STormy – cameras4change

However much they had been through, whatever travesties life had set upon their young lives, we were also able to see thier joy at experiencing something so new to them, and yet so simple, holding a camera, taking a photograph, making art with images and words, connecting with each other and equally important, with themself. That is the power of photography, that is what I wanted to accomplish when I set out to formulate Cameras4Change, so it is so gratifying when you see the gold of what is possible.  The amazing thing is that our team is doing the work that we do to bring relief, opportunity, experience and transformation to those that would not normally have the chance to use cameras, but whatever way we shake it out, we are also effected deeply by the experience and it alters our lives profoundly.Thank you Kenya, thank you world.

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Pride's Purge

(satire – probably)

In a shocking admission, minute traces of animal meat have been detected in some beefburgers being sold in UK and Irish supermarkets, the Republic of Ireland’s food safety authority (FSAI) has said.

The FSAI said the meat came from two processing plants – one in Ireland, and another in Yorkshire – which are regular suppliers of the animal skin, bones, gristle and fat which normally make up the content of supermarket beefburgers.

The food safety authorities in both the UK and Ireland said there was no risk to human health from eating burgers which contain actual meat – apart from the usual risk of early death from heart disease, stroke and cancer which comes from eating too many crap supermarket meals.

The ‘meat’ burgers were on sale in Tesco and Iceland in the UK and Ireland but the FSAI said the retailers stated that they were removing…

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Buyer and eater beware


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  • Allergy Alert:Boba Direct recalls Almond, Avocado, Banana, Blueberry, Café Latte, Cherry, Chocolate, Coconut, Honeydew, Lavender, Lychee, Mango, Matcha Green Tea, Milk Tea, Passionfruit, Peppermint, Pineapple, Red Bean, Strawberry, Taro, Vanilla and Watermelon BD Flavored Powders (2.2-lb plastic bags; Distributed from December 26, 2012 through January 4, 2013), due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to cafés, restaurants and smoothie shops throughout the USA.
  • Allergy Alert:Belmont Confections Inc. recalls Dymatize Nutrition Elite Cookies & Cream bars (1.5 oz and 3 oz…

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