50 top, cutest and the best French actresses of present times

This article is about the 50 top, cutest and the best French actresses of present times who are sparkling stars of the glamorous arena of not only France, but also in the reset of the lovely planet. French women are somehow unique in their appearances and physical beauties as compare to other European nations. They are having sophisticated features and considered the most attractive women of Europe having normally slim and slender bodies. They have generally the most desirous model looks and this is also due to the eastern blend in their complexions. We can’t exactly determine their facial features as due to lot of mixing, there are many variations in their ethnicity these days. On average, the French females are with fair skin tones, light features, black hair, pretty noses and fabdulous light blue eyes.

We’ve made a list of fifty popular and dazzling female entertainers from France of the recent era who’re extremely popular in all mediums of entertainment industry. You’ll also find their full names, little description and dates of births in this sensational collection.

1. The sensual Adèle Exarchopoulos was born on 22 November 1993 who is a French actress. She is the youngest artist ever to be awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos

2. The exotic Aïssa Maïga is a Senegalese born French actress who was born on May 25, 1975 (age 40) in Dakar, Senegal.

Aissa Maiga
Aissa Maiga

3. The charming Anna Mouglalis was born on April 26, 1978 and is a French actress. Mouglalis was born in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, to a French mother and Greek father.

Anna Mouglalis
Anna Mouglalis

4. The gorgeous Anne Parillaud was born on 6 May 1960 and is a French actress, who has appeared in 30 films since 1977. 

Anne Parillaud
Anne Parillaud

5. The tantalizing Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey was born 26 May 1986 who is a French-Spanish actress and model. She is best known for playing Suzanne in The Sea Wall, the mermaid Syrena in the Pirates of the Caribbean.

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

6. The elegant Audrey Fleurot was born on 6 July 1977 and is a French film actress who has appeared in French film and television programmes.

Audrey Fleurot
Audrey Fleurot

7. The stunning Audrey Justine Tautou was born on 9 August 1976 and is a French actress and model.

Audrey Tautou
Audrey Tautou

8. The hypnotizing Bérénice Bejo was born on 7 July 1976 and is a French Argentine actress, who played Christiana in the 2001 film A Knight’s Tale.

Bérénice Bejo
Bérénice Bejo

9. The scintillating Bérénice Lim Marlohe was born on 19 May 1979 and is a French actress. She is mostly known for playing anti-heroine Bond girl Sévérine in the twenty-third James Bond film Skyfall.

Bérénice Marlohe
Bérénice Marlohe

10. The mesmerizing Carole Bouquet was born on 18 August 1957 and is a French actress and fashion model, who has appeared in more than 40 films since 1977.

Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet

11. The resplendent Cécile Crochon better known by the stage name Cécile Cassel was born on June 25, 1982 and is a French actress and singer.

Cécile Cassel
Cécile Cassel

12. The irresistible Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg was born on 21 July 1971 and is an Anglo-French actress and singer.

Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Gainsbourg

13. The graceful Clémence Poésy was born on 3 October 1982 who is also known as Clémence Guichard. She is a French actress and fashion model.

Clemence Poesy
Clemence Poesy

14. The peerless Déborah François was born on 24 May 1987 and is a Belgian actress. François grew up in Liège, which is in the French-speaking area of Belgium.

Déborah François
Déborah François

15. The wonderful Delphine Chanéac was born on 14 November 1978 and is a French model, actress and disc-jockey. Chanéac worked in the French cinema, appearing in European films and television.

Delphine Chanéac
Delphine Chanéac

16. The dainty Élodie Navarre is a French actress who was born on January 21, 1979 (age 36) in Paris, France.

Élodie Navarre
Élodie Navarre

17. The fabulous Élodie Yung was born on February 22, 1981 and is a French television and film actress of French- Cambodian descent.

Elodie Yung
Elodie Yung

18. The spell-binding Elsa Zylberstein was born on 16 October 1968 and is a French film, TV, and stage actress.

Elsa Zylberstein
Elsa Zylberstein

19. The brilliant Emmanuelle Béart was born on 14 August 1963 and is a French film actress, who has appeared in over 60 film and television productions since 1972.

