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PEACE

I made this years ago, inspired by a woman on the NYC subway who had a super chic punk rock style.  She was covered with piercings and tattoos, but the thing that caught my attention the most was the peace sign that she had made out of safety pins on the back of her denim jacket.  I remember thinking about how artful it looked and also thinking how symbolic the image was...how fragile peace is and how this strong young woman spun it into something edgy and even rebellious just by the way she wore it.  Her message seemed to be that peace, however tenuous, is worth fighting for.  Couldn't agree more! The past year has not exactly felt calm...

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