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Holiday Gift Guide


Happy Holidays from Whispered Inspirations!
It’s that time of year again!

The Holidays are my favorite time of year, not only for the celebrations that happen throughout the season but, for the gift giving and the look on the faces of your loved ones when you find that perfect gift!

The holiday season is upon us and what better way to get inspiration than browsing some of the hottest toys, gadgets and products for the entire family. Take a look at this year’s Gifts for Him, Her, the Kids and the Home.

I know that I turn to the interwebs to make a lot of my holiday purchases and I am always looking for inspiration and ideas on what to gift my loved ones. That is why I bring you a gift guide every year so that you can find some ideas too. Plus, I love offering giveaways so you can try them out and maybe gift them to someone special this holiday season.


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This year, I have the traditional Holiday Gift Guide you can scroll through. But, if you want a more interactive way to see the guide, click above. You can go full-screen or zoom-in at by the touch of a button. Everything is clickable and in seconds you can click to shop, interact with the product and brands’ social accounts and more. Plus, keep an eye out for giveaways coming soon! Subscribe to the magazine if you want to be alerted of any additions! As always, thank-you for your support!




star-wars-force-bandStar Wars™ Force Band by Sphero

The Force is strong with you. Channel it with the Star Wars™ Force Band™ by Sphero and control BB-8. Designed with an authentic Star Wars look and feel, the Force Band fastens to your wrist and allows you to enhance your native Force powers.


                                      PRICE: $99.99

                                      REVIEW: Channel the Force

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Sphero SPRK+

Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, SPRK+ is far more than just a robot. Powered by the Lightning Lab app, you can easily learn programming, complete hands-on activities, and share your creations with the community. Learning is evolving. Get on the ball.

PRICE: $149.99

                                        AGES: 8+

                                        GIVEAWAY: Creative Play with SPRK+

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UBTECH Jimu Robot Meebot

This Apple Store exclusive robot kit gives the user all of the robotic servo motors and parts to create a humanoid robot character like none other. MeeBot may be made of plastic, but he’s full of personality! 6 robotic servo motors give him smooth, life-like movements as he walks, waves and dances his way into your heart.

PRICE: $174.99

                                        AGES: 8+

                                        REVIEW: Create Your Own Robot

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OSMO Creative Set – Monster

Osmo’s latest game, Monster, allows you to bring your creations to life! Draw a magic wand for Mo, a furry orange friend, and he’ll use it to bring your other creations into his world. Together, you and Mo will make a magic act that you can show to family and friends! As the first product to animate any physical drawing, Osmo Monster lets kids become the director and cartoonist of the story.


                                        PRICE: $90.00

                                        AGES: 6+

                                        GIVEAWAY: Coming Soon

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Playmobil ‘Dress Up Party’ Advent Calendar

Ring in the holidays with exciting new outfits with the PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar ‘Dress Up Party’. This advent calendar contains twenty-four surprise items for each day leading up to Christmas. Once all the pieces are revealed, discover a lavish dressing room filled with stylish outfits!

PRICE: $28.99

                                        AGES: 4+

                                        REVIEW: PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar

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PLAYMOBIL NHL Calendar ‘Rivalry at the Pond’

Race across the frozen pond for a shot on goal with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Advent Calendar ‘Rivalry on the Pond’! When Santa referee dropsthe puck on the ice, gain control of the puck, skate past your opponents and pass the puck to your fellow team members. The children are cheering you on! Shoot in the net as soon as you can to seal the victory and bring home the Cup! 

 PRICE: $39.00

                                         AGES: 5+

                                         REVIEW: PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar

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PLAYMOBIL ‘Pirate Treasure Island’ Advent Calendar

Endless treasure awaits on the next buccaneer adventure with the PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar ‘Pirate Treasure Island’! This advent calendar contains twenty-four surprise items for each day leading up to Christmas. Once all the pieces are revealed, create a festive tropical pirate haven!

