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at Astoria, and worked on testing and selection of certain mate-
rials for use in aviation service, but nothing of record.

Member: Society of Colonial Wars; Metropolitan Museum of
Art; Harvard Club of New York.



JAMES FISHER DWINELL

Born at Winchester, Mass., March 29, 1880. Parents: James Herbert, Alice
Brimmer (Magee) Dwinell. School: High School, Winchester, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Florence Wiley Smith, Lancaster, Pa., April 28, 1908. Children:
James Fisher, Jr., Feb. 26, 1909 ; John, Jan. 31, 1915.

Occupation: General Supervisor of Traffic.

Address: (home) 11 Prospect St., Winchester, Mass.; (business) 50 Oliver
St., Boston, Mass.

THE first two years after leaving college I spent in southern
California looking for health. I not only found a reasonable
amount of this, but incidentally learned to eat ripe olives and
grape fruit minus sugar, and, as I was living "up-country" on a so-
called ranch, gained perpetual immunity from flea-bite poisoning.
In the Summer of 1904 I landed back East and started to look for
a job. After one or two ventures in other lines, I finally landed
in August of that year with the New England Telephone and Tele-
graph Co. I say finally, because I am still there, or here.



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During the war, I was in Portland in charge of telephone com-
munication for the State of Maine, representing the United States
Telephone & Telegraph Administration. I like to put it this way
because it sounds pretty well. As a matter of fact I happened to
be Division Superintendent of Traffic for the State of Maine in
the Employ of the New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., when
the war broke out, and when the government assumed control of
all telephone companies. Coincident with the latter event I auto-
matically became a government employee without change of duties,
responsibilities or authority. As I again became a citizen of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts immediately following the re-
sumption of private control however, this happy circumstance
proved of some assistance in meeting my state income tax obli-
gations, I am now what they call in our company General Super-
visor of Traffic, a title which means anything my boss may happen
to want it to mean.

Member: Harvard Clubs of Boston, Club of New York; Cum-
berland Club, Portland, Me.; Telephone Society of New England.



RALPH SWAIN EARLE

Born at Watertown, Mass., Feb. 26, 1880. Parents: Edward Bartlett, Julia
Hays (Bartlett) Earle. School: Cultefs School, Newton, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1905.

Unmarried.

Occupation: Treasurer, Clark & Mills Electric Co.

Address: (home) 350 CommorLwealth Ave., Boston; (business) 75 Newbury
St., Boston, Mass.

IN the Fall of 1902 I entered the Harvard Law School, from which
I was graduated in 1905 with the degree of LL.B. Prior to
my graduation, I passed the Mass. Bar examinations; and in Oct-
ober, 1905, began the practice of law with offices at 35 Congress
St., Boston, where I continued in general practice until July, 1919,
when I accepted the position of treasurer of the Clark & Mills
Electric Co., with offices at 75 Newbury Street, Boston, and 1444
Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, which position I am still hold-
ing. This concern, established more than twenty-five years ago
by Mr. Clark and Mr. Mills, both Harvard graduates, has steadily
grown, and now maintains a leading position among the electrical
contractors and dealers in and around Boston.

For recreation, I have taken especial delight in outdoor tramping.
To add to the pleasure of these walks, I made an amateur study of
ferns, familiarizing myself with a large portion of the New Eng-



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land varieties. These tramps have included a 75-mile walk from
Cranberry Lake, St. Lawrence County, N. Y., to Potsdam, N. Y.,
made in three days; the climbing of many hills and mountains in
Vermont, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina.

My travels may be briefly summarized as follows: Cape Bre-
ton with its beautiful Bras Dor Lakes, sometimes referred to as a
miniature Switzerland; three trips to North Dalcota, where I spent
my time on the cattle ranches with the cowboys, riding the then
open range, and often sleeping at night on the ground rolled up
in a blanket and tarpaulin. The months spent in this country,
many miles from the nearest railroad station (Mandan, N. D.), with
mail carried by picturesque cowboys on horseback once a week,
stand out as one of the most delightful and unique experiences of
my life. A trip to Europe in the Summer of 1913; winter trips
to Porto Rico and Florida, and a spring trip in 1919 among the
mountains of North Carolina, at which time I climbed Mt. Mitchell,
complete the list.

