They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, there are no words to describe the emotion that was felt during this photo session. We had the extreme honor and privilege of capturing the memories of a family who will be saying goodbye to their loved one in the very near future.
Ray - father, husband, brother and friend - has been battling throat cancer for several years and is sadly nearing the end of his difficult journey. Although he was tired, in pain, and a bit disoriented, he toughed it out during a hot and humid afternoon to leave some eternal memories for his family.
A photo with his children in their caps and gowns since he won't be there the day that they walk across the stage and receive their diplomas. A photo with his daughters in a wedding gown because he won't be able to give them away. Even a few fun photos with friends and family to show he hasn't lost his sense of humor or his spunk!
Cancer takes away your strength and your energy, but it can't take away your love, your light or your faith. To this wonderful family, we wish you great comfort and peace in the coming days and weeks, even years. We are so humbled to be a part in Ray's fight. Thank you for allowing us to share in this moment. We are forever grateful.
Credits : Southern Fried Photography
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