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From the downtown Atlanta hotel...last photos, I promise! :-) Thanks Renee for your help on this one!

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Ken Smith
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2/21/2009 11:20:09 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Such an amazing hotel! Beautiful captures, colors, POV, shapes and designs.


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2/21/2009 11:39:10 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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You nailed it Ken!!!! Awesome pov, comp and colour!!! Bet it won't be your last from here though - lol!!


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2/21/2009 12:14:16 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding design, details and golden tones. Super beautiful work Ken!


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2/21/2009 12:39:45 PM

 
John Connolly
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What a team mate you picked there Ken! Two brilliant images, Hard to pick the best one, but my preferance is the first one!


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2/21/2009 2:16:27 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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And of course, to be different, I way prefer the second one. I agree with Renee, it won't be the last one.


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2/21/2009 2:26:44 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Excellent pov and composition, Ken. This is just gorgeous!!!


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2/21/2009 2:41:58 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Two amazing Points of View. Both outstanding, as always!


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2/21/2009 2:42:03 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I can't believe there could be anymore versions of this place! :) Love it but the 2nd is more different from all the others...just wish I had been there to make pictures of the positions all y'all had to get in to make these! lol

jo ann c.


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2/21/2009 3:00:08 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Outstanding captures!
~Lisa


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2/21/2009 3:02:10 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Outstanding work on both, Ken
The colors, details and perspective are amazing


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2/21/2009 4:38:11 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I bet it won't be the last either! I love this.....we should see this again!
Perfect!!!


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2/21/2009 5:23:05 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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What a great abstract this makes Ken. Nice work.


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2/21/2009 5:41:56 PM

 
Gord MacEachern
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We will definately see this again Ken.
Gord


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2/21/2009 7:47:40 PM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Gorgeous hotel, and you captured it beautifully!


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2/21/2009 7:49:22 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Love that saturated gold color and the lines are amazing. Great shot Ken.


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2/21/2009 9:20:55 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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What a great hotel and capture Ken!!


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2/22/2009 5:00:30 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wow Ken, absolutely stunning image, love the lines and colours.


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2/22/2009 5:02:01 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Gorgeous Ken! Love the golds and the lines!!!


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2/22/2009 6:39:29 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I want to add this is not saturated gold colors....at night this is the lights and the blue at the top is twilight. Such a beautiful place!


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2/22/2009 7:22:11 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Yep, it sure looks like a cool place! Great shot!


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2/22/2009 7:41:07 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wow, wonderful lines and color.


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2/22/2009 8:13:35 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Wonderful POV and color.
For some reason your image reminds me of the movie Constantine.


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2/22/2009 9:59:44 AM

 
A P
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I love BOTH these images Ken. I haven't seen a capture of this hotel I haven't liked yet. Amazing place for amazing captures.


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2/22/2009 10:13:41 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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From the hotel that keeps on giving...this is another wonderful beauty!


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2/22/2009 11:59:08 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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I agree with Gail...
and with everyone else!!!
Awesome shot Ken!!!!!
Will not be the last time to see this!!
I also think the 2nd one is fantastic!!! Such a different view than any others we've seen.....I'm sure it will be a winner too!!!
Great work!!!!!!!

~J~


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2/22/2009 12:33:38 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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gail said what I was fixin' to say


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2/22/2009 1:47:52 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Very cool Ken! Love this hotel, and your cool abstracts from it.


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2/22/2009 2:31:53 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Hi Ken! Stopping in for a quick hello between trips! Awesome images, both of them. Amazing to have lived in this town for over 30 years and not been to this beauty! Your images do it more than justice!


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2/22/2009 3:10:06 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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PHENOMENAL work again Ken!!! A WINNER in my books & hope to see this again!!! A fave for me too!!!


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2/22/2009 4:27:28 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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AMAZING, Ken!!!!!! I think I need to get to Atlanta!!! :-) k


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2/22/2009 8:20:28 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Amazing capture Ken! Great POV


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2/23/2009 1:44:48 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous.. well seen and captured!


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2/24/2009 9:26:19 AM

 
Christie R. Bielss
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Amazing!! The color and lines in this are outstanding!


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2/28/2009 6:03:30 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Another stunner, another winner, Ken. Good luck.

Usman.


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3/2/2009 3:59:49 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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A magnificent capture Ken!


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3/2/2009 9:44:34 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations, Ken...this is just outstanding!
Patti


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7/21/2009 4:41:41 PM

 
A P
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congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

Way to Go, Ken Best of luck with your awesome finalist in the next round. Will it be your version or Linda version??


