100-Day Prayer Challenge

When we stand in the gap for needs beyond our own, we experience the blessings and grace of divine love. Join us each day for 100 days, August 17-November 24, as we lift up in prayer issues affecting our lives, OurPrayer partners and countries where OurPrayer volunteers pray for others by name and need.

After you have interceded for today's need, please click the "Prayed For" button to show that you stand in agreement.

Day 68: Pastor’s Spouses

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Romans 12:6-8

 

 

Thank You, Lord, for every pastor’s spouse; thank You for their commitment to the ministry.
Prayed for 753 times.
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Day 67: Jamaica

The Lord tests the righteous, but His soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence. Psalm 11:5

 

Father, be with the country of Jamaica, where OurPrayer volunteers reside.   Send Your love and peace so that murder rates and other acts of violence will continue to decrease.
Prayed for 971 times.
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Day 66: Bereavement

For if He causes grief, then He will have compassion according to His abundant loving kindness. For He does not afflict willingly or grieve the sons of men. Lamentations 3:32-33

Lord, bring healing to those that are dealing with the pain of grief.
Prayed for 1099 times.
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Day 65: United Kingdom

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. James 5:4

Father, we ask for prayer for the United Kingdom, home to OurPrayer volunteers.   Bring blessings to the migrant domestic workers in this country and forgive the employers that misuse them.
Prayed for 1090 times.
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Day 64: Skill

Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful. 1 Chronicles 15:22

Lord, continue to anoint those that are skilled in areas of  ministry, teaching, medicine and counseling.
Prayed for 1120 times.
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Day 63: U.S. Armed Forces

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD and their vindication from me, declares the LORD.  Isaiah 54:17

Father, protect our military men and women as they continue to put their life on the line for the safety of the United States of America.
Prayed for 1223 times.
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Day 62: New Zealand

I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. Psalm 18:3

Father, we ask for prayer for New Zealand, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Protect their children as the deal with growing epidemic of cyber bullying.
Prayed for 1048 times.
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Day 61: Overcome Anxiety

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.  John 14:27

 

 

 

Lord, help us overcome our anxiety with Your peace so that Your people can hear You clearly.
Prayed for 1427 times.
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Day 60: Congressman/Congresswoman

And said to them, “Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For he who is least among you all is the one who is great.” Luke 9:48

Lord, unite the House of Representatives so that they will see that You are the greatest among them.
Prayed for 1170 times.
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Day 59: Marriages

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8 

 

Lord, reignite the flame in the marriages of Your people.
Prayed for 1467 times.
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Day 58: Strength

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10

Thank You, Lord, for Your strength that takes over when I am overcome with weakness and frustration.
Prayed for 1534 times.
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Day 57: Zion Baptist Church, Waterbury, CT

So Jotham became mighty, because he ordered his ways before the Lord his God 2 Chronicles 27:6

Lord, bless OurPrayer partner, Zion Church. Strengthen their pastor to chase after Your perfect will for Your people.
Prayed for 1138 times.
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Day 56: Preparation

Prepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house. Proverbs 24:27

Lord, guide us as we prepare ourselves to receive all that You have in store for us.
Prayed for 1302 times.
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Day 55: Greece

Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Lord, be with the country of Greece, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Help their leaders find solutions to the problems they face.
Prayed for 1199 times.
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Day 54: Faithfulness

Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do.  Deuteronomy 29:9

Father help us to be faithful to Your Word so that we can experience You in a greater way.
Prayed for 1506 times.
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Day 53: Poverty

If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself with you, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you. Leviticus 25:35

Father, help us to support our brothers and sisters in their time of need.
Prayed for 1516 times.
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Day 52: Greater New Hope Baptist Church & Ministries, Preston, MA

The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.  Psalm 138:8

Fulfill Your purpose, Lord, in OurPrayer partner, the Greater New Hope Church. Establish Your perfect will in their lives and strengthen their efforts.
Prayed for 1288 times.
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Day 51: Norway

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.  Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Colossians 3:18-19

Father, bless the country of Norway, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Bring stability to their marriages, for Your glory and for Your honor.
Prayed for 1289 times.
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Day 50: God’s Light

Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105

Heavenly Father, no matter how dark the world might seem, or how difficult a decision might be, Your love is a beacon I can rely on to guide my path.
Prayed for 1537 times.
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Day 49: Tanzania

The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. Psalm 24:1

Father preserve the land in Tanzania, home to OurPrayer volunteers, so that Your people can continue to live off the land.
Prayed for 1163 times.
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Day 48: Churches

