free copies by contacting Alyson by phone at (703) 554-8598 or email: Provide your name, name of the correctional institution, and address. Specify the number of copies you would like, up to 1,500 copies per institution.Contact: Alyson Quinn Additional Information:

Emerging From The Shadows - May 2011
 Barb was invited to share her story at the Fifth International PASCH conference, sponsored by Peace And Safety In The Christian Home. The conference theme was Loving, Reflecting, and Pursuing Justice Together, to address domestic violence and abuse in Christian homes and the church. The conference was held at Columbia Bible College - Abbotsford, British Columbia Canada.

COPE - South Central Conference - April 2011
 Barb & her book promoter, Bernice represented "His Mission" at the COPE conference, Miracle Place Church - Baker, Louisiana. At the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La, they heard inmate speakers, panel discussions & bands and have a prison tour & cell to cell ministry. On Saturday. they returned to Angola Prison for a Rodeo put on by the inmates & to visit the Angola Museum.

Massachusetts Chaplains Luncheon
 Thursday February 10, 2011. Barb shared about her ministry with victims and sex offenders at the Greater Grace Christian Fellowship in Marlboro, Massachusetts. This was organized by Chaplain Orlando Jardin, who serves at Bridgewater State Prison.

COPE - UK Scotland - June 2010
 Barb presented a workshop at this Coalition Of Prison Evangelists Conference. The format was Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuses. Her testimony "Setting The Captives Free" is her own story of healing from 38 years of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This led to Barb facilitating faith-based support groups for victims of sexual abuse and in-prison ministry for sex offenders, and offers insight from the perspective of the victim. Additionally a domestic violence skit was presented.

COPE - Northeast Regional Conference - May 2010
 Barbara's ministry to the brokenhearted in mind, body, and soul, was presented at this conference. The conference was held at the Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church at 8445 Greiner Road in Willaimsville, New York.

Second Annual - National Prisoner's Family Conf
 On Friday February 26, 2010, Barb presented at a workshop. The format was Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuses. Her testimony "Setting The Captives Free" is her own story of healing from 38 years of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This led to Barb facilitating faith-based support groups for victims of sexual abuse and in-prison ministry for sex offenders, and offers insight from the perspective of the victim. Additionally a domestic violence skit was presented. A list of workshop presenters can be found on this website link: Look at the "Presenters & Special Features" at lower left, and Click underneath for Conference Listings of Workshops.

The Prisoner's Family Conference
 On Friday Feb. 27th 2009. A First-ever joint presentation from a victim and a perpetrator of sexual abuse provided a unique perspective for those serving the Prisoner's Family. The presenters uniquely reminded us of why we are serving families of prisoners.Barbara JOY Hansen has obtained victory over sexual abuse. She provides a radical testimony of having been healed set free after suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for 38 years. A nationally recognized speaker and published author, she facilitates "Beauty Out of Ashes" support groups for victims of sexual abuse. Barbara speaks straight from her heart after forgiving the pastor who abused her as a pre-teenager. She has been interviewed on Focus on the Family and has had many radio and newspaper interviews.Bob Van Domelen, Director of Broken Yoke Ministries, himself a convicted sex offender has been serving God in ministry to other sex offenders for almost 20 years. He is a published author and nationally recognized speaker and has appeared on numerous popular Christian television and radio programs. He was appointed by former Gov. Tommy Thompson to serve on the Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board.

Bridgewater State Prison
 Chaplain Orlando Jardim invited Barbara to preach in Chapel to sex offenders. Her sermon, was based on 2 Samuel Chapter 9 "Carried to the Table", a message of hope and deliverence. This took place on September 14, 2008.

COPE Northeast Regional Conference New London, CT
 Thursday 05/01/2008 7:00 PM Barbara gave her testimony in New London Connecticut, at the Coalition of Prison Evangelists and was present during the conference with her books & ministry. COPE has added her book & Beauty Out of Ashes to their Online bookstore at

Mass. Dept Of Social Services Whitinsville, Mass
 Friday, 04/02/2008 10:00 AM Barbara was invited to share her story with 80 staff members of D.S.S.

