Chris Ford; the secret MP

| June 6, 2017 | 164 Comments

Our partners at Military Phonies share their work on the Chris Ford person with us. Mr Ford created a persona to help him sell what he calls non-fiction books about his time as a military secret policeman. He claims participation in the Global War against Terror and that he interviewed Saddam Hussein. He was recruited by the Army to attend a class of “Military Secret Police” – one of 143 classmates in a one-time block of instruction. There were only 21 graduates and only three survived their assignment, Mr Ford being one of them.

Here’s a closer look at that DD214 forgery;

If you can’t spot the things that make it an obvious forgery, Military Phonies provides a helpful outline;

His actual records say that he spent three years on active duty from 1986 to 1989. He spent his time in Germany as a regular old (non-secret) MP, writing traffic tickets and bashing the heads of drunken privates returning from a night on the town in Nurenburg and Grafenwöhr.

So in one night on the Stolen Valor network he went from Jack Reacher to Kyle (Barwan) Reacher.

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  1. C2Show says:

    Read this on in the morning while travelling on the Metro.

    Pure comedy, guy has to be mentally ill. He seriously tried to tell people that he got multiple 214s for each rank he “earned”…basically he got a DD214 for a O-4, then got one as a O-5.

    No way a person can be this stupid, he did at least 3 years on active duty and he attempted to sell this shit to people?

    Apparently he has a cult that believes his words?

    • CPT11A says:

      You pretty much covered my thoughts.

      1) A by-rank DD-214?

      2) I get non-veterans coming up with wild stories of phony service, and I get veterans making relatively believable exaggerations. But how does someone who’s been there and done it come up with this crazy shit?

      • C2Show says:

        Your #2 is exactly what I was trying to get at…how do you come up with something so dumb when you served and suppose to know how basic things work…like a DD214.

        There has to be some underlying mental issues with this guy. Like he took a bat to the head or something.

      • MSGT Richard Deiters USMC(Retired) says:

        CPT11A, the only way he could even possibly come close to having a separate DD-214 for each rank is to re-enlist to get the next Enlisted Rank. Officers to my knowledge would only get one on request, when converting from Reserve to Regular or when they rare released from Active Duty.

        • rgr769 says:

          I only have one DD-214, the one I received when I left active duty. I never received one for my subsequent service in the Utah Army National Guard and Army Reserve. Never heard of anyone getting more than one for the same period of service, irrespective of rank.

          • I have three DD-214s from my active duty in the United States Army, one as a draftee, and two for times I reenlisted.

            I also have a DD-214 for service in the Utah National Guard.

            I have an Honorable Discharge certificate from the Utah State Guard (also known as the Utah State Defense Force), but no DD-214, as I don’t think they ever issued them.

        • CPT11A says:

          Interesting, MSGT. I have often wondered about this, since I have my AD DD-214, and am now serving in the TXARNG. I suppose I’ll get another when I retire. Not that it matters, since no one in my new line of work knows how to read the damn things anyway.

          Speaking of which, if you want to steal valor, buy some ACUs, attach the basic necessities per 670-1, give yourself a deployment patch and a CIB and call it a day. Take off that Silver Star and shut up about being a Delta Force sniper, because no veteran buys it and no civilian cares or understands. Just my $.02 on how to be a successful poser.

        • 0369-311A says:

          There are several ways to get them. I’ve got 5. You also get a close out one going from enlisted-officer.

    • Ex-PH2 says:

      I think he’s simply dumber than a bag of quicksand.

  2. Graybeard says:

    I think he served as the practice dummy for baton practice a little too often.

  3. IDC SARC says:

    Mk1 Mod-0 Day/Night D-Bag

  4. Redacted1775 says:


  5. Ex-PH2 says:

    I went to Amazon, a company that is kind enough to let benighted souls like this have a space in which to promote their….

    Oh, crap, I can’t go any further.

    Go to Amazon books, do a search for ’26 Days with Saddam Hussein’ or ‘The Other Side of the Fence’ and read the first few paragraphs.

    If you can get past those without spewing your morning cuppa whatever, then look at the reviews. He was already being slammed as a faker there and his level is basic grade school English grammar.

    You can’t blame a guy for trying, but for Pete’s sake, take a writing class, hone your skills before publishing anything, and don’t list fiction as anything BUT fiction.

