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Camp Sizanani in Amherst Magazine

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I was recently asked to provide photos to accompany a piece in Amherst Magazine about Camp Sizanani.  Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne wrote a heart-warming piece about her time there, and the editors made great photo selections to illustrate her story.

Reading through the article brought me back to my documentary project at Sizanani, complete with memories of the amazing counselors and campers, and their beautiful singing, chanting, and dancing.  To get a sense of the power of the singing, check out this sample clip (and as a bonus, you’ll see “behind-the-scenes” footage of me hard at work):

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Written by Marc Altman

February 22, 2010 at 1:08 pm

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