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this was a good week

This was a good week! Here’s why:• Apologies for vagueblogging, but it was one of those weeks where good news kept coming out of nowhere — and I can’t yet give you details. But I promise, eventually I’ll be able to share all about it. But between that, and today being Valentine’s Day, and my sister and her family coming into town this weekend, it’s a good week!• Marcus and I finally watched A Beautiful Day in the Neighb...
Tags: Photography, Npr, This Was A Good Week, Marcus, Andrea, Fred Rogers, Lynn Johnson, Ed Solo


The Man Behind Mister Rogers, Away From The Neighborhood Of Make-Believe

Photographer Lynn Johnson documented Fred Rogers for over a decade, both on and off set. "It was a delight being in his energy field," she says.(Image credit: Lynn Johnson)
Tags: News, Fred Rogers, Lynn Johnson


Scientists Created Fake Rhino Horn. But Should We Use It?

In Africa, 892 rhinos were poached for their horns in 2018, down from a high of 1,349 killed in 2015. The decline in deaths is encouraging, but conservationists agree that poaching still poses a dire threat to Africa's rhino population, which hovers around 24,500 animals.Now, in the hopes of driving down the value of rhino horn and reducing poaching even more, scientists have created a convincing artificial rhino horn made from horsehair."We're not trying to supplant boots-on-the-ground,...
Tags: Science, China, Africa, New York Times, University of Oxford, Vietnam, Johnson, Seattle, Wildaid, Chen, Fudan University, Wake Forest University, Lynn Johnson, Vollrath, Peter Knights, Solomon Hsiang


WATCH: Handling objections? Try these comebacks

Objection handling is one of the most important skill sets a real estate agent can master. There will always be stalls whether you work with buyers, sellers or both. So what's the key? Find out from the pros at Inman Connect New York.
Tags: Video, Radio, Agent, Inman Connect New York, Lynn Johnson, Objections, Select, ICNY, Bill Lublin, Objection Handling, Inman Connect New York 2019, Erica Ramus, ICNY 2019, Icny 19, Connect Video, Felix Tamayo


National Geographic exhibit focuses on the powerful work of 11 female photographers

For 130 years National Geographic has been reporting from around the world, exposing readers to far-flung stories they might have never otherwise known about. The photographs accompanying these pieces are often striking and memorable. “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment,” a traveling exhibit organized by the magazine, is on display at the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale through April 7. It features nearly 100 images by 11 female photographers: Lynsey Addario, Kitra C...
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Controversial Migrant Teen Detention Camp In Texas Shuts Down

TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The nonprofit running what once was the largest U.S. detention camp housing migrant teenagers said the last children left the facility Friday. The tent city in Tornillo, Texas, is shutting down, and all tents and equipment will be removed from the site by the end of January, said Krista Piferrer, spokeswoman of BCFS Health and Human Services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the care of migrant children, said all the children who were held...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Mexico, Oregon, Ap, Fbi, Miami, Associated Press, Oakland, Wilson, Trump, Jeff Merkley, Lynn Johnson, Desai, Frederica Wilson


A World Without Venice and Rhinos? Magnificence vs. Luxury

Pietro Longhi, Clara the Rhinoceros, 1751 (Venice, Italy) Both Venice and the Rhinoceros are endangered species, ravenously desired and unthinkingly consumed by a proliferating consumer class. That was the gist of the symposium on November 24th at Palazzo Contarini Polignac entitled Beauty and the Beast: Venice and the Rhino.The rhinoceros has walked the earth for more than 50 million years, and is the world's oldest living mammal. Its horn has become one of the most costly luxury items o...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Gigi, Venice, Marco Polo, Academy, Catherine, Clara, Iberia, Grand Canal, Carnevale, University of Melbourne, Bauer, Mark Smith, University of Louisville, Edmond


The story behind photographing the youngest face transplant in US history

USA TODAY caught up with photographer Lynn Johnson about Katie Stubblefield, who received a full-face transplant, the youngest in U.S. history.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Battling Heroin With A Hearse And A Prayer

In a West Virginia community hard hit by the opioid crisis, two people have taken on the fight against addiction, using unorthodox — and very different — approaches.(Image credit: Lynn Johnson for NPR)
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The Mystery Of Contract Work: Why So Many Guys?

An NPR/Marist poll shows 65 percent of contract workers are men and 62 percent are under 45. Contract workers gain flexibility, but when business goes down, they're often the first to be fired.(Image credit: Lynn Johnson for NPR)
Tags: News, Lynn Johnson, NPR Marist


Sisters hurt on Kansas waterslide that killed boy reach deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two sisters injured in a Kansas waterslide accident that killed a state lawmaker’s 10-year-old son have reached a settlement with the water park’s owner. Attorney Lynn Johnson on Wednesday confirmed the out-of-court deal with the Schlitterbahn park over the “Verruckt” slide accident last summer. Johnson wouldn’t reveal details of the […]
Tags: News, Ap, Kansas, Johnson, Kansas City Mo, Lynn Johnson, Nation & World, Schlitterbahn


Trans Teen Bravely Documents Gender Confirmation Surgery On Camera

When 17-year-old Emmie Smith underwent her long-awaited sex reassignment surgery, the operating room was filled with a team of surgical experts — and National Geographic photographer Lynn Johnson. In hopes of increasing awareness and shattering the stigma and mystery that still sadly remain regarding the process of medically transitioning from one sex to another, Smith chose to document her entire surgical process on camera. The inspiring (and very graphic) video is below.Throughout the procedu...
Tags: Fashion, Music, America, Smith, National Geographic, First Time, Lynn Johnson


A journey of faith, hope, and integrity

Emmie Smith’s journey, along with her family, through gender reassignment surgery. Nina Strochlic and photographer Lynn Johnson of the National Geographic tell a story of love, courage, and faith. It had been a year and a half since Emmie had first come out as a transgender woman on Facebook. Telling her family and friends had been an enormous relief. “I’m not sure I could have taken another few years of being closeted,” she says. Still, it was a challenging time for her family. Her ...
Tags: Massachusetts, Religion, People, Transgender, Bruce, Walker, Emerson, Emmie, Caleb, Lynn Johnson, Nina Strochlic, The Lead, Religion in the news


Worth a watch: Missouri Photo Workshop’s “Shattering the Glass Ceiling”

Shattering the Glass Ceiling | mpw.68 from Missouri Photo Workshop on Vimeo. The Missouri Photo Workshop has recently published a video featuring interviews with women in the photo industry talking about sexism they’ve encountered, obstacles they’ve overcome in their careers, and the value of women in photography. Called “Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” the video is a compilation of interviews with long-time National Geographic photographer Melissa Farlow, Assistant Managing Editor and Directo...
Tags: Photography, Video, Washington Post, Diversity, Industry, National Geographic, Dallas Morning News, Melissa Farlow, Lynn Johnson


Lynn Johnson: Veteran Survivors of Blast Force

National Geographic photographer Lynn Johnson describes blast force as "the signature injury of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan." The veterans who endured it, she says, usually describe it differently: "I got blown up."
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A Commanding Photo from Lynn Johnson's National Geographic Cannabis Feature

If you're a regular BagNews reader, you might recall this review we did a couple weeks back of a photo feature at TIME. Inspired by legalization in Colorado, those pictures mostly featured pot smokers getting a rush off their favorite flower.
Tags: Colorado, Lynn Johnson, National Geographic Cannabis Feature