Someone Once Told Me

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This excellent lady explains that this is something she was once told by her mum, when she was about 13 and studying for a clarinet exam. She explains in her audio commentary that she was “really struggling with my A minor scale” which prompted the SOTM seen here.

Her mother’s calming words had a great effect, she explains, helping her to get through the exam. “Ever since then, whenever something’s been difficult or challenging, or caused me anxiety, I’ve just said those words to myself and it seems to make things a lot easier to deal with,” our subject says.

Taken in Hyde Park, London, UK, at an all-day concert.

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Having run SOTM mainly from London since September 2006, Mario travelled the world between June 2013 and May 2014 to capture people's stories.

Click below to read about his adventures involving Korean schoolgirls, cemetery dwellers in Manila, people from South African townships and many others.

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