Tag Archives: cancer

Photographing what you can’t see

I recently got the assignment to photograph a story titled Carcinogens on Tap. The story is about the things in our tap water that might be causing cancer, and those things are measured in parts per billion. That’s a difficult … Continue reading

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Motorcyclists grant cancer patient’s dying wish

“I hope this isn’t my last ride, but if it is – it’s wonderful.” ~ Brenda Ireland

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Going home

“You wouldn’t know it by looking at me now, but I was showing some promise once upon a time.” ~ John Mellencamp I head back to Seattle in the morning after spending a couple weeks in Utah with my family. … Continue reading

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Uncle Chuck McIntyre’s cancer story

I’ve heard a lot of cancer stories in the last year, but last night’s hit closest to home. My uncle picked me up at my hotel in downtown Salt Lake City yesterday afternoon. We drove up to the area around … Continue reading

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‘It’s livin’ that’s hard’

“Dying is easy. It’s livin’ that’s hard…” ~ The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash I’m in Salt Lake City, Utah this week visiting my extended family because we lost a couple important family members last week. We’re all attending viewings … Continue reading

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Missing Musa

I’m in Kampala, Uganda this week making photos and telling stories with my co-worker Mary Engel for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer research center. The following story happened this weekend. I met six-year-old Musobya Musa three days ago on what I … Continue reading

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Does a cinemagraph enhance or distract from the message?

I met Paul Fearn today. He works at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle in a program that essentially compiles and attempts to find meaning withing data. Imagine your life history as a long, two-dimensional record (a piece … Continue reading

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