"When there is suffering we often want to know why. We want answers. I want answers. I want explanations as to why some suffer and others do not. I want to know why some get better while others get worse. Is this fate or is this chance or is it just bad luck? How are we to deal with suffering? I have many questions and only few answers. I would like you to meet my brother. I have been drawn to photographing him for as long as I have been making pictures. The time I spend with him, looking through my camera, has forced me to ask questions about suffering, and faith and why anyone is born with disease. Nick has cerebral palsy. The pictures have been a way for me to deal with the reality of having a twin brother who struggles through life in ways that I do not.
"The younger twin developed Cerebral Palsy, causing his muscles to cramp and spasm at any moment, cramps that can last anywhere from minutes to days. Besides the cramps and spasms Nick can walk and speak at a functional level. "He understands enough about the world to know what he’s missing," Capozziello told the New York Times.
"When I look at him I feel lost," Capozziello wrote in an email to The Huffington Post. "I wonder where the justice is in all of this. I am the brother who survives and has choices, and he is the brother who suffers and does not."
In his gripping black-and-white photographs, Capozziello captures an unromanticized yet love-filled portrayal of life with CP. Whether capturing the struggles experienced in a chaotic medical procedure or a lone trip up a staircase, Capozziello depicts pain and strength with unflinching honesty. When not donning hospital garb, Nick wears leather jackets, flannel shirts and the occasional earring, painting him as an individual and not a symbol of his disability.
Capozziello is currently in process of turning his photo series into a book, titled “The Distance Between Us.” Although his Kickstarter campaign to fund the book still has over two weeks left, he’s already earned the $16,000 needed to begin the project. Check out Capozziello’s heart-wrenching images below and head to his Kickstarter page to get involved.”
my mom has the same scarf
i love her hair who did it
Those are some very nice seats!
I wonder what track she’s on…. By the map behind her, I think she’s on the blue one.
I really love her choice in clothing omg
look at that cool artwork next to her on the window
oh I really like her tights they’re tealish green very pretty
I bet she’s going to the airport.
I don’t think brown chairs and brown floor was a good idea, they should have mixed the colours up a bit, added a splash of red maybe
I really like her skirt. It’s pretty.
DO NONE OF YOU NOTICE THE TRAIL OF BLOOD LEADING TO THE DEAD PEOPLE IN THE BACKGROUND? WHAT THE HECK IS WRONG WITH YOU ALL?!
Ah, the tumblr newbies
HELLO FANFIC AUTHORS IT’S TIME FOR A VOCAB LESSON
- wanton: sexually immodest or promiscuous
- wonton: a type of dumpling commonly found in Chinese cuisines
YOUR CHARACTERS SHOULD NOT BE MOANING LIKE A CHINESE DUMPLING OKAY THANK YOU AND GOOD NIGHT
It’s essay writing season for tons of students!
After being a college writing tutor for over a year, I thought I would share my advice with all you awesome people on tumblr. This is how I write essays, but if you’ve got more tips, feel free to add them below.
Happy writing. You can do it!
I put him in jail bc I swear he talked without batteries once
LET ME FUCKIN TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUT SOME FERBIES. MY COUSIN AND I HAD HEARD SOME CRAZY ASS RUMORS THAT THESE FUCKERS DID SHIT WITHOUT BATTERIES SO WE DECIDED HEY LETS TEST THIS SHIT. WE WERE FUCKING HOME ALONE RIGHT AND WE LOCKED THIS FUCKER IN A STEEL BOX WITH NO BATTERIES. WE BOTH WENT OUTSIDE, LOCKED THE DOORS AND WE CAME BACK AND THAT FUCKING THING WAS OUT OF THE BOX AND WAS FUCKING TALKING AND SHIT WE BURNED THAT FUCKER WITHIN LIKE FIVE FUCKIN MINUTES.
Moral of the story: DONT BUY FUCKING FURBIES
FOR REAL GUYS THIS IS NO FUCKING JOKE
THESE FUCKERS WILL CONTINUE TO TALK AND MOVE EVEN WITHOUT THE FUCKING BATTERIES
THEY’RE TERRIFYING AS SHIT AND THEY’RE OUT TO PUT AN END TO THE HUMAN RACE
DON’T FUCKING BUY FURBIES
DONT BUY THEM OH MY GOD. LAST YEAR I WORKED AT TOYS ‘R US AROUND THE TIME THE NEW LINE OF THOSE FUCKERS CAME OUT. THEY SOLD OUT WITHIN A WEEK. NOTHING WEIRD HAPPENED BUT THEN A LADY RETURNED ONE CAUSE SHE SAID IT WOULDNT TURN OFF. WE TOOK IT BACK AND SINCE IT WAS “BROKEN” WE KEPT IT IN OUR STAFF ROOM. THEN I WAS IN THERE ALONE AND IT WAS SITTING ON THE TABLE WITH NO BATTERIES IN IT. THEN THE FUCKING FERBIE STARTED MAKING NOISE THAT DIDNT SOUND LIKE WHAT FURBIEA SHOULD SOUND LIKE. IT WAS LIKE DEMONIC SCREECHING. I PUT THE LITTLE SHIT IN AN EMPTY LOCKER AND WHEN I TOLD MY MANAGER HE PUT IT IN THE BROKEN TOY BIN.
