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Oscars 2019: Rami Malek treated by medics after falling off the stage

Rami Malek was treated by medics after he fell off the stage following his best actor win at Sunday’s Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old actor was surrounded by people at the time of the accident, with pictures showing crew and fellow guests rushing to to assist him after it happened.

Rami, who portrayed Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, seemed stunned in the wake of the incident, as medical professionals treated him in the front row of the venue. Malek did not suffer any serious injuries in the incident, according to officials, the Los Angeles Times reported. 

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The latest: Rami Malek, 37, was treated by medics after he apparently fell off the stage following Sunday’s Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, shortly after receiving his first Academy Award for Best Actor 

Rami looked shocked as he tumbled from the stage into the audience area after the ceremony concluded, but managed to keep his newly-received Oscar aloft  

Paramedics were then called to treat the actor, moving him into a chair in the front row of the theatre, before taking him to a private area backstage.

The mishap meant the star almost missed out on posing for the traditional acting awards photo with Best Actress winner Olivia Colman, and Supporting Actor and Actress recipients Mahershala Ali and Regina King, before dashing in to take his place in front of the cameras.

Help on the way: Medical professionals treated him in the front row of the venue moments after the ceremony ended, with the actor appearing keen to keep hold of his newly received Oscar 

Help on the way: Medical professionals treated him in the front row of the venue moments after the ceremony ended, with the actor appearing keen to keep hold of his newly received Oscar 

Rami later appeared in the press room to talk about the win, and showing no obvious sign of injury.   

He made no mention of the fall, telling reporters of his Oscar: ‘The fact that I have this in my hand right now is beyond my expectation that myself or perhaps my family ever could have had.’

It was otherwise a career evening for the actor, who won the Best Actor Oscar for playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury between the years of 1970 and 1985. 

Pending: It was not immediately clear if Malek suffered any injuries in the incident but he later appeared in the press room backstage, showing no sign of injury

Pending: It was not immediately clear if Malek suffered any injuries in the incident but he later appeared in the press room backstage, showing no sign of injury

Healing: Paramedics tended to the new Academy Award winner after the show as he was moved to a seat in the front row

Healing: Paramedics tended to the new Academy Award winner after the show as he was moved to a seat in the front row

Helping hand: An Oscar official appeared to be bracing the actor after he lost his balance shortly after his win

Helping hand: An Oscar official appeared to be bracing the actor after he lost his balance shortly after his win

Sense of humor: Malek smiled amid the mishap at the luxe event as others rushed to check he was OK

Sense of humor: Malek smiled amid the mishap at the luxe event as others rushed to check he was OK

Rami beat Christian Bale (Vice), Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born), Viggo Mortensen (Green Book) and Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate) to take the honor. 

The Oscar win marked the end of a fruitful award season in which he had won a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the film. 

In claiming the Academy Award, Malek bested a talented quartet including A Star Is Born’s Bradley Cooper, At Eternity’s Gate’s Willem Dafoe, Vice’s Christian Bale and Green Book’s Viggo Mortensen. 

That's life: Malek's slip came after a career-defining moment in winning the Best Actor Oscar, which saw him unleash a powerful acceptance speech for the star-studded crowd

That’s life: Malek’s slip came after a career-defining moment in winning the Best Actor Oscar, which saw him unleash a powerful acceptance speech for the star-studded crowd

Humbling: Malek caught his breath after the scary misstep at the award show as the official kept a hold of his arm

Humbling: Malek caught his breath after the scary misstep at the award show as the official kept a hold of his arm

Fired up: Malek engaged in discussion with the Oscars official who braced him, with his precious Oscar still in hand

Fired up: Malek engaged in discussion with the Oscars official who braced him, with his precious Oscar still in hand

Expressive: The Oscar-winner made a bold facial expression as he was seated after the fall 

Expressive: The Oscar-winner made a bold facial expression as he was seated after the fall 

Center-of-attention: A team of handlers tended to the leading man following the slip before he was moved backstage

Center-of-attention: A team of handlers tended to the leading man following the slip before he was moved backstage

Bohemian Rhapsody scored three other Oscars on the evening, including John Ottman’s win for Best Achievement in Film Editing, Nina Hartstone and John Warhurst’s victory for Best Achievement in Sound Editing, and the Best Achievement in Sound Mixing award for Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali. 

In an emotionally-charged speech he delivered, Rami thanked girlfriend Lucy Boynton, his co-star in the lauded motion picture; as well as his mother, Nelly Malek.

