The price of Democracy

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UploadedMarch 4, 2007
TakenSeptember 5, 2005
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D100
Exposure1/200 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length78 mm
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Retired Marine overcome with grief at Moving Wall stop in Jacksonville, Fl.

29 responses

  • Michael Favaretto

    Michael Favaretto said (14 Sep 2007):

    very powerful lump in throat moment

  • Christina Ward

    Christina Ward gave props (3 Feb 2008):

    great capture of such a touching moment

  • Matt Snider

    Matt Snider gave props (3 Apr 2008):


  • Tina Smith

    Tina Smith said (8 Apr 2008):

    I know its a very touching photo when it makes ME fight tears. Very steep price. Awesome shot.

  • Rashun Drayton

    Rashun Drayton gave props (4 Jun 2008):

    love this!!

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (4 Jun 2008):

    BRAVO for this moving photo

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (4 Jun 2008):

    A thousand words a thousand tears

  • Ariana Bauer

    Ariana Bauer gave props (4 Jun 2008):

    Beautiful and Touching

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (4 Jun 2008):

    wow....lump in my throat....

  • Brian Davis

    Brian Davis gave props (5 Jun 2008):


  • Dave Loomis

    Dave Loomis gave props (7 Jun 2008):


  • David Fullman

    David Fullman gave props (8 Jun 2008):

    Perect capture

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith gave props (9 Jun 2008):

    amazingly powerful portrait...gave me goosebumps

  • * Tabitha Payne

    * Tabitha Payne gave props (12 Jun 2008):

    What a touching capture. Well done.

  • Patricia Ryan

    Patricia Ryan gave props (13 Jun 2008):

    Instant emotional connection; well done

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (14 Jun 2008):

    drawn to this picture..

  • Craig Llewellyn

    Craig Llewellyn said (16 Jun 2008):

    Usmc... We can't thank them enough.

  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke gave props (18 Jun 2008):

    Emotionally touching and extremely powerful.

  • Ron Lodi

    Ron Lodi said (25 Jun 2008):

    Words cannot describe the emotion this shot brings out in me.

  • Anthony Lopez

    Anthony Lopez gave props (3 Jul 2008):

    love it

  • Barbara Gerstner

    Barbara Gerstner gave props (4 Jul 2008):

    What a moving and heart-breaking image...

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) said (8 Jul 2008):

    Well done. You have my vote.

  • Michael Baremore

    Michael Baremore gave props (12 Jul 2008):

    This says it all!!!

  • Andrew Manley

    Andrew Manley gave props (17 Jul 2008):


  • Michael Dunn

    Michael Dunn gave props (27 Jul 2008):

    Well captured emotion!

  • Michael Pawlus

    Michael Pawlus said (7 Aug 2008):

    amazing photo.

  • Gary Brune

    Gary Brune said (11 Aug 2008):

    I've served on a few honorary firing squads, so this picture makes its point with power. thank you for the shot, and I will send the url to the commander of my American Legion post.
    Adjutant Gary D. Brune

  • ! :) Billie Jo Jones

    ! :) Billie Jo Jones gave props (4 Oct 2009):

    ohh... Ed.. makes my heart hurt... beautiful...

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Oct 2010):

    Outstanding, Brilliant, Moving, Dramatic, Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!

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