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Subject: [Leica] The Big Day!!! :-)
From: gpinkcp at (Gary Pinkerton)
Date: Wed Mar 26 09:31:22 2008
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Very exciting; congratulations !!
> Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 09:21:22 -0500> From:> To: 
>> Subject: [Leica] The Big Day!!! :-)> > 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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