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Bryan Keith Turner

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Wednesday, October 10,2018 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Bryan Keith Turner, 51, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Thursday, October 4, 2018.

Born Saturday, May 6, 1967 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of Clifton Eugene Turner and Diana Lisle (Gordon) Turner of Clear Spring, Maryland.

Bryan graduated from Clear Spring High School in 1985. He was first employed with Hub Labels, and later at MCI as a correctional officer retiring after 27 years. He later was employed with FedEx/ T.L. McCleary, Inc. Bryan was a member of the Virginia Avenue Church of God, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, and was also involved with Hagerstown Pride and America's VetDogs.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Christine Dawn (Marks) Turner; daughter, Rachel Lynn Turner of Hagerstown, MD; half sister, Marie LaPrade of VA; father and mother-in-law Susan and Butch Poole of Martinsburg, WV; sister and brother-in-law Keith and Tammy Shindle of Hagerstown, MD ; nephew, Luke Shindle of Hagerstown, MD; nieces, Hope Shindle of Hagerstown, MD and Erica LaPrade of VA; numerous aunts, uncle, cousins and friends.

Services will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. Shawn Bushman and the Rev. Doug Sandman officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Bryan's name to on online or at 371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787-2976.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Guest Book

So sorry to hear of your loss. Love and prayers! Love the Lemus family

Tabitha Lemus
Boonsboro, MD

Christy, Rachel, and family, So saddened to hear of Bryans passing. I went to Clear Spring High School and graduated with Bryan. Moved away from area and not local, but attended two class reunions and saw Bryan - remembered his smile, had not changed since school days. Hold on to sweet memories, I am sure Bryans smile brightened many days and will always be with you all. A donation to America Vet Dogs has been made in Bryans memory. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family - Kim and John ( Kim Savage)

Kim Savage
Perryville, MD

Bryan was a great kid who always had a smile that was infectious. My condolences to you and your family.

Barry Munch
Hagerstown, Md

Dear Christi & Rachel & Family, No words seem fitting, please know that many people care and are praying for you and your family during this most difficult time. Heartfelt prayers and condolences from our family to yours. Bobby & Jeannie Thompson

Bobby & Jeannie Thompson
Hagerstown, MD

Christy & Family My heart breaks for you. My prayer is that the Lord will shine his face upon you and give you peace. Until you meet again in heaven may your memories sustain you.

Lydia Mitchell
Frederick, MD

Warm thoughts and fond memories of the good times that we shared with Bryan will remain within our hearts. With Love and Heartfelt Sympathy, Michael and Carolyn Carbaugh

Michael amd Carolyn Carbaugh
Hagerstown , MD

Christy, thoughts and prayers to you and your family. With deepest sympathy.

Gay Hayden
Hagerstown, MD

sending our condolences, from our family to yours..

Sam and Amanda Cubbage
Berkley Springs , wv

Diana so sorry to hear about your son's sudden accident and death. I can't imagine the pain you must be feeling right now! May the good Lord sustain and give you and your family comfort at this sad time. Sorry that I could not make it to the viewing or funeral.

Vondalea Henninger-Pleger
Martinsburg, WV

Christy, Can't even imagine the depth of sadness you and Rachel must be experiencing right now, and there are no words that we could say that will make it better for you. All we can offer are our heartfelt prayers, love and support at such a tragic time. We love you and pray the Lord will grant you peace that passes understanding. Love you dear friend!

Steve and Terri Johnson
Hagerstown, MD

It’s the hardest most painful experience we have to endure losing our loved one. I’m so very sorry for your tragic lost. I met Bryan through Legalshield Services some years ago. We had the same passion for this business and as I continue to pursue the marketing I will always think of him, kind, willing to help and encouraging. May God give you the power beyond normal to endure this heartache.

Cindy Panicola
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for your loss. Prayers from my family to yours....

Robert Snavely
Hagerstown , Maryland

Love to all.

