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Children’s Hymnal (RLDS)

Miscellaneous (Other Restoration-Based Denominations), English.
Independence, Missouri, USA. Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
1957. Only known edition. 271 songs.

First Printing July 1957

Published by the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now Community of Christ), a Restoration-based denomination.

Availability

Historical. This collection is out of print.

Hymnary: CH1957

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Contents

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1. My God and King

Words: George Herbert

Music: Unknown

2. Sing to God

Words: Virginia C. Murdock

Music: Unknown

3. All People That on Earth Do Dwell

Words: William Kethe

Music: Louis Bourgeois

4. Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart

Words: Edward H. Plumptre

Music: Unknown

5. All Creatures of Our God and King

Words: St. Francis of Assisi

Music: Unknown

6. Praise Him, Praise Him

Words: Anonymous

Music: Herbert P. Main

7. Doxology

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Unknown

8. With Happy Voices Ringing

Words: William G. Tarrant

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach

9. Praise to the Lord

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Unknown

10. God of Our Fathers

Words: Daniel C. Roberts

Music: Unknown

11. O Jesus, the Giver

Words: Anon.; William W. Phelps

Music: Unknown

12. Blest Be Thou, O God of Israel

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Unknown

13. Praise Ye the Lord

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Unknown

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14. The Morning Stars Together Sang

Words: Evan A. Fry

Music: Unknown

15. Hallelujah

Words: William Graves

Music: Unknown

16. Children of the heavenly King

Words: John Cennick

Music: Unknown

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17. A Welcome Song

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

18. We Welcome You

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

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19. Greeting Song

20. Day Has Come

Words: Nancy Byrd Turner

Music: Unknown

21. Morning Prayer

Words: Edith Bokeloh

Music: Unknown

22. I Wake in the Morning Early

Words: Anonymous

Music: Josephine Mader

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23. Shepherd, Tender Shepherd

Words: Mary L. Duncan

Music: Paul Forde

24. Good Night Prayer

Words: Amelia Josephine Burr

Music: Unknown

25. The Lord Bless Thee and Keep Thee

Words: Unknown

Music: Elizabeth McE. Shields

26. Father, Bless Thy Children

Words: Kleta Finley

Music: Beethoven; Josephine Mader

27. Sunset

Words: Virginia Baker

Music: Charles L. Schuler

28. Now the Day Is Over

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Unknown

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29. A Parting Blessing

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Franklyn S. Weddle

30. At Closing Time

Words: Unknown

Music: Burnette Thompson

31. Classwork Is Over

Words: Unknown

Music: Fanny B. Earle

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32. Hear Us As We Sing

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

33. You May Sing of the Beauty

Words: David Hyrum Smith

Music: Unknown

34. Listen in God’s House

Words: Hazel Rook

Music: Georg C. Strattner; J. A. Freylinghausen

35. When in the Quiet Church I Sit

Words: Esther Freivogel

Music: John B. Dykes

36. If with All Your Hearts

Words: Julius Schubring

Music: Unknown

37. Attend Our Prayers

Words: Andrew Reed

Music: Johann Crueger

38. When to Church I go

Words: Caroline Kellogg

Music: Dorothy West

39. God’s House

Words: S. B. D.

Music: Stella B. Daleburn

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40. Church Bells

Words: Cynthia Stewart

Music: Laure Collin

41. Surely the Lord Is in this Place

Words: Unknown

Music: Elizabeth McE. Shields; Harry S. Mason

42. O Come, Let Us Worship

Words: Unknown

Music: George Elvey; Edward Shippen Barnes

43. Our Prayer

Words: Jane Beecham

Music: Alice M. Pullen

44. Holy, Holy, Holy

Words: Unknown

Music: Herbert Wiseman

45. Glory to the Father Give

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Unknown

46. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!

