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Exclusive Photography Exhibit Lands in MASON - 'Children of Children' Show Highlights Impact of Teen
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 • Posted September 26, 2012

Mason, Texas – The Mason community will have a unique opportunity to get a glimpse at Texas photographer Michael Nye’s striking ‘Children of Children: Portraits and Stories of Teenage Parents’ exhibit beginning September 24th at Mason High School commons area. This free, multimedia exhibit is a collection of stunning black and white portraits, accompanied by audio stories as told by the individuals featured in the portraits, about how teen pregnancy affected their lives. The community is invited and welcome to view this exhibit during school hours from 9:00 to 3:30 p.m.; there is no fee to enjoy the exhibit that will be on display at the high school through September 28th.

The exhibit is a special initiative of the Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) of South Texas, Inc. When possible, the exhibit is offered at no cost to churches and community centers within the MHM service area, which encompasses South Texas.

The display is traveling to Mason as part of the joint venture of Ann Scarth, RN, Wesley Nurse & Melany Canfield, high school counselor. It is offered to students enrolled in Family & Consumer Sciences & health classes, as well as, in conjunction with the Worth the Wait curriculum. Students and adults from the surrounding counties of Gillespie, Kimble, McCullouch and Menard will also be invited to experience this exhibit.

About Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) of South Texas, Inc.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) is a private, faith-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing medical and health-related human services to low-income families and the uninsured in South Texas. The mission of the organization is “Serving Humanity to Honor God,” by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Southwest Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church. To learn more about MHM, please visit the website at

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