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As The World Turns Transcript Monday 7/21/03
Provided by Suzanne
Proofread by Ebele
Dusty: I've been waiting for you. You know that? I've been waiting for this moment for such a long time.
Jennifer: Just because I rushed down here does not mean I am completely at your beck and call.
Paul: Yeah, right. Um, okay, I need a favor, Jennifer -- only you're right, technically it's not a favor, because saying no is not an option.
Jennifer: Just tell me it has nothing to do with Mom.
Paul: Okay, it has nothing to do with your mother.
Jennifer: That's all? Do I at least get to know what this favor is?
Paul: No, no, there's no time. Look, you've got to do what I'm telling you to do, before it's too late.
Marshall : After everything we've been through, there's one thing I'll always be grateful for. You were there for me when my daughter died. You helped me grieve for Zara. I was losing you, and I'd lost my child before. For a brief moment, I knew what it was like to have love and support of an extraordinary woman. And for that, I will always be grateful.
Jessica: How dare you?
Marshall : I'm sorry, Jessica. I really didn't mean to --
Jessica: No, I know exactly what you meant to do, and it's not gonna work, Marshall -- not now, not ever.
Bonnie: You're from Brazil ?
Sarah: I've never told anyone that before.
Bonnie: This is wonderful. Sarah, this could be the information Walker needs to help find out what's causing your symptoms.
Sarah: What -- what are you doing? You promised you wouldn't tell anyone.
Bonnie: Yes, but Sarah, I have to tell Dr. Daniels.
Sarah: I know how things like this go, okay? You tell Dr. Daniels, Dr. Daniels calls the office of whatever, they get Immigration on my back, and I'll be deported. My life will be over. I told you -- I told you a secret because I thought I could trust you.
Bonnie: Sarah, listen to me. I would never betray you, okay? I would never do that. Now, you trusted me enough to tell me your secret. Now, please, trust me enough to help save your life.
Chris: Look, I'm not a detective or anything, but isn't it pretty clear who committed those murders? It was Elmer Gordon.
Walker : I shouldn't be discussing this with anybody other than Lieutenant Munson.
[Cell phone rings]
Chris: It's a yes or no answer, preferably yes.
Walker : You know, I should take this. Excuse me. Dr. Daniels here.
Bonnie: Hi, it's Bonnie. I need your help.
Walker : Listen, I'm in the middle of something down here right now, so unless it's an emergency --
Bonnie: It is. It's about Sarah. Can you meet us at the Community Center?
Walker : I'm on my way. You know, can we pick this up later?
Chris: No, I'd rather we finished it now. Rick Decker's the only other suspect. He's treating my father. If he's in some of kind of --
Walker : I'll be back within an hour. Find me, we'll talk about it then, okay?
Chris: What am I supposed to do in the meantime, doctor?
Walker : You do whatever you have to make sure your father's surrounded by people that love him, at all times. Excuse me. Mrs. Hughes.
Kim: That sounded serious. What's that all about?
Chris: I don't know. He thinks there are some kind of important unanswered questions about who committed the murders around here. This is where you're supposed to look shocked and appalled, Mom.
Kim: Yeah, well, I've actually been thinking about this myself. You know, before your father had this seizure and went into the coma; he was really trying to tell us something. I just keep wondering if it was something about the murders.
Chris: Well, whatever it was, we'll know soon enough. Ben said that he's definitely coming out of the coma.
Kim: Oh, I know he's getting better little by little. I mean, pretty soon he's gonna be himself again. With Ben and Rick on his team, nothing can keep him down.
Rick: You've got a darn good memory, Bob. It's too bad that coma didn't do something about that. You know, you and I, we were getting along real well there. But you haven't left me much of a choice, have you? Now, this won't hurt one bit. [knock on door]
Rose: You expecting someone?
Rose: Oh, good.
[Knock on door]
Rose, I need to see you! It's an emergency!
Dusty: Who is that?
Rose: It's Jennifer.
Dusty: Stay here. I'm gonna get rid of her. What is this about?
Jennifer: I need to see Rose.
Dusty: Rose is busy.
Jennifer: Oh, so now you're thinking and speaking for her? Rose, it's an emergency.
Rose: Is somebody hurt?
Jennifer: Yeah. It's Paul. I've never seen him like this before. You have to talk to him.
