Sommer and Lindsey in Romania

Sommer and Lindsey are traveling to Romania for two weeks in summer 2009 to report on the status of orphanages, 20 years after the fall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Their project is partially funded by a Meadows Exploration Award. Sommer ’08 graduated in December with degrees in journalism from Meadows School of the Arts and history from Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Lindsey is a senior marketing major in Cox School of Business and a photojournalist.

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An update from Sommer on their new site Romania Revisited:

And it’s like there is a story around every corner. Being a journalist is exhausting. I’m constantly writing things down. Lindsey is wearing a photographer vest that makes her look like Rambo. We’re constantly observing, asking questions, taking notes, soaking it all in.

But the experience is off to a strong start. And you’ll get more details later – when we’re over jet lag.

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