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Faceless Portrait

12979 Submissions
Curator: Marie McGrory
Assistant Photo Editor

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First Light

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Curator: Kurt Mutchler
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Behind the Adventure

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Curators: Mary Anne Potts, Jimmy Chin


The Walk

This assignment ran from Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2014
Curator: Monica Clare Corcoran
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The Story of Hunger and Hope

This assignment ran from Nov 6 - Nov 30, 2014
Curator: Annie Griffiths
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This assignment ran from Oct 27 - Nov 17, 2014
Curator: Anand Varma
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