Professionally credited as John L. Cooper, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He has been the lead vocalist, bassist and co-founder of the Grammy-nominated American Christian rock band Skillet since 1996.

Professionally credited as John L. Cooper, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He has been the lead vocalist, bassist and co-founder of the Grammy-nominated American Christian rock band Skillet since 1996.

 Sophia Hoffmann, vegan chef from Berlin, Germany. Author of her own cookbook "Sophias Vegan World", food blogger and creator of various exclusive dishes for companies and magazines.

Sophia Hoffmann, vegan chef from Berlin, Germany. Author of her own cookbook "Sophias Vegan World", food blogger and creator of various exclusive dishes for companies and magazines.

 Bennie Lee is a former Chicago gang leader and death row inmate. He now mentors the formerly incarcerated, works to reduce recidivism rates and runs an non-profit, anti-violence organization on the West Side. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Bennie Lee is a former Chicago gang leader and death row inmate. He now mentors the formerly incarcerated, works to reduce recidivism rates and runs an non-profit, anti-violence organization on the West Side. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

 Musician Kevin Gawthorp during rehearsal of the new band the Yacht Rockettes at the School of Rock, music school, in Evanston in advance of an upcoming show, April 7, 2019. (Victor Hilitski/for the Chicago Tribunes)

Musician Kevin Gawthorp during rehearsal of the new band the Yacht Rockettes at the School of Rock, music school, in Evanston in advance of an upcoming show, April 7, 2019. (Victor Hilitski/for the Chicago Tribunes)

 Shelby Allison owner of the Lost Lake, a tropical cocktail bar in Chicago. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Shelby Allison owner of the Lost Lake, a tropical cocktail bar in Chicago. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

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 One of the greatest neurosurgeon and academician in Belarus - Arnold Smeyanovich ready to perform an uniqe operation to remove cancerous tissue in the human brain. Arnold Fedorovich works in a neurosurgery field around 50 years during which he produced more than 10 thousand operations, most of which - on the brain. Minsk, Belarus, 2013  To view full 6th hour surgery - click   HERE

One of the greatest neurosurgeon and academician in Belarus - Arnold Smeyanovich ready to perform an uniqe operation to remove cancerous tissue in the human brain. Arnold Fedorovich works in a neurosurgery field around 50 years during which he produced more than 10 thousand operations, most of which - on the brain. Minsk, Belarus, 2013

To view full 6th hour surgery - click HERE

 series of a portraits of the best rescuers at fire brigades for  "Komsomolskaya Pravda"  newspaper    

series of a portraits of the best rescuers at fire brigades for "Komsomolskaya Pravda" newspaper 

 

 street portrait  San Diego, California

street portrait

San Diego, California

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 Alexander Garcyev - actor and director, artistic director of the National Theatre of Belarusian Drama.

Alexander Garcyev - actor and director, artistic director of the National Theatre of Belarusian Drama.

 Sophia Hoffmann, vegan chef from Berlin, Germany. Author of her own cookbook "Sophias Vegan World", food blogger and creator of various exclusive dishes for companies and magazines.

Sophia Hoffmann, vegan chef from Berlin, Germany. Author of her own cookbook "Sophias Vegan World", food blogger and creator of various exclusive dishes for companies and magazines.

 New members of the Joffrey Ballet at Navy Pier Chicago, September 13, 2018. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

New members of the Joffrey Ballet at Navy Pier Chicago, September 13, 2018. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

 Bar director Michael Dziedic making cocktails at the Arun's Thai Restaurant. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Bar director Michael Dziedic making cocktails at the Arun's Thai Restaurant. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

 Abby Schilling from the Mick Klug Farm (St Joseph, MI) arranging assortment of their produce at the Green City Market in Lincoln park. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Abby Schilling from the Mick Klug Farm (St Joseph, MI) arranging assortment of their produce at the Green City Market in Lincoln park. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

 Executive chef Arun Sampanthavitat preparing food at the kitchen of Arun's Thai Restaurant. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Executive chef Arun Sampanthavitat preparing food at the kitchen of Arun's Thai Restaurant. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

 Just six months after Uptown residents Leanna Blanchard and Brad Klein were married, the newlyweds faced an unfathomable heartbreak — Blanchard’s breast cancer diagnosis. The news hit especially hard because the newlyweds were 28 years old, Blanchard had no family breast-cancer history, and the disease had already spread to lymph nodes in her armpit. The couple’s story is similar to so many others’: Patients and their families need ways and resources to cope with a breast cancer diagnosis. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times  Read full story  HERE.

Just six months after Uptown residents Leanna Blanchard and Brad Klein were married, the newlyweds faced an unfathomable heartbreak — Blanchard’s breast cancer diagnosis. The news hit especially hard because the newlyweds were 28 years old, Blanchard had no family breast-cancer history, and the disease had already spread to lymph nodes in her armpit. The couple’s story is similar to so many others’: Patients and their families need ways and resources to cope with a breast cancer diagnosis. Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times
Read full story HERE.

 Director Jonathan Wilson(left), actor Michael Aaron Pogue(right) and artistic director and co-founder of Windy City Playhouse Amy Rubenstein(center) during reharsals of a new play on June 25, 2019. Theater is set to debut its newest immersive production with the Chicago premiere of Jonathan Caren’s “The Recommendation”, an immersive style play that is designed for a more intimate viewing experience. |  Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times

Director Jonathan Wilson(left), actor Michael Aaron Pogue(right) and artistic director and co-founder of Windy City Playhouse Amy Rubenstein(center) during reharsals of a new play on June 25, 2019. Theater is set to debut its newest immersive production with the Chicago premiere of Jonathan Caren’s “The Recommendation”, an immersive style play that is designed for a more intimate viewing experience. | Victor Hilitski/For the Sun-Times