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Switched at Birth

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Drama Family 
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Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2011 - 20175 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Netflix Tags: Medical Teen Country: America

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.Switched at Birth featuring Vanessa Marano and Katie Leclerc has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a drama and family show with 103 episodes over 5 seasons. Switched at Birth is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (21,518 votes).

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103 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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103 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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Switched at Birth has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (21,518 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 This Is Not a Pipe

S01 E01

Jun 7, 2011
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This Is Not a Pipe Jun 7, 2011 In the series premiere of this drama, a hospital error that involved sending two newborns home with the wrong families is uncovered years later, when the girls are teenagers. The girls went on to lead very different lives: Artistic Bay Kennish (Vanessa Marano) grew up in a world of privilege, while athletic Daphne Vasquez (Katie Lecleric) was raised by a single mother and contracted an illness that left her deaf at a young age.

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Season 01, Episode 02 American Gothic

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Jun 14, 2011
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American Gothic Jun 14, 2011 Kathryn questions why Regina isn't joining in the lawsuit against the hospital. Meanwhile, Daphne goes out with Liam and encounters new difficulties dating a hearing person; and Bay finds a kindred spirit in Ty, who hails from Daphne's old neighborhood.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Portrait of My Father

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Jun 21, 2011
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Portrait of My Father Jun 21, 2011 Bay becomes curious about her birth father. Meanwhile, Kathryn deals with her nosy neighbors; and John takes an interest in Daphne's basketball games and meets Melody (Marlee Matlin), a friend of Regina's who works at Daphne's school.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Dance Amongst Daggers

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Jun 28, 2011
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Dance Amongst Daggers Jun 28, 2011 Kathryn hosts a fund-raiser for Buckner Hall, and Toby's band provides the evening's entertainment. Meanwhile, Daphne is crushed to find out that she's been dating Bay's ex-boyfriend; and John and Melody's new friendship makes Kathryn uneasy.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Dogs Playing Poker

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Jul 5, 2011
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Dogs Playing Poker Jul 5, 2011 Kathryn and John insist on having Ty over for dinner after they learn that Bay has been seeing him secretly. Elsewhere, Toby asks Daphne and Emmett to help him win a poker game, which puts Daphne in an uncomfortable position.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Persistence of Memory

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Jul 12, 2011
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The Persistence of Memory Jul 12, 2011 Daphne struggles to keep up with a cooking class at Buckner Hall. Elsewhere, Bay and Emmett grow close while looking for clues about Bay's biological father; and Toby and Wilke try to break into school to swipe a test.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Stag Hunt

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Jul 19, 2011
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The Stag Hunt Jul 19, 2011 Bay believes she's uncovered her birth father's identity online, so she asks Daphne and Emmett to accompany her when she meets him. Meanwhile, John and Kathryn suspect Regina is to blame for the hospital's recent actions regarding their lawsuit.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 The Door to Freedom

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Jan 8, 2013
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The Door to Freedom Jan 8, 2013 In the second-season opener, a newly wealthy Angelo buys expensive presents for everyone. Meanwhile, John and Kathryn contemplate entering the political arena; Bay faces cheating accusations; and Daphne lands in hot water because of Jeff.

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Awakening Conscience

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Jan 15, 2013
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The Awakening Conscience Jan 15, 2013 Bay enrolls in an experimental program at Carlton for siblings of deaf students. Elsewhere, Toby embarks on a romance with Nikki, but then he pulls back after he finds a distasteful picture of her on the Internet; and Regina learns about Angelo's baby.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Duel Between Two Women

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Jan 22, 2013
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Duel Between Two Women Jan 22, 2013 Melody hosts a tolerance retreat after tension builds between the hearing and deaf students at Carlton. Elsewhere, Kathryn's remarks during a radio interview may jeopardize John's campaign; and Regina gets some alarming health news.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Dressing for the Charade

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Jan 29, 2013
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Dressing for the Charade Jan 29, 2013 Bay adjusts to the changing nature of her relationship with Angelo; Daphne considers taking the next step with Travis.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Acquired Inability to Escape

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Feb 5, 2013
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The Acquired Inability to Escape Feb 5, 2013 Daphne feels uncomfortable around Travis; Kathryn tries to get closer to Bay by volunteering to work at Carlton.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Human/Need/Desire