    I would strongly advise this leafless twig to hire an editor AND label his stuff historical fiction.

    ’26 Days With Saddam Hussein’???? EEEEEEeeeeeewwwwwwwwww!!!

    I’ll go turn the hose on myself now.

  6. HT3 '83-'87 says:

    C’mon dude! The greatest spy novelist, Ian Fleming, was a Naval Intelligence/MI5 analyst and wrote about a fictional character operative in MI6. I guess he was trying to one-up the late RN Cmdr. because his bullshit stories didn’t work unless they were “real”.

    Super Top-Secret Classified Eyes Only Hush-Hush…and he writes books about it? Carry on you sorry ass.

    • Mick says:

      ‘Super Top-Secret Classified Eyes Only Hush-Hush’

      Yeah, he can’t talk about any of it unless he’s writing a book, posting about it on Facebook, or sitting on a bar stool.

      • Forest Green says:

        Hey, at least he’s original. Secret Police; I admit that’s a good one. He’s not a SEAL, Ranger, Raider, etc., (although he claims to be a sniper). I bet he’s the Clinton assassin and that’s quite a record.

        • Mick says:

          Sniper? Oh FFS. I completely missed that. It’s always ‘Sniper’ with these poser assclowns.

          After reviewing that bogus DD-214 posted above, in addition to being an ‘expert’ with ‘rifle, pistol, grenade, explosives, sniper’, I see that he was also ‘ordered to PEGASUS SCHOOL by the President of the United States in support of Cold War threat (Law 10 USC 12.304-07.A)’.

          So yeah, he’s the real deal, alright.

          I wonder if he knows our buddy.

        • Ex-PH2 says:

          He’s an expert with snipers? How did I miss that????

          I am SO stealing that right out of his own pencilings.

        • 11b-mailclerk says:

          Typo. Should be “snipper”.

          The plot of his story was a search for a Mohel.

  7. Doc Savage says:

    Wow….this fella has his “books” for sale on Amazon.

    Just reading the first few pages cost me IQ points….

  8. Combat Historian says:

    He was in “Military Secret Police”; did they wear trench coats and jackboots at the same time?

    He went to “Army Explosive Ordance and Detonation School”; did they teach a new style of rumba at that school?

  9. OldManchu says:

    Do these looney ass hats sit around jacking off to their ridiculous stories? I mean what the hell? What is their end game?

  10. Sgt Fon says:

    His FB page is still up, he must have slept in this Morning!

    I really love how he went to ” Army explosive ordnance and detonation school” some one should have really payed more attention to detail on his BS 214!

  11. Sandman says:

    I love how in Block 14 of his 214 he is ‘termination’ qualified,,,lmao!

  12. C2Show says:

    Guess Chrissy is going to say that his drummed up DD214 is all part of the character for book and future films.

  13. Sandman says:

    *POOF* went the profile!

  14. USMCMSgt (Ret) says:

    By a show of hands, how many of us have a “classified” DD-214, or received one for each rank held?

    (Didn’t think so…)

    • Martinjmpr says:

      My assignments were so secret that my shoulder patch was a “top secret” cover sheet.

      My awards were so classified that I had to lock my ribbon rack in a GSA approved container at night.

      My work was so sensitive that even I wasn’t allowed to know what I was doing.

      I got a million of ’em, folks. 😉

      • Cris says:

        I was so secret that even my mom couldn’t be at my birth.

      • Hack Stone says:

        With this guy, you are required to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement before he will ship you his book.

      • Brian Crook says:

        I have so many people on FB pissed at me for not buying into his bullshit, I lost count. He was asking for personal stories from people who are dealing with health issues from Fort McClellan. I passed because I knew he would be making money from it and you have to be dumb as a rock to buy the bullshit he was selling.

    • Cris says:

      Of all my DD214s for each of my ranks, the only classified on was for my time in boot camp, because, you know, THAT is classified stuff, learning to salute and march…

    • Ex-PH2 says:

      Everything I ever did is classified beyond ordinary reach. Everything I do now is so classified, you couldn’t find out about it if you went to North Korea to get it hacked.
      Even I don’t know what I’m doing most of the time.