PRICE: $28.99

                                        AGES: 4+

                                        REVIEW: PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar

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gravity-blade-hoverboardThe Gravity Blade Hoverboard

Effortlessly hover above the ground on your own two feet wit the Gravity Blade Hoverboard. Utilizing the latest in self-balancing sensors, it instantly detects when you lean, move and carve the streets making sure the entire experience is smooth, balanced and fun.


                                       PRICE: $399.99 (Regular $499.99)

                                       REVIEW: Glide Effortlessly w/ Gravity Blade

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Crayola Creations Jewel Maker

Show off your style with cool custom jewels made by you! Create jewelry, keepsakes, key chains and room décor with your own custom designs. Simply pick a mold, mix the gel, and add some glitter, confetti, charms and more. When you’re done, wear or share your fabulous one-of-a-kind designs!

PRICE: $27.99

                                        AGES: 8+

                                        REVIEW: Crayola Creations Jewel Maker!

                                        GIVEAWAY: ENTER HERE, Ends on November 16th

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crayola-airbrushCrayola Air Marker Sprayer

Turn ordinary markers into spray art with the NEW Crayola Air Marker Sprayer! Create real airbrush art like a pro! Featuring a sleek compact design the Air Marker Sprayer is also motorized for continuous spray action. Just plug it in, load a marker and go!

PRICE: $39.99

AGES: 8+

                                        REVIEW: Crayola Air Marker Sprayer!

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Let your kids discover the magical creature inside the egg. It’s a big surprise but if they care for them, Draggles will hatch themselves.

PRICE: $79.99




Paw Patrol

Give the gift of Paw Patrol with Zoomer Marshall, the energetic, interactive friend who loves to save lives and fight fires.

PRICE: $99.99





Shopkins Tall Mall Play Set and Storage Case

Stay in and play all day! This play set will keep your kids entertained for hours on end.

PRICE: $44.99





Chemistry Lab Set

Stay in and play all day! This play set will keep your kids entertained for hours on end.


                                         PRICE: $39.99

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Tree Dazzler Christmas Tree Lights

The Tree Dazzler makes lighting your tree effortless. The easy to-install light ring and vertical strands of bulbs eliminate the need to untangle strand after strand of string lights. The Tree Dazzler has 64 LED bulbs that can change colour and lighting patterns at the touch of a button, making it perfect for any holiday décor.

PRICE: $59.99

                                        REVIEW: Forget the Tangled Lights!

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WholeHome Buffalo Check Bedding

This country-inspired buffalo check bedding may make it hard to get out of bed on cool winter mornings.

PRICE: $79.99



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Debbie Travis Rose Glass LED Trees

Perfect on a tabletop or mantle these metallic trees offer a festive and on-trend ambiance.

PRICE: $19.99 – $24.99



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Debbie Travis Reindeer Figures

Add a hint of woodland chic to your décor with this majestic reindeer figure.

PRICE: $37.49





WholeHome Jacquard Throw

This ultra warm & soft throw will keep you cozy all season long.

PRICE: $12.97




Wholehome Faux-Fur Cushion

This luxurious faux fur throw is available in colours that compliment existing room decor or bedding.

PRICE: $19.97




Kenmore ProBlender by Seras

The blender you need at the price you want! From speed control for the perfect texture to pre-programmed settings for easy, delicious dishes, this will be your new go-to-appliance to chop, blend, heat, pulverize and more!


                                     PRICE: $149.97

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Laura Secord Organic Tea Gift Box

This gourmet gift set comes with four different gourmet blends, making it the perfect gift for the tree drinker in your life.

PRICE: $11.99








Morphe Cosmetics – Palettes

The eye colour palettes feature buttery powders in both matte in shimmer that effortlessly blend together for a seamless, photoready holiday look. Exclusive to Showcase. 

 PRICE: $14.99 – $39.99

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Morphe Cosmetics – Brushes

Morphe Cosmetics makeup brushes and eye shadow palettes are taking the beauty world by storm. The brushes, loved by makeup artists around the world including Youtube sensation Jaclyn Hill, are expertly crafted with luxurious plush bristles that deliver exceptional makeup application results.

