A Paper Gene

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© Jordan Irwin
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UploadedOctober 17, 2008
TakenOctober 16, 2008
ModelCanon EOS 5D
Exposure1/160 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length23 mm
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As a young boy I used to look at the newspaper with my dad. I would like to save important newspapers or ones I liked. After breakfast I would go put them in my closet in a box. Come to find out my Dad had been saving newspapers as well, but had never told me. That smile he gave me everytime I took the newspaper in my room makes funny sense now. As my grandma approaches 99 years old just years ago she passed onto me what seems like a gene in our family, a box of saved newspapers that she collected growing up. I'm not some big collector or anything, just everytime I see these it reminds me of my grandma and how she kept each one of these front pages and special edition newspapers with her all these years, means a lot to me. These are just some of them, I couldn't fit them all into 1 picture, but I think you get the point.

hitler dead(wenesday morning May 2nd 1945)

first atomic bomb photo(Sunday Morning September 2nd 1945)

Kennedy Assassinated (Saturday Morning November 23 1963)


Man Walks On The Moon

The Deaths of Reagan, Nixon, Pope, Princess Diana, Frank Sinatra, Tupac.. the list goes on.

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