Photography by Fotocrew member Megan Luckie. Doug and Kasey welcomed their first child, Will, in December of 2011. Like all parents, they celebrated as Will passed each normal milestone in his first year, becoming a sweet and loving little boy. Although Will’s growth began to level off around his first birthday, doctors assured the Wolebens […]
“The saddest thing in life to see is potential in someone that’s never realized.” Tom Landis, Owner – Howdy Homemade Following a challenging season in life, Tom Landis received two gifts: legendary Alabama football coach Gene Stallings’ book Another Season, and an ice cream maker. These two seemingly unrelated gifts would not only be the inspiration for […]
Photography by Fotocrew member Jared Rey. It was the start of a new school year. A first grade classroom coming back to life with the chatter of students excited to see their friends again after another hot Texas summer. A playground once again filled with busy imaginations and little voices. But this school year would be different for the […]
When Leslie discovered she was expecting a baby girl with dwarfism, a birth defect extremely rare for parents of average height, she feared the road both her and her daughter would traverse alone. But one day a trip with her son to the pediatrician, would lead Leslie – and Lilah – to the exact friendship they needed.
Each year approximately 1,500 children are born with spina bifida, a birth defect affecting the spine. But at 28, photography-lover David doesn’t let this condition and being confined to a wheelchair hold him back from experiencing life to the fullest.
Kerri and her family were just about to celebrate her youngest child’s first birthday, when Kerri suddenly lost consciousness and had a seizure. Just days later she was told she had stage 3 brain cancer and only three years to live. But Kerri refused to give up the fight for her family and for her life.
Following the loss of her husband LCDR Dale due to the CG 6535 helicopter accident, Teresa found herself the single mother of two boys. As they continue to navigate the waters of grief, Teresea and her sons Evan and Emmett chose a special way to remember their heroic husband and father.
When an ultrasound revealed that their daughter had extra fluid in her brain creating an enlarged head, doctors told Dean and Susan that Ella would likely not live. But refusing to leave any possibility unexplored, Ella would not only live – but thrive!
As Jaci pulled up to her son Sam’s baseball practice, she opened the rear door of her car to find her toddler Daniel limp and blue. After being rushed to the ICU at Children’s Hospital in Dallas, doctors discovered Daniel had pulmonary hypertension and would possibly not make it through the night. But the fighting spirit of this little boy would prove an inspiration to his mother and everyone who meets him.
On April 3, 2012 a tornado ripped through Royse City. As the Cripps family huddled in their closet as the thundering roar grew louder, they had no idea what the next moments would hold. But the Cripps learned that with God’s grace, there is nothing so broken that it can’t be put back together.
A typical third trimester ultrasound gave Rachel and Charlie the devastating news that their daughter had HPE, a brain malformation, and would likely not make it to birth, much less survive the birth process. But as Rachel completed her c-section she would hear the most beautiful cry and “Baby Jane” would do more than anyone ever imagined.