I was looking at a documentary recently about jails in the US and the gangs that rule inside. One group was the Latino crew. So I went online looking for more info and photos and stumbled upon this series of portraits of former LA gang members. The photographer Adam Amengual shot the series for Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organisation in LA helping these former gang members establish a new life.
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This heart-warming video is part of the #CanonShine movement, where Canon are aiming to bring back the power of the photograph - encouraging people to submit a photograph and use their lens to change the world.
In this clip, TV personality and long-time supporter of the charity Pink Hope, Lisa Wilkinson chooses Marina as her subject - a mother of two, who fought and beat cancer through the use of a double mastectomy. Lisa shows how this life and body-altering decision affected Marina's life.
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