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Letter to Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) Mays

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
1/16/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
[Dexter Avenue Baptist Church]
Document ID
570116-006
Document Date
1/16/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
1/11/1957
4/1957
1/17/1957
1/18/1957
Names
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Organizations
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 62, folder 10
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/3/1990 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/10/1990
Date Updated
12/3/2009 3:54:17 PM
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Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) Mays, Charles Dunbar Sherman and Frank Porter Graham at Morehouse College Commencement

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Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
6/4/1957
Genre
Photo
Document Type
Photo
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document ID
570604-017
Document Date
6/4/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Photo
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Photo
Document Length
1 p.
Published In
Morehouse College Bulletin, July 1957, p. 12
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College]
Graham, Frank Porter
Sherman, Charles Dunbar
Organizations
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors
Code for Location of Original
LECC-INP
Location of Original
Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/28/1993 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/07/1993
Date Updated
11/29/2010 5:28:10 PM
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Biography

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Place Written
New York, N. Y.
Document Date
5/1957
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document ID
570500-004
Document Date
5/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
New York, N. Y.
Genre
Article
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
Current Biography, Vol. 18, no. 5, (May 1957): 31-33.
Dates
12/21/1956
3/6/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)]
King, Coretta Scott
Gandhi, Mahatma
Nkrumah, Kwame
Nehru, Jawaharlal
King, Martin Luther [Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)]
King, Alberta Williams
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah)
Organizations
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
United States. Supreme Court
Montgomery Improvement Association
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Boston University
Crozer Theological Seminary
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Time Magazine
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Ghana
India
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Family
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Family - Coretta Scott King
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Nonviolence
Segregation--law and legislation
Other Topics
Time
New York Post
Nonviolence and Racial Justice
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/3/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/20/1989
Date Updated
3/11/2013 5:17:58 PM
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Draft, Chapter VIII, ''Family in Siege,'' Stride Toward Freedom

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-027
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
44 pp.
Dates
1/1956
1/27/1956
1/30/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
Black, Hugo LaFayette
King, Alberta Williams
King, Martin Luther
King, Coretta Scott
Abernathy, Ralph
King, Yolanda
Scott, Obie
Scott, Bernice
Organizations
Ku Klux Klan
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
United States. Supreme Court
Montgomery Improvement Association
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Family - Coretta Scott King
Stride Toward Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Parents
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Other Topics
Violence of Desperate Men
Return to the South
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 87A, folder 8D (1 of 3)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/3/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
4/14/2009 9:56:16 AM
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Address at Mass meeting at the Bishop Charles Mason Temple

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Document Date
3/18/1968
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
680318-000
Document Date
3/18/1968
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
11 pp.
Names
Lawson, James M.
Jesus Christ
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Abernathy, Ralph
Reuther, Walter
Connor, Eugene
Loeb, Henry [Memphis. Office of the Mayor]
Jeremiah (Biblical prophet)
Organizations
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO)
General Motors Corporation.
Bishop Charles Mason Temple
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Memphis. Office of the Mayor
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia, Pa.
New York, N.Y.
Boston, Mass.
Baltimore, Md.
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Milwaukee, Wis.
Chicago, Ill.
Detroit, Mich.
Topics
Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Direct action
Parables
Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965
Poverty
Freedom rides
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Poor People's Campaign
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
War on Poverty
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Social Justice
Discrimination in Employment
Other Topics
Luke 16:19-31
Matthew 25:40-46
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution
Amos 5:24
Jeremiah 8:22
Isaiah 40:4
There is a Balm in Gilead
Code for Location of Original
MVC-TMM
Location of Original
Mississippi Valley Collection, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN
Location of Original - Detail
Sanitation Workers Strike Collection, Box 6, folder 29
Copy Location (1)
MVC-TMM, Mississippi Valley Collection, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn.
Filing Info
Mss 178 Sanitation Workers Strike Collection, Box 6 folder 29
Copy Location (2)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/9/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/01/1998
Date Updated
5/13/2010 12:48:39 PM
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''The South: Attack on the Conscience''

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Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
2/18/1957
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document ID
570218-001
Document Date
2/18/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
Time, Febuary 18, 1957: 17-20
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
King, Martin Luther
Gandhi, Mahatma
King, Coretta Scott
Parks, Rosa
Gayle, W. A.
Sellers, Clyde
King, Yolanda Denise
Abernathy, Ralph
Graetz, Robert S.
Organizations
Time Magazine
United States. Supreme Court
Montgomery Improvement Association
White Citizens Council
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Boston University
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Other Topics
Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman
Psalm 27
Code for Location of Original
HBC-TxU-Au-HR
Location of Original
Harper and Brothers Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (2)
BWOF-AB, Birmingham World Office Files, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (3)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
2.6.1
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/4/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/03/1989
Date Updated
3/11/2013 5:12:06 PM
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Draft, Chapter VII, ''The Violence of Desperate Men,'' Stride Toward Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580500-031
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-031
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
20 pp.
Dates
1/30/1956
2/21/1956
3/22/1956
3/19/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
King, Martin Luther
King, Coretta Scott
King, Yolanda
Abernathy, Ralph
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
French, Edgar N.
Yates, C.R.
Alexander, T. M. (Theodore Martin)
Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas)
Marshall, Thurgood
Carter, Eugene
Scott, C.A. [Atlanta Daily World]
Diggs, Charles C.
Gray, Fred D.
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Langford, Charles D.
Hall, Peter A.
Billingsley, Orzell
Carter, Robert L.
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Gayle, W. A.
Sellers, Clyde
Jones, Major J.
King, Alberta Williams
Clement, Rufus E.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Organizations
First Baptist Church
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta Daily World
Fisk University
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Stride Toward Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 94, folder 17a (2 of 2)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/3/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
4/14/2009 9:56:27 AM
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Form letter to Friend

