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Price of War

Navy combat swimmer Chris Ring is swimming down the entire length of the Mississippi River 2, 500 miles in Honor of those who lost their lives fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Here he comforts a Gold Star mother who lost her daughter. She had just signed her daughters name on his kayak.

TAGS: Comfort, Missouri, Mother, Pain, United States, Veteran, War

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Columbia, Illinois, United States of America
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© Thomas Rollins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 37
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 2:40 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4S
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/25
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO25600
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PHOTO LOCATION St. Louis , Missouri, United States of America