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Finding grace : the face of America's homeless

Author: Lynn Blodgett; Laurie Kratochvil
Publisher: San Rafael, Calif. : Earth Aware, ©2007.
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An amateur photographer from the age of 10, Lynn Blodgett studied under Andrew Eccles, a renowned photographer who was selected by "The New York Times" to shoot the cover of their millennium issue. Blodgett is also a businessman with a social conscience who travels the country as head of the nation's largest provider of computer-based services to state and local governments. He does extensive fundraising across the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Blodgett; Laurie Kratochvil
ISBN: 9781601091055 1601091052
OCLC Number: 148683178
Description: 136 p. : chiefly ports. ; 36 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Foreword --
Introduction --
Faces --
Afterword --
What you can do --
Names --
Colophon.
Responsibility: photography by Lynn Blodgett ; preface by Marian Wright Edelman ; foreword by Danny Glover ; introduction by Andrew Eccles ; photo edited by Laurie Kratochvil.

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An amateur photographer from the age of 10, Lynn Blodgett studied under Andrew Eccles, a renowned photographer who was selected by "The New York Times" to shoot the cover of their millennium issue. Blodgett is also a businessman with a social conscience who travels the country as head of the nation's largest provider of computer-based services to state and local governments. He does extensive fundraising across the country, with the funds going to benefit local homeless shelters and projects. During his travels over the last few years, he began keeping a photographic journal of the homeless people he met, along with their stories, in every city he visited. The result is this powerful collection of words and images that show how people who go through life ignored and reviled manage to endure, often with grace and humanity, the grimmest of life's circumstances.

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