‘My mom is in here somewhere, I love you. I love you, lady,’ Malek said. ‘My family, thank you for all of this.  

Someone's missing: The mishap meant the star almost missed out on posing for the traditional acting awards photo with Best Actress winner Olivia Colman, and Supporting Actor and Actress recipients Mahershala Ali and Regina King

Someone’s missing: The mishap meant the star almost missed out on posing for the traditional acting awards photo with Best Actress winner Olivia Colman, and Supporting Actor and Actress recipients Mahershala Ali and Regina King

He made it! Rami was then seen dashing in to join his fellow winners with the others appearing to check on his welfare

He made it! Rami was then seen dashing in to join his fellow winners with the others appearing to check on his welfare

All together now: Rami showed no sign of injury as he took his place in front of the cameras with Olivia, Regina and Mahershale

All together now: Rami showed no sign of injury as he took his place in front of the cameras with Olivia, Regina and Mahershale

In the mood to party: The star was soon cracking into the bubbly backstage as he waited for his award to be engraved

In the mood to party: The star was soon cracking into the bubbly backstage as he waited for his award to be engraved

In the mood to party: The star was soon cracking into the bubbly backstage as he waited for his award to be engraved

We are the champions: Rami posed with Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor after his big win 

We are the champions: Rami posed with Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor after his big win 

‘My dad didn’t get to see me do any of this, but I think he’s looking down on me right now – this is a monumental moment.’ 

He called Boynton, who portrayed Mercury’s ex Mary Austin, ‘the heart of this film’ and ‘beyond immensely talented.’

‘You have captured my heart,’ the actor told Boynton, 25. ‘Thank you so much.’ 

His big moment: Rami earlier made an emotional acceptance speech as he thanked his parents and girlfriend Lucy Boynton 

His big moment: Rami earlier made an emotional acceptance speech as he thanked his parents and girlfriend Lucy Boynton 

'We're longing for stories like this': The talented actor (pictured in the film) made sure to praise the iconic British singer/songwriter Freddie Mercury and the rest of Queen

‘We’re longing for stories like this’: The talented actor (pictured in the film) made sure to praise the iconic British singer/songwriter Freddie Mercury and the rest of Queen

Sealed with a kiss: The Bohemian Rhapsody star celebrated his win by kissing girlfriend/castmate Lucy Boynton

Working for love: The pair first met while working on the project and a relationship blossomed shortly after

Working for love: Rami passionately kissed girlfriend Lucy as he was announced as the winner. The pair first met while working on the project and a relationship blossomed shortly after

Feedback: Twitter users were quick to take to the site with reactions to Malek's fall 

Feedback: Twitter users were quick to take to the site with reactions to Malek’s fall 

It was a night of upsets overall at The Oscars as Green Book earned the top honor of the night – Best Picture – with a win over heavy favorite Roma and Olivia Colman beat out Glenn Close and Lady Gaga to win Best Actress. 

Olivia, 45, was a surprise winner for best actress, taking home the prize for her portrayal of a troubled Queen Anne in The Favourite, beating out the category favourite Close, who was widely expected to win her first Oscar for her role in The Wife – after a record seven unsuccessful nominations.

In her touching and hilarious speech, the overwhelmed Peep Show star, who was also up against Yalitza Aparicio for Roma, Lady Gaga for A Star is Born and Melissa McCarthy of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, said:

 ‘It’s genuinely quite stressful. This is hilarious. I got an Oscar’.

The British actress praised Close as she said: ‘You’ve been my idol for so long, and this is not how I wanted it to be. I think you’re amazing. I love you very much.’ 

Reigning supreme: British actress Olivia Colman won best actress for her role in The Favorite at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, in what proved to be a night of upsets

Reigning supreme: British actress Olivia Colman won best actress for her role in The Favorite at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, in what proved to be a night of upsets

Overwhelmed: Olivia could not contain her glee as she gushed to her co-stars and her fans during the speech 

Overwhelmed: Olivia could not contain her glee as she gushed to her co-stars and her fans during the speech 

'This is quite stressful': The first time nominee was close to tears as she delivered a charming speech

'This is quite stressful': The first time nominee was close to tears as she delivered a charming speech

‘This is quite stressful’: The first time nominee was close to tears as she delivered a charming speech

Mutual respect: The British actress praised Glenn Close during her acceptance speech as she said: 'You've been my idol for so long, and this is not how I wanted it to be. I think you're amazing. I love you very much'

Mutual respect: The British actress praised Glenn Close during her acceptance speech as she said: ‘You’ve been my idol for so long, and this is not how I wanted it to be. I think you’re amazing. I love you very much’

Surprise kiss: Malek surprised the actress with a kiss on the cheek as they posed in the backstage press area

Surprise kiss: Malek surprised the actress with a kiss on the cheek as they posed in the backstage press area

Green Book has been marred in controversy but that did not stop the film from earning the top honor of the night beating out favorites Roma and Black Panther.

