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A very old analouge negative taken on Boxing Day some twenty odd years ago. This girl was living with my younger sister in Darlinghurst in Sydney at the time and yes there were drugs involved. Neither of them survived the experience. All I have left is some very old photo’s and my memories. To death us do drug. Was that a challenge, a motto or a promise. I could never work it out.


  • Deri Dority
    Deri Dorityabout 7 years ago

    Very sad photo. Taken many years ago but still true today.

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 7 years ago

    Thanks derid. I found this image recently and it floored me. The grief is still wrapped all around me. I’m hoping that by sharing this rawness it may help me face it somehow.

  • Andrew Bosman
    Andrew Bosmanabout 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing Juilee….. knowing the history behind this image makes it all the more powerful. I hope this does help you “face it” somehow……

  • helene
    heleneabout 7 years ago

    A sad and powerful image Juilee – must be hard to live with.

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 7 years ago

    thanks Helene and Andrew. I am so glad you can see the power that is contained within this photo. Its part of what makes me what I am. My own history I guess. Thanks again, I really find it comforting to know that others also are touched by this old image.

  • Carlo Cesar Rodillas
    Carlo Cesar Ro...about 7 years ago

    Powerful image! Congrats! :-)

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 7 years ago

    thanks Carlo I’m so glad you like it.

  • gordontant
    gordontantabout 7 years ago

    An extremely moving Photo, thank you for uploading it

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 7 years ago

    Very interesting mood.

  • Patricia L. Ballard
    Patricia L. Ba...about 7 years ago

    Technically it’s a wonderful shot. It must be gut wrenching for you to share it with us. Thanks for helping get the message out.

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