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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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Lawrence musician Danny Pound, pictured, will be teaming up with longtime friend and bandmate David Swinson for a farewell concert for Swinson on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Love Garden Sounds, 822 Massachusetts St.

Van Go held its 17th annual bench unveiling on Friday, July 24, 2015, as part of its Benchmark program.

Van Go held its 17th annual bench unveiling on Friday, July 24, 2015, as part of its Benchmark program.

Van Go held its 17th annual bench unveiling on Friday, July 24, 2015, as part of its Benchmark program.

Van Go held its 17th annual bench unveiling on Friday, July 24, 2015, as part of its Benchmark program.

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