Emmanuelle Béart
Emmanuelle Béart

20. The exquisite Frédérique Bel was born on March 24, 1975 and is a French film, television and voice actress.

Frédérique Bel
Frédérique Bel

21. The fantastic Hafsia Herzi was born on 25 January 1987 and is a French actress of Algerian and Tunisian descent.

Hafsia Herzi
Hafsia Herzi

22. The attractive Irène Marie Jacob was born on 15 July 1966 and is a French-born Swiss actress considered one of the preeminent French actresses of her generation.

Irène Jacob
Irène Jacob

23. The magnificent Isabelle Adjani was born on 27 June 1955 and is a French film actress and singer.

Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani

24. The stupefying Joséphine de La Baume was born on 8 October 1984 and is a French actress and singer.

Joséphine de La Baume
Joséphine de La Baume

25. The pleasing Julie Delpy was born on 21 December 1969, who is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter.

Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy

26. The sizzling Julie Gayet was born on June 3, 1972 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress and producer.

Julie Gayet
Julie Gayet

27. The noticeable Juliette Binoche was born on 9 March 1964 and is a French actress, artist and dancer.

Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche

28. The enticing Karin Viard was born on 24 January 1966 and is a multi-award-winning French actress.

Karin Viard
Karin Viard

29. The provoking Laetitia Marie Laure Casta was born on 11 May 1978 and is a French actress and model.

Laetitia Casta
Laetitia Casta

30. The classy Laure Marsac was born on February 18, 1970 in Paris, France. She is a French actress.

Laure Marsac
Laure Marsac

31. The blazing Léa Seydoux was born on 1 July 1985 and is a French actress.

Léa Seydoux
Léa Seydoux

32. The luminous Leïla Bekhti was born on 6 March 1984 and is a French film and television actress of Algerian descent.

Leïla Bekhti
Leïla Bekhti

33. The magnetic Louise Bourgoin is a French actress, model and television presenter. She was born on November 28, 1981 in Vannes, France.

Louise Bourgoin
Louise Bourgoin

34. The superb Louise Monot was born on December 30, 1981 in Paris, France.

Louise Monot
Louise Monot

35. The breathtaking Ludivine Sagnier was born on 3 July 1979 and is a French actress and model, who has appeared in films since 1989.

Ludivine Sagnier
Ludivine Sagnier

36. The glorious Marina Hands is a French stage and film actress who was born on January 10, 1975.

Marina Hands
Marina Hands

37. The impressive Marine Vacth was born on 9 April 1991 who is a French actress and model.

Marine Vacth
Marine Vacth

38. The appealing Mélanie Doutey was born on 22 November 1978, who is a French actress.

Mélanie Doutey
Mélanie Doutey

39. The beautiful Mélanie Laurent was born on 21 February 1983. She is a French actress, model, director, singer and writer.

Mélanie Laurent
Mélanie Laurent

40. The pretty Mélanie Thierry is a French actress best known to international audiences for her role as Aurora in the 2008 film Babylon A.D. She was born on July 17, 1981.

Mélanie Thierry
Mélanie Thierry

41. The eminent Mylène Jampanoï was born on July 12, 1980 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.

Mylène Jampanoï
Mylène Jampanoï

42. The opulent Noémie Lenoir was born on 19 September 1979 in Les Ulis. She is a French model and actress of mixed heritage.

Noémie Lenoir
Noémie Lenoir

43. The attracting Nora Arnezeder is a French actress and singer. She was born on May 8, 1989.

Nora Arnezeder
Nora Arnezeder

44. The marvelous Roxane Mesquida was born on 1 October 1981. She is a French actress and model based in Los Angeles.

Roxane Mesquida
Roxane Mesquida

45. The vibrant Sandrine Kiberlain was born on 25 February 1968. She is a French actress and singer.

Sandrine Kiberlain
Sandrine Kiberlain

46. The hypnotic Sara Forestier was born on 4 October 1986. She is a French actress and director.

Sara Forestier
Sara Forestier

47. The compelling Sophie Marceau was born on 17 November 1966. She is a French actress, director and screenwriter.

Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau

48. The engaging Vahina Giocante was born on June 30, 1981 in Orléans, Loiret, France. She is a French actress.

Vahina Giocante
Vahina Giocante

49. The engrossing Valérie Lemercier was born on 9 March 1964. She is a French actress, screenwriter, director and singer.