  15. 13B/92S/02M says:

    His secret military police instructors were Thomas Magnum , Jim Rockford and Barney Fife . The other two survivors were Crockett and Tubbs who after service went on to great careers with Miami Vice respectively

  16. Secret pohleeece man
    Secret poeleeece man
    They’ve given you a number
    and taken away your name

    (sung to the tune of “Secret Agent Man”)

  17. Skippy says:

    BHWHAHAHAHA. 🤣. 😂. 😆. 😆. 🤣

  18. sj says:

    “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shores of Somalia. I watched the Sea Bee Missiles glitter in the darkness as they rained down upon them…”

    He’s legit. Google doesn’t know about “See Bee Missiles”, I guess because they are so classified.

  19. A Proud Infidel®™ says:

    I bet he’s about as smart as a blob of mud dripping off a swamp boar’s tit! Class -ee-fried DD214? NOPE, me neither. He has a meat gazer’s grin as well.

  20. Fjardeson says:

    That DD-214 crashed my browser, it was so bad. And I use Firefox.

  21. 26Limabeans says:

    “only three survived their assignment, Mr Ford being one of them.”

    I want to hear from the other two.

  22. MSGRetired says:

    Well I see he was posting on the FT Mac Toxic Blah Blah group. That is a group of Numbnuts trying to cash in on BS Claims of chemical poisoning from the 3 months they spent at Ft Mac. So their bad life choices over the years, or genetic composition entitles them to VA payments for every little sniffle. Fuck HIM and Fuck them for defending him. Every MP in the Army knows there is no such thing as Secret MP’s WTF

  23. Berliner says:

    I understand now why he rocketed all the way to Private First Class. He’s a real flaccid charger!

  24. C2Show says:

    I wonder what TAH member sent him his nice little military phony dossier and TAH page?

    That’s probably what made Chrissy go away.

  25. Hack Stone says:

    Everybody wants to claim Secret Military Police until it becomes time to donate to The Secret Military Police Relief Fund.

    • Cris says:

      I’d go to their Ball, only I don’t have the clearance to get directions to it

    • Keepin' It Real says:

      Yes, and when you don’t donate do they take their sweet time when coming to your house on a Secret Military Police call?

    • Sparks says:

      Just got a call last night. The guy starts with, “Is this Miguel?” I say, sorry bud you have the wrong number. Then he takes off with, “Well maybe you can help me, I’m Richard with the National Police and Patrolman Foundation…” I hung up. I tell you they are giving classes on how to entrap suckers into listening to the bullshit whatever it takes.

      • Hack Stone says:

        You have to engage them in pointless conversations. If they call you about your student debt, press 1 to speak to a representative. Then tell him that in 3rd Grade, you had to get a pass from the principal’s office because you forgot your milk money, and now 35 years later they want their money.

        If you get a call about reducing your credit debt, tell them that you need $350K by midnight or the mob will break your legs.

        They waste your time, you waste their time.

        • Keepin' It Real says:

          I got called by a creditor once and I was telling him that I intended to increase payments as soon as I got this other job but it fell through. He was unsympathetic.

          So I asked him when he was a 9 year old boy, what did he want to be when he grew up?

          He hesitated, then said “I don’t see how this has anything to do with –”

          I interrupted and asked “Did you want to be an astronaut, or a professional football player, or a fireman?”

          He insisted that he did not see the point.

          I said “The point is you probably didn’t dream of being a collections agent for people that default on their payments. So, somewhere along the way something didn’t work out for you and that’s my point here. I was hopeful to get this better paying job but things didn’t work out for me.”

          He said “Sir, this isn’t about me, this is about you. Can we please keep this on you.”

          I said “Sure, but I’m just trying to get you to see where balloons burst around us in life. It happens to everyone, even you. So try and be a little more empathetic and reflect back to your childhood and try and member what you wanted to be vs. sitting in the chair you’re sitting in now. Nothing wrong with being a debt collector, but I’m sure you felt you were capable of so much more. In that sense, you and I are alike.”

          I don’t know where all that came from but it was effective.

  26. Sandman says:

    Guess who just popped up with a comment over at Military Phonies on Ford’s BoS. Lt. Michael Wilson!

  27. Ex-344MP says:

    Lol, Military Police are now 31 series MOS’s, I did at one time hold both a 95B and 95C, but they changed to 31B and 31E respectively sometime after 1993 when I got out of Active Duty and went back in to the Reserves.