Dillon Foster
Mercersburg, PA

Christy and Rachel, We are so very sorry to hear about Bryan. He has touched so many people and left everyone with unforgettable memories. Our hearts are so heavy for you and Rachel and pray that God will give you Peace, Comfort, and Strength daily.

Greg, Melinda, Morgan, and Makenzie Rhodes
Falling Waters, WV

We are so sorry for your loss. A donation to American VetDogs has been made in Bryan's memory.

Davidson-Toro Family
Laurel, Maryland

Christine, Always remember Brian’s great smile and great work ethic. Never remember a harsh word or bad attitude. I worked with Brian at MCI-H He certainly loved his Lord. It showed in his walk. I will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Karl Wagner Smithsburg

Karl wagner
Smithsburg , Maryland

Christy I am so sorry this has happened and my heart is with you, your daughter, and your family !!! Many prayers and much love from me and my son Zach !!! We are thinking of you all !!!

Sally Sullivan
Hagerstown, Md

Keeping your family in my thoughts, and sending my condolences.

Donna Spangler
Knoxville , TN

So Sorry for your loss, Brian will be missed by all.

Mike and Tammy Huntsberry
Chambersburg , Pennsylvania

Christie I am very sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you

Carol Leidahl
Hagerstown, MD

Christy, We are so very sorry for your loss and are keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Aaron & Stephanie Kendall
Hagerstown, MD

Though I am not there physically I know that my prayers for God's comfort will travel across country. I am so sorry for your loss and sending my love to you all. Love, Laura

Laura Byrd
Arvada, Colorado

I’m so sorry for your recent loss. My deepest condolences to your family. Death of a loved one is never easy to endure, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Continue looking to God and you will always find comfort in him (2 Cor 1:3,4). He will soon destroy the enemy of death (1 Cor 15:26), and He will soon return our loved ones to us through the resurrection (John 5:28,29). Please visit and search “When Someone You Love Dies”, it helped me through some difficult times and I hope you can find comfort in it also.

Manassas , Va

Praying for a peace that surpasses all understanding.

Pamela Vahle
Williamsport, MD

Christy - I'm so sorry to hear about Bryan. Sending prayers to you and your family.

Beth Dayhoff
Walkersville, MD

So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.

Cathy Carr-Mclean
Hagerstown , MD

Christi, Rachel, Tami, Hope and all the family, We are so very sorry for your loss. We didn't know Bryan but we do know what a close family you all are and we pray that the love and support and memories see you through. It is hard find words of comfort. Know that Bryan is always with you. Carol and Madison

CAROL COSTNER (Nareski) and Madison Nareski
Hagerstown, Maryland

Dear Chris, My deepest condolences for your loss. I am so sorry for your best friend and loving husband sudden departure. Hugs and tears From my heart to your beautiful soul Maja

Maja Grantham
Williamsport, MD

So sorry for your loss. Words cannot express enough... I can’t imagine:( I’m so so sorry! He looked like such an awesome guy! I am happy that you had 27 years together.... may the joy of those memories carry you through until you’re reunited:(

Nickie Jordan
Baton Rouge , Louisiana

I’m very sorry Christy. Bryan was full of life and he never held back. We went to CSHS together. He was a good friend. Everyone enjoyed Bryan. Everyone will miss him. We too are devastated, he is one of us. Peace and Love. Paul Bryan

Paul Bryan
Frederick , Md.

Christy and Rachel It’s so hard to put into words how deeply sorry I am for your loss. Bryan was such a character with a large personality. I’m sure his absence will be felt by all those who knew and loved him. Please take comfort in knowing that you have so many people who love you and are here for you as you take this journey. My love, thoughts and prayers are with you always. Pam Nichols

Pam Nichols
Hagerstown, Md

My deepest condolences, May God bless you and your Family

Williamsport , Md.

I’m so sorry for your loss Christy and Rachel. Your in my thoughts love you

Melissa Colvin
Lonaconing , Maryland

Christy and Rachel we want to express our condolences. Bryan was my co worker, supervisor and most importantly our friend. He will be greatly missed.

