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A Lifetime of Capturing Stories in a Fraction of a Second

Andrew Kilgore has been photographing people for decades. He's passionate about helping us all see people we might not otherwise meet. A 100-photograph collection from his career is currently at the Walton Arts Center.

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Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
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