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Early Morning


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Early Morning
Early Morning
Made early in the morning at Cades Cove
during a recent visit to the Smoky Mountains.
Touch of Simplifier 1 added.

© Deb Holmes-Hatfield
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Roger Bernabo
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    A gorgeous scene Deb!!! Love your effective composition


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6/10/2006 6:42:08 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Absolutely beautiful, Deb!!


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6/10/2006 6:43:05 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Wonderful scene Deb, great composition. Jim


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6/10/2006 6:44:41 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Breath taking view and image. Such beautiful colors.


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6/10/2006 6:52:57 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Absolutely gorgeous, Deb! I love Cades and you have captured it's beauty perfectly! :)


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6/10/2006 8:01:53 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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So peaceful and beautiful. I want to be a horse!! Lorri


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6/10/2006 9:07:14 AM

 
Deb Holmes-Hatfield
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Linda D. Lester
Such a beautiful shot....Couldn't think of any place better early in the morning!


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6/10/2006 9:08:19 AM

 
Melissa G. Meiselman
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Love your POV for this stunning scene. Picture perfect with great DOF, clarity and composition, Deb!!


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6/10/2006 9:08:46 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful shot, Deb!!


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6/10/2006 9:36:12 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Absolultely gorgeous, Deb! A breath-taking capture of an early morning in the mountains. Really beautiful and so well done!


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6/10/2006 9:49:38 AM

 
Susan T. Parady
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Wow, super colors. What great scenery and nice use of the buzz. I love it!


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6/10/2006 10:29:42 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Wonderful capture Deb!! Excellent composition and color!!


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6/10/2006 11:27:46 AM

 
Dan E.
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Beautiful picture Deb!


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6/10/2006 4:37:45 PM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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Deb,This is a beautiful image-Great Work...


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6/10/2006 6:33:32 PM

 
Joy Rector
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awsome


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6/11/2006 4:30:59 AM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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What a beautiful landscape Deb! Just great!,
Amalia


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6/11/2006 12:13:20 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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I love the way you've composed this image Deb.....the beautiful vista and presentation of distance is perfect.
Looks like a beautiful location!
Great shot!
:-) ddu


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6/11/2006 10:23:08 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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GORGEOUS Deb...this should be hanging in a home!!! WOW....


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6/11/2006 11:41:29 PM

 
Andrew I. Boyd
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A real stunner,Deb!Love it:-)


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6/12/2006 2:03:26 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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GORGEOUS Deb!!!


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6/12/2006 2:54:30 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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So beautiful! Love the way you captured the foggy mist behind the trees.


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6/12/2006 7:28:04 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Gorgeous scenery, love the comp, colors and horses!


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6/12/2006 7:30:31 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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Love this scene...absolutely beautiful! Great clarity and vivid color.


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6/12/2006 4:24:04 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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really wonderful image...love the capture, colors and effects


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6/12/2006 7:28:29 PM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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Really like this one too!


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6/12/2006 10:22:52 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Beautiful scene Deb!


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6/13/2006 5:27:53 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Gorgeous image Deb!!! mlg~


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6/13/2006 6:44:17 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Lovely shot, Deb!


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6/13/2006 10:39:47 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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I think Heaven must look a whole lot like this. Beautiful!


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6/13/2006 2:57:18 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Just beautiful Deb!


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6/13/2006 5:26:56 PM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Very beautiful image, Deb! love the effect a lot!


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6/13/2006 7:19:47 PM

 
Opal Cross
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This is just a beautiful shot. I love the horses and country side shot. Great composition.


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6/13/2006 7:21:29 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Beautiful landscape. :O)


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6/14/2006 1:52:57 AM

 
Liane Saliba
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Nice view and shot!!!


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6/14/2006 7:46:41 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Gorgeous, Deb !! Love the greens. You should frame this and hang in your home. :-)


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6/14/2006 8:55:27 AM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Great shot Deb. Before reading your text I thought this had to be the Smokey mountains.


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6/19/2006 1:31:42 PM

 
Bridgette B
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Amazing image!!!!


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6/20/2006 6:48:01 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Fantastic capture and use of Buzz!


