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Crying

By littleflea
This is an old image I took in 2013 but the relevance of it today in Australia is striking. The horrendous and tragic fires have decimated towns, communities and wildlife Australia wide. People have died, people are missing and the fires continued unabated. The air outside is toxic with smoke and breathing normally, even inside, is hazardous. Hearts have broken and lives shattered. The feelings of anxiety and fear are massive. However, through it all communities and individuals are pulling together, helping in whatever way possible and even the impossible. The firefighters and volunteer firefighters?? Their tireless efforts and their compassion will never be forgotten by Australians. Never.

Tags: Red General Fires

Voters: BobinAus, pablophotographer, Hermanus and 38 more

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BobinAus Plus
6 3 10 Australia
4 Jan 2020 2:34AM
It's a lovely picture, Sandra. The elegant simplicity of the subject is very appealing. in the current circumstances of wide spread wild fires the picture's symbolism and your comments are poignant indeed.
I hope you are well, despite the awful air quality.
Regards,
Bob
clicknimagine Plus
11 834 104 India
4 Jan 2020 6:22AM
Beautiful...
kaybee Plus
17 7.7k 26 Scotland
4 Jan 2020 7:50AM
Stay safe
4 Jan 2020 8:47AM
my heartfelt sympathies for all those impacted by the devastating bushfire crisis.. it is absolutely heartbreaking...
Sad
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
4 Jan 2020 9:44AM
I believe Australia needs International help and I hope it is on the way.
Thinking of you and other friends at this tragic time.
bluesandtwos 11 521 1 England
4 Jan 2020 9:52AM
A beautiful image and a beautiful sentiment. Even as an ex firefighter I can't begin to imagine the scale of the fires you are all enduring.Sad I hope you and your family and friends stay safe.

Dave
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
4 Jan 2020 7:33PM
My empathy with this image Sandra, and the world looks on SadSadSadSad this could be just the beginning !! My award.
Ron
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2020 12:05PM
Our thoughts are with you all but nobody can feel it like those who live there.
Wish we could send some of our Scottish rain.
KateGrin

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