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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Photographers Sonia Handelman Meyer, left, and Maggie Steber wave their hands over an interactive exhibit at The Mint Museum Uptown Thursday, March 27, 2014. Photographs by Steber and 10 other photographers are part of the "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" exhibition. The traveling exhibition, presented nationally by The PNC Financial Services Group, will be on view in Charlotte through July 20 before traveling to four other cities. The exhibition is presented concurrently with another photography exhibition organized by The Mint Museum. "Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer" remains on view through June 29, 2014 at Mint Museum Randolph. It includes approximately 90 photographs by Photo League members, many from the MintÕs permanent collection, and contains a particular focus on the work of Meyer, 94, currently a Charlotte resident.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Photographer Maggie Steber takes a tour at The Mint Museum Uptown Thursday, March 27, 2014. The "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" exhibition features 100 photographs by Steber and 10 other photographers. The traveling exhibition, presented nationally by The PNC Financial Services Group, will be on view in Charlotte through July 20 before traveling to four other cities.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Photographer Maggie Steber uses a disposable camera to photograph visitors at The Mint Museum Uptown Thursday, March 27, 2014. The "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" exhibition features 100 photographs by Steber and 10 other photographers. The traveling exhibition, presented nationally by The PNC Financial Services Group, will be on view in Charlotte through July 20 before traveling to four other cities.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Visitors view photographs on display at The Mint Museum Uptown Thursday, March 27, 2014. The "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" exhibition features 100 photographs by 11 photographers. The traveling exhibition, presented nationally by The PNC Financial Services Group, will be on view in Charlotte through July 20 before traveling to four other cities.
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    Mark Thiessen - National Geographic
    The 11 award-winning female photojournalists who are featured in National Geographic's exhibition "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," which opened at the National Geographic Museum on Thursday, Oct. 10. From left: Erika Larsen, Kitra Cahana, Jodi Cobb, Amy Toensing, Carolyn Drake, Beverly Joubert, Stephanie Sinclair, Diane Cook, Lynn Johnson, Maggie Steber and Lynsey Addario. Mark Thiessen/National Geographic
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    Stephanie Sinclair - VII
    Nujood Ali stunned the world in 2008 by obtaining a divorce at age ten in Yemen, striking a blow against forced marriage. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Stephanie Sinclair.
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    Lynsey Addario -
    Moviegoers thrill to shaking seats and wind machines during a 3-D film at a theater closed during the war. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Lynsey Addario
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    Stephanie Sinclair - VII
    A lieutenant in the elite female counterterrorism unit patrols the women’s barracks. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Stephanie Sinclair/ VII
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    Amy Toensing -
    Dresses festoon a clothesline in Utuado, a lush mountainous region in central Puerto Rico. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Amy Toensing
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    Amy Toensing - NGM
    Longtime Ocean Grove visitors take a dip in the roiling Atlantic surf. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Amy Toensing
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    Diane Cook & Len Jenshel -
    Thousands of grasses and plants were used to create Chicago City Hall’s award-winning rooftop. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Diane Cook & Len Jenshel
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    Diane Cook & Len Jenshel -
    A double rainbow arcs above the jagged cliffs and dense vegetation of Kalalau, the largest valley on Na Pali. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Diane Cook & Len Jenshel
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    ©Maggie Steber -
    Mia Dennis' daughters, ages 3 to 8, look at their new baby brother, Brandon, 10 days old, as he sleeps in his crib. This image by Maggie Steber is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." ©Maggie Steber
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    ©Maggie Steber -
    The photographer’s mother, Madje Steber, suffered severe memory loss during her final years at a Florida facility. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” ©Maggie Steber
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    Jodi Cobb - National Geographic
    Prostitutes, who are known as cage girls and are often sex slaves, display themselves on a Mumbai street. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Jodi Cobb/National Geographic
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    JODI COBB - National Geographic Stock
    A woman in Florence, Italy, savors the message on a large greeting card. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Jodi Cobb/National Geographic
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    Erika Larsen -
    A Sami in Sweden mourns the loss of two reindeer that starved after locking horns in a fight for dominance. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Erika Larsen
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    Erika Larsen -
