Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Short Pump, Virginia

Craig Mattice is one of my heroes. A few years ago he was training for Hawaii's Ironman Triathlon when he noticed a numbness in his legs. He was diagnosed with a debilitating condition that weakened him, makes it difficult to regulate his body temperature and caused a brainstem stroke. Craig lives his life to the fullest. He is an indomitable spirit, a delight to be around, an instant friend to strangers, a magnet of encouragement.
Photographed with a Leica M8

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