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Party of One

Party of One

On 5/22 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: “Party of One” offers us, the Church that our Savior loves and purchased, a much needed conversation about singleness. A book on singleness can cover an array of topics, which this book touches on a lot of them. While I disagreed with Joy Beth on many fronts, I respected her vulnerability. She warns ... It's not the book for me...

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Jesus Calling Adult Coloring Book: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering

Jesus Calling Adult Coloring Book: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering

On 4/25 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: In Jesus Calling: Creative Coloring and Hand Lettering, we are truly able to experience His peace and presence in a whole new way. If coloring is one of your favorite things, this is for you! In this unique coloring book, we are able to enjoy heavy stock, well assembled coloring pages. There are more ... LOVE IT

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NIV Journal the Word Bible for Teens

NIV Journal the Word Bible for Teens

On 2/12 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Initially, I was surprised by the Bible journal. I didn’t know what to expect, because I have never owned or seen a journal styled Bible in person. The Highlights – - Its Cover: The cover alone will be very inviting to women young and old. - Each page offers a journal space to jot down notes. - ... RECOMMEND!

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The NIV Color Code Bible

The NIV Color Code Bible

On 11/29 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: If you are looking for a new Bible, I have one to share with you all. If I was searching for a new Bible, this is the one I would want. As a highlighting girl, this Bible is perfect! The NIV Color Code Bible is designed to be a children’s Bible, but would be extremely beneficial for anyone. Honestly, ... YES!! YES!!

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NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

On 7/15 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: My friends, the greatest gift we can give to our kids is – the Word of God. As we sit and share our hearts for Jesus, we are giving them a special gift. Let’s present Jesus to them through our words and a Bible of their very own. Something that will help them learn about our great God and His love ... Such a Blessing!!

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5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

On 6/25 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I want to share with you all a wonderful devotional that will fit into any type of schedule you could possibly have. As a person with chronic illnesses, this devotional, 5 Minutes with Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul, is perfect for my life. It fits in with whatever kind of day I am having. This is a ... Great Devotion for ANYONE!!!

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Zip It

Zip It

On 4/29 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Karen Ehman is a woman with a gift for writing and sharing the Bible with her readers. She recently came out with a new book. The book, Zip It, is a follow-up to Karen Ehman's Keep It Shut book. An eight week Bible study, Zip It is designed to teach us how we can most honor God with our words. We ... LOVE This Book!!

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The Privilege of Worship

The Privilege of Worship

On 2/17 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: In "The Privilege of Worship," Stewart Holloway addresses worship in a new vibrant way. We all know the "worship wars" that can happen within our churches and relationships. We spend far more time arguing or sharing our puffed-up opinion about how we want to worship, than we do simply worshiping. And ... Much Needed Book!!

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Fearless

Fearless

On 11/21 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: In her book, Fearless, Jo Ann Maxwell shares her faith in Jesus Christ and how she is learning to cope with MS. While MS is a roller coaster none of us want to try and ride, she shares her journey of the crazy ride – which offers honest God-sized hope to any sufferer of chronic illness or pain. I am ... LOVE This Book!!

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Jesus Always

Jesus Always

On 10/29 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Friends, I have two wonderfully uplifting books to share with you the next few days. Both of these books are encouraging my spirit, and we all need more encouragement going on in our spirits. Today, I have a bonus book review for you. Usually, I wait a few days before releasing the next review I have ... Wonderful Devotional!

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Uninvited

Uninvited

On 9/21 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I absolutely love this book! It is such an easy read, engaging as she shares her own experiences, and I can tell you this - you will not want to stop reading it. I have had a hard time putting the book down. There is just so much in this book, that God is using to speak to me about where I have been ... Timely Book!!!

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The Longing in Me

The Longing in Me

On 8/15 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: One of my favorite authors and teachers is Sheila Walsh. She is one who follows after God’s heart, even bringing “the stuff” life has handed her. “The Longing in Me” is absolutely no exception. About Sheila Sheila is a woman who loves Jesus, teaches well, and pours her heart out in her writings. About ... LOVE LOVE LOVE

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Under the Sea Holy Bible, NIrV

Under the Sea Holy Bible, NIrV

On 4/27 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: We are truly blessed to live in a land, where having children’s Bibles are so readily available to us! Click here to see other Bible reviews. The Goal – Giving our children the Word of God is the best decision we could make, in terms of gift giving. Through the Bible, we are giving our children ... It's Good, Not Best

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3 Stars

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ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

On 3/10 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Originally, I requested this particular Bible for my niece. I knew she would love it. I wasn't expecting to love it as much as I do. I love the helpful tips. I love the translation. I absolutely love the highlights, that help me to grasp the Scriptures - for myself! The design for this Princess Bible ... Good Bible!