Jason and Kelly Partlow
Hagerstown, MD

Christy & Rachel we love you so very much! We are so very sorry for your loss. You and all of Bryan's family are in our thoughts, prayers and forever in our hearts. Always remember, we are here for you anytime day or night. We will, one day, see Bryan again for sure without a doubt. So many, many great and wonderful memories with Bryan, way too many to count or mention. Life here on earth will truly never be the same without you here my brother. Bryan, you were loved immensely, you are missed greatly and dearly... until we meet again, save a place for us!

Shawn & Renee Doub
Hagerstown, MD

Blessed to have worked with Brian , he was always cheerful and full of energy but my fondest memory is of a church service we both went to. Be at peace, this journey is over but a new one has begun.

John Sharon
Kearneysville , WV

I am so sorry for your loss. May God watch over you and ease your grief during this difficult time.

Ashley Caulford
Frederick , Maryland

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I played online with Bryan and was so upbeat and happy. This is a tragic loss and he will be sorely missed.

Mark Neaves
Brisbane, Queensland, AUS

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Christy, and with Rachel.

Margaret Hallaren Friebel
Mt. Airy, MD

So sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. May God give you comfort and strength during this very difficult time in your lives. Prayers to you and your family.

Sheila Slifer
Boonsboro , MD

Christy and Rachel, we would like to offer our sincere and heartfelt condolences to you. Bryan was a truly wonderful person and an inspiration to all who knew him. So shocked and saddened by his tragic accident. Know that he is with our Heavenly Father and one day we will be reunited. God’s blessings on you and the rest of your family.

Tim and Jean Rohr
Sharpsburg , MD

Dear Christie and Rachel, our hearts are breaking for both of you. We understand the shock of losing that precious loved one too soon. We were so happy to see all three of you together at Christian and Kyrstin's wedding. What a wonderful memory to look upon and reflect all the good times together. May God wrap you in his loving arms, bathed in love and support. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of your family. Barb and Andrew Rose.

Barbara and Andrew Rose
Hagerstown, Md

Christy and Rachel, Although we have not yet had a chance to meet you, we did have the pleasure to have known and adore the wonderful man who loved you both so much. It is with heavy hearts we send our condolences. Please know he was appreciated and loved by the Woudstra family, and has been a huge friend and great support to our entire family. We want you to know how much we truly appreciate him, and how much he missed you when he was helping our family in Michigan. He touched our hearts and will be greatly missed, always remembered.

Dave, Karen, Vivian and Sophia Woudstra

So sorry to hear of your loss. May the love of others comfort you during your difficult time.

Chastity Lord & Courtland Hahn
Hagerstown, Md

Dear Christy and Rachel, Words cannot express the loss you must feel at this time. Moving forward you will find his love for you to sustain you. You will remember his laugh to make you smile. You will remember his hugs to warm your heart. Love, Debbie and Tony

Debbie and Tony Reyes
Staunton , Va

Just heartbroken to hear of this dear soul and friend passing. Bryan made God’s command to love “your neighbor” an easy thing to do. We loved being his neighbor for 9 years.

Mitch Greenbaum
Funkstown, Maryland

Christy, I am thinking of you and your daughter during this time. Bryan was such a nice person. He will always be near you. I wish there was something that I could say to comfort you, but there are no words. Sending a high to you and your daughter. Again, I am so sorry.

Francesca Della Mea
Hagerstown, Maryland

My sincere condolences.

Jenna Lana Brooks
Lewisburg , Ohio

I am so very sorry for your loss! There are no words of comfort that will help. I know. I recently lost a son and this will be the hardest thing you can go thru. With prayers and time, you will survive. Hope, prayers, love and constant thoughts for you and your family.

Nikki Bell
Rigby, ID

Bryan was a great guy. I played a game online with him pretty much every day. He was super nice, very giving and always loved to engage in conversation. We miss you greatly and will say a prayer for you family and loved ones.

