Posted by Sean Flynt on 2006-10-05

The Samford in Mission program will host photojournalist Ryan Spencer Reed in Reid Chapel at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10th. Reed has documented the ongoing genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan, revealing the complexity and pain of the crisis. Reed also will attend a coffee and discussion event on Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in Brooks Hall 135. An exhibit of Reed's photographs will be on display in University Library October 1-13.

For more information, contact Brian Pitts at or (205) 726-4289.

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