Welcome to this Slumberland sleep story. I’ll be your guide as you embark on a journey through a vast tropical wilderness with a loyal dog companion, seeking a peaceful place to rest for the night and uncovering a hidden secret beneath the roots of a grand old tree.
Before we begin, I would like to wish you the most peaceful night’s sleep and pleasant dreams, and you can take a few moments to settle down comfortably, you can shift about a little if you need to, to make yourself even more comfortable, and when you are ready, you can let your eyes gently close. And as this story unfolds, you can take a few deep, relaxing breaths, allowing the out-breaths to be a little longer than the in-breaths. This triggers the body’s natural relaxation response.
And as you relax, you can find yourself standing at the edge of a vast tropical wilderness, the warm evening air embracing you like a comforting blanket. The sky above slowly transitions from the fiery hues of sunset to the cool, soothing shades of twilight, sprinkled with the first glimmers of stars. The enticing scent of exotic flowers fills your nostrils, and a symphony of crickets and distant bird calls create a gentle, mesmerising soundtrack.
By your side, your loyal dog companion gazes at you with adoring eyes, wagging its tail with eager anticipation. Together, you step forward into the lush landscape, feeling the soft, damp earth beneath your feet, cushioning each step. The vibrant foliage, rich with every shade of green imaginable, appears to shimmer in the fading sunlight, casting intricate patterns of shadow and light on the forest floor.
As you continue to walk, the vibrant colours of the tropical flowers catch your eye – radiant reds, brilliant blues, and gleaming yellows – their petals as soft as silk beneath your fingertips. The plants that surround you seem to sway gently, as if beckoning you further into the enchanting wilderness. Your dog, ever faithful, trots happily by your side, ears perked and nose to the ground, exploring the myriad of scents that fill the air.
The soothing, rhythmic sound of your footsteps and your dog’s paws on the forest floor lulls you into a state of deep relaxation, and you can’t help but feel a sense of peace and tranquillity wash over you. This magical place, filled with nature’s wonders, seems to hold a promise of adventure and discovery, as you and your canine companion venture deeper into its heart.
With each step you take, your connection to this tropical paradise grows stronger, and you become more and more absorbed, deeper and deeper in the beauty that surrounds you. The warmth of the evening air envelops you like a gentle embrace, and the scent of the flowers becomes more intoxicating, encouraging you to drift deeper and deeper into the enchanting world that awaits.
As the last light of day fades away, you find yourself filled with a sense of purpose and anticipation, excited to uncover the mysteries that lie within this captivating wilderness. And so, with the comforting presence of your dog by your side, you continue your journey, eager to explore the wonders that this tropical paradise has to offer.
As you venture deeper into the lush tropical wilderness, you become increasingly captivated by the intricate tapestry of life that unfolds around you. The towering trees, adorned with a canopy of broad, green leaves, create a protective shelter above your head, dappling the remaining sunlight as it filters through the dense foliage. The vibrant undergrowth is a living mosaic of ferns, shrubs, and flowers, each playing their part in this breathtaking symphony of nature.
Your loyal dog companion, ever curious, excitedly sniffs the air and explores the new scents of this exotic world, its enthusiasm infectious. The purpose of your journey is simple: to explore this beautiful wilderness and find a peaceful place to rest for the night, and with each step, you feel yourself becoming more and more absorbed in the enchanting world that surrounds you.
The air is alive with the soothing sounds of the forest: the distant calls of exotic birds, the gentle rustling of leaves as a soft breeze whispers through the trees, and the harmonious hum of insects hidden within the verdant greenery. These calming sounds seem to create a natural lullaby, lulling you into a deeper state of relaxation as you continue on your journey.
You become increasingly aware of the sensations that accompany your journey, the damp earth beneath your feet, the velvety touch of moss-covered tree trunks, and the delicate caress of fern fronds as they brush past your legs. The air is thick with humidity, and the scent of damp earth and fragrant flowers melds together, creating a unique aroma that permeates your senses.
As you continue to explore, you come across a small, bubbling brook, its crystal-clear water sparkling like liquid diamonds in the fading sunlight. You and your dog pause for a moment, allowing the cool, refreshing water to quench your thirst and invigorate your senses. The sound of the water, gently flowing over smooth stones, is a soothing balm to your soul, encouraging you to relax even more deeply.