Words: Reginald Heber

Music: Unknown

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47. Ask of God

Words: Unknown

Music: Josephine Mader

48. Hear Ye Him

Words: Unknown

Music: John Camidge

49. Father, We Will Quiet Be

Words: Elizabeth Shields

Music: Unknown

50. Spirit Divine

Words: Andrew Reed; Samuel Longfellow

Music: John B. Dykes

51. In the Woods

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

52. Listen Carefully

Words: Edna Easter

Music: John Langland

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53. My Prayer for Home

Words: Mildred Edwards

Music: John B. Dykes

54. With Happy Voices We’re Singing

Words: Marjorie Knapp

Music: Ethelbert Bullinger

55. Prayer

Words: M. J. Wilcox

Music: J. H. Knecht

56. Speak to Thy Child

Words: Nancy Byrd Turner

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

57. When Children Pray

Words: Berde Rooney

Music: Albert L. Peace

58. My Prayer

Words: Vida E. Smith

Music: Audentia Anderson

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59. All Thing Bright and Beautiful

Words: Cecil Frances Alexander

Music: Unknown

60. This Is My Father’s World

Words: Maltbie D. Babcock

Music: Unknown

61. Loving Care

Words: Nellie Poorman

Music: Unknown

62. God Is Near

Words: Elizabeth McE. Shields

Music: Grace Wilbur Conant

63. We Give Thee Thanks

Words: Samuel Longfellow

Music: Henri F. Hemy; J. G. Walton

64. God Made the Night

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

65. The Creation

Words: Johnie B. Wood

Music: Franklyn S. Weddle

66. For the Beauty of the Earth

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Unknown

67. God’s World

Words: Dorothy Warren

Music: T. Evans Jones

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68. God Loves His Children Everywhere

Words: Ethel Wendell Trout

Music: N. Hermann

69. The World-wise Church

Words: Wilhelmina D'A. Stephens

Music: Alexander Reinagle

70. Many Little Friends

Words: Tessie Smith

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

71. The Many, Many Children

Words: Wilhelmina D'A. Stephens

Music: Lowell Mason

72. The Flowers That in the Garden Grow

Words: Alice M. Pullen

Music: Alice M. Pullen

73. From Isles and Continents

Words: Evan A. Fry

Music: Unknown

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74. The Song of the Friendly Helpers