I have held, among others, the following ofi&ces: Massachusetts
Commissioner for Porto Rico (two terms) ; Sharon School Com-
mittee (two years as Secretary of the Board) ; Board of Trustees
of the First Baptist Church of Sharon; Town Council of Sharon;
Republic Town Committee of Sharon.

War Service: Was Deputy Government Appeal Agent; also
served on Legal Advisory Board, Division No. 35.

Member: Harvard Club of Boston; Boston Athletic Association
(fencing division) ; Appalachian Mountain Club; Boston City Club;
Mizpah Lodge, A. F. and A. M.; Norfolk Bar Association.



CHARLES CURTIS EATON

Born at Providence, R. I., Jan. 16, 1880. Parents: Amasa Mason, Alice
Mary (Dunnell) Eaton. School: Cambridge Latin School, Cambridge,
Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Mary Boldt, New York, N. Y ., Dec. 23, 1921.

Occupation: Librarian.

Address: {home) 7 Craigie Circle, Cambridge, Mass.; (business) JVidener
Library, Cambridge, Mass.

"The Indian Ocean sits and smiles,

So soft, so bright, so bloomin' blue;

There ain't a wave in miles and miles,

Except the jiggle from the screw.

So it's for to admire, and for to see," etc.



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WHEN the world is made like that, why should any one spend
the "first few years after leaving college" in any other way,
or do anything else than "be'old this world so wide"? At least,
until "Business or Profession, Hobbies, Children, Civic or Na-
tional Service or Anything in General," comes up to interfere.
And so they did in my case; interfered sadly with the business of
looking around. So, although "it never done no good to me," I
know I shall be a wanderer at least in spirit all the days of my
life.

But it does so intensify the pleasure of home coming! After
twenty years to find oneself back at the starting point — to watch
others doing that wonderful thing called, "going to Harvard," get-
ting taught, growing up, starting out! They all seem to be so much
wiser at it than I was twenty years ago. Given I had known every-
thing then that I know now, I believe I could have done it as well
as they do. I wonder constantly what the experiences and adven-
tures of the next twenty years will show to each and every man I
meet. Let's only hope that they will find it as interesting and en-
joyable as I have!

War Service: From February to September, 1917, I was in
the Norton Hayes ambulance service overseas. Later was a civil-
ian employee. Air Service, Balloon Section, A. E. F., and some sort
of a Lieutenant in the Red Cross.



WILLIAM DEARBORN EATON

Born at Revere, Mass., Feb. 27, 1879. Parents: Charles Williams, Lucy
Emma (Tapley) Eaton. School: Frye School, Boston, Mass.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Edith Mary Shurtleff, Revere, Mass., April 16, 1908. Children:
Alice, Feb. 4, 1909; Charles Shurtleff, July 7, 1910.

Occupation : Buyer.

Address: (home) 3 Foxcroft Road, Winchester, Mass.; (business) 69 Tre-
mont St., Boston, Mass.

A NARRATIVE of the first few years out of College can be but a
repetition of that which appeared in the Decennial Report.
August 1, 1902, I went to Chicago and entered the employ of
Franklin McVeagh & Co., wholesale grocers, leaving there in Feb-
ruary, 1906. The next stage in my business career brought me
hack to Boston, where I started in with the S. S. Pierce Co. The
S. S. Pierce Co. must have agreed with me, or else I agreed with
them, as I have been there ever since. My duties have been rather
varied, but it has now settled down that I am at the head of the
buying department.



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For the benefit of the uninitiated and non-Bostonians I would say
that the S. S. Pierce Co., are wholesale and retail grocers, and
therefore, this is my business.

