A Fathers Love

© Linda D. Lester

A Fathers Love

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 3/2/2009 4:55:24 AM

Great timing Linda. Very emotionally charged image. Great details and composition. Peter #1091326

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/2/2009 5:03:30 AM

What a gorgeous capture Linda!!! #7232261

Joy Rector level-classic 3/2/2009 5:03:32 AM

awww, I love it #7232263

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 3/2/2009 5:05:50 AM

This is a priceless capture, Linda!


Dominick #7232276

Agnes Fegan level-classic 3/2/2009 5:07:55 AM

Precious capture...dads often have the soft spot!!! #7232287

Lynne Morris level-classic 3/2/2009 5:12:33 AM

This is beautiful Linda, wonderful colours, clarity and details. #7232314

Linda D. Lester level-classic 3/2/2009 5:21:05 AM


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member since: 4/2/2005 Aweeee so sweet Linda. Just like them to run to the other, huh?
Hey..figured I would see some snow images this morning...is it gone already?????
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Karen Bacon level-classic 3/2/2009 5:40:40 AM

This is wonderful Linda!Excellent shot! #7232397

Melissa Olsen level-classic 3/2/2009 6:00:53 AM

I would have loved to be in your shoes to see this for myself...how adorable. Great shot! #7232447

Terri L. Scribner 3/2/2009 6:03:46 AM

This is awesome!! Great emotion captured! #7232461

Cathy Barrows 3/2/2009 6:14:02 AM

an awww moment...but leave it to dad not to support mom...lol #7232511

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 3/2/2009 6:14:42 AM

A wonderful capture of the moment Linda!! They are all handsome! Jeff #7232514

Jeana Clark level-classic 3/2/2009 6:16:18 AM


Oh So Precious!!!
I can feel the love and
warmth radiate through
this beautiful family!!!
Excellent work Linda!!

~J~ #7232522

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 3/2/2009 6:39:01 AM

Don't you just love getting to know the family dynamics? I fell in love with a polar bear and her cub at Brookfield Zoo and had my heart broken watching her suffer when they were separated. Marvelous image, Linda. I know this will be a winner. #7232634

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 3/2/2009 6:41:17 AM

Beautiful capture Linda, wonderful family, they look so affectionate and happy. #7232642

Ron McEwan 3/2/2009 6:44:09 AM

Us men have to stick together you know LOL. It is interesting to watch how nature trains its young. Great emotion shot here, very well accomplished. #7232657

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 3/2/2009 6:54:05 AM

Just a wonderful capture...so natural...beautifully done Linda! #7232703

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 3/2/2009 7:06:15 AM

Great timing, clarity and affectionate capture, Linda!!!! #7232751

Jim Huffield 3/2/2009 7:10:37 AM

Beautiful image, Linda. Jim #7232772

Ken Smith level-classic 3/2/2009 7:22:11 AM

This is a classic...we'll see it again..we better! Super work, Linda! #7232808

Karen Slagle level-classic 3/2/2009 7:26:06 AM

Outstanding capture and so full of emotion, Linda... #7232830

Debra Booth 3/2/2009 7:31:18 AM

Super capture, Linda!! #7232859

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 3/2/2009 7:35:14 AM

This is such an expressive and impressive shot..words cannot describe, Linda!! Can't believe how you got this family of three in the same frame!! Great eye and timing!! #7232881

Judy A. Lawhon level-classic 3/2/2009 7:42:28 AM

I love all of their expressions...a wonderful capture, Linda!! #7232925

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 3/2/2009 7:43:41 AM

Thanks for the back story; ain't that always the way. Superb portrait Linda. Peace, karen #7232934

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 3/2/2009 7:44:21 AM

Linda- I have to agree with Melissa aoubt the words cannot describe the beauty and the touching scene that you have captured here. First the timing is unbelievable. What a moment you have captured for all of us to be in awe of. Beautiful lighting, colors, incredible features and details, but the mood is what really sets it off.
Beautiful work, astonishing.
Have a wonderful week, take care, be safe. #7232940

John Benway level-classic 3/2/2009 7:49:46 AM

Beautifully done Linda, and the detail is amazing. Love it.
John #7232970

Pat Gamwell level-classic 3/2/2009 8:00:21 AM

Winner! This image reaches right down to the depths of your soul...soooo tender and loving! Lucky you and your perfect timing! #7233010

