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A BEGGAR IN A GOLD CITY
Holi bath at Gangasagar Fair
summer weather
Trypillian culture or the culture of Cucuteni VI
Escaping the Pigeon Hole
My parents love
Black Swallowtail ensnared in a Yellow Garden Spider's web
GAJAN (THE INDIAN RITUAL) 8
Trypillian culture or the culture of Cucuteni V
The man in the hat and the painting.
Room 123, Baymont Inn and Suites, Hot Springs, South Dakota
At the Ready
Room 123, Baymont Inn and Suites, Hot Springs, South Dakota
Spider webbing its prey
The flowers alleyway
A full rainbow over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
stream and red soil, kauai, hawaii
Trypillian culture or the culture of Cucuteni IV
Catharsis at the Washington Monument
Play
Mule Deer in Sage (Wyoming)
Jumbo
Trypillian culture or the culture of Cucuteni III
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
At the Ready

These helmets appeared on board the USS Essex during a Navy ShipRide opportunity in Seattle WA. They stand ready to protect our American Men and Women in the case of disaster. Ironic that these same men and women stand ready to protect all Americans anywhere around the world when called.

TAGS: Helmet, Seattle, Ship, Washington

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Carnation, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Michael Martinez.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix S5700 S700
Focal Length: 9.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Seattle, Washington, United States of America