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Trigger Warning: That which lies beneath the surface is almost always hidden from view. No one may know of the burdens we bear, nor the pillars of strength we've built to endure it. Nicole has Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS), and it has profoundly affected her life since childhood. With no one therapy to treat those who have MELAS, finding a cure has been difficult, though new therapies may be promising. It's often seen as an invisible disease, and so Nicole and I chose to render the sickness in this photo as a green liquid which is the color for MELAS. Nicole has built the strength to endure her MELAS and though not every day is a good day, she still picks herself up and carries on with her family and her life. We can all learn from her strength. I'll be posting in my story some more resources about MELAS. Please take a look, and also stop by Nicole's page to see some other amazing pictures of this beautiful soul by other amazing artists, including @ramakrishnank. Model: The fantastic and strong @mit@mitobeautymodel Concept: @mitobeautymodel Photographer: @zuppshots Assistant: The indomitable Ryan!
1/200 sec at ƒ / 8.0, ISO 100, 42 mm (EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM)
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