Anita Hogue level-classic 3/2/2009 8:22:59 AM

Well, I ditto Pat's comment! This would make a wonderful father's day card! #7233082

Tammy Scott 3/2/2009 8:26:45 AM

Aaaaawwwwwwwwwww! This is such a sweet capture! #7233096

Vitor Dias 3/2/2009 8:39:10 AM

Linda.
The name Linda in Portuguese means:
Beautiful.
you know?
:)

rgds Vitor #7233140

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 3/2/2009 9:44:57 AM

Just great! Love it a bunch! #7233353

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-classic 3/2/2009 9:57:48 AM

Lovely capture Linda!,
Amalia #7233426

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 3/2/2009 10:16:45 AM

A wonderfully adorable image, Linda!!!!! The lighting, details, colors and composition are fantastic!!!!! :-) k #7233507

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 3/2/2009 10:32:22 AM

Wow
Kens Comment Reminded Me Of a Scene Right out Of The God Father ;0)

This Capture is Beyond Fabulous Linda
Their Love Is Obvious #7233579

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 3/2/2009 10:49:52 AM

WOW!!! Linda, agree with the rest. A winner for sure. Love it!!! #7233655

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 3/2/2009 11:01:54 AM

Wonderful shot! #7233699

Alan L. Borror level-classic 3/2/2009 11:02:41 AM

WOW!!! Awesome, Linda! The tones in this are exceptional ... looks like the result of a view camera! #7233700

Eugenio Diaz 3/2/2009 1:04:21 PM

Simply awesome capture and colour.
Well done Linda! #7234172

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 3/2/2009 1:08:40 PM

Awesome capture, Linda! So precious!! #7234195

Stephanie Frey 3/2/2009 3:38:06 PM

Looks like such a loving family. How wonderful that you were there to capture it. Well done! #7234660

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 3/2/2009 3:41:00 PM

OMG this is too sweet!! Darling capture, Linda!! I love it!! #7234669

Carla Metzler 3/2/2009 3:57:24 PM

Great moment and a wonderful capture!
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Nina Shields level-classic 3/2/2009 3:58:41 PM

Linda, congratulations in advance as this ought to go far; you've done such an amazing job of capturing raw emotion as well as having strong compositional elements and detailing; excellent work! #7234749

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/2/2009 4:17:04 PM

Love this!!!!!!! Yep - big congrats in advance Linda!!! #7234802

Shawn Jennings level-classic 3/2/2009 4:53:25 PM

Fantastic! Great detail and great capture of the moment! #7234901

William C. Raco level-classic 3/2/2009 5:46:49 PM

Wow, this is simply superb, Linda
What photographer wouldn't want this to be in their gallery
I certainly would!
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David Phalen level-classic 3/2/2009 6:00:25 PM

Kids learn that at a young age. :) Excellent capture of a future winner!! #7235137

Amy Jackson 3/2/2009 6:34:27 PM

Another wonderful capture, Linda! They are beautiful. #7235228

Nancy L. Green level-classic 3/2/2009 6:54:37 PM

This is just too sweet for words, OUTSTANDING image dear friend!! <>< #7235277

ROLAN NARMAN 3/2/2009 10:53:23 PM

Simply Outstanding and a favorite of mine Linda! #7235706

Randy A. Myers level-classic 3/3/2009 6:55:15 AM

You lucky dog. If I go down there they won't get off the rock. Good job! #7237276

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/3/2009 8:28:12 AM

WOW!
An image which reaches and grabs at viewers' heartstrings!!!
Emotion captured, which transcends all cultures and (many) species.
What a lovely moment you've captured, Linda. Thanks for sharing it, and giving me a big, "Awwwwwwww" moment!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #7237735

Debra R. Harder level-classic 3/3/2009 8:58:41 AM

WOW is right!! This is the Lion King for real...BRILLIANT image. Love everything about this!! Deb #7237876

Stephen Zacker level-classic 3/3/2009 10:23:29 AM

Wow.. what an amazing once in a lifetime capture. This is Fantastic #7238211

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 3/3/2009 2:14:26 PM

Beautiful Linda!!! And so sweet! #7238917

Bill Houghton level-classic 3/3/2009 2:55:05 PM

Linda, now this is awesome. Just a great shot. Thanks for commenting on my geese. Have a great week. Bill

Bill Houghton Photography #7238995

A P 3/3/2009 8:34:23 PM

AWE if that's not the sweetest capture I don't know what is....

