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VE Day 75th Aniversary

By Alfie_P
This lovely lady is my next door neighbour, she was 12years old on VE day and lived in south London. We had a street party to celebrate, everybody had set up in their front gardens. She wouldn't come out because she is not to steady on her feet. So we played her a song from that period ' Run Rabbit Run' by Flanagan and Allen, she sang the whole song and didn't miss a beat or forget any of the words and we accompanied her about 12 of her nearest neighbours and it made her day. I took this image just after the song.
And yes we all observed social distancing. Smile

Tags: Lady Oap Portraits and people VE Day 75th

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15 May 2020 12:42AM
Great story....and what a memory for her.

Peter

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Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
15 May 2020 1:44AM
What a lovely thing to do for this lady. She must have been thrilled. Great photo too.
dimalexa 3 5 Greece
15 May 2020 3:23AM
Excellent photo and a great story about this lady! My respect to her.
Dimitris
DaveRyder Plus
6 4.4k 7 United Kingdom
15 May 2020 5:26AM
Lovely photo and back story.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
15 May 2020 6:07AM
great capture
AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
15 May 2020 6:33AM
What a wonderful story behind this shot. Well seen and captured.
Alfie
bluesandtwos 10 428 1 England
15 May 2020 8:44AM
Great picture, and a great thing to do. Well done you!

Dave
15 May 2020 8:47AM
Excellent candid Alfie,
Fred.
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
15 May 2020 8:59AM
i bet you all mae her day beautiful shot and story
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
15 May 2020 11:05AM
Oh bless her Alfie, wonderful photo...
Isabel GrinGrin
carol01 7 28
15 May 2020 11:18AM
What a lovely story to share

Carol
15 May 2020 12:46PM
A beautiful image Alfie, and a beautiful story.
She must have appreciated the song more than she could say.

Glenn
brian17302 8 2 13 United Kingdom
15 May 2020 12:52PM
Great image & with that song, memories for her, Alfie
A superb image reflecting the mood of the day.

Mike
15 May 2020 9:02PM
Lovely portrait and a lovely lady.

LorySmile
16 May 2020 12:16PM
Brilliant, Alfie.

JohnSmile
16 May 2020 10:43PM
A beautiful capture and story Alfie..Lin

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