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Friday, February 22, 2008

Photographer raising money to help people of Iraq

NEW HAVEN — Photographer Daniel Smith is going back to Iraq this month and he is raising money to bring to aid organizations and to help to bring medical supplies to a medical clinic in Baghdad. A fundraising reception/photography event that had been scheduled for Feb. 22 has been postponed to Feb. 29 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at United Church on the Green, 270 Temple St.
Suggested donation is $5-$35. The event will include food and live music, a silent auction of photography and souvenirs from Iraq. Two of Smith's photographs are shown at right. Guest speaker is Ebong Udoma, WSHU reporter/WPKN news director and Q&A with Smith begins at 8 p.m.
All of the money will go to the people of Iraq. For more information, visit For directions and examples of Smith’s photography/writing, visit


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