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It took some perseverance for us to stick with him but finally this magnificent fella showed off his brilliant plumage and courting dance. Well worth the wait!
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Ken Smith
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    This is one photo op I'd love to have...you nailed this one, Courtenay. And I like the full frame coverage!


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4/30/2010 4:01:42 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Lost in cyberspace!

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Outstanding image, colour and presentation, Courtenay! Dominick

4/30/2010 4:01:13 AM


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4/30/2010 4:04:09 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful close up of this handsome fella!


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4/30/2010 4:06:01 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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Patience certainly payed off Outstanding Capture


Happy Shooting
Jack


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4/30/2010 4:17:47 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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We did almost leave....so glad we didn't! This is outstanding!! The colors are awesome!!!


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4/30/2010 4:33:17 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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I've never seen one with his tail open..ever..I admire your persistance!


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4/30/2010 4:45:40 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Beautiful...patience paid off...in spades! Gorgeous full frame of a spectacular display!


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4/30/2010 4:45:51 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning capture and colors, Courtenay.


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4/30/2010 4:54:42 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Gorgeous catpure Courtenay. I guess I have never had this kind of patience because this is something I have never seen yet. Beautiful shot.


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4/30/2010 5:06:52 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Beatifully captured, Courtenay! Love peacocks!


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4/30/2010 5:11:43 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Isn't this so perfect!!!


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4/30/2010 5:22:42 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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The colors, clarity, and composition are fantastic, Courtenay!! What a beauty!!


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4/30/2010 5:24:50 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Courtenay,WOW!!That is beautiful.Wonderful color and great detail.They sure can be noisy birds at times!!!!!


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4/30/2010 5:29:04 AM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Fantastic details, colors and clarity, Courtenay!


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4/30/2010 5:58:02 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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WOW! Beautiful Courtenay good work.


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4/30/2010 6:22:47 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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He's a beauty BDD!!!
You've captured him perfectly!!!
Awesome color and details!!!
beautiful shot!!

~J~


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4/30/2010 6:36:17 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Outstanding full frame capture taken with fine detail and vivid color, Courtenay!!


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4/30/2010 7:37:34 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Holy Cow, Courtenay! This is totally AWESOME!! Superb clarity, details, colors and comp. Looks like a winner to me!! JSB


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4/30/2010 9:00:44 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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This is superb, Courtenay. Outstanding details and close-up.


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4/30/2010 9:21:58 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Perseverence always pays,Courtenay! Amazing beyond words! WTG!


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4/30/2010 9:38:22 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Now there is someone shaking their tailfeathers....lol Kewl capture Courtenay


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4/30/2010 11:29:19 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Wow, this is excellent! Details and colors are outstanding!


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4/30/2010 11:34:02 AM

 
Kerry Hill
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Awesome full frame capture Courtenay, fantastic job!


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4/30/2010 1:27:58 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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He was probably waiting for you to buy him dinner ;0)

Excellent Court!!


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4/30/2010 5:46:03 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Gorgeous capture, Courtenay! The colors are incredible! :-) k


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4/30/2010 6:53:34 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Fantastic capture with wonderful vibrant colors and an outstanding composition my friend!! Glad you and Linda stuck around.


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4/30/2010 11:18:16 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Fantastic capture Court!


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5/1/2010 7:04:27 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fabulous capture, gorgeous color and detail, Courtenay!


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5/1/2010 7:57:06 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhh my goodness Courtenay! What a beauty...

jo ann c.


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5/2/2010 1:05:42 PM

 
John Connolly
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A delightful capture of this handsome chap, Courtenay! It really was worth the wait!


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5/2/2010 1:44:14 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful peacock, great color & detail, Courtenay.


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5/2/2010 6:37:35 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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These birds are just glorious!!!!!!! Beautiful capture!!!


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5/5/2010 9:03:24 AM

 
Jimmy Day
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Breathtaking! Great photograph!


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5/18/2010 1:41:33 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist best of luck in the next round!!!


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5/24/2010 1:03:10 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Courtenay!


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5/24/2010 1:33:11 PM

 
Jack Ryan
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Congratulations...a very deserving finalist.


