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    My uncle had just passed away a couple days before this photo was taken. I went to stay with my grandfather because he was taking it really hard. One of his biggest fears was realized, he had to burry and say good bye to one of his children. I often found him staring off into space, thinking. The whole week was trying for him and the rest of the family, but he got through it and so did the rest of the family. Everyone was there for each other.
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    Lighting 2
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    I love how you included the table; this perspective makes me feel like I am sitting at the table with your grandfather. I feel his sadness; I feel like I am watching him as you "often found him staring off into space, thinking." I find myself wanting to give your grandfather a hug. Thank you for sharing this powerful photo and story Joshua.

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Apr 3, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Apr 19, 2017
    Location: East Stone Gap, Virginia, United States
    Camera: Apple iPhone 6s
    Focal Length: 4.15 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/30 sec
    Aperture: f/2.2
    ISO: 160
    Copyright: © Joshua Moore
    Categories: Culture, People, Places
    Assignments: My Best Photos of 2017, I Love You, The Gift of Life