Child fights incurable brain cancer

Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I – 1st place – Best photo story “Tae’s Story”
Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I – 1st place – Best video “A Difficult Journey”
Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I – 1st place –  Best feature photo “Tae’s story”
Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I – 3rd place – Best photo story “A Difficult Journey”
Winner of 2016 Ohio News Photographer’s Association year end – 1st place – News video – “Tae’s story”
Winner of Best of USA Today Network 2016 Awards, Div III. – 2nd place – Video – “Tae’s Story”
Winner of 2016 USA Today Network journalism awards quarter 1, Div. III – 1st place – Video
Winner of 2016 USA Today Network journalism awards quarter 1, Div. III – Finalist photo
Winner of 2016 Ohio News Photographers Association, Feb. clip contest – 3rd place – Photo story
Winner of 2016 USA Today Network journalism awards quarter 3, Div. III – 1st place – Digital storytelling
Winner of 2016 USA Today Network journalism awards quarter 3, Div. III – Finalist photo
Winner of 2016 USA Today Network journalism awards quarter 3, Div. III – Finalist video

Diontae “Tae” Smith of Port Clinton had just turned four when he was diagnosed with stage four glioblastoma, a form of aggressive brain cancer with a low survival rate, generally considered incurable. Photojournalist Molly Corfman and writer Daniel Carson follow him through his journey to fight for his life.