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Richard Hamilton Smith's life path hung a changed in 1971 when his college roommate couldn't come up with the rent.

The pre-med student took his roommate's camera in trade for the rent money. A career was born the minute he picked up the gear.


Medicine didn't challenge Smith's artistic side, he said. Photography did.

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