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Feb 12, 2013
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Human/Need/Desire Feb 12, 2013 Bay hosts an anti-Valentine's Day party, where Noah and Travis get into a fight. Meanwhile, Angelo and Lana call a temporary truce; and Regina disagrees with the Kennishes on how to deal with a situation concerning Daphne's food truck.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Drive in the Knife

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Feb 19, 2013
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Drive in the Knife Feb 19, 2013 Daphne and Travis quarrel, while Bay and Noah's romance thrives. Elsewhere, Toby becomes intrigued by a new girl who's working as a volunteer for his dad's campaign.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Drowning Girl

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Jan 14, 2014
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Drowning Girl Jan 14, 2014 In the third-season opener, the girls begin their senior year at Carlton, where Toby takes on a coaching position. Meanwhile, Kathryn befriends a tap dancer; Daphne starts her probation work at a free clinic; and Bay's new art teacher inspires her.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Your Body is a Battleground

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Jan 21, 2014
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Your Body is a Battleground Jan 21, 2014 Bay strives to impress her art teacher while she struggles with her commitment to field hockey. Elsewhere, Campbell assists Daphne when she makes an error at the clinic; Kathryn invites Renzo home for dinner; and Emmett investigates a vandalism problem.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Fountain

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Jan 28, 2014
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Fountain Jan 28, 2014 Bay assists her art teacher at a gallery and hopes to get a letter of recommendation in return. Elsewhere, Daphne struggles to befriend Sharee; and Regina's latest business opportunity puts her in an awkward position.

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Season 03, Episode 04 It Hurts to Wait With Love If Love Is Somewhere Else

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Feb 4, 2014
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It Hurts to Wait With Love If Love Is Somewhere Else Feb 4, 2014 Daphne searches for a patient she accidentally let leave. Meanwhile, Bay discovers that Emmett is dating again; Jorge wants Daphne to accompany him to a family gathering; and Regina and Angelo have a discussion about business.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Have You Really the Courage?

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Feb 11, 2014
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Have You Really the Courage? Feb 11, 2014 John bonds with Nikki's mom while they help Toby move into his new apartment. Elsewhere, Kathryn goes to New York City to pitch an idea for a second book; Bay suspects that Tank has a crush on her; and Daphne worries about Sharee's home life.

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Season 03, Episode 06 The Scream

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Feb 18, 2014
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The Scream Feb 18, 2014 Daphne plans a birthday bash for Campbell. Meanwhile, Kathryn hosts a murder-mystery party, where she and John uncover surprises about one another; and Bay wants to score an invite to Tank's fraternity luau.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Memory Is Your Image of Perfection

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Feb 25, 2014
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Memory Is Your Image of Perfection Feb 25, 2014 Daphne wants to help Sharee search for her mom, but problems arise. Elsewhere, Bay and Toby try to get their folks to stop beings at odds with one another; Regina's new project leads to a disagreement with her mother; and Travis' actions puzzle Melody.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 And It Cannot Be Changed

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Jan 7, 2015
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And It Cannot Be Changed Jan 7, 2015 With both Emmett and Daphne heading off to college, Bay finds that taking the blame for Daphne may be harder than she thought.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Bracing The Waves

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Jan 14, 2015
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Bracing The Waves Jan 14, 2015 Daphne struggles with the speed and depth of her coursework.

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Season 04, Episode 03 I Lock The Door Upon Myself

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Jan 21, 2015
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I Lock The Door Upon Myself Jan 21, 2015 Bay's current status may prevent her from qualifying for the Kansas City Artist Showcase.

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Season 04, Episode 04 We Were So Close That Nothing Use to Stand Between Us

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Jan 28, 2015
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We Were So Close That Nothing Use to Stand Between Us Jan 28, 2015 Bay feels pressured to maximize her short time with Emmett when he comes for a surprise visit.

