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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Super Spence

Meet sweet Spencer. He is just 7 years old and fighting a battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with a Rhabdomyosarcoma, a malignant tumor in his parapharyngeal space in February. Just a week ago Hollys {Spencers amazing mom) friends put together a giant fundraiser. I photographed the event. It was so great- they had so much support. The only bummer was that Spencer wasn't able to attend the event. So heart wrenching. At the event they had a section where anyone could get their head shaved. You wouldn't even believe how many people did it. It was over 75 people that shaved their locks off to support Spencer. I'll post images from that later.
Then, this past Sunday I was able to photograph Spencer getting his head shaved. He has so much support and love on his side. This was my favorite image from that night. It's the kind of photo that does make you feel something. I love the strength and love you can see in his moms face. Truly touching. When I think of Spencer it makes me want to hug my own children tighter and tell them how deeply I love them. Life is fragile, and oh so precious.


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To support Spencer and his family, check out their blog here.

6 comments:

Rachel Clare March 31, 2010 at 10:27 AM  

Lots of prayers for this brave boy and his family.

Meredith March 31, 2010 at 11:22 AM  

OK, so not good to read and see after just having had a baby....boy the tears are flowing like a river!!!

That's so wonderful that this family has so many people supporting them and sending out their love and prayers. :)

Photography Du Jour March 31, 2010 at 3:15 PM  

Written so well in words and photos. I will keep him in my prayers. Thank you for sharing. Very touching pic.

J'Lynn Mak March 31, 2010 at 9:15 PM  

Wow Jen what an amazing gift you have given this mother w/that precious memory. My heart goes out to this family. Sending lots of prayers their way!!!

Angie March 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM  

Wow, amazing! That is what kind of cancer I had when I was little rhabdomysarcoma, only mine was of the bladder. Please give them my info. if they ever want to talk, or my mom's, who went through and remembers way more than I do. They will be in my prayers, please wish them all the best from another cancer survivor!

Krainich Family April 4, 2010 at 10:53 PM  

Wow Jen, this is truly priceless. What a gift to give their family. To document the fight will be a treasure this family will keep one day and look back on and say, "how did we do that?" I'm glad you were able to do this for them. What a valuable gift. Kisses

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Hi! I'm Jen, and I own Fauset Photography. I'm a Salt Lake City Utah family, newborn, child and senior photographer. I love photographing interaction between families. My style is a bit candid, along with a traditional twist. I love capturing children as they really are, following them with my camera and just getting who they are is my favorite. Urban family photography here in Salt Lake is one of my favorites!!
I've been photographing weddings for 6 years, I love it so much! Fauset Photography is based in Salt Lake City, Utah- but I travel to Arizona often for faithful clients and weddings. I've also shot weddings in Park City Utah, Denver Colorado, Las Vegas Nevada, Flagstaff and Sedona Arizona, and San Diego California. Thanks for visiting my blog and don't forget to visit my website!
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