Words: Unknown

Music: Calvin W. Laufer

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75. The Savior Kindly Calls

Words: Church Psalmody, 1854

Music: Unknown

76. Baptism

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Melchior Vulpius

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77. My Guide

Words: Calvin W. Laufer

Music: Unknown

78. Sacred books, the church’s treasure

Words: Roy A. Cheville

Music: Unknown

79. The Bible is a treasure book

Words: Gracia Holman

Music: Unknown

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80. Fairest Lord Jesus

Words: Gesangbuch, Münster, 1677

Music: Unknown

81. The Sweet Story of Old

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Unknown

82. The Good Shepherd

Words: Kate Cox Goddard

Music: Unknown

83. Jesus, Friend of All the Children

Words: Walter J. Mathams

Music: Unknown

84. When Jesus Was a Boy

Words: Wilhelmina D'Arcy Stephens

Music: W. Lawrence Curry

85. Walking with Jesus

Words: Mary Beth Evans

Music: Franklyn S. Weddle

86. Jesus Is Coming

Words: Mary Beth Evans

Music: Ruth Faith Wilson

87. Jesus Loves Me!

Words: Anna Warner; Annie Toms

Music: William B. Bradbury

88. Let Us Now Depart in Thy Peace

Words: Anonymous

Music: Unknown

89. As When, in Far Samaria

Words: L. M. Hodges

Music: Unknown

90. We Want to Learn of Jesus

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

91. O Master of the Loving Heart

Words: Calvin W. Laufer

Music: William V. Wallace

92. O Master Workman

Words: Jay T. Stocking

Music: Samuel A. Ward

93. We Want to Be Like Jesus

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Doris Weddle

94. God’s Love

Words: Elizabeth Cushing Taylor

Music: Unknown

95. The Lord’s my Shepherd

Words: Francis Rous

Music: Unknown

96. My Father’s Care

Words: Blanche Hoke; Anonymous

Music: J. R. Murray

97. The Old, Old Path

Words: Vida E. Smith

Music: Unknown

98. The Whole Wide World for Jesus

Words: J. Demster Hammond

Music: John H. Maunder

99. In Christ There is No East or West

Words: John Oxenham

Music: Unknown

100. God Is My Helper

Words: Nancy Byrd Turner

Music: Grace Wilbur Conant

101. The Lord Is Ever Near

Words: Calvin W. Laufer

Music: Unknown

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102. Onward to Zion

Words: Frederick M. Smith

Music: Unknown

103. We’ve a Story to Tell

Words: Colin Sterne

Music: H. Ernest Nichol

104. Ye wondering nations, now give ear

Words: Sacred Hymns, Manchester, 1840

Music: Unknown

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105. Hark! The Voice of Jesus Calling

Words: Daniel March

Music: Mozart; Hubert P. Main

106. Who Is on the Lord’s Side

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: John Goss

107. Stand Up for Jesus

Words: George Duffield

Music: George J. Webb

108. In the Light

Words: Carrie Church Thomas

Music: Unknown

109. A Prayer for Help

Words: Elizabeth McE. Shields

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

110. Love God

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Richard Farrant

111. Look for the Beautiful

Words: F. E. Belden

Music: F. E. Belden

112. Jesus, We Would Work for Thee

Words: Unknown

Music: Conrad Kocher

113. Teach Me, My God and King

Words: George Herbert

Music: Johann M. Spiess

114. Obey the Master

Words: Clifford A. Cole

Music: Charles Steggall

115. Dare to be Brave

Words: Unknown

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

116. Father, Lead Me

117. Chosen Workers

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Oliver Houston Jr.

118. Onward, Christian Soldiers

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Unknown

119. A Happy Day

120. I Would Be True

Words: Howard Arnold Walter

Music: Joseph Yates Peek

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121. Dear Lord, We Give Our Youth

Words: Calvin W. Laufer

Music: Albert L. Peace

122. Thy Work, O God, Needs Many Hands

Words: Calvin W. Laufer

Music: John Gower

123. Bless Thou the Gifts We Bring

Words: Catherine Culnan

Music: G. Darlington Richards

124. Willing Offerings

Words: Tessie Smith

Music: Unknown

125. We Give Thee But Thine Own

Words: William Walsham How

Music: Unknown

126. Junior Stewards

Words: Fern Sears

Music: Alonza P. Howard

127. God, the Father

Words: Unknown

Music: Leighton G. Hayne

128. All Things Are Thine

Words: Roy A. Cheville

Music: Unknown

129. Offering Song

Words: M. S. E.

Music: Mildred Speaks Edward

130. Keep the Law

Words: Herbert Six

Music: Herbert Six

131. Gifts of Love

Words: Lois J. McGee

Music: Lois J. McGee

132. Bringing Gifts to God

Words: Anonymous

Music: Charlotte A. Barnard

133. Our Gifts

Words: Elizabeth McE. Shields

Music: Thomas Tallis

134. Stewardship

Words: Unknown

Music: Grace Wilbur Conant

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135. Praise and Thanks

136. Thanksgiving

Words: Anna M. Shepard

Music: Helen C. Rockefeller

137. Father, We Thank Thee

Words: Rebecca Weston

Music: Unknown

138. Father, in Early Morning Praise

Words: Elizabeth Jones

Music: John Dykes

139. Thank You, Father

Words: Myrtle Williamson

Music: Elizabeth McE. Shields

140. Thanking God

Words: Martha Wonn

Music: Martha Wonn

141. Song of Thanks

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

142. Can a Little Child, Like Me

Words: Mary M. Dodge

Music: Unknown

143. For All Good Things

Words: Alice M. Pullen

Music: Alice M. Pullen

144. O Lord of Heaven and Earth and Sea

Words: Christopher Wordsworth

Music: John B. Dykes

145. Giving Thanks

Words: D. B. T.

Music: D. B. Towner

146. Heavenly Father

147. Praise to God, Immortal Praise

Words: Anna Laetitia Barbauld; Stewart’s Collection

Music: Unknown

148. Now Thank We All Our God

Words: Martin Rinkhart

Music: Unknown

149. Thank You Songs

Words: Norman C. Schlichter

Music: W. Lawrence Curry

150. A Child’s Song of Thanksgiving

Words: Unknown

Music: M. J. N.

