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Joseph Hammond
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The Thing in the Cellar
The Thing in the Cellar It was a large cellar, entirely out of proportion to
the house above it. The owner admitted that it was probably built for
a distinctly different kind of structure from the one which rose above it.
Probably the first house had been b...
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Letter From the Governor to Drive as Fast as i Could
During my first 11 years working, you all know that I was a photojournalist in NJ. I had many adventures, here is one I remember. I was taking pictures of the Governor of New Jersey, William Cahill. I don't remember why, it was 45 years ago, but it was crit...
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The Snowy Owl
A long, long time ago, I came face to face with a Snowy Owl. Here it is about 60 years later and I still vividly remember the encounter, it was more than a meeting of a boy and a bird, there was something special and kind of spiritual about the meeting. It ...
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Running From a Shotgun Blast with MJ on My Sholders
I was talking with Your Aunt Mary Jane today and she remembered when I ran back to our house on 4th of July with her on my shoulders as a man with a shot gun was shooting at us. Here is the Story It was the 4th of July and Mary Jane said she was 5 or 6 so I...
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At Jessica's Request, My Most Embarrassing Moment
You all know what it is, but you might get an additional chuckle here. (Have to go work but I will be back soon)
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Took Pictures of Two Presidents
In 1960 at the age of 18 I got my first job as an adult working for a local weekly newspaper called the Observer. I worked there for 11 years and did almost all the jobs there. My favorite job in the early years was taking pictures and writing stories for t...
Took Pictures of Two Presidents
Took Pictures of Two Presidents
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My last blog ended in a shower of bullets, this blog is about a very unexpected warm kiss from someone I hardly knew in the Atlantic Ocean at dawn. I was about 35 around the year 1977 I was recently divorced from my first wife, Linda, your Mom Jill and your...
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