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Civil Engineer Turned Photographer Shares Photos of Her Wife's Last Moments Before Valentine's Day


An artist will always live to be an artist, even moments of grieve are made and expressed in art. Joe Makeni, art director and photographer who runs Frontlite Photography, had no otherwise but to share photos of moments leading up to his wife Njeri Riitho’s death just a couple of days to the celebrated lovers’ day, valentine.
Joe Makeni, Civil Engineer Turned Photographer, has been celebrated by many for his creativity and courage to  share the photos so as to encourage someone out there who tends to give during the diffucult momemts in life never to give up. With or without your loved one besides you, life has to go on.
His wife Njeri Riitho, succumbed to hypocalcemia, few days after she gave birth. May her soul rest in peace.

Below are the photos and captions Joe Makeni shared on his social media pages.


Doctors and nurses make a spirited attempt to save Njeri’s life. There was no shortage of talent. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many doctors attend to one person. This was during intonation and I remember Dr. Rachel Hagler telling Joy and I “This is the part where you pray” before the procedure started. I am particularly thankful to Dr. Rachel for preparing me every step of the way. She told me about the grim possibility if death even before I thought of it myself. Thank you for making all those phone calls to make sure Njeri got a bed in the ICU. Thank you for your courage and faith. For being human. For fighting for her life to the very end. For letting me see her before she passed on. You encouraged me.

A photo posted by Joe Makeni (@joemakeni) on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:17pm PST

Below is a video interview of Joe Makeni posted on Youtube by Sautiblog


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