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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Fundraiser/Reception tomorrow for fundraiser Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith
United Church on the Green
270 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 389-9555
The Human Side of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
Fri., Feb. 22, 7—9:30 p.m.

Press release

This Friday there will be a reception and fundraiser for photographer Daniel Smith at United Church on the Green in New Haven. Daniel Smith is a photographer who travels to areas of conflict or extreme poverty to document the people and places he sees. He has taken photographs in several countries, including Afghanistan, Haiti, Turkey, Indonesia, and Iraq. Since the war, Daniel has been to Iraq five times, most recently in January of 2005. June 2007 marks Daniel's sixth trip to Iraq.

Smith is returning to Iraq this month. He is raising funds, 100% of which will go to help desperate Iraqi people and aid organizations, and to bring supplies to a Baghdad family clinic.

There will be a silent auction of photography and souvenirs from Iraq. WSHU reporter and WPKN news director Ebong Udoma will be a guest speaker. There will be a Q&A session with photographer Smith at 8 p.m. Enjoy food, wine and live music as well. (Suggested donation: $5-$35)

For info, call Daniel at (203)901-7558, or visit for directions and examples of Daniel Smith’s photography/writing.


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