wow Jill, I can see how you struggled to tell the story, but you have presented it with beauty and grace. thank you so much for sharing.
What a beautiful documentation of life changing moments.....I love how you captured both stories....such precious memories....
Project - First Birth Mini-Album
posted 06/14/12 at 03:23 AM
For a long time I have been struggling to find a way to tell the story of my grandmother's first pregnancy. It is a tragic story. My grandfather was away at war when my grandmother went into labor. The women in the plantation hospital who had received C-sections were dying, so the doctor refused to perform one on my grandmother. After a very long labor, she finally gave birth, but she lost her child. Years later, when I was pregnant with my daughter, my grandmother's story haunted me, and when I saw my grandmother hold my daughter for the first time, it was overwhelming. I created this mini-album to document both of our stories.
All materials are from the June JBS Mercantile kits.
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