I'm still not myself yet

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from all the excitement of the summit. But a little more rest and I'll catch up on all your awe...some photos, Linda. #7239892

SaMi Martin 3/5/2009 7:02:58 PM

Wow what a great capture with the 3 of them! Must have been an exciting time! #7248925

Marisol Pastor level-classic 3/8/2009 4:29:49 AM

What a capture Linda! So tender. #7257203

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/12/2009 4:21:37 PM

Superb Linda excellent detail #7277476

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/22/2009 12:37:51 PM

So glad to see this one again, Linda! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432298

A P 4/22/2009 1:32:56 PM

How could this NOT make it.

Congratulations....well done

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

I want to see it again in the winners circle. #7432847

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/22/2009 2:27:00 PM

WTG girl, CONGRATS!!!!! #7433330

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/22/2009 3:28:01 PM

I loved this!

Way to go Linda!!! Hope to see this as a winner too!

jo ann c. #7433991

Ken Smith level-classic 4/22/2009 4:47:01 PM

I figured we'd see this one again. Congrats, Linda! #7434654

Debra R. Harder level-classic 4/22/2009 5:14:50 PM

I hear Lion King music in the background. Absolutely SUPERB, Linda!! Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #7434892

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/22/2009 5:56:09 PM

An absolute favourite for me!!!! Big congrats Linda - love this!!! #7435278

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/22/2009 6:15:59 PM

Congratulations on an Awesome Finalist, Linda! #7435389

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/22/2009 6:33:59 PM

So sweet Linda, wonderful capture of this family, congrats and good luck on this and your other finalists! #7435554

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/22/2009 6:49:47 PM

Thank you everyone! #7435712

Sam Britt level-classic 4/22/2009 7:09:19 PM

Congratulations, such a sweet image, Linda. #7435867

Jeana Clark level-classic 4/22/2009 8:15:17 PM


WELL DONE LINDA!!!
Fabulous finalist!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~ #7436266

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 4/22/2009 8:52:21 PM

Good for him, he's got affection from his kids at least :) Wonderful capture of expressions! Congratulations on your Finalist again Linda!!! #7436471

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/22/2009 9:05:58 PM

Love, love, love it, Linda!
Huge caongratulations on a great month!
~Lisa #7436549

Pat Gamwell 4/22/2009 9:59:36 PM

Definitely a fav with me, Linda! This looks fabulous in 'silver', but would be more at home in 'gold'!!!!! #7436857

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/22/2009 10:06:23 PM

Absolutely beautiful family portrait, Linda. CONGRATULATIONS.

Usman. #7436901

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 4/23/2009 4:51:24 AM

Congrats again Linda. Awesome finalist. Peter #7438470

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/23/2009 4:57:46 AM

Big CONGRATS, Linda! #7438495

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/23/2009 6:50:08 AM

Gorgeous! Congrats Linda! #7438973

Vitor Dias 4/23/2009 7:58:33 AM

Congts on this stunning Finalist Linda.

rgds Vitor #7439363

Anne M. Young 4/23/2009 8:02:17 AM

Fantastic - congratulations! #7439394

Phil Stith 4/23/2009 9:04:27 AM

A well deserved finalist, Linda. Congratulations! #7439738

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 4/23/2009 9:27:20 AM

Another great shot, Linda ... Congratulations ... !!

Lee #7439891

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 4/23/2009 9:52:38 AM

You are on FIRE Lisa!!!

Lost count. #7440068

Debra Booth level-classic 4/23/2009 3:59:36 PM

Big congrats Linda! Your timing was perfect. If only I'd been there to see that! LOL! #7441494

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/23/2009 4:04:08 PM

Congrats Linda on this wonderful family portrait and Finalist! Jeff #7441518

Nick Lagos level-classic 4/23/2009 4:29:31 PM

Congratulations and good luck Linda #7441612

Bill Houghton level-classic 4/23/2009 5:29:31 PM

Linda, this is such a beautiful finalist. A sure winner in my book. Congratulations. Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography #7441800

Sandy G. Woolard 4/24/2009 10:02:13 AM

What a moment capture...excellent!!! Congratulations on being a finalist!!! #7444811

Lynne Morris level-classic 4/24/2009 2:42:25 PM

WOW did you clean up this month Linda, Huge Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists! #7445586

