‘Throwback’ crowd pleaser
July 5th, 2016

‘Throwback’ crowd pleaser

Among crowd favorites in the 2016 Anacortes Fourth of July parade were this “sailor” and his companion. The two left their vintage convertible periodically during the parade for a “dip and kiss” reminiscent of the famous Times Square photo taken after announcement of the end of the war in Europe in 1945 (sailor and nurse). The two images attracted thousands of looks on my Facebook page in the last 24 hours. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/sailor-nurse-from-iconic-vj-day-photo-reunited/

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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