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The Family Place Prospers From Porch Photos – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 7/22/2020 at 3:50pm

Members of the Hill family were among those who took part in the fundraiser for the The Family Place of Transylvania County. (Courtesy photos by Rhea Frederick)

When the COVID-19 crisis forced local schools, businesses and nonprofits to shut down abruptly in March, Transylvania County photographer Rhea Frederick, of Kinder Studio Photography, worried about her own livelihood and the well-being of her community.

But she quickly took notice of a national trend that could make an immediate local impact: using quick "porch session" photo shoots to help families document the strange experience of quarantining at home, and donating all proceeds to a local nonprofit.

"After doing a little bit of research," said Frederick, "I decided The Family Place of...

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