Thursday, August 29, 2013

Giveaway: Thank Your Friends with Merci Chocolates!


National Friendship Day was August 4, 2013, but Everything She Wants has decided to continue the celebration with a giveaway from merci fine European chocolates.

While some friendships are for a season or a reason, other friendships are built to last a lifetime.  I’m fortunate to have two best friends: Cindy, whom I’ve known since junior high school and Deanna, who started out as my amusing intern.  Besides my mother and my husband, these girlfriends are my greatest confidants.  They’re like the sisters I never had and we’ve supported each other through personal trials and triumphs.
So what better way to say ‘thank you’ to your friends than with merci chocolates?  One lucky reader will win a ‘Friendship Kit’ that you can either keep to reward yourself for being such a great friend or share with a deserving comrade.
The kit includes:
$25 Target gift card (yay!)
7 ounce box of merci chocolates
A picture frame to display a photo of you and your friends
A chocolate scented candle
Here's how to win:
Follow me on Twitter @TracyEHopkins
Retweet this post
Leave a comment on this post with your first name, email address and tell me what you love the most about your best friend(s).
Good luck! The giveaway offer ends Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  One entry per person, per household.  

117 comments:

  1. I follow you on Twitter (@mami2jcn)

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  2. I retweeted your tweet.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  3. I value loyalty in my friends.

    Mary
    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  4. Follow you on Twitter @ElenaIstomina and retweeted your tweet.
    I value honesty in my friends

    elena150980@yahoo.com

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  5. I value positive energy

    Bethany
    luvedk@yahoo.com

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  6. I love how my best friend always being there for me.
    -https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/373130930031845376
    Jessie
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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  7. msbabypug@gmail.com I love my best friend because she is never afraid to tell me the things I don't want to hear.
    Tina

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  8. I'm following via Twitter.

    @HilLesha

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  9. twitter follower as @sherri2345.

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  10. retweeted here https://twitter.com/TracyEHopkins

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  11. susan wiener, swiener1@tampabay.rr.com

    What I love most about my best friend is she makes me smile.

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  12. Jacob jlafount@hotmail.com
    People you can trust. It is comforting

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  13. I follow you on Twitter and retweeted your tweet. I love that my friends are fun and outgoing.
    austma7@aol.com

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  14. They provide support and deserve to be supported as well.

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  15. Honesty--love the truthfulness in every situation. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/SavingForLater/status/373211587311460353
    Cheryl: thesimplyblogs @ gmail. Com

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  16. i love how my bff & I love all the same things - food clothes movies

    Lisa: freebiequeen15 at gmail dot com

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  17. I value thoughtfulness in my friends.
    Kelly D
    kellywcu8888ATgmailDOTcom

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  18. I follow you on twitter and tweeted
    https://twitter.com/ilovemybeagle22/status/373300805056471040

    What I love most about my best friend, is that she is always there for me!
    Laura
    landfjacobson @ charter.net

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  19. I follow you on Twitter @JalapenoMama

    barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

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  20. Tweet https://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/373439320658419712

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  21. My best friend is a great listener.
    Barbara
    barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

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  22. I love that I can tell my best friend anything.

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  23. I've known my best friend about 25 years and we are as close as sisters. I can tell her everything and she keeps my secrets and gives me great advice and I do the same with her. Trust is the most important thing with a friendship.

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  24. I follow you on twitter: @guettel78

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  25. Tweet: https://twitter.com/guettel78/status/373613615527362560

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  26. What I love most about my best friend is her perpetual optimism and sense of humor in even the toughest of times!

    Geoff
    gkaufmanss at yahoo dot com

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  27. i love how they support me know matter what.
    https://twitter.com/unevenfist/status/373616614261792768
    i follow you

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  28. Twitter @ava_ann91

    Ava
    ava_ann2001@yahoo.com
    I love that she never tells my secrets, even if she disagrees with them.

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  29. retweeted your post @crissybrown1021 thanks
    jakesmom47 at live.com

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  30. Denise
    lazybones344 at gmail dot com
    I love that they can relate to everything in my life.

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  31. Danai - I love how they are there for me day or night, no matter what. traumajnke at aol dot com

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  32. I did all of the above! I love my friends because they are loyal and supportive- two of the best qualities!

    kenhall013@gmail.com

    ~Kenny Hall

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  33. I follow you on Twitter

    @deb55106

    deb55106 at gmail dot com

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  34. I love my friends as they are so much fun,are they all the time and we hold secrets!! LOL


    deb55106 at gmail dot com


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  35. Tweet!~

    https://twitter.com/Deb55106/status/374059760037154816

    deb55106 at gmail dot com

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  36. My friend loves me for who I am.

