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Carol Guzy

HOPING FOR A MIRACLE Ken Diviney tearfully embraces his son, Ryan, a West Virginia University student who remains in a persistent vegetative state after a brutal beating last year during an argument about World Series baseball. Ryan’s father maintains a constant vigil at his son’s side at their home in Ashburn VA. The family tries every modern health option available to battle complications and keep Ryan alive until medical technology offers a rehabilitative cure.  They display a deep unconditional love as they poignantly wait for Ryan to awaken.

HAITI’S PROFOUND SORROW “City of Dust” A man roams the streets of earthquake ravaged Port-au-Prince covered in dirt and dust.

HAITI’S PROFOUND SORROW “Death of Innocence” A Haitian man tries to rescue a live teacher trapped amid the rubble of the devastating earthquake in Port-au-Prince as he crawls past a schoolgirl that perished at her desk when Ecole St. Gerard collapsed.

HAITI’S PROFOUND SORROW “Haiti Weeps” The emotional toll and mental wounds of deep loss are etched on the faces of Haitians attending a worship service at Cathedral Notre Dame which was destroyed in the earthquake. Healing broken hearts may be the most poignant medical challenge facing aid workers.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Carol Guzy (born 1956) is one of the most renowned American photojournalists of all time. Guzy gets results because she focuses on shooting feelings rather than pictures. Through her lens, she has delved into the darkest corners of human existence, hoping to bring understanding between people in all parts of the world. Over the years, she has brought viewers face to face with Kosovo refugees, famine in Ethiopia, civil unrest in Haiti, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the tragedy of south Florida’s Hurricane Andrew.

Carol Guzy was born and raised in Bethlehem, Pa, She completed her studies at Northampton County Area Community College, graduating with an associate’s degree in registered nursing. She graduated in 1980 from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida with an associate in applied science degree in photography.  Carol Guzy started off studying to be a nurse.  It was a gift of a camera from a friend that led her to a career as one of the top photojournalists in the world.

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