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Guests are Treated to the Biggest Show on Earth at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Dana Point, California is known as the Whale Capital of the West. Scientists believe that it may possibly serve as a reference “landmark” for whales and is also a famous gathering area, attracting not only marine mammals but marine biologists and whale lovers from around the world.

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Incredible, (Non) Edible Easter Eggs are Laid at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In celebration of spring, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel introduces four incredible, non-edible Easter eggs, each individually painted by a local artist including Trevor Mezak, James Galindo, Robin Hiers, and Kym de los Reyes.  

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Introduces Three Signature Spa Services

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Laguna Niguel launches a redesigned menu featuring three signature treatments that reflect the spa’s oceanfront location and provide guests with the ultimate in personalized experiences.

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Yappy Hour Returns for Tail Wagging Fun at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Yappy Hour, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions, returns this season for tail wagging fun.

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Embark on the Grand Tour and Go Behind the Scenes to Witness Art Come to Life

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This summer, escape for a true Laguna Beach art experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

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Lives are Made Up of Moments that Create Memories to Last a Lifetime

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Discover that moment that sparks your emotions. Discover that moment when you realize a new journey has begun.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Unveils an Original Art Exhibit Featuring 15 Local Artists

Monday, January 23, 2017

Millions are drawn to the beauty, fun, healthy and relaxed way of life in Southern California and the California Fun in the Sun exhibit showcases this quintessential lifestyle.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Asks “How Would You Spend $50,000?”

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is offering an exclusive opportunity to splurge and be pampered with a $50,000 shopping spree and stay in The Ritz-Carlton Suite in celebration of South Coast Plaza’s 50th Anniversary.

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Annual Diamond Ball Raises $575,000 to Benefit Veterans

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A record-breaking 500 attendees convened Veteran’s Day Weekend for The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel to raise money for The Canine Companions Veterans Initiative.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Rides a Wave of Giving Back to Children with Autism

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction, a benefit for Surfers Healing.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Rides a Wave of Giving Back to Children with Autism

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction, a benefit for Surfers Healing.

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A Southern California Winter Wonderland Awaits at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel invites guests to experience the surprise and delight of the season as the resort is transformed into a holiday wonderland with a 47-foot Christmas tree, thousands of sparkling lights, festive special events for kids of all ages, inspiring overnight experiences, and a dazzling confectionary creation that serves as the season’s centerpiece.

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Even Though the Summer Sun Has Set, Summer Memories Last Forever at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Thursday, October 6, 2016 

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Club Level has established itself and become known across the globe for providing exceptional customer service personalized for each guest. Now guests staying on The Club Level at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel have the exclusive opportunity to experience the “Summer Memories” exhibit featuring two renowned artists – Jin Wang and Carolyn Reynolds.

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Tails of Tricks and Tasty Treats

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Canines and their companions are invited for tricks and treats in celebration of Yappy Howl-O-Ween on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

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Winners of The X Factor Alex & Sierra Perform at the Diamond Ball

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Alex & Sierra, winners of The X Factor, will perform at the much anticipated Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  

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Guests Are Invited to See the World Through the Eyes of Artist Bettie Grace Miner

Monday, August 29, 2016

The newest exhibit to grace the walls at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a showing of 26 pieces by Bettie Grace Miner titled “Through My Window.”

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Surfers Dress Like Santa and Other Holiday-Inspired Characters to Raise Money for Children with Autism

Monday, August 15, 2016

On one perfect day in November, surfers from all over southern California dress like Santa and surf the waves at Salt Creek in order to raise money for children with autism.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Invites Guests from Near and Far to Come Together for the Ultimate Family Beach Vacation

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Vacations and holidays are a time for families to come together, reconnect and capture precious memories that create indelible marks on the heart.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Treats Guests to a Whale of an Experience

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel can witness these amazing animals with a four-hour guided excursion through the Eco-Adventure Center or on an overnight experience that includes a two-hour self-guided whale watching trip.

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Fifth Graders Earn a Whale of an Experience

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Eco-Adventure Center joined with Capistrano Unified School District in celebration of Earth Day. Fifth grade scholars were invited to submit a 300 to 500 word essay, piece of art or Public Service Announcement on “What it means to be an Eco Hero.”   

