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    Posted August 8, 2014 by
    drewyoga
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    Photo essays: Your stories in pictures

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    #1989stoodmeupagain

     

    During the past few years, my wife and I have spent many an afternoon scouring the homes of the recently deceased and exploring cavernous warehouses full of old furniture. In the midst of one such mission, I opened a drawer in a used furniture store to find a daily planner from the year 1989 which re-capped the daily adventures, successes, and frustrations of one woman in Queens day-by-day. Immediately, I knew that I wanted to do something with it, but I wasn't sure what.

     

    Eventually, after hearing about a high school kid who was posting photos of himself dressed as American presidents on Instagram each day, I realized where this project belonged. And with that, "#1989stoodmeupagain" was born. As 2014 unfolds, I have opened the pages of this universe for all to see and re-live, 25 years after pen hit paper. I have replaced some names to protect the innocent -- and the guilty -- but the rest is on the page just as I found it.

     

    Anger, boredom, codeine, Frank, celebrations, laundry, trips to the doctor; it's all here. Who knows where 1989 will lead?

     

    The entire story unfolds on Instagram:
    http://www.geoffreyarthurdrewyor.com/-1989.html
    http://instagram.com/p/kDHajeSuVu/

     

    Links to most of my creative works, including previous CNN iReports can be found on my website:
    http://www.geoffreyarthurdrewyor.com/

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