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Thanks for all the kind words in your emails and below. Here are some outstanding derivative works this picture has generated:
It also appeared in the Huffington Post on 11-10-09
UPDATE 12/7/2010: Please note that this photo is licensed to ANYONE under an "Attribution Creative Commons" license. You can therefore use this image for whatever purpose you want without having to obtain more permission from me. All you have to do is to credit me (mention my name) and to link back to the original here on Flickr.