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Here it is! Sue took the front cover of November 2013 Your Hometowne Magazine!!! It is a photo of the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington DC. I escorted Dr. Tom Smith, Corporal Marine Raider, on the Leatherstocking Honor Flight, with other WWII veterans, to see their WWII Memorial, for the first time. We visited there, then the changing of the guard at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, and then on  to the Iwo Jima Memorial. Tom was the only Marine Veteran on the bus that had fought in that brutal offensive. He said 80% of his unit died in battle there. Tom was the only WWII veteran allowed off the bus to visit the Memorial. It was a very moving moment for him , and I believe deeply gratifying.  I had a chance to walk around the Memorial, and then saw my shot, in he late afternoon sun, when I placed the sun behind the flag, essentially lighting the flag up naturally.  I will be presenting a copy to Tom for Christmas. He deserves it. Thank-you to Cheryll and Paul Hill for choosing this photo to grace their November cover of Your Hometowne.   

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