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An Elderly Couple Took The Same Photo Every Season. But Nothing Could Prepare Me For The Last One.

DECEMBER 20, 2013  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" for a reason. Explaining how we feel is one way of getting a message across. Another is simply showing each other how we feel. During each season, this couple took a photo together in front of their house. In the resulting series of images below, without saying anything at all, a love story is being told. It's full of hope, joy, fear and loss, but it's told in the most unique way. You'll see what we mean - and then you'll be moved by it.

And then this. :'(

And then this. :'(

Nothing has to be said for us to know what that man is probably feeling in the last photograph. A thousand words indeed. Share this moving wordless story with others. Update: ViralNova was informed these photos, originally sent to us through e-mail, may be from a photographer named Ken Griffiths, originally published in The Sunday Times Magazine in 1973. We are still trying to verify this as well as other details about the story.

 

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