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WITS gala 2017: Rukmini Kalamangalam, Deborah Mouton
Youth Poet Laureate Rukmini Kalamangalam and Houston Poet Laureate Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography
WITS gala 2017: Perryn Leech, Caroline Leech, Kirsty Leech, Jemma Leech
The WITS gala gave special honors to the Leech family: Perryn Leech, Caroline Leech, Kirsty Leech and Jemma Leech. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography
WITS gala 2017: John Arnold, Daniela Arnold, Robin Reagler
John Arnold, young poet Daniela Arnold, and WITS executive   director Robin Reagler. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography
WITS gala 2017: Sara Speer Selber, C.D. Shaw
Celebration chair Sara Speer Selber and C.D. Shaw. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography
WITS gala 2017: Mike Nichols, Judith Kurnick, Carliss Chatman, Deedee Dochen
Mike Nichols, Judith Kurnick, Carliss Chatman, Deedee Dochen. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography
WITS gala 2017: Miriam Friedman, Robby Friedman, Marcia Nichols, Cheryl Butler, Ed Butler
Miriam Friedman, Robby Friedman, Marcia Nichols, Cheryl Butler, Ed Butler. Photo by dabfoto creative/event photography