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Fall 2007 • Volume 13, Issue 4

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"A Mother's journey""

By Karen Crowley Metzinger MA’97

Renée C. Byer ’80, left, and Cyndie French celebrate in the Sacramento Bee newsroom after learning that Byer had won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her series of black and white photos of French and her son, Derek Madsen, as they battled childhood cancer. Her work in “A Mother’s Journey” won several national awards including the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2006 Sigma Delta Chi Award, the World Understanding Award from Pictures of the Year International, and a Days Japan International Photojournalism Award. Photo courtesy of Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee senior photographer and Byer’s husband.

A Mother's journey I A chance meeting I The journey begins I Frame and click