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Author
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
1/15/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Author Dates
1889-1979
Author Affiliation
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids
Document ID
570115-001
Document Date
1/15/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
3 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.[Montgomery Improvement Association]
Gaines, Irene M. (Irene McCoy) [National Association of College Women (U.S.)]
Mason, Vivian Carter [National Council of Negro Women]
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass) [Phelps-Stokes Fund]
Powell, Clilan B. [New York Amsterdam News]
Licorish, David Nathaniel [Abyssinia Baptist Church]
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Jackson, J.H. (Joseph Harrison) [National Baptist Convention of the United States of America]
Miller, Loren
Webster, M.P. [Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids]
Murphy, Carl [National Newspaper Publishers Association]
Nichols, D. Ward (Decatur Ward)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Marshall, Thurgood [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Granger, Lester B. (Lester Blackwell) [National Urban League]
Wilkins, Roy [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Organizations
National Urban League
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association of College Women (U.S.)
National Council of Negro Women
Phelps-Stokes Fund
New York Amsterdam News
Abyssinia Baptist Church
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
Montgomery Improvement Association
National Newspaper Publishers Association
African Epsicopal Methodist Church
Conference of Negro Leaders
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Presidential meetings
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 64A, folder 22-23
Copy Location (1)
BSCP-DLC, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids Records, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/25/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/29/1988
Date Updated
1/15/2010 10:04:37 AM
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Draft, Chapter VI, ''Nonviolence Takes Shape,'' Stride Toward Freedom

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-034
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
110 pp.
Dates
1/1956
1/10/1957
1/28/1957
6/11/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
Fields, Uriah J. [Bell Street Baptist Church]
Gandhi, Mahatma
Aristotle
Plato
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Hobbes, Thomas
Mill, John Stuart
Bentham, Jeremy
Thoreau, Henry David
Rauschenbusch, Walter
Marx, Karl
Temple, William [Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Archbishop]
Muste, Abraham John
Nietzsche, Fredrick Wilheim
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt)
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich
Till, Emmett
Niebuhr, Reinhold
Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich
Washington, Booker T.
Graetz, Robert S.
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones
Abernathy, Ralph
Henderson, J. Raymond
Glasco, R. J.
Muelder, Walter George
Chalmers, Allan Knight
Brightman, Edgar Sheffield
DeWolf, L. Harold (Lotan Harold)
Organizations
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Montgomery Improvement Association
Ku Klux Klan
Bell Street Baptist Church
National Sunday School and Baptist Training Union Congress
Montgomery Advertizer
Crozer Theological Seminary
Boston University
Topics
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
Gandhism
Stride Toward Freedom
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Pilgrimage to Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education
Communism
Satyagraha
Agape
Pacifism
Internal Conflicts
Other Topics
Christianity and the Social Crisis
Nicomachean Ethics
Republic
Social Contract
Leviathan
Will to Power
On Liberty
The Principles of Morals and Legislation
Das Kapital
Moral Man and Immoral Society
Communist Manifesto
Parable of the Prodigal Son
Desegregation at Last
Civil Disobedience
Movement Gathers Momentum
1 Corinthians 10:24
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 94A, folder 17B (3 of 4)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/4/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
2/3/2010 2:39:20 PM
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Draft, Chapter V, ''Methods of the Opposition,'' Stride Toward Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580500-023
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-023
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Fragment
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
33 pp.
Dates
3/19/1956
3/22/1956
2/21/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
Abernathy, Ralph
King, Martin Luther
Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas)
King, Yolanda
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College]
King, Coretta Scott
Marshall, Thurgood
Diggs, Charles C.
Carter, Eugene
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Hall, Peter A.
Langford, Charles D.
Yates, C.R.
Scott, C. A.
Alexander, T. M. (Theodore Martin)
Gray, Fred D.
Billingsley, Orzell
Langford, Charles
Jones, Major J.
Carter, Robert L.
King, Alberta Williams
Jenkins, Herbert T.
Gilman, Georgia
Mays, Benjamin Elijah
Clement, Rufus E.
Lewis, Rufus A. (Rufus Andrew)
Organizations
Fisk University
Morehouse College
Atlanta Daily World
Atlanta University
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
Stride Toward Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 94, folder 17B (1 of 4)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/3/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
10/1/2009 2:48:26 PM
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