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 1/28 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Rest Assured is a book designed to help the weary find rest. As one in need of rest, I have picked up different books on the topic. Rest. Busyness. Eliminating Social Media. Sabbath. _________ (Fill in the blank, and quite possibly I have considered reading it). I know my need for rest, but like the ... GREAT Book!

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NIV Faithgirlz Bible

NIV Faithgirlz Bible

On 11/4 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The Faith Girlz Bible is one designed for our daughters and young girls we know. I am so privileged to bring to you guys my thoughts on this Bible. This Bible is just… amazing! Each Bible is unique, and amazing. But, this one… is designed to help our daughters, nieces, etc, to know God and take ... Awesome Bible!!

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God's Beloved Daughters

God's Beloved Daughters

On 11/4 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: God’s Beloved Daughters is a year-long devotional by Merrilynn Grodecki. In the book, she begins by sharing her testimony. As she has come to know God, she has much to share with her readers. Each daily devotional imparts words gleaned from Scripture. The days begin with a specific set of passages ... I Can't Recommend...

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2 Stars

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NIV Bible for Women

NIV Bible for Women

On 9/28 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: NIV Bible for Women is a Bible designed with the intent of helping women study the Bible and grow in their relationship with God. It is worth selecting, because it is God’s Word. While it does not have many features like other Bibles have (ie. NIV Bible for Teen Girls), it gives us what we need to ... Affordable (And Helpful Features)

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NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

On 9/2 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I am excited to bring to you all – a new review. Do you need to find a new Bible for your teen girl? Or maybe, you are a young, single woman looking for a Bible for you that helps you strive for success in your pursuits of sexual purity and dating, let me share about this one. While designed for ... Just-what-I-need!!

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I Will Praise You in the Storm

I Will Praise You in the Storm

On 8/28 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I Will Praise You in the Storm is the memoir of a family who has endured illness and grief when their loved ones, Stephen and Holly, no longer call earth their home. Stephen and Holly, both, struggled with familial intrahepatic cholestatic, a rare form of chronic active hepatitis. While in the book, ... Well Worth Reading

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night?

On 8/21 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: What Keeps You Up At Night is the newest book by Pete Wilson. In his book, he aims to use these twelve chapters to help us overcome things that are interfering with our God-given destiny. God has specific places He wants us to go, but we need to rearrange and let go of some things first. In his book, ... Good Book - Centered on our Relationship with Christ!

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Combating the Lies of Satan

Combating the Lies of Satan

On 6/25 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Combating the Lies of Satan is by Shirley White. White holds a master’s degree, ministry license, and has been a born-again believer (and student of God’s Word) for over thirty years. She continues to use her insight and experiences with God to write this book. Summary: In her book, White makes ... Good Info, but...

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3 Stars

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Spiritually Strong

Spiritually Strong

On 6/20 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I am proud to share with you a new book, one I am loving. And, I think you will too. Kristen Feola is the author of The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast. In her new book, Spiritually Strong, she combines fitness and faith. Together, they join together – and make one dynamic program, when applied ... Not Your Average Exercise Book - LOVE IT!!!!

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Contagious Disciple Making

Contagious Disciple Making

On 4/12 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I found this book to be very edifying. In this book, David and Paul describe how we can make disciples. In our Christian culture, there are a significant amount of barriers that affect how the Gospel of Jesus Christ is received. Instead of sharing the Gospel of Christ in a way that other cultures can ... Good Book... University-level writing...

