CUTE FEMALE ON PURPLE

CUTE FEMALE ON PURPLE

Freeze frame taken from video shot by Linden Hudson (amateur photographer).

Who is Linden Hudson?

CLASSICBANDS DOT COM said: “According to former roadie David Blayney in his book SHARP DRESSED MEN: sound engineer Linden Hudson co-wrote much of the material on the ZZ Top ELIMINATOR album.” (end quote)

(ZZ Top never opted to give Linden credit, which would have been THE decent thing to do. It would have helped Linden’s career as well. The band and management worked ruthlessly to take FULL credit for the hugely successful album which Linden had spent a good deal of time working on. Linden works daily to tell this story. Also, the band did not opt to pay Linden, they worked to keep all the money and they treated Linden like dirt. It was abuse. Linden launched a limited lawsuit, brought about using his limited resources which brought limited results and took years. No one should treat the co-writer of their most successful album like this. It’s just deeply fucked up.)
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Hear the original ZZ Top ELIMINATOR writing/rehearsal tapes made by Linden Hudson and Billy Gibbons at: www.flickr.com/photos/152350852@N02/35711891332/in/photol...
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Read Linden’s story of the making of the super-famous ZZ Top ELIMINATOR album at: www.flickr.com/people/152350852@N02/
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LICKLIBRARY DOT COM (2013 Billy Gibbons interview) ZZ TOP’S BILLY GIBBONS FINALLY ADMITTED: “the Eliminator sessions in 1983 were guided largely by another one of our associates, Linden Hudson, a gifted engineer, during the development of those compositions.” (end quote) (Gibbons admits this after 30 years, but offers Linden no apology or reparations for lack of credit/royalties)
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MUSICRADAR DOT COM (2013 interview with ZZ Top’s guitarist Billy Gibbons broke 30 years of silence about Linden Hudson introducing synthesizers into ZZ Top’s sound.) Gibbons said: “This was a really interesting turning point. We had befriended somebody who would become an influential associate, a guy named Linden Hudson. He was a gifted songwriter and had production skills that were leading the pack at times. He brought some elements to the forefront that helped reshape what ZZ Top were doing, starting in the studio and eventually to the live stage. Linden had no fear and was eager to experiment in ways that would frighten most bands. But we followed suit, and the synthesizers started to show up on record.” (once again, there was no apology from ZZ Top or Billy Gibbons after this revelation).
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TEXAS MONTHLY MAGAZINE (Dec 1996, By Joe Nick Patoski): "Linden Hudson floated the notion that the ideal dance music had 124 beats per minute; then he and Gibbons conceived, wrote, and recorded what amounted to a rough draft of an album before the band had set foot inside Ardent Studios."
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP (By David Blayney) : "Probably the most dramatic development in ZZ Top recording approaches came about as Eliminator was constructed. What had gone on before evolutionary; this change was revolutionary. ZZ Top got what amounted to a new bandsman (Linden) for the album, unknown to the world at large and at first even to Dusty and Frank."
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CNET DOT COM: (question posed to ZZ Top): Sound engineer Linden Hudson was described as a high-tech music teacher on your highly successful "Eliminator" album. How much did the band experiment with electronic instruments prior to that album?
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THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE, MARCH 2018: "Eliminator" had a tremendous impact on us and the people who listen to us," says ZZ Top’s bass player. Common band lore points to production engineer Linden Hudson suggesting that 120 beats per minute was the perfect rock tempo, or "the people’s tempo" as it came to be known.
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP by David Blayney: (page 227): "…the song LEGS Linden Hudson introduced the pumping synthesizer effect."
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(Search Linden Hudson in the various ZZ Top Wikipedia pages which are related to the ELIMINATOR album and you will find bits about Linden. Also the main ZZ Top Wikipedia page mentions Linden. He’s mentioned in at least 7 ZZ Top related Wikipedia pages.)
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP By David Blayney: "Linden found himself in the position of being Billy’s (Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top guitarist) closest collaborator on Eliminator. In fact, he wound up spending more time on the album than anybody except Billy. While the two of them spent day after day in the studio, they were mostly alone with the equipment and the ideas."
