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Author Topic: Countdown to Baton Rouge  (Read 109301 times)

Offline Mhayes

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Countdown to Baton Rouge
« on: April 18, 2017, 10:46:47 PM »
Hi Everyone,

In two more days we will be landing in Baton Rouge, LA, and in three we will be starting our copy run. I've been absent lately but more behind the scenes than actual MIA. Hope to come back with loads of photos and stories.

Thanks to all of you for your support!

Margie
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 04:45:36 AM »
 :up2: :up2: :up2:
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2017, 06:48:23 AM »
Margie,

Hope you get a lot of photos at the copy run but are not overwhelmed.

Mike
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2017, 07:24:56 AM »
Hope all goes well Margie!

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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2017, 07:53:38 AM »
Hope it goes smoothly!
Tori
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2017, 10:59:11 AM »
Wishing you a really good copy run Margie. May the lagniappe be extra sweet!

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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2017, 11:27:19 AM »
Hope things go well... sorry I can't be there  :( looking forward to lots of photos... (not plaid)  :funny:  Have some fun too??
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2017, 01:04:52 PM »
Hope things go well... sorry I can't be there  :( looking forward to lots of photos... (not plaid)  :funny:  Have some fun too??

How about yellow polka dots?
Candice

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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2017, 12:58:03 AM »
Hi Everyone,

I will have more in the days to come, but right now I am pooped! Will need to get the final count but we probably will have over 2,000 photos and over 100+ people come in.

http://www.wafb.com/story/35218812/non-profit-group-brings-flood-damaged-photos-back-to-life

http://www.wbrz.com/news/volunteers-help-to-restore-flood-damaged-photos/

The reporter on this last one gave the impression it takes us 6-year to restore a photo when it should have meant that is what time frame we told the families they might have to wait.

Margie
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2017, 02:39:10 AM »
Thanks Margie, these reports always makes me wish I had been there!
I'm so glad for the lady that will have the photo of her son restored now.

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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2017, 06:55:03 AM »
Thanks Margie,

Great job by all.

Mike
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2017, 07:16:25 AM »
A huge thanks to everyone involved  :up2: :up2:
Pat

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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2017, 10:36:14 AM »
Now the work begins! :)
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2017, 08:45:57 PM »
I know you guys are getting hungry for some new photos and I hope by the weekend if not before to have some ready for the distributors. Because of the huge turnout, just getting things set up in PhotoShelter is a real challenge, not to mention cropping and getting them uploaded.

These should keep us busy for a long time.

Margie
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Re: Countdown to Baton Rouge
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2017, 10:41:30 PM »
It's hard work and you're all doing such a wonderful job, Margie.  Thank you for all you do.
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Candice