"The Kissing Sailor" is a famous photograph taken August 14, 1945, also known as Victory Over Japan Day, in Times Square, New York City. In the excitement flooding Times Square, George Mendonça, a sailor had lost his date and future wife, Rita in the crowd. It was the day of their first date. George grabbed a woman in white dental assistant uniform, now identified as Greta Friedman and kissed her passionately in celebration of that day. At that moment Alfred Eisenstaedt, a photgrapher snapped a shot and captured the completly spontaneous moment. Rita was actually captured in the background of the photo. This blog is a dedication to all of life's spontaneous moments.
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Anonymous asked: Have you heard of The Kissing Sailor book?
Yup, haven’t read it yet but hope to read it soon.
The Star-Crossed Lovers of District 12
I get photographers hiding in my bushes. We’re way past autographs. We’re into being stalked and followed.
Katniss hates lying and pretending. She’s honest even as a criminal. Everyone knows she poaches outside of the fence and trades on the black market. The Mayor is one of her customers. The Head Peacekeeper is one of her customers. Once she gets in the arena and people see her skill with a bow, her…
The future belongs to those who believein the beauty of their dreams.
— Eleanor Roosevelt