Photographic Memories

In his book about former addicts, Glover Park photographer Chris Keeley sees his own troubled past. By Louis Jacobson. The first of the 51 narratives in the book Addict: Out of the Dark and Into the Light tells the harrowing yet inspiring life story of Trayceous Klein of Reno, Nev. Matter-of-factly, Klein tells her interviewer how she had begun to drink and pop pills by age 11. Klein later ran

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Clinical Director at Intervention Organization: “Chris Keeley is a colleague (across the Pacific Ocean) who I highly regard for his many talents and for the prodigious energy with which he maximizes them. He’s an honest man of integrity, and very well respected in several fields in which he applies his efforts, from social work to photography. His communication/social networking skills are especially very well …

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Decent person and great photographer. Integrity, punctual, honest and works well with others. – hope millington (1/17/10).

Chris is an excellent photographer and a fabulous human being! I am proud to know him! – Cheryl Casteen (1/17/10).

The creativity that seemingly is unending always places Chris at the heart of any project he undertakes. Although a natural born …

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Portraits of Sifnos

(The Washington Post) VISUAL ARTS: On Film, Portraits Of Sifnos. By Mary McCoy. Special to The Washington Post, Thursday, October 21, 1993. Photographer Chris Keeley has spent most of his time behind the viewfinder making portraits of people with problems, capturing the life struggles etched in the faces of homeless people, youngsters with emotional problems and drug …

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Addict

I wanted to get the message out that any addict could get clean; stop using drugs and find a new way to live. Most every one was enthusiastic. I asked them to share about the horrors of their life and how wonderful their lives are today. In the spirit of recovery each contributor exemplified this selfless effort of helping other addicts find and achieve recovery. Each participant responded because …

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Addict

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Amazing story

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dark shadow side

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Portraits of Sifnos

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Photographic Memories CP

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Photographic Memories

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Paradise Life

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Stunning Memoir

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POWERLESS HOMELESS

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Thank You

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Photographic Memories

In his book about former addicts, Glover Park photographer Chris Keeley sees his own troubled past. By Louis Jacobson. The first of the 51 narratives in the book Addict: Out of the Dark and Into the Light tells the harrowing yet inspiring life story of Trayceous Klein of Reno, Nev. Matter-of-factly, Klein tells her interviewer how she had begun to drink and pop pills by age 11. Klein later ran

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dark shadow side

Elizabeth Abalena Rebecca Boleman-Herring. I feel Chris Keeley’s work is important. He, like MLMcC and I, was a “mail artist” in the 60’s and 70’s, until the internet blew all that away. His inheritance was mine: beauty, brains, a cosseted international childhood, a bent for narcissism and multi-media expression, and a dark, dark shadow side. He’s documented every facet, almost every moment, of his life since consciousness, and is a player in the international anti-addiction world/movement. He’s unique:

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Recovery Revolution

Book Review: ADDICT: Out of the Dark and Into the Light, By Christopher Keeley, Beaux Arts, 365 pages. Limited printing. (The Charleston Gazette) – The Recovery Revolution – Chronicling 51 heroes that conquered themselves. By James A. Haught Gazette Editor, July 11, 1994. There’s something heroic about people who win victories over themselves. It takes courage and character …

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