Rose: Um, no offense, but after the way I treated him, I think I'm the last person he wants to see.
Jennifer: No, no, you're the only person he'll talk to.
Rose: Where is he?
Jennifer: He's waiting downstairs in the lounge. It won't take long, but you have to go now. Please, Rose.
Dusty: Rose, don't do it. I don't want you going down there.
Jennifer: If you ever loved my brother at all, you'll talk to him. I wouldn't ask if it weren't important.
Rose: I got to do this, all right? I'll be right -- I'll be right back, I promise.
Dusty: All right, I'll go down there with you.
Jennifer: Paul won't see you unless you come alone.
Dusty: Paul doesn't call the shots. She doesn't go anywhere without me.
Rose: Hey, hey. I'll be fine. I can handle this.
Dusty: Come on, you don't even know what he wants. Let's just be safe about this.
Rose: Safe? What are you talking about? It's in the middle of a public place. What's gonna happen? I'll be back, all right? I'll be fine. Don't worry.
Dusty: You want something else? Close the door on your way out.
Jennifer: You know, I never got a good look at you when we met before, and --
Dusty: And what?
Jennifer: I see a lot of handsome faces in my business. But yours -- hmm. You'd be something special, if you weren't such a traitor.
Rose: Paul, what's wrong? Look, you know -- no, if you're gonna say something that's gonna make me feel guilty, I already feel guilty enough for both of us. If you want to talk like friends at some point, we can talk, but -- I just can't.
Paul: No, no, don't -- don't go, please. I mean, not -- not now, not like this.
Rose: Just give me one reason -- one reason not to walk out that door.
Paul: Okay, I want to apologize to you. I'm sorry, Rose. I really am. I'm sorry.
Chris: I know my mom's got Rick Decker consulting again, and --
Ben: He's a good team player.
Chris: And that means what, that you always agree?
Ben: Every doctor has their own approach. You got a problem with Decker?
Chris: No, not a problem, just questions. And, well, I respect your opinion.
Ben: Bottom line it for me, Chris. What do you want to know?
Chris: What do you really think of Dr. Decker?
Rick: You're the only one who knows the truth about who killed those people. Unfortunately, the truth is going to die with you. You know, it's too bad. We really don't have that much time left together, because I have to finish what I started, before we get interrupted again. You know, I just thank God that you invited me into your office to let me explain myself. That gave me a chance to inject you so you couldn't tell anybody else. No, I didn't use potassium chloride. That would have tipped Dr. Daniels. I used insulin. Made it look like you had a stroke, slipped into a coma. And my friend, we are about to have a repeat performance of that fateful day -- only this time, you won't be waking up.
Bob: They'll -- suspect you.
Rick: No. I've taken care of that. Do you remember Dr. Gordon? Good old Gordo? Well, while you were sleeping, I arranged for him to die -- suicide, but by potassium chloride. It was shocking. The Police got their corpse, and the murders ended as suddenly as they started.
Bob: You'll -- you'll kill again.
Rick: No, no. No, that phase of my life is over. Cross my heart. I've got new plans, big plans. I'm getting married. Susan and I are tying the knot. And then, after that, with a little luck and a lot of skill, I'll be replacing John Dixon as the much-loved chief of staff. I'll be well on my way to becoming the doctor I've always wanted to be, a doctor like -- well, a doctor like you. And best of all, I'll have your loving wife and sons to help me in my new ventures, because that's the way you'd want it. I mean, even if you didn't, there's not much you could do about it, is there? And don't worry about your wife and your mother, because when its their time to go, I'll make sure it's peaceful -- almost as peaceful as the death that I plan for you. Thanks for hiring me, Bob. Thank you for bringing me into the Memorial family. I'll make sure you're not forgotten. Now, try and relax. This is going to hurt you a lot more than it's going to hurt me.
Marshall : Jessica -- look, I'm -- I'm really sorry for touching you earlier. I didn't mean to make you feel uncomfortable, and I really didn't mean anything by it. I guess I just wasn't thinking, and I'm sorry for overstepping. I won't let it happen again.
Jessica: You don't do anything accidentally. Nothing you ever do is by accident.
Marshall : What? What? Now, wait a minute --
Jessica: Oh, the congrats? The friendly chat about what worthy adversaries we're gonna be now that I'm the Assistant District Attorney? I mean, what is that?
