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Today’s Daily Prompt states:  
Tell us about the most surprising helping hand you’ve ever received.
Photographers, show us HANDS.

Hands?  Do I ever have an assortment of images of hands!

Enjoy!

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Hard-working hands.

Sculptor Rycardo Alcivar - Jama Ecuador

Sculptor Rycardo Alcivar – Jama Ecuador

Jama's always-happy fisherman!

Jama’s always-happy fisherman!

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Hands at work!

Hands at play!

Hands at play!

Nelly sorts bingo

Nelly sorts bingo numbers.

Nelly gets silly!

Nelly gets silly!

Franklin Gonzales

Franklin Gonzales – Always in transit through South America!

Franklin's Hands

Franklin’s Hands

Franklin's Hands

Franklin’s Hands

Many volunteers contributed to CEIBO LOCO during the inauguration of the Mola Series Exhibition at Museo Cancebi in Manta Ecuador!

Ceibo Loco - Finished with a little help from a lot of friends!

Ceibo Loco – Finished with a little help from a lot of friends!

Everyone paints!

Everyone paints!

Frances Paints

Frances Paints

Natalie Paints!

Natalie Paints!

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Museo Cancebi/Manta -  Barb and Gabby add finishing touches to the I CAN DO THIS painting.

Museo Cancebi/Manta – Barb and Gabby add finishing touches to the I CAN DO THIS painting.

Several I Can Do This Workshops in Costa Rica produced amazing results!

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I Can Do This Group Workshop - Costa Rica

I Can Do This Group Workshop – Costa Rica

Branding Memories through Paint

Branding Memories through Paint

Painting Memories

Painting Memories

Indiviual “I Can Do This” sessions are equally rewarding.

Lise's Hands - Costa Rica

Lise’s Hands – Costa Rica

Maddie's Hands - Costa Rica

Maddie’s Hands – Costa Rica

My friend Marie participated in her own healing session for an injured shoulder.

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Before her son’s marriage, Maruja Sabando of Ecuador spent time painting with Cesar and cousins.

Mother and Son (Maruja y Cesar) disconnect from work for a painting session together!

Mother and Son (Maruja y Cesar) disconnect from work for a painting session together!

Maruja and her cousins!

Maruja and her cousins!

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Mother and son painting together!

Mother and son painting together!

The very first “I Can Do This” project began at “Hummingbird’s House” in the Republic of Panama!

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Barb y Donna - Republic of Panama

Barb y Donna – Republic of Panama

Hank and Marie Groff volunteered their helping hands with a window-security panel.

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After finishing side one, I was pleased to have more volunteers to help with side two!

Xavier helped paint fun frogs!

Xavier helped paint fun frogs!

Zee-ssistants!

Zee-ssistants!

Gonzalo’s family created their own masterpiece after helpoing with the window!

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This post would not be complete without a finale from the Magic Carpet Sessions!

Doctora Veronica, who mans the local clinic every fourth day, leaves her signature!

Doctora Veronica, who mans the local clinic every fourth day, leaves her signature!

The image evolves.  What's next?

The image evolves. What’s next?

Barb preps border with fresh layer of Agua Stop.

Barb preps border with fresh layer of Agua Stop.

A new pretend tile floor!

A new pretend tile floor!

Strengthening colors one wash at a time.

Strengthening colors one wash at a time.

The happiest door on the planet!

The happiest door on the planet!

Silvana dropped by and added her special energy to the border!

Silvana dropped by and added her special energy to the border!

in search of authenticity

in search of authenticity

Barbara brushes white over white!

Barbara brushes white over white!

This is surely the most lovingly-painted bodega door in the country!

This is surely the most lovingly-painted bodega door in the country!

It’s time to take a break from all of that painting!  See more helping hands at WordPress’s Daily Prompt – “Helping Hands.”

Taking a 'back break' from back-breaking work!

Taking a ‘back break’ from back-breaking work!

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