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The Week Junior Show

The Week Junior Show takes you behind the scenes of the award-winning magazine for 8 to 14-year-olds. Each week, Bex from Fun Kids is joined by members of The Week Junior team to discuss their favourite stories, debate the week’s hot topic and discover whether the ‘Real or Rubbish?’ report is fake news or the real deal.

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Snoopy in space and mysterious gnomes!
This week we hear about why Shaun The Sheep and Snoopy are heading to space plus real or rubbish covers a mystery involving the arrival of a mysterious group of gnomes to a former gnome inspector's house! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21:44 11/24/2022
The World Cup and Speedy Shoes!
The Week Junior show discuss the controversies surrounding the World Cup in Qatar and our real or rubbish is all about special shoes that could make you walk faster!  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25:42 11/18/2022
COP27 and Panto Season!
This week on The Week Junior Show, we hear about this weeks cover story featuring COP27, we hear about a particularly generous pantomime, and also hear about making the perfect dog poop!   Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22:56 11/11/2022
The Week Junior Show meets Adam B
ADVERTISEMENT • In this special episode TV presenter Adam B talks to Bex and Eve about his brilliant new book, Adam Wins The Internet. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated children's news show created by the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Writers and editors from The Week Junior discuss stories from the latest issue with a new episode released every Friday.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12:31 11/08/2022
Trainers for Horses and Throwing Soup at Paintings
This week on the Week Junior Show, Sarah and Eve debate the effectiveness of throwing soup at paintings as a form of protest and also our real or rubbish question asks whether horses in America are getting fashionable footwear...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18:42 11/03/2022
The astonishing journey of a twelve year old in Ukraine
This week on The Week Junior Show we hear the story of Yeva, the twelve year-old girl who fled from Ukraine with her grandma and her diary. We also discuss whether humans can hibernate and have a debate on following your dreams Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24:44 10/28/2022
Dance for Energy and a Bird of the Year controversy!
The Week Junior Show this week tell you how you can dance for energy and police in Wales are getting a unique mode of transport...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17:35 10/21/2022
The Protests in Iran & Living off Grid
Vanessa explains what caused young Iranian girls to protest against the government and how the protest is growing to other countries. Vanessa and Sarah also debate about the benefits of "living off grid" Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18:28 10/14/2022
Emojis in Glasses and The London Marathon
This week we hear from Nottingham school pupil Lowri Moore who tells us about ehr new campaign to get more emojis in glasses. We also hear about some the triumphs of the London Marathon!  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23:43 10/07/2022
The Mini-Budget and Tips to avoid embarrassment
The Week Junior show this week covers the chancellor's mini-budget and the affect that has had on the economy over the last few days. We also look at some hot tips to stop you from getting hot under the collar with embarrassment.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19:51 09/30/2022
Queen Elizabeth II's funeral
The Week Junior pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II after her funeral and reveal how they chose this weeks cover photo. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19:40 09/23/2022
Remembering Queen Elizabeth II
The Week Junior pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who sadly passed away last Thursday. We hear some listener tributes to The Queen and explain how the story has unfolded over the last week.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25:19 09/16/2022
A New Prime Minister and The Secrets of Downing Street
Many of you will be getting copies of your magazines today and we know that many of you make The Week Junior and The Week Junior Show part of your weekly routines. Here’s the episode of the podcast we recorded on Thursday morning before we learned of the sad news. Next week in both the magazine and the podcast, we’ll be paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and we’d love to include your thoughts. Head to FunKidsLive.com to record a message. The UK has a brand new Prime Minister! We find out about Liz Truss and find out some secrets of 10 Downing Street! We also discover which lucky bug has been crowned as Britain's favourite! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23:51 09/09/2022
Youngest flyer and back to school
In this episode, we’ll be finding out about the amazing Mack Rutherford - the teenager who just landed after flying alone around the world, we’ll discover an animal with an unusual talent, we’ll uncover the secrets behind some shiny shoes and reveal why our pet dogs might be crying... Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20:34 09/02/2022
School Uniforms and The Best Joke
On The Week Junior Show Vanessa and Sarah discuss School Uniforms, The Best Joke award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and debate whether doing nothing can actually be good for you! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20:01 08/26/2022
The Poo Patrol and a Mysterious Universe
On this weeks episode of The Week Junior Show, we find out about what drought means for the UK, find out about a very special poo patrol and also debate whether strikes are good or bad.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22:31 08/19/2022
Can you make crisps out of jellyfish?
Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22:50 08/12/2022
Victory for the Lionesses and should cars be banned in cities?
Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24:33 08/05/2022
Wasps and the Commonwealth Games
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about some good news for the world’s biggest cats, how your favourite Disney characters can help you to get active, and the sports event showcasing all the best that Birmingham has to offer. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether wasps are treated unfairly. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16:50 07/29/2022
Heatwaves and smartphone addiction
We chat about scorching summer temperatures and whether we might be using our smartphones too much...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19:28 07/22/2022
The next Prime Minister and UK heatwaves
Anna, Vanessa and Bushra talk about the contest to lead the Conservatives, the heatwave sweeping the UK and how reading builds empathy. We also debate whether emojis are a good way to communicate and test Bex's critical thinking skills by challenging her to work out if a hairy tale is real or rubbish! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23:26 07/15/2022
Plastic problems and toy libraries
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a big country tackling its plastic problem, a poet who has been awarded the highest position in children’s literature and a Scottish library filled not with books but with toys.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21:45 07/08/2022
Women's EUROs and cartoon clothes
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a historic statue, the return of the world’s greatest festival and a major football tournament kicking off in England. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether Minnie Mouse should swap her famous red dress for a trouser suit. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20:46 07/01/2022
CBBC on live TV and flights to Rwanda
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about the arguments surrounding some flights to Rwanda, an innovative plan to cool down the Spanish capital and what goes on at the world’s most famous tennis tournament. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether CBBC should be moved from live TV. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25:20 06/24/2022
Refugees and rewilding
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about an exciting shipwreck discovery, a special protest in Sweden and a change to plans for rewilding in the UK. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether rich countries should do more to help refugees. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26:15 06/17/2022
Vote of No Confidence and reading for fun
On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a special vote about the Prime Minister, the winner of the UK City of Culture award and what charity Save the Children has said about the generosity of young people. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether people should read for fun every day. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21:09 06/10/2022
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Downing Street Parties and World Environment Day
In this week's The Week Junior Show... We're finding out about the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. A final report into the Downing Street Parties. And World Environment Day. Plus, we'll have a debate about whether E-scooters should remain banned. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17:56 06/03/2022
Farting footballers and finishing food
Should you finish all of your food? That's what Bex, Ben, James and Eve are chatting about in this week's Big Debate. We also find out what's inside the pages of this week's issue of The Week Junior magazine.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23:33 05/27/2022
Eurovision and bee-friendly bus stops
Bee-friendly bus stops, new rules for healthy eating, and the results of this year's Eurovision Song Contest are all featured in this episode of The Week Junior Show, packed with everything you need to know.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20:19 05/20/2022
The Big Plastic Count and orange juice cereal
James, Ben, Vanessa and Bex talk through the latest issue of The Week Junior including news of a new Doctor Who, a Greenpeace campaign to count plastic waste, and Tropicana making special cereal.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29:10 05/13/2022