Marshall : The truth.
Jessica: The truth? The truth is, you said all of that for one self-serving purpose.
Marshall : And what would that be?
Jessica: You want my forgiveness. You want me to let you off the hook for what you did to me. You think that if you're slick enough or if you're charming enough that the night you raped me will just be so much water under the bridge. You think that if you can form some kind of friendship with me, then maybe you can live with the fact that you assaulted me. Then maybe you won't see a monster every time you look in the mirror.
Marshall : I am not trying to rewrite history. But I am trying to live in the present. Neither one of us is going anywhere, Jessica. We're gonna have to work together. We're gonna run into each other. It's unavoidable.
Jessica: You'll use whatever you can, won't you? Our past, the fact that you didn't press charges against Bonnie when she was spying on you, the fact that you helped her stay out of jail after the shooting. You'll even use the death of your own daughter to try to convince me that you have a heart somewhere, that a part of you is still human. Well, I may have moved on from that night, but I will never forget what you did to me. I hate you, Marshall. I hate everything about you. I hate what you are, what you say, what you do, and I will hate you for the rest of your life.
Bonnie: Do you know where you might be from in Brazil ?
Bonnie: Do you have any memories of growing up there, maybe being with a family?
Sarah: I don't -- I don't remember anything, okay?
Bonnie: Sarah, honey, I know you're trying to keep a secret. But I can't help you unless you tell me exactly what that secret is. Now, are you trying to protect someone? Maybe yourself?
Walker : Hey. Somebody called about an emergency?
Bonnie: Yeah. Come on in.
Walker : Hey, Sarah? How you feeling?
Bonnie: Can I tell Dr. Daniels?
Bonnie: She's from Brazil . Although she's not quite sure what area.
Walker : That's great. Brazil . I can do some research regional on diseases, talk to a few specialists there. This could be genetic. Do you know anything about your parents, Sarah?
Bonnie: She thinks her father might be American.
Walker : Do you remember anything else? Anything that might help pinpoint what the problem is?
Sarah: I don't know anything else. Sorry, I can't help you.
Bonnie: Sarah, you know you can tell me anything. I would never use this information to hurt you or punish you in any way, but if we're gonna get you well; we have got to know everything there is to know. You trust me, don't you?
Sarah: There -- there is one more thing I know. It's about my mother, and my father.
Ben: What exactly do you want to know?
Chris: Has Rick brought up anything about his past? You know, his family, working in San Francisco ?
Ben: You know, Susan would know. You should talk to her.
Chris: Look, I know what Susan would say. I want to know what you have to say about him. Has he been living up to his reputation?
Ben: His reputation is in the field of geriatrics. I'm a neurosurgeon. It's not to say our fields of interests don't overlap. Look, truth is, up until now, he's deferred to me.
Chris: But would you be more comfortable if he were taken off my father's case?
Rick: Damn you!
Bob: I must -- stop you.
Rick: The hell you will!
Nurse: Somebody called for a nurse?
Rick: Oh, no, no. I was just trying to make Bob a little more comfortable, and I accidentally hit his call button. Sorry if I alarmed anyone.
Nurse: No problem. How are you feeling, Dr. Hughes? Is Dr. Decker taking good care of you? Is there anything you need?
Rick: One of the cables came unplugged.
Nurse: He's having a seizure!
Rick: I can control it if you help me.
Nurse: We need to call a code!
Rick: But that's not necessary! Now, who's the doctor here? I gave you a direct order --
Nurse: And I'm following protocol the way Dr. Hughes has taught me! Code blue! We need a crash cart in here!
Ben: Removing Decker is not my call.
Chris: Yes, but if he were treating your father?
Ben: Chris, the main reason that I think Decker is a first-rate doctor is because your father would not have hired him to work in this hospital if he wasn't.
Chris: You're right. Thank you for putting my mind at ease.
Nurse: Dr. Harris -- code blue, ICU number three!
Chris: That's dad's room.
Ben: How long's he been down?
Rick: Oh, maybe a minute or two.
Ben: Bob? It's Ben --
Chris: What happened? What happened?
Kim: Is he all right?
Rick: Maybe you should leave.
Chris: No, we're not going anywhere. Tell us what happened.
