New Book of Photography Puts a Face on G8, "To Life...in the Small Corners"

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G8 and Live8 have created American and global awareness of the poverty and disease of Africa this week. Photographer/documentary writer Carol Scribner's new book, called To Life...in the Small Corners, shows the faces behind the headlines that will tug on the world's heartstrings. Proceeds will bring aid directly to these remote African villages. An award-winning book.

Photographer and documentary filmmaker Carol Scribner had never even heard of G8 or Live8 when she went to press with her new book, To Life...in the Small Corners (Butterfly Productions, 2005). She sought only to introduce her readers to the magnificent faces of the people she encountered in many remote villages in the "small corners" of the world. To her surprise and delight, it is the people of those and other remote African villages whose plight, at long last, is gaining global attention.

Carol published these photographs, punctuated by her own prose and poetry, as a way for herself as an individual to become involved. To that end, proceeds from the sale of this book are being donated directly to the poorest villages of Niger, Mali and Ethiopia through a 50l (c)(3) nonprofit foundation called TurtleWill and result in direct medical aid through mobile medical clinics, plus food cooperatives, women's cooperatives and education. Visit http://www.turtlewill.org

"This is a great way for individuals to get involved and be assured that they are doing something very good for this very important cause," Scribner said. Please visit http://www.butterflyproductions.info to view the photos from the book.

To Life...in the Small Corners was recognized in June for its excellence when it was awarded a 2005 Nautilus book award sponsored by Body & Soul Magazine. It is available through Barnes & Noble, barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com.

Carol Scribner, whose background is eclectic, to say the least, is a former professional pipe organist, registered nurse, Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) consultant, a retired advertising, marketing and communications CEO/founder and an award winning documentary writer, producer, director and photographer. Throughout her career she has combined her talents and passions to inform, educate and motivate the public about issues of health and quality of life.

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