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"The only person you are destined to become is the one you decide to be." Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark."
~Thomas Paine 


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educational institutes, wellness books/magazines, meditation music and more. Many of these items can be
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Spiritual/Inspirational/Metaphysical Books

Among Mediums: A Scientists Quest for Answers

By Dr. Julie Beischel

Can psychic mediums really talk to the dead? Following

the suicide of her mother and an evidential mediumship reading, Dr. Julie Beischel forfeited a potentially lucrative career in the pharmaceutical industry to pursue rigorous scientific research with mediums full-time. Among Mediums is an accessible, bite-sized review of her 10-year journey

and the answers she discovered along the way.

Hello From Heaven!

By Bill Guggenheim and Judy Guggenheim
An excellent book about after-death communication.

An ADC is a spiritual experience that occurs when a

person is contacted-without the aid of a medium-

directly and spontaneously by a family member or

friend who has died. This is a marvelous book!​

Emotional Freedom

By Judith Orloff, M.D.

National bestselling author 

​Judith Orloff MD presents

new solutions for dealing

with emotions in our

hyper-tense world.

Molecules of Emotions:The Science Behind

Mind-Body Medicine By Candace B. Pert

In her groundbreaking book Molecules of Emotion,

 Candace Pert provides startling and decisive answers

to challenging questions that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries regarding our bodies and


​Positive Energy
By Judith Orloff, M.D.

10 extraordinary prescriptions for
transforming fatigue, stress & fear
into vibrance, strength & love.​

The True Power of Water

 By Masaru Emoto
Dr. Emoto explores the healing power of water and explains why the “fountain of life” holds the key to

good health and well-being.​

Trust Your Vibes

By Sonia Choquette
In this fascinating and informative book, spiritual teacher and psychic Sonia Choquette reveals the secrets you need to awaken your intuitive voice and . . . trust your vibes.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven
 By Mitch Albom

The author gives you an astoundingly original story

that will change everything you’ve ever thought

about the afterlife- and the meaning of our lives

here on earth.​

The Afterlife Experiments
 By Gary E.R. Schwartz

Breakthrough scientific evidence of life after death.A scientist provides a close-up look at his discoveries about and evidence concerning life after death, offering startling revelations about the nature of life and death, the soul in the afterlife, and the meaning of eternity and carting his own personal odyssey in search of the mysteries of human existence

The Crystal Children

By Doreen Virtue
A guide to the newest generation of psychic and

sensitive children.​Crystal Children reflect the new generation that has come to the Earth plane after the Indigo Children The book includes many interviews with Crystal Children, their parents, and teachers. It discusses parenting and teaching methods that are essential to keeping these children happy and healthy, and how to avoid pitfalls that could spoil their special gifts. 

Reaching To Heaven
By James Van Praagh

James Van Praagh takes us on a soul journey

through time, based on his work as a medium to

reveal what happens at death, what the spirit world

is like, how a soul chooses to be reborn and the

actual process of reincarnation.

You Can Heal Your Heart
By Louise L. Hay

In this book the author explains how limiting

beliefs and ideas can change your thinking and

improve the quality of your life.

Soul Signs
By Rosemary Altea

In this book the author reveals basic truths about our souls-how they came to be, where they go when they

die, and, most significant for success in our personal

and professional lives, how they interact with other


At Peace in the Light
By Danion Brinkley (with Paul Perry)

In his book, Mr. Brinkley describes his struggle to be accustomed to his disorienting psychic ability and his decision to offer comfort to those dying in hospices.​

Saved By The Light
By Danion Brinkley (with Paul Henry)

T​he story of a man who died twice and the

profound revelations he received.​

Same Soul, Many Bodies: Discover the Healing Power of Future Lives Through Progression Therapy

By Brian L. Weiss, M.D.
Dr. Weiss guides patients to learn the lessons of their future lives as well. In this book, he shares exercises and stories of his breakthrough “progression” process.​

Many Lives, Many Masters
By Dr. Brian L. Weiss

The true story of a prominent psychiatrist, his young patient and the past life therapy that changed both of their lives.​

You Can Heal Your Life

By Louise L. Hay

In the true spirit of self-help, the book is not

content to fix problems but to strip all authority

from them. This outlook, which on first

consideration seems naive, is in fact

philosophically rigorous: dwell on your problems,

and they become insurmountable; consider

your possibilities, and they provide hope and




We Are Not Forgotten

 By George Anderson
Mr. Anderson’s astonishing conversations with the

other side provides us all with a rare glimpse of


Glimpses of Heaven:True Stories of Hope and Peace

at the End of Life's Journey

By Trudy  Harris, RN

Trudy Harris began her career with Hospice in 1981, eventually becoming the president of the Hospice Foundation for Caring. This collection of more than

forty true stories of Harris's patients offers readers

an incredible glimpse at what lies beyond and what

the living can learn from the dying.

