Estela Ranada Aganon

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July 30, 2016
Estela Ranada Aganon, 82, of the Philippines died in Manila. She was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ernesto C.; sons Eddiemar, Emerson and Ericson; daughters Emie F. Valdez, Ever A. Cruz, and Ethelwolda and Earlily Aganon; brother Ruperto Ranada; sisters Calixta Fernandez, Rosita Bumanglag, Filomena Gorospe and Elena Coloma; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 2 at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Crisencio Aliado

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July 29, 2016
Crisencio Aliado, 52, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Marychris and Mariel; brother Crisanto; sisters Divina Gasmen, Elizabeth Morales, Melinda Nacar, Magdalena Pascual and Ermelinda Morales; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 pm. Sept. 2 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Alfred T. Arelliano

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July 30, 2016
Alfred T. Arelliano, 80, of Honolulu, Honolulu Board of Water Supply lead pipefitter and a National Guard veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Patricia K., sons Dino and Bryce, daughter Xanthie Moss, brothers George and Reuben, sisters Victoria Torres and Janet Arelliano, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Star of the Sea Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shane Michael Botelho

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Aug. 16, 2016
Shane Michael “Killa” Botelho, 49, of Honolulu, a bike builder and owner of Independent Carpet and Tiles, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen, sons Shane K. and Lambert, daughters Jolene Caetano and Heather Braden, mother Yvonne M., brother Ricardo Samson, sisters Helena Samson and Yvette Hamalian, and 20 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 30 at Oahu Cemetery. Gathering to follow at Kakaako Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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ARTURO “ARTHUR” “ART” C. CAPILI

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ARTURO ARTHUR ART C. CAPILI Age 58, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 18, 2016 in Aiea, HI. Born January 18, 1958 in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. A member of the Ohana Baptist Church, Salt Lake and the United Laoagenous of Hawaii (ULOH). He is survived by wife, Dolly Felipe Capili; son, Randy Capili; daughter, Sharon Kelly; brothers, Orlino Capili, Conrado Capili, Danilo Capili; sisters, Susan Capili, Ludy C., Teresita Mindo, Mila Natera; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Friday (Sept. 2) at Mililani Downtown Chapel (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Saturday (Sept. 3) at Mililani Downtown Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Leoncia Carmelo Carmen

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Aug. 14, 2016
Leoncia Carmelo “Luz” Carmen, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Batay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Lorenzo “Inso”; sons Marino “Ninoy,” Roberto “Berting” and Cirilo “Lito”; daughters Agustina “Tina,” Maria-Lourdes “Mar” and Maria-Victoria “Vicky” Carmen, and Rose-Jean Laguardia; sister Gabriela Carmelo; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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DANIEL H. CASE

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$nameDANIEL H. CASE (February 25, 1925 - July 1, 2016) Daniel H. Case, a widely admired civic leader in Hawaii and the former senior partner of the Case, Lombardi & Pettit law firm, died peacefully at his home in Honolulu, Hawaii on July 1. He was 91. A celebration of Dan Case's life will be held at 4pm on Saturday, September 3 at Punahou School's Thurston Memorial Chapel, and will be followed by a reception at the President's Pavilion. In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Dan's legacy may be made to Punahou School (https://campaign.punahou.edu/join-us/make-a-gift) or Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (http://abc2.org/join-us/donate)

VIOLET A. CHONG

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$nameVIOLET A. CHONG Violet Au Chong, 92, of Honolulu, died at her Kahala Nui Senior Living Center residence on August 23, 2016. She was born in Honolulu and graduated from McKinley High School. She married her husband William A.W. Chong in 1944, and both worked as civilian employees at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard until their retirement. Violet was a devoted wife and a quiet, steady supporter of her husband William in his social activities, starting with the Pearl Harbor Alumni Workers Association, then as early organizers and supporters of the Aina Haina Community Ballroom Dance Association, and during the time that William served on the Board of Directors of the Pearl Harbor Federal Credit Union. She is survived by her daughter Wilona S.L. Chong, her sons Leighton K.M. Chong and Malcolm K.L. Chong, and grandchildren Tyler O. Chong and Lauren C. Chong. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 am, September 1, at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea Street (no flowers, no donations please). Condolences at: www.borthwickoahu.com.

