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The night before the inauguration I had this dream. A dream of our beautiful statue of liberty drowning in black water. Visions and audio of trump screaming while newspapers swirled in the water. It moved me to tears in my sleep and suddenly I woke up with a jolt. I was almost relieved it was a nightmare until I remembered what was to take place that very next morning. I laid back down, wiped my tears, and stayed awake for several hours. My stomach was in knots. My head hurt. But then the realization came to me that I had to create THIS image. I needed it out of my head and into the world. My nightmare and my reality.

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Cornelius , Oregon, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Stephanie Kotaniemi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO4000
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