This is the portfolio that was the biggest hit this week: a serious topic done with extreme modesty by Sophie Knittel. We decided to publish it apart from our weekend feature, The Eye of the Readers. “My mother was diagnosed with her fourth cancer two years ago. This time it was inoperable, the heavy treatment, “a one blow rifle shot,” as the doctor described it. It was likely that she would not make it. My mother never liked being photographed, but she and I thought it might be the last opportunity to take pictures of her, to leave a visual record.”
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