    Mary
    maryjaco1 at gmail.com

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  37. I followed you and retweeted under BBrittBrat1398

    What I like most about my two best friends are that we've been friends since 1st grade so we know everything about each other.

    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  38. I follow you on twitter as @sparkedcat

    https://twitter.com/sparkedcat/status/374533109317791744

    I like that my friends are always there for me.

    Stephen sparkedcatatgmaildotcom

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  39. rob, robriffe at verizon.net

    i love that they're always there when you need them

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  40. He listens and never judges me, but tells me the truth whether it is good or bad.

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  41. follow you on twitter susan1215

    s2s2 at Comcast dot net

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  42. https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/374625282453295104

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  43. What I love most about my best friend is her sense of humor and she's always there to listen to me.

    Susan Smith
    s2s2 at Comcast dot net

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  44. Following twitter @Ky2here1.

    ky2here at msn dot com

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  45. https://twitter.com/ky2here1/status/374637928892207105

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  46. what I like best about my best friend is how she 'gets me'. I never have to explain what I mean.

    ky2here at msn dot com

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  47. I'm following you on Twitter @lisalmg.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  48. I follow you on twitter as @thomasmurphy40

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  49. I ReTweeted @lisalmg.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  50. What I love most about my best friend is she always makes me laugh and is the most trustworthy person I've ever met.

    Lisa
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  51. https://twitter.com/thomasmurphy40/status/374665218128744449

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  52. I love that my friends are always there when I need help.

    Thomas
    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  53. following you on twitter @aes529

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

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  54. https://twitter.com/aes529/status/374667485678555137

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  55. Amanda

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

    I love that they make me laugh

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  56. Follow on twitter @mkjmc, retweeted your tweet and I love my friends honesty~
    kathypersons@yahoo.com kathy

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  57. I follow you on Twitter @mermont84

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  58. tweeted https://twitter.com/mermont84/status/374688022991601665

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  59. I love that my friends know how I am and accept my silliness!

    meredith m
    mermont84 at yahoo.com

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  60. I follow you on Twitter @eswright18
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

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  61. https://twitter.com/SC_Deb/status/374690997927559168

    theskyisblue1215 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  62. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/eswright18/status/374691075186634752

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  63. I think the best thing about my friends are they are always there when I need them.

    theskyisblue1215 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  64. I value honesty and loyalty in my best friend.
    Ellie W
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

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  65. I love that I can say whatever is on my mind when I'm with my best friend...no judgement!

    I follow on Twitter and Retweeted!

    tessa2000(at)mail(dot)com

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  66. Done all the above! Loyalty is the most important quality in a friend! I rt'd and follow on twitter! Suzanne D.
    suzanneedevaux@yahoo.com

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  67. Twitter follow you: slehan

    https://twitter.com/slehan/status/374796943345459200

    My best friend can always cheer me up if I'm down.
    Thanks for the contest. Sarah

    slehan at juno dot com

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  68. follow you as @itsjustme62613

    tweeted

    https://twitter.com/itsjustme62613/status/374863029369724929

    I love that they are loyal and loving

    winz135 at gmail.com

    Denise D

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  69. Follow you on Twitter & Tweeted - https://twitter.com/susitravl/status/374898221849407488

    Susan

    My friends are always there for me in good times and bad.

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  70. following on twitter @buttmuffin and i retweeted the post

    my best friend is someone i can confide in and they never judge me and always comfort me

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  71. New follower under mya98604 retweeted your post.
    Mya myamurphy@mail.com.
    I love that I can tell my friends anything, good or bad, and they are always here for me. I love that I can trust them with everything going on in my life. We can laugh and just be "us".

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  72. new follower on Twitter

    @thrincor
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    Kathryn C
    kacor7@hotmail.com

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  73. I retweeted your giveaway post

    https://twitter.com/thrincor/status/374918489250623488
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    Kathryn C

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  74. Entry #3 of 3
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    Kathryn
    kacor7@hotmail.com

    *What I love most about my best friends is that they are quirky and easygoing like me*

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  76. Following you on twitter @happeegirl

    Tweeted https://twitter.com/happeegirl/status/374953956876640257

    My favorite thing about my best friend is our inside jokes. Sometimes we just look at each other and break out laughing. We get the strangest looks but we've been best friends for more then 20 years and it is great to be so close to someone like that.

    krazekatlady at gmail dot com

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  77. Julie honeypie411 at yahoo dot com I love my best friends kindness

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  78. Honeypie411 at yahoo dot com tweet https://mobile.twitter.com/jhoneypie411/status/374992234175004673

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  79. I follow you on twitter (@lieutcrunch25) lexbaylor17 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  80. tweeted! https://twitter.com/lieutcrunch25/status/374993835345989632

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  81. Christian. lexbaylor17 (at) gmail (dot) com

    I really appreciate my best friends' honesty and open mindedness.

