Sarah Perkins hang her handmade jewelry to sell in her booth at a Nelsonville street fair. She said her jewelry making is her family's only source of income, as well as one of her passions.
(Left to right) Samantha Gold, Scott Dexter, Desirae Primes, Clarity Handa (1 year old), Sarah Perkins, and Tyrell Handa (2 years old) socialize in Perkins’ living room in Nelsonville, Ohio on October 10, 2017.
Perkins takes her dogs (left to right) Maggie May and Brigit outside their basement apartment on October 30, 2017. Maggie May’s water had broken a few hours before.
Perkins examines her IV put in by nurse Rhonda Rankin (pictured in back) during her visit to O’Bleness Hospital for emergency surgery to remove cancer cells in Perkins’ colon on October 16, 2017.
Perkins works on making a wire ring for her handmade jewelry business, “Blitz and Blingz”, in her kitchen on October 31, 2017. “I use the leftover wire from my wire wrapped necklaces to makes these rings. That way nothing goes to waste,” Perkins said.
Perkins' grandson Tyrell Handa (2 years old) plays on the floor in his Halloween costume while Brigit and Maggie May fight next to him. Perkins and her daughter Desirae take no notice.
Perkins leans down to her dog Brigit for "puppy love" and Brigit smacked Perkins with her paw.
Sarah Perkins smoke a handmade cigarette and sips a Pepsi as her dog Maggie May begs for a drink of soda.