md5sum for files with bad characters

find ./ -type f | sed "s:[\ \',\"]:\\\&:g" | xargs md5sum
Recursively list all files in the current directory & get their md5sum, even if the filename has bad characters.
Sample Output
157c3ea9f83eec0e581925c721d6c3e8  ./file1 with bad chars & stuff.txt
1513ce87dbacdb6bde706d93e81202c0  ./file3 and  still more -bad characters*^%$.txt
59d0d19fc45ca69230d858f60a5557f8  ./file2 with more "bad characters" (and 'stuff').txt

2013-07-17 18:54:14

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