Rick: Chris, I don't know! I'm sorry.
Nurse: What is this? What can I do?
Ben: All right, I need an amp d-50, chem seven, 02 -- stat.
Kim: Oh, my God! Oh, my God! Oh, my God!
Chris: Wait, wait, wait -- wait. He's trying to tell us something.
Kim: Honey, what is it? What are you trying to tell us? Sweetheart. Try. What are you trying to tell us? What?
Ben: This is a serious setback.
Kim: How serious?
Ben: There's a chance that Bob may not wake up.
Bonnie: I didn't know! I didn't know!
Jessica: The girl that you took under your wing and cared about and cared for? She can't be Marshall 's child. Just tell me this is some hellish coincidence!
Kim: Oh, my God! Oh, my God! Honey?!
Ben: Bob! Bob? Bob? Can you hear us, Bob!
Kim: Do something!
Rick: I'll check the monitors.
Kim: Do something!
Chris: What the hell happened to him?
Ben: Rapid heart rate, loss of consciousness -- it looks like he's slipping back into the coma.
Kim: No! No, he was getting better!
Chris: Let's get an MRI, C.A.T scan, blood tests.
Ben: I'm on it, Chris.
Rick: It's a shame that his condition has taken a turn, but we all knew that he could experience a relapse.
Kim: Listen to me -- listen to me! He was getting better. He was gaining consciousness. He was moving his hands, his fingers. He was trying to speak to us. That could happen again, right, if it happened once? Oh, God! Oh, God!
Ben: I'm sorry, Kim. This is a serious setback.
Kim: How serious?
Ben: There's a chance that Bob may not wake up.
Kim: Goodness! Oh, goodness!
Dusty: Oh, you're still here, huh?
Jennifer: I have a question.
Dusty: I'm out of answers. Lock the door on your way out.
Jennifer: How can you stand to live with yourself? You were Paul's best friend. Do you even know what it means to be someone's friend?
Dusty: Yes, I do. Why don't you ask your mother what it means to be a parent? It was her idea to break up Rose and your brother.
Jennifer: How much did it cost to stab your best friend in the back?
Dusty: A lot.
Jennifer: Well, it doesn't seem like you're having too much trouble coming to terms with what you've done.
Dusty: You're probably right. I'm probably the last person you'd ever would want as a friend. But I'll tell you this. I am more of a man to Rose than your sorry excuse of a brother could ever be.
Rose: So which part of us do you want to apologize for?
Paul: Well, pretty much anything that I might have said or done that made you uncomfortable. Mostly I wanted to apologize for the way I behaved in the elevator yesterday. Oh, and -- and I'm -- I'm also sorry that I kissed you and tried to convince you that we were meant to be together. I know that you've moved on, and you're with Dusty and it's just, you know, one of those things that I got to get used to.
Rose: Well, I mean, it's not all your fault, you know? I gave you plenty of reasons to be angry with me.
Paul: No, I wasn't angry. I didn't say those things out of anger. I -- look, you chose Dusty. I get it. I -- I just really didn't mean to make you feel guilty if that's what --
Rose: What are you talking about? You're the guy who stopped the elevator between floors. Yeah, you had something to say. You were angry. You had plenty of reasons to be angry with me. And hate me.
Paul: No. Rose, I don't hate you. I could never hate you. I mean, I've tried. I wanted to. But it didn't work. It'll never work, because I -- I still care about you.
Rose: I care about you.
Paul: No. Rose, I love you. Still. And I know that I will always love you.
Jessica: Why are you still here?
Marshall : There's a case we need to discuss. Unless you're refusing to stoop so low as to speak to me professionally.
Jessica: I don't have a problem having a professional relationship with anyone -- not even you.
Marshall : Well, then there's the matter of that restraining order you have against me.
Jessica: Consider it lifted. Whenever we have reason to interact, I will conduct myself in my usual professional manner. But don't expect any more from me because, outside of those cases in the courtroom, you don't exist.
Marshall : As you wish.
Jessica: As I must.
Marshall : You know, you can freeze me out as much as you want. All right, but it doesn't change the past, and it doesn't change the fact that, at one point, we were friends.
Jessica: We were never friends, Marshall. We were rivals. We were combatants. We were competitors. We were adversaries. But we were never friends.
