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bill from Cincinnati, US
★★★★★ Ms Wu fully captured the loveliness and tenderness of my late wife, Ellie. I have the painting in a prominent place in... (full review on order page) 08/18/2018

Michael from Lake Havasu City Lake, US
★★★★★ Edmond Li did an outstanding job in taking 3 very faded photographs and turning thrm into a fantastic piece of work. I... (full review on order page) 08/18/2018

Chris from Woburn, US
★★★★★ GREAT JOB 08/15/2018

Georgianna from West Bend, US
★★★★★ I love the picture !!! It’s amazing 08/14/2018

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