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    Tuesday, February 07, 2023

    The Day's Photo Staff Favorite Photos of 2022

    Best Photos 2022
    Sherry Wolfe says goodbye to her husband, Harold, 95, as their son Scott looks on Monday, January 10, 2022, after Harold was transported from Westerly Hospital to hospice at Mystic Healthcare. The couple have been married for over 70 years and are expecting their 50th great-grandchild any day. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle is shrouded in sea smoke rising off the waters of New London Harbor on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. Sea smoke is formed when very cold air moves over warmer water. The air temperature in New London was at, or near, zero degrees Fahrenheit on Monday morning. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Mark Nathan Watford, 2 years old, runs with three adult Nigerian Dwarf goats and a herd of kids as they leave the field and head to the barn for the night Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Nathan Lester House and Farm Tool Museum in Gales Ferry. Mark Nathan lives at on the property with his mother, Rebecca Lindner, the caretaker and docent of the house and museum, and his father and two brothers. The goat kids are part of a set of quadruplets and set of triplets born on March 29 and 30. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Graduate Joi Garrett jumps and screams as she takes a video of a friend receiving their diploma Tuesday, June 21, 2022, during the commencement ceremony for New London High School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Swabs Sarah Somer, left, and Molly Garrett, center, help Cadet First Class Jeff La Dine raise the garrison flag from the fantail of the U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle, training tall ship for the Coast Guard Academy, as they get under way returning to New London Friday, August 12, 2022 at the conclusion of the summer training season. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Vice President Kamala Harris watches as ensign Ryan Weeks walks off the stage with his commission presenter, brother Lt. Zach Weeks, USCG, one hundred and forty first commencement exercises at the United States Coast Guard Academy Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in New London. Vice President Kamala Harris delivered the keynote address to the class of 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Ledyard´s Natalyah Williams (5) dives as she attempts to pass a ball past Amistad´s Destiny Bennett (3) in the first round of the girls Class MM state tournament Monday, February 28, 2022 at Ledyard High School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Noisome Correia of New London places a flower on the altar Tuesday, June 28, 2022, that represents black and brown trans, nonbinary and queer people that have died by violence in the United States since June 2021 - June 2022 with name tags of those that have died attached during the “Everyone Deserves Pride” Vigil at New London City Hall. The event memorialized the lives of Black and brown transgender people that have the highest rate of violence among the LGBTQIA+ community. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Phil Rodriquez, father of Corina Zukowski, breaks down after delivering a victim impact statement during the sentencing of Avery Hollbrooks Thursday, October 6, 2022 at New London Superior Court. Hallbrooks took a plea deal in the 2018 murder of Rodriguez’s daughter Corina Zukowski and was sentenced to 40-years in prison. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Friends Ashley Thompson, left, and Anya Duarte of Montville, walk through Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford as it rains Wednesday, August 17, 2022. “We both needed a walk with a friend in a pretty place to relieve some stress,” said Duarte. Thompson said she was excited when they noticed the rain clouds coming in and instead of rushing to the car to stay dry decided to dance in it. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)
    Children look at "Centaur," a 1973 screen print, while listening to Eileen Donovan, not shown, director of learning and engagement, talk about the piece and the "Norman Ives: Constructions & Reconstructions" exhibit while they attend the Norman Ives and Modern Styles home school workshop Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Tracy Hunter of Bridgeport poses for a photo for her husband, Gregory, with their children, Avaughani, 5, and Savannah, 3, at the edge of the water Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Ocean Beach Park in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Dancers with the Eastern Connecticut Ballet rehearse Thursday, May 19, 2022, for their upcoming performance of “Ballerina Swan” at The Garde Arts Center in New London. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Bacon Academy right fielder Alex Pulse (2) attempts to make a diving catch during the baseball game against New London Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Bates Woods Park in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Nikki Hartfield, of Hartford, preforms a traditional liberte dance during a Juneteenth Celebration at the Mystic Seaport Museum on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Liberte is a rhythm of music from West Africa designed to commemorate freedom. The museum partnered with Discovering Amistad for the third year to celebrate the national holiday with a panel discussion, live music and tours of the Amistad. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Aubrey Damm, 6, center, checks American Ambulance EMT Denise Oliveria’s eyes with a light while she and her brother, Chris, 2, visit the ambulance on display Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, during Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration at Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Firefighters on the roof and a third-floor balcony work to open up the roof Thursday, May 5, 2022, to battle a fire at the Lighthouse Inn at 6 W. Guthrie Place in New London. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Amryn Valero , 8, dances with his sister Esme, 3, as their mother Aleshia Valero and brother Emerson, 3, look on as they have an impromptu dance party at their home in Groton on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Valero, who lived at New London’s Crystal Avenue High Rises just before they closed, now lives in a two-bedroom trailer she owns with her four children in Groton.
