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Bonus Postcard of The Week: Well Wishes for Kim Simplis Barrow

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Today’s bonus postcard is a special request from me to all of you wonderful readers – to please send all your positive thoughts and vibes to this wonderful lady pictured above as she continues to rebuild her health.

Most of you know how I met First Lady of Belize, Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow. The first time was last year during my assignment in Belize with the Belize Tourism Board. You also read about the second photo shoot I was assigned to complete of her while she was still undergoing treatment, for a UK magazine cover and feature this past February on women of strength. The above image is an outtake from our shoot.

Kim was unexpectedly hospitalized this week and in intensive care after some complications from her radiation treatment, but she is now stabilizing. Knowing her true strength of spirit and faith and all the love and support that surrounds her, I know she will be fine and stronger than ever. Still, I am asking if you could please take two minutes out of your day today to send good Continue reading »

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Publication News: Magazine Cover and Photographs of Kim Simplis Barrow, First Lady of Belize – ComplexD “Women of Strength” Feature

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In January of this year, I was entrusted with the task of photographing Kim Simplis Barrow, the First Lady of Belize, for the cover of the next issue of ComplexD, a digital magazine out of the UK as well as for the inside feature article.

You probably remember that I photographed her and her family last summer, while I was a Road Warrior in Belize.

But the shoot this year was completely different. See, just about a month after I completed my assignment in Belize and returned home, Kim Barrow was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. At the age of 39. The news caught us all off guard – her family, her fellow Belizeans, and me – even more so because we had become friends over the months. I remember reading Continue reading »

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