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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
The Eagle’s Gaze

The eagle and I were gazing at the lake peacefully. It reminded me of our history that President Truman changed the direction of the eagle’s head on the presidential seal from facing the talon grasping a shaft of arrows to the other talon holding an olive branch (that symbolizes peace and hope).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Copyright: © SUE LEE YU