Valérie Lemercier
Valérie Lemercier

50. The incredible Virginie Fernandez, known by her stage name Virginie Ledoyen, is a French actress. She was born on November 15, 1976.

Virgine Ledoyen
Virgine Ledoyen

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50 most popular and beautiful German actresses of present times

This article is about the 50 most popular and beautiful German actresses of present times who are shining stars of the glamorous arena of not only Germany, but also in the reset of the lovely planet. German women are somehow unique in their appearances and physical beauties as compare to other European nations. They are considered tallest women in Europe along with the Dutch women and they are normally having quite muscular bodies. They have generally thick bones and strong muscles and are naturally leggy with model looks and this is also due to their full of protein diet. They believe in taking lot of dairy products and meat stuff in their food. But along with all these, they are also exercise loving, so they normally do take lot of care about their figures. We can’t exactly determine their facial features as due to lot of mixing, there are many variations in their ethnicity these days. On average, the Germanic females are with fair skin tones, light features, platinum blonde hair, small noses, high cheekbones and charming light blue eyes.

In this article, we’ve made a list of fifty top and best German female entertainers of recent era who’re extremely popular in all mediums of entertainment industry. You’ll also find their full names, little description and dates of births in this wonderful collection.

1- The sensual Alexandra Maria Lara was born on 12 November 1978 and is a Romanian born German actress best known for her roles in Downfall (2004), Control (2007), Youth Without Youth (2007), The Reader (2008) and Rush (2013).

Alexandra Maria Lara
Alexandra Maria Lara

2. The exotic Alexandra Monika Neldel was born on 11 February 1976 and is a German actress from Berlin.

Alexandra Neldel
Alexandra Neldel

3. The charming Alwara hofels was born on 6 April 1982 in Kronberg im Taunus and is a German actress. Höfels works both on camera and on stage.

Alwara Höfels
Alwara Höfels

4. The gorgeous Amelie Kiefer was born on 17 October 1987 in Munich and is a German actress.

Amelie Kiefer
Amelie Kiefer

5. The tantalizing Anna Hausburg was born in 1990 in Berlin and is a German actress.

Anna Hausburg
Anna Hausburg

6. The elegant Anna Maria Mühe was born on 23 July, 1985 in Berlin and is a German actress.

Anna Maria Mühe
Anna Maria Mühe

7. The stunning Annette Frier was born on 22 January, 1974 in Cologne and is a German actress and comedienne.

Annette Frier
Annette Frier

8. The hypnotizing Antje Charlotte Sieglin was born on 23 August, 1979 in Bremen and is a German actress.

Antje Charlotte Sieglin
Antje Charlotte Sieglin

9. The scintillating Aylin Tezel was born on 29 November, 1983 in Bünde, Germany and is a German actress.

Aylin Tezel
Aylin Tezel

10. The mesmerizing Bettina Zimmermann was born on 31 March, 1975 in Großburgwedel and is a German actress and model.

Bettina Zimmermann
Bettina Zimmermann

11. The resplendent Carla Juri was born in 1985 and is a Swiss born German actress. Her acting credits include 180° (de)Wetlands and Finsterworld.

Carla Juri
Carla Juri

12. The resplendent Cosma Shiva Hagen was born on May 17, 1981 in Los AngelesCalifornia and is a German actress.

Cosma Shiva Hagen - Image by Lado Alexi
Cosma Shiva Hagen – Image by Lado Alexi

13. The graceful Diana Amft was born on 7 November, 1975 in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia and is an award winning German film and television actress.

