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Sunday, October 28, 2007

from the ashes

On October 28 I was assigned to photograph one extremely hard hit block in Ranch Bernardo in San Diego County. 7 of the 9 homes on a cul-de -sac were destroyed by the Witch Fire. These neighbors are so resilient, sticking together through the tragic week. Truly inspirational. No tears today. They were on a mission to move forward.
A large group sorting through ashes to find a wedding ring in what was once a three level home. Under a metal plate , one lady finds a image of Jesus that burned around the edges , but the face still there. The group excitedly call me over to photograph it. They have a small victory on the long road to recovery.

1 comment:

KellyJ said...

The Jesus photo is awesome as is the story that goes with it. Great work!