With renewed energy, you resume your journey, your dog bounding happily alongside you, its wagging tail a testament to the joy it finds in this shared adventure. The beauty of the wilderness never ceases to amaze you, and you find yourself in awe of the intricate balance that exists within this thriving ecosystem.
As the sky above begins to darken, a canopy of stars emerges, casting a soft, ethereal glow upon the landscape. The sounds of the nocturnal creatures begin to fill the air, a chorus of hoots, chirps, and rustles, adding another layer to the ever-evolving soundtrack of the forest.
A sense of anticipation grows within you as you search for the perfect spot to set up camp for the night. You imagine a serene location near a tranquil lake, where the gentle lapping of water against the shore will serve as a soothing lullaby to lull you into a peaceful slumber. With this vision in mind, you and your dog continue on your journey, eager to find this idyllic haven in the heart of the tropical wilderness.
As you walk, the sense of relaxation and wonder deepens, each step taking you further into the embrace of the magical world that surrounds you. Your heart swells with gratitude for the beauty of nature and the loyal companionship of your dog, and you can’t help but feel that this journey is one you will remember for a lifetime.
As you and your dog finally arrive at a tranquil lake, its gentle lapping against the shore serves as a soothing balm to your weary soul. You find a suitable spot to set up camp, a place where the soft grass and earth meet the water’s edge, creating a serene haven of comfort and peace.
With your camp prepared, you take a moment to sit down, allowing yourself to fully absorb the beauty of your surroundings. The deepening twilight casts a delicate glow over the landscape, the stars reflecting off the still surface of the lake like shimmering diamonds.
You close your eyes, feeling the cool breeze caressing your skin, and decide to take this opportunity to rest and drift into a state of deep relaxation. As you do so, you begin to focus on the top of your head, noticing how it is gently supported and cradled by the earth beneath you. You allow the muscles of your scalp and the back of your head to soften and relax, drawing in a sense of peace and comfort with each breath you take.
Moving your awareness to your face, you feel the relaxation spreading around your ears and cheeks, the muscles in these areas loosening and unwinding. Your eyes and forehead become more and more relaxed, the tension dissolving as you let go of any lingering thoughts or concerns. The muscles around the side of your head and over the top of your head continue to relax, sinking deeper and deeper into a state of calm and tranquillity.
Your focus shifts to your mouth, your lips and jaw releasing any tension they may have been holding. The muscles around the side of your neck, the back of your neck, and your throat follow suit, any previous tightness melting away as if warmed by an invisible, soothing heat.
As your jaw loosens and hangs slightly open, you feel the relaxation flow down to your shoulders and upper back. The muscles in these areas, perhaps once tense from the day’s journey, now become soft and pliant, allowing a wave of comfort to wash over them. The relaxation continues to spread, reaching your chest and encircling your back, inviting a sense of deep serenity into every muscle and fibre.
With each breath, you notice the relaxation flowing down your arms, through your elbows, and into your hands, finally reaching the tips of your fingers. And I don’t know whether your left arm or your right arm relaxes quicker, or if they relax at the same pace, and as you discover that, your entire body can embrace the soothing calm that envelopes you.
The wave of relaxation continues its journey, moving down through your stomach, sides, and lower back, finally reaching your bottom. As it travels down your legs, it can soothe and unwind the muscles, reaching all the way to the tips of your toes.
As your body relaxes deeper and deeper, so your mind relaxes also. You can begin to sense a healing light touching your forehead, enveloping your face and head with a comforting, gentle warmth. With each in-breath, this healing light absorbs into your being, filling you with peace and calm.
Breathing in healing, calm relaxation, and breathing out any stress or tension, you can allow the light to travel down your neck, softening and relaxing the muscles. It can spread to your shoulders, around the back of your neck, and down into your arms, filling your entire upper body with soothing, restorative energy.
Another in-breath draws the healing light further down, reaching your stomach, lower back, and sides. It fills your buttocks and continues its journey down your legs until it reaches the soles of your feet. Your entire body becoming enveloped in this healing, restorative light, filling you with a sense of deep relaxation and inner peace.
As you allow this healing light to flow with each breath, you find your mind drifting deeper and deeper into a state of peaceful reverie. The gentle sounds of the lake and the rustling of leaves in the breeze serve as a lullaby, lulling you further into a state of serene relaxation.
