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GridFree and Self-Sufficient. The hope of many for the future is to be off all the grids. Gas, Electricity and Water supplies are all controlled by large utilities corporations who hike up the prices whenever they feel like it. Large supermarket chains control the food supplies, ruthlessly putting smaller shops out of business, and offering foods that are full of often dangerous chemical additives, preservatives and colourings. The processed food industry controls most of the products that most people use to survive, and an increasingly greater share of the fresh produce that we all need for appropriate nutrition.

These private corporations are permitted to include a wide range of poisons that are designed only to extend the shelf-life of their products. Don't be a hostage to these parasites any longer. Learn about micro-generation of energy, permaculture and organic gardening, and how to set up and run home businesses that can eventually make you self sufficient in the basics of life.

And, now that we have passed "PEAK OIL", and the wells around the globe begin to dry up, peoples everywhere are looking to an uncertain future where the only sensible personal policy is to strive towards self-sufficiency. Growing as much of your own foods as you can, maybe keeping chickens, geese, a pig and a few sheep is the ideal way to guarantee your children's future, though unfortunately not one that everybody is able do right now. But that doesn't stop people from experimenting with backyard farming - growing your own saladings in pots, or even growing some herbs, tomatoes or whatever you like to eat in growbags and window-boxes on the balconies of high-rise blocks.

2010 Reality Check

The recent summit meeting in Copenhagen was NOT about so-called anthropogenic (man-made) global warming. It was simply about new ways to tax everyone in the whole world. The 'solutions' that were proposed by the leaders of all the countries that attended were desperate efforts to save their respective centralised energy grids. ONLY with centralised energy generation and distribution can consumers be taxed.

What those goverments don't want to see is a movement towards genuine self-sufficiency, where 'MICRO-GENERATION' replaces the centralised national grids. What they really fear is the fact that they simply cannot tax you if you don't consume the commodities that are centrally controlled - hence the CO2 scam and The Great Global Warming Swindle.

Now that the integrity of many of the IPCC Assessment Reports, and especially their 'Summary for Policymakers' documents are coming under independent scrutiny, the dishonest and unscientific manner in which these publications were compiled is becoming ever clearer. An example of this is the January 2010 revelation that the Himalayan glaciers overall are NOT MELTING, and will NOT BE GONE BY 2035.

Furthermore, the glaciers in the mountains of New Zealand have been expanding for a number of years, even during those years that the global warming disinformation networks were telling us were the warmest since records began - or some similar nonsense.

Some of the books and information sources on this page were compiled and written when the CO2 scam and the great global warming swindle were at their height and their disinformation networks were in full swing. This means that many of the authors were influenced by the climate change disinformation that the whole world has been bombarded with over the past few decades.

Nevertheless, the many and varied brilliantly practical ideas on how to become genuinely self-sufficient are still as valid now as they were before the "ClimateGate" scandal erupted in November 2009. Simply ignore the global warming stuff and get on with the job...

Until you try you never know what you can achieve. Everything you do grow helps you along the road to becoming self-suffcient. Fresh food from your garden or windowbox means lower food bills and more money to pay for your own micro-generation - now that must be worth a try ...

 

Practical Self-Sufficiency
a selection of books to educate us all in how to become self-sufficient

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Featured Title
publication date - April 2009

"The Medea Hypothesis:
Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?"

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"In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship with the Earth's biosphere--one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the latest discoveries from the geological record, he argues that life might be its own worst enemy.

This stands in stark contrast to James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis--the idea that life sustains habitable conditions on Earth. In answer to Gaia, which draws on the idea of the "good mother" who nurtures life, Ward invokes Medea, the mythical mother who killed her own children. Could life by its very nature threaten its own existence?

According to the Medea hypothesis, it does. Ward demonstrates that all but one of the mass extinctions that have struck Earth were caused by life itself. He looks at our planet's history in a new way, revealing an Earth that is witnessing an alarming decline of diversity and biomass--a decline brought on by life's own "biocidal" tendencies. And the Medea hypothesis applies not just to our planet--its dire prognosis extends to all potential life in the universe.

Yet life on Earth doesn't have to be lethal. Ward shows why, but warns that our time is running out.

Breathtaking in scope, The Medea Hypothesis is certain to arouse fierce debate and radically transform our worldview. It serves as an urgent challenge to all of us to think in new ways if we hope to save ourselves from ourselves.