I have never gotten over the idea that some day I may be able
when conditions are just right, to play a good game of golf. The
disease of golf is my main hobby and recreation. Inasmuch as I
have Been closely confined to my business, my traveling has been
very limited, and my only extended trip was taken when I made
the [journey back from Chicago to Boston, which route took me
to the Pacific Coast and home by the way of the Gulf States.

Since living in Boston, I have tried to keep an active interest in
the affairs of the Class, doing what I could to promote its welfare,
making it a point to attend many gatherings, and I think my bat-
tering average of attendance is about 100%.

War Service: Served on all drives and Liberty Bond sales in
connection with Winchester allotments.

Member: Harvard Club of Boston; Winchester Country Club;
Calumet Club of Winchester; Unity House; William Parkman
Lodge A. F. & A. M.; Woburn Royal Arch Chapter; Winchester
Royal Arch Chapter.



NORMAN WILDER EAYRS

Born at Newport, R.I., Dec. 3, 1880. Parents: Norman Wilder, Isabella
Van Vechten (Coggeshall) Eayrs. School: Smith Academy, St. Louis,
Mo.

Degree: (c. 1898-1900.)

Married: hiez Pearl Siprelle, Brecksville, O., Jan. 13, 1906. Child: Isabel
Coggeshall, March 1, 1911.

Occupation: Manager and Secretary, The P. & S. Coal Co., Baltimore, Md.;

Address: (home) 2216 Garrison Boulevard, Baltimore, Md.

SINCE leaving College I have been in the coal trade, selling, op-
erating my own company, then a merger with the P. & S.
Coal Co.

My particular hobby is bridge.
Member: Masonic Fraternity.



WALTER MAUNEY EBY

Born at Hotvard, Kans., Sept. 30, 1876. Parents: Adam Feighner, Ama-
zona Eliza (Anderson) Eby. School: High School, Hoioard, Kans., and
Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kans.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1906 (1907).



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 153

Married: Gertrude Irene Gordon, Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 21, 1903. Chil-
dren: Adam Feighner, Sept. 5, 1905; Amazona Irene, Aug. 27, 1907;
Alice Gertrude, March 6, 1912; JFalter Mauney, Jr., Nov. 25, 1913 {died,
1918) ; Samuel Eliot.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: 3231 Main. St., Buffalo, N. Y.

AS soon as Coiranencement was over in June, 1902, in company
with K. B. Emerson, '02, and B. E. Eames, '00, I took a bicycle
trip through England, France, and Germany, returning in the Fall
to act as instructor in English at the University of Maine. The Fall
of 1903 found me back at Cambridge enrolled in the Law School.
Upon completion of the law course I accepted a position as teacher
in the Asbury Park High School, Asbury Park, N. J., where I
remained two years and then went West to Kansas City, where I
taught school a couple of years. I then opened a law office for the
general practice of the law. In August, 1915, I moved to Buffalo,
N. Y., where I continued the practice of the law. While in Kan-
sas City I also established the Virtuoso Cornet School, a corres-
pondence school organized for the purpose of teaching the fine
points of playing to advanced and professional musicians.

Publications: Virtuoso Course of Instruction for Cornet
(1910) ; Virtuoso Course of Instruction for Trombone (1918) ;
Virtuoso Course of Instruction for Saxophone (1919) ; Virtuoso
Course of Instruction for Clarinet (1920); Arban Method trans-
posed to bass clef (1921) ; Lessons on Time (1922).



CORBIN EDGELL

Born at St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 1, 1880. Parents: George Stephen, Isabella

iCorbin) Edgell. School: Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. {New York Law School) 1905.
Unmarried.

Occupation: Fruit grower.
Address: Eagle Point, Ore.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Held position of Assistant Field Director, Amer-
ican Red Cross, at Camp Dix and Merritt and 3d Naval District,
from April to July, 1918. Was appointed Lieutenant, Italian
Commission, Department of Civil Affairs, in August, 1918, and
served until February, 1919.



