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Orlando -- My Pulse Still Beats

All these guys and girls could be my children considering their age. This is the reason why I decided to make a portrait series of all these guys and girls killed in Orlando.
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I am the artist Lena Hades, I am 56-year-old woman, I'm childless. And all these guys and girls could be my children considering their age. This is the reason why I decided to make a portrait series of all these guys and girls killed in Orlando by Omar Mateen, a deranged psychopath.

It's known that the Tibetan Buddhist tradition gives more attention to helping the dying person cross the borders of death than any other religious tradition. So, I decided draw these forty-nine people during the next 49 days, reading the Buddhist Mantras.

To be continued...