MONTEREY, Calif. (KGO) --A professional photographer and U.S. Navy veteran from Monterey has created a touching series of photos highlighting the bond between military parents and their children.
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Vanessa Hicks' two daughters served as her inspiration while she was brainstorming how to mark April as Month of the Military Child in her photography business.
"I looked at my daughters playing dress-up in their rooms and the idea came to me," Hicks told ABC News.
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The 30-year-old hosted "Military Tea Time" photography sessions in which military moms and dads in dress uniforms had a tea party with their sons and daughters.
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