Diana Amft
Diana Amft

14. The peerless Diana Staehly was born on 31 October, 1977 in Cologne and is a German actress.

Diana Staehly
Diana Staehly

15. The wonderful Felicitas Woll was born on 20 January, 1980 in Homberg, Hesse and is a German actress.

Felicitas Woll
Felicitas Woll

16. The dainty Friederike Becht was born on 14 October, 1986 in Bad Bergzabern and is a German actress.

Friederike Becht
Friederike Becht

17. The fabulous Henriette Heinze was born in 1973 in Zittau and is a German actress.

Friederike Becht
Friederike Becht

18. The spell-binding Henriette Richter-Röhl was born on 9 January,  1982 in East Berlin and is a German actress.

Henriette Richter-Röhl
Henriette Richter-Röhl

19. The melodious Ina Paule Klink was born on 23 December, 1979 in Zossen and is a German actress and singer.

Ina Paule Klink
Ina Paule Klink

20. The exquisite Janina Flieger was born on 22 August, 1982 in Potsdam and is a German actress.

Janina Flieger
Janina Flieger

21. The fantastic Jasmin Schwiers was born on August 11, 1982 in Eupen, Belgium and is a German actress.

Jasmin Schwiers
Jasmin Schwiers

22. The attractive Jelena Weber is a German actress, known for Elementarteilchen (2006), Sommer (2008) and Gangs (2009).

Jelena Weber
Jelena Weber

23. The magnificent Jennifer Ulrich was born on 18 October, 1984 in Berlin and is a German actress.

Jennifer Ulrich
Jennifer Ulrich

24. The stupefying Jessica Boehrs was born on 5 March, 1980 and is a German singer and actress.

Jessica Boehrs
Jessica Boehrs

25. The pleasing Jessica Schwarz was born on 5 May, 1977 and is a German film and TV actress.

Jessica Schwarz
Jessica Schwarz

26. The sizzling Julia Jentsch was born on 20 February, 1978 and is a German actress.

Julia Jentsch
Julia Jentsch

27. The noticeable Julia Koschitz was born on 26 December, 1974 in Brussels, Belgium and is an Austrian-German actress.

Julia Koschitz
Julia Koschitz

28. The enticing Julia Richter was born on 14 August, 1970 in East Berlin and is a German actress who works for the theater and film.

Julia Richter
Julia Richter

29. The provoking Julia Maria Köhler was born on 16 July, 1978 in Finsterwalde and is a German actress.

Julia-Maria Köhler
Julia-Maria Köhler

30. The classy Karin Dor was born on 22 February 1938 and is a German actress who became popular in the 1960s playing heroines in Edgar Wallace and Karl May movies.

Karin Dor
Karin Dor

31. The blazing Karoline Herfurth was born on May 22, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Fack ju Göhte (2013), The Reader (2008) and Perfume.

karoline herfurth
karoline herfurth

32. The luminous Karoline Schuch was born on 19 October, 1981 in Jena and is a German actress.

Karoline Schuch
Karoline Schuch

33. The magnetic Katharina Wackernagel was born on 15 October, 1978 in Freiburg im Breisgau and is a German actress.

Katharina Wackernagel
Katharina Wackernagel

34. The superb Lavinia Wilson was born on March 8, 1980 in Munich and is a German actress.

Lavinia Wilson
Lavinia Wilson

35. The breathtaking Lisa Bitter was born in 1984 in Erlangen and is a German actress.

Lisa Bitter
Lisa Bitter

36. The glorious Luisa Wietzorek was born on 7 November, 1989 in Berlin and is a German actress, singer and voice actress.

Luisa Wietzorek
Luisa Wietzorek

37. The impressive Marie Bäumer was born on 7 May, 1969 and is a German film and TV actress.

Marie Bäumer
Marie Bäumer

38. The appealing Mina Tander was born on 4 December, 1978 in Cologne and is a German actress.

Mina_Tander
Mina_Tander

39. The beautiful Nadja Uhl was born on 23 May, 1972 in Stralsund, East Germany and is a German actress.

Nadja Uhl
Nadja Uhl

40. The pretty Nora Marie Tschirner was born on 12 June, 1981 in Berlin and is a German actress, presenter and musician.

Nora Tschirner
Nora Tschirner

41. The eminent Oona Devi Liebich was born on 12 February, 1984 in Leipzig and is a German actress.

Oona-Devi Liebich
Oona-Devi Liebich

42. The opulent Palina Rojinski was born on April 21, 1985 in LeningradSoviet Union and is a German presenter and actress of Russian – Jewish origin.