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Season 04, Episode 05 At the First Clear Word

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Feb 4, 2015
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At the First Clear Word Feb 4, 2015 After a night of drinking with her friend Tank (guest star Max Adler, “Glee”), Bay wakes to find that she doesn’t remember all the details of the night. She tries to piece together the events of the evening, but as she speaks with different people about the situation, what really happened may not be so clear.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Black and Gray

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Feb 11, 2015
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Black and Gray Feb 11, 2015 A private matter goes public for Bay, leading to an investigation by the university.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Fog and Storm and Rain

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Feb 18, 2015
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Fog and Storm and Rain Feb 18, 2015 As a severe storm warning forces everyone to hunker down indoors, Kathryn's mom Bonnie comes for a visit, bringing her friend Lucille and delivers some unexpected news to Kathryn. Bay finds that Emmett is avoiding any discussion of what triggered the UMKC investigation. Meanwhile, Daphne goes to see Regina at the coffee house where several shocks await her, including one that will put her freedom at risk.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 The Call

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Feb 1, 2017
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The Call Feb 1, 2017 Daphne and Bay are so enthralled with China that they stay longer than anticipated, but after 10 months, they get an emergency call and drop everything to return home. Once there, Daphne tries to integrate herself back into campus life but finds that things have changed without her. Bay is mixed up about her feelings towards Emmett who is struggling with his own problems. Meanwhile, Kathryn and John quarrel over her job and Regina feels guilty about a secret tryst.

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Season 05, Episode 02 This Has to Do With Me

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Feb 8, 2017
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This Has to Do With Me Feb 8, 2017 After a photo of Daphne and Mingo dressed up as their favorite singers at a college costume party goes viral, the pair find themselves caught up in a controversy that escalates into a discussion of race relations and free speech. Bay seeks a job at the tattoo parlor in town. Kathryn and John court a new shortstop for the UMKC baseball team, while Regina and Luca work on a class project together.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Surprise

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Feb 15, 2017
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Surprise Feb 15, 2017 Returning from London for a visit, Toby and Lily reveal their plans to get married in the Kennish backyard. But a fight before the wedding may tear them apart before they can say “I do.” Regina must decide whether to reveal her relationship with Luca to the family. When she least expects it, Bay runs into Tank again.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Relation of Lines and Colors

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Feb 22, 2017
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Relation of Lines and Colors Feb 22, 2017 Daphne and Sharee are horrified to stumble upon a racist display at the Black Student Union on campus. When the perpetrators are given minimal punishment, Iris starts a hunger strike in protest. Daphne receives an anonymous threat and Sharee grows frustrated with how the school is handling the situation. Emmett invites Bay to help him with an art project, causing friction with Travis who’s already upset that John seems ready to replace him on the baseball team.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Occupy Truth

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Mar 1, 2017
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Occupy Truth Mar 1, 2017 With tensions running at an all-time high, the Black Student Union takes a stand against the university administration until their demands are heard. Told in three chapters from the varying perspectives of Sharee, Iris and Chris, the students deal with their frustrations in different ways. Iris pledges to continue her hunger strike until the students responsible for a racist display outside the Black Student Union are expelled, but her commitment has consequences on her health. Sharee faces the pain of her own past as she tries to gather signatures and rally more students to get involved. Chris is torn between wanting to dazzle several baseball scouts at an upcoming game and standing with his fellow students to show solidarity.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Four Ages in Life

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Mar 8, 2017
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Four Ages in Life Mar 8, 2017 Daphne takes a volunteer job at a clinic for extra credit and comes face-to-face with her old mentor, Dr. Jackson. While eager to mend fences with him, she grows alarmed when it becomes obvious he’s having trouble properly treating his patients. Mingo leads the annual “Kangaroo Krawl,” but Daphne sees his foolhardy behavior as a reaction to the regretful costume party incident. Bay finds Noelle is plagiarizing her work and uses the discovery to negotiate her own chair. John and Kathryn make an effort to rekindle their romance. Regina is put in a precarious situation when she decides to expand her business.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Memory (The Heart)

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Mar 22, 2017
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Memory (The Heart) Mar 22, 2017 A mysterious young woman has Bay and Daphne flooded with memories of their deceased father Angelo, and they must decide if they should let her into their lives. Toby is caught between his mother’s wishes to baptize his son Carlton and his wife’s feelings about faith. Melody asks her sons to make amends so the family can be together for her birthday, but it might be too late.

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