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151. We Plow the Fields

Words: Matthias Claudius

Music: Unknown

152. Prayer of Thanksgiving

Words: Nederlandtsche Gedenckclanck, 1626; Adriaen Valerius

Music: Unknown

153. Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

Words: Henry Alford

Music: Unknown

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154. O Come, All Ye Faithful

Words: Latin hymn, 18th century; John F. Wade

Music: Unknown

155. As with Gladness Men of Old

Words: William Chatterton Dix

Music: Unknown

156. Praise to God in Heaven

Words: Lawrence Curry

Music: Lawrence Curry

157. Baby Jesus

Words: Kathryn Peck

Music: Faith Wilson

158. As Each Happy Christmas

Words: Harriet R. Spaeth; Johann Wilhelm Hey

Music: Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck

159. I Heard the Bells

Words: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Music: Unknown

160. Bethlehem Lullaby

Words: P. W. Blackmer

Music: Brahms

161. The Blessed Baby Jesus

Words: Katherine Merrill

Music: Unknown

162. Bethlehem

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

163. If I Had Been a Shepherd

Words: Pauline Klecker Fisher

Music: Unknown

164. We Three Kings

Words: John Henry Hopkins Jr.

Music: Unknown

165. Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming

Words: German carol, 16th century

Music: Unknown

166. O Beauteous Heavenly Light

Words: Johann Rist

Music: Unknown

167. While Humble Shepherds Watched

Words: Nahum Tate

Music: Unknown

168. O Little Town of Bethlehem

Words: Phillips Brooks

Music: Unknown

169. Come, All Ye Shepherds

Words: Mari Ruef Hofer

Music: Unknown

170. There’s a Song in the Air

Words: Josiah G. Holland

Music: Unknown

171. It Came upon the Midnight Clear

Words: Edmund H. Sears

Music: Unknown

172. Hark, the Herald Angels Sing

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Unknown

173. Angels We Have Heard on High

Words: French carol

Music: Unknown

174. The First Nowell

Words: English carol; Christmas Carols, W. Sandys, 1833

Music: Unknown

175. Away in a Manger

Words: Martin Luther; Little Children’s Book for Schools and Families, 1885

Music: Unknown

176. Silent Night

Words: Joseph Mohr

Music: Unknown

177. An Angel Came to Mary

Words: Lois Moore

Music: Unknown

178. Silvery Star, Precious Star

Words: Elbert A. Smith

Music: Unknown

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179. Another Year Is Dawning

180. New Year Greeting

Words: Unknown

Music: Grace Wilbur Conant

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181. When, His Salvation Bringing

Words: John King

Music: Unknown

182. All Glory, Laud, and Honor

Words: Theodulph of Orleans

Music: Unknown

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183. We Will Be Merry Far and Wide

Words: Unknown

Music: Michael Praetorius; W. Lawrence Curry

184. All the Happy Birds of Spring

Words: Frances M. Morton

Music: Roberta Bitgood

185. O Joyous Easter Morning

186. Now Let Us All with One Accord

Words: Frances B. Wood

Music: F. S. Weddle

187. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Unknown

188. Lift Your Glad Voices

Words: Reverend Henry Ware Jr.

Music: Isaac B. Woodbury

189. Alleluia

Words: C. A. Alington

Music: Unknown

190. Easter Bells

191. The Bells of Easter

Words: Katherine Merrill

Music: Franklyn S. Weddle

192. It’s Easter Today

Words: Melissa Murphy

Music: Unknown

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193. I Can Tell

194. Spring

195. Fat Robin Redbreast

Words: Gretchen O. Murray

Music: Unknown

196. Snowflake Feathers

Words: Mabel E. Bray

Music: Unknown

197. The Mystery

Words: Ether H. Chesterfield

Music: Doris Weddle

198. Dancing Snowflakes

Words: Ethel Crowninshield

Music: Ethel Crowninshield

199. Snowflakes

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200. Rain Song

201. Whoo-ee!

Words: Edith Lovell Thomas

Music: Unknown

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202. Be My Valentine

203. Valentines

Words: Ethel Crowninshield

Music: Ethel Crowninshield

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204. Birthday Song

Words: Unknown

Music: Frances B. Martin

205. Birthday Offering Song

Words: Vida E. Smith

Music: Josephine Mader

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206. Take Me Home

207. Tiptoe

208. Bath Time

209. A Baby’s Way

Words: Minnie E. Hicks

Music: Doris Weddle

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210. The Star-spangled Banner