Cheryl E. Molennor 4/24/2009 7:14:01 PM

Outstanding! Congratulations on this great finalist! #7446548

Eugenio Diaz 4/24/2009 7:43:01 PM

COngratulations on your Amazing Finalist, well done, Linda! #7446668

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 4/24/2009 9:56:39 PM

I love this.....One of the amazing animal pictures I have ever seen.......Beautiful work, Linda. #7446903

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/26/2009 5:52:12 PM

Inspirational and beautiful Linda! Congratulations on your sweet finalist!!! #7453630

Linda Blair 4/29/2009 4:17:16 PM

I just love this sweet image....congratulations!!!!!!! #7465930

Kathy L. Clark 4/30/2009 6:27:23 AM

Huge congrats to you Linda and very well deserved. It is so touching. #7468235

Marisol Pastor level-classic 5/13/2009 12:11:33 PM

Congratulations Linda ... as they say, better late than never! #7516741

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 5/26/2009 1:35:04 PM

Stunning finalist Linda. Peter #7559816

Pat Gamwell 5/26/2009 1:59:36 PM

WTG, girl! Big congrats! I see Gold ahead! #7560289

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/26/2009 2:24:08 PM

Congrats, Linda! #7560704

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/26/2009 2:28:36 PM

I just love love love this shot!!! Congratulations Linda!! #7560766

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/26/2009 3:09:20 PM

wonderful, congrats!!!! #7561267

Jeana Clark level-classic 5/26/2009 3:10:14 PM


CONGRATULATIONS LINDA
Your Fabulous Finalist!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #7561283

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/26/2009 4:49:46 PM

Beautiful Linda!!! Congrats! #7562302

Ken Smith level-classic 5/26/2009 5:44:28 PM

They don't get any better than this. Congrats Linda...beautiful! #7562862

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/26/2009 6:01:14 PM

An adorable Finalist my friend. Congratulations once more for your accomplishments. #7563046

A P 5/26/2009 6:50:35 PM

Still one of my favorites even though it's up against Phantom!!
by Anne Pictures, Images and Photos
on your OUTSTANDING Finalist. Best of Luck in the next round! #7563336

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 5/26/2009 7:35:34 PM

Precious capture, Linda! Congratulations! #7563659

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/26/2009 8:20:01 PM

I adore this image Linda! Congratulations on your finalist! #7564008

Eugenio Diaz 5/26/2009 8:21:38 PM

Congratulation one more time, Linda!
Well done! #7564017

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/26/2009 8:29:18 PM

A winner all the way!! Congratulations, Linda, on this amazing, beautiful finalist!! Deb #7564069

Anne M. Young 5/27/2009 7:58:53 AM

Congratulations on a super finalist - good luck - hope its a winner! #7566447

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/27/2009 8:57:16 AM

Thank you all so much! :) #7566845

Shawn Jennings level-classic 5/27/2009 9:13:24 AM

Gold!!!!! Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Linda! #7566949

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 5/27/2009 9:14:57 AM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Linda!!! #7566960

Tarun Bose level-classic 5/27/2009 3:46:58 PM

Congrats for your finalist, Linda. #7568536

Sharon level-classic 5/27/2009 5:04:08 PM

Linda, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #7568806

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 5/28/2009 12:02:20 PM

Tuggin' at your heart strings ... congratulations, Linda ... well done !!

Lee #7572164

Lynne Morris level-classic 5/28/2009 12:17:20 PM

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful winner Linda, so well deserved. #7572237

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/28/2009 12:17:20 PM

spectacular, congratulations on your winner Linda!!!! #7572238

Jeana Clark level-classic 5/28/2009 12:21:09 PM


CONGRATULATIONS on This
STUNNING WINNER!!!!!
WELL DONE LINDA!!!

~J~ #7572266

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/28/2009 12:57:55 PM

A BIG Congratulations on this beautiful WINNER Linda! #7572456

Muriel Jackson level-classic 5/28/2009 12:59:58 PM

Absolutely adorable expressions Linda! A most fantastic Winner! #7572467

Shawn Jennings level-classic 5/28/2009 1:09:02 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic win, Linda! #7572521

