Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Student POY: 2012poy14_01_15

Student Photographer of the YearCarolyn Van Houten, UNCErin explained that, for Jordan and Brendan, {quote}having a special needs person in their lives is just natural for them.  Thats their world, so if they see another person with different special needs, it doesn't even phase them.  That factor of inhibition and fear is simply not there and its a beautiful thing.{quote}

Student Photographer of the Year 

Carolyn Van Houten, UNC 

Erin explained that, for Jordan and Brendan, "having a special needs person in their lives is just natural for them. Thats their world, so if they see another person with different special needs, it doesn't even phase them. That factor of inhibition and fear is simply not there and its a beautiful thing."