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100 Affectionate Mother's Day Cupcakes

These Mother's Day Cupcakes Will Inspire Delish Gift Ideas

— March 21, 2013 — Special
These delicious Mother's Day cupcake ideas are perfect for not only those who love baking but frankly, for those who are too broke for a Mother's Day present.

DIY gifts are by definition more cost-efficient and undoubtedly hold a special place in the receivers' hearts. They prove that you care enough about the person to have worked on the gift for periods of time and the effort that is put into it becomes more valuable than any gift imaginable.

Depending on what your mother loves, whether it be flowers or gardening, you can get inspiration from this extensive list of delicious bite-size treats.

If you're a cupcake fanatic or currently low on cash, think about making your mom a tray of delicious cupcakes for Mother's Day this year and express your affection with some frosting.
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Banana-Topped Cakes
Banana-Topped Cakes
These Banana Cream Cupcakes are a Fun Remix of the Buttery Classic
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Uncanny Space Creature Treats
Uncanny Space Creature Treats
The Futurama Cupcakes are a Nostalgic Blast Through the Past
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98
Country Heritage Desserts
Country Heritage Desserts
Pilgrim Cupcakes Give You Something Else to be Thankful for This Year
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Delicious Drawing Cakes
Delicious Drawing Cakes
The Cupcake Sidewalk Chalk Can Adorn the Living Room or the Streets
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Custom Iconic Cartoon Cases
Custom Iconic Cartoon Cases
These Adventure Time Cases by TiffyyyCuppyCake Look Delicious
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Sweet Toggle Treats
Sweet Toggle Treats
The Speculoos Button Cookies Are Shaped Like Clothing Fasteners
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Geometric Fondant Designs
Geometric Fondant Designs
The Geometric Cupcake Topper is Sleek and Delicious
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Pie-Inspired Fruit Desserts
Pie-Inspired Fruit Desserts
Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes Satisfy Your Craving for a Flaky Pastry
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Hybrid Cocoa Confections
Hybrid Cocoa Confections
These Valentine Brownie Cupcakes Will Make Your Mouth Water
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Confectionery Quinoa Recipes
Confectionery Quinoa Recipes
These Bittersweet Chocolate Cupcakes Are Made With Health in Mind
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Pie-Inspired Cupcakes
Pie-Inspired Cupcakes
The Key Lime Cupcakes Will Put You in Vacation Mode
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Petite Pasta Cakes
Petite Pasta Cakes
These Apricot Couscous Cupcakes Will Make You Do a Double Take
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Invigoratingly Minty Cupcakes
Invigoratingly Minty Cupcakes
This 'My Baking Addiction' Dessert is Better Than Any Breath Mint
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Cake-Inspired Cabinet Attachments
Cake-Inspired Cabinet Attachments
These Cupcake Drawer Knobs Would Look Darling in a Child’s
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DIY Savory Gumbo Cupcakes
DIY Savory Gumbo Cupcakes
Fat Tuesday Meets Mardi Gras with This Gumbo Cupcake Recipe
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Campfire-Inspired Muffins
Campfire-Inspired Muffins
The 'Gotta Have S'more' S'Muffins are Filled with Marshmallow Goodness
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Cuddly Caramel-Filled Desserts
Cuddly Caramel-Filled Desserts
The 'Caramel Koala Macarons' are Absolutely Delightful and Adorable
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Potato-Topped Meaty Desserts
Potato-Topped Meaty Desserts
These Meatloaf Cupcakes Will Entice the Pickiest of Eaters
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Miniature Teal Treats
Miniature Teal Treats
The Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes Are Colorful Dessert Bites
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Curious Cone-Topped Desserts
Curious Cone-Topped Desserts
The Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Updates the Ice Cream Truck Favorite
