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The photo was taken in Santa Barbara, CA, by Mark Tulin.

The Statues I Have Met

I was surprised to see Ben Franklin in Santa Barbara, some three-thousand miles from his home in Philadelphia. Having grown up in the City of Brotherly Love, this man was my icon. He was a statesman, newspaperman, author, scientist, oceanographer, diplomat, and inventor extraordinaire.

A few of his famous quotes:



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Mark Tulin

A California writer/photographer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Fiction —