48 year old Pears

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© Louise Armstrong
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UploadedOctober 20, 2008
TakenJanuary 12, 2006
ModelFinePix S9600
Exposure1/26 sec at f/3.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length8.1 mm
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This is a bar of Pears soap that was given to my Great Aunty Mary. She received it as a Christmas gift from the church in 1960. In the 70's she moved to Australia and in the late 80's she sent it to me. It has a Merry Christmas 1960 wish written on the bottom. It is usually wrapped in cling film, the same film that it came back to England in. My Great Aunt passed away a few years back and i think of her whenever i go in my bottom drawer and see the 48yr old bar of soap.

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  • Jessica Hardin

    Jessica Hardin gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    What a neat memento!

  • Rebecca Kinzie Bastian

    Rebecca Kinzie Bastian gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    How lovely! What an incredible memento.

  • Jessica Martinez

    Jessica Martinez gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Wonderful Story to go along with a wonderful image.

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Great story & Great shot ! Perfect for the theme !

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    Yup, agree with above.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Great shot... Great story; and a surefire goodtreasure... appropriate entry!!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (25 Nov 2008):

    What a great story and entry!

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