The Art Exhibit

During the filming of "The Last Days of Extraordinary Lives",  a comprehensive collection of still portraits was created by Randy Bacon, the film's director and nationally acclaimed photographer.  This powerful, inspiring collection now represents a portrait art exhibit consisting of approximately 30 framed images.  This portrait exhibition is available for showing at your venue, business or special event.

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  • Garret Wittman and his Mother

    "I consider myself blessed...knowing I have my friends, my family and God."

  • Garret Wittman

    "It's knowing you are gives that little bit of hope...and you gotta have hope."

  • Wilma Harthcock

    "One of the most important things in my life is the time I have had with my daughter and husband...we play games, watch movies, spend time together...those are my fondest memories."

  • Wilma Harthcock

    "Just being there for someone is probably the greatest thing a human being has to offer." (Bob Elder, Hospice Chaplain)

  • Billie and Wilma Day

    "And how long have you been married? Oh, not very long...52 years...not very long when you love somebody." (a segment of a story from Angela Ricketts, Hospice Social Worker, from a hospice patient)

  • Billie Day

    "...focus on the positive things...we have had a lot of good things come out of this sickness...there has been some sorrow too...but we've had time to talk and time to laugh...we've had a good life together."

  • Mary Louise Baxter

    "Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul." (Samuel Ullman)

  • Mary Louise Baxter

    "God has put us here for a purpose...I hope I have helped others along the way."

  • George Shergalis

    "...most of my years...have been full of joy...each day is a gift."

  • Joy Knox with her Grandfather, George Shergalis

    "Don't let things be right or to win an argument is pretty pale when you think about having a relationship and being with the people you love." (Jan Roselman, Hospice Coordinator)

  • Naomi Caron

    "Sometimes life is about disappointment and sometimes it is about sadness and heartache; but most of the time it is about pure joy and hope." (Kim Morelock, Director, end-of-life care)

  • Naomi Caron with her daughters

    "My sisters and I never speak...I said to my girls, don't be like that, don't be like we are."

  • Pearl and her mother Charity Hollan

    "There is no friendship, no love, like that of a parent for the child." (Henry Ward Beecher)

  • Pearl and her mother Charity Hollan

    "Somebody told us...that this sickness will do one of two things to your relationship. It will either break you apart or bring you together. And, I have to say we are together like super glue."

  • George Wilkinson

    "Faith is like radar that sees through the fog, the reality of things at a distance that the human eye can't see." (Corrie Ten Boom - Holocaust Survivor)

  • George Wilkinson and wife

    "...every moment is actions (smoking) took time away from her...freedom from her."

  • Linda Noble with her parents

    "...early on in the illness, Linda knew she had a higher purpose. God spoke to her and she said to me, 'God told me that this was not about me but all about Him, and God asked me, 'can you get on board with that Linda?' and I said yes." (from Linda's Husband, Rick)

  • Bob Muldrow (husband of Mary, who died shortly before the filming)

    "We always tried to compromise on what we wanted to include each other in the decisions."

  • Bob Muldrow with picture of him and Mary

    "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for the world and others remains and is immortal." (Albert Pike)

  • Robert Egbert

    "I love him and I want to see him taken care of...he wants me here when he takes his last breath, so that's what we are going to do." (Cheryl Egbert, speaking about Robert)

  • "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times...always with the same person." (Mignon MacLaughlin)

  • Betty Silvestro

    "It upsets me when they say my memory is going...the memory is there...I just have to find it and bring it out."

  • Betty Silvestro

    "...things can change in the blink of an eye and people who are facing the end of their life realize that...what I have learned from them is to grasp that time now." (Billie Klingaman, Hospice Director)