Powerful Split Portrait of a 7-Year-Old Cancer Survivor


Noah is a 7-year-old cancer survivor who was first diagnosed with AML, a rare and aggressive form of Leukemia, at the tender age of four. His incredible story is visually told through this powerful before and after split portrait, which shows the brave, little guy's journey as a cancer patient with a 50/50 chance of survival on one side and his current state as a healthy, cancer-free, survivor on the other.

Though the battle was not an easy one, the image spreads a message of hope. The Children's Cancer Center at Batson Children's Hospital, which is where Noah received his treatment from a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, and health professionals, is now sharing Noah's story. In an effort to spread awareness of the quick test (involving a simple prick of the finger) that determines whether a child has cancer and to spread a boost of optimism, Noah's image is being shared in a campaign of hope that emphatically states “My Life is Proof.”

Children's Cancer Center website
via [Stick It 2 Cancer]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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