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6/20/2006 7:32:22 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Deb, great colors, detail, composition and effects.


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6/20/2006 8:49:26 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful pastural scene Deb!


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6/20/2006 9:05:38 AM

 
John Connolly
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This is my favorite time of day, Deb! and you have captured it to perfection here. A delightful rural scene!


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6/20/2006 3:36:18 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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What a lush pastoral scene!!! Excellent job on capturing and presenting those greens so accurately.


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6/20/2006 6:20:24 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Love your deep greens and the overall mood here Deb! Gorgeous!


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6/20/2006 10:11:55 PM

 
Patty Razonable  

Beautiful scenery and effects, Deb!!


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6/20/2006 10:50:53 PM

 
Sandra Freyler
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Gorgeous shot, Deb!


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6/21/2006 7:49:03 AM

 
Dan McConoughey
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Wow Deb. What a shot, what a mood and feel. You captured it all here, wonderfuly done.


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6/21/2006 6:09:05 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Outstanding capture - rich in contents and colours, Deb! Love the composition - particularly the tilt from top left.


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6/23/2006 3:56:29 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow... beautiful scene, Deb! Lovely image!


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6/24/2006 11:30:29 PM

 
ALLEN O. HOWARD
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WOW DEB!!! It's beautiful!


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6/25/2006 5:31:25 PM

 
Lorri  Shank
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I know I commented on this before, Deb--but I keep being drawn back to it. It's so beautiful! Hang it on a wall for sure. Lorri


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7/2/2006 6:34:45 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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This is a beautiful shot Deb. You did a great job on this. Well done.


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7/17/2006 2:08:26 PM

 
Sirsendu Gayen
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Superb image.


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5/31/2008 5:01:38 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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This is beautiful, Deb! Congratulations on your finalist!


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6/19/2008 9:12:21 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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How beautiful!!! Big congrats, Deb! :)


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6/19/2008 9:38:40 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Beautiful scenery. congratulations!


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6/19/2008 10:27:49 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful Deb..Congratulations on your fianlist and good luck in the next round !!


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6/19/2008 10:48:59 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations Deb, on your beautiful finalist!


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6/19/2008 11:29:39 AM

 
Sharon F. Morris
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Congrats Deb on your beautiful finalist. Wish that was my pasture. :-)


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6/19/2008 12:30:17 PM

 
David Phalen
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WTG Deb!! BIG Congrats on a beautiful Finalist!!


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6/20/2008 4:19:20 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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I love this photo!!! Fantastic scene, great color, composition. My favorite.

Congratulations on your terrific finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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6/20/2008 5:38:23 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Deb!! Gorgeous winning image :)


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6/20/2008 12:45:12 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your winner, Deb!


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6/20/2008 1:39:00 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome...Congratulations!


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6/20/2008 1:53:44 PM

 
Michael Umbreit
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Deb - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike


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6/20/2008 2:02:43 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Stunning winning image, Deb. I really love this and the buzz adds the magic touch.


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6/20/2008 5:00:06 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations...beautiful winner!


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6/20/2008 5:51:18 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on this amazing winner! I love it!


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6/20/2008 6:07:46 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Deb!


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6/20/2008 6:37:04 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!
The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners"


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6/20/2008 8:10:13 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Deb, for your excellent winner.


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6/21/2008 1:44:05 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your winning photo!
Congratulations!


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6/21/2008 3:36:33 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!!


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6/21/2008 3:43:52 AM

 
Vikram Jamwal
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Such a grand capture! Congrats Deb!!!


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6/21/2008 7:50:04 AM

 
Deb Holmes-Hatfield
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Thanks everyone for taking time to comment...I guess it pays to resubmit a photo!


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6/21/2008 11:08:20 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Deb! An awesome winning image!!! Glad it paid off to resubmit.


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6/21/2008 1:14:51 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful scene Deb, congratulations!


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6/21/2008 2:39:16 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congrats on your beautiful win Deb!


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6/21/2008 3:54:01 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Congratulations Deb!,
Amalia


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6/22/2008 10:36:05 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!!


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6/23/2008 5:25:57 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Deb on your Win.


Dominick


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