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A Letter from Albie
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A Letter from Albie
A Letter from Albie
A letter from my father's best mate during WW2. Albie died five months after this letter was written, and my father kept all of his letters in an old black box. They were kindred spirits even after so many years.
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Steve R. Inman
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    Anne: What a great theme and composition. I truly love it. Very moving!

10/6/2007 7:42:25 PM

 
Vickie Skellenger
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Perfect for the theme imo. Wonderful and touching :)

10/6/2007 9:03:10 PM

 

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I absolutely love this. So antique.

10/6/2007 9:08:29 PM

 
Hollie Anna Lynch
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The them and composition is beautifull it is one of those photos you could hold onto forever... This photo was clearly taken with great pasion and is a warm inspiration.

10/6/2007 10:19:41 PM

 
Ann Varley
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Lovely composition and a beautiful story. Thank you for sharing!

Cheers, Ann

10/6/2007 11:23:56 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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this is truly stunning in so many many ways!!!!!!!!! I love images as these and this truly tugs at my heart! I would love to see gold under this one!!! Wonderful...love the setup and the photograph you added with the letters! Beautiful soft lighting too!!! AWESOME!

10/7/2007 7:17:48 PM

 
Anne Davis
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Thank you so much for your lovely comments. In the photo, my father is the dapper young man on the right (Doug, or Dougie in this letter) and Albie is on the right.

10/8/2007 1:05:56 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Priceless memories of your family and special composition...love details and tone you used, the old feelings are strong!!!

10/10/2007 1:44:10 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist Anne!!!!

11/26/2007 7:44:07 PM

 
Carol Teal
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What a special and touching photo Anne! Love the antique look, and the tones are excellent! Congrats on your finalist, and good luck in the next round!

11/26/2007 8:05:31 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Congratulations!
Marvelous theme entry, Anne!
Best of luck in the next round!
--Lisa

11/27/2007 6:09:21 AM

 
Anne Davis
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Thank you everyone for your lovely comments on this photo. I really appreciate you taking the time to comment.

Albie is on the left and my father is on the right.

1/12/2008 4:25:25 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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What a fabulous and emotive image this is, Anne!! Wow!! I'm sure it was captured, and then presented, by you with so much love for...AND with so many fond memories of...your dear Dad!! No wonder this image received a Second Place award, too - it was REALLY well-deserved, so congrat's!! :o)

8/4/2008 4:15:50 AM

 
Laura L. Gonzales
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WOW! Pulls on the heart strings for sure! Great image and capture. My Nephew is serving in Iraq for the second time. Praying for his safe return. Congratulations on this fantastic and well deserved winner!!! Laura

2/16/2009 7:54:14 PM

 
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