DR. VALKYRIE KANANI CHOY-WILLIAMS

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$nameDR. VALKYRIE KANANI CHOY-WILLIAMS Dr. Valkyrie Kanani Choy- Williams passed with peace and grace on August 19, 2016 after enduring a long illness. At her side were her husband, Willie Glen Williams (Coffee) and family. She is lovingly remembered by her mother Valkyrie Soo, daughter Jennifer, son-in-law Shawn and grand- son Liam (Murphy), her siblings, Nalani, Wendy, Michael, Patty, and their ohana (family and friends). Kanani was born in 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She attended the University of Hawaii and continued earning degrees at prestigious institutions around the world, ultimately receiving her Doctorate in Education from the University of San Francisco. A dedicated educator who served for many years as an award-winning administrator, Dr. Choy was a proud member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority. A patron and participant of the arts, she belonged to the Screen Actors Guild and performed on stage and screen. Kanani and Coffee shared 38 wonderful years together always an adventure. She will always be remembered for her sharp intellect, sense of humor and passion for life. Family and friends will gather to celebrate Kanani on Oahu, Hawaii in the fall. Condolences may be sent to PO Box 506, Aiea, Hawaii 96701 or http://memorial.yourtribute.com/Dr-Valkyrie-Kanani-Choy-Williams/ The family asks that you consider honoring her memory with a donation to the National Kidney Foundation or Lymphoma Research Foundation.

Jerome William DuRuz

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Aug. 24, 2016
Jerome William DuRuz, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy veteran who served in World War II aboard ship LST 472 and the owner of a jewelry business, died. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Jerome Jr., daughter Lizabeth Metz, nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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EMMA AALA ERNESTBURG

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EMMA AALA ERNESTBURG Age 78, of Laie, HI, passed away August 17, 2016 in Laie, HI. Born October 19, 1937 in Honolulu, HI. Emma was involved in scouting for over 50 years and she was a Silver Beaver and Silver Fawn recipient (highest scouting award for BSA leaders in the council) and Silver Antelope an outstanding award for her service to youth in the BSA Western Region. She is survived by husband, William Kanila Tripp Ernestburg; sons, William K. T. Ernestburg III; McKay (Leimomi) Ernestburg; daughters, Cirilla "Chocho" M. K. Paclib, Willemma H. K. (Damien) Kekahuna, Leialoha G. K. (Lincoln) Mataalii, Gilberta K. L. Ernestburg, Siliwa G. K. Ernestburg; brothers, Jacob P. (Gwen) Kaleikini, James (Patricia) Young; sisters, Hope L. Kaleikini, Violet (Jim) Hawkins; 28 grand- children; 50 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (Sept. 2) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Laie Seventh Ward (55-600 Naniloa Lp., Laie). Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Johnny Cabitac Feria

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July 18, 2016
Johnny Cabitac “Totoy” Feria, also known as Juanito Cabitac Feria, 81, of Honolulu, pastor of Way of Salvation Church, a retired food production worker and a former Duty Free Shoppers Hawaii employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Justina “Esming”; sons Jezreel and Jerwyn; daughters Jennie Cabrales and Josalie “Josie” Chaffin; sisters Clarina Soria, Teresita Santos, Florid Panem and Mila DeGuzman; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 3 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: Noon at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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WINIFRED HATSUE FOLEY

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$nameWINIFRED HATSUE FOLEY March 5, 1933 - August 17, 2016 "Winnie" Foley (83), passed away peacefully in her hometown of Honolulu, Hawai'i, surrounded by family. Born to Helen and David Takasaki, Winnie is survived by husband of 61 years, John Foley; son Wayne and daughter-in-law Denise; daughter Patricia and son-in-law Peter; daughter Kathryn; Winnie's favorite, Chloe, (the family dog); grandchildren Alissa, Nicole, Deidre and Evan; and siblings William Takasaki, Frances Nakamura and Patti Morimoto. Winnie will be fondly remembered for her quick wit and candor and as a loving wife, mom, "grandma" and sister. Private services.

Matsue Fujioka

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July 28, 2016
Matsue “Pat” Fujioka, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Ben Franklin Craft Store sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Patrick K., Lawrence J. and James N.; daughters Sandra K. Mamczarz and Joyce A. Fujioka; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Mitsuye Ikuta

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Aug. 11, 2016
Mitsuye Ikuta, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Cora O’Donnell, Marcia Ikuta, Lori Seto and Gerri Shinsato; sister Fusayo Urago; and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Melquiades Richard Ewa Jr.