The film was centered around a pianist named Dr. Don Shirley and his unlikely friendship with his driver during a road trip in the deep south at a time when segregation was at its peak.

Shirley’s relatives have since condemned the film as they stated they were not contacted by studio executives after development as they claimed the movie misrepresented the musician’s relationship with his family. 

Big win: Green Book upset favorite Roma to win the top honor Best Picture at the 91st Annual Academy Awards

Big win: Green Book upset favorite Roma to win the top honor Best Picture at the 91st Annual Academy Awards

'The whole story is about love': Director Peter Farrelly shook off controversy as he addressed the crowd during their big win at the end of the night

'The whole story is about love': Director Peter Farrelly shook off controversy as he addressed the crowd during their big win at the end of the night

‘The whole story is about love’: Director Peter Farrelly shook off controversy as he addressed the crowd during their big win at the end of the night

True story:  The film  centered around a pianist named Dr. Don Shirley and his unlikely friendship with his driver during a road trip in the deep south at a time when segregation was at its peak

True story:  The film centered around a pianist named Dr. Don Shirley and his unlikely friendship with his driver during a road trip in the deep south at a time when segregation was at its peak

The rest of the field included: A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Vice, The Favourite, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

Earlier in the night Mahershala Ali proved he was no one hit wonder just two years after he won Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight back in 2017. The 45-year-old actor won the same award for the second time in his career for his role in Green Book.

The first person the True Detective star thanked Dr. Don Shirley whom he portrayed in the film.

He said: ‘I want to thank Dr. Shirley… Trying to capture [his] essence pushed me to my ends which is a reflection of the person he was and the life that he lived.’

Two-time! Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for the second time in his career his role in Green Book

Two-time! Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for the second time in his career his role in Green Book

'Trying to capture [his] essence pushed me to my ends': The first person the True Detective star thanked Dr. Don Shirley whom he portrayed in the film, as he is pictured being congratulated by presenters Daniel Craig (left) and Charlize Theron (right)

'Trying to capture [his] essence pushed me to my ends': The first person the True Detective star thanked Dr. Don Shirley whom he portrayed in the film, as he is pictured being congratulated by presenters Daniel Craig (left) and Charlize Theron (right)

‘Trying to capture [his] essence pushed me to my ends’: The first person the True Detective star thanked Dr. Don Shirley whom he portrayed in the film, as he is pictured being congratulated by presenters Daniel Craig (left) and Charlize Theron (right)

Legend: The film was centered around a pianist named Dr. Don Shirley and his unlikely friendship with his driver during a road trip in the deep south at a time when segregation was at its peak

Legend: The film was centered around a pianist named Dr. Don Shirley and his unlikely friendship with his driver during a road trip in the deep south at a time when segregation was at its peak

Mahershala got emotional as he dedicated the honor to his grandmother for ‘telling me that if at first I don’t succeed, try, try again. I can do anything I put my mind to.’

Before that the film’s controversial writers Vallelonga and Farrelly along with Brian Currie won Best Original Screenplay. 

Regina King took home the very first award of the night. The 48-year-old star earned Best Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk.

Trials and tribulations: Before that the film's controversial writers  Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga along with Brian Currie (pictured from left to right) won Best Original Screenplay

Trials and tribulations: Before that the film’s controversial writers Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga along with Brian Currie (pictured from left to right) won Best Original Screenplay

She praised James Baldwin, director Barry Jenkins, and her family during her emotional speech. The veteran actress tearfully said: ‘I’m an example of what support and love look like when poured into someone.’

Alfonso Cuarón won Best Cinematography for Roma before he accepted Best Foreign Language Film.

Spike Lee finally had his Oscar moment after over 30 years as he captured the best adapted screenplay trophy for BlacKkKlansman along with Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, and Kevin Willmott.

