TBT: Miami...

I got a pop-up on my phone about an hour ago of a like on an Instagram photo I took from a name I didn't recognize. About 15 minutes ago, I received another notification of a comment on a photo from another name I didn't recognize. Both were attached to the same image in my account.

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A condo building in Miami, FL, that I snapped when we were there after returning from a cruise. We didn't stay in this building, I just liked the look of it as we were going to a beach to hang out. 

On the image, I clicked the name in the location tag -- Champlain Towers South Condo Association. That's when I saw some other related photos of emergency vehicles and photos shrouded in clouds of dust.

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Then it clicked in my brain... this is the building from the news headlines I saw only tangentially in a notification that collapsed overnight.

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So, um, yeah, a throwback to 2011 when it was intact and life for its residents was far more peaceful.

My prayers are with those affected and I hope rescue workers find many more alive.

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Suzanne Apgar

That is too eerie!

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