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This is the story of Mary, the beautiful woman behind the man. She is the model wife and and the most wonderful person a husband could ever ask for. Here's a little portrait of the love of our life that we have built together.

There is a person that comes into your life sometimes and disrupts it. They change it, and turn you into a someone else. Your life is set on cruise control and you are just existing in this world. Then someone like Mary comes along. She is a very strong woman and doesn’t take any bullshit from anyone. Never afraid to speak her mind. Beautiful, fun, and addicting to be around.

Me, a young man, being very quiet and keeping to myself in the back of the room, I usually go along with anything. I let everything slide by me, never standing up for myself. She came along turned this boy into a man. A man who takes up for the things that matter. A man with something to live for and it sounds like a cliche, but I realize now that my life had no purpose before I met her. I was just floating along, no goals, and no purpose.

Not only did she change me into a man, but a husband, and a father. I try to portray her the best I can in my lomographs. The pictures of her are stolen from our life. The song “She don’t know she’s beautiful” rings true with Mary because I have never taken a picture of her with her consent. She actually doesn’t like getting her picture taken. The pictures of her look real and not posed because the are.

She is the woman behind the man. The supports me in my lomographical quest, and for that, I am grateful. She is everything I am not. My other half, and without her, I am just a camera without any film.

written by gnarlyleech

20 comments

  1. azzzy

    azzzy

    sweet

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  2. reneg88

    reneg88

    aww that's cute haha! I did one on my muse as well! Hope it gets published soon!

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  3. stouf

    stouf

    Nice last sentence : )

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  4. amsyarhilman

    amsyarhilman

    Aw that's so sweet ! :D

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  5. mikahsupageek

    mikahsupageek

    very sweet !

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  6. clickiemcpete

    clickiemcpete

    Aren't smart strong women wonderful? I have one like that in my life too. :)

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  7. vicuna

    vicuna

    very sweet and I share this kind of feelings towards my other half too... :)))) The last sentence is really a good find!

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  8. paramir

    paramir

    nice. and a great portrait!

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  9. coca

    coca

    beautiful words!

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  10. wuxiong

    wuxiong

    Nice article and beautiful wife......

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  11. amandakoh

    amandakoh

    touches my heart... so where n when will i find my camere??
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  12. kontrast

    kontrast

    Beautiful profile of your other half...

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  13. makeyuu

    makeyuu

    can i buy someone like her in the lomo shop??

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  14. plainjane

    plainjane

    @gnarlyleech - that was lovely. thanks so much

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  15. lonur

    lonur

    nice one, man; that was beautiful!

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  16. ritamiguel

    ritamiguel

    how cute =)

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  17. zenline

    zenline

    Your words are so beautiful ! And the last sentence... WOW !

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  18. eskimofriend

    eskimofriend

    just beautiful, I think you both got very lucky ;)

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  19. hiyaleanne

    hiyaleanne

    This is beautiful.(:
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  20. kylethefrench

    kylethefrench

    cutesville

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