Your body begins to feel weightless, as if floating on a cloud, and your thoughts become increasingly distant, like whispers carried away on the wind. With every breath, the healing light continues to fill your being, and you become more and more absorbed in this newfound sense of tranquillity.
As the healing light envelops you, the lines between your physical surroundings and your inner world begin to blur. You find yourself drifting effortlessly into a pleasant reverie, a dreamscape filled with the beauty and serenity of the lush wilderness that surrounds you.
Your loyal dog rests by your side, sharing in the peaceful energy of this moment. Together, you are enveloped in the comforting embrace of the natural world, secure in the knowledge that this magical place will provide you with the rest and rejuvenation you need.
And as you continue to drift deeper and deeper into this reverie, the healing light continues to work its magic, restoring and rejuvenating your body and mind, preparing you for the adventures that await in the days to come.
The world around you fades away, leaving only the soft glow of the healing light and the gentle lapping of the water against the shore. You are now fully immersed in this peaceful reverie, floating on the edge of slumber, embraced by the gentle arms of the night.
As you drift further into the reverie, you find yourself aboard a spaceship, its sleek design and advanced technology a marvel of human ingenuity. Your loyal dog companion is by your side, just as fascinated by the strange new surroundings as you are. With eager anticipation, you embark on a journey through the vast expanse of space, ready to explore the unknown and encounter the unimaginable.
As your spaceship glides through the cosmos, you are greeted by a breathtaking display of celestial beauty. Stars twinkle in the inky darkness like diamonds scattered across a velvet canvas, and swirling galaxies paint the sky with vibrant hues of blues, purples, and greens. The sense of awe and wonder you feel is overwhelming, and you can’t help but marvel at the infinite possibilities that lie before you.
Throughout your journey, you and your canine companion visit strange and mesmerising worlds, each one more enchanting than the last. You encounter alien species, some of which resemble familiar creatures from Earth, while others are entirely unique and defy description. Through these encounters, you learn about the importance of curiosity, adaptability, and connection with others, both familiar and unfamiliar.
On one such world, you meet a species of sentient plants, their leaves shimmering with iridescent colours that change with their emotions. They teach you the value of patience and the wisdom that comes from a deep connection to the natural world. Your dog, ever the curious explorer, sniffs and frolics among the alien flora, forging new friendships with these gentle beings.
On another alien world, you discover a city suspended among the clouds, inhabited by a race of bird-like beings who glide gracefully through the air. With their help, you and your dog are granted the temporary ability to soar alongside them, experiencing the freedom and exhilaration of flight. From this vantage point, you gain a new perspective on the interconnectedness of all living beings, and the importance of embracing change and adapting to new circumstances.
Throughout your cosmic adventure, you also encounter beings vastly different from yourself, with customs and ways of communication that initially seem strange and bewildering. But with patience, curiosity, and a willingness to learn, you come to understand and appreciate the unique beauty of their cultures. You realise that the bonds of friendship and understanding can transcend even the most profound differences.
As your reverie draws to a close, you find yourself filled with a renewed sense of wonder and personal growth. The experiences you have shared with your dog and the lessons you have learned from your encounters with alien species have left a profound mark on your soul, enriching your understanding of the universe and your place within it.
With a final burst of shimmering stardust, the reverie begins to fade, and you find yourself drifting gently back to the tranquil lakeside where your journey began. The memories of your cosmic adventure linger, their lessons remaining with you as you awaken, refreshed and rejuvenated, ready to continue your exploration of the lush tropical wilderness and the mysteries it holds.
As you awaken from your reverie, you feel refreshed and energised, your mind brimming with newfound insights from your cosmic journey. Your loyal dog stirs from their own slumber, stretching and wagging their tail in anticipation of the adventures that lie ahead, you wonder whether they shared the experience with you, or whether you had the experience alone in your mind. Together, you continue your exploration of the lush tropical wilderness, eager to discover even more breathtaking sights and sounds along the way.
The vibrant foliage surrounding you seems to dance with life, as the sunlight filters through the canopy above, casting dappled patterns on the forest floor. The air is thick with the scent of damp earth and fragrant blossoms, and each breath you take fills you with a sense of vitality and rejuvenation. The gentle murmur of a flowing stream and the distant melody of birdsong provide a soothing soundtrack to your journey, allowing you to drift deeper into a state of relaxation and contentment.
