Marilyn, Angel's mother, through the sheets of her house in San Cristóbal, Venezuela, close to the Colombian border.
Angel (5) looks through the door of the chemo section of a public hospital in Caracas. His family decided to take him there because of the strong medicine shortage in their home town. Now he travels every 2 weeks to receive chemo.
Marilyn plays with Angel, who hides every time he knows he will get shot. They stay at a different house of family or friends every time they travel to Caracas.
Angel plays while he eats jelly in his temporary house in Caracas.
Marilyn shots Angel every day for 5 days after every chemo he gets since he was diagnosed in 2015. Angel yells and punches everyone around him because he says he can't take the shots anymore.
The scar of the first surgery he's had to remove a 3 x 2 inch tumor located in the adrenal gland. He still has cancer cells in his body.
The kids wait in the hospital's stairs for their turn to receive treatment.
Marilyn keeps the medicines in a box she carries with her in every trip. She tries to find as much as she can due to the medicine's shortage. "If another mom can't find it and I have it, I give it to her. We're here to support each other", she says.
Marilyn cries in the hospital while Angel plays and receives chemo in Caracas.
Marilyn and Angel look though the window during a trip by bus from Caracas to San Cristóbal.
Marilyn's journal of Angel's treatment.
Marilyn hugs Angel during his birthday celebration.
Angel tries to stay warm while his cousins play in the pool during his birthday. He received chemo the day before.
A ball floats in the pool where Angel and his cousins played during his birthday celebration in his home town San Cristóbal.
Angel in his home town. "The doctor are used to these diagnoses. But we, the moms, can't just accept them. We have to fight until the end to save our children", she says.