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import sys

class DynamicScope(object):
    def _getLocals(self, name):
        f = sys._getframe().f_back.f_back # _getLocals <- __[gs]etattr__ <- ...
        while f:
            if name in f.f_locals:
                return f.f_locals
            f = f.f_back
        raise NameError, name
    
    def __getattr__(self, name):
        try:
            return self._getLocals(name)[name]
        except (NameError, KeyError):
            return None
            
    def __setattr__(self, name, value):
        self._getLocals(name)[name] = value

__builtins__['dynamic'] = DynamicScope()

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