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Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Room — -Canon EOS 5D Mark III -Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L

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Your Days Are Numbered by John Westrock
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St. Lucas, Iowa
Population: 143

“Born in St. Lucas, Iowa, Father Aloysius H. Schmitt studied at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa and graduated in 1932. He then studied in Rome for the priesthood. He was ordained on December 8, 1935. Father Schmitt was first assigned as an associate at Saint Mary’s Church in Dubuque. After four years, he received permission to become a chaplain, and joined the United States Navy. He was appointed Acting Chaplain with rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade on June 28, 1939.

On December 7, 1941, Father Schmitt was serving on board the battleship USS Oklahoma during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, when a hit caused the ship to capsize. A number of sailors, including Fr. Schmitt, were trapped in a compartment with only a small porthole as the means of escape. Father Schmitt helped a number of men through this porthole. When it came his time to leave, he declined and helped more men escape. In total, he helped 12 men escape.

Fr. Schmitt died on board the Oklahoma. He was the first chaplain of any faith to have died in World War II.”

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Torii Gate by Sandro Bisaro

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The Past Is The Present by John Westrock

Monica through-hiking Rocky Mountain National Park via the Boulder-Grand Pass (12,077ft.). October 2015.


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Time Won’t Wait by John Westrock
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… Borst Lake, WA 

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Ginza Alley Aerial by Sandro Bisaro
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東京 2015 

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Happenstance by John Westrock
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