Prison Living Magazine
 Published in Phoenix, Arizona March 1, 2008 WOUNDS that heal: Beyond Betrayal, Barb's testimony at

HUGS (Help Us Get Safe) Support group
 Presentation to HUGS domestic violence group on Wednesday February 20, 2008. Group composed of HUGS, Foxboro Police Dept, and local schools.

WCLY AM 1550 Live Radio
 "Serving The Total Man" Radio Program With Shiela Wilson. Raleigh, North Carolina. Friday February 14, 2008.

The Good News Today Newspaper
 Barbara was interviewed by Ralph Davis on Saturday December 15, 2007. who is a reporter for The Good News Today Newspaper. Her article “Shattering the Silence” appeared in the January 2008 edition. Read online at and click on Jan.

Planting Seeds, Growing Families
 Adoption/Foster Care Conference at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, Salem, New Hampshire on November 3, 2007. Barbara was a Key Note Speaker, an adopted mother and workshop presenter at this Conference.

Laboring Together To End Violence
 A domestic violence conference in Oakland, California on October 26 & 27, 2007. Barbara was a featured speaker and gave her testimony of sexual abuse healing. Barb was available for counseling and signing her book.

C&MA General Council - Orlando, Florida
 Christian & Missionary Alliance General Council meetings. Barb's book was at the book store area of these meetings May 22 to 26, 2007.

International Christian Retailers Show, Denver, Co
 July 8-12, 2006 International Christian Retailers Show (ICRS), Denver, Colorada. - Sign Books & Network.

New England O.D.S. Adoption Conference
 April 8, 2006 33rd New England O.D.S. Adoption Conference, Bellingham High School, Bellingham, Massachusetts. Sign Books.

PASCH Conference - Gordon Conwell Seminary
 PASCH - Creating Peace And Safety In The Christian Home - Barb's books were available at this second conference of the PASCH organization on April 20 to 22, 2006. Visit their website at www.peaceand

W.V.N.H. Radio Interview - 91.1 FM
 May 3, 2006 W.V.N.H. 91.1 FM. Moody Broadcast Radio Interview with Barb by Al LaMorey, Prison Chaplain.

Boston Globe Newspaper Article
 January 15, 2006 Boston Globe Newspaper Article - "Writing and Talking to Heal Scars of Abuse"

Beyond Abuse Conference - PASCH Organization
 St. Andrews Presbyterian Church - Newport Beach, Calif. - Creating Peace And Safety In The Christian Home - Barb was one of 40 presenters, and spoke on Friday February 25, 2005 during a session titled "Victims Tell Their Stories". An estimated 200 people attended this first conference of the PASCH organization. Visit their website at www.peaceand

Jump Start Radio Interview
 Sunday December 19, 2004. Barb was a guest on a weekly radio program called "Jumpstart". The host is Marcus Brown, Pd.D., and the station (WJMJ) is located at St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station is owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut.

Interview - Talk Net Radio
 Sunday June 3, 2004. Barb had a live interview on TalkNet Radio. Host is Kevin Wayne Johnson -

31st Annual New England Adoption Conference
 May 8, 2004 Milford, Massachusetts. Barb lead a workshop titled "Sexual Abuse, Infertility & Adoption". This hour long workshop provided a sharing of experiences and an explanation of the connections between sexual abuse, infertility and adoption. She also shared her personal and painful journey of infertility because of sexual abuse, to the exhilaration of adopting a child and then conceiving. The author is an adoptive mother and support group leader for sexual abuse survivors.

WEZE Radio AM 590
 January 13, 2004 WEZE Radio 590AM, "Hot Spots", Nicole Pennio Producer, Quincy, MA. Interview

WMRC Radio AM 1490
 November 10-14 2003 WMRC Radio, Ed Thompson, Milford MA "Conversations" 5 taped Interviews

Focus on the Family - Weekend Magazine
 July 15, 2003 Focus on the Family Weekend Magazine Audio Parenting taped interviews with Producer Dianna Williams, Orlando, Florida C.B.A.

WBZ Radio Spots AM 1030
 November 21, 2003 WBZ Radio Spots (live), Jordan Rich Talk Show, Boston, Massachusetts, Interview

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