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Standing in the warm waters of the Pacific off Manuel Antonio Beach at around 3am in Costa Rica, with a beer in hand, to witness the brightest moon and starlit night.
The day I graduated from high school would be the perfect moment in my life that I’d like to make into a one-second film. It was a culmination of my success in school and all of the adversity I have overcome in my life.
The moment when I fled from my father’s room in the hospital when he was about to go. That’s one thing I regret the most.
Holding my first child in my arms for the first time.
April 1989, San Francisco, 8 a.m., waiting at Sutter and Powell in freezing fog with my 3-year-old daughter for a cable car to take us over Nob Hill to her day care.
Jessica Barker - 7th grade ;)
The first time I held my son.
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Something funny, probably. Laughing with people I love is always a perfect moment.
this is a fantastic question.......when my son first laughed really hard for the first time, I guess he would have been about 5 months old. I would say when he was born, but I was too stressed out.
the moment my daughter was born.
That night I was sitting on an old wooden fence in the middle of nowhere in Texas. It was windy.
My first and only skydive from a moving airlane. It was a great experience to conquer a fear by taking a risk. Then I would watch my 1-second film every morning when I first wake up.
I remember this one night about a year ago I was driving home around one or two in the morning so obviously it was dark out and there were stars like nobody's business...that night I had been extremely upset about the way things had been going with my boyfriend at the time, and I was worried about going to college and such and such and so on. Anyways, I'm sort of a romantic, and wish on stars all the time as a sort of habit-comfort thing...So I was driving along a dark road, the only car around, and I look up and see this beautiful bright vibrant star and I think "what the hell, why not" so I think about things and decide all I really want is for things to cheer up a bit...suddenly I noticed my star was flying away...I then realized I had wished on an air plane of all things...I began to laugh until I was making myself cry from laughing so hard...and ever since then, everything has been fantastic for me...=)
A moment from my childhood. Sitting around the kitchen table with my parents, brother, and grandparents...laughing. Happiest moments of my life. I tear up to think about them.
If I had to choose a perfect moment from my life to make into a 1 second film, I would choose the moment I put my feet into the Pacific Ocean for the first time. Mind-blowing. I felt like I was walking off the edge of the world.
For myself, personally - moment I looked into my son's eyes for the very first time
I do martial arts , and am a part of the national demonstration team. I remember we were giving a show at this sea side city In Greece and we had our platform right over d edge of a cliff and all that there was to stop us from falling was a tiny wood banister . Story cut short the new guy on the maintenance team forgot to nail the last piece of platform , and some one , unknowingly put a 1x1m cushion carpet over it not knowing it was barely balancing on the edge. In a couple of minutes inside the show i saw myself tilting over , smashing right through the wooden banister , falling 2 storeys high , expacting a splash into the water that never occured. The cause ? On my not so smooth descent down my ranking belt got caught in a root and I was left gobbersmacked and barely able to breath hanging 1 story up , and looking down at another one. A rescue boat came after 15 mins , but it sure took an hour to get me down from there , or at least so it seemed ! ... Why is it my perfect moment ? Cos thats when I learned to laugh at myself , and silly as it may seem , that moment shaped life as I know it , life is a beautiful mess ! perfection is sooo overrated ! imperfections are the main ingredients for a perfect moment!
If I could choose one perfect moment from my life to make into a one-second film it would be the time when I had my first kiss. I was 12 years old and I was at a school dance with this girl that I liked. I asked her if I could kiss her and she said yes. I kissed her quickly on the lips and pulled away. She smiled and so did I
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