PRICE: $14.99 – $39.99

                                        REVIEW: Top Gifts Under $40 for Her 

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Hidden Gems Aroma Candles 

Hidden Gems Aroma Candles and Bath Bombs, exclusive to Showcase, combines two gifts in one – a great-smelling wellness product and a dazzling piece of jewelry valued anywhere from $10 to $5,000. Available in 7 scents, including Sugar & Cinnamon, Floral Fruit, Meadow Mist, Vanilla Cinnamon, Lavender Peach, Mandarin Mango and Mulled Apple Pie. Made with a high quality soy wax blend and natural oils.


                                        PRICE: $39.99

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Hidden Gems Bath Bombs

The Hidden Gems Bath Bombs will help soak away the holiday stress in a relaxing bath experience. Each set includes three bath bombs, with one containing a surprise pendant hidden inside. The rings and pendants can be appraised online, and all items receive a certificate of authenticity.

PRICE: $39.99

                                        REVIEW: Top Gifts Under $40 for Her 

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Bamboo Magic Pillow

Visions of sugarplums will dance in your head when you sleep on the Bamboo Magic Pillow. Uniquely designed to provide comfort, contour and coolness throughout the night, the Bamboo Magic Pillow is perfect for all type of sleepers – side, stomach and back – with its three layer system consisting of a soft outer shell, memory foam layer and memory foam chips. 


                                        PRICE: $39.99

                                        REVIEW: Top Gifts Under $40 for Her 

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Schick® Intuition® Advanced Moisture Holiday Gift Pack

For the woman who likes to keep things simple and uncomplicated – the Schick® Intuition® razor lathers and moisturizes skin during shaving, without the need for shave gel. It boasts an ergonomically designed handle, a pivoting head and four blades surrounded by a Skin Conditioning Solid™ containing Shea Butter to help achieve noticeably softer skin.

PRICE: $16.99

                                        REVIEW: Give the Gift of Soft Skin

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hydro-5-holiday-pack-nationalSchick® Hydro® 5 Holiday Gift Pack

Help men in your life look smooth from head to toe with this Schick® Hydro® 5 gift. The exclusive Hydrating Gel Reservoir of the Schick® Hydro® 5 hydrates skin for up to one hour after shaving and five Ultra Glide® Blades with Skin Guards help protect skin from nicks and cuts.



                                        PRICE: $16.99

                                        REVIEW: Give the Gift of Soft Skin


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Schick Hydro Silk® Holiday Gift Pack

You never know when a beauty emergency might come up! Equip your most fashionable friend with the essentials to keep her day running smoothly. Schick Hydro Silk® is a uniquely-designed razor that goes beyond an incredibly close shave to care for your skin. 


                                        PRICE: $16.99

                                        REVIEW: Give the Gift of Soft Skin

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clinique-little-happiness-fragance_25Clinique Little Happiness Fragrance

Give the gift of fragrance with this fresh and light scent from Clinique.

PRICE: $25.00



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 Jessica Flannel Satchel

Incorporate a subtle hint of plaid into any wardrobe for a winter look that will turn heads.

PRICE: $19.99


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Jessica Leather Gloves with Touch Tone Patch

These soft leather gloves allow you to text, tweet or talk with any touchscreen device.

PRICE: $19.97


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Jessica Crew Neck Sweater

A chunky knit brings touchable texture and cozy warmth to this beautiful sweater.

PRICE: $29.99



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Jessica Cuffed Knit Toque

Designed with a fluffy pom-pom, this chic beanie is perfect for colder days.




                                       PRICE: $14.99

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sporty-soft-shell-jacket_99Soft Shell Toronto Blue Jays Jacket

Raise you arms and give a cheer! Represent the Blue Jays with this stylish blue zip-up sweater.

PRICE: $99.99



logan-hill-leather-gloves_19-97_haggar-yorkville-wallet_19-99Logan Hill Leather Gloves and Haggar Yorkville Wallet

Add  leather accents to his wardrobe for an elevated classic look.

