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It’s been a long nine months of 2017 so far. Filled with far more emotion and roller coasters than I had imagined. During the week, I keep busy working as a caretaker at a residential facility for at-risk youth, where I help counsel and protect over 25 teen girls. It is a hard-but-worth-it position to […]

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It’s the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving, and my heart is full with so many thoughts and feelings. One of the biggest things on my mind is that in just a few weeks, I’ll be turning the big 25 years old. I’m halfway through my twenties now. The reality hit me like a brick recently, as I […]

#25daysofcharity

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Few moments are as precious to catch on camera than the moment he goes down on one knee and asks her to be his bride. Tonight, the evening before Thanksgiving, I’m certainly grateful for the chance to be apart of this memory for Mike and Sam. I’m also teary-eyed, as I remember that exactly 4 years […]

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  Dancers have this certain grace and strength about them that is compelling and inspiring. When you spend your entire life in a studio, learning discipline and balance and poise, it’s no wonder that those qualities transfer into your personal life. I could see those same kinds of attributes in Treasure, as we explored some […]

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Hey girl. I’m sitting here on a bright Sunday morning after devotions, scrolling through Facebook catching up on the latest news and drama. My heart is heavy as I see post after post from angry women desperate to be heard. I read yours, too, where you stood tall with a political shirt and demanded that women […]

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Recently, I was looking back at some of my old photography from when I first started, and trying not to feel appalled and embarrassed. Okay, who am I kidding, I felt appalled and embarrassed. The lighting was off, poses were strange, editing was interesting, and I had so many versions of the exact same pose! As I […]

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