One Last Time: A Psychic Medium Speaks

To Those We have Loved and Lost…​ 

By John Edward

This is the remarkable true story of psychic

medium John Edward and the compelling account

of his most important readings, how they helped

heal the scars of grief and gave way to more

fulfilling lives for the living-lives where loved ones

never cease to love you, and never really die.

What If God Were the Sun

By John Edward
Psychic medium John Edward weaves a warm

and poignant story about one family and their

way of dealing with life, love and death over the generations.

Invisible Acts of Power

By Carolyn Myss, PH.D.
Caroline Myss explains how small, daily acts of kindness can transform your life.

Sacred Contracts

By Caroline Myss PH.D.
Have you ever wondered what your mission in

life is supposed to be? This book awakens your

divine potential.​

Anatomy of the Spirit

By Caroline Myss PH.D.
Anatomy of  the spirit shows the links between emotional and spiritual stresses and specific illnesses in the context of the anatomy and the human energy system.

The Crystal Children

By Doreen Virtue
A guide to the newest generation of psychic and sensitive children.

Dark Side of The Light Chasers

By Debbie Ford

Debbie Ford believes that we each hold within us a trace of every human characteristic that exists, the capacity for every human emotion. But, our families and our society send us strong messages about which ones are good and bad. So when certain impulses arise, we deny them instead of confronting them, giving them a healthy voice, then letting them go. 

Intention Heals: A Guide and Workbook

by Adam author of DreamHealer

A Guide and Workbook:- Intention Heals is a guide and workbook designed specifically to effectively activate your intentions and manifest them into your reality. Healing is an innate ability all of us possess to maintain our physical, emotional and spiritual wellness.

Dreamhealer:- A True Story of Miracle Healing

By Adam

​This is the story of how Adam discovered and developed his healing abilities. At the age of sixteen, he has the unique ability to connect to and influence other people’s health from a distance. Whether they are on the same continent as he is or not makes no difference.Adam shares his thoughts, observations, and wisdom often far beyond his years. His message is one of hope and encouragement as he explores the mind-body connection. 

Angel Numbers 101: The Meaning of 111, 123, 444 

and Other Number Sequences

By Doreen Virtue

Numbers 101 clearly explains how to receive accurate messages from your angels and heavenly loved ones whenever you see repetitive number sequences on telephone numbers, license plates, receipts, clocks, and such. Every message is completely updated for increased accuracy in understanding your angels’ messages.


Life After Life

By Raymond A. Moody, Jr., M.D.

The extraordinary stories presented here provide evidence that there is life after physical death, as Moody recounts the testimonies of those who have been to the "other side" and back, all bearing striking similarities. These moving and inspiring accounts give us a glimpse of the peace and unconditional love that await us all.

The Metaphysical Club

By Louis Menand

A riveting, original book about the creation of modern American thought; it is not a history of philosophy but an absorbing narrative about personalities and social history, a story about America.

The Big Book of Near Death Experiences: The Ultimate Guide to What Happens When We Die

By P.M.H. Atwater

The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences encompasses every aspect of the near-death phenomenon: the experience, aftereffects, and implications.

Remote Viewing Secrets: A Handbook

By Joseph McMoneagle

Joseph McMoneagle learned remote viewing in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Legion of Merit for his contribution to various intelligence operations. In Remote Viewing Secrets, McMoneagle uses examples, exercises, and anecdotes to share what he learned and how he learned it, and gives you everything you need to begin developing your own abilities.


3rd Opinion

John M. Fink

Here, in this fourth revised edition, is a comprehensive guide to the growing number of alternative treatment centers located throughout the world. Everything you

need to know from addresses, phone numbers and

costs to treatment methods is provided.  Also included

are educational centers, information services and  

support programs.



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Crossing Over

By John Edward
John Edward deals head-on with the controversial

issues he has confronted on his voyage as a psychic medium.

The True Power of Water

By Masaru Emoto
Dr. Emoto explores the healing power of water and explains why the “fountain of life” holds the key to

good health and well-being.