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FROM THE BOOK: BEER DRINKERS & HELL RAISERS: A ZZ TOP GUIDE (By Neil Daniels, released 2014): "Hudson reportedly had a significant role to play during the planning stages of the release (ELIMINATOR)."
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FROM THE BOOK: ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE (ROLLING STONE PRESS, WRITTEN BY DEBORAH FROST): "Linden was always doing computer studies. It was something that fascinated him, like studio technology. He thought he might understand the components of popular songs better if he fed certain data into his computer. It might help him understand what hits (song releases) of any given period share. He first found out about speed; all the songs he studied deviated no more than one beat from 120 beats per minute. Billy immediately started to write some songs with 120 beats per minute. Linden helped out with a couple, like UNDER PRESSURE and SHARP DRESSED MAN. Someone had to help Billy out. Dusty and Frank didn’t even like to rehearse much. Their studio absence wasn’t really a problem though. The bass and drum parts were easily played with a synthesizer or Linn drum machine." (end quote)
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "After his quantitative revelations, Linden informally but instantly became ZZ Top’s rehearsal hall theoretician, producer, and engineer." (end quote)
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FROM THE BOOK: "ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE" (ROLLING STONE PRESS, BY DEBORAH FROST): "With the release of their ninth album, ELIMINATOR, in 1983, these hairy, unlikely rock heroes had become a pop phenomenon. This had something to do with the discoveries of a young preproduction engineer (Linden Hudson) whose contributions, like those of many associated with the band over the years, were never acknowledged."
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FROM THE BOOK: ​SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP (By DAVID BLAYNEY) : "The integral position Linden occupied in the process of building El​iminator was demonstrated eloquently in the case of song Under Pressure. Billy and Linden, the studio wizards, did the whole song all in one afternoon without either the bass player or drummer even knowing it had been written and recorded on a demo tape. Linden synthesized the bass and drums and helped write the lyrics; Billy did the guitars and vocals."
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FROM THE BOOK: "TRES HOMBRES – THE STORY OF ZZ TOP" BY DAVID SINCLAIR (Writer for the Times Of London): "Linden Hudson, the engineer/producer who lived at Beard’s house (ZZ’s drummer) had drawn their attention to the possibilities of the new recording technology and specifically to the charms of the straight drumming pattern, as used on a programmed drum machine. On ELIMINATOR ZZ Top unveiled a simple new musical combination that cracked open a vast worldwide market.
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESS MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "ELIMINATOR went on to become a multi-platinum album, just as Linden had predicted when he and Billy were setting up the 124-beat tempos and arranging all the material. Rolling Stone eventually picked the album as number 39 out of the top 100 of the 80’s. Linden Hudson in a fair world shoud have had his name all over ELIMINATOR and gotten the just compensation he deserved. Instead he got ostracized."
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FROM THE BOOK: ​SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP by DAVID BLAYNEY: "He (Linden) went back with the boys to 1970 when he was working as a radio disc jocky aliased Jack Smack. He was emcee for a show ZZ did around that time, and even sang an encore tune with the band, perhaps the only person ever to have that honor." (side note: this was ZZ Top’s very first show).
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "Linden remained at Frank’s (ZZ Top drummer) place as ZZ’s live-in engineer throughout the whole period of ELIMINATOR rehearsals, and was like one of the family… as he (Linden) worked at the controls day after day, watching the album (ELIMINATOR) take shape, his hopes for a big step forward in his production career undoubtably soared. ELIMINATOR marked the first time that ZZ Top was able to rehearse an entire album with the recording studio gadgetry that Billy so loved. With Linden Hudson around all the time, it also was the first time the band could write, rehearse, and record with someone who knew the men and the machines. ZZ Top was free to go musically crazy, but also musically crazy like a fox. Linden made that possible too."
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FROM THE BOOK "ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE" (ROLLING STONE PRESS, BY DEBORAH FROST, WRITER FOR ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE): "… SHARP DRESSED MAN which employed Hudson’s 120 beat-per-minute theory. The feel, the enthusiasm, the snappy beat and crisp clean sound propelled ELIMINATOR into the ears and hearts of 5 million people who previously could have cared less about the boogie band of RIO GRANDE MUD."
