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A brain wallet refers to the concept of storing Bitcoins in one's own mind by memorizing a mnemonic recovery phrase. If the mnemonic is not recorded anywhere, the Bitcoins can be thought of as being held only in the mind of the owner. If a brain wallet is forgotten or the person dies or is permanently incapacitated, the Bitcoins are lost forever.

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