Thursday, December 23, 2010

2010…My Favorite Photograph

The “50 Mile Journey Honoring A Fallen Hero”…
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It is so hard to pick a favorite photo…I’ve made so many…but I’m favoring this one…
because of what it is…'
Marine  PJ Kellogg ran 50 miles on the Fourth of July
weekend in honor of fallen hero “Izzy O’Bryan”…


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The following is my original post from July 2010…with more photos and more information…
It was an amazing day…one I’ll never forget!!!
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the original post from July
Have You Honored A Fallen Hero???
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Northwest Tennessee honored one of their fallen heroes today…
SGT Israel “Izzy” O’Bryan…
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I enlarged the elements of the poster so that you could see them better…this is the young man that was honored…but wait…
the story gets better…
It is a heartwarming story…but it’ll take some of your time…
Please send  any comments to Izzy's Mom...
I am just telling the story…
Izzy’s son, his wife, stepfather, sister,  Mom and all of his
family gave their loved one for us…
Izzy gave all…
 
We surround your family Izzy!!!
 
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PJ Kellogg, a Marine from Jackson honored Izzy by running 50 miles
from Newbern, Tn to Jackson, Tn…do you know how hot and humid it is in
Tennessee in July???
PJ is the one featured inside the triangle in the above photo…
 
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PJ had a little help!!!
 
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I guess you could say…a lot of help!!!
 
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Rolling Thunder escort!!!
 
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Before the finish line…
 
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After running 50 miles…btw it was 94 degrees…
Congratulations PJ…a job well done!!!
 
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image This little cutie was shouting USA in the biggest booming voice…she was adorable!!!
 
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Proud Mom of her Marine!!! I’m sure he was a hero also!!!
 
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Izzy’s sister, stepfather and Mother of Izzy…
Please honor Izzy by emailing them!!! Bloggers have the biggest hearts!!!

6 comments:

  1. What a wonderful shot - and I love the meaning behind it.

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  2. I remember when you posted this one before... Very touching.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  3. I also remember this post from back in July. You've taken so many great pictures this year that I can understand why you had trouble picking out a favorite, but I think you did a good job with this one.
    I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas.

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  4. Oh Becky..... How wonderful that you captured such an amazing story with all the heart felt pictures.....they're beautiful!
    Blessings and Merry Christmas!

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  5. This brought tears to my eyes! Great captures! Such powerful photographs. They are so powerful none of them need explaining. Thanks for sharing something so special like this! Merry Christmas :)

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  6. I think you chose a wonderful shot to be your favourite!

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