Way of the Cross

Alice Brown and Carol Lydecker say goodnight after performing their adaptation of the 14 stations of the cross. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)

11th Station: Jesus is nailed to the cross

An observer encourages people to look beyond labels.

12th Station: Jesus dies on the cross

A survivor honors a friend claimed by cancer.

13th Station: Jesus is taken down from the cross

A husband honors his late wife.

14th Station: Jesus is laid in the tomb

A fan of obituaries points out that death claims people of all ages.

15th Station: Jesus rises from the dead

The narrator recalls a friend with cancer who died, but never stopped living.