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7/21/2009 4:52:46 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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An amazing view! Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Ken!!!


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7/21/2009 5:26:21 PM

 
Christie R. Bielss
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Fantastic! Congratulations Ken!!


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7/21/2009 5:41:41 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist!


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7/21/2009 6:31:14 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Ken! You're not fooling me - we'll see more from this shoot - and I'm looking forward to them!


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7/21/2009 6:32:37 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Outstanding finalist Ken!!!
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~


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7/21/2009 6:43:50 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go Ken on this wonderful finalist!


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7/21/2009 6:55:32 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Ken!


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7/21/2009 6:57:01 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Finalist photo, Ken!


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7/21/2009 7:42:45 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations, Ken!!!


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7/21/2009 7:48:11 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Talk about perfect symmetry!! This has GOLD all over it!! CONGRATULATIONS on another BRILLIANT finalist, Ken! Deb


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7/21/2009 8:39:42 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Ken!


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7/21/2009 9:57:17 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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I knew this wouldn't be the last of them Mr Smith :-)
WTG!!! Big congrats!!


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7/22/2009 12:55:39 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Ken on your Super-Cool Finalist!! Jeff


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7/22/2009 3:38:20 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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WTG, Ken. CONGRATULATIONS on yet another beautiful Finalist.

UB.


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7/22/2009 8:19:30 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Awesome, Ken! Big congrats on your finalist!


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7/22/2009 9:19:33 AM

 
Karen Celella
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You are a staple in the winners circle and this is another well deserved finalist. Congratulations again and again Ken. Best of luck in the next round.


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7/22/2009 10:18:58 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Awesome finalist....congrats!!!!!!!!!


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7/22/2009 10:42:15 AM

 
A P
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I TOLD YOU I TOLD YOU CONGRATULATIONS KEN ON AN OUTSTANDING WINNER


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7/22/2009 11:16:39 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Most excellent Ken!!!! Way to go on two golds!


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7/22/2009 11:33:46 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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WTG, Ken!!!
Such amazing images!
Congrats on your WINNER!!!
~♥~Lisa


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7/22/2009 11:35:43 AM

 
Smita Pawar
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Awesome, congrats on this win.


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7/22/2009 12:16:09 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your gold, Ken.


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7/22/2009 1:00:57 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Yeah!! Big congrats on your Gold for this beauty Ken!!!


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7/22/2009 1:07:12 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations to you, Ken, for the gold in the image and in the button. :)


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7/22/2009 1:10:09 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Congrats on the gold, Ken!


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7/22/2009 1:16:37 PM

 
Karen Celella
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I had no doubt that we would see this again in the winners circle. Huge congratulations once again on taking the gold Ken.


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7/22/2009 2:16:58 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your GOLD for this golden beauty!!!


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7/22/2009 4:45:49 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations Ken on your win!! Gold medal and this image go together well!!


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7/22/2009 4:49:25 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!!


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7/22/2009 6:33:47 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Now...can I call it or what!! HUGE CONGRATS, Ken, on another STUNNING GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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7/22/2009 7:19:19 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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WTG again Ken. CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning GOLD Winner!

UB.


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7/23/2009 1:48:33 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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You make me want to go there; this is exquisite! Congratulations on your GOLDEN win!


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7/23/2009 2:32:24 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Beautiful winner!!! CONGRATULATIONS!


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7/23/2009 2:43:43 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Ken on your fantastic win!


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7/23/2009 4:15:17 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your awesome win Ken!


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7/23/2009 6:19:08 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wonderful, well deserved win Ken, that place sure has been a winner!

Enter that 2nd one two, bet it will winn!

jo ann c.


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7/23/2009 8:46:20 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Wonderful winning image, Ken!!! WTG!!! :-) k


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7/23/2009 9:15:33 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on this great winner! You guys got a lot of mileage out of this hotel.


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7/23/2009 12:19:59 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Might be one of the last photos ever taken of this hotel due to restrictions! Congratulations!


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7/23/2009 4:22:07 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations again on another win, Ken! WTG!


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7/24/2009 9:42:19 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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WOW!! Congrats again!!!! Fantastic!


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7/25/2009 6:40:59 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Ken on your Excellent 2nd Place Win!! Jeff


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7/25/2009 4:15:56 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congrats on your win, Ken! Awesome!


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7/27/2009 3:46:46 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER,Ken!!! AMAZING !!!


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7/28/2009 5:34:29 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Remarkable work Ken, congratulations on your WIN!!!


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8/3/2009 11:34:35 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Ken on your Win (2) !!!


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