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Cleaning a leather purse with ink on it.

How to Remove Ink from LeatherWhether its a jacket, purse, or other item, ink stains on leather can ruin an items appearance. It is important to not further damage the leather when trying to remove the ink. This is a page about removing ink from leather.

 

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Removing Pen on a Leather Purse?If you get pen marks on a leather purse it can be difficult to get cleaned off. This is a page about removing pen on a leather purse.

 

Must Leather Couch

Removing Musty Smell From Leather Furniture?This is a page about removing musty smell from leather furniture. Mold and mildew can leave your leather furniture smelling musty.

 

Sharpie Marker on Leather Couch

Cleaning Permanent (Sharpie) Marker...Unfortunately it is not uncommon to get Sharpie marks on your leather couch. This is a page about cleaning permanent (Sharpie) marker from a leather couch.

 

cat on a leather couch

Cleaning Urine Stains and Odors From Leather...This is a page about cleaning urine stains and odors from leather furniture. Pets and small children can occasionally have an accident on your leather furniture.

 

Camel colored suede jacket with fringe

Cleaning a Suede JacketThis is a page about cleaning a suede jacket. Because of its nap, suede jackets should be cleaned following the best process for this type of leather.

 

A leather suitcase with travel stickers.

Removing Sticker Residue on LeatherThis is a page about removing sticker residue on leather. Keep the color and texture of your leather unchanged when cleaning sticker residue.

 

Old Leather Work Boots

Removing Mold and Mildew from LeatherThis is a page about removing mold and mildew from leather. Unfortunately, mold and mildew can easily grow on leather under the right conditions.

 

Someone wearing rubber gloves cleaning a leather couch.

Removing Dried Paint from a Leather SofaThis is a page about removing dried paint from a leather sofa. Accidents happen; painting a room can sometimes result in spatters and drips on unprotected furniture.

 

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Removing Pen from Leather FurnitureLeather furniture is an expensive investment. It is important to not damage the leather when trying to remove pen ink from your furniture. This is a page about removing pen from leather furniture.

 

A man smoking a cigarette and wearing a black leather jacket.

Removing Cigarette Smell from Leather Jacket?This is a page about removing cigarette smell from leather jacket. You will want to use the appropriate cleaning methods for leather when trying to remove cigarette odor from a jacket.

 

Close up of a white leather Purse on a mannequin wearing a pink dress.

Cleaning a White Leather PurseThis is a page about cleaning a white leather purse. A white leather purse can start to look dirty fairly quickly just from normal usage.

 

Blemished Leather Suitcase

Repairing Blemishes on LeatherThis is a page about repairing blemishes on leather. A very durable material that can collect scratches, marks, and stains. There are a number of ways to make the worn areas less noticeable.

 

Cleaning a stain from a leather couch.

Removing Stains from LeatherLeather is often quite resilient and relatively easy to clean. However, if you have a bad stain on some leather, it may be a chore to get it out. Removing stains from leather can sometimes require contacting a professional cleaner.

 

bleach damage on leather sofa

Repairing a Bleach Stain on Leather?This is a page about repairing a bleach stain on leather. Bleach generally removes or lightens the color of leather. You may be able to disguise or color the blemish.

 

Black patent leather purse against a white background

Cleaning a Patent Leather PurseThis is a page about cleaning a patent leather purse. The shiny finish on patent leather requires some care be taken when cleaning it.

 

Display of suede jacket, pants, boots, and umbrella

Cleaning Blood from SuedeThis is a page about cleaning blood from suede. Cleaning stains on suede clothing or other items can be a bit tricky. You need to take care not to damage the nap while cleaning.

 

A cat on a leather couch.

How to Clean Cat Urine on Leather FurnitureRemoving the stain and odor of cat urine from your leather furniture needs to be done with care, to protect the dye and finish. This page contains questions and some advice for attempting to remedy this situation.

 

Leather Horse Harness

Reconditioning an Old Leather Horse Harness?This is a page about reconditioning an old leather horse harness. Over time leather tack can become grimy, dry, and stiff.

 

Light colored leather couch.

Removing Fabric Dye from a Leather Couch?This is a page about removing fabric dye from a leather couch. Unfortunately sometimes fabric dye from throw pillows and other items can transfer to your leather couch.