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  82. I follow you on twitter - @sandyhills25

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  83. I retweeted post - https://twitter.com/TracyEHopkins/status/373105858097319936

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  84. s h a u n i e s a n d y h i l l s 2 5 @ y a h o o . c o m My love most about my best friend is that she is trustworthy

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  85. I follow you on twitter at misaacmom

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  86. Amity
    no19034770 @yahoo.com I retweeted (frvetere)
    I love their sense of humor ;)

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  87. Follow on twitter - @happishopr
    Tweeted - https://twitter.com/happishopr/status/375014323136897024

    What I love most about my best friend is his honesty and compassion.
    trintiygsd at yahoo dot com

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  88. I love the devotion of my friends!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  89. I follow you twitter

    @rrich2222


    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  90. tweet
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  91. What I love most about my friends are their honesty

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  92. Follow on twitter and tweeted post: https://twitter.com/NicoleMillheim/status/375040273060868097
    KairaWolfie@aol.com

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  93. I follow @TracyEHopkins on Twitter. @dlhaley17

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  94. Tweet: https://twitter.com/TracyEHopkins/status/373105858097319936

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  95. I follow you on Twitter (@skkorman)!

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  96. Tweet: https://twitter.com/skkorman/status/375055100584022019

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  97. I love that my friends are smart, funny, honest, caring, and loyal!

    Sheila
    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

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  98. Following on Twitter @ashleythebutton
    Retweeted also
    And I love that they are always there no matter what I need or how crazy I sound! ;)

    -Ashley Marie Morrissey
    ashummz05(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  99. what i love about my best friend is that she is always there for me and tells me the truth even if I may not like it but in a way that doesnt hurt me.

    Tammie
    lovemyace dot gmail dot com

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  100. Twitter follower. ladyt64
    Tweet https://twitter.com/ladyt64/status/375062826592641025

    I love that my friends are there for me when I really need them.

    Roxann
    ladyt64 at gmail dot com

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  101. Charity
    ccboobooy at gmail dot com

    I have really honest, loyal, and funny friends.

    Follow on twitter

    @ccboobooy

    https://twitter.com/ccboobooy/status/375065585681305600

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  102. susan smoaks
    susansmoaks@gmail.com
    my best friends are always there for me and love me no matter what
    @fdp4life on twitter

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  103. I am a twitter follower (@VikkiBillings) -I retweeted.

    Vikki
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

    I love that my best friend is honest with me no matter what.

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  104. How no matter what she is always there for me wilcarvic
    [at]gmail[dot[com]]

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  105. Lisa lahlstedt@gmail.com I love that my best friend is always ready for an adventure!

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  106. trisha

    tridingermckee@gmail.com

    I love that my best friend is always there for me. We could go a long time without talking but of one or the other needs something, then we are there. And i love that she makes me laugh. No matter what mood I am in.

    I am following you on twitter as wordromancer

    Tweeted:

    https://twitter.com/WordRomancer/status/375082520804478976

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  107. I love that my best friend can always make me laugh, even on my worst days.

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  108. Following you on Twitter (@Swtlilchick)
    Tweeted:https://twitter.com/Swtlilchick/status/375096083535261696

    I love my best friend's honesty.She has always been completely open
    and honest with me.

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

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  109. I follow you on Twitter @kristinnw
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/kristinnw/status/375099134828503041
    I value honesty and loyalty in my friends, always. If either of those are lost, our friendship is destroyed.

    wowknk at gmail dot com

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  110. Follow you on Twitter https://twitter.com/Sweepinit/status/375104211794411520
    I like friends who don't gossip and are honest.

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  111. My best friend was there for me when my parents died in the same year and when I had open heart surgery no matter what shed there

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  112. Hathor126@gmail.com Julie Simpson. My best friend who had cancer at 33 years old and beat it has always been there for me during my parents deaths my heart surgery my daughters tumor surgery at 20 Years old and my son being diagnosed at 18 with systemic lupus she just got married and found the love of her life at 40

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