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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
SURVIVOR

Self-portrait depicting my defiant battle - and battle scars - with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. Despite being diagnosed at 48, I have never felt anger at my disease, but when I met of a young boy of 19 who had been diagnosed with the same disease - and has since died from it - I felt I need to capture the torrent of emotions stirred in me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States of America
Copyright: © Scott Wilson