Photographer Is Changing Special-Needs Kids’ Lives One Picture at a Time

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Photographer Stephanie Smith wanted to use her talent and skill to help brighten kids’ lives. It all started when she heard about another photographer who refused to shoot for a child with Down syndrome, and it broke her heart.

“These kids deserve to be loved and looked at equally,” Smith explains.

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Stephanie Smith and Lenses for Love offer kids with special needs and their families free photo shoots. (Photo: NBC)

After launching her effort to share her time with families with special-needs kids on Facebook, the requests wouldn’t stop coming in. Now, her group Lenses for Love connects over 250 families around the country and 100 willing photographers.

See just a few of their stories in the video above.

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