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Gnome Life: A Small Saga In Photos

A brave and technologically-hip gnome has moved away from his cozy, pastoral home and settled in New York City. He is documenting his experience in photos on Tumblr but gave us permission to share a few, with his words in the captions.

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Looking up and into the real world, a gnome has to hesitate. I was always told to distrust those people, and hid away from them. I am going against my tradition, against my gnome heritage in order to earn a more meaningful existence or at least the awareness of one. NYC: Where gnome dreams are born. Courtesy of Gnome Life hide caption

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Looking up and into the real world, a gnome has to hesitate. I was always told to distrust those people, and hid away from them. I am going against my tradition, against my gnome heritage in order to earn a more meaningful existence or at least the awareness of one. NYC: Where gnome dreams are born.

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My first weekend in this new world. I could not resist searching out something that would remind me of my home. It was in between the rock and trees of New York's Central Park, I searched for security and discovered adventure. Courtesy of Gnome Life hide caption

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My first weekend in this new world. I could not resist searching out something that would remind me of my home. It was in between the rock and trees of New York's Central Park, I searched for security and discovered adventure.

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Dear MTA, take mercy on a gnome; after missing your bus, I was inexcusably late for a meeting downtown with my realtor. Courtesy of Gnome Life hide caption

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Dear MTA, take mercy on a gnome; after missing your bus, I was inexcusably late for a meeting downtown with my realtor.

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I want them to say, "He was a good gnome."

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