In Memoriam- Harlow Cagwin
Chicago Times - about 5 years
While reading my Chicago Tribune this morning, I came across the list of notable people who died in 2012- US General Norman Schwarzkopf, Whitney Houston, Larry Hagman, Jack Klugman, George McGovern, Neil Armstrong, Phyllis Diller, Sally Ride, Andy Griffith, LeRoy Neiman, Rodney King, Richard Dawson, Donna Summer, Dick Clark, Junior Seau, Mike Wallace, Davy Jones, Don Cornelius and Etta James, among others. For me, the most notable death in 2012 was a man who was near and dear to my heart. Back in August, just six days shy of his 90th birthday, Harlow Cagwin died in the arms of his wife Jean. Besides being a honest, hard-working man, Cagwin was significant to me because he was the backbone of the portfolio that won me National Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 2000 and the centerpiece of the most important photographic work of my career- Common Ground. I first met Harlow and his wife Jean, back in 1994, on their small family farm, 35 miles southwest of Chicago. ...
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