Josh Fleming
Miami, Oklahoma

We are so sorry to see this. Bryan played a game with us called Final Fantasy, and his name on the game was Iron City, everyone of us loved him, he was a very good hearted person, who always made is laugh. He will truly be missed. All of is from the game send our love thoughts, and prayers.

Heather Joey Hurley
Grundy , Va

Bonnie and I were so saddened to hear the news about Bryan, his passing has taken much from all of us who knew him. I've know Bryan throughout his entire career with the State of Maryland, from the beginning as a COI and watch him developed to become a leader and retiring as a Lieutenant. Bryan was so dedicated to what he believed in, not only through the policies and procedures of corrections, but his faith as a "Stand Out Christian". Bryan will surely be miss by all of us, but his wife, daughter and family will have that empty void that only through love and care can keep them going forward. Our condolences, prayers and thoughts will be with the family and friends.

Paul & Bonnie Ridenour
Fort Mill , SC

Brian Bowman
Thurmont, Md.

I went to school with Bryan, he was such a nice guy. Definitely too soon to leave this earth, he will be missed!

Tracie (Creek) Zinzow
Berkeley Springs, WV

Christy, You and Rachel have not left my thoughts and prayers since I heard about your loss. I’m sending my heartfelt love and support to you during this difficult time. You are so loved by the community, please take comfort that so many are supporting and praying for you... more than you know! I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting Bryan, but there is no doubt in my mind that he was a truly wonderful, amazing husband, father, and human being!

Mary Glessner
Smithsburg, MD

Our hearts hurt for you and your family. Brian knew how to lift everyone's spirits & make you smile. He will be missed. God Bless and give you peace. Hugs

Jackie & Dane Brewer
Hagerstown, MD

My heart hurts for your loss. Celebrate his life. Lean on God for strength. Praying for the entire family. Much love to you my dear friend. Misty

Misty Bridges
Franklin, TN

Sending hugs and prayers to your family.

Patty Austin
Hagerstown , Maryland

My deepest and heartfelt condolences go out to Kristie and Rachel and the rest of Brian‘s family and friends . Sending much love and prayers for comfort and peace. Crystal

Crystal (LeClair) Rollyson
Martinsburg, WV

I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bryan at MCI-H for many years and he was the best. He never forgot where he came from and always treated everyone as an equal. I couldn’t believe it when I heard the news, but I guess it’s true. God only takes the best. Again, my deepest condolences to his family and friends. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God keep you and carry you through your grief until you are together with Bryan again.

Williamsport, MD

Fred & Jeannie Shinbur
Hagerstown , MD

Thoughts and prayers for Bryan and his family. We will be thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Christopher McClure
Clear Spring, MD

I have a lot of great high school memories of Bryan. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss.

Tracy Durkin
Warrenton, VA

I'm so sorry to hear of this horrible loss. Bryan was such a great guy that always made you laugh. You always felt happy when with him. Such a joy to be around. I just can't imagine the hole he will leave and my hearts breaks for Christy, Rachel and all his family and friends. My thoughts and praying go out to all that had the pleasure of knowing this wonderful guy.

Robin Hollinger
Boonsboro, Maryland

God has a higher plan for Bryan now. He was loved and cherished among the living and now will cast his love and provide protection for those who he cared deeply. Christy and Rachel, sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts. Take comfort that Bryan will be forever among us. Much love. Dawn and Lee Anne

Dawn and Lee Anne
Lusby, MD

Christy, Rachel and family, I am so sorry for you loss. Bryan was so funny and I'll never forget how he introduced himself to me. I laugh just thinking about it. Now he's the angel watching over you and still loving you.