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RICHARD ELBERT EDWARDS

Born at Galesburg, III., Oct. 10, 1880. Parents: Richard Arthur, Alice
(Shirk) Edwards. School: Worcester Academy, Worcester, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1903.

Married: Marie Stuart, Lafayette, Ind., Oct. 11, 1904. Child: Richard
Arthur, 2d, May 14, 1909.

Occupation : Manufacturer.

Address: {home) Peru, Ind.; (business) c/o Peru Chair Works, Peru, Ind.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]



ALBERT EHRENFRIED

Born at Lewiston, Me., Feb. 9, 1880. Parents: George, Rachel (Blaus-
pan) Ehrenfried. School: Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1905.

Married: Grace Waterman, Bangor, Me., July 3, 1912. Children: George,
Oct. 1, 1913; Fredrika Jean, April 6, 1916; Constance, Feb. 27, 1919.

Occupation : Surgeon.

Address: (home) 33 Center St., Brookline, Mass.; (business) 21 Bay State
Rd., Boston, Mass.

AFTER graduating from the Medical School (1905), I served
two years as surgical house officer at the Boston City Hospital,
and then, with considerable temerity, launched into practice as a
surgeon, with an office at 863 Boylston Street. I became volunteer
assistant in the course on surgical technique at the Medical School,
serving two years (1907-1908) ; being appointed assistant in anat-
omy in 1910. In 1908, I became district physician to the Boston
Dispensary, serving two and a half years, and resigned to become
assistant to the surgeons in the Genito-urinary Department (1911).
I resigned this appointment in 1913 to become third assistant visit-
ing surgeon at the Boston City Hospital. In 1907, I was made
surgeon to the Mt. Sinai Hospital, which position I held until the
institution closed for lack of financial support in 1911,

In 1908, I was appointed assistant visiting physician to the
Boston Consumptives' Hospital. In 1910, the position of surgeon
was created and I was appointed to fill it. In 1908, I received
appointment as clinical assistant in orthopedics at the Children's
Hospital from which I was promoted, in 1912 to junior assistant
surgeon. This position I resigned in 1920. I served one year
(1910-1911) on the staff of the Florence Crittenton Home, and for
two years (1909-1910) I ran an evening clinic in the Syrian Colony
under the auspices of the Baptist Board of Home Missions. For
three years, about this time, I did accident work for one or two



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 155

industrial plants. In 1912, I was made surgical consultant to the
Home for Jewish Children.

The year 1912 was a banner year for me. It stands out for two
reasons. First I got married and second I — or rather we — made
a tour of Europe. One outstanding feature of the trip was the
entertainment we received at Liverpool as guests of the British
Medical Association (I went over to read a paper).

In 1914, I resigned as assistant in anatomy at Harvard, having
been appointed assistant in surgery (1913), In 1914, I was elected
a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 1915-16-17,
I was elected councillor of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and
in 1916, I served as secretary of the surgical section. Meanwhile
I had been promoted at the Boston City Hospital to the position
of first assistant surgeon. On Jan. 1, 1918, I parted company with
the Boston City Hospital, and the following September, with the
Medical School. About this time I was appointed senior surgeon
to the Beth Israel Hospital. In 1919, I moved my family to
Brookline, and took my present office location. In 1921, I was
appointed consulting surgeon to the Hart Hospital.

In the way of relief to this dry recitement, I wish to say that
besides my three children, in whom I take pride and pleasure,
I have two other hobbies — my garden, which is fairly productive for
an amateur one, and the woods, to which I take whenever I get
a chance.

War Service: Was civilian instructor in Orthopedic Training
School for Military Surgeons, Boston, Mass.

Publications: Books: Surgical after-Treatment, Crendon &
Ehrenfried, W. B. Saunders; Surgical operations, 2 vols.; Krause-
Heymann-Ehrenfried, Rebman.

