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Art Advocates

A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our October issue).

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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