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© dawn duffield
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UploadedMarch 4, 2010
TakenFebruary 23, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/750 sec at f/4.8
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Focal Length200 mm
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39 responses

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    My heart is full.......!!! He is exquisite. A breathtaking portrait my Darling Dawn. xo

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Superb portrait and heartwarming story!! (Glad to see you back)

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield said (4 Mar 2010):

    Thank you, M; for everything. I love you. I have to go to work now :-(

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Wow! I mean wow! Must have been a wonderful experience. Beautiful photo Dawn. dp

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    A superb portrait with a backstory that is life-affirming. :] :} :) :>

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    What a beautiful short story, Dawn! If he is you, he is a good and beautiful person. I am so glad you were reunited with this wonderful son; and know that he was equally blessed. This is a fabulous portrait.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    How wonderful that you were able to reunite with him! A beautiful portrait.

  • paul mullin

    paul mullin (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Tremendous portrait. The story gives it a pure emotional punch.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    WOW! Words fail me Dawn! I amso happy you have found a new happiness in your sould with your child. I am sure he feels the same way. Absolutely beautiful photo of this handsome fellow.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, how beautiful and touching all at once. He is so handsome. I'm so happy for you. An amazing portrait....

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    A double WOW...a very moving, heart warming, life story !!!! And a beautifully handsome lad, he is!!! Very well done, my friend!!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Wow, Dawn, you have brought goose bumps all over my body!!!!!!!!! I am so happy for you and Alex, both of you are beautiful and deserve a life time of love and communication from now on my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is funny how things work out in the end in life; it may seem to take forever but then the unknown happens! Don’t ever let him go again my friend!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    great shot!!!!!!!!!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    WOW - so glad you were able to capture the time you have had. hope you have more and are able to maintain a wonderful relationship. I recently found out that I have a brother out that somewhere that was adopted out so many years ago, he would be older than me. I will always wonder about him now.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, what a blessing!!! This is a beautiful portrait of I'm sure you'll treasure always. How wonderful that the two of you have found each other. May you always be in each others lives.

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) said (4 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, I'm happy for you, I glad this turned out to be a great story to a new beginning.


    JOE FAILK gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Perfect for the theme! Great shot!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    so happy for all and such a beautiful portrait...

  • Jens Kornacker

    Jens Kornacker said (5 Mar 2010):

    Words a too little, this is so a heartwarming story. How old is he now, Dawn?

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, this is a great photo to match a great event. I am so happy for both of you.

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (5 Mar 2010):

    Nice portrait. Thank you for sharing your life experience.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    Outstanding Dawn! My best wishes to both of you!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    Heartwarming story, I am so happy for you both....a winning entry..

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, I am so pleased that you have your son back in your life. My Alex, as yours, is just like me, they are a joy and we are both so lucky! I am so glad that you have him back in your life! A beautiful portrait!! X

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    OMG Dawn!!! That is fantastic. I'm thrilled for you. That's one of the happiest things I've heard of in some time. Congratulations to you both. XXOO

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield said (8 Mar 2010):

    Thank you all so much for your warm wishes and support, it means the world. To answer Jens question, Alex will be 21 years old on May 10th.

    Needless to say, this has been quite an emotional time for me; I am so very thankful to have such wonderful and patient friends. I love you guys :-)

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (9 Mar 2010):

    Dawn, this is incredible! My husband is adopted, and we found his family 5 years ago. His mother had passed so that was very sad. I am so very happy for you, I cannot express it in words.

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer gave props (10 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful words and the picture is great. I love love the tones.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    Sorry, I miss this and I just left a props on your other photo. He is so like you, just a male version. So happy for you and Alex to be reunited. I can imagine how especial that day was for both of you.

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (15 Mar 2010):

    A heartwarming story indeed. I have a friend who never searched for his birth parents because he was afraid his adoptive parents would be hurt by it. His loss I am sure. May you and your new found son enjoy many happy years enjoying each other's love and company.

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    A++++++++++ :)

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (22 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful toning used.

  • Jonathan Davis

    Jonathan Davis gave props (31 Mar 2010):

    Dawn!!! This is sooooooo cool!!!!

  • ScottinTO

    ScottinTO (Deleted) said (2 Apr 2010):

    Holy cow, Batman!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    E X Q U I S I T E n t r y !

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (14 Oct 2010):

    Oh Dawn! He is beautiful!! My heart is about to burst with happiness for you!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (14 Oct 2010):

    Hello Dawn,,,this is very moving..excellent portrait

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (7 Mar 2011):

    love the lighting.

  • Melissa Valencia

    Melissa Valencia said (22 May 2011):

    Just coming to this photo, my dear friend. What a beautiful portrait! What a beautiful story. You are such a gift. hugs

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