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Titanic Day

titanic Freddy Age Seven draws a remarkably accurate Titanic from memory: the color scheme, the tilted smoke stacks, and all. And memory is what it’s all about on this anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Highlighted against the stark white of a dramatically over-sized iceberg, the great ship goes down. In the background, the Carpathia draws near. In the foreground, the pitiful line of lifeboats.
titanic  boats detail A flare goes up, the desperate wave of a stick-figure’s hand.

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