The Distance Between Us by Christopher Capozziello

Thirteen years ago, without any real intention of telling our story, I began photographing my twin brother. Nick has cerebral palsy.The initial photographs were made at a time when I was starting to understand the photographer I was becoming. For years, I archived the pictures without ever looking at many of them. About ten years after the first pictures were made, and with a growing pile of photographs, I started to question why I continued to make these pictures. 

After a number of close friends and colleagues gently prodded me to examine more deeply our story, I began to see there was much to share. It had little to do with showing what it is like to live with cerebral palsy, and more to do with sharing our story as brothers, and being open about my laments, and sharing how I began to move past the guilt I carried for being the healthy twin…