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Oh God!  Im among people I dont remember in a place I dont know.jpg

Oh God! Im among people I dont remember in a place I dont know.jpg

I'm lost and do not know how to get home. A frightening phase of dementia.
friends look like strangers, landmarks are lost and her own neighborhood is unframiliar.
Many things do not make sense.


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Davina Hughes, Scotland. 01-Aug-2010 09:27
Norma this one has brought a tear to my eye. This woman looks just like my deceased Mother, who no fault of her own had an accident, and stayed with Bill and I untill the end. What lovely thoughts you must have in your head to think up all those nice images Norma, you are just amazing. x
Kilkenny Photographic Society09-Jan-2010 04:43
Very powerful painting. Lovely gallery. Karen O'Hara
Guest 01-Jan-2009 23:38
you have captured this very sad illness in this ladys face it could be my mum who has dementia she is 92 and is loved and cared for my our family lilian
Guest 01-Jan-2009 15:31
Norma, you really captured the look of dementia in this lady's eyes. It is such a sad problem to have and yet one that seems to hit more and more people all the time.
It is really a powerful image.
janet
Enny01-Jan-2009 13:27
It's so touching, I do know , My grandparents, mother.
Skip01-Jan-2009 13:07
Stunning image Norma! I am intrigued by the young folks walking away...and the way they recede...you are using cool colors brillantly here. Excellent painting.

Skip
Audrey Hamilton 01-Jan-2009 12:07
Intense and moving. Thanks for sharing.
creativematrix01-Jan-2009 11:33
This is a powerful image, Norma. You captured the look in the eyes. We used to play some of the retirement homes and many times I saw this same expression...what terror they must feel.
Ann Roberts
Giovanna Gazzolo01-Jan-2009 07:08
This shall be my new favorite for 2009!
Beautiful, intense and so focused on that problem!
Super, dear Norma!
Apart from everything hope we shall remember each other for such a long time...just have cross our fingers!
Love you, Gio
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