Who was Dan Eldon

Dan EldonDan was a wonderful young man who was born to an American mother, Kathy, and an English father, Mike. He was brought up in Kenya, Africa, and traveled the world. He was an artist and a professional photographer, but greater still he was a person who loved helping and strengthening others. Dan was an expert at enjoying every minute of his life.

In 1993, while on assignment in Somalia for the leading news agency, Reuters, he was killed at the age of 22.

By the time he was 22, Dan had led a relief mission across Africa; worked as a graphic designer in New York; studied (intermittently) at four colleges; traveled through Africa, Europe, India, Japan, and the US; founded a charity for Mozambican refugees; directed a film; written a book; started up his own photography business; and become a journalist for the Reuters News Agency, covering the famine and civil war in Somalia.

For more information, visit DanEldon.org

 

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