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an Xcess of Xes
23-JUN-2005 Kelly Bellis

an Xcess of Xes

Bangor, Maine

Bangor, Maine - June 23, 2005 - Hands busied themselves marking black Xes after the reading of each named American killed in Iraq and red Xes for only an equal number of dead Iraqis as a small bell pealed both in front of the Margaret Chase Smith Federal building and in Senator Susan Collins' office. Approximately 3,450 names were reverently read during the six-hour long event.

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Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS
varies - e.g., 1/100s f/8.0 at 17.0mm iso100/1600 full exif

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ctfchallenge27-Jun-2005 18:16
Yes, all races and ages are represented in this wonderful image. A marvelous shot with a very appropriate title. Shu
Michael Puff25-Jun-2005 21:47
Another very powerful and moving statement, Kelly. A remarkable title which strengthens the visual. -Michael