Grabbing Your Problem With Both Hands

A few days ago I made senior pictures for Tess, and during that session she confided in me that she suffered from a disorder called Trichotillomania, or TTM. Because of that she sometimes had an uncontrollable urge to pull her hair out. She also told me she had found a way conquer it.

When she told me what that was, I advised her that if she desired to show that publicly, I’d be glad to help her. What follows is some images made today – one day after she told Trichotillomania that it was not going to be in control of her any more…

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Much love to Tess for deciding to not only tackle Trichotillomania head on (no pun intended) but also for allowing me to share it publicly here, proving that through strength and a world of other things most of us know nothing about, even without hair, a woman can still be a beautiful Work of Art.

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One thought on “Grabbing Your Problem With Both Hands

  1. Tess is not only a literal ray of sunshine, but also one of the most generous, talented actresses I’ve ever had the privilege of sharing a stage with. As strikingly beautiful as these photos are (and boy, are they ever!) you can’t really experience Tess’ beauty until you see her light up a room firsthand.

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