Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/26

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Subject: [Leica] The Big Day!!! :-)
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed Mar 26 09:33:17 2008
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On Mar 26, 2008, at 7:21 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. :-)

please let us know...

you go man, and congratulations Ted...

savor it....

(and it might be fun to preface your remarks by pulling out your M  
camera, with that old, "evil" Noctilux, and take a couple of photos of  
the audience..)


talk to you later,


> the old guy,
> ted
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