Articles: The cure of club-foot in infancy without operation,
Boston Med. & Surg. Jour., 1909, 741-744; Reverdin and other
methods of skin-grafting, B. M. & S. J., 1909, 911-927; Picric acid
and its surgical application. Jour. Amer. Med. Assn., 1911, 412-
415; Picric acid, a retrospect, New York Medical Jour., 1911, 575-
577; Intrathoracic insufflation anesthesia, apparatus and cases, B.
M. & S. J. 1911, 532-535; an apparatus for the administration of
ether by intrathoracic insufflation, B. M. & S. J., 1911, 594-595;
The Technic of end-to-end arterial anastomosis (with W. M.
Boothby), Annals of Surgery, 1911, 485-495; Note on the division
and circular nurture of the aorta in pregnant cats (with W. M.
Boothby); Annals of Surgery, 1911, 215-216; Intratracheal ether-
ization, Journal Maine Med. Ass'n., July, 1912; The intratracheal
insufflation of ether, British Med. Jour., July, 1912; The occurrence
& etiology of club foot, Jour. Amer. Med. Ass'n, 1912, 1940-1943;



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Flat foot in children, B, M. & S. J., 114, 538; Club-foot, a statistical
note, Amer. Jour. Orthop. Surg., 1914; Local anesthesia in the
radical cure of hernia, B. M. & S. J., 1915, 780-782; Appendicitis,
a record of personal experience in 1915, Amer. Jour, of Surg., Sept.
1916; Multiple cartilaginous exotoses — hereditary deforming chon-
drodysplasia; a brief report on a little known disease. Jour. Amer.
Med. Ass'n., 1915, 1642; Hereditary deforming chondrodysplasia —
cartilaginous exotoses; a review of the American literature and a
multiple report of 12 cases, J. A. M. A., 1917, 502; Hereditary de-
forming a chondrodysplasia; more cases, Amer. Jour. Orthopedic
Surg., 1917, 463-478.

Member: American College of Surgeons; American and Mass-
achusetts Medical Associations; Boston Medical Library; Ortho-
pedic Club of Boston; Harvard Club of Boston; Harvard Liberal
Club; American Jewish Historical Association; Classical Club of
Boston; Old South Historical Society; Alumni Chapter Phi Rho
Sigma Fraternity of Harvard (trustee) ; Tau Epsilon Phi (Hon-
orary), Medical Committee Industrial School for Crippled and
Deformed Children; director. Home for Destitute Jewish Children,
health committee, Federated Jewish Charities (chairman).



^ OBmmett jTranfelin OBltireDp

Born at Edinburg, 0., June 22, 1870. Parents: Franklin, Susan (Carr)

Eldredge. School: High School, Neivcomerstoivn, Ohio.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; AM. 1903; A.B. {Mt. Union) 1892.
Unmarried.
Died at Albuquerque, N. M., Sept. 4, 1919.

EMMETT F. ELDREDGE was a teacher of English in the Lincoln
High School, Cleveland, from 1902 to 1905. He also taught in
this High School some years prior to 1902. In 1905 he was chosen
as assistant principal in the new Glenville High School (Cleveland).
This High School was taken over by the annexation of the
village of Glenville to Cleveland in 1905. He divided his time
between work in the office and teaching English. In the Spring
of 1910 he was taken ill, and remained out of school for some five
years. He returned in 1916 but remained only a brief time. For
several years following he represented The Rand & McNally Boot
Co., in Ohio. He had a delicate constitution and could not en-
dure continuous labor. He spent much time in Ashville, N. C,
and California and Colorado, endeavoring to recover his health.
Mr. Eldredge was a prince among men, simple as a child in his



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attitude toward life, always helping some one, and never happier
than when rendering some service. He was a scholarly. Christian
gentleman. His impress upon the High School can never be eradi-
cated. To have known him and have worked with him will always
be an abiding pleasure. Mr. Eldredge's brother Mr. A. C. Eldredge,
is one of the assistant superintendents of the Cleveland Schools.
His mother and a sister live at Lorain, 0.