    Martha Marx hugs her friend, Beth Sabilia, her campaign makes the call that she won the State Senate of the 20th District election Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, Democrat headquarters in East Lyme. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Jillian Hayes dashes through the rain as a cloudburst arrives just as member of the Class of 2022 arrive for commencement exercises for Norwich Technical High School Friday, June 17, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas (25) grapples with Atlanta Dream guard Kristy Wallace (3) in WNBA exhibition game action Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Sun open the regular season Saturday at New York. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    The sun rises through the fog as the Westerly Morris Men dance atop Lantern Hill in North Stonington Sunday, March 20, 2022. The traditional English folk dancing group travels to the top of the hill along with a crowd of onlookers every year to welcome the first day of spring. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    People take photos of the tree at the end of the 2nd Annual Stonington Lobster Trap Tree lighting ceremony Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at the Stonington Town Dock. The event was hosted by the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce. The tree will be lit until 9:30 p.m. each night and in place through January 15, 2023. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    A great egret grabs a snack in the wetlands along the Bride Brook salt marsh at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme Tuesday, October 18, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Tyl Middle School staff, from left, eighth grade science teacher Jessica Biekert, guidance counselor Meghan Occhialini, social worker Sasha Discuillo and eighth grade math teacher Jenna Crincoli don inflatable costumes Wednesday, June 15 ,2022, to give a colorful and memorable farewell to the students at the end of the last day of school in Montville. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Machinist's Mate 1st Class Aspen Serr carries his son Khegan, 10, as the U.S. Navy Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) returns to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton Wednesday, August 10, 2022 following a six-month deployment. His wife Monica Serr said this was the first deployment for Khegan. “It was really hard on him,” she said. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Henry Proctor, 7, of East Lyme, reacts to the weight the 54 oz. bat that is a replica of Babe Ruth’s bat, that he used during 1916-1921, while he and his fellow players wait in line to meet Linda Ruth Tosetti, of Durham, the granddaughter of Babe Ruth, and to get her autograph on a picture of her grandfather during the Batter Up Youth baseball camp at Samuel M. Peretz Park at Bride Brook in East Lyme. Tosetti had photos of her grandfather while with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees so kids that were Red Sox or Yankees fans could select which uniform Ruth was wearing in the photo. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Sisters Samarie, 18, and Tayana, 16, Delgado stop by the Crystal Ave Towers to check out demolition with their mother Maribel Gray, not pictured, Sunday February 13, 2022. Maribel had her daughters as a teenager and lived in the the complex with them when they were babies. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    A rower moves along Long Island Sound in the area of Pequot Point Beach in New London in the morning haze on Thursday, July 28, 2022. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Windham's Julian Cruz (12), Victor Mejia (20) and their teammates celebrate their win against SMSA Saturday, March 198, 2022, in the CIAC boys' basketball Division V state final game at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Taylor Bargnesi feeds Arianna Howard a snack Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at their Pawcatuck apartment before leaving for a doctor's appointment. Last year Bargnesi became the guardian of Howard, her childhood best friend who lives with cerebral palsy. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Firefighters from across the region work to put out a multi-home fire in the Neptune Park neighborhood of New London Monday, November 21, 2022. The fire appears to have spread from one home to adjacent homes in the vicinity of 11 Mott Ave just before 9:30 a.m. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    From COVID goodbyes to hot summer days, from graduations to the demolition of the Crystal Avenue towers and everything in-between check out The Day's Photo Staff Favorite Photos of 2023