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The Gatehouse: Pioneers Against Domestic Violence

The Gatehouse: Pioneers Against Domestic Violence

June 5, 2017

Shannon tiredly hangs her head in defeat and wonders how her marriage got to this place. She ignored too many warning signs and now her life is in shambles. One week ago, her husband hit her, causing a brain injury and loss of vision in her left eye. She had to leave.

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Water is Life

Water is Life

June 1, 2017

As someone who has trekked into communities without water and looked in the eyes of children who are suffering the effects of not having water, I have a value for water and a dislike for telling thirsty people no.

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Hidden Poverty in North Texas

Hidden Poverty in North Texas

April 4, 2017

Dispersing basic needs items, such as hygiene kits, food, and school supplies to non-profits all across North Texas, Loads of Hope is helping teachers and students focus on education.

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Meet Rena

Meet Rena

March 22, 2017

Rena pulls a small cloth out and places it over the opening of her jug. She spoons murky water out of the swamp and pours it into the jug through the dirty cloth. Mud and large bugs roll off the sides as Rena’s jug fills to the brim.

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This is a Journey

This is a Journey

February 3, 2017

This time last year I was working on a photo series depicting what it was like to be a victim of human trafficking. I've heard many stories of human trafficking, but working on this story brought the intensity of this world to a new level...

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Never to Return Again

Never to Return Again

January 1, 2017

Nirmala woke to the sound of her step-father pacing their small hut. Since her mother left them a few months prior, Nirmala has been at the mercy of a man who never considered her to be his own. It’s scary. He isn’t kind and a 15-year-old girl is just another mouth to feed and a constant reminder of her mother’s betrayal.

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