For those comforted by the notion of a benevolent Gaia working to sustain life on the planet, Ward's Medea is a nightmare, one that has recurred many times in Earth's history and is coming again soon, unless we take action to combat the self-annihilating tendency of the biosphere."

Peter Ward's many books include the highly acclaimed "Rare Earth: Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe" and "Under a Green Sky". He is professor of biology and Earth and space sciences at the University of Washington, and an astrobiologist with NASA.

 

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"The New Complete Book of Self-sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers" by John Seymour, E.F. Schumacher & Will Sutherland (Preface)

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"John Seymour has made self-sufficiency feasible. This book gives you all the information you need and more! From planning your 1 or 5 acre plot to crop rotation, from making beer, bread and rollmops to building a furnace!

Essential accessory to self-sufficiency, whether you need to remove a tree stump, butcher livestock, harness a ploughhorse, plan your dairy, brew beer, dress stone or even distilling! The drawings are stunning, exquisitely drawn and incredibly clear. It is also a sobering caveat for those planning to dream the dream ...

Make the break, realise the dream and start living 'The Good Life!' Packed with comprehensive information on all the practicals, from ploughing fields to milking cows, as well as new information on how to create an urban organic garden and harness natural energy. This new and revised full-colour edition of the classic is an engrossing read and a wonderful handbook for realists and dreamers alike."

 

"The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-To-Basics Guide" by John Seymour & Will Sutherland

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"The Self Sufficient Life and How to Live It is the only book that teaches all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land harnessing natural forms of energy, raising crops and keeping livestock, preserving foodstuffs, making beer and wine, basketry, carpentry, weaving, and much more.

This new edition includes 150 new full color illustrations and a special section in which John Seymour the father of the back to basics movement explains the philosophy of self-sufficiency and its power to transform lives and create communities.

More relevant than ever in our high-tech world, The Self Sufficient Life and How to Live It is the ultimate practical guide for realists and dreamers alike."

 

"One-straw Revolution: Introduction to Natural Farming"
by Masanobu Fukuoka

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"Though I had heard a little bit about Fukuoka and his practice, I was not prepared in the least for the way that this book would touch me. Fukuoka does an excellent job of demonstrating how much extra work we have all created for ourselves, how our scientific solutions all require further solutions, and that it is an endless cycle as long as we are straying from nature and its example.

This book managed to eloquently lay out a great many ideas that had been lying dormant in my head: the overemphasis on specialization vs. generalism in our society, the break between modern urbanized lives and natural agrarian lives, the definition of 'enough' and how desire leads us ever farther away from that baseline. Fukuoka discusses all these topics and more--and in a style that is far more effective than anything I can write to explain it. It is philosophy, agricultural method, and cultural criticism wrapped up into an effective unity."

 

"Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long"
by Eliot Coleman, Barbara Damrosch & Kathy Bray (Illustrator)

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"If you love the joys of eating home-garden vegetables but always thought those joys had to stop at the end of summer, this book is for you. Eliot Coleman introduces the surprising fact that most of the United States has more winter sunshine than the south of France.

He shows how North American gardeners can successfully use that sun to raise a wide variety of traditional winter vegetables in backyard cold frames and plastic covered tunnel greenhouses without supplementary heat.

This story of sunshine, weather patterns, old limitations and expectations, and new realities is delightfully innovative. Four-Season Harvest will have you feasting on fresh produce from your garden all through the winter."

 

"Storey's Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self Reliance"
by M. John Storey & Deborah Burns (Editor)

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"Whether one wants to live in the suburbs and be more self-sufficient or begin homesteading in the country, the comprehensive, hands-on, problem-solving information and highly illustrated 'back-to-basics' materials presented by 150 of Storey's authors on everything from home maintenance and animal care to gardening and cooking will be easily understood and readily applicable.

Storey's Basic Country Skills presents the most up-to-date, practical, authoritative advice for every aspect of independent country living. Detailed illustrations to show the reader simply and easily how and when to do things in order to gain the most benefit from each project.

Each chapter will include the following information: a) how to get started; b) common problems; c) check lists; and d) terminology."

