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Getting carded

Maybe someday this photo will become more relevant, more important to the day’s news. But right now, it’s just a photo I like.

I photographed a ceremony followed by photo op at which Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington, and Johnson Meninick, an elder of the Yakama Nation, signed a large pipe marking a construction project.

Following the ceremony, after all the hoopla had died down and people were milling around, Inslee and Meninick exchanged business cards.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee exchanges business cards with Yakama Nation elder Johnson Meninick following a ceremony marking the first construction project in the 30-year Yakima River Basin water plan. (GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic)

Just a nice real-life moment of two leaders networking.

–Gordon King

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