 

Gasoline Spilling

Removing Gasoline Smell on Leather?This is a page about removing gasoline smell on leather. If you have ever accidentally gotten gasoline on your shoes, you know how strong the odor can be.

 

camel leather bag

Removing Odor from Camel LeatherThis is a page about removing odor from camel leather. A very strong smell can accompany this animal's leather products and be a challenge to expel.

 

Suede Jacket

Cleaning Stains on Suede ClothingThis is a page about cleaning stains on suede clothing. Because of the nap on suede is requires special cleaning methods.

 

Pair of men's suede boots in hall

Cleaning Grease Stains on SuedeThis is a page about cleaning grease stains on suede. To remove grease stains on suede you will first want to use a product to absorb the oil from the suede.

 

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Sticker Residue on Suede?I put a sticky name tag on my new suede jacket and now the glue won't come off. Any ideas on how to take the glue off of my jacket?

 

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Removing Body Odor from Leather?This is a page about removing body odor from leather. Unfortunately leather furniture and car seats can pick up body odors.

 

Cleaning Leather Ottoman with light soap and water

Removing Krazy Glue from LeatherCyanoacrylate adhesives such as Krazy Glue and Super glue are strong fast acting glues that are widely used. When they accidentally spill on surfaces other then those being glued, removing it must be done carefully. This is a page about removing Krazy glue from leather.

 

A woman with chewing gum.

Removing Gum from Leather FurnitureThis is a page about removing gum from leather furniture. Chewing gum seems to find a variety of places to get stuck, in addition to the bottom of your shoe.

 

The interior of a car with brown leather seats.

Removing Ink on Leather Car UpholsteryThis is a page about removing ink on leather car upholstery. Ink can be a tricky stain to remove from leather without doing damage to the finish.

 

Woman hands using a upholstery attachment to wash a purple suede couch

Cleaning Pen Ink on a Suede CouchThis is a page about cleaning pen ink on a suede couch. Care must be taken when cleaning suede.

 

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Removing Blood Stains from Leather Furniture?This is a page about removing blood stains from leather furniture. Care must be taken when removing any type of stain from leather furniture, to protect the finish and color.

 

Womans hands holding stray bottle and sponge hovering over brown background with a urine spot on it.

Cleaning Urine on a Suede CouchThis is a page about cleaning urine on a suede couch. Urine can leave a stain as well as an odor on a suede couch.

 

Blue Suede Couch in Carpeted  Living Room

Cleaning SuedeThis is a page about cleaning suede. Suede looks great and feels so soft, until it gets something spilled on it. Cleaning suede, without damaging it, can be a real challenge.

 

A woman wearing jeans carrying a leather purse.

Removing Dye Transfer From Jeans to a Leather PurseIt may be surprising and frustrating to learn that the dye used on jeans can rub off onto your leather purse. This is a page about removing dye transfer from jeans to a leather purse.

 

Black women's heeled suede booties

Cleaning Suede Boots With Hydrogen PeroxideThis is a page about cleaning suede boots with hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide can be used as an inexpensive suede cleaner.

 

leather car seat

Removing Rust Stains from Leather?This is a page about removing rust stains from leather. Rust stains on leather furniture, car seats, and other items can be difficult to remove without damaging the finish and color of the leather.

 

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Removing Sticky Residue from Name...This is a page about removing sticky residue from name tag on leather jacket. Name tags, often worn for business functions can leave sticky residue on leather jackets.

 

Tall women's black suede boot

Cleaning Dust from Suede Shoes?This is a page about cleaning dust from suede shoes. The nap on suede shoes can make them a bit harder to clean then smooth leather.

 

Opened tube of Red Lipstick on black leather surface

Removing Lipstick Stains on Leather?This is a page about removing lipstick stains on leather. Using the correct method and cleaners makes removing lipstick from leather an easier job than expected.

 

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Cleaning a Leather Purse

Cleaning a Leather PurseThis page is about cleaning a leather purse. Using the proper cleaning method can leave your leather bag looking nearly new.

 

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Removing Candle Wax on Leather FurnitureLearn how to remove melted candle wax from your leather furniture without damaging the leather. This is a page about removing candle wax on leather furniture.

 

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Cleaning Body Oil Stains on Leather Jacket?This is a page about cleaning body oil stains on leather jacket. The natural oils from our skin can leave stains on a leather jacket, particularly on the collar.

