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Jan 16, 2014

"This world is but a canvas to our imagination." --Henry David Thoreau

Painter of the Desert

"Three things are important in this world: good health, peace with one's neighbor, friendship with all.' This proverb from Senegal welcomes us on James 'Chip' Thomas' door. We ring the bell. He opens with a smile. Brazilian tunes fill the living room. Outside, sunset dyes the desert with pale pink..." Read on to hear the thought-provoking tale of Chip Thomas, doctor and street artist, and the "Painted Desert Project" -- a global artistic collaboration with the Navajo Nation.

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