30 Strangers – Day twelve

by justin on June 19, 2012

in 30 Strangers-2012

The doctors told Kelly she’d never be able to have children. Ten months after she got married, she gave birth to a beautiful little girl. That was eight years ago, and it’s the only time she’s been able to get pregnant.

Then, this conversation when these pictures were being taken–
Daughter: Mom, why are you shaking?
Mom: Because I’m crying.
Daughter: Why are you crying?
Mom: Because I’m thinking about how much I love you.

mother daughter portraits

mother daughter portraits

30 Strangers

 

30 Strangers is a fund raiser for the Center for Women and Children in Crisis.

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Hil June 19, 2012 at 8:06 am

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful!

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Anonymous June 19, 2012 at 9:58 am

WOW, very poignant. And beautiful pictures.

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-B June 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm

That 2nd one… the one with the hair… yeah.
That’s what you want out of this project. Just like that one and 29 more times. Nice job.

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Geo June 19, 2012 at 5:11 pm

Gorgeous. #2 is weep worthy.

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ellen patton June 20, 2012 at 10:39 am

I’ve never met Kelly but I’m a big fan of hers. These photos are beautiful.

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Kelly McCaleb June 20, 2012 at 10:54 am

Justin you’re killing me! I cannot wait to come back and order me some prints. Thank you again, a thousand times.

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Ashley S. June 22, 2012 at 8:14 pm

Beautiful work!

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heather nan June 22, 2012 at 10:23 pm

Oh heavens! That second image is perfect. Just might have choked up a little at this story.

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angee June 26, 2012 at 10:56 pm

This story is touching. Made ME cry, and I don’t even know them.

Wow! All these stories are amazing! I can’t wait for more!

Thank you for sharing your gift with the world! You have such a talent.

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Gloria July 22, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Love the eyes in the 1st one…

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