THEN I WENT OUT TO WORK AGAIN AND WHEN I CAME INTO THE STAFF ROOM AFTER MY SHIFT, THE FURBIE WAS ON THE TABLE AGAIN. YEAH DONT BUY THOSE FUCKERS
I HAVE MY OWN STORY TO ADD. I ONCE HAD A FURBIE, BUT ONCE IT DIED WE NEVER REPLACED THE BATTERIES AND JUST LET IT LAY DORMANT FOR A WHILE. MY COUSIN (WHO MIGHT I ADD, WAS A 22 YEAR OLD MAN AT THAT TIME) WAS HOUSESITTING FOR US AND THE FURBIE WAS TUCKED AWAY ON A SHELF IN OUR CELLAR. HE WENT DOWN TO GO DO SOME LAUNDRY AND THAT LITTLE SHIT OPENED ITS EYES AND MUTTERED “PEEKABOO”. MY COUSIN ATTACKED IT AND THREW IT OUTSIDE, AND IT WAS LATER TOSSED IN THE DUMPSTER. IM STILL AFRAID THAT THIS FURBIE WILL COME BACK TO HAUNT ME. DO NOT BUY THESE THEY ARE FUCKING DEMENTED!!!!
OKAY STORY TIME SO LAST CHRISTMAS MY COUSIN GOT ONE OF THESE FUCKERS EXCEPT IT WAS ONE OF THE NEW ELECTRONIC ONES AND THOSE ARE JUST AS BAD. THE BATTERIES ARE SEALED IN WITH SCREWS, AND NO ONE HAD A SCREWDRIVER THAT FIT, SO WE WERE FORCED TO DEAL WITH THIS THING THE WHOLE TIME. THE PROBLEM IS THAT THE DAMN THING WILL GO TO ‘SLEEP’, BUT ANY SORT OF MOVEMENT WILL WAKE IT UP AND CAUSE IT TO DEMONICALLY LAUGH. ANOTHER COUSIN GOT UP FOR A GLASS OF WATER AT TWO IN THE MORNING THAT NIGHT, WALKED BY THE CLOSET WHERE WE’D SHOVED IT IN FEAR, AND HIS FOOTSTEPS WOKE THE FUCKING THING UP AND IT STARTED LAUGHING AND WOULDN’T STOP FOR THE NEXT HOUR. DON’T BUY THESE FUCKING THINGS. THEY’RE DEMONIC.
the amount of personal stories is alarming
THIS STORY TAKES PLACE AT MY COUSINS HOUSE BECAUSE MY PARENTS HAD THE COMMON SENSE NOT TO BUY THESE SHITS BUT BASICALLY IT WAS A SLEEP OVER. IT WAS MY FIRST TIME SO FAR AWAY FROM HOME AND I WAS SCARED AND MY COUSIN WAS TRYING TO SCARE ME WITH STORIES AND IT WAS TERRIFYING. WHEN WE FINALLY WERE ABOUT TO GO TO SLEEP HER FUCKING FURBIE TURNS ON AND STARTS MAKING THIS SOUND LIKE SATAN GARGLING THE SOULS OF THE DAMNED AND IT WASN’T EVEN TRIGGERED OR ACTIVATED AND THE BATTERIES WERE OUT AND WE BOTH JUST LAY THERE TREMBLING IN FEAR OF THIS FUCKER WHO I SWEAR WAS SLOWLY INCHING IT’S WAY OFF OF THE COUNTER TO GOUGE OUT OUR EYES OR SOMETHING AND THEN IT STARTING LAUGHING AND FELL OFF THE COUNTER AND I NEVER WENT TO THEIR HOUSE AGAIN. DO. NOT. BUY. FURBIES.
Laughing cause im related to the inventor
Alfred is the best
cats are so fucking pointless i want 10,000
Is it possible to be a fan of a fandom?
Reblog every time
I love this so much
I’m not even in this fandom
I made a tumblr to reblog this gif. Life complete.
ALWAYS REBLOG WATER TRIBE
Don’t mess with those Southern Water Tribe folks! They’ll mess you up!
this is better than the actual live action movie