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Our dog Winston enjoys an afternoon swim in the pond.
Letter Writer from Saigon Central Post Office
Cambodian street food,  sauteed crickets
Low Tide
Sunrise at Angkor Wat, Cambodia
A real superman brings food
Thoughtful woman takes a seat
Mushroom on the side of a tree
The unknown
Baby Rabbit
Sleeping Squirrel
Guardians of the Valley
Arrival on Dead
Peace of mind
Battle of the Bachelors
Carpenter Bee
Maryland Five-lined Skink
Paris School Girl ; Street Photography
The sun sneaks a peak.
Fallen log in the New Hampshire Woods.
Hummingbird. Nature imitating life.
Homeless man in Paris ; street photography
Downtown Covington Louisiana
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Guardians of the Valley

The fire department helicopter made several water drops when a fire broke out in the Hills of Bear Valley Springs. The area has steep, rocky terrain in between properties so ground crews worked where they could and air support took on the rest. It represents how resilient we can be when we work together for the greater good. Tragedy and hardship are times that will either tear people apart, or bring them together stronger than they were before. Every community has its problems, but Bear Valley has grown together around their heroes in uniform after multiple fires.

TAGS: California, Community, Fire, Helicopter, United States

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Tehachapi, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Jessica Martin.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 21, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Tehachapi, California, United States of America