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Family a Celebration of Humanity

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We will all exit this life at some point and become worm food. That is our ultimate destiny. The true test of whether we've been successful or not in this life lies not in what we've given the world professionally, but the amount of love we've left in our wake. Love is the most democratic act imaginable. It is the great equalizer. Not everyone has the opportunity, luck, or skill to become a great filmmaker, architect, businessman, artist, or professor. But anyone with the courage to love can earn the privilege of sitting on a park bench and having someone ? a child, a granddaughter, an adopted son ? stroke their hand and say, "You're the greatest thing that has ever happened to me." That is the ultimate test of greatness, the ultimate test of freedom, the ultimate rebellious act. That kind of love, family love, makes us powerful beyond measure. Were you wise enough, kind enough, strong enough, humble enough, lucky enough, patient enough, to love somebody? Because in loving somebody, you have loved me and my family ? and I yours. May your love, like these pictures, last forever.

The foregoing is excerpted from Family prologue by James McBride. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced without written permission from HarperCollins Publishers, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022

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mariemu, December 17, 2008 (view all comments by mariemu)
This is a beautiful collection; perfectly called "a celebration of humanity." The realism of the photos really display the simple yet breathtaking beauty of the human person and the family. I looked through a friend's copy and it made me cry...
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780066209692
Subtitle:
A Celebration of Humanity
Prologue:
McBride, James
Prologue:
McBride, James
Author:
Milk, Project
Author:
MILK Project
Publisher:
William Morrow
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Portraits
Subject:
Pictorical works
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Portraits
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Celebration of Humanity
Series Volume:
106-127
Publication Date:
20010410
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
13 x 10.75 in 60.96 oz

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Product details 192 pages HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS - English 9780066209692 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Funny, moving, tragic, surprising and most often joyful."
"Synopsis" by , In this stunning volume, 100 professional and amateur photographers from around the globe--including four Pulitzer Prize winners--capture the essence of our most profound relationships. Full color and b&w photos throughout, with four multiple page gatefolds, vellum-type inserts, and textured end papers.
"Synopsis" by , In this stunning volume, 100 professional and amateur photographers from around the globe— including four Pulitzer Prize winners— capture the essence of the most profound relationships.
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