An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son

Benjamin Von Wonga is a Canadian artist, photographer and activist. He is getting involved in more and more projects , like the one devoted to a disadvantaged mother.

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
Together with another artist, Karen Alsop, Benjamin von Wong took part in ‘Heart Project’ illustrating the story of Sarah Jane Staszak

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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The woman in question got paralyzed during a seemingly routine surgery which normally carries little or no risk at all

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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Before the surgery she was a very active person – she would go climbing, sailing and being on the go for most of the time

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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When she was operated on, her son was only three years old

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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The project team let the woman make her dream come true; in the Blue Mountains (Australia) they helped her to climb together with her son

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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The fantastic photos below are the footage of the trip

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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Von Wang refused to accept any payment for the project

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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Sarah Jane received all the photos as a gift from the artist on Mother’s Day

An Astonishingly Moving Photo Session of a Paralyzed Mother with Her Son
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What do you think about such a session?