Fighting cancer one tutu at a time

Swan. Saddle River, New Jersey. Copyright Bob Carey

“After years of talking about the project, it’s really happening—and we’re tickled pink.” Bob Carey 2013

What started out as a “lark” has turned into a very successful opportunity to help and support cancer patients and their families in a worldwide venture.

This quote from their website makes you giggle and want to find out more at the same time.

“The Tutu Project™ began in 2003 as a lark. I mean, really, think of it. Me photographing myself in a pink tutu, how crazy is that?” Bob Carey.

Bob Carey’s career nearly took a different route but fate had plans for this gentle caring soul.

“My passion for photography started after a skateboard injury. Once healed, I bought a camera and started taking pictures of my skater friends.”

Bob studied photography in college and assisted the top photographers in Phoenix.  He continued working with these photographers after graduation.

“I eventually opened my own studio.  We didn’t plan it but Linda started working with me at that time and helped build our business. We’ve been working together for over 20 years.”

Linda adds “March 17 1986 was our first date and we have been together ever since.”

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