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. Ephesians 5:23

Lord, sustain Your church by Your power and protect Your church from the attacks of the evil one.
Prayed for 1381 times.
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Day 47: New Start-Up Companies and Small Businesses

You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day. Deuteronomy 8:18

Lord, as many embark on new business ventures, help them to build a business full of integrity so that we will never forget it was You who blessed us.
Prayed for 1396 times.
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Day 46: Creativity

And he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, with intelligence, with knowledge, and with all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold and silver and bronze. Exodus 35:31-32

Lord, allow Your creativity to flow through us and into in the world so that You will be glorified.
Prayed for 1416 times.
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Day 45: Malaysia

The earth is defiled by its people; they have disobeyed the laws, violated the statutes and broken the everlasting covenant. Isaiah 24:5

 

Lord, heal Malaysia, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Prevent water and air pollution from contaminating the land.
Prayed for 1253 times.
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Day 44: Russia

They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. 2 Peter 2:19

Father, remove corruption and strife from Russia where OurPrayer volunteers reside.  Send Your justice so they may bring glory to Your name.
Prayed for 1343 times.
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Day 43: Urban Ministries, Inc.

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!  Psalm 105:4

Stretch forth Your hand, Lord, upon OurPrayer Partner, Urban Ministries.  Continue to empower them so that they can empower others with Your Word.
Prayed for 1347 times.
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Day 42: Victory

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."  John 16:33

Thank You, Lord, that we never have to suffer defeat because You have overcome the world.
Prayed for 1539 times.
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Day 41: Australia
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit.  Ephesians 5:18
Father, bless those in Australia, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Help those struggling financially and free those in Australia that have been chained to alcohol abuse.
Prayed for 1348 times.
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Day 40: Changing A Generation, Atlanta, GA

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26

 

Thank You Lord for OurPrayer partner, Changing A Generation Church. Thank You for shining Your face upon them. Continue to be gracious to the ministry and bless the pastor to be steadfast and unmovable in You.
Prayed for 1541 times.
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Day 39: The Homeless

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him, and not to hide yourself from your own flesh?  Isaiah 58:7

Lord, empower us to help all those who need shelter.
Prayed for 1787 times.
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Day 38: CEOs

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves.  Philippians 2:3

Lord, help all CEOs to be mindful of those that serve them with excellence.
Prayed for 1432 times.
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Day 37: India

Your creatures settled in it; You provided in Your goodness for the poor, O God. Psalm 68:10

Father, send Your strength to India, home to OurPrayer volunteers.   Let your steady hand help those living under the poverty line.
Prayed for 1504 times.
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Day 36: Prisoners

I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. Matthew 25:36

Lord, help us to be mindful and merciful of those who are incarcerated.
Prayed for 1637 times.
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Day 35: Unity

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. Romans 16:17

Father, teach us how to avoid division so that we can embrace unity.
Prayed for 1638 times.
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Day 34: Managers

Treat others the same way you want them to treat you. Luke 6:31

 

 

 

Father, help all managers to treat their employees with dignity and respect.
Prayed for 1626 times.
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Day 33: Forgiveness

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. Mark 11:25

Gracious Lord, use me to be a testimony of Your forgiveness so that others may forgive and see Your good works.
Prayed for 2009 times.
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Day 32: Guyana

No evil will befall you, nor will any plague come near your tent.  Psalm 91:10

Lord, thank You for the OurPrayer volunteers in Guyana.  May Your grace shine on this country and bring healing to those battling illness and malaria.
Prayed for 1604 times.
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Day 31: Governors

Behold, I made him a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander for the peoples. Isaiah 55:4

Lord, instruct all Governors as they lead your people.
Prayed for 1646 times.
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Day 30: Joy

So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. John 16:22

Lord, I pray that Your glorious joy will spread to all those around me.
Prayed for 1985 times.
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Day 29: Chicago

You shall not murder. Deuteronomy 5:17

Thank You Lord, for the OurPrayer volunteers and prayer partners in Chicago.  We pray that Your guidance will help city and church leaders to find solutions to the growing violence affecting this city.
Prayed for 1636 times.
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Day 28: Hatred

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses. Proverbs 10:12

Father, we ask that You would allow the power of Your love to overtake and eradicate the stronghold that hate has on your Your people.
Prayed for 1995 times.
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Day 27: Fiji

