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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0021268396
File Number:
CPR-138555
Submit Date:
01/14/2013
Call Sign:
KFDM
Facility ID:
22589
City:
BEAUMONT
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/14/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Beaumont-Port Arthur
Web Home Page Address www.kfdm.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am and 10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the works of Richard Scarry, this program brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts and ultimately reach conclusions. Also, the program helps develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of each episode's overall theme.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2012 @ 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2012-10-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perserverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids. Episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation, and viewer-generated video. Think Saturday Night Live meets The Electric Company. M@dAbout conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am and 9:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOODLEBOPS Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program promotes a higher level of thinking and the ability to evaluate ideas, processes and experinces in meaningful contexts. Also supports a development of a positive disposition toward lifelong learning through engaging material. Encourages to use a wide range of experiences for developing the students knowledge of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Chat Room
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chat room offers a place where young people an watch and discuss the problems they face. Chat Room provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to today's teens as dramatized by teen actors. The adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. The goal is to present issues that are real and raw and discuss the pros and cons of each situation in a free flowing environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood:Teen Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Channel 6 Challenge
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday @ 11:00am CT on 10/20, 10/27, 11/03, 11/17, 11/24, 12/01, 12/15 @ 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 7
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Channel 6 Challenge is a locally sponsored and produced program put on by KFDM. Which local high schools are invited to participate in a challenge with other schools in the area to answer a series of questions. The school students who have the most correct answers win the round with a final "Channel 6 Challenge Championship" game at the end of the season, and therefore will win money and scholarships. This program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison KFDM
Address 2955 I-10 East
City Beaumont
State TX
Zip 77702
Telephone Number 409-892-6622
Email Address ppeden@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9:00am & 9:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted such in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program promotes a higher level of thinking and the ability to evaluate ideas, processes and experinces in meaningful contexts. Also supports a development of a positive disposition toward lifelong learning through engaging material. Encourages to use a wide range of experiences for developing the students knowledge of science. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is designed to convey important information about personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making all necessary life skills, in a fun and entertaining way. Through sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews, the Mad About team teaches and inspires teens to make quality life decisions. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perserverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00am & 10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MYSTERIES Inspired by the works of Richard Scarry, this program brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts and ultimately reach conclusions. Also, the program helps develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of each episode's overall theme. This program will air ont stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Chat Room
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chat room offers a place where young people an watch and discuss the problems they face. Chat Room provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to today's teens as dramatized by teen actors. The adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. The goal is to present issues that are real and raw and discuss the pros and cons of each situation in a free flowing environment. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stantons Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. This program will air on the stations channel 25.1
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program airs on the stations main digital channel.

Certification

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

KFDM Licensee,LLC


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