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Subject: [Leica] The Big Day!!! :-)
From: clive.moss at (Clive Moss)
Date: Wed Mar 26 09:07:48 2008
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Congratulations. I hope your post your pictures for us :-)

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 9:21 AM, TED GRANT <> wrote:
> So here we are more than buns deep in snow in Ottawa for this day of 
> happeings.
>  It starts with a special luncheon at the famed Rideau Club hosted by 
> ex-Prime Minister Joe Clak and his wife Maureen. Later a media interview.
>  Then 7PM at the National Archives of Canada a hosted reception for 
> invited guests whom I have no idea will be there. All I was told was
>  " you'll be surprised!" :-) Nice way to start off the celebration of the 
> screening at 7.30 of the film documentary about my wicked wicked life as a 
> photojournalist and the 280,000 images collected by the Archives of Canada 
> of my photography.
>  It's the largest collection in Canadian history by one Canadian 
> photographer. Quite frankly a surprise!
>  7.30 the lights fade and the film begins! Trust me a scary thought as you 
> have no idea how these people sitting in a big theatre auditorium will 
> re-act. Me?
>  Hell I know already there are places I'll be my usual tear shedding Ted 
> simply because the personal realities of being on location with things 
> like the  Chernobyl cancer ridden kids come sweeping back.
>  Do you know why I'm telling this to you folks?
>  Because I'm as nervous as a kitten! Man nothing like this or even close 
> has ever happeend to me in my life and I'm kind of reaching out to the LUG 
> family for strength to cope. I know I'll get through whatever it is, but 
> it's not going to be easy, trust me. I do have most of my family here for 
> support, but you folks are special lso.
>  I'll fill you in later with the events happenings. :-)
>  the old guy,
>  ted
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