They’re sitting, lying and standing, in the woods, in the ocean, in parks and in front of the U.S. Capitol. Some are shirtless; others are draped in fabric, their chests revealing mastectomy scars, reconstructive surgery or intricate tattoos covering a constellation of scars. They’re old and young; fat, thin and in-between; of every race, religion and ethnicity; from every geographic region of the country.

But despite their many visible differences, they’re bound together by more than breast cancer: They are linked through an ambitious portrait series meant to explore body image, illness and self-esteem called The Grace Project.

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