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Richard Gwin (Photographer)

I was born in Pratt, Kan., in 1950, graduating from Pratt High School 1968. I attended Pratt Community Junior College and Kansas University, majoring in fine arts and worked through the photojournalism sequence.

Before joining the Lawrence Journal-World, where I now serve as senior photographer, I worked for the Hutchinson News and the Wichita Eagle.

I have several hobbies that keep me busy, either gardening in the summer months or working on my current house, and when I don't have anything else to do I work on rebuilding a 1949 Ford Anglia from England. There's also always another trip to Cuba to plan, where for each of the last 19 years I've traveled and written stories and thousands of photos.

I have been a photographer for the Journal-World for 30 years, and attribute a lot of my success to the people of Lawrence that I've photographed, getting ideas and becoming part of the community.

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Richard Gwin/Journal World-Photo. Southwest Middle School seventh-grader Bryn Perrins holds the trophy she won at the 2016 Douglas County Spelling Bee contested Saturday Feb. 6, 2016, at Southwest Middle School.

Kansas University softball coach Megan Smith answers questions from members of the media as KU softball held its media day on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at Rock Chalk Park.

Kansas University softball coach Megan Smith answers questions from members of the media as KU softball held its media day on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Rock Chalk Park.

KU junior Sophia Templin from DeSoto, Kansas was all smiles answering questions during KU softball's media day on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Rock Chalk Park.

KU senior Briana Evans is interviewed during KU softball held its media day on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Rock Chalk Park.

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