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Water Lily
Doumars Drive- In
Norfolk, VA
She was watching her brother and friends swim in a pond, and wanted to join in so badly, but the water was too deep.  The cloud, hill, and companion dandelions captured her mood perfectly.
Layers of San Diego
Swimmers pose for a picture after enjoying a dip in the family pond.
When a few members of Westboro Baptist Church came to Norfolk Virginia (to spread their message of hate) I was able to take this photograph of one of their children.
Rowers' shoes sitting on a dock during a regatta.  A boat had just docked behind the feetless shoes, and completed the picture.
Trees and sculpture at the San Diego Marina
The Jefferson Memorial during the Cherry Blossom Festival
A bedazzled Obama hat.  American is so many ways.
John Rockford of the local Virginia Beach band Jetstars
Swings at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, OH.
Driving the backroads to Tennessee and came upon the Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River in Kentucky
Surgeons performing a pediatric instrumented spinal fusion to help a patient with scoliosis.
Classic American Halloween decorations in Kerrytown shop window.
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland 2008 Vacation
Pure and simple joy with the first snow of the year.
Little sister helps big sister with her flowers before senior prom, an American rite of passage.
An eagle observing her while she observes him.
Silly-String war aftermath being captured by an observer.  This was part of a bar mitzvah celebration.
Project Runway -- Mallards
Patriotism at a regatta.
A modern day Norman Rockweller image - a boy fishing from a dock with a can of Coke next to him.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Swings at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, OH.

Swings at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, OH.

TAGS: Ohio, United States

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© Racheal Downes.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2009
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: June 5, 2010, 12:04 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Focal Length: 6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Sandusky, Ohio, United States of America