||Randy Olson has spent the last ten years working in places as diverse
as the Siberian arctic, Sudan, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Newfoundland,
Guyana, American Samoa, Turkey, Republic of Georgia, and the South
Pacific for National Geographic. Before becoming a contract photographer
for National Geographic, Randy Olson was awarded Newspaper
Photographer of the Year in 1992. His work has earned him a Robert F.
Kennedy Award for social documentary of the disadvantaged (for a story
on the problems with Section 8 housing).