The 61-year-old filmmaker jumped into the arms of presenter, longtime collaborator and close friend Samuel L. Jackson when he took the stage Sunday to accept his award with Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott.

Getting tearful: The first award of the night was presented to Regina King who earned Best Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk

Getting tearful: The first award of the night was presented to Regina King who earned Best Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk

Getting tearful: The first award of the night was presented to Regina King who earned Best Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk

Support system: The 48-year-old actres praised James Baldwin, director Barry Jenkins, and her family during her emotional speech

Support system: The 48-year-old actres praised James Baldwin, director Barry Jenkins, and her family during her emotional speech

Amazing: King plays Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk who is the mother to a woman in Harlem (played by KiKi Layne) embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime

Amazing: King plays Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk who is the mother to a woman in Harlem (played by KiKi Layne) embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime

The audience gave him a standing ovation at the time but Lee’s mood appeared to turn sharply later on in the evening when the trophy for best movie went to competitor Green Book. ‘I’m snake-bit. Every time someone’s driving somebody, I lose,’ Lee said.

Lady Gaga, 32, won her first ever Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for hit track Shallow from A Star Is Born.

Gaga was obviously overcome with emotion as she burst into tears as her name was announced at the gala event on Sunday.

Viva! Alfonso Cuarón won Best Cinematography for Roma before he accepted Best Foreign Language Film

Viva! Alfonso Cuarón won Best Cinematography for Roma before he accepted Best Foreign Language Film

'Thank you very much, Mexico!' Roma paid homage to his childhood in early-1970s Mexico City

‘Thank you very much, Mexico!’ Roma paid homage to his childhood in early-1970s Mexico City

At last! Spike Lee jumped into the arms of friend Samuel L. Jackson after he was announced as the winner of the Best Adapted Screenplay during the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday

At last! Spike Lee jumped into the arms of friend Samuel L. Jackson after he was announced as the winner of the Best Adapted Screenplay during the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday

At last! Spike Lee jumped into the arms of friend Samuel L. Jackson after he was announced as the winner of the Best Adapted Screenplay during the Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday

Epic: BlacKkKlansman - starring Adam Driver and John David Washington - was centered around an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch

Epic: BlacKkKlansman – starring Adam Driver and John David Washington – was centered around an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch

Drama: Shortly after winning his award, he nearly stormed out of the theater after it was announced that Green Book won Best Picture, defeating Lee's film which was also nominated. Green Book producer Peter Farrelly accepts the award on stage during the ceremony on Sunday

Drama: Shortly after winning his award, he nearly stormed out of the theater after it was announced that Green Book won Best Picture, defeating Lee’s film which was also nominated. Green Book producer Peter Farrelly accepts the award on stage during the ceremony on Sunday

Pacing: Seated in the audience, a visibly angry Lee (circled) waved his hands in disgust and appeared to try to walk out of the Dolby Theatre

Pacing: Seated in the audience, a visibly angry Lee (circled) waved his hands in disgust and appeared to try to walk out of the Dolby Theatre

She gave a passionate speech as she said: ‘I’ve worked hard for a long time, and it’s not about, you know, it’s not about winning. But what it’s about is not giving up. If you have a dream, fight for it.’

Black Panther won two early awards as they earned the Best Costume Design and Best Production Design trophies.

Bohemian Rhapsody swept the audio awards as they won Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. They kept the wins coming as the Queen biopic also earned Best Film Editing.

Born This Way: Lady Gaga won her first ever Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for hit track Shallow from A Star Is Born

Born This Way: Lady Gaga won her first ever Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for hit track Shallow from A Star Is Born

Her moment: The 32-year-old hitmaker was obviously overcome with emotion as she burst into tears as her name was announced

Her moment: The 32-year-old hitmaker was obviously overcome with emotion as she burst into tears as her name was announced

Her moment: The 32-year-old hitmaker was obviously overcome with emotion as she burst into tears as her name was announced

Queen with Adam Lambert kicked off the show rocking the crowd with We Will Rock You before wowing the crowd with a rendition of We Are The Champions.

After the opening credits, Saturday Night Live alums Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler hit the stage for a hilarious opening monologue segment as there is no actual host this year.

This is the first time the show has gone without a host in 30 years as Kevin Hart famously stepped down after some of his old controversial tweets were unearthed.