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Aug. 16, 2016
Melquiades Richard Ewa Jr., 65, of Kapolei, a Navy veteran and a retired shipyard electrician supervisor for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kapolei. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Maria L.; son Richard I.; daughters Kathryn A. Pajela and Crystal K. E. Allen; brother Glenn; sisters Ashlyn and Darlene Ewa, and Rollie Henrich; and four grandchildren. No services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rose Genevieve Kakalia

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Aug. 15, 2016
Rose Genevieve Kakalia, 83, of Pukalani, Maui, an Army veteran, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband David G, son David G. Jr., daughters Gordean K. Kakalia and Roselee Kepo’o, sister Ethel Soon, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 2 at St. Joseph Church, Makawao. Public visitation: 10 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kenneth Moke Kaku

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Aug. 23, 2016
Kenneth Moke Kaku, 91, of Kaneohe, an Army veteran and a retired aircraft work leader and mechanic, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. No survivors. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Kekoa John Kamakawiwo’ole

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$nameKEKOA JOHN KAMAKAWIWO'OLE On July 29, 2016, surrounded by his ohana, Kekoa John Kamakawiwo'ole was called home. Born on September 10, 1990 with multiple disabilities, he lived a challenging yet inspiring life. We will remember Kekoa for his fighting spirit, laughter and unconditional love. Family includes parents Wesley and Joy, sister Lehua and husband David, stepmom Audphylia, Grandpa John and Grandma JoAnn, and many beloved uncles, aunties, and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be held September 10th at Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. Visitation at 2pm, service at 3pm, reception to follow. Lei are welcome, please no flowers. Aloha attire.

William P. Kenison

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Aug. 10, 2016
William P. “Bill” Kenison, 69, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sunday, daughters Starlyn and Lovelyn, brother Woodsworth, sister Dayna DeRamos, and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at 42-106 Aleka Place, Kailua 96734. Contact Sunday Kenison at 216-8864 for more information. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Grace Mapuana Kupuka’a

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Aug. 5, 2016
Grace Mapuana Kupuka’a, 62, of Kaneohe, owner of Alakai Tours and a teacher of Hawaiian culture, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kakalia Kupuka’a and Alan Yee, sister Hope Brainerd and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 2 at Key Project Community Center, 47-200 Waihee Road, Kaneohe. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jeff Henry Lampreda

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Aug. 19, 2016
Jeff Henry Lampreda, 54, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by parents Henry and Faye, hanai mother Gwynn Sosa, hanai brother Dusty Cardines and sister Starlene Fryslie. Services to be held at a later date.

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Verna Mae Namocot Lay

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June 30, 2016
Verna Mae Namocot Lay, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband John; son Morris Kaneshige Jr.; daughter Marian Asato; brothers Cecil K., Adriano and Michael Namocot; sister Felicidad Birch; and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Myles Yukio Matsunaga

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Aug. 16, 2016
Myles Yukio Matsunaga, 78, of Kahului, a City and County of Los Angeles retiree, died at home. He was born in Kuiaha, Maui. He is survived by brothers George, Allen, Howard and Ronald; and sisters Myra Uchida and Judith Jinnai. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Florence Kikuye Miyashiro

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Aug. 24, 2016
Florence Kikuye “Kiku” Miyashiro, 78, of Pearl City, a retired state data entry processor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by brother Dennis K. Asato, and sisters Jean A. Menda and Cheryl T. Murai. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 2 at Pearl City Community Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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AIKO MIZUSAWA

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AIKO MIZUSAWA Age 83, of Aiea, HI, passed away August 8, 2016 in Aiea. Born September 22, 1932 in Tokyo, Japan. She was a Duty Free Store retiree. She is survived by sons, Harold (Ann) Mizusawa, John Mizusawa; brother, Kozo (Mayumi) Sato; sisters, Wakako Kobayashi, Keiko Nakamura, Ryoko (Takashi) Suwa; grandchildren, Leina Mizusawa, Lauren Mizusawa. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 31) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:00 p.m.

Judy Ann Olsen

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Aug. 21, 2016
Judy Ann Olsen, 62, of Kailua, an educator, died at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Chris, daughter Taryn, mother Hatsuko Kino and sisters Laura K. Charnes and Sylvia Spelman. Services: 3:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual/aloha attire. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to First Book at firstbook.org. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Albino T. Quebral

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July 27, 2016
Albino T. Quebral, 96, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lasam, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ovinsida U.; sons Glie, Efren, Nelson and Rey; daughters Tessie Bartalome and Editha Duldulao; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation/wake service: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Anthony Catholic Community Church, Wailuku. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Magdalena Alfonso Ranion

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Aug. 2, 2016
Magdalena Alfonso Ranion, 88, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Prince Hotel employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vernon, Vidal and Epitacio Jr.; daughter Vivian Tilton; brother Alfred Alfonso; sisters Victoria Levoit and Soledad Aquino; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 3 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Margaret Rodrigues

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Aug. 10, 2016
Margaret Rodrigues, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; sons John Jr., Bill and Marcus Emilyon; daughters Alexsandra Aipa, Victoria Badua and Marguerite Emilyon; sister Flora Sanchez; 21 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Funeral service: 9:30 a.m. Prayer service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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