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NBC News Hashtag Collection: #WhyILoveDad

Yesterday was Father’s Day and to celebrate, we asked you to share photos of your dad on Instagram with the hashtag #WhyILoveDad. Thank you for sharing your pictures and stories with us. This week’s featured Instagrams are from @lizkoh3, @sydhuss, @maramj, @goingwiththeflo, @yoknapatawpha, @taramazing, @jennaevelyndill, @b_gm3 and @hellomynameisami. Be sure to follow @NBCNews on Instagram for upcoming Hashtag Collections.

Happy Father’s Day from NBC News

Husband and father, SPC Grant Powell and his 11 month old son, Jaxon. Grant deployed to Afghanistan when Jaxon was only 7 months old. Grant’s wife, Rose Powell told NBC News that her son Jaxon goes through a photo album of his father every day and listens to recorded voice messages to keep his memory of Grant going.

Share your Father’s Day story with us on Instagram with the hashtag #WhyILoveDad. We’ll feature them on Instagram and Tumblr Monday, June 17.

Merry Christmas from NBC News

Here are photos from our followers on Instagram who contributed to our NBC News Hashtag Collection. Share your Christmas photos with us with #HC_Christmas on Instagram. 

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #WhyImThankful

Last week we asked users to share their Thanksgiving pictures and tell us what they were grateful this year. Thank you for sharing your photos. This week’s featured submissions are from @britneylush, @xjoemamax, @corey26point2, @stephivore, @kimberlydancer, @jenna_nicole_, @melissagrace7, @jwhitetorres and @natelandavasoClick on each of their names to see each of their stories. The next NBC News Hashtag Collection will be posted next week. 

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #NBCPolitics

Election season is drawing near. The Republican National Convention is next week and the Democratic National Convention is the following week. Whether you’re at a convention or at home, share your experience with us using the tag #NBCPolitics. We’ll feature some of your photos Friday, September 7 on Instagram and NBCNews.tumblr.com. 

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #GreatOutdoors

With summer well underway, we asked Instagram users to share their view of the outdoors with us this weekend. Thank you for participating in our Hashtag Collection. Congratulations to @iamleeleep, @sjordanphotography, @danielesanders,  @arfotografie, @kourtneysue82@heatherhunsaker@husar, @blh and @wimmiett. We will announce our next Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #GreatOutdoors

Summer is well underway and we want you to share with us your view of the #greatoutdoors. We’ll feature some of your photos Monday on Instagram and nbcnews.tumblr.com.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #OlympicMemory

Instagram users joined us in remembering the 2012 London Games with us this weekend. Thank you for participating in our Hashtag Collection. Congratulations to @amazing_alle_mae, @sheeeema, @valerayyye and @franky_de_luffy. We will announce our next Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #OlympicMemory

(Photos: Anthony Quintano / NBC News)

The #Olympics are coming to a close. What will you remember most from London 2012? Show us with the tag #OlympicMemory. We’ll feature some of your photos Monday on Instagram and nbcnews.tumblr.com.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #Londongram

Instagram users joined us in thanking the host of the 2012 Olympic Games with us this weekend. Thank you for participating in our Hashtag Collection. Congratulations to @_jadesong@bigbryce@mrwhisper@hbehbehani89@tjdezzz@firstfr0ntier@miss_wheelz10, @seventhevan and @sallbaines. We will announce our next Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #Londongram

The Olympics are in full swing. Whether you’re in London cheering for Team GB or rooting for your own country, help us thank the 2012 Olympics host. We’ll feature some of your photos Monday on Instagram and nbcnews.tumblr.com.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #OlympicSpirit

Instagram users shared their #OlympicSpirit with us this weekend. Thank you for participating in our Hashtag Collection. Congratulations to @misskayleighc@tootzepop, @aggersmell, @bradhagen@donnagem@ginavilona@deadcatdelgat@saronascott and @jellyplc. We will announce our next Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #OlympicSpirit

The #Olympics are here. Share how you’re celebrating the Games of the XXX Olympiad with the tag #OlympicSpirit. We’ll feature some of your photos Monday on Instagram and nbcnews.tumblr.com. (Taken with Instagram)

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #DroughtWatch

Instagram users shared the effects of the worst drought in over 50 years in their area this weekend. Thank you for sharing your photos with us. Congratulations to @bek_@gabbi_m3@heyitsalwallick@stewpy@benmorgram@jmurphpix@suzynewhouse, @demelomarcelo and @acassler. We will announce a new Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #DroughtWatch

This summer started with extremely high temperatures and the US has been hit with what forecasters are calling the most widespread drought since 1956. Share with us how the drought is affecting your area this weekend with the tag #DroughtWatch. We’ll feature some of your photos Monday on @Instagram and nbcnews.tumblr.com.