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Thank You Firefighters


This week, for what is our annual Peace on Earth issue, we here at The Indy figured that before 2008 fades in the rearview mirror, we owed the brave men and women one last salute of gratitude for being there when we needed them mostand what better way than this collage of photos taken and assembled by artist Jane Gottlieb.

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