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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 623

Happy November! Unequivocally, the month of G.O! I am kicking off the month with a One Shot since according to my log, it is time for one.^^ I think one of the most beautiful and exquisite professional pictures of G.O that has ever been taken comes from the GQ Korea spread for the 2011 Armani Exchange watch collection campaign. There were a few pictures taken for the campaign, but the one I share as today’s G.O One Shot is perhaps one of my all-time favorites of the series.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 357

In 1985, I made my first journey to Fairmont, Indiana. A friend and I drove from Chicago in a blue and white 1957 Chevy Bel Air two plus hours into America’s heartland. It was summertime and we were making our first visit to the hometown and burial place of the late and iconic actor of the 1950’s, James Dean. Thus began my love affair with the mercurial actor (proves in some small way I was always destined to be a fangirl ~ *smile*). Today is 8 February and is also James Dean’s birthday. Were he still alive, he would be celebrating his 86th. I can think of no better way to celebrate than being able to honor one of my all time favorite actors of the past with my new found favorite artist of the present. Today, my soulful countdown ode to G.O comes by way of his ode to James Dean.

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