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5/24/2010 1:47:12 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Way To Go BDB!!!!!
Awesome capture!!!
Congrats on this fabulous Finalist!!!

~J~


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5/24/2010 2:09:03 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big congratulations,Courtenay!!!


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5/24/2010 2:32:14 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Warm congratulations on your Finalist, Courtenay, it's a terrific one!


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5/24/2010 2:33:30 PM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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A special congratulations for this wonderful and beautiful image!!!


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5/24/2010 2:56:48 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Courtenay.


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5/24/2010 3:33:25 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)


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5/24/2010 3:34:42 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your fabulous Finalist, Courtenay!!!


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5/24/2010 3:40:18 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!!!


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5/24/2010 3:46:41 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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I'm not surprised to see this as a finalist!


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5/24/2010 3:56:29 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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WTG Courtenay! Congratulations on your finalist!


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5/24/2010 4:13:10 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Wow, Courtenay!!!
A stunning finalist!
~♥~lisa


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5/24/2010 4:18:49 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Congratulations on all your silver for April Courtenay WTG


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5/24/2010 4:32:08 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on all your awesome finalists, Courtenay! :-) k


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5/24/2010 5:02:36 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Beautiful Courtenay! Congrats on your finalist!


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5/24/2010 5:17:55 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Wonderful colors and detail, Courtenay. Congratulations on your finalist!


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5/24/2010 5:26:27 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Magnificent capture - magnificent Finalist! Congratulations, Courtenay and all the best in the upcoming round! ~Val


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5/24/2010 5:49:47 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Stunning clarity Courtenay. Big congrats on your finalist.
JP


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5/24/2010 6:32:25 PM

 
Sharon 
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Courtenay, HUGE congratulations on your finalist and all the best in the next round!!!


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5/24/2010 6:39:09 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Courtenay.


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5/24/2010 6:47:29 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congrats on another gorgeous finalist Court!


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5/24/2010 8:30:49 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Big congratulations on this stunning finalist!!! Simply beautiful!!


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5/24/2010 8:47:23 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Courtenay... I know exactly what you mean about patience to get a full tail.


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5/24/2010 9:58:48 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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And a true beauty he is!! Congratulations Courtenay!


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5/24/2010 10:04:59 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful finalist!


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5/24/2010 10:46:13 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge comngratulations on another stunning finlist Courtenay!!


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5/24/2010 11:05:20 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Courtenay!

Patti


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5/24/2010 11:23:01 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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Congrats on your finalist...Very well done


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5/25/2010 3:38:36 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Courtenay!


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5/25/2010 4:25:52 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent job, Courtenay...you had a super month. Congrats!


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5/25/2010 4:46:00 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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Congratulations for your stunning finalist!


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5/25/2010 4:56:51 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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He is a beauty....Congratulations!


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5/25/2010 5:35:00 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Courtenay!

jo ann c.


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5/25/2010 11:51:04 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Super capture -- congratulations, Courtenay!


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5/25/2010 3:46:35 PM

 
Diane Pignet
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Congratulations on all you finalists and winners Courtenay they are so very well deserved ......just fabulous..


Diane


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5/26/2010 4:08:29 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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NO SURPRISE HERE Court, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!! <><


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5/26/2010 11:47:38 AM

 
Nancy J. Locke
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STUNNING IS RIGHT!!! A MASTERPIECE!!!


SUPER CONGRATS, dear Courtenay!!!

I'm getting around again after surgery.

Hugs, Nancy


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5/29/2010 5:04:10 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big congrats on this terrific finalist, Courtenay!!


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5/30/2010 7:06:18 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I knew we'd see this amazing image again, Courtenay! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB finalist! jsb


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5/31/2010 9:37:45 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Congratulations on your finalist Courtenay! Beautiful shot.


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5/31/2010 12:43:35 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Multiple finalists...super work, Courtenay!


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6/7/2010 7:27:40 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Congratulations Courtenay on your gorgeous Finalist.


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6/8/2010 4:51:13 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Courtenay on your beautiful finalists!


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6/9/2010 7:52:26 AM

 
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