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: Unknown

211. For God and Country

Words: Emilie Fendall Johnson

Music: Michel Sciapiro

212. America, the Beautiful

Words: Katherine Lee Bates

Music: Unknown

213. America

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Unknown

214. O Canada

Words: Adolphe B. Routhier

Music: Unknown

215. Salute to the Flag

216. God Save the Queen

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

217. O Beautiful, Our Country!

Words: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Music: Alexander Ewing

218. God Defend New Zealand

Words: Thomas Bracken

Music: Unknown

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219. Loleachi

Words: Verda E. Bryant

Music: Franklyn S. Weddle

220. Gay Skylarks (a Round)

Words: Unknown

Music: Ruth Lewis Holman

221. The Happy Skylark

Words: Goldie Zion

Music: Lucy Longan Orr

222. Marry Skylark Girls

Words: Ivy Fisher

Music: Mary Truman; Thelma Lane

223. Skylark Good-by

Words: Goldie Zion

Music: Anonymous

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224. The Oriole Call

Words: Unknown

Music: Madeline Higgins Howard; G. Holman

225. God’s Call Is Best

Words: Jessie Mae Norris

Music: Thomas Hastings

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A-1. Sharing

A-2. Working Together

Words: Edna M. Shaw

Music: Edna M. Shaw

A-3. This Is a Fence

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

A-4. Ham and Eggs

A-5. The Upward Trail

Words: Oscar A. Kirkham

Music: Unknown

A-6. The Right Way

Words: Anna M. Pratt

Music: Edward B. Birge

A-7. Tip, Tip, Tap

A-8. Now It’s Time to Rest

A-9. Swing Song

A-10a. Chants for Bending and Stretching

Words: Aileen Fisher

Music: N/A

A-10b. Chants for Bending and Stretching

A-11a. Chants for Tiptoeing

A-11b. Chants for Tiptoeing

A-12. Will You Come?

Words: R. S. P.

Music: Ruth Stephens Porter

A-13. Skipping Is Fun

Words: Paul Edmonds

Music: Susan Castle

A-14. Where Is Thumbkin?

A-15. Here We Go A-Riding on a Train

A-16. Here Is the Beehive

A-17. Guessing Game

A-18. I’m a Little Teapot

Words: George H. Sanders; Clarence Kelley

Music: Clarence Kelley; George H. Sanders

A-19. Greeting Song

A-20. Beachcomber’s Song

A-21. Canoe Song

Words: Margaret Embers McGee

Music: Unknown

A-22. Hawaiian Rainbow

A-23. Down by the Station

A-24. Two Little Blackbirds

A-25. Hawaiian Lullaby

A-26. My Hand on Myself

A-27. Little Peter Rabbit

Words: Unknown

Music: N/A

A-28. One Finger, One Thumb

A-29. The Little Green Frog

A-30. Little Red Caboose

A-31. Three Little Ducks

A-32. Oh, Chester

A-33. The Emperor Napoleon

A-34. The Grand Old Duke of York

Words: Unknown

Music: Aleta Runkle

A-35. Under the Chestnut Tree

A-36. Today is Monday! Today is Monday!

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

A-37. Barnyard Song

A-38. Little Tom Tinker

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

A-39. Shenandoah

Words: American folk song

Music: Unknown

A-40. Hoot Owl Song

A-41. Kookaburra

Words: Marion Sinclair

Music: Unknown

A-42. Tell Me Why

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

A-43. Day Is Done (Taps)

Words: Daniel Butterfield

Music: Unknown

A-44. Alouette

Words: French-Canadian folk song

Music: Unknown

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