Artist: Cynthia Fraula-Hahn plaster embedded gauze, acrylic
During the process of wrapping my friend who had a single mastectomy twenty years ago, I found that many friends had abandoned her. She supposed they just couldn’t deal with what she had to endure at the time. This brought more loss and more heartbreak. I discovered that she felt great comfort and beauty in blue herons. It was a special touchstone with her sister, who also had breast cancer and a single mastectomy.