Goodyear photographer Laura Gordillo wants to create dream shoot for cancer survivor

GOODYEAR, AZ - A Valley photographer is used to taking pictures of newborns, engagements, and weddings, but there's one special moment she's yet to capture--and she needs your help.

Looking through Laura Gordillo's camera, we get a glimpse of life in its most innocent form.

"A newborn in itself is something so natural and beautiful," she explains.

But Laura doesn't just capture beautiful babies, in fact, there's another photo shoot she's had in the works for quite some time.

"It's all about her and I want her to feel special."

That person she wants to feel special is her friend, Netis Negron, a 7-year breast cancer survivor.

But Netis isn't letting her health stop her from getting what she wants out of life.

"It's every little girls' dream to be in a wedding dress and take pictures," she explains.

Netis is single and has never been married. More than anything, she'd love to have a wedding style photo shoot with Laura behind the lens.

"Further down the road, you start thinking of weddings you might miss, mother/son dances you might miss."

But time may not be on Netis' side. Recently, she found out the cancer is back, this time, in her bones. Doctors want her to switch chemotherapy. This kind will make her beautiful black hair fall out.

"When I have my hair, there's still a little bit of that sick person, but she's dressed up and appears more normal."

Laura wants the photo shoot to happen, but she needs help putting it all together.

From the flowers to the tuxes for Netis' boys, and of course, the white gown, she needs people across the Valley to take action and donate.

Netis says she's not planning on going anywhere, but in the event she doesn't live to see her young men walk down the aisle, she's happy they'd at least have this memory to share.

"God forbid I am not there when they walk down the aisle, that’s a beautiful memory," she says.

If you'd like to help, please e-mail Laura Gordillo .

 

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