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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 540

I know I have barely scratched the surface of seeing every picture or video captured of G.O performing. And I know that what I have shared here to date is nothing new or different. Nothing you have not seen or watched before. So I really must thank you for indulging me. Hopefully the reminiscing has been enjoyable. And who knows, maybe I have dug up something you may not have seen or at best, have not seen in a good long while! Today I have a little Windows To Your Soul ~ The G.O Eye Connect moment from MBLAQ’s 28 February 2012 Seoul Art Technical College Orientation performance. I have to be honest, it kind of had my heart racing a bit.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 533

One of G.O’s most ardent early fan photographers has been The Black Pearl. She (like many) has proved that there is much to admire about each and every photograph in existence of this expressively handsome man. I think you will find with today’s One Shot offering however that it is agreeably true that G.O fills a camera frame with more than just what the eye can see.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 520

I really thought that I would settle into a fan meet/fan sign fan cam for today’s Fan-Camming Friday moment. That was my plan any way. But whenever I come across a cam of G.O singing, the choice is automatically made for me! This happened today when I came across a cam of G.O performing his second digital single, Play That Song during the Seoul Sensation Tour in November 2013. Usually come Friday, I am cranked up for the weekend. Not today. No, today, I want to ease into Friday with grace and romance. Is there any better way to do that than with G.O’s velvety voice?

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 509

Sometimes the best captures in picture form are those wherein the subject is unaware a camera is being pointed at him or her. Even though G.O is pretty keen on locating cameras in a crowd, there are many times when he is not particularly paying attention. Don’t get me wrong, I love, love, LOVE when he locks eyes with a camera’s lens (especially those cameras being operated by fans). However, I love the oblivious ones as well because they sometimes capture a thoughtful, quiet or reflective moment. My One Shot for today is one of those captures.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 506

Fridays are fabulous for so many reasons, wouldn’t you agree? For most they mark the end of the work week and the start of the weekend, and that would include our hard-working military man, Byung Hee. I am sure he treasures the reprieve of those two wonderful weekend days so that he can rest, relax and nurture his creativity. Fridays are fun for me because they are fan-camming days here on the Countdown. Granted, I have slipped in many a cam throughout the weeks on days other than a Friday. It happens. Many of my sub-categories crossover into each other. In any event, it is another Fan-Camming Friday and for today a little Mona Lisa from a performance back in October 2012 at Gwangju Songwon University.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 503

I could take the easiest possible avenue here for the seventh letter of the alphabet by simply saying G is for G.O! It is perfectly logical and fitting for today’s post. There are so many possibilities: graceful, gracious, generous, gifted, gallant, and even the obvious, gorgeous. But I can go one simpler. Indeed, I want to choose a word that all others could claim is perhaps the foundation by which each found their way into the category of describing G.O. One that most likely defines him from core to surface. It is probably my favorite word to describe him and heaven knows you will easily find it in every single post I have written about him here on this blog. That word is gentle.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 495

I know it may be hard to believe, but I have actually faced some days during this countdown series where I was unsure of what I would write about. Today was one of those days. But I have discovered a way to navigate that problem when it arises and that is to simply to pause, look and listen to G.O. Magically something always comes to mind. What came to mind today were thoughts of a fan meeting. I have never experienced a fan meeting of any kind for any artist or group, ever. It then occurred to me that my first fan meeting will be G.O’s first solo fan meeting next year. It furthered occurred to me that the first time I ever saw G.O perform was his first musical on the Korean musical stage. Therefore, to honor this idea of firsts, I am using MBLAQ’s first official fan meeting with their A+ back on 9 January 2011 and dropping it into a Vocal Virtuosity moment: G.O’s golden voice and You’re My +.

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