 

"Forgotten Arts & Crafts" by John Seymour & Gillian Emerson-Roberts (Editor)

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"This is a truly rare, charming and simple book capturing lost details of the lives our grandparents and ancestors lived closer to the land. Do not be misled by the title into thinking this is just about housekeeping. Much more is included than you would guess, inlcuding keeping livestock and bees, providing water, ale, beer, wine and cider making, cheese making, textiles, chimney sweeping, gas and electrical lighting, stoves, bathrooms - everything to do with home life in old times.

Seymour, an expert in self-sufficiency, takes readers back to another age with this combination of the classic titles The Forgotten Arts (1984) and Forgotten Household Crafts (1987).

There is something here for everyone: woodcrafts, basketry, soap making, food production, wool production, lace making, and more. As we have come to expect from DK, the illustrations are an attractive asset, featuring numerous period photographs and drawings."

 

"Self-Sufficiency Gardening: Financial, Physical, and Emotional Security from Your Own Backyard : a Practical Guide for Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Herbs, Medicines, and Other Useful Products"
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"This concise book shows how the self-sufficient gardener can go one step further and generate income from excess produce. Waterman, a horticulturalist and journalist, stresses preplanning and target marketing, with practicial examples and suggestions.

He covers individual vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs, livestock, and nonfood plant sources such as woodlots. He also discusses greenhouse and hydroponic options, and dispenses advice on how to use edible landscaping to produce surprising amounts of food from small suburban lots. Each chapter ends with a short annotated bibliography for further reading on the topic.

An appendix lists pertinent periodicals, associations, and seed companies. Of special note is a chapter discussing the use of computer programs and the Internet as gardening information sources."

 

"Living Seasonally: The Kitchen Garden and the Table at North Hill"
by Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd

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"After 20-plus years of tutelage at the feet of Vermont's seasons, landscape designers and authors Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd have mastered the art of living in tune with the seasons. This means eating what's ripe in the garden--there's no freezing and very little canning at North Hill--when it's ripe.

Eck and Winterrowd go into luxurious detail on the tiniest aspects of horticultural and barnyard life. These two are passionate and effective teachers--so much so that, by page 43, the reader fully understands their characterisation of pumpkin vines as "as wayward as vegetable guineas," a reference to the hen with a mind of its own.

This book will captivate both the avid gardener-cook with its recipes and techniques for planting and seed selection, and the city-dweller searching for the answer to why it's impossible to find tomatoes that taste like tomatoes in January."

 

"The Concise Guide to Self-sufficiency" by John Seymour

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"Start living the 'Good Life'. Pick up this handy compact favourite from 'the grand master of self-sufficiency' ("Kitchen Garden") and discover how to enjoy a sustainable lifestyle. Easy-to-follow, this guide not only tells you what to do, but shows you how to do it.

Follow practical know-how: from creating an urban organic garden and making wine and beer, to ploughing fields or harnessing natural energy. It is all the practical advice you need to make the break and get started. Teaching all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land, from harnessing natural forms of energy and raising crops to keeping livestock and preserving foodstuffs, this new format of John Seymour's classic is still the most practical guide for realists and dreamers alike."

 

"Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them" by Rolfe Cobleigh

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"This reprint of the 1909 classic should be on the shelf of every serious homesteader. Farming is hard work, and this book will teach you how to save both time and money to get the job done.

In this little gem you'll learn how to make your own tools for your workshop, how to build things for around the house, for the barns, and for your livestock, in addition to other devices for your garden and orchard, including a section that discusses fence-making and gate-making.

You will learn to build a portable chicken coop, a stone boat (for moving stone), a lightweight orchard ladder, gates that don't sag, and a handy wood splitter, as well as rudimentary farm structures, well houses, bee hives, a baby's cradle, a cheese press and much more. Even those of us who'd rather pass on making a moveable brooder house for chickens of fashioning a baby cradle from an old barrel will find wisdom in this thrift-conscious and often environmentally wise celebration of self-suffiency."

 

"Keeping Food Fresh: Old World Recipes and Techniques"
by Claude Aubert (Editor)

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"Deliberately ignoring canning and freezing techniques, the editors present techniques for preserving food that they believe preserve both more flavor and more nutritional value.

Techniques detailed include drying; lactic fermentation; salting. In a foreword written by Eliot Coleman, the well-known gardener notes how the use of more natural methods serves to enhance the flavors as well as the nutritional values of foods.

Contained here are 250 recipes that feature eight different ways to preserve fresh produce.

In various instances, spoilage is prevented by using salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, wine, or alcohol. Some recipes preserve foods for weeks, while others keep foods good for many months."