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THE GREATEST ROCK REBRAND OF ALL TIME (by Jason Miller): "Sound engineer Linden Hudson researched the tempos at which the most popular rock tracks in the charts had been recorded. His data showed that there was something very special about 120 beats to a minute. Gibbons decided to record pretty much the whole of ZZ Top’s new album at that tempo. The result? 1983’s Eliminator. It was named after Gibbons’ Ford Coupé; it had been created through a unique combination of creative collaboration and data mining. And it was about to take the world by storm."
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ULTIMATECLASSICROCK DOT COM: "This new melding of styles was encouraged by Hudson, who served as a kind of pre-producer for ​EL LOCO … … Hudson helped construct ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard’s home studio, and had lived with him for a time. That led to these initial sessions, and then a closer collaboration on 1983’s ​ELIMINATOR.
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FIREDOGLAKE DOT COM: "I like Billy Gibbons’ guitar tone quite a lot, but I lost all respect for them after reading how badly they fucked over Linden Hudson (the guy who was the brains behind their move to include synthesizers and co-wrote most of their career-defining Eliminator record)."
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EMAIL FROM A ZZ TOP FAN TO LINDEN (One Of Many): "I write you today about broken hearts, one is mine and one is for you. I have been a ZZ Top fan since I was 6 years old. I purchased ELIMINATOR vinyl from Caldors in Connecticut with the $20 my grandma gave me for my birthday. I will spare the #1 fan epic saga of tee shirts, harassing Noreen at the fan club via phone weekly for years, over 40 shows attended. Posters, non stop conversation about the time I have spent idolizing this band, but more Billy G, as he has seemed to break free of the Lone Wolf shackles and it became more clear this was his baby. In baseball I was Don Mattingly’s #1 fan, Hershel Walker in football, Billy Gibbons in music. What do these individuals have in common? They were role models. Not a DUI, not a spousal abuse, not a drug overdose, not a cheater. Until I read your web page. I read Blayney’s book around 1992 or so, I was in middle school and I was familiar with your name for a long time. I didn’t realize you suffered so greatly or that your involvement was so significant. It pains me to learn my idol not only cheated but did something so wrong to another being. I now know this is where tall tales and fun loving bullshit and poor morals and ethics are distinguished and where I would no longer consider myself to look up to Billy. I love to joke and I love credit but I have always prided myself on ethics and principles… I hold them dear. I wanted to say, the snippet of UNDER PRESSURE you played sounded very new wave and I may like it more than the finished product. Well that’s all. You have reached ZZ Top’s biggest fan and I can let others know. Bummer. Cheers and good luck. James."​
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VINYLSTYLUS DOT COM: Much of Eliminator was recorded at 124bpm, the tempo that considered perfect for dance music by the band’s associate Linden Hudson. An aspiring songwriter, former DJ and – at the time – drummer Frank Beard’s house-sitter, Hudson’s involvement in the recording of the album would come back to haunt them. Despite assisting Gibbons with the pre-production and developing of the material that would end up on both El Loco and Eliminator, his contribution wasn’t credited when either record was released.
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INFOMORY DOT COM: ‘Eliminator’ is a studio album of the American rock band ZZ Top. It was released on March 23, 1983 and topped the charts worldwide. Its lyrics were co-written by the band’s sound engineer Linden Hudson while the band denied it.
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MUSICMISCELLANEOUS DOT COM: (ELIMINATOR ALBUM):
However, despite the album credits bass-player Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard were replaced during the recording process by synthesizers and a drum machine programmed by engineer Linden Hudson, who allegedly co-wrote much of the music with Gibbons despite receiving no credit at the time. Gibbons would later say of Hudson that “he was a gifted songwriter and had production skills that were leading the pack at times. He brought some elements to the forefront that helped reshape what ZZ Top were doing”. Hudson did no less than show the band how to stay relevant in an age where three guys from Texas with long beards (except famously for Frank Beard) and blues licks were one of the last things the contemporary market was demanding.

