People view photos Friday taken by the 14 Lewiston Youth Advisory Council members for A Light in the Dark exhibit. The display to raise awareness about mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic is presented at Rinck Advertising on Lisbon Street in downtown Lewiston.   Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Damon Dewitt, 18, takes a look at the photo exhibit, A Light in the Darkness, on Friday in the front window of Rinck Advertising in downtown Lewiston. Dewitt and 13 other members of the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council each took a picture and wrote a narrative to raise awareness about mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project was a collaborative effort with Healthy Androscoggin. Eight council members attended the opening. Rinck Advertising provided the space along Lisbon Street for the Lewiston High School students to display their work. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Dottie Perham-Whittier, community relations coordinator for the city of Lewiston, speaks Friday to members of the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council at their photo exhibit at Rinck Advertising on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. The exhibit, A Light in the Dark, is to raise awareness about mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The council members are students at Lewiston High School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Eight of the 14 Lewiston Youth Advisory Council members attend the opening of their exhibit, A Light in the Dark, on Friday outside Rinck Advertising on Lisbon Street in downtown Lewiston. From left are Katie Morin, Brea Mathieu, Keira Potvin, Julia Paquette, Ariana Vallee, Damon Dewitt, Olivia Deschenes and Hope Rubito. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston City Councilor Alicia Rea speaks Friday to members of the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council during at A Light in the Dark photo exhibit outside Rinck Advertising in downtown Lewiston. Fourteen council members, all students at Lewiston High School, each took a picture and wrote a narrative to raise awareness about mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project was a collaborative effort with Healthy Androscoggin. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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