Transcript for Christmas Time Family Portraits
Would not be Christmas Eve without the traditional. Family portrait the families who cannot afford one however a group of photographers is reaching out and restoring hope to the holiday picture. Here's ABC's John -- Sheets. A Christmas thing definitely for the family portrait the head -- he can commit Sears and that Wal-Mart but these pictures all come as a gift a -- from those who are taking the photos. To those who are posing for them -- These are families and individuals who just do not have the -- dollars left to afford this basic thing. The framed memory. And the fun of making. Help portrait is a global organization. We're now more than 101000 photographers have helped out the last two years -- makeup artists and other volunteers in more than 57 countries. So for free these people get the full photo experience. Look at each other -- its mouth look at the camera. Rates. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- this is really at this hour his was Brooklyn New York where Evelyn come on -- up with all the kids and got all of these photos. This was Nashville. With the results moved one woman to tears. Dignity was the word that one of the Brooklyn organizers used. For these families it is a moment but that -- A moment that they can celebrate themselves it's hard to believe that. People don't have cameras but people can seek out the kind of resources they need to take a nice family portrait. Indeed sometimes it is the homeless who were showing up here people who don't even have a wall of their own to -- -- picture on. But isn't that -- a -- portrait is in the way. A place where in the moment it is snapped. It is -- replace. Your picture. -- -- -- long -- -- John Donvan ABC news Washington.
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