True Love

Katarina Mansson Student 10/8/2012 5:52:22 AM

Such a beautiful, sad moment.
Such a beautiful capture of true love. Such a memorable and strong picture.
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Michelle Alton 10/8/2012 6:52:04 AM

I can't follow Katarina's comment. She has said it all. #10360343

Nikki McDonald 10/8/2012 7:21:22 AM

This is beautiful in every way, Terry. The light seems to be embracing them and their love for one another. #10360387

Datha Y. Thompson 10/8/2012 7:48:39 AM

just Beautiful Terry in every way... #10360410

Joy Rector 10/8/2012 8:07:41 AM

What a beautiful image and tribute #10360422

Melinda F. Schneider 10/8/2012 8:37:39 AM

You were lucky to have them; they were lucky to have you...
A wonderful tribute indeed, Terry.
I am sorry for the losses. #10360453

Carol L. Quina 10/8/2012 10:09:36 AM

A lovely reminder of what is truly important in life! #10360518

Terry A. Stoa 10/8/2012 6:33:56 PM

Thanks for your kind remarks Katta, Michelle, Nikki, Datha, Joy, Melinda and Carol! #10361244

Usman M. Bajwa 10/8/2012 8:37:45 PM

Its a very touching shot which emotes love and caring of a very high degree. Sorry for your loss, Terry, but I am sure they are alive in your heart and in loving memory. May they rest in peace.

UB. #10361397

Terry A. Stoa 10/8/2012 10:14:05 PM

Thank you, Usman. #10361460

Richard B. Hallick 10/9/2012 11:42:57 AM

A beautiful and touching tribute, both in words and image. Thanks for sharing. #10362248

Cynthia Bullard 10/9/2012 2:36:25 PM

Made me cry. What a wonderful image and memory you have Terry. February 24th is actually my birthday. So sorry for your loss. :( #10362468

Terry A. Stoa 10/12/2012 1:27:36 PM

A belated thanks Richard and Cynthia. #10366897

Daniella Puente 11/19/2012 2:55:31 PM

Wonderful story of love and devotion Terry...wish we all have a person like this by our sides :) #10425821

Terry A. Stoa 11/20/2012 6:09:18 AM

Thanks, Donna - it's a special photo for me. #10426571

Terry A. Stoa 11/20/2012 6:09:58 AM

Daniella, this is.... lo siento mucho! #10426574

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I visited my Mom over the 2007 Mother's Day weekend, as she'd been in a nursing home after a bout with cancer and several brain surgeries. On the night before Mother's Day my stepdad got a call from the home that Mom had fallen out of bed, so he rushed there in the wee hours. When I arrived at the home the next morning, this is what I found and captured. They are both asleep and appear to be holding hands in prayer. She died February 24th the following year and my stepdad joined her in eternal peace December 2011. Just like in the movie "Grease" - he was "hopelessly devoted" to her.
Photo taken May 2007 and first entered into the BP Contest on October 8, 2012 on what would have been Mom's 80th birthday. RIP, Mom.

Exif: F Number: 2.7, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 183, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 6.00 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Uploaded on 10/7/2012 3:43:50 PM

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