Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Student POY: 2012poy14_01_13

Student Photographer of the YearCarolyn Van Houten, UNC“The plain honest truth is that the plain everyday run of the mill common person is given a child with special needs.  At the end of the day children with autism are not given to strong special people, we are made strong and we are made special by having to raise that child with special needs and, yes, we are very often given more than we can handle,” Erin said.

Student Photographer of the Year 

Carolyn Van Houten, UNC 

“The plain honest truth is that the plain everyday run of the mill common person is given a child with special needs. At the end of the day children with autism are not given to strong special people, we are made strong and we are made special by having to raise that child with special needs and, yes, we are very often given more than we can handle,” Erin said.