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Photo of the Day — 12/31/12

31 Dec

Daily Photo – Marine and Kitten in Korea

Use the photos posted in this feature as a writing prompt, for a warm-up activity, drawing template or as part of a photo analysis.

“Accepting her fate as an orphan of war, ‘Miss Hap’ a two-week old Korean kitten chows down on canned milk, piped to her by medicine dropper with the help of Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor … The Marine adopted the kitten after its mother was killed by a mortar barrage near Bunker Hill. The name, Miss Hap, Sergeant Praytor explained, was given to the kitten ‘because she was born at the wrong place at the wrong time’.” Korea, ca 1953 — US Naval Institute “Cats in the Sea Services”

 

 
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