Palina Rojinski
Palina Rojinski

43. The attracting Peri Baumeister was born in 1986 in Berlin and is a German actress.

Peri Baumeister
Peri Baumeister

44. The marvelous Petra SchmidtSchaller was born on 28 August, 1980 and is a German actress.

Petra Schmidt-Schaller
Petra Schmidt-Schaller

45. The vibrant Sibel Kekilli was born on 16 June, 1980 and is a German actress.

Sibel Kekilli
Sibel Kekilli

46. The hypnotic Susan Sideropoulos was born on 14 October, 1980 in Hamburg and is a German actress.

Susan Sideropoulos
Susan Sideropoulos

47. The compelling Susanne Bormann was born on 2 August, 1979 in Kleinmachnow and is a German actress.

Susanne Bormann
Susanne Bormann

48. The engaging Teresa Weißbach was born on 26 April, 1981 in Zwickau and is a German actress.

Teresa Weißbach
Teresa Weißbach

49. The engrossing Theresa Scholze was born on 11 February, 1980 in Schmölln and is a German actress.

Theresa Scholze
Theresa Scholze

50. The brilliant Yvonne Catterfeld was born on 2 December, 1979 in Erfurt, Thuringia and is a German actress.

Yvonne Catterfeld
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Bhati Gate: The gem of walled city of Lahore

From the western wall of the old city of Lahore, you can enter into ‘Androon Lahore (Inner Lahore)’ through the famous and historic ‘Bhati Gate’, which is truly the gem of walled city of Lahore. Bhati Gate is considered as one of the oldest entry points into the walled city. This gate was named after ‘Sandal Bar’ who was associated with the name of ‘Rai Sandal Khan’ who belonged to ‘Bhatti’ clan of ‘Rajput’ tribe. Bhati Gate was also a main factor through which the most of northern and southern causeways were regulated during the Ghaznavid period. In the Mughal era, Emperor Abu’l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar made significant expansion in the city towards the east and divided it into nine districts or Guzars, Bhati Gate and its bazar marked the boundary between Guzar Mubarak Khan (east) and Guzar Talwarra (west).

Bhati Gate - The gem of walled city of Lahore - Image by odaiwai
Bhati Gate – The gem of walled city of Lahore – Image by odaiwai

Bhati Gate passed through many historic glories. Nowadays, it is considered a center of food and other markets but once, it was also a remarkable place of learning, literature and arts. You can still find such glorious traces after crossing through Bhati Gate of Lahore. If someone wants to taste the real cultural flavor of old Lahore, this is the best place, I bet. Narrow and swiveling but stunning and marvelous architecture of this part of walled city of Lahore will tell you the story of its grandeur past.

Bhati Gate - A view - Colors of Lahore
Bhati Gate – A view – Colors of Lahore

Bhati Gate itself was built in a Gothic style of double arches having verandas and barracks on its both sides. The original height of Bhati Gate is 187 ft. Like other gates, the major function was to safeguard the city and it was originally made with wood and iron. After giving access to the city in the morning, Bhati Gate was closed in the evening. Its original design and style truly reflected the greatness of ancient kingdoms.

Ancient wooden door - Bhati gate architecture, Lahore - Image: Smaina Zia Sheikh
Ancient wooden door – Bhati gate architecture, Lahore – Photo credit: Smaina Zia Sheikh

Bhati Gate has also the affiliation with the greatest Sufi Saint of Lahore and probably of the region of Punjab; Hazrat  Abul Hassan Ali Hajvery (more commonly known as Daata Ganj Baksh). He came from Ghazni to Lahore in the eleventh century A.D. and he made his station near to Bhati Gate. Now just outside, the tomb of this righteous devout is located, which is known as ‘Daata Darbar’. Bhati Gate was reconstructed during British Raj. Although, many sensitive and delicate features of this enormous architecture were demolished during its rebuilding. Before the partition of the Indian sub-continent in 1947, this area was also known for entertainment and theatrical activities. Many well-known wrestlers also belonged to this part of old Lahore. Nowadays, Bhati Gate is distinguished for its 24/7 food market and for its political significance. We’ll try to highlight some recognized and memorable buildings which are placed near Bhati Gate and in its surrounding area for your interest.

