1984 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize

Eddie Adams

Parade Magazine

01 January, 1983

American actress and film star Bette Davis.

In 1983, Davis was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy. Within two weeks of her operation, she suffered several strokes which caused paralysis in the left side of her face and in her left arm, and left her with slurred speech. She would only partially recover after a long period of therapy.

About the photographer

Eddie Adams

The photographic career of American photojournalist Eddie Adams (New Kensington, Pennsylvania 1933 - New York City 2004) spanned 45 years, in which he covered every possible subj...

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