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 5/28/2009 1:33:32 PM

Congratulations Linda!! #7572667

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/28/2009 1:57:44 PM

Congratulations on your win Linda, you know I love this! #7572809

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/28/2009 2:25:56 PM

Thank you all so much!!!! #7572937

Debra Booth level-classic 5/28/2009 3:32:36 PM

Yeah! They made it! Congrats, Linda! #7573097

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 5/28/2009 3:36:59 PM

Congrats on this awesome winner Linda. Peter #7573109

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 5/28/2009 3:46:03 PM

Incredible win Linda...you go girl!!!! Congrats! #7573129

Toni Riggs 5/28/2009 4:01:23 PM

Just adorable, congrats! #7573171

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/28/2009 4:13:22 PM

Congrats Linda!!!! What a beautiful WINNER!!!!

jo ann c. #7573232

Anita Hogue level-classic 5/28/2009 4:25:36 PM

A big Congratulations! #7573297

Tarun Bose 5/28/2009 4:45:36 PM

Big congrats Linda, for your winner. #7573409

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/28/2009 4:56:31 PM

I just love this and am so happy to see Gold here Linda!!! Big congratulations to you!! #7573471

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/28/2009 5:09:41 PM

YEAH FOR LINDA GOD BLESS YOU

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David Phalen level-classic 5/28/2009 5:10:06 PM

BIG Congrats on an awesome Winner!! #7573560

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/28/2009 6:02:46 PM

Congratulations on this amazing winner! #7573777

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 5/28/2009 6:16:54 PM

Big congrats on this fantastic Win,Linda!!!! #7573824

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/28/2009 6:20:33 PM

Wonderful winner Linda, congratulations! #7573835

ROLAN NARMAN 5/28/2009 6:30:19 PM

Huge congratulations on your awesome winner Linda! #7573867

Sam Britt level-classic 5/28/2009 7:08:26 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Linda! #7574006

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/28/2009 8:57:39 PM

Congratulations my friend for this beautifully done picture getting a Second Place Win. Way to go my friend. #7574287

A P 5/28/2009 9:16:35 PM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7574335

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/29/2009 2:10:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS.......on picking GOLD. Perseverance paid!!

Usman. #7575023

Alan L. Borror level-classic 5/29/2009 2:14:14 AM

Avery well deserved win, Linda! This is perfect! #7575037

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 5/29/2009 4:47:41 AM

Congrats Linda on your Outstanding 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7575669

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 5/29/2009 5:10:12 AM

Wow, Congratulations on your Fabulous Win!!!
Well done! #7575725

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/29/2009 9:57:22 AM

WHOOO-HOOO!! Knew this would be GOLD!! WTG, Linda! Huge congratulations! Deb #7576633

Dr Silly level-classic 5/29/2009 10:28:42 AM

Congratulations Linda on your gold. :O)
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Laurence Saliba level-classic 5/29/2009 10:41:47 AM

Congratulations on this amazing winner Linda!!!!!!! #7576769

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 5/29/2009 2:05:01 PM

Wonderful image, Linda... CONGRATULATIONS!! #7577166

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 5/29/2009 2:10:12 PM

Congratulations Linda. This is so adorable!!! #7577188

Murry Grigsby 5/29/2009 3:27:26 PM

Congrats on your warm family image and win Linda! I just had an email from my daughter from Africa and she said they got to cuddle some baby lions this morning :0) #7577391

Cindy Bendush level-classic 5/30/2009 10:41:35 PM

Fabulous animal capture and winner Linda - congratulations! #7580669

Linda Blair 5/31/2009 10:29:18 AM

I knew we'd see this awesome image again...the sweetest and oh so gentle capture.....a big congrats on this well deserved win!!!!!!!!!! #7582109

Sharon level-classic 5/31/2009 5:54:17 PM

Linda, congratulations on your wonderful gold winner!!!! #7583013

Datha Y. Thompson 6/1/2009 8:35:55 AM

This is definately a special and BEAUTIFUL capture of this Gorgeous creature!! Congratulations Linda :0) #7585154

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/2/2009 12:55:34 PM

Just priceless, Linda. So beautiful. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner. #7589843

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/3/2009 12:58:39 PM

Congratulations Linda! I know I'm a day late and a dollar short but catching up! #7593957

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/17/2009 1:37:21 AM

Congratulations Linda on your Win!!!


Dominick #7747801

Carol A. Grady level-classic 8/6/2010 1:50:23 PM

Oh My Linda! This is the first time I've come across this photo - going back to '09. Wow - talk about a heart that jumped a mile. Beautiful and so eloquent, without words. It does truly show love - even in the animal Kingdom.

Love it! #8810381


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