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"RE: Waiting room"

LMMiller9 Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2005
Mon 07-Jan-13 02:21 AM | edited Mon 07-Jan-13 02:23 AM by LMMiller9

I'll give you a different reaction. I am currently going through radiation therapy and chemo therapy after the removal of a colerectal tumor. So, my perspective is a bit different.

Every day I go in for radiation therapy. There is a group of us who arrive at about the same time in the waiting room. We have sort of become friends, a little team, going through it together. We joke a lot. We laugh. We like those treating us and we all have a positive spirit. When I go in for infusion therapy, changing my chemo pump, there is a similar camaraderie, friendship, joking, etc.

I have no idea what is going on with this man sitting in this chair. We may all make an assumption, presume a story, which is probably wrong.

If I were to photograph folks in a waiting room who are about to go to their radiation treatment, I would capture the more real life coping with what fate has put in their laps, and mostly with good spirits, strength, friendship, etc.

That said, the picture puzzles me.

Larry Miller, Potomac, MD

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A general, generic topic Waiting room [View all] , rickbuddy , Wed 19-Dec-12 07:16 PM
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