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Blissful backyard

My grandmother had been diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time and declined treatment. It was stage four and moving quickly, and I had been tasked with going up to my grandparent's home in North Carolina to take stock, get it listed for sale and start packing. Being there was surreal. It was quiet in more ways than one.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Lenoir, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6s
Copyright: © Kelly Novinski