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Increasing ambition for worldly acclaim

Increasing ambition for worldly acclaim

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Dolled Up

Dolled Up

In that small screen, I want to look the prettiest. But I’m still hiding these feelings in my heart.

– Jihyo

full outfit & details at ahchoo-e!.

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Don’t Let Your Story Book Relationship Turn Into a Category 3-Type Hurricane

Don’t Let Your Story Book Relationship Turn Into a Category 3-Type Hurricane

You have been in a wonderful love relationship for sometime now. It is everything you always wanted. You two are very close. Your partner has been warm and loving. There have been no real problems. You have pretty much agreed on everything. A break up is the farthest thing from your thoughts.

The love-making has been great; extremely satisfying. You do so many things together as a couple. All of your friends and family envy your love and relationship. Except for a very few minor ups and downs, everything has been going in an almost story book fashion.

You cannot do enough for each other. You give each other the space you need. You each have your own friends and mutual friends that you spend time with.  Even after all this time together, you find each other desirable and enjoy each others company. 

There is a sense of calm and security that you have been feeling. You have been basking in the glow of the sunny side of love. It is like a dream. It looks like your story book relationship will last forever.  You are content.

Until now, that is!

What happened all of a sudden? Hurricane Season has hit with no warning!

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the federal agency that focuses on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere tells us that the Atlantic hurricane season lasts about 6 months. However, it seems like this unnamed storm in your personal life is about to put an end to your relationship.

We all know the catastrophic damage hurricanes can do. Winds can exceed 155 miles per hour, spawn tornadoes and cause extensive damage from heavy rainfall and flying objects.

Hurricanes are classified into five categories based on their wind speed, central pressure, and damage potential. Category 3 hurricanes are considered major hurricanes causing major damage.

That’s what you relationship seems to be getting to. You and your partner have started arguments that last way longer than necessary. It seems like a tornado has hit. The damage from the flying angry words and the mistrust is about to cause extensive injury.  It looks like you could break up.

You have got to do something to make up before it is too late. This storm has been brewing for several weeks or maybe even months. You just did not notice the warning signs. You do not want to break up.

You cannot stop the destruction of a hurricane.  However, with care and consideration, you can stop major damage in your relationship if you are willing to take the time to find the cause and the effort it takes to make up and put it back together.

Angela Baden (and Jamie Gray) are ecommerce entrepreneurs with a great many interests. Their focus now is on helping couples maintain a healthy loving relationship that lasts 4 ever. See more on the blog. http://makingup4ever.com

Living Buddha, Living Christ – Awesome Book Regarding Unity

Living Buddha, Living Christ – Awesome Book Regarding Unity

This is a wonderful book by Thich Nhat Hanh. His perception of Buddhism and Christianity is right on point. I really like his philosophy regarding, religion, recognition of faiths, and integration of faiths. Living Buddha, Living Christ, comes alive while reading these excellent words on its pages. One is able to feel the “spirit” or in other words the “breath” flowing in a natural manner while being mindful over the words being read.

This awesome book has ten chapters and a wonderful glossary of term at the end. However, one would miss a whole lot of vital information if the Introduction is not read. Listen to these words found in the introduction regarding knowing oneself:

“So while you accompany me, although you do not yet understand it, you have already come to know, and you will be called ‘the one who knows himself.’ For whoever has not known himself knows nothing, but he who has known himself has already understood the depth of all things.”

This is such an awesome beginning for a book of this nature and for one to read and understand the concepts and principles being presented.

Chapter One addresses the lessons regarding to Be Still And Know. The section on “Interbeing” states:

“In the Psalms, it says, ‘Be still and know that I am God.’ ‘Be still’ means to become peaceful and concentrated. The Buddhist term is samatha (stopping, calming, concentrating). ‘Know’ means to acquire wisdom, insight, or understanding. The Buddhist term is vipasyana (insight, or looking deeply). ‘Looking deeply’ means observing something or someone with so much concentration that the distinction between observer and observed disappears.”

Naturally, one is able to see that this text not only spells things out progressively. It is also based on teaching the basic foundation for understanding.

Chapter Three covers The First Supper. While we eat we must realize that our food is a gift from God and we must be thankful for every meal. Hanh states, “To eat a piece of bread or a bowl of rice mindfully and see that every morsel is a gift of the whole universe is to live deeply.” This is really a religious experience for many and is like unto the priest giving the body of Christ to communicants.

This awesome book is full of wonderful words for the mind, body and soul. Chapter Ten regarding Faith And Practice will move the mind to another level of realization. Meditate on these words for a while from Hahn:

“The living the Dharma is the way embedded by Buddha, bodhisattvas, and all who practice it…’The Sangha is comprised of the four pairs and the eight types who are worthy of offering, hospitality, gifts, and salutations, unsurpassable fields of merit in the world.’ All Buddhists practice taking refuge in the Three Jewels: Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. Doing so brings the feeling of calm, solidarity, and comfort, and nourishes faith.”

