Someone Once Told Me

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Kaasi Richmond sent this in from Kankakee, IL, USA. She wrote: “I had just gone through an awful breakup. My whole future as I knew it to be was gone. I felt worthless, used, and was in this time, with tears running down my cheeks that a friend took me by the shoulders, made me look him in the eyes, and said to me ‘Princess, you are BEAUTIFUL, you are SPECIAL, and you are LOVED!’

“And I believed him. It took awhile for it to penetrate to my soul, but his words changed everything for me... Now, several years later I still draw just as much strength from those words as I ever did then. And the thing is, he may never know...”

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You Are Beautiful, You Are Special, And You Are Loved
To Have A Child Is To Decide Forever To Have Your Heart Go Walking Around Outside Your Body
You're Too Nice
Be Good. If You Can't Be Good, Be Good At It
Cut Your Hair You Long-Haired Tw*t!
People Will Say Anything To Hurt You...So Don't Listen!

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world tour

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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