Marshall : What about when we were lovers?
Jessica: We were lovers.
Marshall : And when I -- wept for my daughter and you held me, we weren't friends?
Jessica: You killed any affection I might have had for you the night you raped me. And there is no power on this earth that can bring that kind of affection back.
Sarah: It was my mother's. I remember somebody saying that my father had one just like it.
Bonnie: What is it?
Sarah: I don't know. It has writing on it. I think its Latin or Greek or something.
Bonnie: May I hold it? Thank you. It's some sort of medal.
Walker : May I? This is from one of those service fraternities. They give it to college students. Did your parents go to school together?
Walker : In the States?
Sarah: I don't know the whole story. Just pieces here and there.
Bonnie: Do you think this'll help you find out what's wrong with her?
Walker : Give me some time to check out the Brazil angle, and I'll get back to you.
Bonnie: Okay. Thank you again, very much.
Sarah: And -- and you won't tell anyone what I said, right?
Walker : Sarah, your secrets are safe with me, okay? I'll get back to you guys.
Bonnie: Okay. Hey. Are you all right?
Sarah: There's one more clue on there.
Sarah: It says -- the college is engraved on the back. See, it says -- something "University."
Bonnie: Mm. The writing is so small. I can barely see --
Sarah: Maybe -- maybe Troy has a magnifying glass. We could look it up online. See where it is, what it's like. Maybe they have a list of all the people who got medals like that. Bonnie? What's -- what's wrong?
Dusty: People get hurt. You know, you don't plan it that way.
Jennifer: Do you often seduce women for money?
Dusty: It's got nothing to do with money.
Jennifer: Oh, so what you're saying is you have no loyalties to your friends, but you have no problems seducing your friends' fiancées.
Dusty: I'm saying, for a long time, I haven't given a damn about anything. Or anyone. I got no regrets. I feel no guilt. I need no one's permission. Not your brother's, not your mother's and especially not yours, kid.
Jennifer: So you're just gonna stay in town? Run into Paul on the sidewalk? Break your former best friend's heart every time you see him?
Dusty: Hey, Jenny, if I ran out of town every time I broke somebody's heart --
Jennifer: You'd be a long way from home, huh?
Dusty: And what took you so long to come back home? You still running from mommy or what?
Jennifer: I'm here to talk about you, not me.
Dusty: And a pretty girl like you never hurt anyone, huh? Remind yourself -- and your brother. And your mother to stay out of my life. Walk!
Rose: I don't know what to say to that. Um -- I'm sorry.
Paul: Well -- Rose D'Angelo is speechless, huh? Who'd've thunk it? All right, look, I don't mean to lay all this on you right now. And I know that this doesn't change anything. That you -- are in love with Dusty. And as much as I hate that, that's just the way things are right now.
Rose: How could you say that? How can you say that you love me?
Paul: I do. Look, I've never been able to lie to you. Right, so I'm not gonna pretend now. I'm not gonna stand pretending that I -- that I don't still want you, that I don't -- remember, you know, what it -- what it feels like to hold you. To have you hold me.
Rose: Paul, please.
Paul: I can't just -- forget. But, believe it or not, I want what's best for you. And if you, for whatever reason, think that that's Dusty, then fine. That's my loss. I mean, you're -- my loss. But, you know, if -- if he ever slips up, you know, I'll be waiting. If he ever hurts you -- well, he'll have to answer to me. Um, yeah, well, okay -- so I should, you know -- I should let you get back to -- whatever. And I -- well, thanks for letting me speak my mind, you know, clear the air.
Rose: I guess I'll see you around.
Paul: Yeah. You betcha.
Jessica: It's my first day as the new Assistant District Attorney.
Bonnie: Oh -- yes. I almost forgot. How'd it go?
Jessica: And here I thought you had come to take me out to dinner or throw me a surprise party or something.
Bonnie: Well, there actually is a gift waiting for you at home.
Jessica: Oh, good!
Bonnie: Um -- you got a minute? I think I need to run something by you.
Jessica: Uh-oh. What is it now?
Bonnie: The strangest thing just happened. And I think I could use your advice.
Jessica: Sure. Have a seat. What's up?
Bonnie: Well, I was just talking to Sarah a little while ago.
Bonnie: You know, just asking her some questions, doing a little medical detective work to see what's been making her so sick. And --
Jessica: Any luck?
