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Sunset of Fire
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Sunset of Fire
Sunset of Fire
Fiery sunset on the Three Apostle Mountains in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of Colorado
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Rachel Daniels
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    WOW! This is gorgeous!

9/1/2006 6:13:11 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Tad, gorgeous!!! Those colors are phenomenal!!!

9/1/2006 6:16:34 AM

 
Bob V. Fitzpatrick

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Hi Tad,

Spectatularly colorful landscape sunset.............worth getting lost for this beauty.

Bob

9/1/2006 6:39:32 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Incredibly beautiful capture, Tad!!!

9/1/2006 6:53:07 AM

 
Andrew I. Boyd
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Tad,
this is gorgeous!Lol,I don't mind the other version,either:-)

9/1/2006 7:26:01 AM

 
James Reininger
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Excellent image Rachel

9/1/2006 9:07:15 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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This is truly a spectacular sunset and stunning photograph, Tad!!!!

9/1/2006 9:12:09 AM

 
Robin R.
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Awesome image.

9/1/2006 12:13:11 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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WOW! Gorgeous!!

9/1/2006 1:01:05 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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You were truly blessed to have witnessed that awesome moment in time. And the rest of us are blessed to be able to see it as you captured it. Excellent job!


Cary R

9/1/2006 9:16:17 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Tad, excellent colors, detail, clarity, exposure, lighting and composition.

9/1/2006 11:47:40 PM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Gorgeous photo Tad, the colors are stunning, as well as your composition!

9/2/2006 1:48:00 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thanks everyone. I appreciate the kind words.

9/3/2006 2:00:26 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Amazing image, Tad. Great POV!! Congratulations on the finals. Good luck in the next round.

10/27/2006 12:08:22 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Tad, congratulations on your finalist.

10/27/2006 12:31:39 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Mick and Janine.

10/27/2006 5:21:21 PM

 
Milan Banik
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excellent finalist Congratulations ,
winner..........

10/28/2006 12:01:22 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Milan. I appreciate it.

10/30/2006 10:07:16 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Gorgeous POTD, Tad. Glad you found you're way back to the trailhead. Congratulations!!

11/16/2006 12:22:32 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Simply beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD, Tad!

11/16/2006 12:23:33 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Awesome capture Tad ~ congrats on finalist (should have got gold) and POTD!

11/16/2006 1:01:13 AM

 
Jen M
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Congrats on this brilliant POTD!!

11/16/2006 3:42:43 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Excellent work Tad. Congrats on your finalist and P O T D!

11/16/2006 3:43:05 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Congrats Tad on your POTD & your finalist award! Awesome work!

11/16/2006 4:13:32 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Wow! Conratulations, Tad. I know this deserves more than a three letter description but "Wow!" seems to sum it up best.

11/16/2006 4:16:58 AM

 
Josselyne Klecanda
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Incredible, beautiful,awesome.

11/16/2006 4:37:28 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on this awsome POTD

11/16/2006 4:50:17 AM

 
Donna Dunbar
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Congrats on POTD!!! This is absolutely gorgeous, and I'm glad you didn't get lost.

11/16/2006 4:56:56 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Beautiful POTD, Tad...congrats on all your awards for this fine image. Simply gorgeous! :0)

11/16/2006 5:26:40 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Beautiful image, Tad! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD!

11/16/2006 5:47:02 AM

 
Jennifer Cuscino

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wow, gorgeous. and that reflection is phenomenal!

11/16/2006 5:52:11 AM

 
 

Dear Lord! What a heavenly sight to behold. Nevermind the setting with the majestic peaks and beautiful landscape...the splendor and intensity of colors in the sky and its watery reflection alone would -or- should convert the atheist! Such a beautiful image!!! Bravo.

11/16/2006 5:54:23 AM

 
Nan Fischer
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Excellent framing of a spectacular scene! This is gorgeous and deserves your win and POTD! Glad you made it home to post it!