    Tepee-style structures are common in Sami villages, where they are often used to smoke reindeer meat. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Erika Larsen
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    Beverly Joubert -
    A leopard's spotted coat provides camouflage in the dense forest. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Beverly Joubert
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    Beverly Jourbert -
    In a hunting game with her mother, a young leopard leaps through tall grass. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Beverly Jourbert
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    Lynn Johnson -
    Comatose and on a ventilator, a bird flu patient in Hanoi who was not expected to live made a remarkable recovery. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Lynn Johnson
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    Lynsey Addario -
    Women—mostly widows—train for police force jobs at a firing range near Kabul. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Lynsey Addario
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    Carolyn Drake -
    In Hotan, a Uygur town with a rising Han Chinese population, Uygurs socialize at their own nightclubs. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Carolyn Drake
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    Carolyn Drake -
    To guide their decision-making, the Kyrgyz often seek out shamans to read their fortune with cards. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision." Carolyn Drake
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    Kitra Cahana -
    Getting her tongue pierced was “exciting and scary” says a teen who succumbed to pressure from her best friend. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Kitra Cahana
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    Kitra Cahana -
    After working himself into a trance, a man leaps through a flaming pyre. This image is from the National Geographic exhibit “Women of Vision.” Kitra Cahana
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Toensing, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Toensing, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Toensing, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Kitra Cahana, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Kitra Cahana, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Kitra Cahana, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Diane Cook, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Diane Cook, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Erika Larson, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    Olivier Douliery - MCT
    National Geographic hosts a traveling exhibition featuring a new generation of intrepid women with a lifetime of experience behind the lens. Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers, including Beverly Joubert, October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Visitors view the photography of Jodi Cobb at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Photojournalists Jodi Cobb and Amy Toensing, right, listen to a conversation during the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb, right, talks with National Geographic photographer Diane Cook, center, and her husband, Len Jenshel, at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Visitors view the photography of Jodi Cobb at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    A visitor views the photography of Stephanie Sinclair at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Photographer Maggie Steber talks with a visitor to the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Visitors enter the gallery space during the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    From left, photographers Erika Larsen, Amy Toensing, Diane Cook, Beverly Joubert, Jodi Cobb, Lynsey Addario, and Maggie Steber, listen to a speaker at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Karine Aigner, a former photo editor for National Geographic Kids Magazine, looks at the work of photographer Jodi Cobb during the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    Susmita Das Gupta, Lead Environmental Economist for the World Bank and an amateur photographer, looks at photography on display during the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    A visitor looks at photographs before the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    National Geographic photo editor Gina Martin, left, talks with photographer Erika Larsen in front of some of her photographs at the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    NBC correspondent Ann Curry moderates a panel discussion after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    NBC correspondent Ann Curry moderates a panel discussion with photographers Lynsey Addario, Kitra Cahana, Jodi Cobb, Diane Cook, Carolyn Drake, Lynn Johnson Beverly Joubert, Erika Larsen, Stephanie Sinclair, Maggie Steber and Amy Toensing after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    From left, photographers Beverly Joubert, Erika Larsen, Stephanie Sinclair, Maggie Steber, and Amy Toensing listen to a question posed by NBC correspondent Ann Curry as she moderates a panel discussion after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    NBC correspondent Ann Curry moderates a panel discussion with photographers Lynsey Addario, Kitra Cahana, Jodi Cobb, Diane Cook, Carolyn Drake, Lynn Johnson Beverly Joubert, Erika Larsen, Stephanie Sinclair, Maggie Steber and Amy Toensing after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    NBC correspondent Ann Curry moderates a panel discussion after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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    J.M. Eddins Jr. - MCT
    NBC correspondent Ann Curry moderates a panel discussion after the opening reception for "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 10, 2013. (J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT)
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