Ruben was diagnosed with esophageal cancer this past summer. For the past several months, Brisa and I have traveled back to Southern California to visit Ruben on every free weekend that we have had. He’s gone through 6 weeks of intensive chemotherapy and radiation. On Wednesday, December 16th, he is scheduled for surgery at USC. We were told that the surgery should last between 8-12 hours and will require at least two weeks of hospitalization afterwards. Following surgery, the recovery will take at least 4-6 months. I am hoping to use the print profits from this Photography For a Cause to help Ruben pay for his expenses during this time. From the diagnosis through the treatments, Ruben has remained his affable self. Brisa and I have enjoyed spending so much time with him lately and we are encouraged that the surgery will help him regain his strength and energy. He has always been incredibly supportive of my photography and me and I just want to help him in any way that I can. Thank you for your support and for your prayers. Both are equally appreciated!
From dancing at Brisa’s wedding…
…to dancing at Feliz’s wedding…
…to a surprise visit, Ruben loves his girls so much.
Here’s a recent photo of Ruben, his mom, his two daughters and his two sons-in-law!
A ginormous thank you to Autumn, B, Emma and Sarah for offering their fine art photographs for this cause. Honestly, I asked them late last night with the idea and every single one of them immediately said yes. You floor me with your humility and generosity. Thank you.
The photographs are available for purchase from today through Tuesday, December 8th at www.photographyforacause.com! All print orders should be delivered before Christmas regardless of the shipping option you select. That’s right, our photographs are perfect Christmas presents! Please help us, help Ruben by purchasing our fine art photographs!
La Brisa clients! Over the next five days, I will donate 100% of print profits from your online galleries as well! Purchase your prints @ La Brisa Client Galleries!
Thanks so much for your support and for sharing our cause with others!
Photographs by Autumn (www.photographyforacause.com/WeChaseTheLight):
Photographs by B (www.photographyforacause.com/JustBPhoto):
Photographs by Chris (www.photographyforacause.com/ChrisHsieh):
Photographs by Emma (www.photographyforacause.com/EmmaYorkPhotography):
Photographs by Sarah (www.photographyforacause.com/SarahGudemanPhotography):
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