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© John Linton
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 19, 2014
TakenOctober 17, 2013
ModelD-LUX 6
Exposure1/250 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length4.7 mm
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Kukui Nut Beads, North Pool, The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, NYC

The Kukui tree in Hawaii is a symbol of light, Hope, and renewal. The nuts from the tree can be made into prayer leis.

Source: http://www.hawaiianceremonies.com/kukui_leis.php

Leica D-Lux 6 camera

17 October 2013

Thanks to Lynn E. Harvey for the spotlight.

21 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    A classy entry for this theme.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz (Deleted) gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    Superb, John

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (19 Feb 2014):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    Great for the theme,John.

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (19 Feb 2014):

    Touching image...very nice !

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    If anything could be too powerful for this theme, this is the image.

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    Beautiful! The scene of many broken hearts!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    Well seen and presented!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    A fantastic entry John!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    What a heartache indeed!! So sad. A beautiful remembrance!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (19 Feb 2014):

    Perfect, John. Perfect.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2014):

    The memory of this day breaks my heart still....it always will. I lost a former co-worker from Nellis AFB in the Pentagon. He had just been promoted to Major. This is unbeatable in the them of "broken hearts." Thank you so much for posting, John. Very well composed!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (20 Feb 2014):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (20 Feb 2014):

    A beautiful entry giving hope to the broken hearted.

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (20 Feb 2014):

    Perfect, compliment.

  • tania medina

    tania medina gave props (21 Feb 2014):

    Great work getting this meaningful photo.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2014):

    So well said by everyone

  • alex ringer

    alex ringer gave props (6 Mar 2014):

    Touching and moving.

  • alex ringer

    alex ringer said (6 Mar 2014):

    Very charged subject but it lacks contrast to intensify it.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (13 Jun 2016):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers gave props (1 Jul 2016):

    Great for this theme. GMV

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