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Milk Ball-Infused Cupcakes
Milk Ball-Infused Cupcakes
These Malted Rocky Road Brownie Cupcakes are a Sinful Sugary Snack
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Fluffy Spearmint Bites
Fluffy Spearmint Bites
The Cupcakes and Cashmere 'Peppermint Marshmallows' Are Fresh
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Avian Imitation Sweets
Avian Imitation Sweets
Cupcakes and Cashmere's 'Coconut Nest Cupcakes' Mimics Bird Dwellings
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Eco-Friendly Insectual Edibles
Eco-Friendly Insectual Edibles
Insect Cookbook Gains Attention as Bizarre Sustainability Solution
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Printable Delectable Decorations
Printable Delectable Decorations
The 'Barnyard Cupcake Toppers' are a Convenient Design
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Cookie-Filled Cupcakes
Cookie-Filled Cupcakes
The '1fine Cookie' Reeces Pieces Cupcakes Will Increase Sugar Levels
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Contemporary Realism Candy Portraits
Contemporary Realism Candy Portraits
These Photo-realistic Sweet Paintings are Good Enough to Eat
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Creative Easel Treats
Creative Easel Treats
The 'What's New, Cupcake?" Dish is Artistically-minded and Sweet
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BLT Inspired Cakes
BLT Inspired Cakes
The Kiss the Pig Cupcake is a Fun Alternative to the Traditional Sandwich
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Scrumptious Meat Stuffed Sweets
Scrumptious Meat Stuffed Sweets
The BBQ Pulled Pork Cupcake is Filled With Savory Goodness
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Chip-Topped Soda Cakes
Chip-Topped Soda Cakes
These Mountain Dew and Doritos Cupcakes Will Derail Your Diet
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Classic Dessert Combo Cakes
Classic Dessert Combo Cakes
These Milk and Cookie Cupcakes Sport Tiny Biscuits and Bottles
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Bite-Sized Creme Brulee Cakes
Bite-Sized Creme Brulee Cakes
This 'Cupcake Project' Recipe is a Multi-Layered Delight
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Puppet Cupcakes
Puppet Cupcakes
Le Dolci Muppet Cupcakes are a Famously Tasty Dessert Find
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Candy Land Confections
Candy Land Confections
These Cloud Cupcakes by the 'IFeelCook' Blog are Painfully Pretty in Pink
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Diner Beverage Confections
Diner Beverage Confections
These Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes are Wonderfully Nostalgic
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DIY Barbecue-Baked Cupcakes
DIY Barbecue-Baked Cupcakes
The Redpath Grapefruit Recipe is Easy to Make and Delicious
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Sweet Sandwich-Inspired Cakes
Sweet Sandwich-Inspired Cakes
These Fluffer Nutter Cupcakes Deliver a Tempting Taste of Childhood
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Scientific Element Confections
Scientific Element Confections
The Periodic Table of Cupcakes is Educational & Delicious
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Spicy Condiment Cakes
Spicy Condiment Cakes
These Wasabi and White Chocolate Cupcakes are Bursting with Sweet Heat
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Vino-Soaked Cakes
Vino-Soaked Cakes
These Chocolate and Goat Cheese Cupcakes are Topped with Red Wine
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Soldier Praising Cakes
Soldier Praising Cakes
These Veterans Day Cupcakes Honor Citizens Who Have Served
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Cherry Pie Cupcakes
Cherry Pie Cupcakes
This Cordial Sweet by Cupcake Garden is the Perfect Way to End a Meal
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Sugary Sweet Toadstools
Sugary Sweet Toadstools
These Meringue Mushrooms Offer a Chocolaty Take on the Real Deal
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Fin-Toting Treats
Fin-Toting Treats
Cucakes and Cashmere’s ‘Shark Bite Cupcakes’ Are Nautical
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Compact Sprinkled Snacks
Compact Sprinkled Snacks
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Miniature Baked Donuts Are Tiny
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Cupcake Pinatas
Cupcake Pinatas
