[Michael Buck] ended up painting his new word with black paint over several pieces of paper torn from a giant roll. [Bill Hayward] removed some curtains from a room at the fort and strung the letters behind Buck, in front of a wall-sized painting of the Battle of Baltimore. Buck posed with his sword.
Photo(s); 1. Dressed as a 19th-century Navy lieutenant, Michael Buck poses for the documentary "Patriot Acts." The word "presentness" -- which he coined -- means choosing to belong, Buck said. 2. Photographer and filmmaker Bill Hayward shoots at Fort McHenry, one of 10 historic stops for his documentary. 3. John Bailey poses in front of a painting at Fort McHenry, with a line from a song he wrote, as part of the patriotism project.; Credit: 1. - 3. PHOTOS BY ALGERINA PERNA : SUN PHOTOGRAPHER