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A plastic Santa Claus sits buried in snow in front of an old house with a sign that says God Bless America in the yard.


A Veteran's Mother's House A Veteran's Mother's House

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A Veteran's Mother's House

I've seen a lot of houses at the beginning of 2015 that still have 2014 Christmas decorations up long after the holiday. This house is on Broadway, a working class area in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The old woman who lives here told me that she has the "God Bless America" sign up because her son is a Vietnam veteran, and that she has worked at the Wendy's restaurant down the street from her house for 18 years.

I photographed this same house in 2012, when it had several small American flags stuck in flower pots hanging from the awning.





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