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Plaque of the day

Photo of Soot stone plaque
Jez Nicholson on Flickr
Jez says,"Although we don't usually accept gravestones, we can sometimes turn a blind eye to the unusual ones. Pet gravestones are more likely to be where the animal lived rather than a graveyard."

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