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For the Right Reasons

For the Right Reasons

On 2/12 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: for the right reasons“For the Right Reasons” is Sean Lowe's memoir of his journey from the Bachelorette and his heartache of not being chosen by Emily, to becoming an asset on his own season of the Bachelor, and his journey toward wedded bliss with his wife Catherine. It is impossible to critique ... Sean's Story - Traveling by Faith

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Misfits Welcome

Misfits Welcome

On 2/3 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The author is Matthew Barnett, founder of the Dream Center. The Dream Center is a large church that ministers to many that are overlooked by society – homeless, prostitutes, drug addicts, gangsters, and the suffering. In this book, Misfits Welcome, he seeks to encourage others in living out big dreams ... Lacked Key Pieces

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Wasted Prayer

Wasted Prayer

On 10/13 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: In Wasted Prayer by Greg Darley, we get the opportunity to explore how our prayer lives can greatly impact walking in complete obedience. Is praying bad? Absolutely not. I think we can use prayer as our lifeline to get out of doing what God wants for us to do. We will say that we are “praying about ... Good Book!!

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Be the Dad She Needs You to Be

Be the Dad She Needs You to Be

On 8/5 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: “Be the Dad She Needs You to Be” is by Kevin Leman. He is author of other books, such as: “Have a New Kid by Friday”, “The Birth Order Book”, and countless other books relating to marriage, kids, birth order, etc. Leman is a well-known psychologist, that has come to help many families. This ... Very Helpful!

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Teen Study Bible, NIV

Teen Study Bible, NIV

On 6/18 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: This Bible is a study Bible geared toward teens. It’s bright and colorful. It offers many resources to help our teens learn more, as they dig into the Word of God. In the back of the Bible, it has a section called ‘study helps’. In this section, it offers different helps to help others grow in ... Great 4 Teens!!!

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Sarah's Choice

Sarah's Choice

On 6/5 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Sarah’s Choice is a book by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue. This book, so real. So many are in the midst of a battle of “which decision do I make?”. It is a great book for anyone to read. The main character, Sarah, found out that she is pregnant, while she is in the process of going for a promotion ... LOVE this book!!!

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Body and Soul

Body and Soul

On 5/23 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Bethany Hamilton survived a shark attack when she was 13 years old, but it did not stop her from living out her passion: to become a pro-surfer. She has continued to live out her passion, showing herself to be a person of faith, endurance, and someone who does not give up- even when the world is crumbling ... LOVE LOVE LOVE this book!!!

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The Storm Inside

The Storm Inside

On 4/30 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The Storm Inside is a wonderful book, by Sheila Walsh. In this book, she helps her readers learn how we can conquer our feelings. The tagline for this book is “trade the chaos of how you feel for the truth of who you are”. We don’t have to live by our feelings. In Romans 8:37, Paul describes believers ... Good Teaching! Good Encouragement!

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One God, One Plan, One Life

One God, One Plan, One Life

On 3/23 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: This book caught my eye the moment I saw it. I love Max Lucado books, in general. But, I have an almost “tween” in my life that I love and look forward to seeing them know Christ more. This book, One God, One Plan, One Life, is a 365 devotional, and the first teen devotional to be offered by Max ... Really Enjoying It!!

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BATHSHEBA Bathed in Grace

BATHSHEBA Bathed in Grace

On 3/6 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: have long awaited for the chance to, at last, review this book. We have heard about these women all of our lives, but how well do we really know them? In this book, we get an up, close, and personal look at each woman. There is so much we can wonder about these women, and this book opens the door to ... Long Chapters, yet Insightful

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What Would Jesus Post?

What Would Jesus Post?

On 1/12 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Social Media: It’s everywhere. It’s inescapable. It has become one of the greatest tools of our time, yet it can also become our biggest distraction. What does the Bible say about using social media? Also, how can we honor God with our activity in social media? In “What Would Jesus Post?”, Wassom ... LOVE this book!!! Filled with Biblical Wisdom!!

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True Love Dates

True Love Dates

On 1/11 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Debra Fileta is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in dating, marriage, and relationship issues. The center of this book is on pursuing dating, but with its focus on developing healthy relationships. In its description, the author "encourages singles not to "kiss dating goodbye" and instead ... Helpful to some...

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

On 12/2 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Matthew West is a gifted writer who has influenced many. God has abundantly gifted Matthew in both his willingness to write such a sensitive topic and in his music. I have loved West's music since his first cd "Happy" came out, so I have enjoyed being able to step into the world of this book on forgiveness. ... Forgiveness--Very Real and Encouraging!

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Jesus on Every Page

Jesus on Every Page

On 11/4 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: "Jesus on Every Page" is about how we can find Jesus in the Old Testament. It is centered on 10 ways we can seek and find Christ in the Old Testament! The fact is this: there are many ways we can see and enjoy Christ--ways we have never even realized. I have been a Christian for---well, a long time. ... Great Resource!

