Jerry Huffman: The girl in the picture

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The sepia tone gives the photo a sense of history. Three young people, teenagers really, leaning against a World War II truck bumper. All three look happy.
Happy because the war had ended less than 24 hours earlier and that meant no one would die today.
The three, a young boy in a Boy Scout uniform, a pretty girl in a striped dress, and an American GI wearing an expression of exhaustion, relief and happiness.
The GI is the one who touches my heart because it’s my dad, Pau...

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