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HUMANITARIAN TRAVEL: PHOTO WORKSHOPS THAT GIVE BACK

My first trip with The Giving Lens (TGL) was to Morocco in 2016. I’d never heard of the organization before that, and I hadn’t ever been on a travel-photography workshop when a notice for the trip popped up on my Facebook feed. I immediately knew I wanted to go. I’d visited northern Morocco in 2014, after discovering that my direct paternal ancestry was Amazigh (Berber). I had thought of returning on my own to visit southern Morocco (Marrakech and the Sahara), where most of the people I met I could count as distant cousins—and that is exactly the itinerary TGL offered. Add to that professional guidance and a chance to travel with avid photographers and to serve the community, and I was

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