Dynamic duo: Adam Lambert (left) and Brian May of Queen kicked off the show

Dynamic duo: Adam Lambert and Brian May of Queen kicked off the show

Dynamic duo: Adam Lambert and Brian May of Queen kicked off the show in style, with this year’s ceremony without a host

Rocking out: They began the performance with We Will Rock You before wowing the crowd with a rendition of We Are The Champions.

Rocking out: They began the performance with We Will Rock You before wowing the crowd with a rendition of We Are The Champions.

WINNERS FOR THE 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS

BEST PICTURE 

Roma

A Star Is Born

BlacKkKlansman

Green Book – WINNER

Vice

Black Panther 

The Favourite 

Bohemian Rhapsody  

Happy times: Green Book won top honor Best Picture

Happy times: Green Book won top honor Best Picture

BEST ACTOR

Christian Bale (Vice)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) – WINNER

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

BEST ACTRESS

Olivia Colman (The Favourite) – WINNER

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)  

Sweet: Olivia Colman tasted first Oscar gold with Best Actress win for The Favourite

Sweet: Olivia Colman tasted first Oscar gold with Best Actress win for The Favourite

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR 

Mahershala Ali (Green Book) – WINNER

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)

Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) – WINNER

Amy Adams (Vice)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Emma Stone (The Favourite) 

Marina de Tavira (Roma) 

BEST DIRECTOR

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma) – WINNER

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman) 

Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Double trouble: Alfonso Cuarón won Best Director and Cinematography for Roma

Double trouble: Alfonso Cuarón won Best Director and Cinematography for Roma

DOCUMENTARY

Free Solo – WINNER

Hale County This Morning, This Evening 

Minding the Gap 

Of Fathers and Sons

RBG

COSTUME DESIGN

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Black Panther – WINNER

Mary Poppins Returns

The Favourite

Mary Queen of Scots

FILM EDITING

BlacKkklansman

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

The Favourite

Green BooK

Vice

We Are The Champions: Bohemian Rhapsody won four including Film Editing

We Are The Champions: Bohemian Rhapsody won four including Film Editing

ORIGINAL SCORE 

Black Panther – Ludwig Goransson – WINNER

BlacKkKlansman

If Beale Street Could Talk

Isle of Dogs

Mary Poppins Returns 

SOUND EDITING

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

First Man

A Quiet Place

Roma 

 SOUND MIXING 

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

First Man

Roma

A Star Is Born

PRODUCTION DESIGN 

Black Panther – WINNER

First Man

The Favourite

Mary Poppins Returns

Roma 

Wakanda forever! Black Panther won Best  Production and Costume Design

Wakanda forever! Black Panther won Best  Production and Costume Design

DOCUMENTARY SHORT 

Black Sheep

End Game

A Night At The Garden

Period. End Of Sentence. – WINNER

Lifeboat 

ANIMATED SHORT

Animal Behaviour

Bao – WINNER

Late Afternoon

One Small Step

Weekends

LIVE ACTION SHORT 

Detainment

Fauve

Marguerite

Mother

Skin – WINNER 

Golden: Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman accepted Best Live Action Short for Skin

Golden: Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman accepted Best Live Action Short for Skin

ANIMATED FEATURE 

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Mirai

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – WINNER  

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM 

Capernaum (Lebanon)

Cold War (Poland)

Never Look Away (Germany)

Roma (Mexico) – WINNER

Shoplifters (Japan)

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY 

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

BlacKkKlansman – Written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee – WINNER

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

If Beale Street Could Talk

A Star Is Born  

Purple reign: Spike Lee earned his first ever Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for BlacKkKlansman

Purple reign: Spike Lee earned his first ever Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for BlacKkKlansman

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 

The Favourite 

First Reformed

Green Book -Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly – WINNER

Roma

Vice 

MAKEUP AND HAIR

Border

Mary Queen of Scots

Vice – WINNER

VISUAL EFFECTS 

Avengers: Infinity War

Christopher Robin

First Man – WINNER

Ready Player One

Solo: A Star Wars Story

 ORIGINAL SONG

All The Stars (Black Panther)

I’ll Fight (RBG)

The Place Where Lost Things Go (Mary Poppins Returns)

Shallow (A Star Is Born) – Lady Gaga – WINNER

When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)

Touching: Lady Gaga won Best Original Song for A Star Is Born hit Shallow

Touching: Lady Gaga won Best Original Song for A Star Is Born hit Shallow

CINEMATOGRAPHY  

Cold War

The Favourite

Never Look Away

Roma – Alfonso Cuarón – WINNER

A Star Is Born

 

 

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