    • 11b-mailclerk says:


      He’s getting a tattoo.

      He’s getting ink done.

      He wanted a thirteen,

      But they drew a thirty one!

    • @ EX-344 MP:

      Very interesting!

      I was trained as a 31M20 and a 31L20, but back in those days, long long ago, the 31 series was Signal Corps, and I was a Field Radio Relay and Carrier Equipment Repairman.

      (Back then, there were no females in the Signal Corps.)

      Also, my other MOS, which was 11D20, Cavalry Scout, is now changed to 19D20.

      Because it was an 11 series MOS, I got the blue Infantry cord, which I don’t think Scouts get anymore.

      On the other hand, I got my spurs without taking a Spur Ride, which is required now.

      I also underwent on the job training with the 142d Military Police Company in Korea, and in the Utah State Guard, completed the Senior NCO Military Police Supervisor course.

  28. Skippy says:

    It’s losers like this that keep me smiling
    Now I think I’ve seen it all
    But some other turd is sure to outdo this one
    I’ve seen it on here to many times


    • Graybeard says:

      I think these guys take “How stooped can you be?” as a challenge.

      I’m just waiting to see who’s reading about Reality Winner and saying “Here, hold my beer and watch this!”

  29. 11b-mailclerk says:

    The really weird part?

    If this idiot had kept the bullshit between the covers of his books, and just said “i cant say much about my prior work”, he would be selling more books, and no one here would have paid him any attention.

    John Wayne is -right-.

    Life -is- tougher if you are stupid.

  30. Bobo says:

    He managed to get the coveted Cold War Service Medal on his DD-214. I guess that I need to get a revision to mine.

  31. RUBBER DUCK says:

    “It’s what happens to a small town boy who was turned into one of the Military’s most notorious trained assassins.” REALLY?!!!!! Aside from that, his literary skills and spelling ability matches his self penned DD214.
    That small town boy turned into one of English literatures most notorious assassins

  32. Carlton G. Long says:

    He should just have NO REGERTS tattooed to his forehead, which is ironic, because if his DD-214 said, “I was eating a Milky Way,” well THAT I would have believed.

  33. Actually, there is a Cold War Victory Medal AND a Cold War Victory Commemorative Medal, neither of which are issued by the United States Government.

    The Cold War Victory Medal is authorized for wear by Cold War veterans serving in the Louisiana National Guard.

    Cold War veterans serving in the Alaska National Guard may wear the ribbon, but not the medal.

    The Cold War Victory Medal may be purchased from the USAMM web site, and the Cold War Victory Commemorative Medal may be purchased from the Medals of America web site.

    Congress and the Department of Defense are still going back and forth over the issue of whether to officially authorize award of the Cold War Victory Medal.

    I suspect the problem might be political, possibly due to fear of publicly embarrassing the Russians.

  34. StaticJumper says:

    This is actually only part of his scam. He was on a Podcast last month called “The Short End of the Stick” on “Veterans Today” radio. His stories of his time in the Military Secret Police, his receiving the Bronze Star with V device, etc, etc are infuriating. I posted condensed versions (the full podcast is an hour and forty minutes long) of his claims to the “Fort McClellan Clearing House” group on Facebook for anyone whose interested.

  35. Green Thumb says:


    This dude was a “Secret Manhole Inspector”.

    Word has it that he got trapped on a “secret insertion mission”.

    What a tool.

  36. Andy Kravetz says:

    Hi again,

    So there are no classified DD-214s? Even for those Delta guys? I know there are some guys out there who do really big time stuff. But then again, you would never hear from them.

    The sense that I am getting is that anyone who served in a normal capacity (even a SEAL) is going to have a DD-214. If you are CIA or Delta or something really big time, maybe not?

    I ask not because I need but because I might need and remember, I didn’t serve so I didn’t get a chance to learn this then. Thanks.

    Andy Kravetz, reporter
    Peoria (Ill.) Journal Star

    • IDC SARC says:

      No, there are no classified DD-214s

      Classified material is not placed on a DD-214

      For example: If you got a silver star on a classified mission the silver star would still be documented and a certificate issued and eventually it would be listed on a DD-214. The citation and supporting documents however would not contain any classified information about the mission.