As you wander further into the wilderness, you come across a variety of fascinating creatures. Colourful butterflies flit from flower to flower, their delicate wings shimmering like stained glass in the sunlight. A family of playful monkeys swings through the trees, their acrobatics a sign of the boundless energy of nature. Your dog watches them with curiosity, their ears perked and tail wagging in excitement.
Continuing on your journey, you soon find yourself in a clearing filled with majestic, ancient trees, their massive trunks adorned with twisted vines and moss. Their branches stretch high above you, creating a natural cathedral that inspires a sense of reverence and awe. You can’t help but feel a deep connection to the natural world, and the wisdom of the ages that these ancient sentinels hold within their bark.
As the day progresses, the sun begins to dip below the horizon, painting the sky with shades of gold, pink, and orange. The warm glow of the setting sun casts a magical light on the tropical wilderness, transforming the landscape into an ethereal dreamscape. The sounds of the forest begin to shift, as the daytime creatures settle into their evening rest, and nocturnal creatures emerge to serenade the approaching night.
With each step, you and your dog become more attuned to the rhythms of the natural world, absorbing the tranquillity and beauty that surrounds you. Your newfound insights from the reverie continue to inform and enhance your appreciation of the wonders you encounter, as you learn to see the interconnectedness of all things and the importance of curiosity and adaptability in your own life.
As the last light of day fades into twilight, you arrive at the base of a grand old tree, its thick canopy of leaves providing a canopy of shade and tranquillity. The tree’s ancient, gnarled roots stretch outwards, creating a natural seat for you to rest and take in the beauty of your surroundings. As you sit, your dog curls up beside you, their head resting on your lap, and their gentle breathing a soothing lullaby.
With nightfall, you decide to build a campfire, gathering fallen branches and dry leaves to create a warm, inviting glow in the growing darkness. As the fire crackles to life, you feel a sense of accomplishment and connection to the natural world, the primal act of creating warmth and light harking back to the earliest days of humanity.
As the fire’s warm glow illuminates your serene haven, the nocturnal chorus of the forest begins. The distant hoots of owls, the gentle rustle of nocturnal creatures stirring in the undergrowth, and the soothing music of the wind through the trees all blend together to create a symphony of peace and harmony.
With the fire crackling at your feet, you recline against the sturdy trunk of the grand old tree, your dog nestled beside you, sharing their warmth and companionship. You gaze upwards, becoming absorbed in the majesty of the night sky, the countless points of light, revealing the vastness of the universe, and the infinite possibilities that lie beyond our world.
As you contemplate the celestial panorama, you feel a deep sense of wonder and awe, the enormity of the cosmos both humbling and inspiring. The beauty of the stars is mirrored in the intricate tapestry of life within the tropical wilderness that surrounds you, a reminder of the interconnectedness of all living things and the importance of cherishing the natural world.
With your heart full of gratitude and your mind at ease, you allow your gaze to linger on the constellations above, their patterns weaving stories of myth and legend across the ages. As you continue to watch the stars, a sense of profound relaxation washes over you, and your eyelids grow heavy with the weight of the day’s adventures.
As you surrender to the gentle embrace of sleep, the sounds of the nocturnal forest envelop you in a cocoon of peace and tranquillity. The warmth of the fire and the steady rhythm of your dog’s breathing lull you into a state of deep, restorative rest.
As your consciousness drifts towards the realm of dreams, you find yourself floating, drifting deeper and deeper into a world of peaceful reverie, your body and mind relaxed and rejuvenated by your journey through the magical tropical wilderness.
As you rest against the grand old tree, your eyes still heavy with the embrace of sleep, you notice a faint, rhythmic hum emanating from within its sturdy trunk. Intrigued, you gently run your fingers across the bark, feeling its rough texture beneath your fingertips, until your hand comes to rest upon a hidden door, seamlessly concealed within the gnarled patterns of the tree’s surface.
With a gentle push, the door opens, revealing a dimly lit spiral staircase descending deep into the heart of the tree. The air within is cool and fresh, infused with the scent of damp earth and the subtle fragrance of moss. As you take your first step, 20, you feel a wave of relaxation wash over you, inviting you to descend further into the soothing embrace of the tree’s hidden depths.