 

white leather purse

Removing Dye Stains on a Leather PurseDye from clothing can sometimes transfer to your leather purse. Removing these stains can be tricky. This is a page about removing dye stains on a leather purse.

 

Single black women's suede boot

Cleaning Rain Stains on Suede Shoes?This is a page about cleaning rain stains on suede shoes. Because suede is very absorbent shoes made of suede can become spotted if you get caught in the rain. By following a few simple steps you can remove the water spots from your shoes.

 

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Removing Ink Stains on a White Leather JacketYou can use the same methods for cleaning ink off of a white leather jacket as you would use on other leather clothing or furniture. This is a page about removing ink stains on a white leather jacket.

 

Permanent Marker

Removing Permanent Ink (Sharpie) from Leather?Removing permanent ink from leather may be difficult, but it is not necessarily impossible. This is a page about removing permanent ink (Sharpie) from leather.

 

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Removing Milk Stains From Leather?This is a page about removing milk stains from leather. Milkfat is the main culprit in the stains left by accidental spills.

 

Leather Purse

Cleaning Oil Stains on a Leather Purse?This is a page about cleaning oil stains on a leather purse. Oily food stains and other oil based stains may be difficult to remove from a leather purse.

 

Woman cleaning suede wedge booties

Cleaning a Vomit Stain from SuedeThis is a page about cleaning a vomit stain from suede. No matter what the stain, care needs to be used when cleaning suede to protect the nap and the dye.

 

Cleaning a Leather Couch

Vomit on a Leather Couch?This page is about vomit on a leather couch. Leather couches have their own challenges for cleaning, but vomit, with it's high acid content and lingering smell poses it's own unique problem.

 

Cleaning a leather sofa with a cloth.

Removing Paint From LeatherRemoving paint from leather surfaces may require some careful testing of useful products and methods. Knowing the type of paint is a good place to start.

 

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Removing Body Oil Stains from a Leather Sofa?I have a lovely leather sofa that has a dark head grease stain. I have so far used a full bottle of degreaser plus baking soda without success. I have not tried white vinegar as yet, but do not want to damage the leather. Could anyone recommend anything else that I could try?

 

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Cleaning White Leather Furniture?What would be the safest and most effective product I could use to clean a white leather couch and matching chair?

 

Nail Polish Remover Stained Leather Pants - stain on leather pants

Nail Polish Remover Stained Leather Pants?I got pink marker on my grey leather pants. I looked up how to remove it. I used nail polish remover. The ink is gone, however, I now have a stain from the remover on my pants. It actually looks worse than the ink spot did!

 

Close up of a leather jacket.

Cleaning Hairspray Stain on a Leather Jacket?Hairspray can leave a shiny residue on leather. This page contains some suggestions and a cleaning recipe for removing the stain. This is a page about cleaning a hairspray stain on a leather jacket.

 

Mildew on Leather Purse

Removing Mildew from LeatherLeather clothing, shoes, handbags, etc. can develop mildew while being stored. One method that can be successful is wiping down the item with white vinegar. No matter what you use, be sure to check colorfastness before cleaning the entire surface. This is a page about removing mildew from leather.

 

Washing Leather Chair

Removing Oil Stains on LeatherLeather can be quite resilient, but oil can be a difficult stain to remove. Removing oil stains on leather is not always possible and may require re-dyeing, but sometimes the stains can be removed.

 

Blue Suede Boots

Cleaning Grease Stains on Suede BootsSuede is notoriously easy to stain and scuff. Cleaning grease stains on suede boots is not easy, but it can be done.

 

A dog laying on a leather couch.

How to Clean a Dog Urine Stain on a Leather CouchSome consumers have had success removing pet urine stains on leather furniture with shoe polish or hair gel. Depending on the value of your couch you may want to consult a professional, at least for advice. This is a page about how to clean a dog urine stain on a leather couch.

 

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Removing an Iodine Stain from Leather?If you have gotten iodine on leather that may be a difficult stain to remove. This is a page about removing iodine stain from leather.

 

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How to Clean Paint Stains on a Leather JacketRemoving paint stains on a leather jacket needs to be done properly so as not to damage the leather and its finish. This is a page about how to clean paint stains on a leather jacket.

 

Melted votive candles surrounded by wax.

Cleaning Candle Wax on Suede?Candle wax is a challenging cleaning job, especially when you are also working with a surface such as suede. This is a page about cleaning candle wax on suede.

