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Old neighborhood tomb
13-APR-2002

Old neighborhood tomb

Sony Cybershot
1/100s f/6.3 at 26.2mm iso100 full exif

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Maria Mc Kinnie-Parsons 15-Jul-2012 21:02
I lived in Camp Boone housing from 62-64. We had a tomb like this maybe 8 feet from the LR wall. Had another one behind us shaped like the womb or some say turtle. I used to sneak up and watch as the families came to visit. I was 15 yrs old. My dad was stationed at the Naha naval air facility. I graduated from Kubasaki high school just before it moved away from Naha Wheel.
Bill Hild 14-Jul-2010 20:54
Additional memories are coming back. We lived near Futema Marine Air Station and when we came down to Highway #1 we were very near to Camp Boone, if my memory serves me right. It was a long time ago.
Bill Hild 14-Jul-2010 20:52
This looks just like the tomb behind our house when our family lived on Okinawa 1969-1971. We lived near, I think a village called Oyama or Ojama? Does anybody remember such a place?