Slowly, you take each step down, focusing on the gentle hum that resonates through the ancient wood around you. With each descending step, you feel yourself becoming more and more relaxed, your body growing heavier and your mind drifting deeper into a state of peaceful tranquillity.
19, your foot softly presses onto the solid wooden step, the grain beneath your feet a testament to the tree’s many years of life and wisdom. Your breathing slows, mirroring the rhythmic hum that surrounds you, as you continue to descend.
18, the air grows cooler and more refreshing with each step, like the gentle caress of a cool breeze on a warm summer’s day. The subtle scent of the earth below and the tree’s life above intermingle, creating an aroma that soothes your soul and lulls your senses.
17, the muted light from above casts dancing shadows upon the walls of the staircase, their graceful movements mirroring the swaying branches outside, creating an atmosphere of serenity and calm.
16, the hum of the tree resonates deeper within you, vibrating in harmony with your own heartbeat, creating a symphony of life and energy that fills you with a sense of oneness and tranquillity.
15, the rough texture of the handrail beneath your fingers grounds you in the present moment, the gentle rhythm of your descent guiding your body and mind further and further into relaxation.
14, the cool, damp earth beneath the wooden steps begins to give way to smooth, polished stone, as if the tree itself has become one with the world below, merging with the bedrock of the earth.
13, the soft sounds of the forest above fade into the distance, replaced by the steady hum of the tree and the gentle whisper of your own breath, enveloping you in a cocoon of peace and stillness.
12, your body feels weightless, as if you are floating down the staircase, each step bringing you closer to a sanctuary of tranquillity and rest.
11, the dim light continues to guide you, its gentle glow a beacon in the darkness, leading you deeper and deeper into the embrace of the tree’s hidden sanctuary.
10, the spiral staircase continues to descend, its gentle curve a perfect reflection of the natural harmony and balance found within the tree and the world around you.
9, the sensation of the polished stone beneath your feet grounds you in the present moment, your connection to the earth and the tree above a comforting reminder of your place within the intricate tapestry of life.
8, the air grows even cooler, its refreshing embrace soothing your skin and calming your mind, as you continue to float downwards, deeper and deeper into relaxation.
7, the gentle hum of the tree grows louder and more resonant, its rhythmic vibrations echoing through your very being, as if you are becoming one with the tree itself, connected by the energy and life that flows through its ancient wood.
6, the dim light from above has been replaced by a soft, ethereal glow that seems to emanate from the very walls of the staircase, its warm embrace bathing you in a soothing, peaceful light.
5, the spiral staircase begins to widen, the curve becoming more gentle and inviting, as if encouraging you to continue your descent into the heart of the tree, where rest and tranquillity await.
4, your body feels completely at ease, each muscle relaxed and every fibre of your being in perfect harmony with the world around you, as you continue to float downwards, deeper and deeper into relaxation.
3, the polished stone beneath your feet transitions back to the familiar, rough texture of the tree’s wooden steps, a comforting reminder of the world above and the journey you have undertaken to reach this hidden sanctuary.
2, the gentle hum of the tree has become a soothing lullaby, its rhythmic vibrations resonating within you, lulling your body and mind into a state of perfect peace and stillness.
Finally, you step onto the last step, 1, and find yourself entering a calming chamber, the walls alive with the same ethereal glow that guided you through the descent. The atmosphere within the chamber brings a deep sense of comfort, relaxation, and stillness to your mind and body.
In this tranquil haven, you feel completely at peace, cradled by the ancient wisdom of the tree and the soothing embrace of the earth below. Your journey has led you to this sanctuary, and as you find yourself drifting and floating, deeply relaxed, embraced by the gentle lullaby of the tree’s hum and the tender caress of the earth’s embrace.
As you stand in the secret room at the bottom of the staircase, you are immediately struck by the overwhelming sense of peace and serenity that fills the space. The walls themselves are adorned with intricate carvings of leaves, branches, and the myriad of creatures that call the tropical wilderness above their home. These delicate engravings seem to come to life as you gaze upon them, their gentle movements and expressions reflecting the vibrant energy of the natural world.
In the centre of the room, a comfortable, inviting chair beckons you to sit and rest your weary body. As you sink into the plush cushions, you can’t help but feel the loving embrace of the tree itself, its ancient wisdom and energy providing a nurturing sanctuary for your tired soul.