 

A piece of toast with melted butter.

Removing a Butter Stain on SuedeBecause of its nap, suede requires some special care when trying to remove stains. This is a page about removing a butter stain on suede.

 

Cleaning Paint Off Leather Furniture

Cleaning Paint Off Leather FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning paint off leather furniture. Sometimes a little ingenuity and elbow grease can renew leather covered furniture.

 

A pair of suede boots next to a pair of folded jeans

Stains From Jeans on Suede ShoesThis is a page about stains from jeans on suede shoes. Unfortunately it is not uncommon for the blue dye on jeans to transfer to shoes, purses, and other clothing items.

 

Pair of blue suede shoes on white background

Cleaning Suede ShoesThis is a page about cleaning suede shoes. Just like smooth leather shoes you will need to routinely clean your suede shoes.

 

Purple suede purse

Cleaning a Suede PurseThis is a page about cleaning a suede purse. Suede is a very attractive leather product, but it can be difficult to clean, in part because of it is highly absorbent.

 

Fancy brown suede purse with rosette design

Cleaning Lipstick on a Suede Purse?This is a page about cleaning lipstick on a suede purse. Lipstick has a waxy oily base so you will want to clean it from suede using methods designed to remove stains of this type.

 

Patent Leather Shoes

Cleaning Patent LeatherThis is a page about cleaning patent leather. You can easily keep your shiny patent leather shoes, purses, and other items looking great.

 

Three tan leather golf club covers against white background.  Covers are labelled 3, 4, and 5.

Removing Permanent Marker (Sharpie)...This is a page about removing permanent marker (Sharpie) from a leather golf club cover. Finding a permanent marker stain on your leather golf headcover can be frustrating. Removing it without damaging the leather is the goal.

 

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Cleaning a Leather Jacket?I have recently bought a leather jacket from a thrift shop. It is in pretty good condition, but is really dirty. How do I clean and disinfect it so that I can use it on a regular basis?

 

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Cleaning Stains on a Leather JacketThis is a page about cleaning stains on a leather jacket. While rugged and durable, leather clothing such as a jacket can still be stained by various substances.

 

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Removing Green Nail Polish from Leather Boots?I have tried nail polish remover, but only a little bit came off. The big stains won't come out. They are nice boots and still new, I don't want to give up and just give rid of them. I need help to save my boots.

 

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Hair Dye Stains on a Leather?This is a page about hair dye stains on a leather. Removing hair dye stains from leather can be very difficult.

 

Boots with a shearling cuff.

Cleaning and Removing Stains from Shearling?This is a page about cleaning and removing stains from shearling. Shearling like other forms of leather needs to be cleaned using the proper methods and products.

 

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Using Mink Oil On LeatherI have found that mink oil has a water proofing benefit. I have western style boots and gun belts and have been first using saddle soap for cleaning. Then I heat the leather and apply mink oil. Reheat leather until the mink oil has soaked.

 

Leather Car Seats

Cleaning Leather Car SeatsThis is a page about cleaning leather car seats. Daily usage increases the possibilities of your car seats being subjected to spills, a variety of stains, and and other dirt and smudges.

 

Nail Polish and Suede Boots

Removing Nail Polish on Suede?This page is about removing nail polish on suede. When nail enamel accidentally gets on suede leather shoes, coat or purse, it can be a challenge to completely remove.

 

Girl wearing a leather jacket.

Caring for a Leather JacketThis is a page about caring for a leather jacket. A good quality leather jacket is an expensive clothing item. With proper care, it can look good for years.

 

New Leather Jacket

Removing Smells From New Leather Clothing?This is a page about removing smells from new leather clothing. Newly tanned and treated leather can have an unpleasant odor.

 

hand lotion

Cleaning Lotion Stains on Leather Couch?This is a page about cleaning stains on leather couch. Moisturizers and other lotions may be good for your skin, but they can leave stains on your leather furniture.

 

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Removing Odors from a Leather Jacket?This page is about removing ordors from a leather jacket. Removing smells can be difficult, especially from this material.

 

Patent Leather Shoes

Cleaning Patent Leather ShoesThis page is about cleaning patent leather shoes. A fine grained leather that has an attractive glossy finish.

 

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Removing Gum from Leather?How do I clean gum from leather?

