June 19, 2008
Your Turn: "Leia's Daddy"
As the original caption tells us, all Sgt. Ryan John Baum wanted to do was come home and put his daughter, Leia, on his chest. Born 11 days after his death in Iraq on May 18, 2007, the placement of the baby photo during visitation addresses that wish.
As I am every day, I’m interested in your thoughts.
Iraq, 5 years later: ‘Ryan missed out on something spectacular’ (Rocky Mountain News)
(image/background: The American Photo blog highlighted this image from the recent LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. Photographer Barry Gutierrez of the The Rocky Mountain News won an Award of Excellence for the image in the Pictures Of The Year award)
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