Peggy Ridenour
Smithsburg , MD

Christy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

Becky Grosh
Greencastle, PA

I still cannot believe that Bryan is gone. He was such a loving , caring man . His smile could light up a room . He always had a hug to share and sweet words to say. I was blessed to know him and call him my friend . He will be forever missed. Christy & Rachel , my heart hurts for you both. I know the heartache & pain you feel. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers daily. Love you both. Love & Prayers , Connie Harne

Connie Harne
INWOOD, West Virginia

Lots of Hugs and prayers to your entire family during this difficult time.

Cindy Higgins
Surfside Beach , SC

Christy and Rachel, My heart is with both of you. Love you. I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Bryan for the loving soul he was. It never mattered who you were he always had a hug, a laugh and a kind word for you. I love you both so much. I am so very sorry for this loss. We are here for you both for whatever you may need forever. Love you, Jill and Forrest

Jill Reddecliff
Hagerstown, MD

Christy and Rachel- Words can’t begin express how sorry I am. I didn’t know Bryan well. but we shared a love of the Steelers. Please know that you are both in my thoughts and prayers. Kathy Valentine

Kathy Robeson Valentine
Hagerstown, Md

We send our heartfelt love to your family on the loss of Brian. There are so few words that can be said at a time like this. I only worked with Brian from time to time but Pat and I knew him well through the family. There is a saying I hope that sometime down the road will console you and it goes. " To Live In The Hearts We Leave Behind Is Not To Die ". At another time and in another place we will all be together again. Our Love! Ray and Pat Lushbaugh Hagerstown

Ray and Pat Lushbaugh
Hagerstown, MD

Wow just blown away Bryan was a great guy I cant believe hes gone.. may god bless you all

Robert Montgomery
Greencastle, PA

Christy, Rachel, Diane, Cliff, and family, We are heartbroken for you. Bryan's smile will last forever with those who knew and loved him. His Christian testimony will continue to leave a lasting impression. Praying for all of you and holding on to God's promises through this time of sorrow.

Brenda Gsell
Waynesboro, PA

I’m sooooo very sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Brian personally but have many friends that do. I ride also and can’t imagine what you’re going through. I send Prayers of comfort to you and your family. ❤️

Erayna Long, RN. MCTC nurse
Hagerstown , Md

Christy, Rachel and family, I am deeply saddened to hear about Bryan. He was a devoted husband and father, and was always a joy to be around. I will always remember his smile and upbeat presence. Keeping you both in my prayers.

Taryn Myers
Greencastle, PA

My family and I are heart broken for your loss.

Andrew Brown
Hagerstown, MD

May peace with you. I will remember hitting the dance floor and laughing with Bryan. Life on earth is short; and our faith in our everlasting life together in heaven is all we have to give us strength in this time of grief. My love for all the family is all I have to offer.

Cindy Hutchinson
Boonsboro, MD

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

You and your dear family are in my prayers during this difficult time. I pray that you find peace and comfort in our Lord, Jesus Christ. May your hearts heal with time. Much love ❤️

Suzanne Hult
Smithsburg , MD

No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. You and your family are in my heart.

LisaMarie Schultz
Waynesboro , PA

No words seem to fit I'm sure u have a pain so deep your not sure what your feeling but somehow I hope u and your family can find enter peace and comfort from your memories. With a heavy heart I pray for you and your family hugs to all

Carol Sweigert
Martinsburg, WV

Rest In Peace my friend, one of the nicest guys I have ever known, as an officer never forgot when he came from. To his family may you be comforted that you will be together again, from my family to yours our deepest sympathy.

Thomas Mooningham
Maugansville,, Md

I would just like to once again express how deeply saddened we are... surrounding you with love, hugs, and prayers for peace and understanding. I will be out of town for the services, but hope to see you soon after.

Kim Lopp
Hagerstown , Md

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family.

Denise McCoy
Hagerstown , MD

You were the most genuine and loving person. Your spirit was contagious and full of life. It hit me hard when I heard to news yesterday. For the few years I knew you, you strongly imprinted on my life. I hope you have found peace and happiness.

