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 […]
Over 400 people joined us at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in Carrolton, Texas, for last Thursday’s screening of The Luckiest Man. It’s always such a treat to be able to share this Fotolanthropy film, and to get a chance to talk with attendees to hear what brought them out to the screening. We are so […]
When successful businessman John Paine was diagnosed with ALS 15 years ago, he thought he had lost it all. However, in the midst of the painful physical deterioration of ALS, John discovered a transformation beyond anything he could have imagined. A story of hope beyond circumstances, John Paine learned to lean into God and in […]
At just 11-years-old Kevin was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in one of his legs. Following extensive surgery – including a knee replacement and titanium rod being placed in his leg – chemotherapy and nearly a year in a wheelchair, Kevin was declared cancer-free. But the Yang family would quickly discover their battle against cancer had only just begun and learn to lean on the reason for their hope.
In this new blog series, we check in with several of our past Fotolanthropy recipients and their Fotocrew members. In the Fotolanthropy Film “A Gray Faith”, photographer Taylor Lord and cinematographer Claire Huntsberger captured some of the final precious moments for the Heard family, as young father and author Andrew Heard succumbed to his battle with […]
We are excited to announce that Travis: A Soldier’s Story is now available for rent or purchase on iTunes! In addition to offering the award-winning documentary on DVD and Blu-Ray, this film is now available online. Fotolanthropy Founder and Travis the Movie Producer Katie Norris says, “We have screened this film across the country, and now anyone can […]
In April 2012, Staff Sgt. Travis Mills lost portions of both arms and legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan. One of just five soldiers in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to survive a quadruple-amputee injury, Travis’s fight to “never give up. never quit.” will truly challenge the way you face trials in your own life.
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.
When Sarah and Trey were told there was only a 0.1% chance of them ever conceiving a child, this young couple wondered if their dreams of having a family would ever come true. When baby William was born in 2013, not only was he celebrated as a miracle, but the faithful timing of this little blessing would become the motivation and inspiration for Trey’s mother Nancy’s battle of her own.
When father and husband Andrew learned his second battle with cancer would be terminal, he didn’t shrink back from sharing his incredible faith in life’s gray areas through his blog and book-writing. As we captured Andrew’s final days with his family at home, we saw just how certainly Andrew’s message and story would live on through his wife Bailey and daughter Ellie.
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.