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Insourcing

Insourcing

On 8/6 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: INsourcing: Bringing Discipleship Back to the Local ChurchBy Randy Pope with Kitti MurrayIn this book, Pope and Murray address discipleship. How do we disciple in the church? Are we missing our target? Do we know what our target is? What does a mature christian look like? Are we setting the bar high ... INsourcing

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 5/14 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerkeurstLysa is continually open in this devotional. She doesn’t paint herself in a certain picture, but she is what she is. She is honest. She boldly shares herself and her walk with God in this devotional. That alone makes the devotional a beautiful thing. It is one where ... Unglued Devotional

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 2/4 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: This book I hold in front of me is a wonderful tool to help anyone through the grieving process of losing a loved one. It is a 90 day devotional book that has 4 sections to it. It takes one through healing of the grieving body, soul, heart, and spirit. She opens up the introduction for the first part ... Love it..

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 11/13 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Heaven Changes Everything is a light, but profound book to be read. It is written by Todd & Sonja Burpo as a follow-up to Heaven is For Real, which is based on their young son’s experience in Heaven. This devotional style book is 221 pages long. It holds forty-two devotionals that will uplift and spur ... Eternal Minded

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Grace

Grace

On 11/3 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: I found the book, "Grace" to be an easy-to-read book. I read the bulk of it in a 3 hour period. The book is designed to draw one closer to understanding the extravagance of God's grace, which is exactly what it did for me. The book has eleven short chapters on God's satisfying grace. The longest chapter ... Grace

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Wild Grace

Wild Grace

On 10/4 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: Want a book to learn about grace? Want the privilege to really understand it? This is the book to really take the time to go out and buy to have the chance to dive into the beauty of grace. This book is designed to reach out to teens. Even though it is a book designed for teens, it is so enriching that ... Wild Grace

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 9/15 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: This book is thoroughly interesting. The book is divided into 3 different parts: where are the men, church culture versus man culture, and calling the church back to men. It is a eye opening book that enables readers to understand why men are less likely to be involved in a church. In a quote from the ... Why Men Hate Going to Church

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 10/18 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: “Billy Graham in Quotes” is composed by his son, Franklin Graham and Franklin’s collegue, Donna Lee Toney. It is a fabulous book, filled with quotes that will help you, as you contemplate various subjects as it applies to God’s Word. The quotes are organized by their categories, and there are ... Billy Graham in Quote

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 7/7 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The book, “God’s Love Letters to You”, is a 40 day devotional book by Larry Crab. It is based off of another book that Crab has written, but I feel this book, itself, would be a great addition to your home library, as you yearn to grow in the Lord. The book is challenging, and Crab is very bold ... God's Love Letters to You

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The Sacred Journey

The Sacred Journey

On 7/6 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The book, “The Sacred Journey”, is beautiful .It describes me at my very core. I am the human being that has to walk when things go wrong. I yearn to be barefoot in my journey, because it truly is about the experience. The essence of the book is this: As humans, we pilgrimage. Some religions have ... Sacred Journey

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The Sacred Meal

The Sacred Meal

On 4/7 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The Sacred Meal is a book about the Lord’s Supper. It can have different names used by different denominations, but serves as the same purpose for all of the body of Christ. The book discusses about the Lord’s Supper, and its different meanings. Communion can be a spiritual practice, just as prayer ... "The Sacred Meal"

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 3/30 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: You hear about it on the news again.. There are problems in the Middle East. Do you ever ponder “What does it mean for me as a Believer in Christ Jesus?” Or..Maybe the true question is “Why is there so much conflict in the Middle East?” The book, Seeds of Turmoil, is directed toward finding ... Seeds of Turmoil

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/10 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: The book can be used as a daily devotional or something to read as you are going through your day as a way to keep yourself engaged and encouraged, as you go through your life. The devotions are very short, so they would only take about 5 minutes and they have a verse at the ... Book Review: On This Day in Christian History

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Good Morning, Lord

Good Morning, Lord

On 11/1 GracefullyOvercoming wrote: This book, Good Morning Lord, is a morning devotional book that will get you started on your day. It gives you enough boost to have something to think about, as you walk through your daily routine and challenges. It also prompts you to think about the way that you are living. The bible study consists ... Good Morning Lord by Sheila Walsh

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