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Posters and Painters Exhibit Unveiled at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 

As the official hotel partner of Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is pleased to announce this year’s exhibit will showcase original works and posters from 8 past and present Festival of Arts artists. 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Presents an Evening of Southeast Asian Street Food

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents a culinary evening showcasing Southeast Asian Street Food on Friday, June 24, 2016.

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Capture Suite Memories at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel invites guests to capture memories of their visit to the oceanfront resort with the Suite Memories experience.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Introduces Exclusive Pageant of the Masters Experiences

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 

Highlighting this year’s Pageant of the Masters theme, Partners, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is partnering with the Pageant of the Masters to present two extraordinary overnight experiences for the 2016 season.

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Yappy Hour Returns With Tail Wagging Fun at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, March 7, 2016

Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Offers a Collection of Experiences That Create #Epicmemories

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel provides the inspiration for guests to create #EpicMemories in 2016 with original and enduring packages and activities that awaken the soul, stimulate creativity, rejuvenate the spirit and inspire the heart.

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U.S. News & World Report Recognizes The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Best Hotel Rankings

Monday, February 1, 2016

An impressive 40 hotels and resorts within The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. have been named award winners in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotel Rankings and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel came in at #22 in Best California Hotels.

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Latin Food & Wine Experience Uncorked

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the most flavorful Friday in February at the Latin Food & Wine Experience, Friday, February 12, 2016. Guests are invited to soak in stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace while enjoying savory cuisine and fine Latin wines.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Honored with Gold Award at the 59th HSMAI Annual Adrian Awards Gala

Monday, January 4, 2016

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will honor The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel with a Gold Adrian Award for Digital Marketing Excellence for its winning entry in the 59th annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition.

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The Diamond Ball Raises $230,000 in Support of Wounded Veterans

Monday, December 7, 2015

For the third year, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is honoring the service and sacrifice made by our nation’s men and women in uniform with a donation to the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence.

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Holiday Surfboard Auction Raises Funds for Children with Autism

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction. Honoring the resort’s Community Footprints commitment to supporting worthy causes, this seasonal auction supports Surfers Healing whose mission is to enrich the lives of people living with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing.

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Seaside Holiday Inspirations at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Inspirations of the Season package will have you soaking up the sun, savoring the views and simply relaxing by the Pacific Ocean for the holidays.

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Davis Joins the Leisure Sales Team at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, September 28, 2015

Ted Davis has joined the leisure sales team at the ocean front Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel announced Director of Sales & Marketing Shannon Gilbert.   

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Coastline Landscape Collection Art Exhibit Opens at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to present its newest art exhibit, the Coastline Landscape Collection.

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Southern Californian Gourmet Experiences to Showcase Over Eid Al Adha in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Orange County Visitors Association, Etihad Airways and The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal are hosting a week-long celebration of Southern California culinary traditions from September 20-24, 2015, at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal’s signature Forge Steakhouse.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Indulges Guests with a Luxury Shopping Experience

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has joined with South Coast Plaza to provide an opportunity for guests to enjoy a seamless shopping experience. 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Raises Funds in Support of Children with Autism

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction and Surfing Santa Competition.

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Posh Pooch at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

At The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, our discriminating guests include four legged friends. When Fido is included on the trip to the resort, they will give "tails" of devotion from your family friend for a long time to come.

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Enjoy the Soulful Beach Sounds of Ryan Heflin on 180blu

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Experience the grandeur of dramatic cliffs and breathtaking bluffs and be invigorated overlooking blankets of sandy beaches and the shimmering sea from 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

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Surfers Dress Like Santa to Raise Money for Children with Autism

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to present the Annual Surfing Santa Competition, a surf contest benefiting Surfers Healing.

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Gilbert Honored for Excellence

Friday, June 12, 2015

Experience the grandeur of dramatic cliffs and breathtaking bluffs and be invigorated overlooking blankets of sandy beaches and the shimmering sea from 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

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Festival of Arts Exhibit Opens at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Friday, May 15, 2015

As the official hotel partner of Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is showcasing original works from 25 Festival of Arts artists.

