PHOTO OF THE DAY: 11.13.17
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Old Lady
CHINA-SHANXI-YUNCHENG-SALT LAKE
Quarries men
The Window
Feliz Navidad
Nueva Venecia
Night at Buddhist College
grateful prayer....
Sunrise of Hpa-an
Collecting the plywood
Shadow Puppets
THE WALL OF SILENCE
A Moment in the Sun
GHURNI, an old place of creativity
Flying Bull
Pacific Beach Bubbles
Peruvian in Argentina
Fishing Net
Tawny Owl in the Snow
Climbing Franz Josef Glacier
Childhood Memories
Dry Potato Flour
Reindeer enjoying its lunch in Tromso region, Northern Norway
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The Wall of Silence

This is one of the wonderful little everyday-gestures that during all my life I have observed in her. Placida, my grandmother, she was 39 years old way back in '63, when under the wave of the Vajont she lost her husband. A person who, unfortunately, fate has not left the time to let me know. Everyone knew that that piece of mountain would have fall in that artificial lake. But no one expected that the water would sweep away forever an entire village and almost all its inhabitants. A wave that left her, and another handful of souls, completely alone in the world.

TAGS: Family, Italy, Water

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Longarone, Italy
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Photo of the Day: 11.13.17 Editors' Pick
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© Mauro De Bettio.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Longarone, Italy