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Alpine Gentleman

We came across this gentleman who sat at a table in a small cafe in the Swiss Alps in a town called Wengen. We were amazed at how fit he was and couldn't help but notice that he was alone. We asked the waitress if she knew him. She replied yes, and he agreed to let us take his picture. We offered him tea or coffee and he graciously said no and that he was ok just sitting there. What we later found out is that he just buried his wife a few days before and he just wanted a bit of company.

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Stanhope, New Jersey, United States of America
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© Mark Forder.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2013
Total Views: 32
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 14, 2015, 10:32 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 20mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Wengen, Switzerland