For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, ”You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.”  Deuteronomy 15:11

Lord, bless the people of the island of Fiji, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Help the residents of this country who struggle with poverty.
Prayed for 1691 times.
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Day 26: Pastors

And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding. Jeremiah 3:15

Father, bless all of the pastors preaching Your Word.
Prayed for 1836 times.
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Day 25: Colombia

No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.  1 Corinthians 10:24

 

Father, we ask for prayer for Colombia, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Remove the poverty that grips their country and allow Your blessings to flow freely.
Prayed for 1846 times.
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Day 24: Unemployed

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.  Psalm 46:1

Father, stimulate the creativity of those that are without so that they can find jobs that suit their skills and further their career path.
Prayed for 2193 times.
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Day 23: Cancer

In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears. Psalm 18:6

Lord, answer the cry of those battling cancer and the caring loved ones who support them. 
Prayed for 1678 times.
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Day 22: Courage

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6

Lord, You are my strength and my fortress. Help me to remember that with You at my side there is nothing I can’t handle.
Prayed for 2836 times.
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Day 21: Depression
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things. Philippians 4:8
Lord, bring peace to those coping with depression.  Help heal their pain so that they can feel Your joy.
Prayed for 2487 times.
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Day 20: Senators

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Father, order the steps of our United States Senators and establish Your word in their hearts.
Prayed for 1864 times.
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Day 19: Sweden

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.  Genesis 2:15

 

Father, bless the country of Sweden, home to OurPrayer prayer volunteers.  Guide the leaders as they tackle ecological issues so that the generations to follow will be partakers of an environmentally healthy country.
Prayed for 1910 times.
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Day 18: Students

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

Lord, be with our students as they return to school.  Empower them to learn and make decisions that will be pleasing in Your sight.
Prayed for 2374 times.
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Day 17: Wisdom

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.  Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding Proverbs 4:6-7

Lord, help us not to neglect wisdom but to seize it!
Prayed for 2480 times.
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Day 16: Laborers

You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.  Psalm 128:2

Dear Lord, today on Labor Day, send Your blessings to the people in the workforce putting in long hours and struggling to make ends meet.  Grant them the fruits of their labor in this world and the next.
Prayed for 2179 times.
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Day 15: California

We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction.  Lamentations 3:47

Lord, be with the state of California, where OurPrayer volunteers reside. Bring hope and resiliency as they rebuild the cities and towns ravaged by wildfires.
Prayed for 2156 times.
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Day 14: President of the United States

Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. 1 Timothy 2:2

Father, protect our President and show him Your perfect way.
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Day 13: Hope

The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. Psalm 147:11

Lord, I put my hope in You and pray that others will do the same.
Prayed for 2734 times.
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Day 12: Those Struggling with Loneliness

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Psalm 145:18

Lord, send Your comforting presence to all those who feel alone.
Prayed for 2998 times.
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Day 11: Determination

For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2

Lord, as long as I am determined to know You, I know everything else will fall into place.
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Day 10: Sons

Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. Proverbs 1:8-9

Lord, bless our sons to embrace godly instruction and resist temptation.
Prayed for 3163 times.
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Day 9: Daughters

Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30

Lord, help our daughters reverence You, so that the men will reverence You in our daughters.
Prayed for 3294 times.
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Day 8: Missionaries

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15

Lord, empower your missionaries to spread Your Word with love.
Prayed for 2960 times.
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Day 7: Happiness

He who gives attention to the law of right will get good; and whoever puts his faith in the Lord is happy.  Proverbs 16:20

Thank You, Father, for the happiness that comes when we have faith in You.
Prayed for 3084 times.
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Day 6: Police Officers

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.  Romans 13:1

Father, protect our law enforcement officers.  Keep them safe from danger as they uphold the law.
Prayed for 3614 times.
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Day 5: Fathers

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

Thank You, Lord, for loving fathers that guide and protect their families.
Prayed for 3598 times.
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Day 4: Mothers

And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed.” Luke 1:46-4

Lord, thank You for mothers who continue to make sacrifices that benefit their families.
Prayed for 4048 times.
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Day 3: Peace

The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:11

Heavenly Father, bring peace to war torn areas of the world.
Prayed for 4429 times.
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Day 2: United States of America

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7

Father, help those struggling with debt to be good stewards of their finances.
Prayed for 4967 times.
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Day 1: Love

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  1 Corinthians 13:4

Lord, I ask that You fill us with Your love.
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