A few weeks ago Lydia Gillis of Lydia Gillis Photography, Jolene Leu of Jolene Leu Photography and myself had the honor of photographing #12 survivors and their families! Each family received with a family session and digital images. We are blessed to have met them and captured their memories!
Survivor Bailey Martin, Diagnosed at very young age, Bailey Doesn't let fighting and surviving Cancer slow her down. FB page: Team Bailey
Survivor Charity Crosby along with her beautiful daughter and mother. Together they have a bond and strength of support.
Survivor Denise Barrett, She was diagnosed the fist time one year after her son was born. Only 30 years old herself and in shock, it took over a year to find out what was wrong. After removing a football size cancerous tumor from her uterus, she started treatment. Going through treatment and being a single mom was hard but it made me strong enough to fight. Also diagnosed with Papilary cancer after having a golf ball sized tumor removed from thyroid, she now has been cancer free for 8 years now.
My Dog Djalu is my rescue that changed my life! He's my best friend!
Brandon, my son. "Although he was only 1 years old when I got my first diagnosis, he has been with be through every recurrence and gives me so much hope."
Survivor Jacki Laurent. After a hernia surgery and recovering from Pneumonia, doctors found Jacki's lymph nodes were about 8 times their normal size. Her sons were ages 7 and 10 at the time. She found out she had stage 3 non hodgkin lymphoma.
Leaning on her faith and family she believed and fought.
Jacki says, "I'm a strong woman because of the woman she was and that I Believe"
Survivor Jinelle Moore, diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkins Lymphoma in Mary 2017
She went through 6 months of chemotherapy, many times she wanted to give up....
But her husband kept pushing her forward!
Jinelle is now in Remission!
Survivor Joan Schryvers. Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in August 2017. Had a partial mastectomy in October 2017. Chemo started in December 2017.
Her Daughter Megan sat with her during chemo treatments an has gone to most of her doctor appointments as well. Feeling blessed to have caring and compassionate doctors, loving family and thoughtful and encouraging friends! Thank you Megan and Bart, Matthew and Audra, and Alex and Myra.
Survivor Macie J Bownik Diagnosed as a baby with Neuroblestroma, surrounded by loving and fun family !
Survivor McKenna Matteson diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor at age 2. She is 10 years survivor! 16 surgeries and hundreds of hospital days, but is doing well now!
Survivor Lin Bowman, diagnosed April 2017 with breast cancer after a annual mammogram.
After partial mastectomy and 5 weeks of radiation she is recovering!
Survivor Michelle Romine, She found a lump while moving a washing machine, she found out she had Classical Hodgkins Lymphona stage 2A. Treatment began July 2017 and last one was December 2017. With 4 kids and a busy husband working hard to support their family, and helping parents John and Dinah all came together to help with the fight.
Survivor Chase Starr
Survivor Skye Lawson diagnosed with stage 2 IDC in July 2017 had a double mastectomy and radiation. Still in treatment and surviving!