"You may have heard the expression, “no two snowflakes alike,” but do you know the story of the man behind it?
His name was Wilson. A Bentley and this farmer from Jericho spent a lifetime photographing snowflakes.
Part scientist and part poet, Bentley was endlessly inspired by the beauty of these six-sided crystals: “Under the microscope I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty, and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others. I became possessed with a great desire to show people something of this wonderful loveliness, an ambition to become, in some measure, its preserver.”
The story of Snowflake Bentley is also an inspiring example of what can happen when we have the courage to pursue our dreams."