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Image: Courtesy of Baylor University

Dozens of children lent their fingerprints to Baylor University’s Rachel Taylor and Veronica Campbell during the students’ summer mission trip to Zambia. Their paintings raised almost $45,000 for a community of orphans near Lusaka, the capital city. A whopping 10 percent of Zambia’s 14 million people are orphans; half have lost parents to AIDS. In the majority-Christian country, 13 percent of adults are HIV-positive. “I had no idea this project would be such a success,” said Campbell. The experience helped her to see “the importance of [art] and how it can help people.”

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