Portraits of the Jersey Shore Addiction Overcomer-

Addiction Overcomer

“Everyone knows that Ocean County has such a big drug epidemic. Every time you go online or on social media you see that someone else has passed away from an overdose. I think it’s unfair though, to talk about the epidemic without talking about recovery. I know it’s a common story that a kid lost …

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Portraits of the Jersey Shore Girl Follows Her Dreams

Girl Follows Her Dreams

Girl: “I am nine years old. What I am most excited about in life is playing piano. We have a piano at home and I have been playing for two years. I like playing classical music. I have classes every Saturday, and I practice several times a week. My favorite composer is Beethoven. I take …

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Portraits of the jersey shore stage iv cancer ocean county library

stage iv cancer ocean county library

“I am going through a really bad time right now. I was just diagnosed a week ago with stage IV cancer of the kidney and liver.” ~ Toms River Library Join the Conversation on Facebook

portriats of the jersey shore loneliness best friend dog

Loneliness Seaside Heights

“I don’t really have anybody in my life I connect with right now. I have a couple of friends I guess. I kind of keep to myself to myself for the most part. But my dog keeps me company.”

Portraits of the Jersey Shore Cancer Lori and Family

Chance Encounter Turns into Meaningful Connection

“My husband was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in April. Since then we’ve been thru chemo, radiation and surgery. We have recently learned of new nodules in my husbands lungs. It’s been a crazy 2015 to say the least. I would love to get some nice family photos with our newest additions (their dogs, Shiba Inus) and while Matt is feeling well. Would mind taking a few for us?”