10/21/2013 06:53 pm ET

Side by Side, Battling Cancer and Sending Off the Bride


When I caught up with Nancy Borowick on Thursday morning, she was running around East Harlem shooting a neighborhood feature for AM New York, a free newspaper distributed in the subways. Earlier this week, she worked fund-raisers for a charter school and a humanitarian relief organization. She is 28, a freelance photographer, and often rises at 6 a.m. to call assignment editors at newspapers around the city looking for day work — a politician campaigning, a news conference by the mayor, a good perp walk.

After getting married Oct. 5, she went right back to work. “This is how I spent my honeymoon,” she says.

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