Before I Die – When the elderly people reveal their last wishes

2016-02-29 // photography popular

For the project Before I Die, I Want To…, elderly people reveal their last wishes, their last dreams, or their last will in a series of touching and moving portraits. Inspired by the beautiful Before I Die project of artist Candy Chang, the photographer Angelo Valente and gerontologist Sofia Nunez decided to stage the residents of The Community of Gafanha do Carmo, a retirement home in Portugal, showing a sign with the things they want to do before they die. Where this project goes further, it is by helping many seniors to realize their dreams, as evidenced by the photographs at end of the post. An amazing project full of nostalgia, but also full of love, joy and hope…

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Images © The Community of Gafanha do Carmo / source

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