Shawn Hornbeck is said to have mocked his age progressed photo by calling it an “insult.”
Most people are suprised to learn age progression still relies on forensics artists and is not automatically computer generated. It is one of the reasons why experts agree the best way to find a missing child is to have recent photos of your child. They will not only aid in immediate search efforts but will assist authorities should a photo need age progressed.
Too many of us have read “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, the only novel to be published by Oscar Wilde. For those of you who have not Wikipedia, provides the basic plot of the novel.
The novel begins with Lord Henry Wotton observing the artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of a handsome young man named Dorian Gray. When Dorian arrives at the London Studio he meets Lord Henry Wotton. Wotton’s low musical voice enchants the lad as he stands upon a little dais in the afternoon sunlight. The constant flick and dash of the artist’s brush melt away, as Lord Henry’s doctrine of self-development corrupts Dorian’s innocence. “The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it [..]” murmurs Lord Henry. “Resist it and the soul grows sick with longing.”
Listening to Henry, Dorian wishes that the painting would grow old instead of him. If only it were that simple.
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