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Photography show benefits local baseball players

on Monday,April 19,2010 17:04

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Both amateur and professional photographers will get a chance to put their work on display tonight at Santa Clarita Barnes and Noble, and the proceeds benefiting a local non-profit for aspiring baseball players.

The theme of the show is "Passion," and Tony Berru, the local photographer organizing the event, says that the show helps foster a talented photography community.

"The striking kinds of imagery you see, it's amazing the things these guys did," he told news station KHTS of Santa Clarita. "Like baseball, when you take a kid who likes what they are doing and you give them some recognition they're going to be pumped."

The charity benefiting from the show is called Players for Promise, which helps aspiring baseball players, who otherwise may not be as attractive to college admission boards, find scholarships.

Berru told the news source the charity works with mostly with children for whom English is a second language. The charity tries to find these children tutors in order to help them get ready for college.
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