A story behind: Christmas

Challenge #3 in the Awareness series. Hosted by Kokeen4231.
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With Christmas just over, celebrations slowing down, its your chance to show what you have captured the past few days. Show us what this particular Christmas means to you. Is there someone you know who is celebrating his or her last Christmas? The subject need not be a person though.
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A memorial bench decorated with a poinsetta and garland. All of the other benches along the pathway were left untouched, and I wondered about the story behind the person in whose memory the bench was donated.
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Submitted: Monday, 31st December, 2012 06:03 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 30th December, 2012
Focal length: 75 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 250
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