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Exclusive photography exhibit visits Santa Rosa

'Children of Children' illustrates impact of teen pregnancyCoC Press Release SantaRosa Nov2014

Santa Rosa, Texas – The Santa Rosa community will have an unique opportunity to get a glimpse at Texas photographer Michael Nye's striking 'Children of Children: Portraits and Stories of Teenage Parents' exhibit beginning December 4th at Santa Rosa United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall. This free, multimedia exhibit is a collection of stunning black and white portraits, accompanied by audio stories as told by the individuals featured in the portraits, about how teen pregnancy affected their lives. The community is invited and welcome to view this exhibit Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; the exhibit is also viewable by appointment. There is no fee to enjoy the exhibit that will be on display at Santa Rosa United Methodist Church through December 11th.

The exhibit is a special initiative of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM), and is intended to enrich the goals of its Parenting Programs which are to impart child development information and parenting skills to individuals seeking to become more confident and competent leaders within their families. Many of the parents in the Parenting Programs, are or were teen parents; the exhibit serves as a tool to foster a greater understanding for the various ways that families and communities are impacted by teen pregnancy.

When possible, the exhibit is offered to churches and community centers within the MHM service area, which encompasses South Texas, at no cost.

The 'Children of Children' exhibit will be on display from December 4 to December 11, and is available for viewing Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more information about the exhibit, call (956) 797-5436 or email info@mhm.org.