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Colorful Attraction
Family Shrimpers at Sunset on Kitty Hawk Bay, NC
Monastery on the Rocks
Grape Vines in the Morning
Acropolis sunset
Shifen Waterfall with a rainbow.
The Man in the Hat
Iris - Aerial Flowers
Calla - Aerial Flowers
Monk at Maha Muni
Anemone - Aerial Flowers
My adopted dog, Rufie, and me treasuring a peaceful moment together
Rely on the Madonna del Soccorso
Double rainbow on an autumn day
Melbourne Sunset with Lens Filter
Duck in a pond
Rely on the Madonna del Soccorso
Shut up a bit?
The Ghost Town
Pumpkinhead (Banded Sphinx)
Great sunset in the forest
Dragonfly Eye
Real sadness
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
My adopted dog, Rufie, and me treasuring a peaceful moment together

I took this selfie with my adopted basset-beagle dog, Rufie the Cakernaut, during one of our daily walks along his favorite spot near a neighborhood baseball field. I could tell he wanted to stay a little longer that day to remember the sounds and thrill of the many Little League games he participated in and would never see the following spring. He was a cancer warrior, nearing the end of his life and he knew it. The disease slowly compromised his ability to race across the bases chasing his baseballs, but cancer would never take away his love for life...or the game.

TAGS: Cancer, Proud, Virginia

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Ashburn , Virginia, United States of America
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Date Taken: 02.2016
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