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Amber Waterman's Portfolio
Date: 1/14/2011 Album ID: 1152204
Photos by Amber Waterman
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Amber's favorite photos from 2010 and beyond
Emily Craft, 16, top, and Camille Dionne, 17, in pool, laugh as siblings Megan, 16, and Matt, 12, Charest excitedly shoot down the lane after being told they were almost finished with their laps at the YWCA Swim-a-ton in Lewiston Saturday. The swimmers swam a total of 58.53 miles in 4 hours and raised $3,769.60. With a $2,500 matching pledge from the Modern Woodmen of Lewiston, the total raised is $6269.60.  People still have time to pledge their school to help the swimmers reach their $10,000 goal, according to Pam Gallant of the YWCA.
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American flags decorate veterans' graves in a section of Mount Auburn Cemetery Wednesday.  Veteran's Day is a world-wide day of remembrance for those who have served in militaries around the globe and is held on Armistice Day in honor of the Armistice treaty which ended World War I.
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This is better than waiting in traffic. We can sit here, drink a beer, and watch people, said Elizabeth Roth, from Florida, after she high-fived her friend Vincent Smart, from Gorham, Maine, as they waiting in queue for their on-site camping area Thursday as the Nateva Festival kicked off in Oxford.  Thousands of people waited on average four hours to get on the the Oxford County Fairgrounds for a special preview day of the three day music event that officially starts today.
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Marley Rosen, 20, from Acton, Mass., center, hula hoops with friends Madalyn Zielinski, right, of Whitesboro, N.Y., and Sae Bluff, background, of Clinton, N.Y., as they wait to get on the Oxford County Fairgrounds Thursday.  Despite long wait times, the crowd was in high spirits and starting the party early.
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Jerry Douglass, a realtor from Lisbon, knew he wanted to be a pilot as a young man growing up in Lewiston.  Ironically, the apartment building we lived in on High Street is now where the helipad is located, remarked Douglass, who has a helipad on his front lawn and a helicopter in his garage.
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Jerry Douglass' childhood neighbor presented him with a photo he had taken when Douglass was 11 or 12 years, holding a plane in the front yard of his home.  The poem accompanying the photo reads, I once knew a young man from Maine/ whom I thought was unusually vain/ to think he could fly/as time would go by/but he did it again and again.
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Jerry Douglass' son, Dennis, a professional builder, built him a man cave to show case all of his memorabilia from his service in three branches of the military, including a bronze star.
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Jennie Janosco, right, dishes up some fish chowder as Shirley Thiriet, center, and Flora Morin, all 91, look for bowls during a senior's lunch at the MTM Community Center in Lisbon Falls on a recent Friday. The three, along with Margaret Marchak, frequently meet at the center for the Wednesday's Senior Plus lunch.
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Bates' Cam Evans successfully breaks up a pass intended for Williams' Darren Hartwell in the first half of their game Saturday in Lewiston.  The Bobcats couldn't stop the Ephs and lost 41-0.
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Leavitt football captain Max Cloutier is the only returning offensive lineman and is a big reason the Hornets have gone undefeated once again.
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Johannie Dube Boudin, center, leans into her friend Caroline-Isabelle Tremblay as they watch their team, the Rimouski Oceanics, with Marin Cote, left, in Canada on October 27.  Tremblay and Cote wear the jersey of one of the Oceanics' superstars, Sidney Crosby who currently plays for the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Hornet's Devin Long lunges for a few extra yards after being tripped up around the 10 yard line by Belfast's Brent Waterman in the first half of their game Saturday.
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Slap Jack, left, and Dreizehn are self-proclaimed Real Life Super Heroes who patrol the streets of Lewiston and Auburn at night looking for people in need.  Slap Jack has been doing this for four years and Dreizehn for 7 years, mostly in another part of the country.
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Slap Jack, left, and Dreizehn walk past the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on a recent quite Tuesday night in May, looking for anyone in need.  They will call for police or tow trucks if required, and Dreizehn has even broken up a drug deal, which resulted in a pretty severe beating.
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Real Life Super Hero Dreizehn walks down a quite Lewiston Street in May.
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The lilies on the Ice Pond at Reid State Park only bloom for a short period of time in the summer.
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Karen Montanaro, from the Celebration Barn in South Paris.
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