Trouble accessing photos in iPhoto

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For most of my older photos (1  yrs) I can no longer open and edit them in iphoto.  The image is visible in thumbnail in iphoto but won't open, won't copy, etc.  Help!  It's very odd. I can literally see the thumbnail of the photo and then can't view it when I double click to try to open it.  This is a new issue, perhaps connected to upgraing my computer?
When you click on one of the thumbnails do you see a blank window where the full sized image?  Or do you see this in the window:
In either case make a temporary, backup copy (select the library and type Command+D) and  apply the two fixes below in order as needed:
Fix #1
Launch iPhoto with the Command+Option keys held down and rebuild the library.
Since only one option can be run at a time start with Option #1, followed by #3 and then #4.
Fix #2
Using iPhoto Library Manager  to Rebuild Your iPhoto Library
Download iPhoto Library Manager and launch.
Click on the Add Library button, navigate to your Home/Pictures folder and select your iPhoto Library folder.
Now that the library is listed in the left hand pane of iPLM, click on your library and go to the File ➙ Rebuild Library menu option
In the next  window name the new library and select the location you want it to be placed.
Click on the Create button.
Note: This creates a new library based on the LIbraryData.xml file in the library and will recover Events, Albums, keywords, titles and comments but not books, calendars or slideshows. The original library will be left untouched for further attempts at fixing the problem or in case the rebuilt library is not satisfactory.
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