PRICE for GLOVES: $19.97

PRICE for WALLET: $19.99



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Canadiana Men’s 2-pc PJ Set

Keep warm when it’s cold outside with a printed PJ pant and comfortable Henley with chest embroidery.



                                        PRICE: $29.99

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lee-jeans-premium-select-classic-fit_59-99Lee Jeans Premium Select Classic Fit

This classic denim pant is a staple in anyone’s wardrobe.

PRICE: $59.99





Amope Pedicure Holiday Gift Set Collection

Give the gift of DIY Pedicures that will keep on giving all year ‘round with the Amopé Pedicure Set to help your loved one effortlessly buff her way to soft, beautiful feet.



                                       PRICE: $89.99

                                       REVIEW: Give the Gift of Soft Feet

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Amope Manicure Holiday Gift Set Collection

Say hello to shimmer and shine this party season, and welcome the New Year with a gorgeous DIY Manicure. The Amopé Manicure Set features the new Pedi Perfect Electronic Nail Care System that creates natural looking, shiny nails in three easy steps – with three different fittings for filing, buffing and shining both toe and finger nails. 


                                       PRICE: $89.99

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breakaway-experiences-christmas-wishlistBreakaway Experiences

Think outside the gift box! Create a memory and give an experience. Breakaway Experiences provides Canadians with a one stop shopping directory of unique and memorable activities that they can give to their loved ones and friends, or use for themselves.  Choose from over 700 experiences across Canada ranging from flying and outdoor activities to spa packages and unique dining experiences and many more activity options. 


                                      PRICE: Starting at $19.99

                                      GIVEAWAY: Give the Gift of Experience

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Tria Beauty Hair Removal Laser 4X

The first and only Canada medical device licensed hair removal laser available for home use, the Tria Laser 4X uses the same diode laser technology preferred by dermatologists. The Tria Laser 4X targets and permanently disables the hair follicle to stop hair growth on the face and body for permanent results.


                                      PRICE: Starting at $19.99

                                      REVIEW: Coming Soon

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Philips OneBlade Trimmer/Styler

The first and only Canada medical device licensed hair removal laser available for home use, the Tria Laser 4X uses the same diode laser technology preferred by dermatologists. The Tria Laser 4X targets and permanently disables the hair follicle to stop hair growth on the face and body for permanent results.


                                      PRICE: Starting at $44.99

                                      REVIEW: The Blade That Does it All!

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Dermablend Smooth Liquid Camo

Smooth Liquid Camo provides seamless camouflage that wraps around every inch of skin leaving an ultra-smooth finish. A Medium coverage liquid foundation. Whether it’s a runner’s blushed cheeks, a blogger’s uneven skin tone or a model’s rosacea. 



                                         PRICE: $42.00

                                         REVIEW: Look Flawless w/ Dermablend

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dermablend-powderDermablend Loose Setting Powder

A loose powder that is applied over any Dermablend foundation or concealer to set makeup and reinforces wearability for up to 16 hours of consistent color wear that is smudge and transfer resistant.



                                         PRICE: $34.00

                                         REVIEW: Look Flawless w/ Dermablend

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Dermablend Long-Wear Make-Up Remover

An effective gentle remover of long lasting color wear makeup. A cream makeup remover that effectively removes long lasting and resistant wear makeup that leaves skin with a luminous, radiant appearance.



                                         PRICE: $23.00

                                         REVIEW: Look Flawless w/ Dermablend

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Wunderbrow Eyebrow Make-up

Wunderbrow contains an exclusive blend of hair-like fibers, combined with specifically treated pigments designed to fasten onto skin and hair. This hair fiber complex is then fused into our PermaFix Gel to create a flexible matrix, locking the natural color and hairs onto our brows. The results are natural looking, perfectly shaped eyebrows that last for days.

