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Adeshina Emmanuel - August 2014
An incredible story about the work of Ivan Lo, a cancer survivor and war photographer, was recently published in DNAinfo Chicago. The article explores Lo's experience with cancer and his photography in Afghanistan, currently being shown at the Bezazian Library in Chicago. Lo talks about how his cancer experience changed his work path.
Many survivors find their cancer experience to be inspiration for career change and decide to look for more meaningful work. Since Lo was only 23 when he was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia, his diagnosis and cancer experience shaped his career early on. Prior to his diagnosis, Lo was going to change career paths and had aspirations to become a well recognized press photographer. During his cancer battle, he realized that what really matters to him is that his photographs have a positive impact. He survived his cancer battle and continued to do humanitarian photography.
For the full article, click here.
Original source: www.dnainfo.com