This Party Favor is Clever Take on the Birthday Party Favorite
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Sewing Circle Sweets
Sewing Circle Sweets
These Button Cupcakes Are a Tasty Tribute to Seamstresses Everywhere
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Carnival-Inspired Cupcakes
Carnival-Inspired Cupcakes
The Ice-Cream Cupcakes are Deceiving Yet Delicious
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Decadent Baseball-Themed Sweets
Decadent Baseball-Themed Sweets
These Ballpark Cupcakes Pay Homage to Classic Sporty Cuisine
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Savory Irish Cuisine Cakes
Savory Irish Cuisine Cakes
These Potato Rosemary Cupcakes Are an Unexpected St. Patty's Day Treat
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Savory Pepperoni-Topped Cakes
Savory Pepperoni-Topped Cakes
These Pizza Cupcakes Are a Fun Alternative to a Boring Slice
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Whimsical Winged Cakes
Whimsical Winged Cakes
These Butterfly Cupcakes are a Tasty Way to Welcome Spring
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Oozing Pie Mini Cakes
Oozing Pie Mini Cakes
Liven Up Dessert With the ‘King Arthur Flour’ Lemon Meringue Cup
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Scrumptious Scented Accessories
Scrumptious Scented Accessories
Candice Ware Makes Jewelry That Looks and Smells Divine
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Precious Pastry Mash-Ups
Precious Pastry Mash-Ups
These Doughnut Macarons are the Perfect Hybrid of Two Stellar Desserts
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Circus-Inspired Party Treats
Circus-Inspired Party Treats
The Disney Family Fun Balloon Cupcakes are Visually Appealing
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Cutely Canned Cakes
Cutely Canned Cakes
'Löffle Mich' Jars of Cake Combine Convenience and Quality
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Summer-Inspired Caffeinated Cakes
Summer-Inspired Caffeinated Cakes
These Iced Coffee Cupcakes Taste Like a Glass of Frosty Java
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Concession Stand Confections
Concession Stand Confections
These Strawberry Milkshake Whoppers Cupcakes Are Blushingly Sweet
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Blooming Cake Bundles
Blooming Cake Bundles
The Cupcake Bouquet is a Beautiful and Delicious Way to Welcome Spring
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Blazing Frozen Confections
Blazing Frozen Confections
These Flaming Baked Alaska Cupcakes Will Make Your Guests' Jaws Drop
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Caffeinated Cake Combos
Caffeinated Cake Combos
These Coffee and Doughnut Cupcakes are the Perfect Sugary Collaboration
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Cookie Dough Frosted Cupcakes
Cookie Dough Frosted Cupcakes
This 'Gimme Some Oven Peanut Chocolate' Recipe Will Railroad Diets
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Disguised Dessert Chips
Disguised Dessert Chips
These French Fry-Shaped Cakes are a Sweet Take on Savory Snacks
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Needle-Skewered Craft Cakes
Needle-Skewered Craft Cakes
These Nifty Knitting Cupcakes Will Wow and Delight Your Sewing Circle
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Nutty Soda Cakes
Nutty Soda Cakes
These Cocoa-Cola Peanut Butter Cupcakes Pay Tribute to a Classic Southern Snack
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Cotton Candy Cakes
Cotton Candy Cakes
These Lorax-Inspired Cupcakes Are Full of Whimsy and Wonder
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Bite-Sized Campfire Cupcakes
Bite-Sized Campfire Cupcakes
The S'More or Less Treats Mimic Camping Snacks
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Confection-Inspired Kinder Clothes
Confection-Inspired Kinder Clothes
Say it Baby Creates Delicious-Looking Apparel for Babies
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Iconic Pop Culture Cupcakes
Iconic Pop Culture Cupcakes
The 'Tattoo Cakes' Feature Commerical Images
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Sugary Pop Culture Mashups
Sugary Pop Culture Mashups
The Hello Kitty x Avengers Cupcakes are Daring and Cutesy
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Fab Film Genre Cakes
Fab Film Genre Cakes
These Spaghetti Western Cupcakes are the Perfect Sweet Treats for Film Buffs
