(This post might feature things that are triggering; there are some photos of the aftereffects of animal abuse.)
Spent yesterday in Greensboro playing second camera for Gorman while he shot interviews for his current doc project, A Dog Named Gucci, a piece about animal cruelty and animal rights laws in the US. We hung out with Donna Lawrence and Susie, who was set on fire at 8 weeks old and left for dead. Donna adopted Susie during her recovery, and they worked to get the laws about sentencing in animal cruelty cases in NC changed. Pretty powerful stuff, and I was honored to hang out with them today.
First, I am still so tired, you guys. I am so, so tired. I have a huge bruise-slash-scrapes-slash-lump-of-pain on my right shin from where the sound case fell out of the SUV trunk on Tuesday, I have a new scrape on my right knee from where I fell off the curb into 4th Street, I have an inexplicable and enormous bruise on my elbow where I don’t even know where it came from. My flight home was miserable. I still have 1200 photos to edit, and I’ve already been on a first pass through 2000.
My trip was completely amazing.
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Day 2 of my shooting with the Every Everything crew. Lots of time in an SUV, but worth it for the stories. And the scars, as Craig Finn would probably say.