 

"Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables"
by Mike Bubel & Nancy Bubel

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"Root cellaring, as many people remember but only a few people still practice, is a way of using the earth's naturally cool, stable temperature to store perishable fruits and vegetables.

Root cellaring, as Mike and Nancy Bubel explain here, is a no-cost, simple, low-technology, energy-saving way to keep the harvest fresh all year long. Root cellaring need not be strictly a country concept.

Though it's often thought of as an adjunct to a large garden, a root cellar can in fact considerably stretch the resources of a small garden, making it easy to grow late succession crops for storage instead of many rows for canning and freezing.

Best of all, root cellars can easily fit anywhere. Not everyone can live in the country, but everyone can benefit from natural cold storage."

 

"Five Acres and Independence: Practical Guide to the Selection and Management of the Small Farm" by Maurice G. Kains

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"This classic of the back-to-the-land movement is packed with solid, timeless information. Written by a renowned horticulturist, it has taught generations how to make their land self-sufficient, with explanations of organic farming techniques and reliable advice on other topics, including irrigation, livestock, crops, greenhouses, fertilizers, much more.

Provides practical information on selecting productive acreage, stocking the tool shed, and raising, storing, and marketing a variety of fruit and vegetable crops.

"This book contains easy-to-follow guidelines and plans for those who wish to free themselves from dependence on utility companies. With five acres and hard work, the author shows the reader how to live an independent lifestyle and be self-sufficient.A required read for those who still dream about living life as unfettered people."

 

"Successful Small-scale Farming: An Organic Approach" by Karl Schwenke

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"This inspiring handbook contains everything small-farm owners need to know, from buying land to organic growing methods and selling cash crops. Successful Small-Scale Farming introduces anyone owning (or planning to own) a small farm to both the harsh realities and the real potential involved in making a full- or part-time living on the land.

Karl Schwenke's clear-eyed approach to the best farming methods covers a wide range of proven techniques and practical advice. With today's increased concern for the quality of the food we eat and the health of our environment, Successful Small-Scale Farming offers a unique and invaluable perspective on the future of agriculture.

Karl Schwenke's message -- that small-scale farms can be cleaner, smarter, and more efficient than corporate agribusiness -- has never been so relevant as it is today."

 

"Mini Farming for Self Sufficiency" by Brett Markham

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"This book describes the philosophy and methods of a holistic approach to limited space gardening that produces so much food that, within three years, you will be able to produce 85% of the food needs for a family of four on less than a quarter-acre, plus earn over $10,000 in cash annually - and you will be able to do this in less time than an equivalent job would require, netting the equivalent of $50/hour for your labor.

Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying seeds, saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, farm planning and much more. Since self sufficiency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high."

 

"The New Self-Sufficient Gardener: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Planning, Growing, Storing and Preserving Your Own Garden Produce" by John Seymour

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"The complete illustrated guide to planning, growing, storing and preserving your own garden produce from 'the grand master of self-sufficiency' ("Kitchen Garden"), John Seymour John Seymour's classic guide gives you the knowledge and expertise to create your own self-sufficient garden and produce what you need.

Whatever the size of your space, discover how to garden organically and maximise your harvest, without the need for radical changes to your lifestyle.

From cultivating vegetables to making cider, keeping chickens to training vines, you'll garden in tune with the seasons, growing for the year, eating for today and storing for tomorrow.

No specialist knowledge required: just clearly explained principles and practicalities ideal for any gardener."

 

"Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times"
by Steve Solomon

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"The decline of cheap oil is inspiring increasing numbers of North Americans to achieve some measure of backyard food self-sufficiency. In hard times, the family can be greatly helped by growing a highly productive food garden, requiring little cash outlay or watering.

Currently popular intensive vegetable gardening methods are largely inappropriate to this new circumstance. Crowded raised beds require high inputs of water, fertility and organic matter, and demand large amounts of human time and effort. But, except for labor, these inputs depend on the price of oil.

Prior to the 1970s, North American home food growing used more land with less labor, with wider plant spacing, with less or no irrigation, and all done with sharp hand tools. But these sustainable systems have been largely forgotten. Gardening When It Counts helps readers rediscover traditional low-input gardening methods to produce healthy food."

