In Loving Memory Tolls the Bell

© Michelle Alton

In Loving Memory Tolls the Bell

Gail P. Sullivan Student 2/15/2013 6:33:18 AM

A beautiful and evocative image made all the more touching by your description, Michelle! #1514756

Jack Ryan 2/15/2013 6:37:03 AM

Outstanding comp, color and clarity. So very well done. #10569123

Gord MacEachern 2/15/2013 7:28:40 AM

Beautiful Michelle!! #10569190

Tiia Vissak 2/15/2013 7:51:23 AM

a great story-telling image! #10569228

Neal D. Hatcher 2/15/2013 8:13:06 AM

Beautiful image-Beautiful tribute #10569256

Karen E. Michaels 2/15/2013 8:23:30 AM

heartfelt piece, Michelle. #10569269

Michael Frazier 2/15/2013 10:28:37 AM

Great emotional capture Michelle. #10569389

Stefania Barbier 2/15/2013 11:08:36 AM

Great tribute, well done,! #10569437

Monnie Ryan 2/15/2013 1:30:03 PM

Beautifully captured, Michelle! #10569659

Claudia Kuhn 2/15/2013 2:11:31 PM

Wonderful tribute Michelle, great capture of this solemn remembrance #10569723

William C. Raco 2/15/2013 3:29:42 PM

Wow, the photo says so much,
Excellent composition, Michelle
Very touching tribute. #10569774

Jeffrey R. Bange 2/15/2013 6:20:34 PM

Outstanding capture, composition, detail and clarity Michelle of this beautiful memorial. I can see how it definitely would put a lump in your throat. #10569965

Barbara Waldoch 2/15/2013 7:47:57 PM

Fantastic image, Michelle! #10570021

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/16/2013 1:17:03 AM

Outstanding work,Michelle! An excellent capture and presentation . #10570208

Ken Smith 2/16/2013 7:05:56 PM

Our local city also does a 9/11 ceremony, with the fireman doing a "ringing of the bell", to honor those killed on that day. Definitely a moving tribute, and I'm sure you felt the emotion too. Nicely done, Michelle! #10571263

Craig D. Minton 2/17/2013 9:19:29 PM

Tells the story very well, Michelle. Great work. Interesting to see they got 25 years out of their pumper truck. #10572605

Lindley Johnson 2/18/2013 7:36:39 AM

A beautifully composed story-telling image, Michelle, and a wonderful tribute! #10573291

Katherine Kuhn 2/18/2013 8:31:44 AM

Great composition & color in this beautiful tribute, Michelle! Well-done. #10573357

Patricia White 2/18/2013 1:14:47 PM

Love the story but sad for why it happens. So many brave people that day, will never forget the day. Thank you for sharing. #10573736

Emile Abbott 2/18/2013 1:50:47 PM

A great way to remember. We will never forget. #10573810

Cindy Bendush 2/18/2013 8:26:18 PM

Wonder tribute Michelle. Your close-up capture really draws the viewer in - nice job! #10574276

Gail Vitikacs 2/23/2013 4:11:50 PM

Beautiful and heartfelt.... #10580711

Ellen Hodges 2/26/2013 6:15:34 AM

Love the pov and it gives me a tear looking at this, too, Michelle! #10586093

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This image, shot on the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, will forever create a lump in my throat.
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The bell is being tolled for all the souls that were lost from Bucks County, PA on that fated day. Among them was Victor Saracini, Pilot of Flight United Flight 175.
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This solemn and beautiful ceremony took place at Garden of Reflection, a 9/11 memorial park in Victor Saracini's home town of Yardley (also my home). The bell tolled for Captain Saracini at 9:03 a.m., the moment that Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower.
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The creation of Garden of Reflection was lovingly conceived and made into reality by local family members of those lost on that fateful day.
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Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 2/15/2013 6:27:59 AM

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