Turning Point (Veteran’s Honor)

Turning Point (Veteran's Honor) symbolizes rebirth, returning "to the bud." The partial Italian calendar for Agosto (August) commemorates the days of diagnosis and waiting my husband and I experienced right on the heels of a magical trip to Italy. The hand-written text is an amalgam of poetry he wrote during our courtship and excerpts from the I Ching. As the third woman in my family to receive a breast cancer diagnosis in as many years, I felt like a veteran from the outset.

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