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Will Yurman ventured to Cherry Springs' star party in Pennsylvania and captured the touching story of how star-gazing changed an autistic boy's life.
His autism, diagnosed at an early age, left him closed off to people and the world. His passion for astronomy has opened him up to more than just the stars, connecting him to the world around him.
Video by Will Yurman, who has worked in journalism for more than 30 years as a still photographer and multimedia producer. Will was a long-time staff photographer at the (Rochester, New York) Democrat and Chronicle. He also spent three years based in Jerusalem covering the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. His work has been published in print and online around the world including the Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Sydney Morning Herald, Newsweek, Le Monde and NBCNews.com and exhibited at The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.
His still photography and multimedia work have been recognized in the Best of Photography and Pictures of the Year International contests, among many others.He is currently a senior lecturer in the College of Communications at Penn State University where he teaches photojournalism and multimedia. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania, with his wife Hilary Appelman and their two children.
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The same storm system that produced deadly flooding in Texas late last week will channel rounds of heavy downpours into the lower Mississippi Valley throughout much of this week.
The start of Oktoberfest 2018 is upon us and big changes in the weather are expected for the opening days of festivities.
Following a brief lull in tropical weather across the Atlantic Basin, several areas of interest have developed this weekend, including the season's newest named storm.
The NASCAR Playoffs will continue tonight at the Richmond Raceway amid warm and potentially unsettled weather.
The arrival of cooler, less humid air in the northeastern United States will coincide with the first days of fall this weekend.
On Monday, Sept. 17, a series of tornadoes from Hurricane Florence struck Virginia and caused heavy destruction in the Richmond area, including a tree that was housing 70,000 bees.
While crests will continue to work downstream along the major rivers in the eastern part of the Carolinas into next week, some unprotected areas may stay flooded until the end of September or early October.
No obstante, organizaciones sin fines de lucro crearon la primera Guía para la Protección de la Niñez y la Adolescencia en Situaciones de Emergencia o Desastres.