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June 10, 2006 at 12:00 pm 20 comments

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These were taken after the space shuttle Columbia exploded. We went to the memorial to pay our respects. Our community came togther for weeks to mourn the astronauts killed in that accident.Here is a walk through some of what we experienced.

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  • 1. eph2810  |  June 10, 2006 at 8:20 am

    Wow – that was such a sad event. Thank you so much for sharing the community out-pour.
    Have a blessed Saturday.

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  • 2. Better Safe Than Sorry  |  June 10, 2006 at 8:32 am

    oh wow, i didn’t realize you lived so close to that. even here, where i am, we were very much aware of how tragic this was for everyone. it certainly does show how at these times, a community is formed. you don’t necessarily have to live there to feel the loss and understand the heartache of those involved.
    i’m doing the hunt today as well.

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  • 3. Viamarie  |  June 10, 2006 at 8:44 am

    That was a really tragic happening.

    My photo is up too. Enjoy your weekend!

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  • 4. Skittles  |  June 10, 2006 at 8:54 am

    Those are colorfull photos. I don’t remember seeing anything from that tragic accident. TY

    My photo is up.

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  • 5. Karen  |  June 10, 2006 at 8:58 am

    Oh wow… those are so touching! Nothing brings a community together like tragedy.

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  • 6. Mitey Mite  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:13 am

    Amazing how quickly that corner filled up with flowers, wasn’t it. Excellent example of community.

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  • 7. Guppyman  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:26 am

    That was the strangest thing…. so many people, but so quiet… and all the flowers and signs and just outpouring…. It was amazing

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  • 8. Tennessee Mama  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:28 am

    Wow! The community really did pull together through that.

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  • 9. Wystful1  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:32 am

    Oh yes……..it makes me take a few moments and contemplate what life really is!!—*gooseflesh*.

    And the sad part is, it takes a tragedy like this to make a country bow and thank the people who serve the community and country –instead of doing it daily!!! (and I’m a guilty one too).

    This is just a great way to show your community. Thank you.

    My Saturday Photo is up.

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  • 10. FRIDAY'S CHILD  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:49 am

    Very heartwarming.
    MyPhoto Hunt is up too.

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  • 11. Chi  |  June 10, 2006 at 9:59 am

    Very heart-touching photos & what a wonderful choice for today’s theme.

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  • 12. Expat Traveler  |  June 10, 2006 at 10:40 am

    oh wow, such a cool tribute!

    mine i s up too.

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  • 13. Melli  |  June 10, 2006 at 11:00 am

    Oh wow… that is truly a showing of community support… and that was such a tragic incident. Great pics.

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  • 14. ribbiticus  |  June 10, 2006 at 11:54 am

    great way of showing community spirit! mine’s up! 😉

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  • 15. GoofyJ  |  June 10, 2006 at 12:08 pm

    It is always special to see a community pull together like that. Nice pics. 😉 I played too.

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  • 16. FatedHearts  |  June 10, 2006 at 12:47 pm

    OH MY, It’s so heartbreaking to see these pictures and to know that the crew of the space shuttle were killed, it’s really great that the community came together for weeks to mourn them.

    I love the pictures althought it’s really heartbreaking to read and see the words on the pics.

    And thanks for allowing me to copy and paste your t13!hugs

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  • 17. MysteriousLady  |  June 10, 2006 at 2:12 pm

    Your pictures show how caring a community you live in. They did a wonderful memorial.

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  • 18. froggie mama  |  June 11, 2006 at 2:22 am

    I didn’t realize you were a fellow Texan. 🙂

    I love these pics. It makes me sad that sometimes it takes a tragedy to bring a community together. But everything happens for a reason, right? Great photos – tugs at your heart’s strings.

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  • 19. tnchick  |  June 11, 2006 at 4:46 am

    Another true meaning of community. You grabbed some great memory shots of something that forever changed so many people.

    I didn’t know if I should comment here or blogger…

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  • 20. deb  |  June 11, 2006 at 1:05 pm

    A sad reminder but one that truly exemplifies how communities come together…thanks for sharing!

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