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Day 4-Alternative: Sparkler Boy
Day 4-Alternative: Sparkler Boy
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Collection: 50 Days
Camera: Pentax *ist DL
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Franklin TN USA
Date: Jul 4, 2007
Date Uploaded: Jul 5, 2007

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Comments: 7
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Alternate Day 4

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IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America


When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security....

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07/14/2007 03:49:36 PM
this is way cute
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07/05/2007 08:18:57 PM
The light glow on him is great and it's perfect that he has on a patriotic shirt as well.
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07/05/2007 04:56:40 PM
I love his expression, I remember when I was little sparklers being the coolest thing ever.
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07/05/2007 04:35:40 PM
Like the shot. Great atmosphere.
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07/05/2007 03:35:50 PM
Love shots like this. They are such wonderful memories for us to look back on. Full of wonder and joy in that face.
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07/05/2007 09:00:38 AM
Nice light capture.
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07/05/2007 01:24:26 AM
hmmmmm .. just read thru the part of the declaration of independence that you've copied out in your comments ..
some wonderful sentiments in theory ..
in practice however ?? ..
sparkler boy looks intent .. great shot .. :)
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