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So I jumped in to this today, I forgot it snowed all weekend so the snow was all slushy and gave way really easily. Half the mountain was just barely held together ice. I would have taken a picture but the homeless guy beside it was laughing at me saying he had been taking a piss on that thing all weekend.
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You ever see a photo that just speaks to you.
There is something about this photo, that makes me me feel sad, angry, defiant, and whole host of other emotions at the same time.

I remember seeing the infamous "The Afghan Girl" photo taken by photographer Stephen McCurry in 1984 on the cover of an old National Geographic. I was enthralled by this picture that I decided to keep it, now knowing why I liked it so much.

Over the years, I kept on coming back to this photo and the more I learnt about where it came from and under what circumstances it was taken, I could totally understand the fiery anger in that young girls face. In time, I learned I wasn't alone, it is considered one of the most famous photographs ever taken, it is also known as "The Afghan Mona Lisa." I had totally forgotten about that photo until today when I ran into a well done graffiti recreation of that photo in downtown Toronto today.

This photograph sparked such a reaction that many people decided to donate time and money to the Afghan region after seeing it After almost 20 years National Geographic was able to track down the girl, now a married woman. There is a documentary that goes more in depth that I just watched called Search for the Afghan Girl.

If you are interested in historically significant photographs, I highly recommend watching it.
http://documentarystorm.com/search-for-the-afghan-girl/

For more information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_Girl
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Disney has quite a sense of humor for the announcement of Disney purchasing Lucasfilms. I've watched this video a few times already. I love when companies big or small do creative things to announce news. Press releases are so boring!
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