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the hymn of the unwanted

'the hymn of the unwanted': Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Philadelphia PA) | Abandoned America
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Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Philadelphia PA. Photograph by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America. 2010.
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Photo comment By Joyce Galante: Places like these have fascinated me since I was a child. I would stand among the ruins and try to imagine who passed through, what they were like and why people would let these beautiful structures die. My first experience was at a shipping company where they left boats behind. I couldn't imagine why. Looking at these photo's makes you realize you are here for just a moment.