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Project Amelia: 28-Year-Old Photographer Diagnosed with Cancer

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Two weeks ago, twenty-eight year old, Brooklyn-based photographer Amelia Coffaro was diagnosed with stage III inflammatory breast cancer. Starting her chemotherapy on Valentine’s Day, Coffaro and her family faced another daunting challenge as the realization that she had no health insurance set in.
Stephen Mallon, a photographer who once employed Coffaro as his production coordinator intern, and six other of Coffaro’s peers, friends and coworkers, have joined forces and created Project Amelia.

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