Data Darbar Complex, which is actually the shrine of Hazrat Ali Hajvery (Data Gunj Bux) is the most talked about and phenomenal feature of Bhati Gate. This place attracts millions of pilgrims and devotees every year, who come here in search of benediction and blessings. On special occasions, the shrine is decorated with lights, dinner is prepared for hundreds of people and visitors dance while musicians play Sufi music and Qawwalis for hours.

Data Darbar Lahore - A view of the complex.
Data Darbar Lahore – A view of the complex.

Faqir Khana or Fakir Khana – Also known as Koocha Fakir Khana is a private museum owned and curated by a Sikh family who are residing here for the last two centuries. Fakir Khana is an accumulation of the largest collection of private artifacts and antiquities in South Asia including treasures of art, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, Chinese porcelain, Persian carpets and countless other masterpieces.

Fakir Khana - Private museum near Bhati Gate, Lahore
Fakir Khana – Private museum near Bhati Gate, Lahore

Oonchi Masjid is another notable feature of Bhati Gate which is located on Lakarhara Street. It was built on a towering platform and due to which it is known as ‘Oonchi or Unchi’. It was built in the reign of Akbar the Great and associated with a water-carrier of Akbar’s time.

Oonchi Masjid - Unchi Masjid - A gem of walled city of Lahore - Image: Samina Zia Sheikh
Oonchi Masjid – Unchi Masjid – A monument of Akbar era, Lahore – Photo credit: Samina Zia Sheikh

There is another famous sitting spot of intellectuals, poets, thinkers and writers inside Bhati Gate which is known as Bazar-e-Hakeeman or (Hakeeman wala bazaar). In old times, this place was reserved for Hakeems who used to sit here to make cerebral and literary discussions. Today, it is center of many trades and businesses.

Enterance of Unchi Masjid, Bhati Gate, Lahore - Photo courtsey Samina Zia Sheikh
Entrance of Unchi Masjid, Bhati Gate, Lahore – Photo credit: Samina Zia Sheikh

Gone are the days of the real esteem and stature of the architecture of Bhati Gate which is gem of walled city of Lahore and its other neighboring historic structures. They are losing their dignities gradually because of the corrosion caused by the negligence of the authorities. Many among us are completely unaware of such splendid and prodigious treasures. Mere voices to save them from degradation have even become fruitless. We are drowning our unique cultural assets of Lahore in the eternal crepuscular due to our heedlessness. I am afraid, soon, there will nothing remain with us, to pass on to our generations, which could be perceived for the outer world as ‘Lahori heritage’.

Classic architecture of Bhati gate and its deterioration - Image by Samina Zia Sheikh
Classic architecture of Bhati gate and its deterioration – Photo credit: Samina Zia Sheikh

She Males: Who is a transgender?

By Sadaf Salman Makhdoom

Author of this article is an occasional writer who is Masters in Business Administration and also holds BS Computer Sciences degree. She is basically a marketing and banking professional from Lahore, Pakistan. 

She Males: Who is a transgender..

She Males - Who is a transgender? - Image by Feodel
She Males – Who is a transgender? – Image by Feodel

I came across a TV show on transgenders. After watching that I realized something which I never thought of before. I was shocked to find out that we are all transgenders. They are physically prominent because of their appearance and we disclose ourselves through our thoughts. Why is transgender such an abusive and offensive term? Isn’t it good to have the power of man and appearance of woman or be sensitive as a woman with appearance of a man ? Why not? Why not respect individuals who are much more better when it comes to traits? Our govt is providing them with employment. I think it is quite a step in the so called Islamic state.
Families disown their offsprings at some stage in a sense that girls get married and boys move on for their families and future. Does parent’s role as ruling party ceases? Why does society force the parents of transgenders to quit on their child when it is bound to happen at a later stage…
I believe there is no gender…one should be free to choose whatever they want to be and no one should be allowed to intrude…….. Murdering the personalities of people isn’t humane!

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