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  • The out-of-place tree is blossoming in Denmark right now. Yesterday a girl was taking pictures of the beautiful flowers. Having had the same idea on the way to school I already had my camera around the neck when returning home. As I reached for it to take a snapshot of her taking photos she turned around and smiled. She knew. In that split moment we shared the same thoughts and felt the same wonder for the beautiful tree.
    In these rare moments where you connect with a complete stranger that you'll probably never see again I feel enormous joy and awe.
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