      As soon as you put classified info into anything the entire folder must be handled according to the highest classification of any particular piece inside it. Service records, health records, training records etc are not authorized to contain classified information.

    • Graybeard says:

      I always appreciate the effort you take to learn how the process works and what is and is not normal.

      I am frequently one of those who broad-brush paints reporters in a negative light. But I am thankful that those broad general statements are not universally true.

      Thank you, sir.

  37. IDC SARC says:

    When someone goes to do “bigtime” stuff….the assignment often carries a transfer listing in the Record that is very seemingly generic and does not reveal anything to a casual reader. It’s only something you would recognize as special by experience.

    For example nobody’s record is going to say they transferred to “The Secret Army of the Potomac”

    • Skippy says:

      It’s so simple
      Sooo Very hard for people to understanding it
      Even those of us that done time in the NG
      Were screwing up records is a fact of life
      In the end
      It’s all there

  38. C2Show says:

    Had to check out that Fort McCllelan board..

    Those guys really went in on Chris Ford. This dude has a warrant out for wire fraud…LOL

    Maybe the dumbass really does live in Colombia?

    • Ex-PH2 says:

      Are you serious? Wire fraud?

      That might explain his need to be in the spotlight, somehow.

      • Skippy says:

        So again the stolen valor is just the tip of the sword

      • C2Show says:

        Yes indeed! He was suppose to pay 650k in wire fraud, and his wife I believe was busted too.

        US marshals warrant.

      • Ex-PH2 says:

        Well, then he gets no sympathy from me, for any of it.

        Where is ChipNASA with the Wall of Insults????

        • ChipNASA says:

          Ahem….you beckoned?

          Based on Ex-PH2’s invoking the WoI….

          I make the motion for The Wall of Insults®™ to be leveled against Chris Ford; the secret MP and apparently, now, massive clusterfuck of
          deliberate mental illness and shitbaggery.


          • ChipNASA says:

            OK we not only have a “SECOND” but you guys have gotten ahead of me and we already have an “AYE” vote, by TAH Robert’s Rules, only one “AYE” vote needed,

            WHOOP, WHOOP, WHOOP, WHOOP!!!
            Stand Clear, Mind The Gap and STEEL YOURSELVES…..

            Wall of Insults®™
            FIRE IN THE HOLE!!!!
            DANGER CLOSE!!!!
            MOPP LEVEL 4!!!
            TAKE COVER!!!!!

