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Art Notes

"There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends," a divine truism emblematic of the foundational bonds that undergird and inextricably link our nation. Nowhere has that love been more vividly expressed than in the selfless sacrifice of our beloved first responders … and especially in the nobility of our firefighters. Their own mantra, eloquently expressed in A.W. "Smokey" Linn's "Firemen's Prayer," is a moving oath and testament to the humanity and honor of our firefighting brothers and sisters. Through its expressions, their character is truly revealed as they selflessly put others above self…

Title: Selfless Service
Painted: 2011
Published: 2011
Style: Portraiture
Classification: Thomas Kinkade Original
Limited Edition: Available

Genre: Patriotic

Tags: Firefighter, Firetruck, Patriotic

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