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On this day of goblins and ghouls and benign, orchestrated horror, KSL thinks there is value in taking time to contemplate some of the real horror occurring in the world.
One way to do that is to visit The Leonardo at Library Square in Salt Lake City; to view one of the most compelling photography exhibits this area has ever seen.
During the nineties, renowned Brazilian-born documentary photographer Sebastiao Salgado traveled the world, capturing images that tell the story of “the unprecedented displacement of millions of people . . . due to war, natural disasters, environmental degradation, and the widening gap between rich and poor.”
Horror can be seen in the long lines of refugees fleeing for their lives.
It is visible in the squalid camps where they struggle to survive.
And it emanates from the faces of children who bear the burden of such horrible travail.
Rarely, if ever, has there been a period of such widespread and awful human upheaval, yet it seems so foreign to most Utahns who are buffered from what happens by the relative opulence and ease of their lives.
KSL encourages you to make the time to visit and view the Salgado exhibit. It runs through mid-December. It will expand your horizons, touch your human sensitivities and help make you a better human being.