Grace Heinrich
Hagerstown, Maryland

We built our houses together, kids spent many years together and our impropt to gatherings always brought joy. We may have moved away but you dont forget your roots, you have been as rock solid as they come my friend you are dearly missed. I will see you again just not right now. You are in the hands of our almighty and I always admired how you had clear vision on that.

Joe Tinebra
Prosper, TX

We are deeply saddened. Bryan really was an amazing person. Only those who knew him would really know. We are here for you and Rachel. God will help you with each step. We love you.

Simon and Dawn Woodford
Hagerstown, Maryland

Dear Christy and Rachel, and all of Bryan's family, No words can express the sorrow I feel. Bryan was a great man, funny, and always gave big bear hugs no matter when you saw him last. He will be very much missed. My love goes out to you.

Kathy Durbin Chrisp
Ashburn, VA

R I P BRYAN you were a great person and good friend! You will be missed! Prayers to Christy and Rachel! May God be with you two and your family!!

Eric Mentzer
Falling Waters, Wv

Prayering for peace and comfort to everyone impacted by the loss of Bryan. May your faith in God lead you in the days ahead- standing firm in the knowledge that heaven welcomed him home.

Mendie Gift
Frederick , MD

Sheila and I send our thoughts and a prayer that God will surround you with His comfort at this difficult hour. 'The Angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hands of God'. May God's Peace surround you. Our condolences and sympathy........Pete & Sheila Waters

Pete & Sheila Waters
Antietam Furnace, Maryland

I'm really sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family my thoughts are with you.

Janell Davis
berkeley springs, West Virginia

Christy I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking about Rachel and you. Jamey Nystrom

Jamey Nystrom
Hagerstown , Maryland

Christy I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking about Rachel and you. Jamey Nystrom

Jamey Nystrom
Hagerstown , Maryland

Christie, keeping you in our prayers. So sorry for your loss. So sorry. Love and prayers, David and Letitia Rhodes

Letitia Rhodes
Westover, MD

Always enjoyed working with Bryan at MCI-H. He was always cheerful and a great guy to be around. Very sorry to hear of his sudden passing. Prayers out to his family.

Chris Evans
Hedgesville, WV

Thoughts and love to Christy, Rachel and the whole family.

Rachel and Kraig Sandri
Hagerstown , MD

Bryan touched a lot of lives and will be sadly missed. My prayers to his family and to all who knew him.

James Dean
Hagerstown, Maryland

We are sorry for your loss.

David Gladhill
Greencastle, Pennsylvania

Condolences to the family. Bryan was a great co-worker at MCI-H and will be missed by many.

Mike & Tara Hessong
Hagerstown, Maryland

Dear Christy, l am so very saddened at your loss. Many prayers are coming your way. If I can be of any help during this time, please don,t hesitate to say. Paula

Paula Bowers (Skylar’sGrandmother)
Hagerstown, Md

My deepest condolences and sympathies to MR Turners family. Bryan was a great person and an awesome supervisor at MCIH. It was a pleasure to work with him and know him. It is so sad that he was so young and never had a lot of time to enjoy his retirement from that place. My prayers to all of his family and may god bless and comfort you all during this tragedy. Sincerely , Chris Turner. COll WCI

Chris turner
Cumberland , Maryland

Love you forever, always in our hearts

Shannon Tronolone Truss
Williamsport , Md

So sorry for all of your family, especially Rachie and Christy. Rachie has soooo many wonderful moments to cherish that I’ve heard about many times. Awesome person gone way too soon. Love to all of you.

You will be sadly missed. You were taken way too soon. Prayers

Jackie Dieterich
Pawleys Island , SC

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you.

Donna Mowen
Hagerstown, Md

Remembering our trips to the Altar at Virginia ave. Church of God and the Easter Drama..Enjoy HEAVEN i hear its AWESOME.

Brian Brezler
Hagerstown, Maryland

I could not be more surprised or sadden by the loss of your husband/family member. May God hold you close at this time of grief. Sincerely, Lori (a Bella customer)

Lori Sherdel
Keedysville, MD

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