Tuesday, August 2, 2016

This Bad-Ass Woman Is Cosplaying Her Way Through Cancer Treatment

“I'm not a big fan of spending all of my time sitting in the fear of it all.”
















Meet Karen Walsh, a 40-year-old Broadway actress and mother of two, who is currently going through treatment for Stage IV colon cancer.



Meet Karen Walsh, a 40-year-old Broadway actress and mother of two, who is currently going through treatment for Stage IV colon cancer.



Walsh has been taking with internet by storm with her chemo sessions that she turns into awesome cosplay photo shoots.



The idea came when her friend Sam Pinkleton, a Broadway director and choreographer, visited.




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"We had the time and decided to get creative while the infusion was working it's way in," Walsh told BuzzFeed. "We took a creative photo on a window ledge, a favorite of mine."





"And then other friends who had asked to come started suggesting props, and then costumes, and then we got into the habit of brainstorming a theme a couple of weeks out," she said.




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Since then, she and her friends have dressed up like Game of Thrones characters.



Since then, she and her friends have dressed up like Game of Thrones characters.






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And superheroes.



And superheroes.






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