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Gather from Near and Far for the Perfect Family Reunion at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Consistently ranked among the world’s premier travel destinations, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers extraordinary service, a spectacular beachfront location, and the perfect setting for a multi-generational reunion where family members can engage, connect and create lasting #RCMemories.

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Fifth Grader Scholars Earn a Whale of an Experience

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In celebration of Earth Day, the Eco-Adventure Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel joined with Capistrano Unified School District for a Fifth Grade Eco Hero Essay Contest.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Creates Epic #Bucketlist Memories With The Ultimate Family Beach Vacation

Friday, April 3, 2015

This summer, families can check a few activities off their #BucketList with an ultimate family beach vacation at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. #BucketList experiences at the oceanfront resort range from learning how to catch a wave, flying a kite on the beach or toasting s’mores over an outside fireplace on the guestroom patio to seeing a Blue whale in its natural habitat, witnessing a pod of stampeding dolphins, or catching a glimpse of a Garibaldi while snorkeling in the Pacific.

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Third Annual Diamond Ball and Yappy Hour Season Five

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to announce the 2015 dates for The Diamond Ball and Yappy Hour.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Presents an Exclusive Lautrec Exhibit

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Club Level has established itself by providing exceptional customer service personalized for each guest and now guests staying on The Club Level have the exclusive opportunity to experience an exhibit featuring the works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec..

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Brian Sundeen Named Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, March 9, 2015

Brian Sundeen has been named Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, announced General Manager Bruce Brainerd. In his new position, Sundeen will oversee all culinary operations for the 396-room oceanfront resort and manage a staff of more than 80 ladies and gentlemen.

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A Day of Fishing, A Day of Giving Back

Thursday, February 26, 2015

This summer, guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel may volunteer to improve and assist the local community while vacationing in beautiful Southern California.

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Exclusive Pageant of the Masters Experience Offered at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, February 2, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to present an extraordinary overnight package for the 2015 Pageant of the Masters season – The Pursuit of Happiness. The package is one of the resort’s #RCMemories #BucketList experiences and includes premiere seats in the center loge section for the world-famous performance.  

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Launches Epic Bucket List Experiences

Monday, January 19, 2015

Perched atop a seaside bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and miles of sandy beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel continues to redefine guest experiences by creating distinctive, unforgettable and epic memories.

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Mastrangelo Appointed Director of Group Sales at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Rocco Mastrangelo has been named Director of Group Sales for the 396-room ocean front Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel announced Director of Sales & Marketing Shannon Gilbert.

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Whales, Wonders, and Wyland at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, January 5, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to join with renowned marine life artist Wyland for “Whales, Wonders, and Wyland.”  

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The Diamond Ball Raises $200,000 in Support of the Wounded Veterans Initiative

Sunday, December 7, 2014

In the second year since its inception, The Diamond Ball, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s annual gala supporting animal charities that save lives, raised $200,000 for the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence, on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

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Gilbert Promoted to Director of Sales & Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, October 13, 2014

Shannon Gilbert has been promoted to Director of Sales & Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel announced General Manager Bruce Brainerd.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Earns Smart Meetings 2014 Platinum Choice Award

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel was recognized with the 2014 Platinum Choice Award from Smart Meetings magazine.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Supports Cannedwater4kids

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to support CannedWater4Kids (CW4K).

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Witness a Whale of a Migration at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Monday, June 30, 2014

Known as the Whale Capital of the West, scientists believe that Dana Point may possibly serve as a reference “landmark” for whales and is a famous gathering area, attracting not only marine mammals but marine biologists and whale lovers from around the world.

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Catch a Wave at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Niguel

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Guests are invited to enjoy a quintessential Southern California experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Offers Unlimited, Ocean Front Golf

Sunday, February 2, 2014

With amazing year-round weather and calm ocean breezes, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a truly exceptional Southern California golf destination.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Raises $29,000 for Children with Autism

Monday, January 20, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel raised $29,000 for Surfers Healing through the Sixth Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction and Fourth Annual Surfing Santa Competition. With amazing year-round weather and calm ocean breezes, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a truly exceptional Southern California golf destination.

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