PRICE: $34.99

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ColourPop Liquid Lipstick

ColourPop, the company famous for producing the Kylie Lip Kit, now have their Liquid Lipstick exclusively available in Canada at Showcase. This long-wearing liquid lipstick – available in Ultra-Matte and Ultra-Satin — glides on smooth with an easy-to-use applicator, giving you kissable lips perfect for hanging out near the mistletoe.


                                        PRICE: $19.99

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VASA BLÅ – Rose Gold Black Wireless Headphones

Studio quality sound, elegant design and 8 hours of freedom, that is what Vasa Blå is all about. Pair up with your phone and take calls with the built in microphone and control your phone with the remote. The Vasa Blå is compatible with iPhone 7 and all other Bluetooth enabled devices.

PRICE: $140.00

                                         REVIEW: Enjoy Wireless Freedom 

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Have A Ball Lip Gloss 

Have a ball this holiday with Hard Candy’s flavoured lip gloss. The flavour is out of this world!




                                         PRICE: $2.97

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All Glossed Up Ornament

Hard Candy’s All Glossed up set is a two piece collection of All Glossed Up lip stains. Add a tint of colour this holiday season!




                                        PRICE: $2.97

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Hard Candy Jingle Nails

Limited Edition Hard Candy nail colour minis. Mix and match these fabulous shades to ring in the holidays! 




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Holiday Joy Tumblers

For the on-the-go, high-style hot beverage fan, Second Cup has sleek, contemporary stainless steel travel tumblers in white and Second Cup signature holiday blue, to help bring Joy to your family and friends.



                                         PRICE: $19.97

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Holiday Joy Mugs

Ceramic retro-style ‘camp’ mugs available in white or Second Cup signature holiday blue, bring the gift of Joy to the world and appeal to the coffee drinker who appreciates beautiful design.



                                         PRICE: $9.95

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Second Cup Holiday Blend Coffee Beans

For brewed coffee fans, Second Cup’s Holiday Blend has been elevated through slower roasting in smaller batches to perfection. It is comprised of only the finest Specialty grade coffee from Central America, South America and East Africa. Brew a pot to bring the spirit of Love, Peace and Joy to any occasion whether it’s taking a break from hectic holiday shopping, entertaining friends or revelling on Christmas morning.


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Hot Chocolate Tins

For the chocolate lovers on your list, give them the best! Second Cup Hot Chocolate has been rated as #1 through a unique Taste and Rate It* online consumer poll. Exclusive for the season, are Second Cup Hot Chocolate Tins available in Candy Cane, White Chocolate and Classic.



                                          PRICE: $7.95 for 350g and $3.95 for 150g

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Starbucks Gingerbread Café

A build-it-yourself Starbucks Gingerbread Café made with all-natural colours and flavours. This kit comes with a variety of decorating candies, including an edible Starbucks logo and candy red cups! Start a delicious holiday tradition—design your very own Starbucks Café and then eat it.  


                                        PRICE: $29.95

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Siren Illustration Double Wall Traveler

Inspired by intricate sailor tattoos, this rendition of the Siren will be a permanent favourite in your collection.  




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Costa Rica Stamp Mug

The classic Costa Rica stamp that once appeared on our bags.




                                        PRICE: $18.95

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Viennese Stamp Mug

We’ve brought back the classic Viennese stamp that once graced our bags.




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Tail of the Siren Demi Mug

We captured the tail of the Starbucks Siren on this simple, elegant demi—a great addition to your collection.




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Kid/Adult Mug Pack

Enjoy warm beverages with the kiddos with the aid/adult mug pack




                                        PRICE: $24.95

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Starbucks® Copper Coffee Scoop

The right ratio of coffee to water makes all the difference with the copper coffee scoop.




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Note: I received compensation or product for review. Guide may contain some affiliate links. As always, all thoughts, opinions and recommendations are my own and have not been influenced in anyway.



Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist and editor of lifestyle blog Whispered Inspirations. A social media junkie, travel-lover with insatiable wanderlust and an aficionado for fun gadgets, good eats and entertainment. You can find her on Twitter and everywhere else under @WhispersInspire.

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