As a child, my mother often reminded me that we all enter and leave this world the same way. It’s what we do between those two events that will define our lives.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Lessons from an Ordinary Mother
“Where, twisted round the barren oak, The summer vine in beauty clung, And summer winds the stillness broke, The crystal icicle is hung.” —From “Woods in Winter,” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
For the Allegheny River, a journey of 352 miles begins with a single drop of water. Emerging from a hillside in rural, wooded Potter County, in northern Pennsylvania, the trickle swells to a river that provides drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people, 72 miles of navigable waterway for barges and industry…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A Portrait of the Allegheny
As creative director and volunteer photographer of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Paul A. Selvaggio has photographed animals for the past 17 years. But it’s not quite a matter of point and click.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Seventeen years of photographing animals for The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has taught Paul Selvaggio a few tricks for making the perfect shot. Here he shares some of his favorites.
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