About My story is fairly simple: In June of 2014 my sister succumbed to ovarian cancer. I spent the last five weeks of her life with her and the rest of our family. Through her I got to see unbridled courage as death’s shadow stood nearby. During these weeks, I got to meet other cancer patients. They allowed me take their portraits and to hear their stories of their lives and their illness. Like my sister, they too exhibited courage that seemed to break mortal boundaries. As I started to collect these stories, I felt that their voices should be heard. So while sitting at a friends kitchen table and in the depth of my grief, Portraits Of Cancer was conceived. In my family, I have lost my father to colon cancer, my sister to ovarian cancer and my mother was recently diagnosed with untreatable bladder cancer. My brother and I, so far, are cancer free. Through all of this, there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think of my sister and miss her. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t wish that my mother could be cured. Cancer not only ravages the patient, but it leaves a void that cannot be filled for those left behind. It seems to touch us all. My wish is that you will be able to identify with our stories and find some hope or solace. Please come and visit the Facebook page and tell your story. There are also links on this website to cancer foundations that I have vetted and feel are worthy of our support. Please give to them in any way you can. Thank you, Jock Bradley A special thanks to FX Vargas for taking this portrait of me.