STANLEY HALL ELDRIDGE

Born at Yarmouth Port, Mass., Oct. 14, 1879. Parents: Edric, Sarah
Elizabeth (Hall) Eldridge. School: High School, Somerville, Mass.

Degrees: S.B. 1902.

Married: Ethel Nor cross Fish, Sharon, Mass., Jan. 12, 1907. Child: Bar-
bara, Feb. 18, 1909.

Occupation: Merchant.

Address: (home) Lexington, Mass.; (business) 35 Sleeper St., Boston,
Mass.



A



M still with Eldridge Baker Co., Boston, occupying the position
of treasurer.
Member: Exchange Club, Boston.



HENRY WARE ELIOT, JR.

Born at St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 7, 1879. Parents: Henry Ware, Charlotte
(Stearns) Eliot. School: Smith Academy, St. Louis, Mo.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Unmarried.

Occupation: Advertising.

Address: (business) 165 East Erie St., Chicago, HI.; (permanent) 1037
Rush St., Chicago, III.

AN inventory of my triumphs and failures since 1902 would
show me "into the red ink" I am afraid. I have been in
business continuously (publishing, printing, advertising) and am
now partner in a small but congenial advertising agency. Never-
theless' I class myself with that large army of men who are doing
what Mr. H. G. Wells calls "fudging along." The things that
I would like to do seem at the moment to be out of reach.

My war activities consisted in unsuccessfully trying to find a
job calling for physical activity, and not requiring a good pair of
ears. I had an insatiable curiosity to see myself as a soldier. I
have a weakness for brass bands.

I have not made my fortune; the words I would like to write are



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unwritten; the children I should like to have been mine are un-
born. This last, after all, is the great failure. I have made friends
of many sorts and conditions; have had dreams; known love and
death; read books and wondered; seen England; have sometimes
dared; and sometimes, thank God, been foolish.

Would I change places with any one? I would not. I have no
envy. Half of the show — a good forty years — is still to come; and
it is the best half. This is an exciting time. We may be, as
Henry Adams suggests, approaching perihelion. We may come
so close to reality that we shall turn and run away.

Member: Harvard and University Clubs of Chicago.



GEORGE HENRY ELLIOT

Born at Shelbourne, N. S., June 7, 1880. Parents: Albert Edward, Anne
Maria (Hamilton) Elliot. School: High School, Hyde Park, Mass.

Degrees: (c. 1898-1899); A.B. (Kings, N. S.) 1904.

Married: Bessie Sophia Wetmore, Boston, Mass., Jan. 8, 1901. Child:
Mabel Anna, April 16, 1903.

Occupation : Minister.

Address: 29 Michigan Ave., Somerville, Mass.

IMMEDIATELY upon leaving college (1904) I was ordained
and have been on the job as a clergyman ever since. My first
charge was a little mission on the sea coast of Nova Scotia. The
people there were of Dutch extraction, and still talked broken
English. The men were all part fisherman and part farmer. They
were a simple, kindly folk; and of the most of them it might be
said that their hearts were bigger than their tummies, — which
is saying plenty! Life was primitive there; and the food!! Lob-
sters? Yes, galore. But did you ever try to live on those bugs?
I used to be fond of sea food; but once in a long, long time is
plenty for me now, thank you. Still, I rather enjoyed it there. I
lived at the head of a wonderful harbor, and have always loved the
sea. I shall never forget the glorious summer days I spent in a
sail boat I had there; and which I am confident would have drowned
me many times, were there not a special Providence that watches
over fools and children.

I stayed in that place three years, and then went to a small
country parish to try to straighten out a good, healthy, man-sized
row, and get things to running again. It took me two years to do it.

I next went to St. Andrews, N. B. which is a fashionable summer
resort. Good parish, nice church, congenial people and a pleasant
place to live in. I was rector there for eleven happy years. I sup-



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pose I would have been there yet had it not been that my daughter,
who had been attending Lasell Seminary, made up her mind that she
did not want to live in Canada. My wife also felt that it would



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