Bonnie: Yeah. Just not what we were expecting.
Jessica: What do you mean?
Bonnie: It's really incredible, Mom, when you think about it. Sarah was born in Brazil. Her father was American.
Jessica: Well, that's interesting, but hardly incredible.
Bonnie: She has this medal that was passed down to her from her mother. It's from the college that we think both of her parents went to. We think Sarah's parents both went to Boston University.
Jessica: So, what is your point, Bonnie?
Bonnie: Marshall went to Boston University, where he met Neia. A pregnant Neia went to Brazil, where she gave birth to a daughter named Zara who allegedly died there. And Sarah is the same age Zara would have been if --
Jessica: If Zara weren't buried in a plot out by Luther's Corners. Now, I was there when Marshall found out she was dead. I helped him have her remains flown back from Brazil.
Bonnie: What if there was a mistake, Mom? Some sort of clerical error? I mean -- or even a downright lie? He found out that Zara was in Brazil from James Steinbeck, right? I mean, what if it was a lie? What if Sarah is Zara? What if she really is Marshall's little girl?
Jessica: No. No, she can't be, Bonnie.
Bonnie: I'm sorry, Mom --
Jessica: The girl you brought into our lives?
Bonnie: I didn't know!
Jessica: The girl that you took under your wing --
Bonnie: I didn't know!
Jessica: -- And cared about and cared for? She can't be Marshall's child. Just tell me this is some hellish coincidence!
Jennifer: Not only did I manage to cause some definite interruptus upstairs, but I kept that dirt-ball distracted long enough to keep him from coming down here and killing you.
Paul: Okay, I hope that, when you say "distracted," that means that you didn't --
Jennifer: We talked, Paul. That's all. As if I would really lower my standards or my morals or my dress for that creep. Super-model, all right? Not a super-moron.
Paul: Okay. Thank you. Lunch is on me. So -- you know, get whatever you want.
Jennifer: Oh, well, look at this. I think I'll have these.
Paul: What's that?
Jennifer: Mm, no reason, you needed to talk to Rose. What did you do?
Paul: Just taking care of business.
Dusty: Hey. I was just about to come looking for you. What happened? You all right?
Rose: I'll be fine. I am fine.
Dusty: Paul try and lay a guilt trip on you?
Rose: No. No. Nothing like that.
Dusty: Well, what happened? What'd he say?
Rose: Nothing. He was just -- Paul. More Paul than he's been in a really long time.
Dusty: What is it? What's wrong?
Rose: I can't. I can't do this anymore.
Rick: I'm sure that Ben will let you see Bob as soon as he's finished examining him.
Kim: I don't believe it. Just an hour ago, I was laughing and -- so excited. I thought Bob was on his way back to us. You know, when something like this happens -- you miss the darnedest things. It's a running joke in our family that Bob was so buttoned-down here at the hospital. And at home, he's always laughing and joking and telling stories. Can't keep the man quiet. And now -- I'd give anything in the world just to hear his voice again.
Rick: I'm so sorry, Kim. I just wish there was something I could do.
Kim: Don't be silly. There's no reason for you to feel guilty. I -- you've done so much for Bob.
Ben: His O2 stat is up.
Chris: If he has really slipped back into a coma, what do we do now?
Ben: I'm gonna get him down for a CT scan within the hour. If we won't find anything, no blockages. Look, make sure we prioritize Dr. Hughes for a CT scan, EEG, EKG.
Chris: Mind if I tag along?
Ben: Hey, no problem, man. Look, I'm gonna get this going. Buzz me if you need anything.
Chris: Thank you. Hey, Dad. It's me again. You know, whatever happened to you, you got to fight through it, 'cause none of us are ready to go through life without you. When people call for Dr. Hughes, I still look over my shoulder, expecting to see the guy I always looked up to. You always had all the right answers, whether I liked it or not. You were getting stronger, Dad. I know it. I know it. You were coming back. Tell me, Dad. Tell me what happened. Tell me.
Chris: Mom, Dad just spoke.
Kim: Oh, so, what did he say?
Chris: "Rick." And he was upset when he said it. Now, why do you think that is?
Barbara: Make one move --
Paul: And you'll what? Destroy my life? You tried that already. And I survived.
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