As you settle deeper into the chair, your thoughts turn to the journey that has brought you to this peaceful haven. The tropical wilderness, with its lush greenery, vibrant colours, and enchanting sounds, has opened your eyes to the beauty and wonder of the world around you. Your loyal dog, a steadfast presence throughout your adventure, has taught you the value of loyalty and friendship, as well as the importance of embracing the unknown with courage and curiosity.
The reverie you experienced, filled with visions of distant galaxies, strange worlds, and encounters with otherworldly beings, has expanded your mind and allowed you to consider the vast possibilities that lie beyond the familiar confines of your everyday life. You have gained a new understanding of the importance of curiosity, adaptability, and connection, not only with those who share your immediate world but also with the unknown and unfamiliar.
As you sit in this secret room, wrapped in the warm embrace of the ancient tree, you can feel these newfound insights and experiences becoming a part of you, integrating with your very being. You realize that this journey has not only been one of external exploration but also of inner growth and transformation.
As you continue to reflect on your adventure, you become aware of a gentle, rhythmic sound that seems to emanate from the very heart of the tree itself. This soothing lullaby, a harmonious blend of the tree’s hum and the whispers of the world above, envelops you in a cocoon of peace and tranquillity.
Your eyes grow heavy as the lullaby’s calming melody weaves its way through your thoughts, gently guiding you towards a deep, restorative sleep. You allow yourself to drift deeper and deeper into relaxation, your body and mind surrendering to the loving embrace of the tree and the healing power of the earth.
As you slip into slumber, you know that you will carry the lessons and insights gained from your journey with you, not only in your dreams but also in your waking life. The spirit of curiosity, wonder, and connection will remain a guiding light, illuminating the path ahead as you continue to explore the infinite possibilities that await you.
Cradled in the loving embrace of the ancient tree, you feel a profound sense of connection with the world around you. The secret room, once hidden away, has become a sanctuary of peace, serenity, and tranquillity, allowing you to fully appreciate the beauty and wonder of the tropical wilderness that surrounds you.
As you continue to relax in the comfortable chair, your body sinks deeper and deeper into the soft, enveloping cushions. With each breath, you feel your mind and body becoming more and more relaxed, as the soothing sounds of the night-time wilderness gently lull you towards a peaceful slumber.
Outside, the vibrant chorus of the nocturnal creatures creates a symphony of life that resonates with the beat of your own heart. The rustling leaves, perhaps the distant hoot of an owl, the rhythmic chirping of crickets, and the gentle whispers of the wind – all come together to create a harmonious lullaby that comforts and soothes your soul.
As you drift deeper and deeper into this serene soundscape, your thoughts begin to wander, inviting you to explore the infinite wonders of the universe. In your mind’s eye, you see the stars above, twinkling like diamonds against the velvet night sky. You feel yourself becoming one with the cosmos, your spirit reaching out to embrace the galaxies and constellations that stretch across the vast expanse of space.
You find yourself transported to distant worlds, filled with colours, textures, and landscapes that defy imagination. You walk through fields of crystalline flowers, swim in oceans of liquid light, and soar through skies filled with swirling, iridescent clouds. The boundaries between the real and the imagined blur and blend, as you journey through the infinite realms of possibility.
Throughout these dreamscape adventures, you are accompanied by the loyal, loving presence of your dog, who reminds you of the importance of friendship, loyalty, and the courage to explore the unknown. Together, you traverse the farthest reaches of the universe, discovering new wonders and embracing the spirit of curiosity and wonder that has guided you throughout your journey.
As you continue to drift deeper and deeper into sleep, you feel a profound sense of gratitude for the experiences and insights gained during your magical journey through the tropical wilderness. The memories of your adventure, the lessons learned, and the connections forged will stay with you long after you awaken, enriching your life and inspiring you to embrace the world around you with open arms and an open heart.
Slowly, gently, you feel yourself being drawn back to the secret room, the warm embrace of the ancient tree, and the soothing sounds of the night-time wilderness. You realise that, even as you sleep, you are still a part of the vibrant tapestry of life that exists both within and beyond the boundaries of your dreams.
As you begin to easily and effortlessly, honestly and fully drift asleep, you find yourself drifting deeper and deeper asleep, drifting and floating, deeply relaxed, asleep into Slumberland…
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