These are just wonderful word of upliftment that enlightens the soul and allows for greater understanding and realization of who we are and where we are.

The text ends with the position of Real Dialogue Brings Tolerance. Hanh’s words regarding, “The fact that the absence of true experience brings forth intolerance and a lack of understanding” is right on point. One is truly unaware of the greatness that exists in another person where there is a lack of dialogue and understanding. When the ego comes into the picture, a delusionary state of consciousness take place and all sense of reality in a positive state of mind are lost. One is then blinded by the dust he or she has created.

One has to read this book to get the full picture and to become rooted in the faiths articulated by Hanh. It’s an awesome boom to read and meditate on for a lifetime. The knowledge to be gained from this text is invaluable.

One may obtain more information about Thich Nhat Hanh the author at the following website: http://www.plumvillage.org/

Submitted by “Epulaeryu Master.” 

Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the co-author of two poetry books, A Trilogy of Poetry, Prose and Thoughts for the Mind, Body and Soul, and Trilogy Moments for the Mind, Body and Soul. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the World Haiku Association; Milwaukee Area Technical College, Phoenix Magazine; and Taj Mahal Review. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for the state of Arkansas, USA, and is an adjunct faculty at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He has completed over twenty years of service with the U.S. Army.

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Online Book Stores ? One Stop Shop for Time-Starved Book-Lovers

Online Book Stores ? One Stop Shop for Time-Starved Book-Lovers

“Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.”

Through this quote, Jim Rohn very easily explained the importance of a book in our lives. Be it a fiction book or a business book, each book has the power to teach readers a lesson that is otherwise not possible. The crucial role of a teacher that books play makes them an indispensable part or our lives and one should always make an effort to stay in close proximity with them. But, hectic work schedules do not allow readers to visit traditional libraries and read their favorite books in peace. In such a situation, online book stores come as a savior for book lovers.

These book stores on Internet maintain huge stocks of books so that readers can purchase the book of their choice at the comforts of their home, office or anywhere they want.  Well, comfort is just one factor that made these stores popular among book lovers and there are many more benefits that can be availed by shopping for books online.

Access to Latest Releases

The book stores on the Internet update their collections regularly with latest releases so that the curious readers can grab their copy without waiting much. So, the next time you want to buy a new book do not wait and simply visit one of the book stores on Internet to buy a book in just a few seconds.

Proper Categorization of Books

Finding one book out of those huge heaps is a daunting task. But, when the books are categorized on the basis of author, category (fiction, art, business etc.), price, release date, and language; one can zero down at the desired book in just a few mouse clicks. The better a book store, the better categorization and collection of the books is available for perusal of visitors. So, book readers should spend time to conduct a judicious search for the best book stores on Internet.

Special Discounts

One reason that allures readers from different parts of the world towards online stores is heavy discount on print price of the book. These days, most of the online stores offer the facility of free shipping on books and you can get the books delivered at your doorstep in no time.

So, next time if you are running short of time and want to grab the latest book from your favorite author, stop waiting and place your order online.

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This is an illustration from a CALI Lesson by Eric Molinsky. www.cali.org/lesson/842 www.cali.org/lessons/1120 CALI Lessons are interactive study materials that most law students can access for free. See cali.org to learn more.

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63/365 – Souvenirs, souvenirs

63/365 - Souvenirs, souvenirs

A picture postcard
A folded stub
A program of the play
File away your photographs
Of your holiday
And your mementos
Will turn to dust
But that’s the price you pay
For every year’s a souvenir
That slowly fades away
Every year’s a souvenir
That slowly fades away
-Billy Joel-

The charm of vintage biscuit tins… After you’ve emptied it from its original content you can fill it with various items and keepsakes… only to forget about it for a while. Until the day you feel very brave and decide to dust and sort your drawers and closets. You dig out the tin box, open it, squat on the floor… and off you go for a time travel…
That’s the idea of this cool website, Biscuit Tin. Check it out and rediscover your own photos stored on Flickr, and, most all, the story behind them.

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