            Chris Ford, fake Army Secret Military Police force member, ALLEGEDLY, but not confirmed, but in some people’s opinion, works balls, tickles taint and tongue punches hobo’s crusty fart boxes all, I Guess, while being a syphilitic, turd-sucking feces factory, Bitch-ass Fuckstick guzzler, pile infested, onion-eyed flapmouthed butt-bailiff, “Fowl” mouthed Chicken fucker, inflamed, “Towel boy” in a gay bath house, Ambulatory verbal dissembling anus, gaping, Cambodian cunt sauce, ball working asshole, Poster-child for abortion, Swallowing Spoo Sampler, shit tonguing, munching wanktoaster, cock gobbling, lientery steatorrhea, sperm burping, tit, sniveling, codpiece licking toilet seat sniffer, lying, taintpimple, Pillow bitin pickle smoocher, Bowl of ass soup, Satan even said about you, “Boy is this guy a DICK!, Sparklepony, worthless, Vice Admiral of the Narrow Seas, moldy bowl of ratshit, would wear Richard Simmons’ used jockstrap as a facemask, useless bag of monkey fuck, rancid floor buffer wax spreader, both of your Grandmothers should have had an abortion, just in case, Mayor Grundle of Scrotumburg and Anusville, waste of oxygen, anal sphincter canyon yodeling phallic squeezer, numbnuts, snowball, giggling beerflecked canker blossom , maybe a “buggerer of little boys”, rottencrotched, rump wrangling, culo de chongo, booger eating fuckbucket, Lemon Party-lusting fruitcake, putrid, rotting, whoreson whale’s carcass, overzealous polyp burglar, bed wetting, follows in Victorious Felder’s bovine excrement -filled boots, as fucked up as an opossum eating shit out of a hairbrush, moron, Prevaricating Sphincter, Cock Bagel and Dick Doughnut, baby unit, you’ll never be the man your mother is, Odious Twonk, terminal crotch infection, asshat, dick pickle, wanker, herpes-ridden dung beetle target, first volunteer for being part of a jailhouse human centipede, should eat a nice steaming pile of monkey shit you ass clown, helmet wearing short bus riding window licker, more ate up than a chocolate dildo in a crowded gay bar, shitbag, dipstickus giganticus, Humpty Dumpty cleanup man after the fleet visits Naples, knob gobbling, fimicolous galactic Jackoff, Assistant Jizz mopper in training, inbred, toe-jam from an infected Filipino hooker that specializes in foot jobs, your penis lives in eternal darkness, I’d hate to see your toilet, retardus maximus, Microcephalic Toad Licker, steaming bucket of monkeyfuck, catcher not pitcher, Arschloch, impotent koekeloeren, slaptard, couldn’t even be trained in my AFSC in the USAF to suck farts out of C-5 seat cushions, mumpsimus, reverse dirty sanchez lover, kutomba wewe, douche & enema nozzle, likes to molest small farm animals, dead and alive, is a hemorrhoid, schlong juice, Fuck Tart, Sitzpinkler, lispian, Milksop, puss soaked jackwagon, waste of trace elements and water, Pettifogger, donkey raping shit-eater, pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo it, may he lay a lip lock on the snotty end of a moose cock,butt munch, man of the night in a large animal bordello, I bet you’re the kind of guy that would fuck you own mother in the ass and not even have the goddamn common courtesy to give her a reach-around (Thanks R. Lee), No such thing as U. S. Army ‘Secret Military Police’, shitty fake “author”, DD_214 FORGER, NOT a Major, Not Special Operations, Has NO significant awards NOT EVEN A NDSM, got out as a shitbag PFC, fuckstain skidmark on the underwear of life, taint cookie, Fartleberry, Some NCO Should have beat you within an inch of your life, insult to humanity, shit-filled meatsack, masturbates to videos of Jar-Jar Binks, walking shart shooter, test subject for Preparations A thru G, Remedy critch, Gnard gargling queefsquirt, stupid enough to try to sandpaper to a wildcat’s ass in a phone booth, Handgallop, twat, Obamawad, tool, bint, sleezebag, weaksauce, Gobshite, fuck hole, Pillsbury Dough Bitch, Should NOT be around WOMEN OR CHILDREN, touches himself inappropriately, Turd-Burglar, rimjobber, cum-dumpster, bucked tooth, Useless mangy crotch-dropping, Putz, rectal inspector, ferger, Sheep tits, gonad, queefer, chicken shit, choad, dopus, Blue Falcon and Blue Waffle, Fuck Apple with mold, twizzletits, tallywacker, Bozack, Gerbal Felcher, dingleberry, bitch, Saprophyte, ATM, pap smear, shitmitten, Dandy prat, Tazmanian Dorkwad rat fucking, shit-sucking warthog’s asshole, gimp, bescumber, coccydynia, sack of siberian sheep shit, mangina micropeen, Syphilitic Turd Burglar, possibly likes to pick his teeth with Bernath’s used catheters, Hircismus, cheat, pope-fondling, turbo apeshit crazy, Cacafuego, Cock-juggling *Pussy* thundercunt.

            FUCK YOU, ASS HAMSTER!!!

          • Claw says:

            If anybody deserves the Wall Of Insults, it’s that little Miss Reality Winner.

            The little bitch sold out her country.

            This Ford nut bag is just too much of a wackadoodle to waste a perfectly good Wall on.


  39. Frank Lopez says:

    Chris M. Ford is a con artist who steals people money. he should not be trusted, nor Luz Myriam Ford. They live in Bogota Colombia and are wanted by US Government.


    Chris M. Ford es un estafador que roba el dinero de la gente. No debe ser de confianza, ni Luz Myriam Ford. Viven en Bogotá Colombia y son buscados por el gobierno de los Estados Unidos.

    Mantente alejado de estos ladrones.

  40. Motorheadache says:

    I know this guy! Would rather not say how but this guy has been defrauding people for years! I know for a fact that he incarcerated for a while in Florida for fraud. There is so much more but this guy needs to behind bars would like to help anyway possible.

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