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The Unseen – County Home Portraits, Part V

Virginia hadn’t played the piano since she was a child. By the time she became a resident at the Belknap County Nursing Home, she had forgotten much about her own life. Then one day she sat down at this piano and began to play. She plays it almost daily now. True friends are people whom

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A Classic Couple – Dot and Tom’s 50th Anniversary

Just after Christmas, Dot and Tom celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. As an anniversary gift, their children gave them a family photo session at their home. They started their session wearing antique clothing–Dot wore the wedding dress that was Tom’s grandmother’s. The tuxedo was not worn to the wedding, but it belonged to his grandfather.

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The Unseen – Country Home Portraits, Part III

Ed and the Battle at Wounded Knee I subscribe electronically to The Writer’s Almanac. My morning email today included a poem by Philip Dacey, and a very informative article about today being the anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee. If you know as little as I did until this morning, this event happened on

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The Unseen – County Home Portraits, Part II

Yesterday, my assistant Kree and I spent the afternoon meeting and photographing more residents of the Belknap County Nursing Home for Part II of my project The Unseen – County Home Portraits. To read why I started this project and see photos from Part I, click here. Gloria “You know me, I want to be

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