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# Donalea Deines 2014-09-08 21:20
Beautiful and so sad. Thank you for sharing your talent to help others.
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# R. Kevin Johnson 2014-09-05 22:20
a beautiful and profound reflection on a somber event.
congratulations, seigan, and thanks for sharing yourself with us.
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# Jeremy Shatan 2014-09-05 17:54
So visual - and powerful.
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