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Photo of the Day ~ Family (05-2009) Category ~ May 17, 2009

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Celebrating 100 Years
by Patrice Cigallio Wesa (Patrice Cigallio) 
Canon PowerShot SD870 IS
Hancock, Michigan
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
George & Aunt Julia during the celebration of her 100th Birthday Party at the end of February. George's Mom, Toni, Julia's Sister, celebrated her 98th this past January.

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ellen hodges commented on May 17, 2009 00:30:
Congrats on a fantastic capture of a very lovely lady, Pat!! Very sweet and loving image!
Charlene Ahrens commented on May 17, 2009 00:51:
What a wonderful photo!
Melinda Schneider commented on May 17, 2009 01:45:
Great shot of a fantastic celebration! Huge congrats, Patrice!!
Christine Czernin commented on May 17, 2009 03:12:
A wonderful, very touching image, Pat. It warms the heart and gives hope. Big congrats, well earned win.
Ronnie Humerickhouse commented on May 17, 2009 05:09:
BIG CONGRATS TO BOTH OF THE WINNERS ! 100 years old & for your picture ! Ron
Pat Abbott commented on May 17, 2009 06:34:
A real sweet portrait! Congrats Pat!
Teri Moyer commented on May 17, 2009 07:02:
A big congratulations to all of you! This is a very sweet picture, Pat. Nicely done.
Kumiko Parkinson commented on May 17, 2009 07:59:
Lovely and touching image, Pat! Big Happy Birthday to Julia and Toni!
Kirsten Kjaer commented on May 17, 2009 09:04:
What a WONDERFUL portrait of love and family bond, Pat. Aunt Julia doesn't look AT ALL a day older than 80!!! She's beautiful. Wonderful image. Very well captured. Congrats on a terrific win. And congrats to aunt Julia AND her sister. P.S. definitely worth a '5'!
Diane Blackford commented on May 17, 2009 09:44:
WOW what an achievement. A huge Happy Birthday to your Aunt. I should look half that good at 80 if I make it that long I can't even imagine living to 100. Great capture Pat Congratulations on your POTD.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 17, 2009 11:20:
Thanks so much Ellen, Charlene, Melinda, Christine, Ron, Pat, Teri, Kumiko, Kirsten & Diane for your wonderful comments. Pictured is my husband, George, with his Aunt Julia. In George's family, on his mother's side, there are 4 sisters & 1 brother still living...from ages 90 to 100.
Linn Smith commented on May 17, 2009 15:54:
A beautiful celebration of life...great loving smiles and touching tender moment! I like her red dress with its pretty corsage and a wonderful background with the people helping with the festivities! Congratulations, Pat, on anohter great "family" composition!
Sylvia Rossler commented on May 17, 2009 17:01:
WOW!! So adorable !! Congrats on this wonderful portrait Patrice :O)
Mustafa Kizilcay commented on May 17, 2009 18:42:
A lovely and impressive image, Pat, nicely taken. Congratulations on this beautiful POTD!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 17, 2009 19:30:
Thanks so very much Linn, Sylvia & Mustafa!
Norma Smiles commented on May 17, 2009 21:08:
What a delightful family photo, Pat. Aunt Julia is a beautiful lady and it is so obvious that your husband loves her very much. This photo will always make you smile.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 17, 2009 22:11:
Thanks so much, Norma!
SaMi Martin commented on May 17, 2009 22:37:
WOW Congratulations Aunt Julia! & Congratulations Patrice for sharing this special b'day with us!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 17, 2009 22:47:
Thanks, SaMi!
Dee Langevin commented on May 17, 2009 23:03:
You've caught a touching and wonderful moment here Pat! Aunt Julia looks terrific and I suspect has many more years ahead of her. Congratulations on your POTD!
Connie Gordon commented on May 17, 2009 23:14:
I submitted a ladys pic with her cat who is just about to turn 101 I dont think I am going to hold up nearly so well as either of the lovely ladies. congrats.
Maureen Theriot commented on May 17, 2009 23:19:
Wow, she looks great! Wonderful photo. Congratulations.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 17, 2009 23:38:
Thanks Dee, Connie & Maureen.
Bill Vickers commented on May 18, 2009 00:12:
Great capture congrats
Kathy Shogren commented on May 18, 2009 00:18:
Very sweet capture Patrice. Congrats on POTD!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 18, 2009 09:09:
Thanks much Bill & Kathy!
Annette Lawrence commented on May 18, 2009 22:55:
That is an awesome picture of the both of them thanks for sharing!! Sorry I missed you ;ast week when I was in Ironwood! Annette
Rose Gemignani commented on May 19, 2009 00:07:
What a great picture! They both look so happy to be with one another. It is hard to believe she's 100. Hope I have her genes. The party was very nice too.!
Helen McHugh commented on May 19, 2009 04:50:
A wonderful capture, Pat,showing a lovely family bond! Aunt Julia looks amazing in her 100th year!Big congratulations to her & to you for capturing such a sweet moment!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 19, 2009 08:34:
Thanks so very much Annette, Rose & Helen. Annette, George & I are sorry that we missed seeing you & Aunt Mary too last Thursday. Glad that you had a nice visit with Toni...she was still smiling on Saturday.
Sylvia Minkin commented on May 20, 2009 19:37:
Thanks, Pat, for sharing the beautiful picture of Aunt Julia, your husband and my brother!! You can just feel the love! Great job Love you
Douglas Perry commented on May 27, 2009 10:25:
Congrats to her and to you for the wonderful shot.
susie peek-swint commented on May 30, 2009 06:56:
Wonderful capture of warmth and affection Patrice ~ and congrats to the grand lady herself for reaching such a milestone!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 30, 2009 09:56:
Thanks everyone for your kind comments.

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