‘Circle Of Care’ Changes View Of Pediatric Cancer With Photo Art Exhibit
Photo art and two determined, loving moms are changing the views of pediatric cancer. After Liz Salguero and Dawn Ladenheim met in a support group for moms and siblings of children with cancer, Circle of Care was born. Circle of Care, which is a Wilton, Connecticut nonprofit organization, provides emotional and financial assistance to families who have children who have been diagnosed with cancer.
As with many of their special projects, Life Within The Journey, is a revealing photo art exhibit that is changing the lives of cancer patients and their families. This breathtaking photo exhibit, featuring 22 pediatric cancer patients aim to change the view of childhood cancer.
The goal of the traveling exhibit, Life within the Journey is to invite everyone to see the other side of a cancer diagnosis: the bravery, the spirit, the hope and to celebrate families who have endured so much. The photographer, Jeanna Shepard, does a beautiful job highlighting each child’s personality and bringing inspiration to all who see it. These heroic children are patients of the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. The exhibit is also on display on the pediatric oncology unit of the Smilow Center where you can view it at any time!
Life Within The Journey exhibit will be traveling all over the state of Connecticut throughout 2016. Today, we invite you to view these inspirational pictures and hear from those who brought this exhibit to life.
This video was produced by Tracy Chevrier and shot/edited by Johnny Perez. To see more uplifting stories of strength and courage, check out our HooplaHa YouTube channel.