11/16/2006 5:59:35 AM

 
Milan Banik
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GLAD TO SEE THIS ON potd,congrates

11/16/2006 7:44:06 AM

 
Jeffery Haws
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Ditto all previous comments. I am glad you captured such an image. I am sure you have inspired more than just me to look for similar opportunities.

11/16/2006 7:47:34 AM

 
Serena Pierce

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Stunning image Tad...Congratulations!!

11/16/2006 7:55:51 AM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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I think this is one of the most stunning sunsets I've every seen! Well done and congratulations on your win and POTD!

11/16/2006 7:58:44 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Tad, congratulations on your beautiful POTD.

11/16/2006 8:58:19 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Fabulous shot, Tad - congrats on your finalist and POTD!

11/16/2006 8:59:09 AM

 
Sharrie Thomas
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Wow, this is really something to behold! Can only imagine your excitement to be witness to this awesome site. Wonderful.

11/16/2006 9:31:25 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Gorgeous image Tad. congrats on your finalist and POTD!!

11/16/2006 10:50:11 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Unbelievably beautiful, such a great potd!! Congratulations!!

11/16/2006 11:13:36 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on POTD Tad, beautiful image

11/16/2006 12:27:30 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Beautiful image, Tad. Congrats on your finalist and POTD.

11/16/2006 12:44:10 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Stunning, great clarity and crispness! Really beaitiful, amazing capture! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD! Mary :-D

11/16/2006 12:48:37 PM

 
Ed Heaton
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Excellent work Tad... Congrats on POTD!

11/16/2006 2:20:07 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Magnificent image, Tad! Congratulations on finalist and POTD!!!

11/16/2006 4:10:07 PM

 
Pradeep K. Kaushik
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Congratulations on finalist and POTD Tad! Gorgeous image.

11/16/2006 8:06:09 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thanks everyone for viewing my image and commenting on it. I really appreciate the kind words.

11/16/2006 9:08:04 PM

 
Allan L. Dy
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Congratulations Tad!. Great image.

11/18/2006 11:22:10 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Gorgeous colors and reflection, beautiful composition, absolutely stunning! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD.

11/19/2006 6:09:46 AM

 
Wes Thomas
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This is a fantastic image, Tad. In fact, all of the images in your gallery are fantastic. Congrats on this being a finalist and the Photo of the Day.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

11/20/2006 8:10:52 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Allan, Lindley, and Wes. I appreciate the feedback.

11/21/2006 12:19:50 PM

 
Sarah J. Milburn

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It's hard to put into words just how stunning this shot is - what a blessing to be able to witness such beauty and grandeur, and then to be able to capture it so beautifully! I could see this on a wall in a gallery or in someone's home, or on a calendar or postcards or something - this would sell!

11/22/2006 6:58:35 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Sarah. I appreciate the kind words.

11/23/2006 7:35:03 PM

 
chris jones
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Tad this is simply awesone!!!!georgous colour, reflection,composition Congratulations on Finalist and POTD!!!!
Chris

11/24/2006 6:13:38 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Chris. I appreciate it.

11/24/2006 8:57:16 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Beautiful photo! Lovely colors, reflection...

12/17/2006 8:18:39 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Vladan. I appreciate it.

12/17/2006 8:00:22 PM

 
Ron Roberts
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BEAUTIFUL GALLERY VERY NICE WORK...RON...

6/20/2007 9:20:16 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Ron. I appreciate it.

7/7/2007 2:14:05 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Better late than never! I just saw this in EFP. Just beautiful Tad. What amazing colors. Well deserved Photo of the Day!

12/11/2007 8:59:19 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Tamera. I appreciate the compliments.

12/12/2007 6:39:55 AM

 
Carrol  A.  Grimes

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Congratulation on an absolutely beautiful image!! Well Done

12/13/2007 10:16:42 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Carrol. I appreciate it.

12/13/2007 11:13:26 AM

 
Roger Fry
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Beautiful in every way Tad. Love it!

12/15/2007 2:34:43 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Roger. I appreciate it.

12/16/2007 3:07:00 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congratulations Tad!!! I just saw this photo as a Finalist in the Outdoor Photographer Magazine Contest!!! Gorgeous capture -- I wish you the best in the final round!!!