 

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Airing Out a Leather Jacket After Dry Cleaning?How would you air out a leather jacket after it has been dry cleaned?

 

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Milk Stains on Leather Purse?How do I get milk stains off a leather pocketbook?

 

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Removing Spilled Chemicals on Leather Work Boots?There is a chemical spill on my son's leather work boots? Some of it is a product called Value CA, but there are others also. He works at the ship docks. How do you get rid of that or can you?

 

Men's leather winter boots.

Removing Smoke Odor from Leather Boots?This is a page about removing smoke odors from leather boots. Removing smoke odor from leather boots can be difficult. You can't just run them through the washing machine.

 

End of a leather sofa with a lapton on seat.

Cleaning a Leather SofaThis is a page about cleaning a leather sofa. Leather furniture can lend an elegant touch to your home decor. It is, however, an expensive investment. Keeping your leather sofa clean can be a challenge. Improperly cleaning leather can result in noticeable damage.

 

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Cleaning Ballpoint Pen from Leather?How can I clean ballpoint ink from light, soft leather with household products?

 

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Name Tag on Suede?What is best method to remove a sticky name tag from a suede jacket?

 

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Removing Permanent Marker From Leather?How do I get marker out of leather?

 

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Cleaning a Piel Bucket Bag?How do I clean my Piel naked leather bucket bag? Margaret's said they would charge me between $112-132.

 

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Removing Paint from Leather?How do I remove paint from leather?

 

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Cleaning and Conditioning a Vintage Leather Jacket?My husband has a Second World War lambskin flying jacket and would like to know how to bring back the shine to it and protect it from the weather?

 

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Why are the Buckles and Handles on Coach Purse Turning Red?My Coach leather purse is turning red on the handles and buckles. How do I clean this and why is this happening? Is it real?

 

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Removing Hair Spray from a Leather Chair?How do you clean dried hair spray off of a leather chair?

 

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Removing Waterproofing from Leather Coat?I'm totally allergic to the waterproofing compound used on my leather coat, and I need it completely removed. I want to wear it, I just don't want my skin and respiratory system to burn. Any tips?

 

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Skin Oil on Leather Furniture?What can I use to clean greasy head marks from my leather furniture? Is it OK to use olive oil to condition it?

 

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Grease Stain on a Leather Purse?How can I get pizza grease off of a soft, olive, leather pocket book? Thanks for any help.

 

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Removing Ink Jet Printer Ink from a Leather Football?How do I get an imprint from a Laser Ink Jet copy off of my autographed leather football? It is on white leather. The printed copy was laying against the football in a bag for about 3 months.

 

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Gum on Suede?I have a suede jacket that I put in the dryer to freshen it up before wearing it. I failed to check the pockets after it had been in the closet all year. To my surprise I had gum all over the inside of my dryer and have spots of gum all over my suede jacket.

 

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Removing Musty Odor from a Leather Settee?I got a leather three piece suite and it smells of damp. How can I get the smell off the settee without ruining it?

 

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Cleaning a Cat Vomit Stain Off a Leather Couch?My cat vomited on my cream leather couch. I cleaned it as soon as I saw it and used a leather cleaner. I have a yellow stain left in that spot. I did try baking soda and also white wine vinegar and water. Nothing has worked. Any ideas?

 

Stain on Leather Car Seat from Belt - closeup of the stain

Stain on Leather Car Seat from Belt?The dye on my leather belt has rubbed off onto my tan leather seat in my truck. How do I remove this stain? I've tried leather boot cleaner, Lexol saddle cleaner, toothpaste and a toothbrush which left dried residue in the perforations, hydrogen peroxide, lacquer thinner, WD40....

 

Cleaning Discoloration and Stains on a Leather Bag - light cream/tan bag with stains and noticeable color differences

Cleaning Discoloration and Stains on a Leather Bag?I recently bought a used beige Marc Jacobs leather bag and it was in worse shape than I thought. Large parts of the bag are discolored and it has stains. You can clearly see the difference in color. I'm not sure how to restore this bag

 

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Removing Vomit Odor from a Leather Couch?How can you remove vomit odor from a leather couch?

 

Repairing Bleach Marks on Leather Car Seats - stains

Repairing Bleach Marks on Leather Car Seats?I spilled bleach inside of my car. It is black leather. Can it be repaired?

 

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