Fun Fishtown family Photoshoot | Philadelphia

April 6, 2019 by Afrik Armando in Stories
Fun Fishtown family Photoshoot | Philadelphia

I’ll never think of myself as a “self-made person” and this family is the reason why.
I still remember that warm summer drive on Roosevelt Boulevard, I was done work and Tanya was driving me home. At that time, I was 19 years old going through one of the roughest periods of my life, that’s a story for another day but let’s just say, forces beyond my control had sent me skidding off the rails. Burdened by some heavy family & emotional issues, I sat in the passenger’s seat speechless. In all honesty, I was at my wit’s end but then randomly, Tanya looked at me and said “ Everything will be ok”, a river of tears came rushing down my cheeks and I felt a lot better.
This is just one of the millions of heart-lifting experiences I’ve had with them, in all honesty, time would not permit to tell of all the good they’ve done. If you go to their church community, about every person sings their praises and like beacons of light, they illuminate the paths of many. When we went to Fishtown my goal was to tell their story in a way which represented them. Vincent and Austin, the quirky personalities, Caleb the ball of joy and Tanya & Alex, two solid pillars who’ve been a great blessing in my life.

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