Sunday, June 17, 2012

Breast Cancer Gene

After suffering through a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer, Iris Byrum, right, decided to undergo testing to see if she had a genetic mutation that predisposed her to cancer. She did, and so did her daughter Helena Byrum, who ended up having a double mastectomy. Some assignments get personal, but that's a beautiful thing.

1 comment:

Sheila Johnson said...

This is a great portrait with a lot of emotion.