11/19/2008 4:29:29 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Judy. I appreciate it!

1/1/2009 11:49:23 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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First class photography Tad...congrats

1/2/2009 3:00:56 AM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Nick.

1/3/2009 8:43:05 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Fantastic image, Tad! Congratulations on your finalist!

2/23/2009 11:27:55 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!

2/23/2009 12:00:49 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Stunning! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round, Tad!

2/23/2009 12:34:38 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserving finalist, Tad!! Good luck on the next round!!

2/23/2009 1:37:47 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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So happy to see this again! Congratulations on your Finalist Tad!!!

2/23/2009 3:45:13 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...beautiful

2/23/2009 6:56:32 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Spectacular capture, Tad. Congrats. on the Finalist award. Good Luck.

Usman.

2/24/2009 12:07:27 AM

 
Sharon 

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Congratulations!! This is a gorgeous photograph!!

2/24/2009 3:55:27 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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Maybe this time Tad..we both know it deserves it

5/24/2010 3:44:43 PM

 
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Fabulous reflections & exposure.

5/24/2010 4:45:01 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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Congrats, Tad!

5/24/2010 5:17:11 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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I saw this image in the Outdoor Photographer Calendar. A real masterpiece Tad! Congratulations on your Finalist!!!

5/24/2010 5:20:00 PM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Outstanding Tad! Congratulations on your finalist!

5/24/2010 8:23:11 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ. Tad again on this terrific finalist. It seems the time has come!

UB.

5/24/2010 9:50:28 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congrats on your awesome win...good luck in the next round! :)

5/25/2010 5:52:44 AM

 
David Pearce
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Tad you don't give us much chance sometimes! Here's another example - well timed, striking composition, expertly captured and presented. Draws the viewer right in. Great shot and thanks for sharing your art.

5/25/2010 9:41:00 AM

 
Cecil P. Whitt

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A marvelous image, C.

5/25/2010 3:27:46 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Nick, The Judges, Danny, Alex, Anne, Usman, Linda, David, and Cecil. I really appreciate the feedback and kind words from all of you.

5/25/2010 8:21:41 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Well, its time had come, Tad. CONGRATZ on getting into the Golden Circle!

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5/25/2010 10:18:11 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations on your win Tad! It deserved gold in the first place!

5/25/2010 10:38:08 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Fabulous capture, congrats on the POTD and your win!

5/25/2010 10:58:38 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Gorgeous image Tad, congratulations!

5/26/2010 4:16:25 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on this beautiful win, Tad!

5/26/2010 5:08:29 AM

 

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A big congratulations on your Gold Award Tad. A very well deserving win for a really great photo. Great job.

Brian

5/26/2010 5:32:56 AM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Beautiful Winner, Tad. Congratulations!

5/26/2010 5:36:50 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Big congrats on your win

5/26/2010 5:41:01 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your 2nd Place Winner
for this outstanding image! 8o)

5/26/2010 6:27:00 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your outstanding 2nd place win!!!!!!!!!

5/26/2010 6:29:02 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Absolutely stunning, Tad. Huge congrats on this fabulous win.

5/26/2010 1:20:48 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Stunning, Tad! Congratulations on your outstanding winner.

5/26/2010 2:30:23 PM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations Tad, a Beautiful Winner ~ GT

5/26/2010 3:03:39 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved WIN, Tad!! Outstanding!!

5/26/2010 7:04:23 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thanks again everyone. I really appreciate the feedback and kind words.

5/27/2010 11:58:23 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Tad on your Win!!!


Dominick

5/28/2010 6:26:07 AM

 
Janice Mezzacappa
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Spectacular capture and winner here Tad WTG!!! Huge congrats!!

5/28/2010 2:49:08 PM

 
Tad Bowman
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Thank you Dominick and Janice.

5/28/2010 8:08:09 PM

 
Annette Carr
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Wow... This is spectacular :)

10/15/2010 5:24:49 PM

 
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