1001 Meditations​ How to discover Peace of mind

By Mike George
A treasure trove of wisdom and insight, with specially commissioned meditations to set you on the path to enlightenment.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life:

Living the Wisdom of the Tao

by  Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

In this book, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has reviewed hundreds

of translations of the Tao Te Ching and has written 81 distinct essays on how to apply the ancient wisdom

of Lao-tzu to today's modern world.

The Importance of Being Extraordinary

by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Dr. and Eckhart Tolle

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer and Eckhart Tolle delve into

everything from ancient spiritual texts to contemporary pop culture as they tackle questions we all wrestle with, such as Who am I? What is real? and What is the

meaning of life?

The Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne W.Dyer

Dr. Dyer transforms conventional thinking about

making things happen in our lives into a profound understanding of how each person possesses the

infinite potential and power to co-create the life he

or she desires.

Always Believe In Yourself: A Collection from

Blue Mountain Arts

This collection of inspired reading is for anyone who

dares to dream. It’s an assuring reminder that the

power of change is in your hands and when you listen

to your heart and believe in your own capabilities, your dreams are never out of reach.

The Language of Prayer

By Blue Mountain Arts Collection

This Blue Mountain Arts collection represents some

of the world's most famous prayers, as well as popular

writings and poetry on the process and rewards of

praying. Instrumental in building a better relationship

with God, prayer also opens our hearts and minds to a

greater spiritual understanding and personal growth.


Psychic Warrior

By David Morehouse

Wounded by machine-gun fire during a training

mission, Morehouse began to have inexplicable

visions and haunting nighmares-an experience that

would redirect his military career and land him in the government's top-secret Stargate Program. His life

would never be the same...

Quantam Physics for Dummies

By Steve Holzner

"Quantum Physics For Dummies" helps make

quantum physics understandable and accessible.

Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of

Near-Death Experiences By Jeffrey Long, M.D.

Evidence of the Afterlife" is by far the largest scientific study of NDE ever presented, and is based on

researching over 1300 NDEs.

Entangled in Darkness: Seeking the Light

By Deborah King

New York Times best-selling author Deborah King

leads you on an excursion into the inner sanctum

of your own soul, so you can understand why you

are here and the purpose of the age-old battle

between light and dark that is being waged within



Reiki Energy Medicine

By Libby Barnett, Maggie Chambers

with Susan Davidson

Reiki Energy Medicine explains the body's energy system, and describes how Reiki can be used in a variety of settings to balance energy and create the conditions needed for healing. Reiki Energy Medicine is the first book to show how this ancient art of touch therapy can work within our mainstream health care system. 



Nutrition & Wellness Books

Living Well With Hypothyroidism: What your doctor doesn’t tell you that you need to know!
By Mary J. Shomon

Help for the estimated 13 million Americans suffering from the mysterious, often undiagnosed, or untreated symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life: Super Foods By Steven Pratt, M.D. and Kathy Matthews
Super foods is based on a simple but profound premise: some foods are dramatically better than others for our health and heritage.

8 Weeks To Optimum Health
By Andrew Weil, M.D.

In his book, Dr. Weil has a proven program for taking full advantage of your body’s natural healing power.

Eating Well For Optimum Health: The Essential Guide To bringing Health and Pleasure Back To Eating 
By Andrew Weil, M.D.

Dr. Weil makes clear how an optimal diet can both supply the basic needs of the body and fortify the body’s defenses and mechanisms of healing.

Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine
By Michael Murray, N.D. and Joseph Pizzornio, N.D.

Your comprehensive, user-friendly A-to-Z guide to treating more than 70 medical conditions-from arthritis to varicose veins, from cancer to heart disease.

Miracle Cures
By Jean Carper

Dramatic new scientific discoveries revealing the healing powers of herbs, vitamins, and other natural remedies.

Eating the Alkaline Way: Recipes for a

Well-Balanced Honestly Healthy Lifestyle

By Corrett, Edgson and Linder

This book is packed with recipes, tips, and tricks for tracking daily alkaline and acid intake.


The Ultimate Smoothie Book: 101 Delicious Recipes for Blender Drinks, Frozen Desserts , Shakes and More
By Cherie Calbom

This books is filled with delicious blends to fight the flu, jet lag, or aging skin.

V Is for Vegan: The ABCs of Being Kind                    by Ruby Roth 

Introducing three- to seven-year-olds to the "ABCs" of a compassionate lifestyle, V Is for Vegan is a must-have for vegan and vegetarian parents, teachers, and activists!

