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Prattville Pioneer Cemetery 1867 - Cemetery art and photography
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Prattville Pioneer Cemetery 1867
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tripleransom From: tripleransom Date: September 18th, 2016 10:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
So many children. Their parents' sadness comes through so clearly. I'm reminded of that poem by Edgar Lee Masters that goes "Child! Child! Death is better than life."

Thank you for posting.
bleodswean From: bleodswean Date: September 19th, 2016 12:22 am (UTC) (Link)
I agree. In my own local small pioneer cemetery, we have a mother buried with her newborn in her arms. Sepsis.

Thanks for the Masters reminder!
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