This is Edell

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    Edell's dream is to have a large and peaceful family.

    Edell is currently doing chores in a field with her little brother and little sister. She is the oldest and the only one that smiles when I ask if I can help carry the wood back to their home.

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    This is part of the What they Dream and What they Do set.

    Autumm, susan_r4, lookin glass, and 41 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. tollen 104 months ago | reply

      The eyes are so haunting!

    2. Pockafwye 104 months ago | reply

      Beautiful portraits, this one and her brother, both. You have a wonderful eye, and obviously a good heart.
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    3. wagsdot911 104 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful little girl!

    4. Fort Photo 104 months ago | reply

      Both are amazing images, very nicely done!

    5. bibliona 104 months ago | reply

      Edell is a breath of fresh air from a different time...

      I love the colors and her gentle, serious look.

    6. Durotriges 104 months ago | reply

      Wonderful as always, Trey! They both look so solemn. :-)

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    7. SkipSteuart 104 months ago | reply

      I miss the HDR sky,
      but it's still a FAV.

    8. "M" PEARL 104 months ago | reply

      Is she happy? There is a sadness in those eyes.

    9. Sandra Regina 104 months ago | reply

      Her face is older than she is. She looks pensive in the portait (moresoe than sad, to me), and I can just imagine how much her face lit up when she smiled.

    10. ♫ Night owl1 ♫ 104 months ago | reply

      But - Edell has a so sad-faced. I missed her laught.

    11. SaraBeth1 103 months ago | reply

      How did you ever get them to allow you to take a photo. I have been to Amish country and know how rare that is. Beautiful work, just beautiful!

    12. carf 101 months ago | reply

      Both of these Amish portraits are really excellent.

    13. Lumiere2005 99 months ago | reply

      I hope her face lit up when she smiled. She has no lights in this picture - her eyes silently yearn. I find it to be a very sad picture, though beautifully documented.

    14. KerryHalasz 99 months ago | reply

      Your photography is incredible. The way you connect with (in sort of an interesting, neutral way) adds so much to each of these amazing portraits. I'm going to come back to your pages often!

    15. SuperKarmen 86 months ago | reply

      Your pics are really really awesome.
      Its an honor for me to have to you in my contacts (sorry for my english)

    16. Ol' Wizard 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Saintly & Serene Faces (Saints & Angels Among Us), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    17. Ol' Wizard 60 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Sweetest Faces on Flickr, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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