The Healthy Green Drink Diet: Advice and Recipes to ​

Energize, Alkalinize, Lose Weight, and Feel Great

By Jason Manheim

One juice or smoothie a day—made from green vegetables such as kale, cucumber, celery, and spinach—works wonders for organ health, immune system strength, and weight loss. Now the founder of offers a persuasive argument for adding a green drink to your day, as well as recipes for dozens of different variations.


The Fat Flush Plan By Ann Louise Gittleman

The Fat Flush® The Fat Flush Plan is a groundbreaking low carb/detox diet and fitness program. Fat Flush is known as the only diet program that gets rid of bloat, supports the liver, cleans up the lymph, and helps to eliminate the appearance of cellulite – for good.

The Healthy Gluten-Free Life: 200 Delicious Gluten-Free Dairy-Free, Soy-Free and Egg-free Recipes By Tammy Redicott

It's a unique, gluten-free cookbook with everyday recipes

that mix simple, home-style cooking with great taste and

real, whole food ingredients. Every recipe is not only

gluten-free, but also egg free, dairy free, soy free, white rice

flour free, and bean flour free. Feel free to cheer!


Fresh From The Vegetarian Slow Cooker
By Robin Robertson

This book contains 200 meatless dishes that 
are healthy and convenient, from Miso-Braised Tofu and Shallots to Bourbon-Spiked Pumpkin bread and Pudding.

Detox in a Box
By Mark Hyman, M.D.

A safe, gentle cleansing program in five stages. In this all-in-one-kit Dr. Hyman guides you Through a safe and gentle detox program you can do in 7,14, or 21 days. 
Includes a workbook; two CD’s, flashcards with checklists, recipes, tips and more!

The Detox Diet
By Elson M. Haas, M.D.

From sugar and caffeine to nicotine, alcohol and drugs,

Dr. Haas takes you step by step through the process of cleansing your body of harmful toxins, suggesting nutritious alternatives and healthy lifestyle changes.

Vegetarian Planet: 350 Big-Flavor Recipes for

out of this world food everyday by DiDi Emmons
All the best flavors from all the earth come to life in a soulful celebration of tasty and inventive food.

Prescription for Natural Cures
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.

This is a comprehensive guide to natural remedies for almost 200 ailments. This book covers herbal medicine, homeopathy, bodywork and more.

1,000 Vegetarian Recipes
By Carol Gelles

A Julia Child Cookbook award. If you have been searching for healthy, easy and delicious meatless recipes, this is the book for you!

Vegetable Heaven
By Mollie Katzen

Over 200 recipes for uncommon soups, tasty Bites,

side-by-side dishes, and too many desserts!

The Top 100 Immunity Boosters
By Charlotte Haigh

A colorful, fact-packed easy-reference guide to 100 potent immune-boosting foods-from Bananas to mackerel to quinoa-with details of their nutrional

 content and benefits, plus quick tips, recipes and


Prescription for Natural Cures
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.

This is a comprehensive guide to natural remedies for almost 200 ailments. This book covers herbal medicine, homeopathy, bodywork and more.

Prescription for Natural Cures
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.

This is a comprehensive guide to natural remedies for almost 200 ailments. This book covers herbal medicine, homeopathy, bodywork and more.

Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook: 150 Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free Recipes, Many with Egg-Free Variations

By Donna Washburn

Thanks to the imaginative recipes in Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook. Everyone can enjoy these tantalizing recipes, which include everything from baked goods, pasta dishes, appetizers and family meals to mouthwatering desserts. 

The Fat Flush Foods:The Worlds Best Seasonings, and

Supplements to Flush the Fat From Every Body

By Ann Louise Gittleman

The Fat Flush Foods highlights the "super" foods, herbs, spices, and supplements that help you speed up fat loss and reap maximum health benefits.


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Grief/Bereavement/Loss Books

On Life After Death (revised)

By Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Ross draws on her in-depth research of more than

20,000 people who had near-death experiences,

revealing the afterlife as a return to wholeness of

spirit. ON LIFE AFTER DEATH offers a compelling 

message of hope to the living, so that they may

grow stronger from tragedy and live life to the


On Death and Dying

By Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition.


On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning

of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss

By Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Just as On Death and Dying taught us the five stages of death -- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance -- On Grief and Grieving applies these stages to the grieving process and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice, including sections on sadness, hauntings, dreams, isolation, and healing. 



Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man,

a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson 

By Mitch Albom

Morrie Schwartz was Mitch Albom’s favorite college professor. After Albom graduates college he loses touch with his college professor only to reconnect with him years later; discovering that his beloved college professor 

is dying. The author begins visiting Morrie every Tuesday where their discussions range from the world, regrets, death, love and Morrie's view on the meaning of life

A truly heartwarming and inspirational book!

