Example: [The Washington Dispatch, 2004]
Bush Photo with Teen Shows Conviction and Compassion
It started out as a fluke. Lynn Faulkner had been offered an extra ticket to a Bush campaign event by his neighbor Linda Prince.
Ashley remembered attending that event with both her father and her mother Wendy Faulkner. It was raining that day and they all stood in the rain awaiting Governor Bush "eating Triscuit crackers" enjoying the time together and hoping to get a glimpse of the would-be president. Ashley recalled holding her mothers hand as they waited. So she decided to go again this year, but this time her mother could not attend. Wendy Faulkner was murdered on 9/11/01 in the south tower of the World Trade Center. She was there on the
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Origins: On 4 May 2004, a campaign swing through the Midwest saw President Bush visiting Lebanon, Ohio, where
An editorial about the story behind the photograph can be found at the Washington Dispatch web site, which also includes a page of reader-submitted commentary about the story.
| Bush Pauses to Comfort Teen |
Goetz, Kristina. "Bush Pauses to Comfort Teen." The Cincinnati Enquirer. 6 May 2004. Hallett, Joe. "No Apology from Bush Just Yet." The Columbus Dispatch. 5 May 2004 (p. A1). Hallett, Joe. "Despite the Post-9/11 Tribulations, the President Remains a Leader." The Columbus Dispatch. 9 May 2004 (p. B5). Rairden, C.K. "Bush Photo with Teen Shows Conviction and Compassion." The Washington Dispatch. 10 May 2004. Zimkus, Charlie. "Our Artist Records Warm Welcome for President Bush." The Columbus Dispatch. 6 May 2004 (p. B8).