 

"The Encyclopedia of Country Living: An Old Fashioned Recipe Book"
by Carla Emery

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"The updated ninth edition of this compendium of food production information is the hefty result of over three decades of intelligence-gathering by Emery, whose initial encyclopedia project was designed to help newbies in the "back to the land" movement of the early 70s learn self-sufficiency.

Tasks Emery covers run the gamut from the simple to the complex, and from the common to the strange, and include how to: bake bread, make seed milk, sew a cornhusk bed, dry flowers, prune kiwi vines, culture yogurt, plant beans, keep bees, build a fish pond, artificially inseminate a turkey and help a cow who's eaten nails.

This definitive classic on food, gardening, and self-sufficient living is a complete resource for living off the land with over 800 pages of collected wisdom from country maven, Carla Emery--how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, catch a pig, make soap, work with bees and more."

 

"The Self-sufficiency Handbook" by Alan Bridgewater & Gill Bridgewater

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"As consumers become ever eco-conscious, many people nurture a dream of living a 'self-sufficient' lifestyle. "The Self-Sufficiency Handbook" provides an introduction to the possibilities and methods involved in setting up the different aspects of a greener way of living. Authors Alan and Gill Bridgewater recently moved to a smallholding, so they are well-positioned to answer all the fundamental questions that anyone considering a similar lifestyle shift might ask. Subjects covered in the book include: the self-sufficient house, the organic food garden, animal husbandry and the pantry.

The book runs the full ecological gamut, from geothermal heating through to crop rotation and making your own soap. It emphasises the positive aspects of adapting to a self-sufficient lifestyle, such as cutting living costs and eating well, and the sheer fun of rolling your sleeves up to get things going. Packed with informative illustrations and diagrams, and a wealth of useful advice, "The Self-Sufficiency Handbook" is the perfect guide for the increasing number of people who are keen to join the green revolution."

 

"Backyard Self-Sufficiency" by Jackie French

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"Provides readers with detailed information on self-sufficient gardening. Regardless of whether it is 5 acres or a window box, there are ideas in this book for everyone. Self-sufficient gardens are beautiful: a ramble of productivity and a profusion of smells and colours. We've forgotten how beautiful edible plants can be: fat red apples and tendrils of grapes; beautiful red-flowering perennial beans and soft feathery fennel; the wide, bright blooms of passion fruit and the scent of orange blossom on a summer night.

It's like a Garden of Eden in your own back yard. This thin book is so full of helpful, permacultural advice you'll throw away practically every other book on gardening you have.

She teaches you how to make olive oil, tofu, homemade shampoos, how to grow all the vegan food you would ever need right in your backyard, including grains and beans, fruit trees, nut trees, how to make flour of nuts and even pumpkins."

 

"The Smallholder's Manual" by Katie Thear

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"Whether you are an established smallholder, or just starting to take the first tentative steps towards farming at your home, this book contains a wealth of useful information on all the key aspects of small-scale agriculture.

The book covers the rural property - buying a small farm, preparing outbuildings and equipping it with machinery and tools; the land - the kitchen garden, protected cultivation, orchards and pasture; livestock - from bees, rabbits and chickens to goats, cattle and exotic species; and commercial considerations, regulations and organic farming.

For the established smallholder you would be hard pushed to find any new information. For those just starting out this book will provide good information on finding a smallholding. It gives good advice on the things you might overlook such as the buildings, boundaries, water and electric supply."

 

"The Self-Sufficiency Specialist: The Essential Guide to Designing and Planning for Off-Grid Self-Reliance" by Alan Bridgewater & Gill Bridgewater

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"With frequent warnings about water and energy shortages, and the potential dangers of pesticides and genetically modified foods, many people nurture a dream of living a 'self-sufficient' lifestyle.With these people in mind, this comprehensive yet easy-to-read book examines what it truly takes to live off the fat of the land. Authors Alan and Gill Bridgewater, who themselves recently moved to a smallholding, answer all the fundamental questions that anyone considering a similar lifestyle shift might ask; from the best way to warm your home off the grid to the time and effort that go into growing your own food and raising your own animals.

The book even goes so far as to describe quirkier aspects of the lifestyle, with detailed descriptions of how to make soap and candles. Both the most fulfilling aspects and the hard graft of self-sufficient living are revealed in full.Packed with informative illustrations and diagrams, and a wealth of useful advice, "The Self-Sufficiency Specialist" is the perfect guide for prospective 21st-century smallholders."

 

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"Just in Case: How to Be
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