Roses in December:Comfort for the Grieving Heart by Marilyn Willett Heavilin 

With deep empathy, Marilyn helps those who are grieving find God's comfort. Having lost three sons, she knows the tremendous sorrows and struggles that come with the death of loved ones. Yet she shares how even in the winters of our lives God provides roses--special occasions, special people,

and special memories--to give us strength and

draw close to Him.

The End of Your Life Book Club

By Will Schwalbe

During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at the same time—and an informal book club of two was born. Readers are reminded how books can be comforting, astonishing, and illuminating, changing the way that we feel about and interact with the world around us.

Love Lives On: Learning from the Extraordinary

Encounters of the Bereaved

By Louis La Grand, PH.D.

In this important book, Dr. LaGrand, a leader in the field

of grief counseling, shares his insights and true stories of those who have had this phenomenon, offering comfort, reassurance and hope in times of sorrow.


Healing Grief, Finding Peace: 101 Ways to Cope 

with the Death of Your Loved On

By Louis La Grand, PH.D.

Grief counseling expert Dr. Louis LaGrand describes

101 tips and prescriptions to help mourners through

their tragic loss. His specific coping strategies offer

practical advice, ultimately giving you pathways for achieving lasting inner peace by using the one thing

you can control – your own response to grief.

The Grief Recovery Handbook

By John W. James 

Newly updated and expanded to commemorate its

twentieth anniversary-this classic resource helps

people toward recovery and happiness.  Incomplete 

recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect

on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their

own histories as well as from others', the authors

illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and

regain energy and spontaneity..

Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals: Finding

Comfort After Losing Your Pet

By Allen Anderson

In this thoughtful book, Allen and Linda Anderson

walk you through the numbing pain and dreadful sense

of loss that arise when a beloved animal dies. They offer solace to help you deal with grief, remember and honor key moments in the animal’s life, find comfort through groups and with professionals, and get past the depression.

When Your Grandparent Dies: A Child's Guide to

Good Grief (Elf- Help Books for Kids)

By Victoria Ryan

Elf-help Books for Kids - Addressing the needs of children and the adults who care for them. Losing a grandparent is often a child's first experience with grief. The ordeal can be as bewildering as it is painful. Explaining what happens from a child's-eye view, the little elves in this book depict the difficult days before, after, and beyond a grandparent's death. They explore the meaning of death and heaven, as well as how to stay close in spirit with a grandparent who has died.

Beyond Tears:Living After Losing A Child

By Ellen Mitchell

Meant to comfort and give direction to bereaved parents, Beyond Tears is written by nine mothers

who have each lost a child. 

Gone But Not Lost:Grieving The Death of a Child

By David W. Wiersbe

Gone but Not Lost is a thoughtful gift for a family that

has experienced the death of a child. Each of its brief chapters covers one element of grieving, bringing

readers through sorrow and helping them deal with feelings of anger or guilt, as well as the marital strain

that may follow the loss of a beloved child.


The Worst Loss:How Families Deal from the Death of a Child By Barbara D. Rosof

The death of a child is like no other loss. The Worst Loss will help families who have experienced this

to know what they are facing, understand what

they are feeling, and appreciate their own needs

and timetables.

Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers: Coping Wisdom for

Heart and Soul After the Loss of a Beloved Feline

By Liz Eastwood

In Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers, you will find validation, coping insights, and practical wisdom conveyed with spiritual warmth.

The Loss of a Pet

By Wallace Sife

The Loss of a Pet, Third Edition has new expanded information, is filled with practical suggestions,

resources, and most importantly, compassion and understanding. This important book helps you cope

and reassures you that you are not alone.



I Miss You: A First Look at Death

By Pat Thomas

When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. This book, written by psychotherapist Pat Thomas, helps boys

and girls understand that death is a natural complement to life, and that grief and a sense of loss are normal

feelings for them to have following a loved one's death.


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Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss

By Sid Korpi

We share an intense emotional bond with our pets,

yet when grieving their passing, many of us still feel

we must suffer in silence or be labeled somehow

defective. "Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss" provides personal and professional insights on the

animal lover's unique grieving process.

Meditation/New Age/Classical Music

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Wellness Magazines

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Organic/Natural Skin & Body Products

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Grief & Healing Support Resources

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Educational Institutes & Resources

International Academy of Consciousness

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Metaphysical/New Age/Spiritual Websites

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Health & Wellness Blogs,Sites & Newsletters

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Spiritual Retreats/Wellness Centers/Spas

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