Thursday, October 30, 2008

Brownlee slams scoliosis


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Boyd High School basketball player Morgan Brownlee tries to find an open lane during a pick-up game after school in McKinney on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2008.


Boyd High School basketball player Morgan Brownlee makes a jump shot during a pick-up game. Brownlee was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 12 and was told she would never play basketball again.



Boyd High School basketball player Morgan Brownlee works on her free throw after school in McKinney. Since her diagnosis, she had surgery, went through a rehabilitation program and gained a rod and screws in her back. She's back on the court and plans to play for the school this year.



Please read, "Rehab after scoliosis surgery worth it for basketball player" by Nancy Churnin / The Dallas Morning News.

2 comments:

John W. MacDonald said...

I thought you might find this blog post by Jörg Colberg interesting:

http://www.jmcolberg.com/weblog/2008/10/what_is_photojournalism_anyway_1.html

Mark M. Hancock said...

It's interesting, but it doesn't address the words + images situation in print that requires verbs. Documentary work sublimes between art and PJ, but it's neither. They're documentary images.