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Cute Jurassic Confections
Cute Jurassic Confections
Dinosaur Cupcakes are the Perfect Prehistoric Addition to Any Party
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Concealed Currency Cakes
Concealed Currency Cakes
These Hidden Gold Rainbow Cupcakes are a Sweet and Surprising Treat
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Glorious Golden Hive Cakes
Glorious Golden Hive Cakes
These Chocolate Beehive Cupcakes are Creating a Buzz You Can't Refuse
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Wizardly Chocolate Treats
Wizardly Chocolate Treats
These Cauldron Cakes Hold a Creamy and Magical Center
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Layered Pasta Cakes
Layered Pasta Cakes
These Lasagna Cupcakes Make Dinner Almost as Fun as Dessert
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Sugary Squared Sweets
Sugary Squared Sweets
Cupcakes Cubed Gives the Classic Treat Some Tasty Corners
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Cake Batter Rice Krispies
Cake Batter Rice Krispies
This 'Baked From a Box' Cupcake Recipe Look Too Good for Words
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Flirty Duo Desserts
Flirty Duo Desserts
These Heart Polka Dot Macaron Cupcakes Are Deliciously Girly
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Blushing Bubblegum Cakes
Blushing Bubblegum Cakes
Blow Pop Cupcakes are the Perfect Girly Treat
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Deceptive Pub Grub Cakes
Deceptive Pub Grub Cakes
These Nacho Mama Cupcakes Will Keep Your Lucky Guest Guessing
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Exceptionally Chromatic Desserts
Exceptionally Chromatic Desserts
The Rainbow Bright Cupcakes Feature an Assortment of Colors
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Luscious Lemon Desserts
Luscious Lemon Desserts
The Brit & Co. Cupcake Recipe is Visually Appealing
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Cheese-Infused Cakes
Cheese-Infused Cakes
These Parmesan Sour Cream Cupcakes Boast a Complex and Delicious Flavor
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Mini Intoxicating Cupcakes
Mini Intoxicating Cupcakes
These Birthday Cake Jello Shots are Full of Sugary-Sweet Fun
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Batter-Topped Confections
Batter-Topped Confections
These Monster Cookie Dough Cupcakes Will Delight Your Inner Child
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Fat Tuesday Cakes
Fat Tuesday Cakes
These Mardi Gras Cupcakes Will Have You Partying With the Best of Them
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Savory Macaroni Cupcakes
Savory Macaroni Cupcakes
Cupcakes and Cashmere's 'Mac and Cheese Cups' Update Dessert Treats
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Galactic Baked Goods
Galactic Baked Goods
These Star Wars Cupcakes are Forcefully Delicious
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Sweet Superhero Treats
Sweet Superhero Treats
These Avengers Cupcakes are the Tastiest Way to Geek Out
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Breakfast Cereal Cakes
Breakfast Cereal Cakes
These Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes Taste Like the Real Deal
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Tiny Savory Treats
Tiny Savory Treats
These Chicken Pot Pie Cupcakes Will Keep You Snacking Sensibly
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Sugary Shelled Cakes
Sugary Shelled Cakes
Crack and Enjoy These Deceptive and Delicious Easter Egg Cupcakes
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DIY Holiday Drinks
DIY Holiday Drinks
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Valentine’s Tea Bags Are Handmade
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Potted Plant Confections
Potted Plant Confections
These Succulent Cupcakes Will Keep Your Guests Guessing
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Faux Frosty Cakes
Faux Frosty Cakes
Bakerella's Snow Cone Cupcakes are Surprisingly Room Temperature
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Precious Potted Treats
Precious Potted Treats
These Flower Pot Cupcakes Are the Perfect Way to Welcome Spring
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Expressive Animal Confections
Expressive Animal Confections
Bakerella's Panda Cupcakes are the Cutest Way to Get Your Sugar Fix
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