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Andrew Huff / August 15, 2011 11:51 PM

While I'm usually remembered for my sideburns, I hope I'm remembered for my writing, too. Time will tell.

Ramsin / August 16, 2011 9:01 AM

All I know is I want my tombstone to say,"Too Soon?" under my name and dates.

PMan / August 16, 2011 11:17 PM

Having cooked good meals, said funny things, and given an extra effort at most of the things I did.

mo / August 17, 2011 11:36 AM

my commitment to destroying society

Andy / August 18, 2011 9:13 AM

I'd like to be remembered for being a good friend, brother, uncle, etc; however, if one or two people remember me as a photographer, I'll consider that a bonus.

vise77 / August 18, 2011 12:42 PM

Not to be grumpy or cynical or existential, but nothing.


What will I care as I make my slow journey back to cosmic dust?

And let's be honest: Memory is such a flexible thing, especially for those unlucky enough to make the history books.

Eamon / August 18, 2011 3:32 PM

I'd like my name on a nice park bench or a little fountain somewhere in the city.

Daniel / August 20, 2011 7:32 AM

Doing something -- hopefully a couple of things -- worth talking about.

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