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This picture was taken at San Felipe in 1972. On the left is my grandpa's second wife Marcie, in the middle is my aunt Mary, and on the right is my grandpa. My great grandpa is superimposed on top (or beneath?) holding some fish. While Marcie's scowl might suggest otherwise, she was one of the few sources of stability and normality in my father's life growing up. View full size